Chapecoense defender Helio Neto has resumed training with the Brazilian club, almost five months after a plane crash that killed 19 of his teammates.
Former Rio mayor Eduardo Paes is being investigated for allegedly accepting at least US$5 million in payments to facilitate construction projects tied to the games.
Two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso announced Wednesday that he will race for McLaren at the Indianapolis 500 next month.
The delayed sale of AC Milan moved a step closer to completion after the leader of the group buying the club arrived in the Italian city.
Big-spending Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande had to settle for its third draw in four Asian Champions League matches, playing out scoreless match against Japanese club Kawasaki Frontale on Wednesday.
Borussia Dortmund lost its rescheduled Champions League quarterfinal with Monaco 3-2 on Wednesday after tributes were paid to the player injured when three explosions targeted the German team's bus.
Antoine Griezmann converted a first-half penalty kick to give Atletico Madrid a 1-0 win over Leicester in their first leg of the Champions League quarterfinals on Wednesday.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice for Real Madrid to beat Bayern Munich 2-1 in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal on Wednesday.
Table tennis powerhouses China duly retained the men's team title at Asian Table Tennis Championships in Wuxi on Wednesday, beating the South Korean squad coached by Kim Taek Soo 3-0 in the final.
The 3-0 setback at Crystal Palace on Monday was another low for Arsenal in a season that is shaping up to be the worst in Arsene Wenger's 20-plus years as manager.