January 9, 2012 in Sport

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • College Football, 14th BCS National Championship, Louisiana Superdome, New Orleans: #2 Alabama beats #1 LSU, 21-0

Sport awardFootball Awards

FIFA Ballon d'Or: Barcelona forward Lionel Messi wins award for a record 3rd consecutive year; Japanese midfielder Homare Sawa wins women's award

Football Star Lionel Messi
Football Star
Lionel Messi

Deaths in Sport

  • Brian Curvis, British boxer and 1960 welterweight champion, dies from leukemia at 74