Nadal in final: Spain’s Rafael Nadal handed Novak Djokovic another semifinal defeat when he beat the world number one at the Rogers Cup to set up a title decider against local favourite Milos Raonic.
Dortmund win: Pierre Emerick Aubameyang scored a hat-trick on his debut for Dortmund to smooth the way for a 4-0 win while newly-promoted Hertha Berlin crushed Frankfurt 6-1 to grab first place in the Bundesliga.
Wrestler banned: Turkey’s Olympic medallist Riza Kayaalp was banned for six months by the International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles (FILA) for his racist remarks against Armenians and Greeks.
Steel wins: Malaysian golfer Iain Steel claimed his long-awaited maiden victory on the Asian Development Tour (ADT) with a sizzling final round eight-under-par 64 at the Ballantine&’s Taiwan Championship on Sunday.
Bubka&’s policy: Pole vaulting legend Sergey Bubka’s main policy in his manifesto to be the next president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is to get young people enthused into taking up sport.
Seedorf&’s lament: Clarence Seedorf bemoaned his team’s ill fortune after an own goal condemned Botafogo to a 1-1 draw against Goias in the Campeonato Brasileiro. They remain on top of table.
Series cancelled: Pakistan football suffered a setback in its preparations for the South Asian Federation Cup when a two-match series against Bangladesh was called off due to political unrest in that country.
Facelift: In order to give a facelift to the Sports School and College at Jalandhar, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal asked the Sports Department to develop these institutes as Sports Institute of Jalandhar.
New coach: World number one men’s shuttler Lee Chong Wei’s coach Tey Seu Bock of Malaysia was appointed chief coach of Mumbai Masters for the inaugural Vodafone Indian Badminton League.
Sub-junior chess: IM Murali Karthikeyan, seeded second, took the sole lead after a challenging win over his state mate Nr Visakh after eight rounds of the National Sub Junior Chess Championship on Sunday.
Soy awarded: Hockey Jharkhand president Sudesh Mahto gave promising Indian hockey goalkeeper Bigan Soy Rs 51,000 as cash prize for her bronze medal-winning feat feat in the Junior World Cup in Germany.