Paris Saint-Germain have another chance to wrap up the French Ligue 1 title on Sunday as Thomas Tuchel’s side travel to second-placed Lille requiring just a point to finish the job.
Arsenal and Chelsea closed in on the Europa League last four on Thursday after the Gunners saw off highly-fancied Napoli 2-0 at the Emirates, while Marco Alonso’s late header earned Maurizio Sarri’s side a hard-fought win at Slavia Prague.
Championship leader Valtteri Bottas pushed Sebastian Vettel off the top of Friday’s timesheets to end the opening day of practice for the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix with the fastest time for Mercedes.
Zimbabwe won the second ODI against UAE by four runs on DLS method in a rain-affected encounter in Harare. UAE’s innings were anchored by half-centuries from Ghulam Shabber and Shaiman Anwar, and the interruption of rain saw to overs being lost, with Zimbabwe set a target of 210 from 35 overs to extend their series lead.
Al Ain staged its final fixture of the campaign, the penultimate meeting of the UAE season, on Thursday afternoon. The featured Al Ain Sprint was won imperiously by RB Money To Burn, defending her unbeaten record in the style of an exciting filly.
Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau burst out of the crowd on Thursday at Augusta National, firing six-under par 66s to share a one-shot lead over Phil Mickelson after the first round of the Masters.
Athletics icons Mo Farah and Haile Gebrselassie are locked in an escalating dispute just days away from the London Marathon with claims of robbery and an alleged assault at the heart of the row.
Nasser Saleh Al Attiyah is the clear favourite to take an eighth successive and an unrivalled 13th outright victory in the Jordan Rally when action roars into life with the opening Panorama super special stage of 16.92km, near Mount Nebo on Friday morning.
PV Sindhu and Sameer Verma stormed into the quarter-finals of the Asia Badminton Championships in Wuhan on Thursday after straightforward victories in their respective matches.