The latest celebrity to be linked to the new season of Strictly Come Dancing is rugby player Ben Cohen.

Previous series of the hit BBC One show have featured rugby players including Gavin Henson, Austin Healey, Kenny Logan and Matt Dawson.

34-year-old Cohen retired from the sport in 2011 and has since been working on the Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation which tackles the issue of bullying.

The show returns this autumn for its eleventh series and other names which has been linked include Abbey Clancy, Sophie Ellis-Bextor and Vanessa Feltz.