German national team coach Joachim Löw has named his squad for a two-game tour US tour. Miroslav Klose returns after recovering from an injury, while 15 regulars from Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund are left out.
Fernando Alonso has won the Spanish Grand Prix, beating out Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen. It was the Ferrari driver's second win of the season, and first in Barcelona since 2006.
Thomas Bach wants to run for the presidency of the International Olympic Committee, succeeding Jacques Rogge. So far, the former fencing gold medalist has never lost a vote in his career as a sports functionary.
Manchester United has confirmed that David Moyes will replace Sir Alex Ferguson as their new manager. Ferguson, who retired on Wednesday, recommended Moyes for the position.
Spaniard Dani Pedrosa has taken out the Spanish MotoGP, securing his first win of the season. It was an all-around Honda affair at the Jerez Circuit with Marc Marquez placing second.
Sheik Salman Bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa has been elected the next president of Asia's footballing body AFC. The controversial Bahraini takes over a confederation marred in scandal after the resignation of Mohamed bin Hammam.
World sports bodies have condemned a Spanish court's decision to dispose of doping trial evidence. Destroying blood seized in the case would prevent further probes into what's been called the world's biggest doping ring.
The Spanish doctor accused of running one of the largest doping rings in cycling history has been sentenced to a year in prison for endangering public health. The judge also ruled the doping blood evidence be destroyed.
Italian police have arrested a man suspected of being a high-profile football match fixer. The suspect is believed to have travelled to Italy with the intention of turning himself in.
The use of performance enhancing drugs in Australian sports among professional and amateur athletes is "widespread" according to a new government report. The probe also points to sport's growing links to organized crime.