Germany coach Joachim Loew said on Wednesday that he never considered leaving his post after winning the World Cup title and insisted he would see out his contract which runs until Euro 2016.
Young Pole Rafal Majka climbed to his second mountain stage victory of the Tour de France on Wednesday.
The Dutch football federation (KNVB) said on Wednesday that "during these black days" it was too early to discuss the country's participation at the 2018 World Cup in Russia in the wake of the Malaysian Airlines flight crash.
Spanish giants Barcelona said Wednesday they have bought 30-year-old French defender Jeremy Mathieu from Valencia for €20 million ($27 million).
Manchester United are prepared to break transfer records in order to give new manager Louis van Gaal the players he wants, according to executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward.
The Musandam-Oman SailMOD70 team will be on the trail of new trophies in August when it arrives to Cowes, UK on the Isle of Wight to take part in two top events of the 2014 British offshore racing season.
Former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell defended Tuesday the legality of Brazilian striker Neymar's contract during questioning by a Spanish court which is investigating possible tax crimes.
Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola warned Tuesday that those seeing Germany as a model for success after their World Cup triumph need greater dedication and patience with their own philosophies.