FOOTBALL - Our Infographic previewing the 2012/2013 UEFA Champions League final can be accessed by clicking here.
CYCLING - On Saturday, the 96th Giro d’Italia starts in Naples. Mark Cavendish has won 36 stages in all three Grand Tours combined and needs one more stage win to equal Rik Van Looy on eighth place on the all-time list. See below the infographic who are ahead of the Briton. Pink stands for Giro stage wins, yellow for tour stage wins and red for Vuelta stage wins.
FOOTBALL - By netting against Borussia Dortmund, Cristiano Ronaldo has scored in six successive Champions League matches. Two players have done that before - Burak Yilmaz and Marouane Chamakh. However, Yilmaz and Ronaldo are the only two platyers who have scored in six straight within the same season. The Infographic below shows more.
FOOTBALL - FC Barcelona play at Bayern München on Tuesday. Lionel Messi has scored in the most cities in the Champions League and can expand his record by scoring in the Allianz-Arena tonight. See below our infographic of Messi’s goals per stadium in the Champions League main tournament. By clicking on the image, you get to the interactive part and select the countries or stadiums he has scored.
Hint: deselect Camp Nou to get a view of all his away goals in the Champions League.
FOOTBALL - Ryan Giggs has extended his record for most Premier League championship titles. Since the PL was introduced in 1992/1993, only Ryan Giggs (13) and Paul Scholes (11) have won more than 10 league titles. Click on the picture below to see our full Infographic.
FOOTBALL - On Monday, Manchester United became the first club to reach 20 league titles in English top flight football after defeating Aston Villa at Old Trafford.
FOOTBALL - Luis Suarez was well on his way to break the Liverpool Premier League scoring record for most goals in a single season. Suarez is on 22 goals and needs six more to equal Robbie Fowler’s club record from 1995/96. However, Suarez has not scored in the last four PL matches, after netting vs Tottenham on March 10. See below our graphic.
FORMULA 1 - At the Grand Prix of Bahrain, Fernando Alonso and Mark Webber are slated to make their 200th career Grand Prix start and will become the 12th and 13th drivers to reach this platform. Click on the picture below to see our full Infographic.
FOOTBALL - It will be no surprise to many that Vitesse’s Wilfried Bony is the Dutch top flight’s most efficient goalscorer. The leading Eredivisie marksman needs on average less than 80 minutes to score a goal. The picture below tells you which players follow in his wake.
SNOOKER - The World Snooker Championship will get underway on Saturday, 20 April, and recent years have seen a tremendous growth of century breaks, compared to previous decades. Ronnie O’Sullivan is on top of the wave of prodigal break builders. Click on the picture below to see our full Infographic.
TENNIS - Rafael Nadal easily negotiated his first hurdle of the 2013 Monte Carlo 1000 Masters tournament, a championship that the Spaniard has won in each of the previous eight years. He is attempting to become the first player to win the same ATP tournament on nine different occasions.
FOOTBALL - Tuesday’s Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton will be a crucial encounter in terms of Champions League berths and will allow stalwart managers Arsène Wenger and David Moyes to renew their coaching rivalry. Our Infographic is below.
FORMULA 1 - On Sunday, the Grand Prix of China will take place for the 10th time. The previous nine races have been won by eight different drivers, making this the most diverse winners’ circle among Grands Prix that are currently on the F1 calendar. Our Infographic shows where each race stands.