Foreign Minister Alistair Burt's admission that the Cameron government has "supported" a survey of attitudes to US drone strikes in Pakistan's tribal areas amounts to a tacit admission of British involvement.
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Golf: PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem acknowledged today that the status of deer antler spray is "kind of silly" after Vijay Singh was cleared of doping despite admitting using it.
Welsh football: Wembley will become Wales for a day, or at least 90 minutes, this Sunday as Wrexham and Newport clash over the right to rejoin England's Football League.
Boxing: Audley Harrison brought down the curtain on a career of unfulfilled promise when he confirmed his retirement from professional boxing today.
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Rugby union: British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland revealed today that Jonny Wilkinson had declined an invitation to tour Hong Kong and Australia, but admitted that the Toulon veteran could yet play a part.
Football: Barcelona will have to stage the greatest comeback in Champions League history tomorrow night if they are to overcome a 4-0 first-leg semi-final deficit against Bayern Munich.
Scottish football: Hearts reassured supporters today that the club is doing everything possible to continue trading as normal after fresh concerns surfaced over their financial future.
Rugby union comment: With the European Cup finalists now decided and the long-awaited British & Irish Lions team announcement made earlier today, there is now an opportunity to focus on the run-in to both domestic competitions, where the play-off draws will become apparent this weekend.
Football: Newcastle manager Alan Pardew pulled no punches today as he sounded the battle cry for his relegation-threatened side.
Scottish football comment: The idea that the Scottish Premier League could yet strike a deal to radically reform Scottish football in time for next season was always a long shot.