Manny Pacquiao suffered his first defeat in seven years, a split decision to unbeaten Timothy Bradley that enraged fans of the Philippine boxer who’s won world championships in eight weight classes.
Bradley Wiggins and Team Sky will travel to the Tour de France in two and a half weeks as the favourites after the triple Olympic champion's second successive win in the Critérium du Dauphiné, coupled with a dominant performance on the key mountain and time trial stages from his team-mates.
The former men's world No1 Marat Safin once said that the reason Maria Sharapova is so strong mentally is because she is not really Russian, that her many years spent in the United States had hardened her.
Manny Pacquiao's loss to Timothy Bradley shocked nearly all obersvers - notably the fighters themselves.
Timothy Bradley was outboxed and outpowered by Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Saturday night, yet was somehow awarded a split decision that again shocked the boxing world.
This is now, suddenly, a very serious series.
Rory McIlroy is a stranger to adversity, a feted protege who became a gilded teenager who blossomed into a hugely successful professional.
Two weeks after his lucky escape from a shark attack, Mick Fanning has donated a $75,000 television appearance fee to Mathew Lee, the surfer who was mauled by a great white in Ballina early last month.
Ronda Rousey wanted to knockout Bethe Correia. So she did.
With Rory McIlroy ruled out, there is a chance for some pleasing golf symmetry as the top spot in the game is up for grabs.