December 9 - Mohamed Bin Hammam, still suspended from world football pending possible fresh sanctions after FIFA-appointed prosecutors completed their inquiry into alleged malpractice by the former head of Asian football, is set to make a rare public appearance in Europe.
December 8 - Russian multi-billionaire Alisher Usmanov was today re-elected as the President of the International Fencing Federation (FIE) in Moscow after it was revealed that the sport's budget had increased five-fold under his leadership over the last four years.
European Olympic Committees on collision course with IOC after they back officials in London 2012 ticket scandal
December 8 - Unanimous support was today expressed here by the European Olympic Committees for its officials implicated in the London 2012 ticket scandal, even though the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Ethics Commission recommended that sanctions be taken against them.
December 7 - Peter O'Leary (pictured left) was the victim of a "malicious campaign" on the eve of London 2012 which wrecked his medal chances, the Irish Sailing Association (ISA) has claimed.
December 8 - Baku was today chosen to host the inaugural European Games in 2015, the end of a long campaign to get the event added to the international calendar.
December 7 - It was a mistake for Rome's bid to host the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics to be abandoned but they will try again for 2024, the city's Mayor promised here today.
December 9 - Commonwealth Games England (CGE) has secured another major sponsor ahead of the Glasgow 2014 Games.
December 8 - Drew Ginn, the triple Olympic rowing champion who was one of the "Oarsome Foursome" gold medallists at the 1996 Atlanta Games has been appointed as one of two head coaches of Australian rowing in a shake-up ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics, Rowing Australia has announced.
December 7 - Twenty four hours before it was due to expire, the latest 45-day suspension of former FIFA vice-president Mohamed Bin Hammam, who has been out of football for 18 months, was again extended today but left open-ended after FIFA-appointed prosecutors completed their investigation into alleged malpractice by the once most powerful figure in Asian football.
Winckless holds off four London 2012 competitors to retain post as chair of BOA Athletes' Commission
December 6 - Sarah Winckless, Olympic bronze medallist and double world champion rower, has held off the challenge of four London 2012 competitors – including fellow Olympic rowing medallists Zac Purchase and Alex Partridge – to earn re-election as chair of the British Olympic Association's (BOA) Athletes' Commission.
December 7 - Former world number one Aaron Cook plans to switch his allegiance to the Isle of Man after being snubbed by GB Taekwondo for London 2012 selection.
December 7 - Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) chief executive Henry Storgaard has issued a rallying cry for opportunities to be made across the country for more disabled people, particularly children, to get involved in sport.