Monday, December 9, 2013
Real Madrid were held to an embarrassing 0-0 draw at third-tier Olimpic de Xativa in the King's Cup last 32, first leg on Saturday as they came down to earth with a bump after a series of big wins.
Olympic sailors gathered at Guanabara Bay to compete in a local event on Saturday, but primarily they came to check out the venue for the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro.
WBA and WBO super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux retained his titles with a 12-round, unanimous decision over former two-time bantamweight champ Joseph Agbeko on Saturday.
Lindsey Vonn continued her comeback from a knee injury with an improved performance in Saturday's Lake Louise downhill which was won by Maria Hoefl-Riesch.
Japanese runners yesterday won both the men's and women's titles at the annual Soochow International Ultra-Marathon (東吳國際超級馬拉松) 24-hour race in Taipei.
Sunday, December 8, 2013
Juventus extended their lead at the top of Serie A to six points after winning their seventh league match in a row, 2-0 at spirited Bologna on Friday.
Barcelona came from behind for an easy 4-1 victory over Cartagena in the Copa del Rey on Friday to end a two-game losing streak.
The Houston Texans fired Gary Kubiak on Friday, parting ways with the only coach to lead the team to the playoffs.
Kyle Korver set the NBA record for consecutive games with a 3-pointer, Al Horford scored 22 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 108-89 Friday night.