British and Irish Lions winger George North has been passed fit for Saturday's first Test against Australia.
A look at what is making the headlines on the back pages of Wednesday's press.
Andy Carroll is on the brink of joining West Ham permanently after passing a medical with the Premier League club.
View from connections ahead of the Prince Of Wales's Stakes at Royal Ascot on Wednesday.
Man On The Spot previews day two of Royal Ascot 2013 and he's backing Al Kazeem for the feature race.
Simon Holt previews day two of Royal Ascot and he's backing The Fugue in the Prince of Wales's Stakes.
Will Hayler reflects on day one of Royal Ascot as Dawn Approach bounced back to form in the St James's Palace Stakes.
Ben Linfoot seeks out the value on day two of Royal Ascot and he's backing Ninjago in the Jersey Stakes.
Thiago Alcantara's hat-trick helped Spain to a 4-2 win over Italy in the final of the European Under-21 Championship.
Five-time champion Venus Williams will not compete at Wimbledon this year.
Nathan Cleverly has described Carl Froch's claims to be one of the best British fighters ever as an "absolute joke".
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Australia flanker Michael Hooper insists the Wallabies will draw inspiration from the Lions' first defeat of their 2013 tour, when the two teams meet in the opening test on Saturday.
Novak Djokovic believes he has the mental strength to beat anyone in the world and doesn't need to resort to mind games.
George North has been passed fit and could feature in Saturday's First Test in Brisbane. North was a doubt to face Austraila due to a hamstring injury but assistant coach Rob Howley says he's fitter than ever.