HAVE ENGLAND IMPROVED SINCE WORLD CUP?
Their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign has been flawless but England have still to be tested against top-class opposition.
NORTH RULED OUT OF CLERMONT MATCH
Northampton wing George North will miss Saturday's European Champions Cup game with Clermont because of a head injury.
GB'S COOK CONFIRMS MOLDOVA MOVE
British world number one taekwondo fighter Aaron Cook confirms he plans to represent Moldova at the Rio Olympics.
KAMAL QUITS ICC AFTER WORLD CUP SNUB
Mustafa Kamal resigns as International Cricket Council president after being replaced as a prize-giver at the World Cup.
TOWNSEND HOPES TO 'SILENCE CRITICS'
Andros Townsend hopes he has "silenced" his critics after his equaliser earned England a 1-1 friendly draw in Italy.
UEFA SEEKS THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP LAW
Uefa and players' union Fifpro ask the European Commission to make third-party player ownership illegal.
BELL SIGNS BEARS CONTRACT EXTENSION
Warwickshire and England batsman Ian Bell signs a three-year contract extension until the end of the 2017 season.
MURRAY REACHES 500 CAREER WINS
Andy Murray reaches 500 career wins with victory over Kevin Anderson at the Miami Open, beating the South African 6-4 3-6 6-3.