Seityasen Singh scored a hat-trick as Royal Wahingdoh FC edged past visiting Salgaocar SC 4-2 to narrow down the gap with table toppers Mohun Bagan FC in their Hero I-League encounter at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Sunday.
Argentina striker Dario Benedetto scored a hat-trick as Club America of Mexico downed Montreal Impact 4-2 to win the CONCACAF Champions League final and book their place in the FIFA Club World Cup here Wednesday.
Young striker Nikkin Thimmaiah scored a hat-trick as India produced their best performance of the tournament to stun world champions and title holders Australia 4-2 on Saturday and secure a place in the third and fourth place play-off at the Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament here.
Gibraltar could at least savour the consolation of unearthing a policeman-turned-footballing `Rock star` as they reprised their new role as the whipping boys of the Euro 2016 qualifiers with a 6-1 hammering by Scotland in Glasgow on Sunday.
Vandana Katariya scored four goals, including a hat-trick as India continued its impressive run and spanked lowly Singapore 10-0 to storm into the semifinal of the Hero FIH Women's World League Round 2, here on Thursday.
Belgium's Wendy Jans bagged a hat-trick of women's titles after she defeated Russia's Anastasia Nechaeva 5-2 in the best-of-nine frames final of the Seaways IBSF World Snooker Championship at Kanteerava Indoor Stadium here on Saturday.
Adam Scott`s bid for an unprecedented hat-trick of titles at his home Australian Masters fell agonisingly short on Sunday, but the world number two declared himself in good shape ahead of his re-match with Rory McIlroy at the Australian Open this week.
Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton rounded off a hat-trick of fastest laps in U.S. Grand Prix practice on Saturday with Mercedes team mate and title rival Nico Rosberg 0.883 of a second slower after suffering a brake problem.