VOLLEYBALL – France defeated Slovenia in the final of the men’s 2015 European Championship on Sunday. For Slovenia it was their first final in an Olympic team sport since 2004 (World or continental championship), when they lost the men’s handball title against Germany at the European Championship. Continue reading
Cycling – Peter Sagan became the first ever rider from Slovakia to win the World Championships men’s road race. Peter Sagan has now won 78 UCI races, including 19 in United States (24%). Continue reading
CYCLING – The 2015 Tour de France finished on Sunday. See below some various facts & figures about this year’s edition.
CYCLING – Chris Froome won the 2015 Tour de France and earned €503,530 combined, most of all riders. His final classification victory alone was already worth €450,000, which is more than any other team has earned combined. Continue reading
CYCLING – Peter Sagan has earned €46,080 in the first 16 stages of the 2015 Tour de France. This is more than 18 teams have earned so far. Sagan is followed by three time stage winner André Greipel and leader in the general classification Chris Froome. Continue reading
CYCLING – The 2015 Tour de France is in its first rest day after nine days of racing. Etixx – Quick-Step has earned €44,350, most of all teams. They have earned more than 22 times as much as FDJ (€2,010). Continue reading
FOOTBALL – Real Madrid and Juventus drew 1-1 in Madrid on Wednesday. Juventus equalled FC Barcelona and Bayern München in reaching the Champions League final (since 1992/93) for the fifth time. Only AC Milan have more final berths (6).
Real Madrid had 22 total shots while Juve had only seven. This is clearly shown in the wave below as Real Madrid was pushing harder to score even after being 1-0 up after 23 minutes. Continue reading