Boxer Patrick Day dies four days after suffering brain injury….

Boxer Patrick Day has died aged 27 – four days after suffering a brain injury in a fight against Charles Conwell. The American was put into a coma on Saturday after he was knocked out in the 10th round of his super welterweight bout in Chicago.

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La Liga seeks to switch El Clasico….

La Liga has asked for El Clasico on 26 October to be switched from Barcelona’s Nou Camp stadium to Real Madrid’s Bernabeu over fears of civil unrest. There have been days of protest in Barcelona after nine Catalan separatist leaders were jailed on Monday.

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Bulgarian Football Union president resigns after racist abuse of England players….

The president of the Bulgaria Football Union, Borislav Mihaylov, has resigned. Bulgaria Prime Minister Boyko Borissov called for him to quit on Tuesday after the racist abuse of England players in the Euro 2020 qualifier in Sofia. Monday’s match, which England won 6-0, was stopped twice because of racist behaviour by home fans, which included Nazi salutes and monkey chants.

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Catalonia suspend football matches….

The Catalan Football Federation has suspended all matches in the region on Monday after nine Catalan separatist leaders were jailed. Spain’s Supreme Court sentenced the leaders for sedition over their role in an independence referendum in 2017. The federation says the suspension is to show solidarity with the leaders and their families and covers all of its official football and futsal matches.

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Valtteri Bottas wins Japanese Grand Prix….

Valtteri Bottas won the Japanese Grand Prix with team-mate Lewis Hamilton third behind Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel, securing a Formula 1 record sixth straight World Championship double for Mercedes. The result sealed the constructors’ title with four races to go and, while Hamilton is not quite world champion yet, only Bottas can catch him.

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