This Past Week in Sports (8 – 14 May 2017)

Cricket

  • David Warner (Australian Cricketer) became the second player in IPL history to post back-to-back 600-run seasons
  • South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis has hinted that he may retire from international cricket following the next World Cup
  • Mumbai Indians become the first team to register 100 wins in T20 cricket

Football

  • Tottenham said a fitting farewell to White Hart Lane with a 2-1 win against Manchester United on Sunday
  • Angry Inter Milan fans stormed out of the San Siro to “have lunch” in protest as a Pietro Iemmello brace gave Sassuolo a surprise 2-1 victory on Sunday.
  • Feyenoord won the Dutch league title on Sunday after veteran striker Dirk Kuyt scored a hat-trick in a 3-1 home win over Heracles Almelo that left them one point clear of arch-rivals Ajax Amsterdam.

Rugby

  • The Blitzboks defeated Japan in their second Pool A match
  • The Blitzboks to be crowned World Rugby Sevens Series champion
  • Kings prop Ross Geldenhuys will appear before a SANZAAR foul play review committee after receiving his third yellow card of the season.

Wrestling

  • Adam Cole got fired from the Bullet Club at the ROH/NJPW War of the Worlds: New York show, on Friday night, and Marty Scurll replaced him
  • Ricochet v Will O’Spreay to kick off Best of the Super Juniors Tournament
  • Daniel Bryan and Brie Bella welcomed Birdie Joe Danielson into the world May 9, 2017
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