The biggest news of premier league's return from international break is the return of Yaya Toure. He and his agent had been in an uncomfortable situation considering the future of Toure. The 33-year-old Ivorian has been out in the cold since the end of August, with his manager Pep Guardiola saying he would not be picked until his agent.
Andy Murray beat Novak Djokovic 6-3 6-4 to win his first ATP World Tour Finals title and secure year-end world number one ranking at London's O2 Arena. Four time champion Djokovic was stunned by an emphatic Murray who recorded his career best winning streak of 24 matches.
Robert Lewandowski came on for Bayern Munich at halftime while trailing Wolfsburg 0-1 and scored an incredible five goals in 10 minutes, including the league’s fastest hat-trick, to lead the club to a 5-1 victory at the Allianz Arena. Daniel Caligiuri gave the visitors the lead, before the Polish striker stunned the whole world with a
Australia defeated England by over an innings in the fifth Test to give the retiring captain Michael Clarke and batsmen Chris Rogers a high farewell. England arrived at Oval having already won the series 3-1 but were crushed in both their innings falling short to Australia's 1st inning score of 481 by 46 runs.
Defending champion Novak Djokovic beat seven time champion Roger Federer 7-6 (7-1) 6-7 (10-12) 6-4 6-3 for his 3rd Wimbledon title and 9th Grand Slam. It was his 200th Grand Slam match win and 56th career title. He is now 48-3 on the season, which includes six trophies.
Serena Williams beat Spain's Garbine Muguruza 6-4 6-4 to win Wimbledon for the sixth time and complete the 'Serena Slam' as the holder of all four major titles. The 33-year-old American had to hold a late fight back from Muguruza, 21, who beat her in last year's French Open.
USA win their third Women's World Cup title outclassing defending champions Japan 5-2 in final.
Carli Lloyd scored fastest hat-trick, 13 mins, in the highest scoring women's final. The match was repeat of the 2011 final, which Japan won on penalties but this time their opponents were sharper and stronger
Home side Chile beat Argentina on penalties after a goal less contest to lift the Copa America trophy in Estadio Nacional, Santiago. After the game ended 0-0 in extra-time, Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez slotted in the winning spot-kick. Argentina's Gonzalo Higuain fired over and Ever Banega was denied by Barcelona goalkeeper Claudio Bravo.
Stan Wawrinka captured his second Grand Slam championship and denied Novak Djokovic a slice of history on Sunday in Paris as he rallied from a set down to beat the Serb 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 in the Roland Garros final. The Swiss was warmly congratulated at the handshake by Djokovic before climbing into the stands to celebrate with his coach
After surviving her toughest ever path to a Grand Slam final - four times in six matches she had to fight back from a set down, even coming within three points of defeat in one of those matches - Serena Williams survived another three-setter against giant-killer Lucie Safarova to win her third Grand Slam title in a row
Barcelona win their fifth Champions League title and second treble as they overcame a brave Juventus 3-1 in Berlin's Olympic Stadium. Luis Enrique's side started comfortably as Ivan Rakitic rounded off a brilliant team move in the fourth minute to give the Catalan giants an early lead.
World No. 1 Novak Djokovic kept alive his dream of completing the career Grand Slam at Roland Garros on Wednesday. He defeated nine-time champion Rafael Nadal 7-5, 6-3, 6-1 - ending the Spaniard’s 39-match winning run in Paris on his 29th birthday - to reach the semi-finals.
Lionel Messi's goal gave Barcelona their 23rd Spanish title as they beat Atletico Madrid in La Liga. Messi's 41st league goal of the season ensured that Real Madrid will finish second - despite Cristiano Ronaldo's hat-trick against Espanyol. With one game left Barca hold a four-point lead ahead of rivals Real.
Floyd Mayweather defeated Manny Pacquiao via a unanimous decision, 118-110, 116-112 and 116-112, to claim WBO welterweight title in Las Vegas. American Mayweather, 38, delivered a defensive masterclass against his Philippine rival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, making the necessary adjustments after only a few rounds
Bayern Munich clinched their third consecutive Bundesliga title courtesy of Wolfsburg's 1-0 loss to Borussia Monchengladbach. Pep Guardiola's side beat Hertha Berlin 1-0 on Saturday to put them within sight of the title. Bayern still has four games left to play in the league.
Holders Real Madrid kept their dream of a record-extending 11th European crown alive when Javier Hernandez's late strike against 10-man Atletico Madrid secured a place in the Champions League semi-finals. Elsewhere, a goalless draw between Monaco and Juventus saw the Italian side qualify for the semis for the first time since 2003
Michael Clarke signed off with a half century and another World Cup title, leading Australia to a seven-wicket victory over first-time finalist New Zealand before the biggest crowd at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. Clarke (74) and Steve Smith (56 not out) spearheaded Australia to the winning target of 184
Ex-New Zealand captain Martin Crowe says the Black Caps' World Cup final against Australia could be the last cricket match he watches. The 52-year-old, who will be at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday, is battling cancer after his lymphoma returned in September.