Mario Goetze scored a superb extra-time winner as Germany beat Argentina to win the World Cup for a fourth time.
Coach Joachim Loew says Germany’s spectacular World Cup victory was 10 years in the making.
Argentina’s Lionel Messi has won Fifa's Golden Ball award as the best player of the World Cup.
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Justin Rose has taken on a role as one of the favourites for this week's Open after his convincing Scottish Open success at Royal Aberdeen.
Brazil striker Fred, the scapegoat of many Brazilian fans, announced his retirement from international football.
India debutant Stuart Binny's maiden fifty made sure of a draw with England in the first Test at Trent Bridge.
Simona Halep picked up her second victory of the season as she won the WTA final in Bucharest with victory over Roberta Vinci.
World time trial champion Tony Martin won the 170km ninth stage of the Tour de France from Gerardmer to Mulhouse.
Despite calls for sweeping chages in Brazilian football, the reality is that Neymar and other members of the squad that failed so spectacularly at the World Cup will still have an international future.
India debutant Stuart Binny's maiden fifty steered the first Test against England towards a draw on the fifth and final day.
Sri Lanka's cricket authorities decided to send off-spinner Sachithra Senanayake for intense coaching after the International Cricket Council banned him from international matches.
Millions of Germans are set to flood the streets in support of the country’s Mannschaft in its showdown with Argentina.
Argentina set up a nationwide party on Sunday closing streets and erecting giant screens across the country for the Cup final.
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