Adille Sumariwala, President of Athletics Federation of India (AFI), was appointed as the Chef-de-Mission for Asian Games on 18 August 2014.
The Board of Cricket Control India (BCCI) appointed Ravishankar Jayadritha Shastri as the Director of Indian Cricket Team on 19 August 2014.
Kush Kumar on 13 August 2014 became the first Indian player to reach the semi-final of World Junior Squash Championship.
Jo Pavey of Great Britain became the oldest-ever woman to win a Gold medal in European Championships...
Miroslav Klose of Germany announced his retirement from international football on 11 August 2014.
Ivory Coast Striker, Didier Drogba announced retirement from international football. He has played in three World Cups for Ivory Coast.
Former Indian cricketer Kapil Dev Nikhanj was selected as the Chairperson of the Arjuna Awards Selection Committee
Spanish midfielder Xavi announced his retirement from International football. He represented his country for a record 133 times.
Parupalli Kashyap on 3 August 2014 became the third Indian to win Gold medal in Badminton at Commonwealth Games
Vikas Gowda of Karnataka became the first person to win a gold medal for India in Men's Athletics in Commonwealth Games after Milkha Singh.
Dipa Karmakar on 31 July 2014 became the first Indian woman gymnast and second person of the country to win a medal
Sabine Lisicki of Germany created a record of fastest serve in the women’s tennis by serving at 131 miles per hour in Stanford, USA.
South African all-round cricketer Jacques Kallis has announced retirement from all-formats of International cricket.
Indian tennis star Sania Mirza was appointment as Brand Ambassador of Telangana on 22 July 2014.
German football captain, Philipp Lahm announced his retirement from international career. He will continue playing for the club Bayern Munich.
Former India cricket captain Rahul Dravid has been elected as the 47th member of Laureus World Sports Academy panel.
Sri Lankan cricketer Mahela Jayawardene announced his retirement from Test Cricket. He will play his last test against Pakistan in August 2014.
Sim Bhullar became the first basketball player of Indian origin to join the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Former Captain of Bangladesh Mohammad Ashraful on 18 June 2014 was banned for eight years by the disciplinary panel
Former Indian cricket captain, Sourav Ganguly on 8 June 2014 joined Mudgal Committee as an expert on cricketing affairs.
Wrestlers Yogeshwar Dutt and Sushil Kumar won Gold and Silver respectively in International Competition.
Sachin Tendulkar has been appointed as the goodwill ambassador of 35th National Games, Kerala scheduled to be held from January-February 2015.
India’s distance runner, Kisan Tadvi won silver in boys 3000m race in 2014 Youth Olympics Asian Area Athletics Qualification event in Bangkok.
Snooker champion Chitra Magimairaj nominated for Arjuna awards announced by the Billiards and Snooker Association of India (BSFI).
Three-time F1 world champion, Sir Jack Brabham died at the age of 88. He is the only driver, who won a title by a car bearing his name.
Former Zimbabwe batsman, Grant Flower has been named as the batting coach of Pakistan cricket team for two years.
Australian Test great Dennis Lillee and mentor of Mitchell Johnson's quit his post at Cricket Australia after being refused a pay rise.
Virat Kohli was ranked no 1 in ICC list of One Day International (ODI) ranking released in Dubai on 4 May 2014.
Elena Baltacha, the former British No 1 tennis player died of liver cancer at the age of 30.
Dipika Pallikal ranked 10 in the Women’s Squash Association (WSA) rankings released on 4 May 2014.