Stuart Pearce has confirmed he will consider selecting Jack Wilshere for the 2012 Olympics, despite the Arsenal midfielder's fitness woes.
Oman goalkeeper Ali Al-Habsi has confirmed his desire to play at this summer's Olympics in London should his nation beat Senegal in Monday's qualification play-off.
The controversial Mario Balotelli will be an integral part of Italy's Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine, according to coach Cesare Prandelli.
Euro 2012 news
Italy coach Cesare Prandelli says veteran striker Antonio Di Natale could still be part of his Euro 2012 squad despite overlooking the Udinese hot-shot in the run up to the tournament.
PSG have made a move to sign Tunisia's star of the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations Youssef Msakni, according to the player's club Esperance Tunis.
Roma forward Bojan Krkic says he has "not lost hope" of playing in the Olympics for Spain, despite having not played for the senior side since making his debut in 2008.
Aston Villa expect Darren Bent to resume full training within 12 weeks after undergoing successful ankle surgery on Monday night.
The pitch at London's Olympic Stadium will need to be replaced at a cost of around GBP;2 million after the Games because it does not match up to Premier League standards.
Mali captain Seydou Keita believes he and his team-mates have "nothing to lose" as they prepare to face Ivory Coast in the semi-finals of the African Nations Cup.
Didier Drogba scored twice after missing a penalty and Yaya Toure put the seal on Ivory Coast's quarter-final victory over co-hosts Equatorial Guinea at the African Nations Cup.
David Beckham and Ryan Giggs are among 184 of 191 players contacted by the Football Association who have indicated they wish to be considered for the British men's team at the London 2012 Olympics.
Morocco will become the first African country to host the FIFA Club World Cup after it was confirmed that it will stage the 2013 and 2014 editions of the tournament.