South Africa captain Du Plessis to miss first Test

First Investec Test, England v South Africa Venue: Lord’s Dates: 6-10 July Start: 11:00 BST Coverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, Radio 4 LW and online. Live text commentary and in-play video clips on BBC Sport website South Africa captain Faf du Plessis will miss the first Test against England at…

Casey & Fleetwood share US Open lead as world's top three miss cut

US Open round two leaderboard, Erin Hills -7 P Casey (Eng), T Fleetwood (Eng), B Harman (US), B Koepka (US); -6 J Lovemark (US), R Fowler (US), JB Holmes (US) Selected: -5 S Kim (Kor), H Matsuyama (Jpn), C Champ (US)*; –3 S Garcia (Spa), M Kaymer (Ger); -2 A Johnston (Eng); -1 E Pepperell…

Mickelson set to miss US Open for daughter's graduation

Five-time major winner Phil Mickelson says he is likely to miss the US Open later this month to attend daughter Amanda’s high school graduation. The tournament is the only major the 46-year-old has not won. The US Open first round at Erin Hills in Wisconsin is on the same day, 15 June, as the ceremony…

Roger Federer: Swiss 18-time Grand Slam winner to miss French Open

Eighteen-time major winner Roger Federer will sit out the French Open and the rest of the clay-court season. The 35-year-old, fifth in the world rankings, says he made the decision in an attempt to continue playing on the ATP Tour “for many years to come”. The Swiss added he will now prepare for the grass…

Manuel Neuer: Bayern Munich keeper to miss the rest of the season

Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer will miss the rest of the season after fracturing his left foot during the Champions League quarter-final second-leg defeat by Real Madrid on Tuesday. Neuer, 31, sustained the injury during Cristiano Ronaldo’s third goal in extra time as Bayern lost 6-3 on aggregate. “I am sad that I will not…