LONDON, Dec 19 - Grand slam titles were shared around like slices of pizza in 2014 but for all the welcome variety Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams ended the year still setting the standard.
SYDNEY, Dec 19 - The lack of an Olympics or a soccer World Cup deprives 2015 of a single global focus for sports fans but a rich calendar of international events has more than enough world class action to satiate even the most refined palate.
LONDON, Dec 19 - On Friday Dec. 19 from 1900GMT we will publish the following series of year-end review stories:
Dec 18 - A look at the rise of Kei Nishikori, culminating in his breakthrough year in 2014:
LONDON, Dec 18 - Double major golf winner Rory McIlroy and prolific Olympic Dutch speed skater Irene Wust have been named Reuters sportsman and sportswoman of the year after a poll of the news agency's sports journalists from around the world.
LONDON, Dec 18 - We will publish the results of the Reuters sports awards, voted for by the agency's journalists around the world, at 1900 GMT.
LONDON, Dec 18 - Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams have been named 2014 World Champions by the International Tennis Federation (ITF).
LONDON, Dec 18 - On Thursday Dec. 18 we will publish the result of the Reuters sports awards, voted for by the agency's journalists around the world.
LONDON, Dec 16 - World number seven Tomas Berdych has appointed Andy Murray's former hitting partner Dani Vallverdu as his new coach from next year.
The Davis Cup victory helped Novak throw out all the dirty tennis aspects from his game: Slobodan Zivojinovic