Everton secured a Premier League double over Manchester United and former boss David Moyes with a 2-0 victory at Goodison Park.
Liverpool continued their march towards the Premier League title with a 3-2 away victory over Norwich City to move five points clear at the top.
Arsenal cruised to a 3-0 win over Hull City at the KC Stadium thanks to a double from Lukas Podolski and one from Aaron Ramsey.
Lewis Hamilton chalked up three successive victories for the first time in his Formula One career with a lights-to-flag cruise in China.
England hopeful Gary Ballance hit an unbeaten century for Yorkshire against Northamptonshire, while Chris Woakes impressed for Warwickshire.
Stanislas Wawrinka sealed his first Monte Carlo Masters title after coming from behind to beat Roger Federer 4-6 7-6 (7-5) 6-2 in the first all-Swiss final in 14 years.
Saracens strengthened their position at the top of the Aviva Premiership table with a 23-18 victory over Newcastle at Kingston Park.
Lee Westwood cruised to resounding seven-shot victory at the Maybank Malaysia Open following a final round of 68 at Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club.
Ken Doherty returned to vintage form and struck a blow for snooker's senior citizens as he enjoyed a first Crucible win in eight years.
Bernard Hopkins become the oldest boxer to unify a weight division after claiming the WBA light-heavyweight crown against Beibut Shumenov.