Real Madrid’s win stops Bayern Munich’s streak
Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice for Real Madrid to beat Bayern Munich 2-1 in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal at Munich, ending the German side’s tournament record of 16 straight wins at home.
Ronaldo’s second-half goals made him the first player to score 100 goals in UEFA club competition. The Portuguese star ensured Madrid came from behind – after Arturo Vidal’s 25th-minute header for Bayern – to put the defending champions on course to reach the semifinals for a seventh successive year.
• Host Borussia Dortmund lost its rescheduled Champions League quarterfinal with Monaco 3-2 after tributes were paid to the player injured when three explosions targeted the German team’s bus.
Teammates of Marc Bartra, who underwent surgery for injuries to his wrist and arm after Tuesday’s attack, wore T-shirts emblazoned with the defender’s picture and words saying: “A lot of strength – we are with you.”
GRAND PRIX HASSAN II: Last year’s finalist Borna Coric saved eight break points to beat local wild card Reda El Amrani, ranked 667th in the world, reaching the quarterfinals at Marrakech, Morrocco.
BIEL LADIES OPEN: Second-seeded Carla Suarez Navarro eased to a 6-1, 6-2 win over 86th-ranked American Julia Boserup at Biel, Switzerland.
NBA: Philadelphia 76ers guard Gerald Henderson was fined $25,000 by the league for throwing an elbow at Indiana Pacers forward Paul George in Monday night’s game. And George was fined $25,000 for publicly criticizing the officiating afterward.
Both players were ejected following a scuffle in the fourth quarter.
• Joakim Noah has a right rotator cuff injury and the New York Knicks say team doctors have recommended offseason surgery for their suspended center.
It’s the latest bad news in a season full of it for Noah, who while recovering from knee surgery was suspended 20 games by the NBA for violating the anti-drug policy.
BRAZIL: Former Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes, the moving force behind organizing last year’s Olympics, is being investigated for accepting at least $5 million in payments to facilitate construction projects tied to the games.
Paes is one of dozens of top politicians implicated in a sweeping judicial corruption investigation in which construction giant Odebrecht paid bribes to help win contracts.
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: Russia and New Zealand won the first gold medals at the track cycling championships at the Hong Kong Velodrome.
The top-ranked Russian women won their second world title in the team sprint. Australia got silver and Germany took bronze.
The New Zealand men, the Olympic silver medalists, retained their title. The Netherlands finished in second and France won bronze.
CANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE: Jeffrey Orridge resigned as CFL commissioner, effective June 30.
Orridge’s tenure was a short but tumultuous one. On Wednesday, Orridge and the CFL’s board of governors agreed to part ways. The surprising news came just over two years after Orridge was hired amid much fanfare as the first African-American chief executive of a major North American sports league.