December 11 - Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy added his voice to the growing calls to switch the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup to the winter when he made his first public speaking appearance since May today by addressing the conference here.
December 11 - Architecture firm Populous, who created the London 2012 Olympic Stadium in Stratford, has won the contract to design the Rostov-on-Don Stadium in Russia, which is one of twelve venues that will be used at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
December 11 - Britain's Olympic taekwondo gold medallist Jade Jones has been named as the BBC Cymru Wales Sports Personality of the Year 2012 at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.
December 11 - Christine Sinclair, who led Canada's women's football team to a bronze medal at the London 2012 Olympics has been named the winner of the 2012 Lou Marsh Award.
December 10 - Senior officials from the Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee (Q22) – organisers of the World Cup in 10 years' time – have met here with FIFA to update football's world governing body on strategy and infrastructure plans.
December 11 - UEFA President Michel Platini is sticking to his firm stance against goal-line technology – exactly at the time it is currently being used for the first time in official competition.
December 11 - A rare ring given to Australia's wheelchair basketball team that competed at London 2012 has been stolen from the home of Shelley Chaplin.
December 10 - The Warrior Games, an competition designed to support the recovery of wounded, ill and injured service men and women, will take place in Colorado Springs between May 11 and 17 next year, it was announced today by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and Deloitte.
December 10 - Sarah Storey, Britain's most decorated female Paralympian with 11 gold, eight silver and three bronze medals from six Games, has today received an honorary degree from the University of Manchester.
By Emily Goddard
December 3 - The 2012 University Sambo World Cup in Kazan has been hailed a success and "brilliantly organised" by the sport's top officials, including President of the International Federation of Amateur Sambo (FIAS) Vasily Shestakov.