Barcelona’s Antoine Griezmann (centre) attends a pre-season training session with new team-mates on Monday. Agence France-Presse
Australia on Monday appointed ex-England bowling coach Troy Cooley for their upcoming Ashes series as they bid to win the urn on away soil for the first time in 18 years.
Into the final of the Copa del Rey and with a comfortable 11-point lead at the top of La Liga, Barca coach Ernesto Valverde is expected to give a number of fringe players a chance when they visit bottom side Huesca on Saturday.
The five-time European champions will face either Liverpool or Porto in the last four in their first appearance at the stage of the competition since 2015.
Al Ain maintain their perfect cup start as they defeat Al Dhafra 2-0, at Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Stadium in matchweek 5 of the Arabian Gulf Cup Group A on Saturday.
Mohammed Shami took four wickets as India crushed Bangladesh by an innings and 130 runs inside three days of the opening Test on Saturday. This, after India declared their first innings on 493 for six, garnering a lead of 343 runs.
Greek tennis sensation Stefanos Tsitsipas booked his place in the final of the ATP Finals in his tournament debut on Saturday when he handed six-time champion Roger Federer a shock 6-3, 6-4 semi-final defeat on Saturday.