Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea exerted a tactical stranglehold on hosts Atletico Madrid to earn a goalless draw in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal Tuesday.
Gareth Bale scored a priceless goal as Real Madrid beat rival Barcelona 2-1 to win the Copa del Rey. Angel di Maria put Real ahead in the first half.
Three days after it was ousted by Atlético Madrid in the Champions League quarterfinals, Barcelona lost 1-0 against Granada in Spain’s La Liga.
The Swiss doubles team formed by Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka suffered another Davis Cup defeat on Saturday against the Kazakhstan doubles team.
Lewis Hamilton wins Malaysian Grand Prix and his teammate Nico Rosberg gets the second place. The world champion Sebastian Vettel finishes in third place.
Barcelona beat Manchester City with goals from Lionel Messi and Dani Alves, as Barcelona gained a 2-1 win to progress 4-1 on aggregate.
The Formula 1 driver Michael Schumacher, who suffered a severe head injury in December 2013, is showing small but encouraging signs, said his manager.
Two of the biggest names in both men and women tennis were dumped out in Indian Wells. Nadal was beaten in three sets by the Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov. Maria Sharapova suffered a surprise defeat against Italy’s Camila Giorgi.