Real Madrid are determined to keep hold of Gareth Bale despite all costs.
December 27, 2014
The local organising committee for the 2018 World Cup in Russia will have a budget deficit for the next year, the country's Minister for Sport, Vitaly Mutko, warned yesterday.
It has been reportedly revealed that a bat, which once belonged to late Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes, would be placed on Mount Everest in a tribute to the batsman.
Japan national football coach Javier Aguirre on Saturday strongly denied any involvement in match-fixing allegations in Spain.
The Italian has scored just two goals in all competitions since his €20 million move to Liverpool from AC Milan but the Reds boss insists he will not be leaving in January
December 26, 2014
Olivier Giroud's red card early in the second half set up a nervy finish but goals from Alexis Sanchez and Tomas Rosicky secured the points for Arsene Wenger's side
Goals from Fernando, Yaya Toure and David Silva made sure it was a comfortable afternoon in the snow for the champions despite Brown Ideye's late consolation
The England striker scored twice and set up the third for Robin van Persie as Louis van Gaal's men made it seven wins from their last eight Premier League matches
Sterling's first league goal since early September was enough to give the Merseysiders a much needed victory at Turf Moor against the struggling Clarets
Doctors have urged ministers to put a ban on alcohol firms from sponsoring sports clubs and events, as they fear that the "outrageous" practice is fuelling underage drinking by children.
The Blues put in a routine showing to maintain their lead over Manchester City as Sam Allardyce's much-changed Irons team struggled to impose themselves
December 25, 2014
Saudi Arabian authorities have intensified security around a stadium in the Red Sea city of Jeddah to ensure no woman could sneak in to watch a football match.
The Man City, Dortmund and Lille men make up the three-man pool of players up for the continent's most prestigious solo award
Ooredoo’s coaching clinic initiative with Paris Saint-Germain FC has rolled out across the MENA region over the past month, delighting and engaging young footballers with sessions in Tunisia and Qatar.
Organizers of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar have filmed an ad to promote the scandal-hit tournament nearly 5,000 miles away from the desert nation in southern Spain.
December 24, 2014
Rafa Benitez has said his Napoli team will visit Qatar in the future during a winter tour to enjoy the facilities at the Aspire Academy. Napoli defeated Juventus in a penalty shootout to win their second SuperCoppa TIM in Doha on Monday.
Disgraced former US cyclist Lance Armstrong has claimed that he would never cheat at golf because the sport has a code of honour which they never had in cycling.
Luis Enrique’s side will fly to the Middle East between Liga matches against Villarreal and Athletic Bilbao
The Egyptian has made just six appearances in all competitions under Jose Mourinho this season and is one of a number of names on the Nerazzurri's January wish list
Controversial Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has admitted that he was 'naive' for his Super Mario post on social media, that got the Italian banned for Sunday's 2-2 draw against Arsenal.
December 23, 2014
The club president is confident they can afford heavy investment in the future and says they will eventually replace the Swede with another global star
The Blaugrana wished their fans a happy Christmas in this amusing festive message
Arsenal became the third most followed team on the social network after becoming the first Premier League club to reach five million followers on Twitter.
The striker was handed a one-match suspension, and fined £25,000, after posting a controversial image on Instagram, but his "naivety and apology" reduced the punishment
Ferrari chairman Sergio Marchionne has said that 2015 formula one season would be another testing year for the team after enduring a disappointing season in the previous edition.
In an attempt to aid disadvantaged children in Africa and Switzerland, 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer and compatriot Stanislas Wawrinka has raised over a million dollars in a blockbuster fund-raising tennis exhibition held in Zurich.
December 22, 2014
The Blues went ahead inside two minutes thanks to their skipper, before the Spanish playmaker wrapped up the three points late on to keep second-placed Manchester City at bay
Carlos Tevez and Gonzalo Higuain scored two apiece to take the clash to spot-kicks, where Simone Padoin missed the crucial effort to hand the trophy to the Partenopei
The Sochi Olympics and Brazil World Cup dominate sport in 2014 but also make headlines away from the playing field in 2014.
A FIFA official has revealed that despite England's failed bid to host the World Cup in 2018, the nation had been by far the strongest contender, questioning that how could they have got only two votes.
A German bank is on course to take legal proceedings against Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone and his family trust fund for 345 million euroson account of the sale of its stake in Formula One.
Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has been taken to hospital on account of diagnosed with a mild case of pneumonia.
December 21, 2014
The 2014 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was the most successful to date with the largest ever capacity at 60,000 people, marking an increase of 5,000 tickets over the 2013 edition, said event organisers.
The Gunners made the most of their only two shots on target all game but the hosts, who dominated proceedings for the majority, equalised in the 97th minute with a powerful header
The resignation of World Cup corruption investigator Michael Garcia hopefully has inflicted a damaging blow to the re-election prospects of Fifa president Sepp Blatter. For it is believed to have finally convinced Prince Ali of Jordan, potentially his most credible rival, to challenge him next year.
English soccer giant Manchester United are reportedly confident of sealing three successful deal in the transfer window in January for a staggering amount worth 80 million pounds.
Manchester United football team manager Louis van Gaal believes losing points against teams like Aston Villa could hamper their hopes of claiming the Premier League title.
December 20, 2014
A header from the defender was followed up by a second-half strike from the Wales star as Carlo Ancelotti's men finished 2014 in style
Ryan De Vries put the New Zealanders ahead and although their Mexican opponents levelled through Joao Rojas, Ramon Tribulietx's men prevailed in the shootout
Despite FIFA executives unanimously agreeing to publish a legally appropriate version of a report into allegations of World Cup bidding corruption, the world football's governing body insisted that Russia and Qatar would stay as hosts of the 2018 and 2022 tournaments respectively.
The loanee scored his second goal on his second start, but Christian Benteke's earlier opener saw the resurgent club fail to record a seventh consecutive Premier League win
The Spaniard was the difference with a second-half salvo, although the dogged visitors saw James McArthur's header incorrectly ruled out before the Ivorian settled the game
December 19, 2014
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World number three Rafael Nadal has revealed that his Australian Open preparations are on course following his recovery from appendix surgery.
Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams have been chosen as the men's and women's world champions for 2014 by the International Tennis Federation ( ITF).
Bernie Ecclestone has been re-appointed to the Formula One board that runs the commercial aspect of the company, joining ex-Ferrari president Luca Di Montezemolo and businessman Paul Walsh in the board.
The Fifa Executive Committee has assembled for its two-day meeting in Marrakech with the notorious Garcia report at the heart of its agenda
December 18, 2014
Manchester United planning £90 million (€114m) move for Gareth Bale.
Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt is against the changes to Olympics athletics programmes and has termed the reports suggesting the 200-metres being among five events at risk of being removed from the Games as ridiculous, saying that it must not happen.
Double-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso said that he is looking forward to attain success with the newly joined McLaren-Honda team.
Angel Berlanga's goal threatened another major upset at the Club World Cup but the Argentines did enough to scrape into the final
December 17, 2014
An 88th-minute equaliser from Vitor Saba took the encounter to spot-kicks but Toufik Zerara held his nerve to seal the victory
ormula One world champion Lewis Hamilton said that he has been able to get past setbacks quickly, admitting that he is aiming for another championship title.
The former United States attorney led the investigation by Fifa's Ethics Committee into the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 tournaments
Andy Murray will line up at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship here next month with plans to get his year off to a perfect start with a victory.
Moroccan international Adel Taarabt has confessed that Liverpool forward Mario Balotelli never struck him as a world-class player, thus escalating pressure on him on the account of a poor run at Liverpool.
December 16, 2014
Sergio Ramos and Karim Benzema's goals in the first half left the Concacaf club - who had a penalty saved - trailing before Gareth Bale and Isco cleaned up in the latter 45 minutes
FIFA dismissed Michael Garcia's appeal against the summary of his investigation into the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, which were awarded to Russia and Qatar, on Tuesday.
The European champions will be heavy favourites to progress to the final with their Mexican opponents making what is their maiden appearance in the tournament
Former Arsenal and France striker Thierry Henry has announced his retirement from football after a trophy-laden career that spanned 20-years and has taken up a media role now.
Northern Irish golf ace Rory McIlroy has been named as BBC Northern Ireland's Sport Personality of 2014 after Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton beat him by a small margin for the main national award.
Former world number one golfer Tiger Woods would design the new 18-hole championship golf course in Dubai to be built by luxury real estate developers, DAMAC Properties and operated by The Trump Organization.
December 15, 2014
Uefa Champions League round of 16 fixture dates
The Spanish goalkeeper earned rave reviews again for his heroics in Sunday's 3-0 win over Liverpool but his compatriot would prefer that he had fewer saves to make
The Serie A outfit will have to deal with the Eredivisie giants, while a tricky trip to Turkey awaits Brendan Rodgers' struggling Reds
The English champions will have to deal with the Spanish giants, while Chelsea were paired with PSG again
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has been crowned BBC's Oversees Sports Personality 2014 award as he upstaged tennis player Serena Williams, boxer Floyd Mayweather and MotoGP rider Marc Marquez to claim the coveted prize.
December 14, 2014
Real Madrid will make their Club World Cup debut in Marrakesh rather than Rabat this season after Tuesday's semi-final with Cruz Azul was moved due to pitch problems.
Manchester United's resurgence continued on Sunday as rivals Liverpool were easily beaten 3-0 at Old Trafford on Sunday.
The ex-France international says he is settled in Bavaria and feels happily married to the club, but nonetheless admitted that he is open to a new experience elsewhere
Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has lauded compatriot golf star Rory McIlroy for having had a phenomenal year ahead of their showdown tonight for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award.
Glazers promise to spend huge amounts of money in bid to convert Man U into Galacticos club worth 3 bln pounds