Injured Joshua cancels fight

BOXING: British heavyweight Anthony Joshua has been forced to pull out of Saturday’s fight against Hector Alfredo Avila with a bicep injury. The Olympic champion was scheduled to fight on the undercard of Carl Froch and George Groves’s meeting in Manchester. Joshua is hopeful of being fit to return to the ring against Dorian Darch at the ExCel Arena in the Docklands on 14 December.