LONDON Flanker Tom Wood, whose last test appearance came against Uruguay in the World Cup 12 months ago, was the surprise inclusion in Eddie Jones's squad for the autumn internationals as the coach seeks to deal with a back-row injury crisis.
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BUENOS AIRES Argentina have recalled forward Ezequiel Lavezzi for next month’s South American World Cup qualifiers against Brazil and Colombia despite him not playing since June.
Valencia have been fined 1,500 euros (1338.54 pound) after a fan threw a bottle at Barcelona's players in Saturday's 3-2 La Liga defeat, the Spanish football federation (RFEF) said on Wednesday.
ZURICH Kenyan marathon runner Rita Jeptoo has had her doping ban doubled to four years and been disqualified from the Boston marathon she won in 2014, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Wednesday.
Utility back Matt Toomua has been sidelined for an estimated six months, with the Australian needing surgery on his knee, his club Leicester Tigers said on Wednesday.
BERLIN Audi will end its involvement in the prestigious Le Mans sports car race next year after almost two decades to focus on racing electric cars, symbolising a shift in strategy as parent company Volkswagen battles to recover from an emissions scandal.