Indian tennis star Sania Mirza, partnering Swiss Martina Hingis, entered the women's doubles quarterfinals with a straight sets win, while compatriot Mahesh Bhupathi had to bite the dust at the Madrid Open with a first round loss in the men's doubles.
The Atlanta Hawks downed the Washington Wizards 106-90 on Tuesday to even their NBA second-round playoff series at one game apiece.
Alvaro Morata and Carlos Tevez struck a goal apiece as Juventus boosted their Champions League final chances with a 2-1 win over Real Madrid in their first leg semi-final on Tuesday.
Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema has not recovered sufficiently from a knee injury and has been left out of the squad for Tuesday's Champions League semi-final first leg at Juventus, the holders said.
A confident India outfit pulled off a 2-0 win over Japan in the second match of the four Test series in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday.
Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola believes Lionel Messi is unstoppable on current form as he prepares to face his old club Barcelona for the first time in their Champions League semi-final, first-leg on Wednesday.
Pep Guardiola will return to the Camp Nou with the away side for the first time on Wednesday as Barcelona's most successful coach takes Bayern Munich to the Catalan stronghold in the first-leg of their Champions League semi-final.
Ashwin reportedly told the DNA newspaper that he and and his partner Avi Mukherjee were being held captive in the First Avenue neighbourhood of the Madras Boat Club near his father's residence in Chennai.
Bangladesh hope to build on their new-found confidence by securing their first-ever Test victory over Pakistan when the second and final match starts in Dhaka on Wednesday.
Foreign cricket teams touring Pakistan still face an "unacceptable risk," the international players' body said as Zimbabwe prepares to become the first full ICC member nation to play in the country since a deadly gun attack targeted visiting players six years ago.
Before the last strands of blue ticker tape were being swept from the Stamford Bridge pitch on Sunday, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho would have cast his mind forward to the task of retaining the Premier League title.
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has brushed off suggestions Juventus will be easy opponents when the sides meet on Tuesday in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final in Turin.
India will undertake a short tour of Bangladesh next month to play one Test match and three one-day internationals, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) said on Monday.
Golden State Warriors star guard Stephen Curry on Monday was named the NBA Most Valuable Player for the 2014-15 season.
West Indies defied the odds and a wearing pitch to complete a series-levelling five-wicket victory over England on the third day of the third and final Test on Sunday.