Rory McIlroy of Ireland on 16 December 2014 was named as the 2014 Race to Dubai European Tour Golfer of the Year. He won the award for the second time in three seasons. Earlier he won the award in 2012.
With this, he became the first opener to achieve the feat in one calendar year since England skipper Alastair Cook in 2012.
The medal was presented to her by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) secretary-general Rajeev Mehta.
Sangakkara achieved the feat of crossing 13000 run during the third match of ODI series with England.
He renewed his association with KKR for mentoring the team from the 2015 season of IPL.
Mohammad Hafeez, the Pakistani cricket all-rounder who bowls offspin suspended from bowling by ICC due to illegal bowling action.
Howard received 101 first-place votes from a panel of journalist nationwide thus beating compatriot footballer Jermaine Jones and Clint Dempsey to win the award.
UAE captain Khurram Khan became the oldest player to score the century in the One-Day International.
The award was conferred on 30 November 2014 by FIFA president Sepp Blatter in Philippines.
2010 Commonwealth Games gold-medalist boxer Manoj Kumar received the prestigious Arjuna Award by Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal in New Delhi.
Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes went into induced coma and died after a bouncer ball of Sean Abbott hit back of his head at Sydney Cricket Ground.
With this he became the second Indian cricketer to get associated with HIL
The Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma scored the highest ODI score ever of 264 runs. The score of 264 runs is also the second-highest List A score.
Badminton World Federation (BWF) on 11 November 2014 provisionally suspended Malaysian badminton player and World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei due to an apparent anti-doping regulation violation.
Virat Kohli became the quickest cricketer in the history score 6000 ODI run mark. He overtook legendary West Indian Vivian Richards' record.
Cristiano Ronaldo was presented with 2013-14 European Golden Boot award. He shared the prize with Luis Suarez, having scored 31 times.
Cricketer Bhuvneshwar Kumar won LG People’s Choice Award 2014. He is the third Indian player after Sachin and Dhoni to win the coveted prize.
Hockey India President Narinder Batra on 2 November 2014 became a member of International Hockey Federation (FIH) Executive Board.
Pankaj Advani won IBSF World Billiards Championship in Bangalore.
Serena Williams of the US won the Singles title of BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore 2014.
Para-swimmer Sharath Gayakwad on 26 October 2014 broke the 28-year old record of P T Usha of winning the most medals at a multi-discipline event by an Indian.
Barcelona Football Club player Luis Suarez received the European Golden Boot Award on 16 October 2014.
MC Mary Kom was chosen as Most Valuable Player of India’s Incheon Asian Games campaign by contingent sponsors Samsung India.
Rourkela Steel Plant felicitated hockey player Birendra Lakra who was a part of the triumphant India team that defeated Pakistan in Asian Games.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni became the co-owner of the Indian Super League franchise Chennaiyin FC.
USA Swimming suspended Michael Phelps from all competition for six months for violating the organization's code of conduct.
China's Grand Slam winner Li Na on 19 September 2014 announced her retirement at the age of 32.
12-year-old Chitresh Tatha, a sailor of Optimist Dinghy category is the youngest sailor to represent India at the 2014 Asian Games.
ICC suspended Pakistani off-spinner, Saeed Ajmal from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect for illegal bowling action.
Pankaj Advani on 5 September 2014 announced to retire from the professional snooker tour.