Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson is fuming after being told Wayne Rooney is on the shortlist for the Great Britain squad at the London Olympics despite the striker being widely expected to go to Euro 2012 with England.
Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel won the Grand Prix in Bahrain on Sunday while rage boiled beyond the circuit among protesters who say the island's rulers should not have hosted the race after crushing Arab Spring demonstrations last year.
World number three Lee Westwood successfully defended his Indonesian Masters title after completing 32 holes at the Royale Jakarta Golf Club.
Juan Martín del Potro returned to the “Top Ten” of the ATP World Tennis’ classification after the Montecarlo Masters 1000, while Serb Novak Djokovic extends his points as the top seeded player.
LeRoy Walker, the first black US Olympic team coach and president of the US Olympic Committee (USOC), has died at the age of 93, the USOC said.
Successive defeats by Chelsea and Real Madrid have not diminished Pep Guardiola's faith in his players or his belief that they will immediately get back to winning ways, the Barcelona coach said.
Sergio Agüero told reporters that Lionel Messi deserves to be ranked alongside Diego Armando Maradona as the greatest talent the game has ever seen.
Newell's Old Boys drew 1-1 with Arsenal and joined Boca Juniors at the top during the last match of the eleventh round of the Clausura Tournament.
The San Antonio Spurs moved to within one victory of securing the Western Conference top seed for the playoffs as the NBA's leading contenders continued to jostle for position in the final week of the regular season.
An heroic Chelsea survived the dismissal of captain John Terry to eliminate holders Barcelona 3-2 on aggregate and clinch a place in the Champions League final after an action-packed last-four clash in which Lionel Messi missed a penalty.