Robert Lewandowski became the first player to score four times in a UEFA Champions League semi-final match when he struck all of Borussia Dortmund's goals in their 4-1 win against Real Madrid CF.
• Sir Alex Ferguson retires after winning 38 trophies in nearly 27 years as Manchester United FC manager.
• Andy Murray beats Novak Djoković to end Britain's 77-year wait for a men's Wimbledon champion.
• Prince George of Cambridge is born and becomes third in line to the throne.
• Pope Benedict XVI becomes the first pope to resign in nearly 600 years.