Lance Armstrong agreed to pay the U.S. government $5 million, to settle a civil fraud lawsuit against him on April 19.
After 22 years as Arsenal’s manager, Arsène Wenger announced April 20 that he will step down at the end of the season.
Yuki Kawauchi of Japan and Desiree Linden of the United States slogged their way through cold, rainy and windy conditions April 16 to win the men’s and women’s races at the 2018 Boston Marathon.
On April 5, the Boston Celtics announced Kyrie Irving will undergo knee surgery, which means he’ll miss this year’s playoffs.
New York police have charged UFC star Conor McGregor with three count of assault and one count of criminal mischief over an April 5 melee near the loading dock of Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
On April 6, the San Miguel Beermen won their fourth straight Philippine Cup after defeating the Magnolia Hotshots by the score of 108-99 in game five of their Finals series.
On April 4, professional golfer Tony Finau injures himself celebrating a hole-in-one during the Masters Tournament Par-3 Contest.
Liverpool Football Club fans attacked Manchester City Football Club’s bus with smoke bombs as the players drove to the Champions League quarterfinal on April 4.
On April 5, Conor McGregor and his entourage stormed UFC 223 media day and allegedly attacked a busload of MMA fighters.
Japanese baseball superstar Shohei Ohtani hit his first major league home-run at the Los Angeles Angels’ stadium in Anaheim on April 3.