Jose Mourinho has suffered his first blow as new Chelsea boss with a snub from Luka Modric. Also: Stuart Pearce is facing the axe after England Under-21s crashed out of Euro 2013.
Stuart Pearce is set to win his battle to have the best Under-21 players called up for future tournaments - but it could be too late to save his job. Also: Lewis Hamilton shouted in fury at his team as he was beaten into third place in Montreal by Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso.
Australia responded to the Lions' spying allegations yesterday by suggesting the tourists are playing mind games and being paranoid about the threat of history repeating itself. Also: Stuart Lancaster's new brigade landed back in Buenos Aires last night determined to become the first England touring team to win both Tests of a series in Argentina.
Warren Gatland's Lions limp on to Newcastle in New South Wales today with injuries threatening to derail their tour of Australia. Also: It just had to be the forehand, whipped from somewhere behind his back as he stumbled, that kissed the earth and carried Rafael Nadal ever more deeply into the tennis history books.
It was already written that the Spanish national anthem would be the closing soundtrack to the 2013 French Open final and it was widely held that it was also inevitable that the man holding the Coupes des Mousquetaires would be Rafael Nadal. Also: Simon Zebo has become the latest call-up to the injury-hit British and Irish Lions squad in Australia as the touring team count the cost of their hard-earned 22-12 weekend victory over Queensland Reds.
Australia coach Robbie Deans has accused the British and Irish Lions of creating a "sideshow" and hinted that the tourists are paranoid about security after claims by Warren Gatland that the Wallabies tried to film his squad's training session in Perth. Also: The sorry nature of the defeat at Edgbaston will have hurt Australia but at least their batsmen know what to expect for the next few months after England's bowlers revealed their recipe for retaining the Ashes later in the summer.
On a day when not even a court-invading protestor could get close to Rafael Nadal, the 27-year-old Spaniard yesterday sealed his place in history as the greatest clay-court player of all time. Also: Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton did their best to enliven one of the dullest Canadian Grands Prix in recent memory, as they battled for second place in the closing stages, but neither had the remotest answer to Sebastian Vettel who fired a red bullet into the Spaniard's World Championship aspirations.
Rafael Nadal was scared by a protestor carrying a burning flare who invaded the court as he made tennis history by winning his eighth French Open title. Also: Warren Gatland's plans to sort out his Lions Test team in good time before meeting Australia is perilously behind schedule because of the inadequate length of the pre-Test fixtures.
Sol Campbell last night claimed English football is in disarray because young players think they are already world stars who no longer have anything to prove. Also: Paris St Germain captain Thiago Silva has urged Wayne Rooney to join the French