Frenchman Sebastien Ogier's strong start to the 2013 world rally championship continued on Thursday as he won three of the four special stages on day two of the Rally of Argentina.
World number two Rory McIlroy, back at the scene of his first PGA Tour win, fired a five-under 67 at Quail Hollow on Thursday for a seven-way share of the first-round lead in the Wells Fargo Championship in North Carolina.
The Asian Football Confederation AFC has elected Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa of Bahrain on to FIFA's executive committee.
Bayern Munich stormed fortress Nou Camp to claim a berth in the first all-German Champions League final when they routed Barcelona 3-0 for a crushing 7-0 aggregate success.
Barcelona trained on Tuesday ahead of their UEFA Champions League semi-final second leg against Bayern Munich.
Borussia Dortmund weathered a late goal onslaught by Real Madrid before clinching their berth in the UEFA Champions League final.
In tennis, there were first round wins for Benoit Paire and David Goffin at the Portugal Open on Monday.
Onto sports now, looking ahead to the second leg of the UEFA Champions League semi-finals tie between Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp said there is no chance of the German club having stage fright during the match, which he described as a "historical event".
Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho claimed on Monday that he is "perfectly calm" despite the nine-time European champions facing the prospects of a semi-final exit.