RECORD: Barça complete sixth domestic double

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.

MILESTONE: Roger Federer’s 1,000 career wins

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

REVIEW: Cristiano Ronaldo’s record breaking evening

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

RECORD: The 140,000th English top flight goal

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