Manny Pacquiao will undergo surgery this week for a torn rotator cuff, with the recovery time expected to put the Filipino out of action for 9-12 months, ESPN.com said on Monday.
Australia fast bowler Ryan Harris has dashed any suggestion the Ashes might be his international swansong and said he hopes to keep playing into the Australian summer.
While there may still be a question mark over treble-chasing Barcelona's defence, their fearsome attacking trident is firing on all cylinders ahead of Bayern Munich's visit in the Champions League semi-finals on Wednesday.
Journeyman Stuart Bingham held his nerve in a dramatic and fluctuating final to beat fellow Englishman Shaun Murphy 18-15 on Monday and win the world snooker championship for the first time.
Stuart Bingham won the 2015 World Championship final, beating Shaun Murphy 18-15 at Sheffield's Crucible Theatre on Monday to take snooker's most prestigious title for the first time in his 20-year professional career.
Alexis Sanchez became the first Arsenal player since Thierry Henry to score over 20 goals in his first season and manager Arsene Wenger said the Chilean has exceeded all his expectations.
World number one Serena Williams extended her unbeaten record this season to 22 matches with a routine 6-4, 6-0 win over Sloane Stephens to move into the third round of the Madrid Open on Monday.
Arsenal all but sealed Champions League qualification for an 18th successive season after they eased past relegation-threatened Hull City 3-1 in the Premier League on Monday.
Jonathan Trott followed Graeme Swann, Kevin Pietersen and Matt Prior into the international wilderness on Monday to leave England desperately short of experience ahead of this year's Ashes series against Australia.
Relegated Blackpool's final Championship fixture against Huddersfield Town which was abandoned soon after halftime following crowd protests will not be replayed, the Football League said on Monday.