Mark Cavendish is to make his return from injury by riding in the Tour de l'Ain next week.
Victor Matfield will miss South Africa's Rugby Championship opener against Argentina due to a knee injury.
Springboks coach Heyneke Meyer said he is bracing for a particularly tough Rugby Championship campaign.
Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino has called for Erik Lamela to be given time to return to his best form.
Barcelona forward Neymar has passed a medical and could be ready for the start of the La Liga season.
India have named two new faces in their 17-man squad to face England in the limited-overs matches later this month.
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