FOOTBALL – FC Barcelona defeated Athletic Club in the final of the Copa del Rey on Saturday. After having won La Liga, this domestic double is the sixth in the club’s history. Before today, Barça had shared the mark of five with Athletic Club, their opponents in the final. FC Barcelona move two doubles clear of Real Madrid, who have done the double on four occasions.
FOOTBALL – In Reals biggest victory since 1967 (the 9-1 over Granada), Cristiano Ronaldo scored five times, a personal record. Last season, he scored 31 league goals. He is now already on 36 goals in La Liga.
TENNIS – By beating Milos Raonic 6-4, 6-7, 6-4 in the Brisbane final, Roger Federer joined Jimmy Connors (1,253) and Ivan Lendl (1,071) as the only male players in Open Era with 1,000 ATP career wins. Click on ‘continue reading’ to read more about Federer’s milestone of 1,000 wins at the ATP-tour. Continue reading
FOOTBALL – Juventus’ 1-1 draw against Sampdoria ended their record 25-match home winning streak in Serie A. See below how this compares to other leagues. Continue reading
FOOTBALL – On 6 December, Real Madrid beat Celta de Vigo 3-0 in La Liga to record their 18th successive win in all competitions. Cristiano Ronaldo scored all three goals for Madrid which resulted in a historic evening for the Portuguese football player. Continue reading
FOOTBALL – It has been lonely at the top for Raul for 13 years, but now he has find a companion in Lionel Messi as top scorer in the CL. here’s more info on Messi’s 71 goals.
FOOTBALL – Daley Blind has scored the 140,000th goal in the English top flight in tonight’s Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United. Click on ‘Continue Reading’ to see which teams have scored the most goals since the first ever matchround in the English top flight on 8 September 1888. Continue reading