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3. 2000-05-10 Real beats Bayern in Champ League semi Madrid
4. 2000-05-24 Real Madrid wins Champions League Madrid
F. 2000-06-25 Spain 1 – 2 France, in Euro Semifinals Bruges, Belgium
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H. 2000-07-02 France win Euro 2000, 2-1 over Italy Rotterdam, Netherlands
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Torres strike gives Spain final victory
United victorious after shoot-out drama
Torres strike gives Spain final victory
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Italy wins World Cup over France
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  Horace Saussure reaches summit of Mt. Blanc Map of Mont Blanc France
Aug. 2, 1787
  Southern France: Horace-Bénédict de Saussure was a Swiss aristocrat, physicist and Alpine traveller, often considered the founder of alpinism


year 2000 Top ^

 Real Madrid wins Champions League  France win Euro 2000, 2-1 over Italy

year 2001 Top ^

 Bayern wins Champions League  Rogge wins top Olympics job  Armstrong wins Tour de France  Figo best in world by FIFA

year 2002 Top ^

 France 0-1 Senegal in World Cup opening  South Korea beat Italy  Germany 1-0 South Korea in semi-final  Schumacher clinches 5th F1 title  Armstrong wins 4th Tour de France  Ronaldo best world player for third time

year 2003 Top ^

 AC Milan defeats Juve for European title  2010 Winter Games given to Vancouver Armstrong wins 5th Tour
. Paris  England revels in rugby World Cup glory

year 2004 Top ^

 Porto wins Champions League Greece win Euro 2004 over Portugal
Armstrong wins 6th Tour de France. Paris   Glittering opening for Olympics  Greece: The Games returned to their birthplace after 108 years with a glittering ceremony that featured more than 4,000 performers  Schumacher claims record 12th win  Phelps got record-tying 8th medal Olympics: Games Close. Athens

year 2005 Top ^

 Liverpool crowned over AC Milan     London wins 2012 Olympics   Singapore: London has defeated Paris, bringing the Olympics back to Britain for the first time in more than half a century   Armstrong stamps seventh Tour win  Paris: Lance ended his storybook career in Paris by winning a record seventh consecutive Tour de France title

year 2006 Top ^

Torino Olympics open in spectacular style  Turin: The 20th Winter Olympics has got under way with an opening ceremony to showcase Italian culture  Spectacular ceremony closes Games  Lehmann sent off as Barca triumph Vintage France beat holders Brazil
. West Germany Late double puts Italy into final. Ruhr     Italy wins World Cup over France  Berlin: Italy wins by penalties, 5-3: .Zidane scores on 7 min. Materazzi atones for giving away the penalty. Zidane red-carded Landis gives positive drugs test. France

year 2007 Top ^

 Football league halted by violence  Inzaghi brace wins cup for Milan  Federer wins historic fifth title Fans rampage after killing
. Rome

year 2008 Top ^

Protest as Olympic torch is lit   Greece: A protester managed to breach the tight security during the torch lighting ceremony. He unfurled a banner, but was apprehended  Greece hands China Olympic torch Olympic torch extinguished
  Paris: The relay was disrupted by protesters demonstrating against the Chinese government, causing authorities to extinguish the flame 3 times  United victorious after shoot-out drama Torres strike gives Spain final victory
. Austria

year 2009 Top ^

  Barcelona claim Champions League glory  Rome: Barcelona completed an historic treble with a 2-0 win over holders Manchester United in the final. Goals: Samuel Eto'o and Lionel Messi  Federer claims historic French Open win  Serena powers to Wimbledon title Federer win breaks Sampras record
. London  Contador seals 2009 Tour victory  Unseeded Clijsters wins U.S. Open     Rio to stage 2016 Olympic Games   Denmark: Brazil will become the first South American country to host the Olympics, after Rio de Janeiro was chosen to stage the 2016 Games  Enke's death apparent suicide  French soccer's tainted win enrages Irish

year 2010 Top ^

 Beckham 'to miss World Cup with injury'  Inter oust Barca to reach Champions final  Atletico win Europa League  Chelsea win Cup Double  Inter claim fifth title in a row Inter are European champions
. Spain  Nadal wins fifth French Open  Holders Italy out of World Cup by Slovakia  Germany thrash England  Dutch knock Brazil out of World Cup  Spain wins over Paraguay  Serena powers to fourth Wimbledon title  Germans blow Argentina away 4-0  Nadal regains Wimbledon crown Netherlands beat Uruguay to reach final. Cape Town Spain reached the World Cup final. South Africa     Spain win World Cup in extra time Map of Johannesburg  Johannesburg: Andres Iniesta scores with four minutes left in extra time to give Spain their first World Cup with a 1-0 victory over the Netherlands  Contador claims third Tour de France title Arrest over cricket 'bets scam'. England  Nadal Wins U.S. Open  Tour winner in positive dope test

year 2011 Top ^

 Messi wins FIFA Ballon d'Or  Barcelona held but reach final  Manchester United thrashed Schalke 4-1  Barcelona wins Champions League over MU  China's Li wins French Open title  Nadal secures sixth French crown  6 bodies found in French Alps  Superb Djokovic beats Nadal  Evans Wins Tour de France  Indy 500 Champ Dies

year 2012 Top ^

 Messi best world footballer 3rd time in a row  Ten-man Chelsea stun Barca  Chelsea seize Champions League win over Bayern  Euro 2012 starts, Russia win, Poland held  Sharapova completes career Grand Slam  Nadal clinches record French Open  Russia, Poland exit Euro 2012  Ronaldo double as Dutch exit  Germany disposes of Denmark to win Group B Balotelli double sends Italy through to Euro final
. Poland     Spain defeated Italy 4-0 in the Euro 2012 final Map of Olympic Stadium Kiev Ukraine  Kiev: Spain become the first country to win three successive major international tournaments. Silva, Alba, Torres and Mata score in Olympic Stadium     Huge ceremony launches 2012 Games
Map of Stratford United Kingdom
  London: The Queen has declared the London Olympics open following a spectacular ceremony, featuring Beckham, Wiggins and James Bond
 The three-hour spectacle, a quirky take on UK life, is set to be viewed by a TV audience of one billion people. The show, with a cast of 10,000, required 157 rehearsals, which makes London a bunch of slackers compared to the Beijing clambake
 Young athletes light 2012 Olympic flame   Olympic badminton players disqualified  London: 8 players have been disqualified from the women's doubles competition after being accused of 'not using one's best efforts to win'   Phelps beats Lochte to 20th medal
  London: Michael Phelps won his first individual gold at London 2012 - and his 20th Olympic medal - by beating Ryan Lochte in the men's 200m individual medley Bolt makes history with 200m gold   London: Usain Bolt became the first man to retain both Olympic sprint titles as he led home a gold and green Jamaica clean sweep in the 200m   Olympic flag handed over to Rio   London: The ceremonial handover of the Olympic Games flag from London to Rio has been completed, as part of a spectacular closing ceremony Murray wins historic first major. New York   Skydiver breaks sound barrier   New Mexico: Austrian Felix Baumgartner has become the first to go faster than the speed of sound, reaching a maximum velocity of 833.9mph (1,342km/h)

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January 2013 ... more > Top ^
Messi crowned world's best for record fourth time
. Barcelona

May 2013 ... more > Top ^
 Man Utd's Sir Alex Ferguson to retire   Bayern wins Champions League. 2-1, over Dortmund   London: Arjen Robben scored in the 89th minute to give Bayern Munich a 2-1 win over German rival Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League final

June 2013 ... more > Top ^
Nadal beats Ferrer to win eighth French Open title
. Paris

July 2013 ... more > Top ^
Murray wins historic Wimbledon title
. London

September 2013 ... more > Top ^
Bach new IOC president
. Argentina

December 2013 ... more > Top ^
  Schumacher injured in skiing accident in France
Map of Meribel France
  Southern France: Seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher has suffered a head injury while skiing in Meribel, France


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January 2014 ... more > Top ^
 Portugal football legend Eusebio dies

May 2014 ... more > Top ^
Real Madrid win Champions League
. Portugal

June 2014 ... more > Top ^
Rafael Nadal clinches record ninth French Open title
. Paris Spain knocked out of World Cup by Chile. Rio de Janeiro

July 2014 ... more > Top ^
Germany through to semi-finals over France
. Rio de Janeiro   Brazil humiliated by rampant Germany Map of Belo Horizonte Brazil
  Brazil suffer one of the most humiliating World Cup defeats as Germany score five first-half goals in reaching the final, 1-7.    Germany were 5-0 up inside 29 remarkable minutes ...
    Germany wins World Cup over Argentina Map of Maracana Brazil
  Rio de Janeiro: Germany won the match 1-0 after extra time, with a goal from Mario Götze. The result marked Germany's fourth World Cup title and their first since reunification.    Germany's victory meant that three consecutive World Cups have been won by teams from the same continent, following Italy and Spain in 2006 and 2010 respectively, the first time this has happened in World Cup history. Italian Nicola Rizzoli was named as the referee of the final. Among these invited l...


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March 2015 ... more > Top ^
French Olympic medalists filming reality show among 10 dead
Map of Villa Castelli La Rioja Argentina   Argentina: Two Olympic athletes who competed and won medals for France were among ten people killed Monday when two helicopters crashed in a remote area

May 2015 ... more > Top ^
Chelsea clinches EPL title
. London Juventus into final after Madrid draw Barcelona defeat Atletico Madrid to claim La Liga title


Bolt makes history with 200m gold   London: Usain Bolt became the first man to retain both Olympic sprint titles as he led home a gold and green Jamaica clean sweep in the 200m Greece win Euro 2004 over Portugal Vintage France beat holders Brazil. West Germany Late double puts Italy into final. Ruhr   Italy wins World Cup over France  Berlin: Italy wins by penalties, 5-3: .Zidane scores on 7 min. Materazzi atones for giving away the penalty. Zidane red-carded Torres strike gives Spain final victory. Austria Barcelona claim Champions League glory  Rome: Barcelona completed an historic treble with a 2-0 win over holders Manchester United in the final. Goals: Samuel Eto'o and Lionel Messi Inter are European champions. Spain Netherlands beat Uruguay to reach final. Cape Town Spain reached the World Cup final. South Africa   Spain win World Cup in extra time Map of Johannesburg  Johannesburg: Andres Iniesta scores with four minutes left in extra time to give Spain their first World Cup with a 1-0 victory over the Netherlands Balotelli double sends Italy through to Euro final. Poland   Spain defeated Italy 4-0 in the Euro 2012 final Map of Olympic Stadium Kiev Ukraine  Kiev: Spain become the first country to win three successive major international tournaments. Silva, Alba, Torres and Mata score in Olympic Stadium Messi crowned world's best for record fourth time. Barcelona Bayern wins Champions League. 2-1, over Dortmund   London: Arjen Robben scored in the 89th minute to give Bayern Munich a 2-1 win over German rival Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League final Real Madrid win Champions League. Portugal Spain knocked out of World Cup by Chile. Rio de Janeiro Germany through to semi-finals over France. Rio de Janeiro   Brazil humiliated by rampant Germany Map of Belo Horizonte Brazil




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2000
May.24  Real Madrid wins Champions League
Jul.2  France win Euro 2000, 2-1 over Italy
2001
May.23  Bayern wins Champions League
Dec.17  Figo best in world by FIFA
2002
May.31  France 0-1 Senegal in World Cup opening
Jun.18  South Korea beat Italy
Jun.25  Germany 1-0 South Korea in semi-final
Dec.17  Ronaldo best world player for third time
2003
May.28  AC Milan defeats Juve for European title
2004
May.26  Porto wins Champions League
Jul.5
2005
May.25  Liverpool crowned over AC Milan
2006
May.17  Lehmann sent off as Barca triumph
Jul.1
Jul.4
Jul.9
2007
Feb.2  Football league halted by violence
May.23  Inzaghi brace wins cup for Milan
2008
May.21  United victorious after shoot-out drama
Jun.29
2009
May.27
Nov.10  Enke's death apparent suicide
Nov.19  French soccer's tainted win enrages Irish
2010
Apr.28  Inter oust Barca to reach Champions final
May.12  Atletico win Europa League
May.15  Chelsea win Cup Double
May.16  Inter claim fifth title in a row
May.22
Jun.24  Holders Italy out of World Cup by Slovakia
Jun.27  Germany thrash England
Jul.2  Dutch knock Brazil out of World Cup
Jul.3  Spain wins over Paraguay
Jul.3  Germans blow Argentina away 4-0
Jul.6
Jul.7
Jul.11
2011
Jan.10  Messi wins FIFA Ballon d'Or
May.3  Barcelona held but reach final
May.4  Manchester United thrashed Schalke 4-1
May.28  Barcelona wins Champions League over MU
2012
Jan.9  Messi best world footballer 3rd time in a row
Apr.24  Ten-man Chelsea stun Barca
May.19  Chelsea seize Champions League win over Bayern
Jun.8  Euro 2012 starts, Russia win, Poland held
Jun.16  Russia, Poland exit Euro 2012
Jun.17  Ronaldo double as Dutch exit
Jun.17  Germany disposes of Denmark to win Group B
Jun.28
Jul.1
2013
Jan.7
May.8  Man Utd's Sir Alex Ferguson to retire
May.25
2014
Jan.5  Portugal football legend Eusebio dies
May.24
Jun.18
Jul.4
Jul.8
  Brazil suffer one of the most humiliating World Cup defeats as Germany score five first-half goals in reaching the final, 1-7.    Germany were 5-0 up inside 29 remarkable minutes ...
Jul.13   Germany wins World Cup over Argentina Map of Maracana Brazil
  Rio de Janeiro: Germany won the match 1-0 after extra time, with a goal from Mario Götze. The result marked Germany's fourth World Cup title and their first since reunification.    Germany's victory meant that three consecutive World Cups have been won by teams from the same continent, following Italy and Spain in 2006 and 2010 respectively, the first time this has happened in World Cup history. Italian Nicola Rizzoli was named as the referee of the final. Among these invited l...
2015 May. 3 Chelsea clinches EPL title. London May. 13 Juventus into final after Madrid draw May. 17 Barcelona defeat Atletico Madrid to claim La Liga title



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2001 Jul.29  Armstrong wins Tour de France 2002 Jul.28  Armstrong wins 4th Tour de France 2003 Jul.27 Armstrong wins 5th Tour
. Paris 2004 Jul.25 Armstrong wins 6th Tour de France. Paris 2005 Jul.24   Armstrong stamps seventh Tour win  Paris: Lance ended his storybook career in Paris by winning a record seventh consecutive Tour de France title 2009 Jul.26  Contador seals 2009 Tour victory 2010 Jul.25  Contador claims third Tour de France title 2011 Jul.24  Evans Wins Tour de France



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2002 Jul.21  Schumacher clinches 5th F1 title 2004 Aug.15  Schumacher claims record 12th win 2011 Oct.16  Indy 500 Champ Dies 2013 Dec.29   Schumacher injured in skiing accident in France
Map of Meribel France
  Southern France: Seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher has suffered a head injury while skiing in Meribel, France




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2006 Jul.27 Landis gives positive drugs test
. France 2007 Nov.11 Fans rampage after killing. Rome 2010 Sep.29  Tour winner in positive dope test



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2010 Aug.28 Arrest over cricket 'bets scam'
. England



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2012 Oct.14 Skydiver breaks sound barrier   New Mexico: Austrian Felix Baumgartner has become the first to go faster than the speed of sound, reaching a maximum velocity of 833.9mph (1,342km/h)



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1889 Aug. 2, 1787   Horace Saussure reaches summit of Mt. Blanc
Map of Mont Blanc France
  Southern France: Horace-Bénédict de Saussure was a Swiss aristocrat, physicist and Alpine traveller, often considered the founder of alpinism
2011 Jun.26  6 bodies found in French Alps



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2004 Aug.21  Phelps got record-tying 8th medal



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2007 Jul.8  Federer wins historic fifth title 2009 Jun.7  Federer claims historic French Open win Jul.4  Serena powers to Wimbledon title Jul.5 Federer win breaks Sampras record
. London Sep.13  Unseeded Clijsters wins U.S. Open 2010 Jun.6  Nadal wins fifth French Open Jul.3  Serena powers to fourth Wimbledon title Jul.4  Nadal regains Wimbledon crown Sep.13  Nadal Wins U.S. Open 2011 Jun.4  China's Li wins French Open title Jun.5  Nadal secures sixth French crown Jul.3  Superb Djokovic beats Nadal 2012 Jun.9  Sharapova completes career Grand Slam Jun.11  Nadal clinches record French Open Sep.10 Murray wins historic first major. New York 2013 Jun.9 Nadal beats Ferrer to win eighth French Open title. Paris Jul.7 Murray wins historic Wimbledon title. London 2014 Jun.8 Rafael Nadal clinches record ninth French Open title. Paris



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2010 Mar.14  Beckham 'to miss World Cup with injury'



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2003 Nov.22  England revels in rugby World Cup glory



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2015 Mar.9 French Olympic medalists filming reality show among 10 dead
Map of Villa Castelli La Rioja Argentina   Argentina: Two Olympic athletes who competed and won medals for France were among ten people killed Monday when two helicopters crashed in a remote area



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2001 Jul.16  Rogge wins top Olympics job 2003 Jul.2  2010 Winter Games given to Vancouver 2004 Aug.13 Glittering opening for Olympics  Greece: The Games returned to their birthplace after 108 years with a glittering ceremony that featured more than 4,000 performers Aug.29 Olympics: Games Close
. Athens 2005 Jul.6   London wins 2012 Olympics   Singapore: London has defeated Paris, bringing the Olympics back to Britain for the first time in more than half a century 2006 Feb.10 Torino Olympics open in spectacular style  Turin: The 20th Winter Olympics has got under way with an opening ceremony to showcase Italian culture Feb.26  Spectacular ceremony closes Games 2008 Mar.24 Protest as Olympic torch is lit   Greece: A protester managed to breach the tight security during the torch lighting ceremony. He unfurled a banner, but was apprehended Mar.30  Greece hands China Olympic torch Apr.7 Olympic torch extinguished   Paris: The relay was disrupted by protesters demonstrating against the Chinese government, causing authorities to extinguish the flame 3 times 2009 Oct.2   Rio to stage 2016 Olympic Games   Denmark: Brazil will become the first South American country to host the Olympics, after Rio de Janeiro was chosen to stage the 2016 Games 2012 Jul.27   Huge ceremony launches 2012 Games Map of Stratford United Kingdom
  London: The Queen has declared the London Olympics open following a spectacular ceremony, featuring Beckham, Wiggins and James Bond
 The three-hour spectacle, a quirky take on UK life, is set to be viewed by a TV audience of one billion people. The show, with a cast of 10,000, required 157 rehearsals, which makes London a bunch of slackers compared to the Beijing clambake
Jul.27  Young athletes light 2012 Olympic flame Aug.1   Olympic badminton players disqualified  London: 8 players have been disqualified from the women's doubles competition after being accused of 'not using one's best efforts to win' Aug.2   Phelps beats Lochte to 20th medal  London: Michael Phelps won his first individual gold at London 2012 - and his 20th Olympic medal - by beating Ryan Lochte in the men's 200m individual medley Aug.12 Olympic flag handed over to Rio   London: The ceremonial handover of the Olympic Games flag from London to Rio has been completed, as part of a spectacular closing ceremony 2013 Sep.10 Bach new IOC president. Argentina