Sami Hyypia resigns as manager of Championship strugglers Brighton after one win in 18 league games.
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Blackpool chairman Karl Oyston "unreservedly apologises" for "unacceptable comments" made in texts he sent to a supporter.
The condition of boxing legend Muhammad Ali has "vastly improved" since he was taken to hospital with pneumonia on Saturday, his spokesman says.
As Europe's major leagues go into hibernation for winter breaks, BBC Sport assesses how the game has unfolded on the continent.
Watch live video coverage of the Equestrian Olympia Grand Prix from the London International Horse Show.
Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel says he needed seven staples for a head injury suffered in Sunday's draw with Arsenal.
British NFL player Menelik Watson donates his match payment to the family of an ill four-year-old girl.
Ferrari chairman Sergio Marchionne believes that 2015 is likely to be another difficult year for the Formula 1 team.
Glorious Goodwood will be rebranded the Qatar Goodwood Festival in a 10-year sponsorship deal, the biggest in British racing.
A Yeovil fan waits a "mad" 17 hours overnight to ensure he got tickets to their FA Cup third-round tie against Manchester United.
Aston Villa will appeal against the red card shown to Gabby Agbonlahor during the 1-1 draw with Manchester United.
The Rangers board are greeted with chants of "out, out, out" before the club's AGM on Monday, just one day after Ally McCoist leaves.
Luther Burrell has to be in England's Six Nations plans, says his Northampton Saints boss Jim Mallinder.
Former Liverpool player Mark Lawrenson, who had described the Reds as "rudderless", says there are now signs of recovery.
The start and finish locations of the inaugural Tour de Yorkshire are announced.
Roy Hodgson says England are not getting carried away despite the positive start they have made to Euro 2016 qualifying.
Preview followed by live coverage of Monday's Premier League game between Stoke City and Chelsea.
Bath's cross-code star Sam Burgess is named at blind-side flanker for their A League game against London Irish A on Monday.
Fifa president Sepp Blatter holds talks with executives as concerns grow over future direction of football's governing body.
Midfielder Jonas Gutierrez plays for 87 minutes for Newcastle in an Under-21s cup game after overcoming cancer.
England's friendly with France is postponed after they were drawn in the same group for the Fifa Women's World Cup.
Sri Lanka bowler Lasith Malinga to return from injury for the latter stages of the one-day international series against New Zealand.
Striker Shane Long believes criticism of Southampton's recent losing run was mis-placed after a return to winning ways.
Wales captain Sam Warburton will miss the Cardiff Blues' Boxing Day derby against the Dragons because of a shoulder injury.
Jade Clarke and Pamela Cookey will share captaincy duties on England's New Year tour to Jamaica.
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American sprinter Tyson Gay's former coach Jon Drummond has been banned for eight years for doping violations.
Boxer Anthony Crolla vows to come back "stronger than ever" after being hospitalised in a confrontation with burglars.
Former Australian batsman Matthew Hayden tells the BBC that Kevin Pietersen should be in the England World Cup squad.
Commonwealth time-trial champion Alex Dowsett will try to break the hour world record at the Olympic Velodrome in February.
Prince Harry presents Invictus Games competitors with the Helen Rollason Award at the BBC Sports Personality show.
Burnley have no intention of selling top scorer Danny Ings in January, according to manager Sean Dyche.
Formula 1 bosses are looking into the possibility of introducing more powerful but cheaper engines in the next few years.
Sam Torrance criticises Sir Nick Faldo for labelling Sergio Garcia "useless" before this year's Ryder Cup.
Boxing Day's King George VI Chase is one of the most competitive for years, says horse racing correspondent Cornelius Lysaght.
The United States Olympic Committee will bid for the 2024 Olympic & Paralympic Games - with four cities vying to host.
Forward Eddy Pettybourne is released from his contract with Wigan Warriors for personal reasons.
Glasgow Warriors confirm their Fijian scrum-half Niko Matawalu will move to Bath in the summer
Two-time World Championship finalist Ali Carter is given the all-clear after he was diagnosed with a cancerous tumour in May.
US swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all-time, gets a one-year suspended jail sentence after pleading guilty to drink-driving.
Andy Murray's former coach, Dani Vallverdu, is appointed by world number seven Tomas Berdych ahead of the 2015 season.
British short track speed skater Elise Christie wins two bronze medals at the World Cup in South Korea.
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Rory McIlroy deserves his top ranking, while teenager Charley Hull is on the way up, says golf correspondent Iain Carter.
MOTD2 pundit Phil Neville on how Liverpool dominated Mathieu Flamini in the Arsenal midfield in their 2-2 draw.
Thirty-one Scotland internationals died in WW1, more than from any other country. Discover their stories.
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