Argentina will play Germany in Sunday's World Cup final after beating the Netherlands on penalties in a drab semi-final.
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Defending champion Chris Froome pulls out of the Tour de France after crashing twice on stage five in wet conditions.
Watch the whole penalty shootout between the Netherlands and Argentina, with the South Americans emerging as 4-2 winners following a goalless match.
Arsenal agree a deal in principle worth around £30m to sign Chile international forward Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona.
India's Murali Vijay hits an unbeaten 122.
Barcelona say Brazil playmaker Neymar is recovering "very well" from the fractured vertebra which ended his World Cup.
A remarkable picture emerges showing how close Marussia's Max Chilton came to serious injury during a crash at the British Grand Prix.
The scope of Luis Suarez's ban "from all football-related activity" remains unclear two weeks after the punishment was given.
Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari says there will be no decision on his future until the World Cup is over.
Vincenzo Nibali takes his advantage to 2 minutes 37 seconds over rival Alberto Contador after the Tour de France's fifth stage.
Defending champion Stacy Lewis says her rivalry with Michelle Wie is good for golf as they prepare for the Women's British Open.
Promoter Eddie Hearn says a fight between Carl Froch and James DeGale could happen in November or December this year.
Nigeria are suspended from all international football amid allegations of government interference.
George Groves believes he could be WBC super-middleweight champion by the end of the year if he beats Christopher Rebrasse.
Abnormal drug test results in sport increased by 20% in 2013, according to a report by world anti-doping body Wada.
Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari takes responsibility for the "catastrophic" 7-1 World Cup semi-final defeat by Germany.
Chelsea announce the signing of 19-year-old Croatian midfielder Mario Pasalic for an undisclosed fee from Hajduk Split.
Brazil "cracked up" during Tuesday's stunning 7-1 World Cup semi-final defeat, according to Germany coach Joachim Low.
Tearful Brazil captain David Luiz apologises to his compatriots after the hosts' humiliating 7-1 World Cup semi-final defeat.
Stephen Gallacher says he is not under pressure to do well at this week's Scottish Open at Royal Aberdeen.
HM Revenue and Customs loses its appeal over Rangers use of Employee Benefit Trusts (EBTs) - the so-called "Big Tax Case".
The GB men's team beat Japan to reach the quarter-finals at the World Wheelchair Basketball Championships in South Korea.
Scottish judo medal hope James Austin will miss this month's Commonwealth Games because of injury.
Stolen lawn bowls belonging to Team Scotland bowler Paul Foster are recovered by police.
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Double Olympic champion Mo Farah pulls out of this weekend's Diamond League event in Glasgow with abdominal pains.
Allegations of assault made against the former world champion boxer Amir Khan have been withdrawn, police confirm.
Leg-spinner Adil Rashid takes 4-73 as Yorkshire bowl out Durham for 231 and enforce the follow-on at Headingley.
Marcel Kittel wins stage four of the Tour de France 2014 - the 163.5km from Le Touquet-Paris-Plage to Lille Metropole.
Britain's Jordanne Whiley and Yui Kamiji of Japan win the Wimbledon ladies' wheelchair doubles title.
Watch highlights as Argentina beat the Netherlands on penalties to reach the final of the 2014 Fifa World Cup.
Jenson Button is not worried about his Formula 1 future despite recent critical comments from McLaren boss Ron Dennis.
Phil Mickelson draws on happy memories as he prepares to defend the Scottish Open title at Royal Aberdeen.
Former jockey Michael Scudamore - a Grand National winner whose son Peter was a champion rider - dies aged 81.
Kazakh city Almaty, Chinese capital Beijing and Norwegian capital Oslo are the three candidates to host the 2022 Winter Olympics.
Queensland spoil New South Wales' State of Origin celebrations with victory in game three of the 2014 series.
London Welsh sign Argentina prop Pablo Henn from French side Limoges in preparation for their return to the Premiership.
World number six Judd Trump beats home favourite Neil Robertson 9-5 in the final of the Australian Goldfields Open.
Defending Commonwealth Games champion Liam Tancock misses out on the 50m and 100m backstroke honours at Manchester meet.
Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic can get back to winning Grand Slams after ending his 18-month drought, says coach Boris Becker.
UK Sport is to double its funding for winter sports ahead of the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang.
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British hopes fade in the Tour de France 2014 after dramatic highs and crushing lows in the first few stages.
In the wake of Germany's astonishing 7-1 win over Brazil, BBC Sport looks at seven other sporting shocks.
England's bowlers battled manfully on an unresponsive Trent Bridge pitch, says cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew.
If there is consolation in a World Cup rout, it is that Brazil must now ditch the pragmatism stifling their game, says Tim Vickery.
Astonishing, humiliating and devastating - BBC pundits on Germany's thrashing of Brazil at the 2014 Fifa World Cup.
Rory McIlroy is as happy to deal with questions about turbulence in his private life as he is on Royal Aberdeen's brutish links.
A home World Cup was the chance to erase the memory of the darkest day in Brazil's sporting history - instead they exceeded it.
Phil Mickelson feels "validated" as a golfer as he bids to defend his Scottish Open title and the Claret Jug, says Iain Carter.
Thrilling passes and handbags at dawn - it doesn't get better than two world champions racing wheel to wheel, says Allan McNish.
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