Vergne splits with F1's Toro Rosso

France's Jean-Eric Vergne has announced he will be leaving Toro Rosso next Formula One season.
Melbourne could use the second and third picks in the AFL draft on good mates Christian Petracca and Angus Brayshaw.
A fifth member of Kazakhstan's professional cycling team Astana has been revealed to have failed a drug test.

Boomers cleared of tanking by FIBA

Australia have been cleared by basketball's governing body of tanking at the World Cup in September.
Doctors hope to know more about the condition of stricken South Australian batsman Phillip Hughes by Thursday.
Japan could be prevented from taking part in major basketball competitions, including the Olympics, after a decision by FIBA.
Bangladesh have taken an unassailable 3-0 series lead over Zimbabwe after beating them by 124 runs in Wednesday's one-day match.
Sri Lanka have beaten England by 25 runs in the opening one-day international, despite a stunning century to the tourists' Moeen Ali.
Pakistan have piled on the runs on the opening day of the third and final Test with New Zealand, with the series locked up at 1-all.

Springboks ring changes for Wales

The Springboks have been forced to call on a bunch of up-and-coming players for their clash with Wales as multiple players returned to club duties.
Bangladesh moved closer to wrapping up their one day cricket series against Zimbabwe with a hefty score in their innings of the third match.
The Wallabies could face a damage bill from the IRFU after a staff member accidentally broke a door after Saturday's defeat at Lansdowne Road.
NSW paceman Sean Abbott is being supported by teammates and counsellors in the wake of Phil Hughes' injury.
Christian Petracca or Paddy McCartin will be St Kilda's choice as the No.1 selection at the AFL national draft.
The AFL anti-doping tribunal is scheduled to start proceedings on December 15, with 34 current and past Essendon players to plead their case.

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