Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso is fastest in the first practice for the Australian GP, after Lewis Hamilton breaks down his first lap.
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Robin van Persie is keen to stay at Manchester United beyond the end of his current contract and is fully behind David Moyes.
Tottenham will need to turn around a two-goal deficit after losing to Benfica in the first leg of the Europa League last-16 tie.
Chris Jordan helps England to a five-run win over West Indies.
More of That hands Annie Power her first defeat, beating the Irish mare into second with Big Buck's retired after finishing fifth.
Team-mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg may find their long-standing friendship tested as F1's championship battle begins
Text commentary of first practice for the Australian Grand Prix, with second session coverage from 05:00 GMT.
Mako Vunipola replaces father-to-be Joe Marler for England in Saturday's Six Nations match against Italy in Rome.
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil will be out for at least four weeks after scans reveal a significant hamstring injury.
West Brom's Nicolas Anelka will serve his five-match ban after the FA and the striker both decide not to contest the decision.
Favourite Bobs Worth seeks Cheltenham Gold Cup double as he bids to repeat last year's triumph in front of a sell-out 67,500 crowd.
Mo Farah says he is right to step up to marathons after Haile Gebrselassie suggested he should stay on the track for now.
Newcastle boss Alan Pardew says he never intended to contest any punishment imposed for his headbutt on David Meyler.
Commons Leader Andrew Lansley hears allegations that leading sports organisations risk lives by ignoring concussion risk
Li Na beats Dominika Cibulkova 6-3 4-6 6-3 to reach the semi-finals of the BNP Paribas Open for the first time since 2007
Britain's Geraint Thomas retains a three-second lead after stage five of the Paris-Nice race.
Team GB will be at their best for Rio 2016 despite their below-par display at the World Track Championships, says Ed Clancy.
Mark Cavendish retains the lead at the Tirreno-Adriatico despite missing the sprint when a rider crashed in front of him.
Police followed a "trail of blood" up the stairs after being called to Oscar Pistorius' house, a retired officer tells the athlete's murder trial.
Great Britain's wheelchair curlers reach the Winter Paralympic semi-finals despite losing 6-3 to China.
Former Manchester United footballer Eric Cantona is arrested in north London and cautioned by police for common assault.
The Football League hopes to make a decision on the takeover of Leeds by Italian Massimo Cellino within 10 days.
Wales change both half-backs and drop Lions forwards Richard Hibbard and Adam Jones for the final Six Nations game with Scotland.
Fit-again Peter O'Mahony is back in the Ireland team for Saturday's crunch Six Nations game against France in Paris.
Celtic confirm that they will play at Murrayfield should they reach next season's Champions League qualifiers.
Uli Hoeness, the president of Bundesliga side Bayern Munich, is jailed for three years and six months for tax evasion.
Scotland seek an "experienced head coach with a track record of success" as they prepare for next year's World Cup.
Salford Red Devils owner Marwan Koukash says his wife's interest in taking over at Bradford Bulls is "genuine".
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Richard Kilty hopes his journey from childhood homelessness to 60m World Indoor champion will inspire other youngsters.
Wembley will witness savagery on 31 May, writes Ben Dirs, but Carl Froch and George Groves are already sparring mentally
Vice-captain Eoin Morgan says England's players will go to the World T20 with more confidence after beating West Indies.
Briton Emma Trott says the inaugural Women's Tour could surpass the popularity of London 2012's road race.
Tatyana McFadden says she feels 'fulfilled' after adding a Winter Paralympic silver medal to her three summer Paralympic golds.
Italy coach Cesare Prandelli says the England squad has improved since their Euro 2012 exit at the hands of the Azzurri.
Sebastian Vettel accepts he is not in the best position to win the Australian GP but is not ruling out a title challenge.
Owner Michael O'Leary is "very comfortable" with the prospect of Last Instalment running in the Cheltenham Gold Cup.
Spain's Pol Espargaro will have surgery on a suspected broken collarbone after crashing during final testing in Qatar.
Hosts Russia finish top of the medal table and Britain equals its best performance as Sochi 2014 comes to an end.
Wigan prop Greg Burke, who was on loan at Bradford, has returned to Warriors with a dislocated shoulder.
Wales full-back Leigh Halfpenny needs an operation on his injured shoulder and will miss the tour to South Africa.
World number one Neil Robertson loses to Marco Fu after missing the pink in the deciding frame of their Haikou World Open last-16 tie.
Great Britain's men's water polo team fail to qualify for the 2014 European Championship after a play-off defeat by Romania.
Live audio commentary from 5 live sports extra at the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells, California.
British skier Jade Etherington wins her third medal of the Winter Paralympics with silver in the visually impaired slalom.
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Brian O'Driscoll's career comes full circle as his Test career ends in Paris, where he first alerted the world to his talent
Why the form of untried partnership Danny Care and Owen Farrell is proving crucial to England's Six Nations chances
Ruby Walsh's comments offer a valuable perspective on the real tragedies in the sport, says BBC Scotland's Tom English
New rules, new cars and new driver line-ups. The cool Melbourne breeze heralds a season of change ahead of Australian GP.
London 2012 silver medallist Louis Smith wants to continue his celebrity lifestyle - but is first targeting the Commonwealth Games
In his BBC column, prop Adam Jones gives his view from inside the scrum after Gethin Jenkins's sin-bin against England
Barcelona star Lionel Messi is having the sort of "crisis" season most players only dream of, says BBC sports editor David Bond
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