Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli gets a one-match ban and £25,000 fine from the FA as punishment for his Super Mario post.
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Rangers announce the appointment of existing board member Derek Llambias as their new chief executive.
Fifa's reputation has been hurt by the resignation of ethics investigator Michael Garcia, says vice president Jim Boyce.
Alastair Cook should be relieved of the one-day captaincy if England are to prosper at the ICC World Cup, says Simon Hughes.
Boxer Amir Khan will donate shorts worth £30,000 to help rebuild the Peshawar school where 141 children and staff died.
Sebastian Vettel left Red Bull partly because of the pace of team-mate Daniel Ricciardo, says team boss Christian Horner.
Liverpool want Real Madrid player, Manchester United to spend £30m, Chelsea to miss out on defender, plus more.
Laura Massaro's title defence ends in the Women's World Squash Championship quarter-finals as she loses to Alison Waters.
England and Wasps lock Joe Launchbury is to undergo surgery on a neck injury and will miss the 2015 Six Nations.
One of Lewis Hamilton's key technical figures at Mercedes, Jock Clear, is to leave the team and move to Ferrari.
Michael van Gerwen begins the defence of his PDC World Championship title with a win, but former champion John Part loses.
Southampton striker Jay Rodriguez's long-term knee injury is likely to keep him out for at least another six weeks.
Hull boss Steve Bruce says Hatem Ben Arfa has played his last game for the club with his loan deal to end early.
Toulon say they could take legal action against the Leicester fans whose testimony led to Delon Armitage's 12-week ban.
Ireland's David Simpson clears a height of 2.20m (7ft 3in) on Richi Rich to clinch victory in the puissance at Olympia.
Kevin Pietersen scores 66 from 46 balls but Melbourne are beaten by Adelaide in the Australian T20 Big Bash.
New tests claim Cameroon player Albert Ebosse died in Algeria after a beating and not from an object thrown by fans.
Borussia Dortmund and Germany winger Marco Reus is fined over half a million pounds for driving without a licence.
Newcastle's third-choice goalkeeper Jak Alnwick is passed fit to face Sunderland in Sunday's Tyne-Wear derby.
Bernie Ecclestone is re-appointed to the board of the company that runs the commercial side of Formula 1.
Ireland prop Mike Ross signs a new contract which will keep him at provincial side Leinster until at least June 2016.
England's Chris and Gabby Adcock could still reach the semi-finals at the World Superseries Finals despite losing twice.
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American sprinter Tyson Gay's former coach Jon Drummond has been banned for eight years for doping violations.
Anthony Crolla's trainer Joe Gallagher says it "remains to be seen" if he will fight again after being injured in an attack.
Scorecard from the second Test between Australia and India, plus South Africa v West Indies in the first Test.
Great Britain's most decorated female Paralympian Dame Sarah Storey will bid to break the women's hour record in 2015.
Prince Harry presents Invictus Games competitors with the Helen Rollason Award at the BBC Sports Personality show.
Carlos Tevez is among the goalscorers as Juventus beat Cagliari to extend their lead at the top of Serie A to four points.
Fernando Alonso says he is happy to go "through a period of learning" when he starts driving for his new McLaren-Honda team.
Sam Torrance criticises Sir Nick Faldo for labelling Sergio Garcia "useless" before this year's Ryder Cup.
Former champion jockey Jamie Spencer rides a winner at Lingfield in his first race since abandoning plans to retire.
The United States Olympic Committee will bid for the 2024 Olympic & Paralympic Games - with four cities vying to host.
Whitehaven sign prop-forward Jordan Hand on loan from Super League champions St Helens for the 2015 Championship season.
New Zealand's Dan Carter will end his international career to become rugby's highest-paid player by joining Racing Metro.
Ronnie O'Sullivan, who won a fifth UK Championship last week, wants to compile 1,000 career centuries before retiring.
Jazz Carlin wins British Swimming's Athlete of the Year award for 2014 after a memorable 12 months in the pool.
Andy Murray's former coach, Dani Vallverdu, is appointed by world number seven Tomas Berdych ahead of the 2015 season.
An outbreak of the highly contagious disease mumps sweeps through teams in the National Hockey League, with at least five teams affected.
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Defying teachers, riding on Christmas Day and learning to bluff - Sir Bradley Wiggins on the psychology of his rise to the top.
The more things seem to change at a Fifa in turmoil, the more things really stay the same, writes BBC sports editor Dan Roan.
Stephen Bunting hopes to become the first player to hold both versions of the world darts title at the same time.
BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on singer Olly Murs in his latest Premier League predictions.
Willie Mullins says the fancied Champagne Fever and Faugheen will need to "step up" to achieve a Boxing Day brace.
Figures suggest 20% of golfers quit the game to take up cycling. So why are people swapping two irons for two wheels?
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