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Double blow for Chelsea
Chelsea captain John Terry and goalkeeper Petr Cech will miss the rest of the Premier League season with injuries suffered in the UEFA Champions League semi-final first leg in Madrid. Terry went off with a foot problem and Cech suffered a dislocated shoulder in the 0-0 draw with Atletico. Manager Jose Mourinho says Chelsea would need to reach the final of the UEFA Champions League in order for Terry to play again this term. The Premier League season concludes on May 11, with the UEFA Champions League final in Lisbon on May 24.injuriesEnglish Premier League : Everton : 23.4.14
Mirallas ruled out for rest of season
Everton winger Kevin Mirallas will be sidelined for three weeks after tearing a groin muscle in Sunday's 2-0 win over Manchester United. The 26-year-old has played 37 games for the club this season, scoring eight goals. Despite missing the final three league matches, against Southampton, Manchester City and Hullm, the Belgium international will be available for the World Cup this summer.injuriesGerman Bundesliga : Dortmund : 23.4.14
Kehl sidelined for two weeks
Borussia Dortmund will be without captain Sebastian Kehl for two weeks after the midfielder suffered a groin injury. The 34-year-old, who is set to retire at the end of next season, has started just 12 of Dortmund's 31 Bundesliga games during an injury-hit campaign. Kehl will be hopeful of returning for the German Cup final against Bayern Munich on May 17.Portuguese Super Liga : Benfica : 23.4.14
Salvio to miss rest of season
Eduardo Salvio will miss the remainder of the season after he underwent surgery to treat a broken arm suffered at the weekend. The 23-year-old winger broke his left forearm in Sunday's 2-0 win against Olhanense, a victory which confirmed Benfica as Portuguese champions. Salvio joins defender Silvio among the long-term absentees at Benfica.Croatian First League : Dinamo Zagreb : 23.4.14
Dinamo Zagreb retain Croatian title
Dinamo Zagreb secured their ninth consecutive Croatian league title with a 5-0 win against bottom club Hrvatski Dragovoljac. With four matches of the season still to play, the capital club have an unassailable 14-point lead over second-placed Rijeka. Dinamo have now won the title a total of 16 times since the Croatian league began in 1992.English Premier League : Manchester United : 22.4.14
United fire Moyes
David Moyes was fired as Manchester United manager, paying the price for the club's decline in his 10 months in charge since replacing Alex Ferguson. Moyes' future has been in doubt since Sunday, when United lost 2-0 to Everton to ensure the club will miss out on Champions League qualification for the first time in 19 years. United released a two-line statement on its website, saying Moyes has left the club and that it 'would like to place on record its thanks for the hard work, honesty and integrity he brought to the role.'
The club announced hours later that Ryan Giggs, who was on Moyes' coaching staff, will take temporary control of the team until a permanent replacement is found. The 40-year-old Welsh winger has spent 23 years at United and won every honor in the game at club level, making him the club's most decorated player. He is still a member of the playing staff.injuriesEnglish Premier League : Manchester City : 22.4.14
City wait on Silva injury
Manchester City will assess David Silva's ankle injury on Tuesday, amid fears he could miss the Premier League title run-in. Silva was stretchered off during the second half of Monday's 3-1 win over West Brom after appearing to suffer a recurrence of a recent problem and is now a doubt to feature in the club's final four games of the season. There was better news concerning Yaya Toure, who could return against Crystal Palace after a groin muscle injury.Champions League : Real Madrid : 22.4.14
Ronaldo set to return for semi-final
Cristiano Ronaldo looks set to make his comeback from injury for Real Madrid when Bayern visit the Santiago Bernabeu for their Champions League semi-final, first leg. Ronaldo has been sidelined for the past three weeks due to a hamstring injury.
Real are set to be at full strength as left-back Marcelo has also overcome a hamstring problem. Gareth Bale missed training on Monday due to flu-like symptoms, but the Welshman is expected to take his place alongside Ronaldo and Karim Benzema in attack.Champions League : Chelsea : 22.4.14
Hazard travels to Madrid, Eto'o out
Eden Hazard has travelled to Spain with Chelsea for their Champions League semi-final first leg against Atletico Madrid, but Samuel Eto'o will miss the game because of a knee injury.
Hazard was expected to miss the game on Tuesday night suffering a calf injury a fortnight ago and missing the club's open training session on Monday. But after travelling with the first team, alongside goalkeeper Petr Cech who missed the defeat to Sunderland on Saturday through illness, it is believed there is a slight chance Hazard could be risked by Jose Mourinho.
Fernando Torres is in line to face his former club after Eto'o didn't travel due to injury, while Nemanja Matic and Mohamed Salah are ineligible after representing Benfica and Basel earlier in the competition. Defender Branislav Ivanovic is suspended.injuriesEnglish Premier League : Newcastle : 22.4.14
Cisse to miss rest of season
Newcastle United striker Papiss Cisse is reportedly expected to be sidelined for the rest of the season with a broken kneecap. The Senegal international limped off the field at St James' Park during Saturday's 2-1 defeat to Swansea City. Scan results have shown that Cisse has broken his kneecap, which rules him out of the Magpies' final three games and could place him on the sidelines for the start of next season.
Knicks fire coach Mike Woodson
Phil Jackson fired coach Mike Woodson and the entire coaching staff, making his first big move since becoming team president in March. The Knicks finished 37-45 this season despite owning the NBA's second-highest payroll. They also won 17 fewer games than the year before with essentially the same roster.NBA : Memphis Grizzlies : 19.4.14
Calathes suspended for 20 games
Memphis Grizzlies point guard Nick Calathes has been suspended for 20 games for violating the NBA's anti-drug policy. The league said Friday night in a release that Calathes tested positive for tamoxifen. The suspension begins Saturday night when the Grizzlies take on Oklahoma City in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series. Calathes, a 25-year-old rookie reserve, averaged 4.9 points and 2.9 assists in 71 games this season.injuriesNHL : Detroit Lions : 23.4.14
Alfredsson out for Game 3
The Detroit Red Wings have scratched forward Daniel Alfredsson from their lineup for Game 3 against the Boston Bruins because of a back injury. Alfredsson did not have a point in the first two games of the opening-round series. He shared the team lead with 49 points during the regular season, his first with the Red Wings.injuriesNHL : Colorado Avalanche : 23.4.14
Avalanche lose Barrie for 4-6 weeks
Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie will miss the rest of the first-round playoff series against Minnesota. Barrie has a medial collateral ligament injury in his left knee and will need four to six weeks to recover. Barrie had 13 goals and 25 assists in the regular season.injuriesMLB : Texas Rangers : 23.4.14
Shin-Soo Choo listed as day-to-day
Shin-Soo Choo will likely avoid the disabled list after an MRI exam showed that the he did not have a high left ankle sprain. The Texas left fielder is day-to-day, and is not expected to play until Friday against the Seattle Mariners at the earliest. The Rangers already have 11 players on the disabled list and come into Tuesday's contest with 12-8 record, 1.5 games back of the Athletics.injuriesMLB : Chicago White Sox : 22.4.14
Chris Sale placed on 15-day DL
The White Sox placed their ace Chris Sale on the disabled list with a flexor muscle strain in his left elbow. It is the first time in the 25-year-old's career that he has hit the disabled list and the first time he has had any issues with his elbow. Sale is 3-0 with a 2.31 ERA. Forearm discomfort is often the first indicator of damage to the ulnar collateral ligament, and subsequent Tommy John surgery in a worst-case scenario, but Sale underwent an MRI that showed no ligament damage, and the White Sox are optimistic for a quick return.F1 : 20.4.14
Hamilton cruises to third successive win
Lewis Hamilton completed a hat-trick of wins by leading a Mercedes one-two in the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix. His team-mate Nico Rosberg followed the Briton home for the third race in a row to retain the overall lead in the championship. Ferrari's Fernando Alonso, last year's winner in Shanghai, finished third.F1 : 19.4.14
Hamilton seals China pole
Lewis Hamilton continued Mercedes' dominant start to the season by capturing pole position at the rainy Chinese Grand Prix, ahead of Red Bull drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel. Hamilton's teammate Nico Rosberg made mistakes on his final two flying laps and qualified fourth, ahead of Ferrari's Fernando Alonso. Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado was unable to leave the garage following his stoppage in the final practice session.
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