Bafétimbi Gomis scored three goals in seven minutes as Olympique Lyonnais beat GNK Dinamo Zagreb 7-1, breaking Mike Newell's 16-year-old record for the competition's fastest hat-trick.
• Spain successfully defend their European crown, beating Italy 4-0 in the UEFA EURO 2012 final.
• Seven men run under ten seconds as Usain Bolt retains his 100m Olympic title in London.
• President Obama defeats Republican Mitt Romney to win re-election as President of the United States.
• Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her Diamond Jubilee, marking 60 years since her accession to the throne.