The world's two top female players, Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova, will battle it out for the number one ranking when they meet in the Madrid Open final on Sunday after both came through Saturday's semi-finals in straight sets.
British yacht-racing champion Andrew "Bart" Simpson was killed when his vessel capsized in San Francisco Bay during training for the America's Cup.
Top-ranked Serena Williams outlasted Anabel Medina Garrigues 6-3, 0-6, 7-5 to reach the Madrid Open semifinals on Friday.
The Miami Heat recorded their most lopsided playoff win in franchise history and inflicted the heaviest such defeat on Chicago by beating the Bulls 115-78 on Wednesday, squaring their NBA Eastern Conference semi-final series 1-1.
A lawyer involved in the landmark Bosman ruling 18 years ago lodged a European Commission complaint on Monday against UEFA rules aimed at limiting the spending of top clubs.
Juventus clinched their second successive Serie A title on Sunday with a controversial 1-0 win over Palermo to secure the Antonio Conte-coached team's 29th league crown with three rounds remaining.
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