Rory McIlroy's two-under-par 70 was enough for him to ease to victory at the Dubai Desert Classic.
Novak Djokovic defeated Andy Murray in four sets to seal glory at the Australian Open.
Gary Stal triumphed at the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship thanks largely to a dreadful collapse by Martin Kaymer.
Serena Williams beat Maria Sharapova 6-3, 7-6 in final of the Australian Open to secure her 19th Grand Slam singles title.
Novak Djokovic defeated defending champion Stanislas Wawrinka in five sets to book his place in Sunday's Australian Open final.
Andy Murray came from a set down to defeat Tomas Berdych and book his place in Sunday's Australian Open final.
Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova will go head-to-head in Saturday's Australian Open final after both recorded straight set wins in the respective semi-finals.
Madison Keys is through to her first Grand Slam semi-final thanks to her 6-3 4-6 6-4 win over Venus Williams at the Australian Open in Melbourne.
Ireland recorded their second victory of the Cricket World Cup as they held on to defeat the United Arab Emirates in Brisbane.
Australian cricketer Phil Hughes is in a critical condition in hospital after being struck by a bouncer during a match at Sydney Cricket Ground.
Ireland's cricketers are to play eight games in both Australia and New Zealand as part of a month long tour ahead of the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup.
Both Australia and England will play one-day international clashes in Ireland in 2015.
Ireland's Katie Taylor is the world champion for a fifth successive time after unanimously declared winner of the 60kg final in Jeju, South Korea.
Katie Taylor will face Azerbaijan’s Yana Allekseevana in the final of the AIBA Women’s World Championships.
Katie Taylor is through to the semi-finals of the World Boxing Championships after receiving a walkover on Friday.
Ireland's Katie Taylor is through to the quarter-finals of the World Boxing Championships in Korea.
Mark Selby says the two final frames of Sunday’s session against Ronnie O’Sullivan were crucial in his winning a first-ever world title.
Former world champion Ken Doherty is through to the second round of the World Snooker Championships after beating Stuart Bingham 10-5 at the Crucible.
Former world champion Ken Doherty has been drawn against Stuart Bingham in the first round of this year's tournament, which gets underway on Saturday.
Stephen Lee's appeal against his 12-year ban for snooker match-fixing will begin in January.