Esteban Chaves climbed back into the lead of the Vuelta a Espana with a brilliant solo win on stage six’s summit finish.
Christian Taylor produced the second longest jump in history to win triple jump gold at the World Championships.
Usain Bolt beat two-time drug cheat Justin Gatlin to secure the World Championship sprint double.
Christine Ohuruogu's bid for a third world title ended in disappointment as she came home last in the 400m final.
He is among the elite in his profession but boxer Matthew Macklin could have easily forged an inter-county career with Tipperary.
A selection of some of the best sporting moments of 2014, including Germany winning the FIFA World Cup.
All the best pictures from the All-Ireland SHC final replay between Kilkenny and Tipperary at Croke Park.
All the best pictures from the All-Ireland SFC final between Kerry and Donegal at Croke Park.