Graeme Smith announced that he will retire from international cricket at the end of the test match against Australia at Newlands.
Arvind Bhat won the German Open Grand Prix title against Danish Hans-Kristian Vittinghus in the men’s singles in Germany
Cheteshwar Pujara has been appointed as the brand ambassador of the Gujarat State Election Commission.
Sindhu was ranked ninth in the Badminton World Federation women’s singles ranking
Bubba Watson won the Northern Trust Open in at Riviera Country Club
Peng Shuai ranked number 1 in the Women’s Tennis Association Doubles ranking
Li Na ranked number 2 in the Women’s Tennis Association singles ranking
Former test captain of Pakistan, Javed Miandad tendered his resignation from the post of Director-General of Cricket to the Chairman of PCB.
Cancer foundation YouWeCan of Yuvraj Singh joined hand with an NGO Navbharat Sewa Samiti to roll out a campaign named Cancer Mukt Purvi Dilli.
Yulia Lipnitskaya won a gold medal at the Winter Olympics, Sochi, Russia
Abhinav Bindra became first person to win three gold medals in an event at Inter-Shoot Tri-series Shooting being held at Hague, Netherlands.
Kumar Sangakkara became the second person in Cricket history to score a triple century and a century in the same test match after Graham Gooch.
Abhinav Bindra won two gold medals at Inter Shoot Tri Series shooting at The Hague, Netherlands.
Sumit Malik winner of 400m gold in men’s 400m race of Lusofonia Games has been stripped off from his medal for violating anti-doping rules.
Shane Warne has been appointed as the specialist spin consultant of Australia team to play World Twenty20 game in Bangladesh.
Abhijeet Gupta won his second Parsvanth International Grandmasters chess tournament on 16 January 2014.
Jimmy Walker of the US won the Sony Open golf tournament held in Hawaii on 13 January 2014.
Vijay Zol selected as the Captain of India to lead the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
Cristiano Ronaldo won the FIFA Ballon d’Or award for 2013
Nikhat Zareen won gold medal at the third Nations Cup International Boxing Tournament.
Mahesh Mangaonkar began the New Year in the same way he ended 2013 by defeating Greg Lobban to win PSA Tour title at the Open du Gard.
Aditya Joshi, a young shuttler from Madhya Pradesh became the first male junior badminton player from India to be ranked top in the world.
Corey Anderson broke Afridi’s record of fastest century in One Day International against West Indies on 1 January 2014.
Ronaldinho has been elected as the South American footballer of the year in the annual poll conducted by the Uruguayan daily El Pais.
Sushil Kumar has received eight acres of land by the Haryana Government for setting up his academy at the Motilal Nehru School of Sports in Sonepat.
Serena Williams won the Female Athlete of the Year award and LeBron James won the Male Athlete of the Year award announced by the Associated Press.
Jacques Kallis will retire from test and first class cricket after the second test against India in Durban.
Zaheer Khan became the fourth Indian bowler to claim 300 wickets in Test Cricket in Johannesburg at the Wanderers Stadium.