Chelsea defeat Newcastle United and maintain league lead
London giants Chelsea overcome Newcastle United 2-0 at their home Stamford Bridge to maintain lead in Premier League

UEFA unveils 'Team of the Year 2014'
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo receives majority of votes

Jordan's Prince Ali announces FIFA presidential bid
My desire for the FIFA presidency stems from my belief that the time has come to divert attention from administrative differences [within FIFA] and get it back to developing the sport itself

Football: Galatasaray beat leaders Besiktas in Istanbul derby
Lions win with two goals; Besiktas hand over leadership as season first half ends.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic unhappy at finishing second
Paris Saint-German striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is unhappy with being ranked second place on a list of Sweden's top 150 athletes.

Boxer Amir Khan consoles victims of Peshawar massacre
Amir Khan, a British boxer of Pakistani origin, visited Peshawar school to show solidarity with bereaved families

Kobe smashes Jordan's NBA scoring record
Los Angeles Lakers' superstar Kobe Bryant passes Michael Jordan's career points total to move into third spot on NBA's all-time scorers list

Women's basketball: Turkey tops Group B with Canada win
Hosts Turkey beat Canada 55-44 in Ankara to secure their leadership in Group B of the FIBA Women's World Cup, thanks to a last-quarter effort

Fenerbahce crowned 2014 Turkish Super Cup winners
Fenerbahce win 2014 Turkish Super Cup trophy after defeating archrivals Galatasaray on penalties