Nicholas Williams is the Guardian's reactive sports editor, video
The 43-year-old claimed his seventh Super Bowl title
Stray cats, stunning shots and smashed glass, 2020 did not fail to deliver incredible viral moments
Former Liverpool manager Gérard Houllier has died aged 73, with Michael Owen and Jamie Carragher among those to pay tribute to the Frenchman
Take a look back at a sporting year like no other, as the coronavirus pandemic forced sport to shut down and protests swept the globe
Despite it being a 7-1 defeat in her debut Gómez described it as 'a social evolution, in conquering rights and spaces'
'Yesterday not only he died. Yesterday the entire city of Naples died together with Argentina.'
Pep Guardiola, Diego Simeone, Zinedine Zidane and Jürgen Klopp are among those to have paid tribute to the late Diego Maradona
Maradona was a uniquely gifted player with a bewitching style who rose from the streets of Buenos Aires to lead Argentina to World Cup glory in 1986
The Liverpool star won three European Cups and five First Division titles during his time at Anfield
It's the first time in a decade the Lakers have won the NBA trophy and notably the first time since the death of Kobe and Gianna Bryant
The world No 2 equals Roger Federer's record of 20 grand slam titles
From Rafael dressing up as a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle to Ricardo Quaresma riding around a castle on a horse
San Diego Loyal players walked off the pitch at the start of the second half of their game against Phoenix Rising after homophobic abuse was allegedly directed at one of their players
Two handball penalty decisions are the latest to cause outrage among the Premier League world