RUGBY UNION - The following are previews for the second matchday of the 2014 Six Nations Championship.
OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES - Speed skater Claudia Pechstein and luger Armin Zöggeler have won medals in five different Olympic Winter Games. At Sochi 2014 they can break the record of winning medals in most Olympic Winter Games editions, a record they now share with six other athletes. Click on the picture to view the FULL Infographic on the subject.
FOOTBALL - Tottenham Hotspur lost 5-1 at home against Manchester City on Wednesday, equalling a club record of conceding 5+ goals in three Premier League matches in a single season – they previously did so in 1992/93.
OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES - At Sochi 2014 Russia’s Albert Demchenko (Luge) and Japan’s Noriaki Kasai (Ski Jumping) will make a record 7th appearance at the Olympic Winter Games. Click on the picture to view the FULL Infographic on the subject.
FOOTBALL - Liverpool recorded their biggest top-flight Merseyside derby win since November 1982 (won 5-0 away), and biggest at home since March 1972 (also won 4-0). Check for more stats here.
FOOTBALL - On Sunday, AC Milan came back from 1-0 down to win at 2-1 at Cagliari. Milan have now won both of their Serie A matches under newly appointed coach Clarence Seedorf. Moreover, this is the first time this season Milan win two successive league matches.
FOOTBALL - By defeating Borussia Mönchengladbach, Bayern München became the first team in Bundesliga history to win 15 of their first 17 matches in a season. The 47 points by Bayern are the most by any team in Bundesliga history after 17 of 34 matches.
TENNIS - Stanislas Wawrinka reached the men’s singles final at the Australian Open in his 36th participation in a Major. Only one player in Open era needed more attempts to reach a GS final. David Ferrer reached the final at Roland Garros last year in his 42nd Grand Slam. Only one player has needed more than 36 attempts to WIN a Grand Slam. Goran Ivanisevic prevailed at Wimbledon in 2001 in an incredible 48th shot at glory.