With an alternative team, Boca tied 2-2 with Atlético de Rafaela thanks to a last minute goal. Falcioni's team needed a win or a tie if they wished to continue to top the chart of the Clausura Tournament.
In fine fettle after a month-long rest, Roger Federer is ready to get his clay season underway and continue his bid to recapture the world number one ranking from Novak Djokovic.
Spanish champions Real Madrid have no intention of letting striker Gonzalo Higuaín leave but may need to buy a back-up goalkeeper if Antonio Adan cannot be persuaded to stay, coach José Mourinho said.
The Oklahoma City Thunder roared home with a final quarter blitz to eliminate last season's NBA champions Dallas from the Western Conference playoffs, rallying for a 103-97 victory.
The Washington Capitals beat the New York Rangers 3-2 today to tie their best-of-seven National Hockey League Eastern Conference semi-finals series at 2-2.
The Boston Celtics, lifted by the return of guard Rajon Rondo from suspension, scraped past the Atlanta Hawks 90-84 in overtime yesterday to take a 2-1 lead in their Eastern Conference quarter-final series.
Chelsea survived a late Liverpool fightback to win the FA Cup final 2-1 on Saturday and lift the trophy for the fourth time in six seasons thanks to goals from Ramires and Didier Drogba.
Juan Martín Del Potro, favourite to win the competition, beat Swiss player Stanilas Wawrinka, by 7-6, 6-4 in one of the semifinal matches of the Estoril ATP 250 (Portugal) which now puts him through to the final.
Lionel Messi scored four goals to take his La Liga tally to 50 this season as Barcelona hammered Espanyol 4-0 today in an emotional last game at the Nou Camp for outgoing coach Pep Guardiola.
Juventus could be crowned Serie A champions on Sunday but even if they and AC Milan win to take the title race to the final round, there is a feeling in Italy that this is the weekend that will decide the scudetto.