Emotional Peru advanced to the World Cup for the first time since 1982 by defeating New Zealand 2-0, goals by Jefferson Farfan and Christian Ramos sealing the last ticket to Russia.
The World Anti-Doping Agency maintained its suspension of Russia on Nov. 16, raising the spectre of a possible ban from February's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
Philadelphia's Joel Embiid overwhelmed the Los Angeles Lakers in a Nop showdown of the NBA's top young talents, scoring 46 points in the 76ers' 115-109 victory.
Of around 200,000 certificated scuba divers in Turkey, only 30 percent are women, Turkish Underwater Sports Federation Scuba Diving Board Member Engin Kondul has said.
Roger Federer has paid a glowing tribute to Alexander Zverev, hailing the 20-year-old German as having the "full package" of skills and resolve to lead tennis's youthful revolution.
Rafael Nadal pulled out of the ATP Finals on Nov. 13, admitting he had lost his fitness battle after crashing to defeat in three sets to David Goffin in a thrilling encounter.
LeBron James scored 23 points and reserve guard Kyle Korver added 21 as the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied from a 24-point deficit Nov. 13 to edge the New York Knicks 104-101.
Cam Newton threw for 254 yards and four touchdowns and ran for 95 yards as the Carolina Panthers routed the Miami Dolphins 45-21 in an NFL game on Nov. 13.
Joachim Löw has told his Germany side to prove themselves in Nov. 14's friendly against France as the defending champions' sharpen their preparations for next year's World Cup.