Cambridge maintained their recent stranglehold on the Boat Race by winning both the men’s and women’s events and Manchester City closed in on the Premier League title.
Cambridge pipped Oxford by less than a length in both the men’s and women’s races, which were moved from the Thames for the first time to the Great Ouse in Ely, Cambridgeshire due to the coronavirus pandemic.
City’s 2-0 win at third-placed Leicester was their 15th straight victory on the road in all competitions and left them requiring 11 points from seven games to secure another league title.
Liverpool took advantage of Chelsea’s stunning 5-2 home defeat to West Brom by winning 3-0 at Arsenal as the race for the Premier League’s last Champions League slot was thrown wide open.
Carl Frampton announced his retirement after being knocked down twice in his WBO super-featherweight title fight with Jamal Herring in Dubai.
Exeter stayed on course to defend their European crown by setting up a Heineken Champions Cup quarter-final clash with Leinster after beating Lyon 47-25 at Sandy Park.
Here, the PA news agency takes a look at the sporting weekend in pictures.
Glenn Hoddle has accused the owners of the Premier League’s ‘Big Six’ of disregarding “the history and traditions of football” and said their plans are “only about greed”. As plans to launch a European Super League were met with a huge backlash, Hoddle said the rebel clubs are “trying to get blood out of a stone” by forming a new tournament. “It is only about greed, it is only about money,” said Hoddle in his Standard Sport column and on the Glenn Hoddle Footy Show podcast.
Welcome to our live rolling coverage of the breaking news that Tottenham have sacked Jose Mourinho. Mourinho has been relieved on his duties by Daniel Levy just six days before Tottenham face Manchester City in the Carabao Cup Final, and the morning after Spurs sensationally announced they are among the 12 founding members of a new European Super League. Mourinho succeeded Mauricio Pochettino as Spurs manager in November 2019 and was tasked with taking the club to the next level.
Supporters groups from every Premier League club announced as a founder member of the new European Super League have strongly spoken out against the controversial plans. It was announced on Sunday night that the Premier League’s ‘big six’ - Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham - intended to join a new midweek competition, along with AC Milan, Atletico Madrid, Barcelona, Inter Milan, Juventus and Real Madrid.
The clubs launching a European Super League are ready to take legal action against Fifa and Uefa if they try to stop them from creating their new breakaway competition. News of the new league was announced late on Sunday night and it would represent the biggest shake-up in the history of European club football. Under the proposals, the Premier League’s ‘big six’ - Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham - would join six other teams - AC Milan, Atletico Madrid, Barcelona, Inter Milan, Juventus and Real Madrid - in forming a new midweek competition.