Australia coach Michael Cheika sprung a number of surprises in his 39-man training squad for the next month's three-test series against England on Thursday, recalling former captain James Horwill and including 10 uncapped players.
Three-time Olympic gold medallist Drew Ginn has blamed Australian rowing for a "tradition of secrecy" in its selections after the men's and women's eights failed to qualify for the Rio de Janeiro Games.
Mike Hesson has been rewarded for his successful reign as New Zealand coach with a contract extension that takes him through until after the 2019 World Cup in England.
Two-time Olympic 100 metres champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Prycewill return to competition at Saturday's Prefontaine Classic in Oregon after missing her three previous scheduled meetings with a toe injury, her coach has said.
Real Madrid and Manchester United are the richest clubs in Europe, according to a study by Dutch auditors KPMG.
Reigning US Open champion Jordan Spieth has tried to relax ahead of Thursday's start of the US PGA's event at Colonial, hoping to find his form and put recent struggles behind him.
Manchester United were locked in a second day of talks with Jose Mourinho's agents on Wednesday, hammering out a deal to sweep the controversial Portuguese boss into Old Trafford.
Legendary Malaysian Nicol David saw the certainty of a semi-final place slip from her grasp as an old rival, Laura Massaro, snatched victory from the edge of defeat in the group stages of the PSA World Series finals.
Goal-line technology will be used in next month's Copa America Centenario, organisers announced on Wednesday, selecting Hawk-Eye as the supplier for the camera replay system.
Brazilian investigators have expanded their probe into possible corruption around the staging of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro this August to include all the venues and services financed with federal funds, a lead prosecutor told Reuters.