Centenary of Christmas truce remembered in poetry
Centenary of Christmas truce remembered in poetry

The 100th anniversary of the Christmas truce during World War I has been remembered with a video featuring a poem recited by past and present players, managers and officials across England.

QPR's Rio Ferdinand hoping to be busy during holiday fixtures
QPR's Rio Ferdinand hoping to be busy during holiday fixtures

After nearly 20 years spent working through the Christmas holidays Rio Ferdinand could be forgiven if he wanted to put his feet up and enjoy the fruits of his long career.

500 Christmas gift baskets for children; other side of controversial Luis Suarez
500 Christmas gift baskets for children; other side of controversial Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez is not all about biting, diving and racism charges. On the eve of Christmas, the Barcelona star showed his humane side by sending gift baskets for children and families at a hospital in Uruguay.

Missing striker Nile Ranger listed as wanted by Blackpool
Missing striker Nile Ranger listed as wanted by Blackpool

English football club Blackpool's striker Nile Ranger was reported to have gone missing for two weeks.

Indian boxers pack a punch but administrative mess continues in 2014
Indian boxers pack a punch but administrative mess continues in 2014

Inside the ring, the men and women who mattered gave their blood, sweat and tears to conquer adversity with elan but outside, sparring for power continued to cast a shadow on Indian boxing in a year which was sparkling in parts but also blighted by some unsavoury controversies.

Akashdeep excited to play with Sardar, Simon again in Hockey India League
Akashdeep excited to play with Sardar, Simon again in Hockey India League

After playing a vital role in India's campaign in 17th Asian Games and Champions Trophy, Akashdeep Singh is now hoping to produce another steller performance for Delhi Waveriders in the Hero Hockey India League (HHIL) starting next month.

Darren Sammy replaces Kemar Roach in West Indies' ODI squad
Darren Sammy replaces Kemar Roach in West Indies' ODI squad

 All-rounder Darren Sammy has replaced Kemar Roach in the West Indies' 15-member One-Day International (ODI) squad to face South Africa next month, in another twist in the ongoing selection saga.

Juninho defends David Luiz for shaky Ligue 1 performance
Juninho defends David Luiz for shaky Ligue 1 performance

Brazilian defender David Luiz has been defended by his compatriot Juninho for the criticism he's received since joining Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) this summer.

Sunderland defender Anthony Reveillere out for a month
Sunderland defender Anthony Reveillere out for a month

English Premier League (EPL) side Sunderland will be without Anthony Reveillere for at least one month as the former France international defender has sustained a calf injury.

David Warner pledges to get into more Indian heads
David Warner pledges to get into more Indian heads

Australia`s chirpy opening batsman David Warner has described his team`s mental battles with opponents as banter, not sledging, and says he has no plans to curb the exchanges despite things getting lost in translation occasionally.

India vs Australia: Kohli-Dhawan spat will soon be forgotten, says Ganguly
India vs Australia: Kohli-Dhawan spat will soon be forgotten, says Ganguly

The much publicised dressing room spat between Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan will soon be forgotten, claims former India captain Sourav Ganguly.

San Jose Sharks` John Scott slapped with four game suspension
San Jose Sharks` John Scott slapped with four game suspension

The National Hockey League slapped San Jose Sharks enforcer John Scott with a four game ban Wednesday for hitting an opponent with the butt end of his stick.

Cleveland Cavaliers' centre Anderson Varejao out for season
Cleveland Cavaliers' centre Anderson Varejao out for season

Cleveland Cavaliers centre Anderson Varejao, who was injured in the third quarter of Tuesday`s game, will be out for the rest of the NBA season, the club said Wednesday.

Frank Lampard hope lights Manchester City`s striker gloom
Frank Lampard hope lights Manchester City`s striker gloom

Manchester City`s attacking injury problems remain ahead of Friday`s trip to West Bromwich Albion, but manager Manuel Pellegrini expects better news concerning on-loan midfielder Frank Lampard before 2015 arrives.

Facebook teams with NFL to score with online video
Facebook teams with NFL to score with online video

 Facebook said Thursday it had teamed with the National Football League to show ad-sponsored video clips at the leading social network.

India can still square the series, feels Sourav Ganguly
India can still square the series, feels Sourav Ganguly

Former India skipper, Sourav Ganguly has some encouraging words for the Indian team touring Australia and believes that they can still square the series despite losing the first two Tests matches in contrasting fashions.

Laishram Sarita Devi's suspension: Delhi High Court seeks Boxing India's response
Laishram Sarita Devi's suspension: Delhi High Court seeks Boxing India's response

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought a response from Boxing India on a plea challenging International Boxing Association's (AIBA) decision to suspend boxer Laishram Sarita Devi for refusing to accept the bronze medal at the Asian Games in South Korea.

Frank Lampard is very important for Manchester City, claims Manuel Pellegrini
Frank Lampard is very important for Manchester City, claims Manuel Pellegrini

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini claims that on-loan Frank Lampard is very important to the English champions.

Phillip Hughes' tragic passing still haunts David Warner
Phillip Hughes' tragic passing still haunts David Warner

Australian opening batsman David Warner says the tragic loss of Phillip Hughes still haunts him every time he sees a batsman struck on the head by a cricket ball.

WICB gave unanimous support to remove Dwayne Bravo from captaincy: Dave Cameron
WICB gave unanimous support to remove Dwayne Bravo from captaincy: Dave Cameron

The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) president Dave Cameron has said its decision to approve a recommendation for rookie fast bowler Jason Holder to be appointed new One-Day International (ODI) captain was unanimous.