A persistent ankle injury threatens to jeopardise Ye Shiwen`s world championships campaign as China`s double Olympic champion prepares to race in Sunday`s 200m individual medley heats and final, reports Xinhua.
The funeral of Jules Bianchi, the French Formula One driver who died after spending nine months in a coma following a crash at last season`s Japanese Grand Prix, will be held in his home city of Nice on Tuesday.
Key defender Deepika's injury sustained in the match against Australia is a concern for the fast-improving Indian women's team ahead of the knock-out rounds of the Hockey World League Semifinals at the KHC Dragons Stadium here.
Pakistan's seven-feet tall left-arm pacer Mohammad Irfan has recovered completely from the injury that had cut short his World Cup campaign but he still regrets missing the quarter-final against Australia in the mega-event earlier this year.
England`s Jos Buttler has been ruled out of Tuesday`s lone Twenty20 international against New Zealand at Old Trafford with the hand injury that sidelined him from Saturday`s one-day series decider, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced via Twitter.
Jonny Bairstow was called into England`s squad ahead of Saturday`s deciding one-day international against New Zealand in Durham after wicket-keeper Jos Buttler suffered a hand injury in training on Friday.
Roma`s Daniele De Rossi has joined Italy`s growing injury list for their friendly against Portugal, four days after the Azzurri kept their Euro 2016 qualifying hopes alive in a controversial 1-1 draw away to Croatia.
Italy coach Antonio Conte has called up AC Milan attacking midfielder Giacomo Bonaventura as the beaten 2012 finalists look to take another step towards qualification for the 2016 European Championships against Croatia on Friday.
Australian Olympic champion Sally Pearson suffered an early season setback after crashing out of the women`s 100m hurdles with an apparent hand injury at the Rome leg of the Diamond League on Thursday.