Messi scored for an eighth straight Spanish league game by converting a penalty in Barcelona's 4-0 thrashing of crosstown rival Espanyol while Ronaldo struck a double vs Real Sociedad.
Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola refused to concede defeat in La Liga title race after a 1-1 draw with Espanyol left the defending champions trailing bitter rivals Real Madrid by five points.
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|At 80, Japanese man becomes oldest to climb Mount Everest Record was previously held by a Nepali climber.|
|Woods, Garcia but surely no fried chicken Tiger Woods was hurt by a comment made by Sergio Garcia who later apologised.|
|In China, badminton becomes bird flu's latest vicitm Shuttlecocks are made from bird feathers, making them a risk.|