Formula One: Formula One fans will get their first look at how a series of rule changes could affect the forthcoming season when the opening four-day test starts in Jerez, Spain, on Tuesday. Ten will take part.
Mata revolution: Manchester United manager David Moyes hopes his side’s game with Cardiff City on Tuesday represents the first stage of an "exciting" revolution led by new signing Juan Mata.
Roma win: Francesco Totti scored late to cap a crucial 3-1 win for Roma away to Verona, closing the gap on leaders Juventus to six points. AC Milan downed Cagliari 2-1 and Inter were held 0-0 by Catania.
Real rise: Real Madrid moved clear at the top of La Liga for the first time since May 2012 thanks to a 2-0 win over Granada at the Santiago Bernabeu. Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring and Karim Benzema added one.
Pak coach: Waqar Younis has said he has yet to decide whether he will apply for the position of Pakistan’s head coach. He has emerged as the frontrunner to take over as Dav Whatmore’s contract was not extended.
Essien in: Michael Essien has completed his move to AC Milan after spending eight-and-a-half years at Chelsea, the English Premier League club said on Monday. The Ghana midfielder joined the Londoners in 2005.
New partnership: Arsenal has signed a sponsorship deal with Puma to replace Nike as its kit maker. The agreement is reported to be generating 30 million pounds a year. The new kits will be worn from July.
Lusofonia Games: India won the basketball gold in the men’s section at the Lusofonia Games, defeating Angola. Mozambique won the bronze defeating Cape Verde.The women’s gold was bagged by Mozambique.
Singh chosen: Renedy Singh succeeded Bhaichung Bhutia as president of the Football Players Association of India. Bhutia, though, will continue to be on the FIFPro technical committee as Asia’s representative.
Cup protest: Three police officers in Brazil are under investigation after a protester was shot during an anti-World Cup protest in Sao Paulo. The victim is in a serious condition in an intensive care unit with bullet wounds.
Brazil’s plan: Carlos Alberto Parreira has described the country’s World Cup preparations as a "joke" amid delays in infrastructure projects. Parreira lambasted the pace of work on new stadiums and airports.