World Badminton Championships was held in Copenhagen, Denmark from 25 - 31 August 2014.
Zimbabwe for the first time in 31 years defeated Australia in the one-day match played at the Harare Sports Club.
Carolina Marin on 31 August 2014 became the first Spaniard to win World Badminton Championship.
Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland on 31 August 2014 set world record in the womens hammer throw at the ISTAF at Berlin's Olympic stadium in Germany.
Abhisek Bachchan owned Jaipur Pink Panther won the inaugural title of the Pro Kabaddi League by defeating U Mumba 35-24 in Mumbai.
Yohann Diniz of France broke the 50-km Walk World Record at the European Athletics Championship held in Zurich, Switzerland.
Samsung Electronics Company Limited announced the names of 12 Samsung Sports Ratnas for 17th Asian Games.
Katie Ledecky set second world record at the Pan Pacific championships, Gold Coast, Australia after shattering her own 1500-metre freestyle record.
President of India Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the 6th Edition of KKM Rural Football Tournament at Murshidabad district in West Bengal.
Ragala Venkat Rahul won first medal for India at 2nd Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China by winning a silver medal in 77 kg category.
Hockey India on 21 August 2014 added Hockey Madhya Pradesh as its 23rd associate member. With this, Hockey Madhya Pradesh..
Max Verstappen of Netherlands will become the youngest Formula One (F1) driver in the F1 history when he will compete for the 2015 season.
The All India Football Federation (AIFF) announced on 18 August 2014 that Jammu and Kashmir will host Football Federation Cup in August 2015
England won the 5-match Pataudi Trophy test-series played against India by 3-1. England achieved the feat after defeating India..
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.
Roger Federer won the won Cincinnati Tennis Open title after defeating David Ferrer 6-3, 1-6, 6-2. This was 80th career title for Federer.
Mahela Jayawardene, the Sri Lankan batsman and a former captain of the Sri Lankan cricket team...
Sony Six on 12 August 2014 bagged the telecast rights of the first-ever Champions Tennis League (CTL)...
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...
Real Madrid FC won the UEFA Football Super Cup, the first European silverware of the season by defeating Sevilla Football Club, 2-0 in Cardiff, Wales.
The selection committee headed by Kapil Dev gave no nominations for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2014 on 12 August 2014.
Miroslav Klose of Germany announced his retirement from international football on 11 August 2014.
R Ashwin was ranked number one Test all-rounder in ICC Test team rankings, while Indian team slipped to fourth position in the rankings.
Indian Women’s Recurve team led by Deepika Kumari won gold medal at Archery World Cup Stage IV in Wroclaw, Poland by defeating Mexican team 6-0.
Indian Men’s Hockey team won the three-match hockey series against Bangladesh, 3-0 in Dhaka.
Ivory Coast Striker, Didier Drogba announced retirement from international football. He has played in three World Cups for Ivory Coast.
Three-time Olympian and former Hockey Captain Ajitpal Singh was selected as the Chairman of the Dronacharya Award Selection Committee
Former Indian cricketer Kapil Dev Nikhanj was selected as the Chairperson of the Arjuna Awards Selection Committee