FORMULA 1 – Both Ferrari and Sebastian Vettel exorcised the demons that haunted them in 2014, by picking up their first Grand Prix victory of 2015.
FOOTBALL – FA Chairman Greg Dyke has made a lot of news headlines in the past week because of his plan to impose restrictions on non-EU players. Our colleague at Infostrada Sports, Murray Innes, looked at the numbers surrounding this proposal and wrote an article on his blog ‘Football Mythbusters’. Click on ‘continue reading’ to read more.
FOOTBALL – Manchester United won 2-1 at Liverpool in the Premier League on Sunday. Liverpool were down to 10 men after Steven Gerrard was sent off only 42 seconds after coming on at half time. Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal said: “The best 45 minutes, we played them off the pitch in the first half.” See for yourself in our Wave. Continue reading
RUGBY UNION – After an absolutely enthralling final round of the 2015 Six Nations Championship, which saw a record 221 points scored on a single matchday, we wonder if the bonus points system, which is in place in the Rugby World Cup and The Rugby World Championship, would have made a difference to this tournament.
ALPINE SKIING – Tina Maze finished fourth in the Slalom in Méribel on Saturday. Anna Fenninger finished 23rd, which means Maze took over the lead in the Overall and now leads by 18 points with only the Giant Slalom to go on Sunday. See below what rank Fenninger needs to have at least a share of the 2014/15 Overall World Cup title and which rank Maze needs to win the title. Continue reading
FOOTBALL – Everton’s elimination by Dynamo Kyiv means that thee are no English teams left in Europe this season. For the first time in 22 years, there will not be a single English club in the quarterfinals of the various European cup competitions. Ever since 1992/93, England have always sent at least one representative to the last eight in Europe. The seven English sides that embarked on their European adventure this season were Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Everton, Tottenham Hotspur and Hull City.
FOOTBALL – On Sunday 22 March Real Madrid and FC Barcelona will go head-to-head in the 230th edition of El Clásico. In the week before the last clash between these archrivals (25 October) we posted a statistical analysis discussing several numbers on this match. We have updated this analysis with the performances of the teams in current season and added a brand new piece of analysis at the end.