FOOTBALL - The 2014 FIFA World Cup draw will take place in Costa do Sauípe on Friday, 6 December, and our Infographic reveals what we can expect from next year’s football extravaganza in Brazil. Click HERE to see the full size version.
FOOTBALL - Luis Suarez became the first ever player to score three PL hat-tricks against a single club, as he netted four against Norwich City (5-1) on Wednesday.
FOOTBALL - Iker Muniain scored the only goal in Athletic Club’s 1-0 home win against FC Barcelona on Saturday. It was Athletic’s 250th La Liga goal against Barcelona. Only Real Madrid (271) have more, while Atlético Madrid (234), Valencia CF (218) and Sevilla FC complete the top-5.
FOOTBALL - By defeating Valenciennes 1-0 on Saturday, Lille OSC have kept their 10th consecutive clean sheet in Ligue 1 and become the second side to achieve such a run in the French top flight. Girondins Bordeaux holds the record with 12 clean sheets in a row (Jan-Apr 1993).
ALPINE SKIING - Switzerland’s Lara Gut won her third World Cup race of the season on Saturday, and second in two days, by triumphing in the Super G race in Beaver Creek, Colorado. Gut became the first woman to win three World Cup races in a single season before the end of November.
FOOTBALL - Arjen Robben scored his 50th and 51st Bundesliga goals on Saturday, lifting his side past Eintracht Braunschweig. Robben became only the third Dutchman to record a Bundesliga half century behind Willi Lippens (92) and Roy Makaay (78). Another Dutchman, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, is one shy of 50.
FOOTBALL - Ajax striker Danny Hoesen netted for his team in their 2-1 triumph over FC Barcelona. It was his first Champions League goal this season. He had already scored in the Dutch top flight and in the Dutch second tier as he had also represented Ajax’ youth team. He is the first player to score at these three particular levels in the same season.
FOOTBALL - On Tuesday, 26 November, AC Milan became the third team in Champions League history to field a starting line-up not containing any numbers from 1 to 11, following Valencia CF (05 December 2006) and Arsenal (09 December 2009). Milan’s lowest starting number today was 14 (Valter Birsa) and their highest was 45 (Mario Balotelli).
FORMULA 1 - Sebastian Vettel won the final Grand Prix of the season, his 13th GP victory this year. He equalled the all-time record of Michael Schumacher. The two Germans are the only two drivers who have won 10+ races in a season.
FORMULA 1 - Sebastian Vettel has racked up 12 Grand Prix victories with one race remaining in 2013 and could equal the single season record set by Michael Schumacher. The two Germans are the only two drivers who have won 10+ races in a season.
FOOTBALL - Bayern München travel to Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga on Saturday. The two teams have divided 10 of the last 12 possible German trophies among themselves and have been dominant in Europe recently. See below are Infographic of the trophies they have won, including the Super Cup corresponding to the season they qualified for that final. Click HERE for the bigger version of the Infographic.