Monday, September 29, 2014
Captain Richie McCaw marked his record-equaling 133rd match for the All Blacks by leading them to a 34-6 win over Argentina Saturday that clinched victory in the Rugby Championships for the third-straight year.
Lionel Messi scored his 400th and 401st goals for club and country and Neymar hit a hat trick as Barcelona thrashed Granada 6-0 in the Spanish league on Saturday.
After a disappointing 1-1 draw away to Toulouse on Saturday, Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc acknowledged his team needs to vastly improve for the upcoming Champions League clash with Barcelona.
Schalke defeated Borussia Dortmund 2-1 in the 167th Ruhr derby and Bayern Munich tightened its grip on top place in the Bundesliga with a 2-0 win at Cologne on Saturday.
The two sides of Wayne Rooney were on display Saturday as the Manchester United captain scored before being sent off for a reckless challenge.
Roma and Juventus stayed perfect in the Serie A as they beat Hellas Verona and Atalanta respectively on Saturday.
The UAE's Alia Saeed Mohammed ran a personal best to win the Asian Games women's 10,000 meters on Saturday and claim the first of an expected slew of medals for African-born athletes running for wealthy Gulf states.
India's star woman boxer M.C. Mary Kom is not surprised at the crowd support for her at the Asian Games. The sprightly 31-year-old acknowledges cheers from the stands and does not even mind being pushed around as her fans jostle with each other to get pictured with her.
Teenage steeplechaser Ruth Jebet had her Asian Games gold medal restored on appeal Sunday as dominant China passed 100 wins with a week's competition still to go.