Lionel Messi won his 6th Ballon D’Or in France last week. Olympic silver medallist Yohan Blake graced the country for a promotional tour to create awareness about road safety in India. There was drama in the English Premier League and numerous catches spilled by the Indian cricket team in the first two T20Is against West Indies.
Here we bring you all the sporting action from last week in this photo feature.
IMAGE: Bollywood star Anil Kapoor, left, and Olympic silver medallist Yohan Blake warm up before a sprint in Mumbai on Thursday, December 5.
IMAGE: Former West Indies batting great Brian Lara plays golf at a promotional event in Mumbai on Friday. Photograph: Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com
IMAGE: FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi presents his sixth Ballon d'Or trophy to the supporters as his children Ciro Messi Roccuzzo, Thiago Messi Roccuzzo and Mateo Messi Roccuzzo look on, before their La Liga match against Real Mallorca at Camp Nou in Barcelona on Saturday. Photograph: Alex Caparros/Getty Images
IMAGE: Memphis Grizzlies forward Bruno Caboclo (5) dunks the ball during the third quarter of their NBA match against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on Monday, December 1. Photograph: Harrison Barden-USA TODAY Sports
IMAGE: Vietnam's Pham Hong Anh in action during her single dance final of DanceSport at the Southeast Asian Games at Royce Hotel, Mabalacat in Philippines on Sunday, December 1. Photograph: Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters
IMAGE: Sheffield United's Dean Henderson collects the ball as a Norwich City player takes evasive action during their match at Carrow Road in Norwich during their English Premier League match on Sunday, December 8. Photograph: Chris Radburn/Reuters
IMAGE: Washington Sundar drops the Lendl Simmons's catch off the bowling of Bhuvneshwar Kumar. in the 2nd T2OI in Thiruvananthapuram on Sunday, December 8. Photograph: BCCI