FOOTBALL - Paris Saint-Germain beat Stade Brest 3-2 on Saturday. Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice and has now scored 29 goals this Ligue 1 season. Ibrahimovic is first player in 23 years to reach 29 league goals in the French top flight.
CYCLING - Alex Dowsett and Sir Bradley Wiggins finished first and second respectively in Saturday’s individual time trial in the Giro d’Italia. Before July 2012, British riders had never recorded 1-2 finishes in individual time trials in Grand Tours. Now, this feat has been achieved three times in the last 10 months.
FOOTBALL - Frank Lampard scored twicetoday to become the outright highest ever goalscorer in Chelsea’s history with 203 goals, moving one ahead of Bobby Tambling (202). Lampard scored his 164th and 165th PL goals – the outright-fourth most of any player in the PL era. Lampard scored his 12th and 13th PL goals against Aston Villa – more against them than any other team he has faced in his career.
FOOTBALL - Theo Walcott’s goal after 20 seconds on Saturday is the fastest of the 2012/2013 Premier League season. His goal (20 secs) was also Arsenal’s fastest in the Premier League era, beating Robin van Persie’s strike after 29 seconds on 16 October 2011.
FORMULA 1 - Sebastian Vettel won the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday, winning his first GP of the season. The German driver has now won a Grand Prix in six successive seasons, a feat nine other drivers have achieved. Later this season, Lewis Hamilton can win a GP in seven consecutive seasons. Vettel has now won 27 Grands Prix, equalling Jackie Stewart on sixth place on the all-time list.
SPEED SKATING - Sven Kramer won the 5000m at the World Single Distance Championships in Sochi on Friday. It was the fifth time he won the 5000m at this competition, equalling the men’s record of most wins in a specific discipline at the World Single Distance Championships. Later these world championships, Bob de Jong can win the 10000m for the sixth time.
BASEBALL - The third edition of the World Baseball Classic has been won by the Dominican Republic, which shut down Puerto Rico in the final to complete an unbeaten 8-0 run in the tournament. They are the first team to complete a perfect campaign in the championship. Japan, winners of the first two Classics, had overcome three defeats in the group stages in 2006, and two in 2009, before winning when it mattered.
FOOTBALL - Frank Lampard scored his 200th goal for Chelsea when he netted Chelsea’s opening goal in their 2-0 home win over West Ham United on Sunday. Lampard needs to score two more to equal Bobby Tambling on 202 goals as Chelsea’s all-time top scorer in all competitions.
FORMULA ONE - Kimi Räikkönen won the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday as the new Formula 1 season opened at Albert Park. Since 1996, 10 out of 15 drivers stretched a victory in the opening GP in Australia into the overall F1 title.
FOOTBALL - Mario Balotelli led AC Milan to a 2-0 victory over Palermo on Sunday, by scoring twice. The striker has now scored seven goals in his first six Serie A matches for Milan, since his move from Manchester City last January. He is the first Milan player to achieve this in 13 years.
FOOTBALL - Olympiacos have built an unassailable 16-point lead in the Greek domestic Super League, meaning that they have won their 40th domestic league title. They are only the seventh club in the world to amass at least 40 league crowns, behind Scotland’s Rangers (54), Northern Ireland’s Linfield (51), Uruguay’s Peñarol (48), Uruguay’s Nacional (44), Scotland’s Celtic (43) and Hong Kong’s South China (41).
FOOTBALL - All three teams who won in the Premier League today did so after trailing in the match. The competition has already resulted in 46 comeback wins this season, an unusually high number. Click on read more to learn more about that figure.
FOOTBALL - AC Milan’s 2-0 victory over FC Barcelona at the San Siro on Wednesday has put the blaugranas in a precarious position. In the history of European club competitions, only 18.6% of teams faced with a 2-0 deficit from a first leg away from home recovered to advance to the next round.
FOOTBALL - Liverpool’s Philippe Countinho scored his first Premier League goal on Sunday, meaning that the Brazilian has now scored top flight goals in England, Spain and Italy before even celebrating his 21st birthday. With the idea by @2010MisterChip, we researched the youngest players to perform the feat. Click Read More to see where he stands.