In the wake of the deadly terror attack in Paris, sports events around the world paid tribute to the victims in a touching manner.
In the English Premier League, Liverpool's players were quick to credit manager Juergen Klopp's tactics after running out convincing 4-1 winners against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday.
Barcelona dealt a stinging blow to Real Madrid's title hopes when Luis Suarez and Neymar continued their scintillating form to fire the champions to a stunning 4-0 victory in the La Liga 'El Clasico'.
It was a fruitful week for India too as they spanked arch-rivals Pakistan 6-2 to clinch the eighth Junior Men's Asia Cup hockey tournament at the Wisma Belia Stadium, in Kuantan, Malaysia, on Sunday.
Rediff.com recaptures these and other exciting sports moments from the week gone by....
IMAGE: A Chelsea fan with a France banner before the Premier League match between Chelsea and Norwich City. Photograph: Matthew Childs/Reuters
IMAGE: Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates with the trophy after winning the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals. He beat Switzerland's Roger Federer in the final at the 02 Arena in London on Sunday. Photograph: Tony O'Brien Livepic/Action Images via Reuters
IMAGE: Martin Skrtel celebrates scoring the fourth goal for Liverpool in the 4-1 rout of Manchester City. Photograph: Carl Recine/Reuters
IMAGE: Boxer Anthony Crolla celebrates with the belt after winning the WBA title fight against Darleys Perez (not pictured). Photograph: Lee Smith /Reuters
IMAGE: A well-wisher signs the condolence book at New Zealand Rugby Union headquarters following All Black legend Jonah Lomu's death in Wellington on Wednesday. Photograph: Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images
IMAGE: Fans celebrate as Corinthians win the Brazil Serie A soccer championship title following their match against Vasco, in Rio de Janeiro. Photograph: Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters
IMAGE: New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum dives but fails to stop a shot by Australia captain Steve Smith during the fourth day of the second cricket Test at the WACA ground in Perth. Photograph: David Gray /Reuters
IMAGE: Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton during player introductions prior to the game against the Washington Redskins at Bank of America Stadium. Photograph: Bob Donnan/Reuters
IMAGE: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kyle Busch hoists the Sprint Cup Championship trophy after winning the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Photograph: Mark J. Rebilas /Reuters
IMAGE: South Korea's manager Kim In-sik is tossed into the air by his team members after thet defeated the US in the final match at the Premier12 international baseball tournament at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo. Photograph: Toru Hanai/Reuters