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Alastair Cook is "disappointed" to be left out of England's World Cup squad after Eoin Morgan is named new one-day captain.
Ten Premiership sides play their final league games before Christmas while Hearts and Rangers are in Championship action.
Live text & radio of Northampton v Leicester, then Gloucester v Bath
Gary Ballance is recalled to England's one-day squad for next month's tri-series in Australia and the World Cup.
With a report into World Cup corruption to - eventually - be released, president Sepp Blatter says Fifa's crisis is over. Is he right?
David Silva scores twice as Manchester City join Chelsea at the top of the table with victory over Crystal Palace.
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Aston Villa and Manchester United.
Team news as Northampton Saints host Leicester Tigers in Saturday's Premiership fixture at Franklin's Gardens (15:15 GMT).
Team news as Gloucester host Bath in Saturday's Premiership fixture at Kingsholm Stadium (17:30 GMT).
Arsenal and Liverpool target AC Milan striker, QPR want to sign England man, Roberto Soldado apologises, plus more.
Formula 1 bosses are looking into the possibility of introducing more powerful but cheaper engines in the next few years.
Two-time World Championship finalist Ali Carter is given the all-clear after he was diagnosed with a cancerous tumour in May.
Great Britain's Laura Deas claims silver in the World Cup skeleton after two outstanding runs in Calgary.
Sale say they are not one of the seven clubs claimed to be in favour of getting rid of the current Premiership wage cap.
The timing of Alastair Cook's removal as England one-day captain was "naughty", according to Steve Harmison.
Australia win the second Test against India by four wickets in Brisbane to secure an unassailable 2-0 series lead.
England's Alison Waters is knocked out of the Women's World Squash Championship after losing her semi-final.
Sixteen-time world champion Phil Taylor moves into round two of this year's PDC competition by beating Jyhan Artut 3-0.
Glamorgan chief Hugh Morris hopes the first 2015 Ashes Test will be a match "befitting" the memory of Australia's Phillip Hughes.
Fast bowler Dale Steyn claims 6-34 to help South Africa beat West Indies by an innings and 220 runs in the first Test.
News By Sport
American sprinter Tyson Gay's former coach Jon Drummond has been banned for eight years for doping violations.
A 17-year-old is arrested after a boxing world title contender suffered a fractured skull tackling two alleged burglars at a neighbour's home.
Scorecard from the second Test between Australia and India, plus South Africa v West Indies in the first Test.
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.
Steven Whittaker prevents Derby from going back to the top of the Championship as he strikes late to earn Norwich a point.
Sebastian Vettel left Red Bull partly because of the pace of team-mate Daniel Ricciardo, says team boss Christian Horner.
Sam Torrance criticises Sir Nick Faldo for labelling Sergio Garcia "useless" before this year's Ryder Cup.
Reve De Sivola edges out Zarkandar to win the Grade One Long Walk Hurdle at Ascot for the third consecutive year.
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.
Wing Tom James will return to Cardiff Blues from Exeter Chiefs next season after agreeing a two-year deal.
Ronnie O'Sullivan, who won a fifth UK Championship last week, wants to compile 1,000 career centuries before retiring.
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.
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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BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on singer Olly Murs in his latest Premier League predictions.
Removing Alastair Cook as England ODI captain is right and he may eventually see it as a blessing, writes Jonathan Agnew.
Robbie Savage rates every one of Brendan Rodgers' 24 signings for Liverpool and explains what he should do in January.
Former England striker Gary Lineker says the way Fifa is running world football is a "farce" and "hugely depressing".
Ex-Sierra Leone manager Johnny McKinstry, appointed at 27, recounts his departure from the Ebola-hit West African country.
How a multi-millionaire "hockey geek" who looked after the players’ sticks as a boy returned to revive a club’s fortunes.
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