Articles by Arjun Devgan
The boycott has led Pakistan to host their home series in the United Arab Emirates.
Great Britain looking for their first win as they play hosts Brazil on 9 August.
India face an unbeaten Argentina in their third game on 9 August.
India face 2012 Gold medal winners Germany in their second game on 8 August.
Guyana Amazon Warriors and Jamaica Tallawahs face off in the final of the CPL 2016.
The reigning 100m and 200m champion is the favourite to repeat his achievements at the Rio Olympics.
McGregor had faced defeat at the hands of Diaz at UFC 196.
Hosts Brazil kick off their campaign against Spain on 6 August.
London 2012 gold medal winners Germany face Canada in their opening game on 6 August.
World number 1 team Australia open their campaign against Trans-Tasman rivals New Zealand on 6 August.
Great Britain begin their Rio Olympics hockey campaign against Belgium on 6 August.
India begin their Rio Olympics hockey campaign against Ireland on 6 August.
Argentina face Netherlands in the opening game of the men's hockey tournament on 6 August.
Waqar Younis and Wasim Akram were not friends off the cricket field.
Zimbabwe face New Zealand in the 2nd Test on 6 August, Kiwis lead the series 1-0.
Gayle and Bravo face-off as Jamaica and Trinbago play each other in playoff 3.
Bravo's Trinbago Knight Riders take on Sammy's St Lucia Zouks in playoff 2 of the CPL 2016.
Anthony Joshua is the current International Boxing Federation champion.
Rousey, who is a former bantamweight champion herself, has been out of action since November 2015.
Sri Lanka face Australia in the second Test on 3 August. The hosts lead the series 1-0.