Sachin Tendulkar has scored 51 double hundreds in Test cricket.
Sanath Jayasuriya scored 50 off just 17 balls against Pakistan in 1996 which is the fastest 50 in limited overs cricket.
Tawanda Mupariwa, a right-arm medium pacer took 28 ODIs to claim 50 wickets in 2008 to become fastest surpassing Eddo Brandes.
Philippines was the venue for the final match between boxing greats Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier for the Heavyweight Boxing Championship of the World.
Manish Pandey, playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore, registered first hundred in the IPL as an Indian player.
Jack Mollinson Noreiga, right-arm spinner from West Indies, played in 4 Tests that were all against India in 1971. His 9/95 in his second Test remains the best in an innings by a West Indies bowler that included the wicket of Test debutant Sunil Gavaskar.
Former British racer Damon Hill won his only F1 world championship title in 1996. He is the only son of a former world champion to have won the title.
Till date German football club Bayern Munich have been crowned the European Champions four times (1974, 1975, 1976 and 2001).
Brad Hodge has 18 Man of the Match awards in T20 which is the most in this format of cricket. Next on the list is Chris Gayle with 17 MoM awards.
American swimmer Amanda Ray Beard at the age of 14 participated in 1996 Atlanta Olympics for the first time and won two medals (1 gold and 2 silver). Till date she has won seven Olympic medals (2 gold, 4 silver and 1 bronze).
Michael Hussey, also known as Mr. Cricket, scored 195(430b, 4X26, 1X6) against England in 2005 at Brisbane which is his highest Test score till date.
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