According to reports in France, Liverpool centre-half Mamadou Sakho has no future at Anfield and will be sold in January.
Thistlecrack has stepped up his preparations for the 2017 Cheltenham Festival by securing a victory on his chase debut at Chepstow.
England head coach Trevor Bayliss has named an unchanged squad for the upcoming five Test series in India.
Angelique Kerber says everything is going brilliantly after she recorded back-to-back WTA Finals victories in Singapore.
Mercedes star Lewis Hamilton is hoping for a reliable car until the end of the campaign as he aims to defend his individual crown.
Rory McIlroy, Australian Adam Scott and American Bubba Watson are all among the WGC-HSBC Champions tournament opening groups.
England boss Eddie Jones has named three new faces in his 33-man squad for the autumn internationals.