With his injury recovery almost complete, Paris Saint-Germain have named Neymar in Thomas Tuchel's 33-man group for the trip to China.
He is one of the Premier League's most impressive defenders but Liverpool's Andy Robertson says his goal is to get even better.
Sri Lanka paceman Lasith Malinga has taken 335 wickets in 225 matches in an ODI career that has spanned 15 years.
Defending champion Geraint Thomas crashed during stage 16 of the Tour de France but was able to return to the peloton.
Will Genia believes James O'Connor will grasp his chance if a six-year Wallabies exile comes to an end when Australia face Argentina.
Jonathan Barnett, Gareth Bale's agent, has attempted to defuse his tense relationship with Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane.
World Cup hero Jason Roy will make his long-form debut for England alongside Olly Stone when Ireland visit Lord's in a historic Test.
Tammy Abraham and Ross Barkley were on target as Frank Lampard's Chelsea edged a pre-season friendly against Barcelona.
Marginalised last season, Paulo Dybala could yet have a big part to play for Juventus under new boss Maurizio Sarri.
Inter boss Antonio Conte has dismissed suggestions he could have been in the opposite dugout when his side takes on Juventus on Wednesday.
The West Indies have gone for a mixture of youth and experience for their first two Twenty20 games against India.
England hero Ben Stokes says "legend" Kane Williamson should be named New Zealander of the Year rather than him.
Barcelona's rumoured interest is an "honour" for David Alaba, but Bayern Munich can rest easy about the left-back's level of commitment.
England's leading Test wicket-taker will continue to be assessed ahead of the first Ashes Test next week and will not face Ireland.
Ernesto Valverde has included new signing Antoine Griezmann in a Barcelona XI for the first time.