The Christmas Day truce was one of the most famous and fascinating events of World War I. British and German troops called a truce on Christmas Eve 1914 and on Christmas Day, soldiers from both sides emerged into No Man's Land, where they exchanged greetings and gifts and even played football together.
The legendary Jack Nicklaus was the world's first golfer to win 18 major championships during a career that spanned more than 50 years.
Croatian professional footballer Luka Modric has won the prestigious Best FIFA Men’s Player of the Year title at a glittering ceremony, beating stiff competition from some of the world's greatest ever players to win the second annual award.
Jonny Wilkinson was one of England's most famous and dominant rugby players before his retirement from the sport in 2014. He is recognised as one of the best rugby union players in history, after rising to prominence in 2001 and playing a massive part in the 2003 England squad who won the Rugby World Cup.
The US Open Tennis Championship is a prestigious hard-court tennis tournament, with the 2018 event offering the richest prize in the history of the sport. Prize money at this year's US Open will hit a record $53 million, including $3.8 million each for the winners of the men's and women's singles titles.