I'd probably cheat again - Armstrong

26 Jan 2015 - Lance Armstrong says the time is coming when he should be forgiven, and tells the BBC he would do it again under the same circumstances.

Van Persie unhappy with scoring form

26 Jan 2015 - Manchester United forward Robin van Persie says he will do everything he can to improve his goalscoring form.

Lance Armstrong interview transcript

26 Jan 2015 - In his first TV interview for two years, Lance Armstrong discusses forgiveness, the future and for what he is and is not sorry.

Real Madrid sign Brazilian Silva

26 Jan 2015 - Real Madrid complete a deal to sign Lucas Silva from Brazilian club Cruzeiro for a reported fee of £9.7m.

Venus joins Serena in quarter-finals

26 Jan 2015 - Venus Williams reaches her first Grand Slam quarter-final since 2010 as she joins sister Serena in the last eight in Australia.

Djokovic marches into last eight

26 Jan 2015 - Serena Williams fights back to beat Garbine Muguruza and reach the Australian Open quarter-finals.

England set for India showdown

26 Jan 2015 - England and India will meet for a place in the tri-series final after Australia's game against India was washed out.

Arsenal granted Paulista work permit

26 Jan 2015 - Villarreal defender Gabriel Paulista is set to join Arsenal with striker Joel Campbell moving the other way on loan.

Croft and Day added to England squad

26 Jan 2015 - Leicester's Tom Croft and Northampton's Christian Day are included in England's senior training squad for the Six Nations.

Carver stays in charge until summer

26 Jan 2015 - Newcastle United confirm John Carver is to remain as head coach until the summer.

Lotus aim for 'pinnacle' of F1

26 Jan 2015 - Lotus expect a "huge leap forward" after a disappointing season last year as they release an image of their 2015 car.

'Good boy' Balotelli staying put

26 Jan 2015 - Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says Mario Balotelli will be given every chance to fight his way back into the team.

GB's Inglot into doubles last eight

26 Jan 2015 - Britain's Dom Inglot and Romanian Florin Mergea cause an upset in the Australian Open by beating the Bryan brothers.

Smith would have 'slapped' twirl man

26 Jan 2015 - England striker Kelly Smith says she would have "slapped" the interviewer who asked tennis player Eugenie Bouchard to "twirl".

Daley axes 'demon dive' for Olympics

25 Jan 2015 - Tom Daley swaps his "demon dive" for a new "firework" routine as he attempts to win gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Fans face bans over Defour banner

26 Jan 2015 - Standard Liege fans who made a banner depicting a cartoon of the severed head of Steven Defour may face five-year bans.

Formula 1 gossip column

26 Jan 2015 - Grosjean looking forward to testing new Lotus, Ricciardo celebrates Australia Day on skis, Rosberg eyes more dominance, plus more.

Blatter: Uefa lacks courage to stand

25 Jan 2015 - Fifa president Sepp Blatter accuses Uefa of lacking the "courage" to challenge his leadership in May's election.

Murray ready for Kyrgios and crowd

26 Jan 2015 - Andy Murray is ready for a partisan home crowd at his Australian Open quarter-final against Nick Kyrgios on Tuesday.

England Women's coach Street leaves

26 Jan 2015 - Gary Street, who led the England Women's rugby team to World Cup glory in 2014, leaves his role as head coach.

Jones omission 'shocking' - Rogers

26 Jan 2015 - Adam Jones' omission from the Wales Six Nations squad was "shocking" and a "mistake", ex-Wales prop Peter Rogers says.

Pakistan star Afridi joins Northants

26 Jan 2015 - Northants sign Pakistan's big-hitting all-rounder Shahid Afridi for the first six T20 Blast games of 2015.

Gattuso wants to manage Rangers

26 Jan 2015 - Former Italy and AC Milan midfielder Rino Gattuso says he has a dream of returning to Rangers as manager.

Beattie added to Scotland squad

26 Jan 2015 - Castres number eight Johnnie Beattie is added to the Scotland squad ahead of the Six Nations as nine players are injured.

Sakho 'sadness' at injury criticism

26 Jan 2015 - West Ham and Senegal striker Diafra Sakho is "saddened" and "angered" by criticism of his Africa Cup of Nations absence.

Kingspan to host Pro12 final in May

26 Jan 2015 - Ulster secure the rights to host the Pro12 Grand Final at the Kingspan Stadium on the last weekend in May.

Cavendish wins final San Luis stage

26 Jan 2015 - Mark Cavendish wins the final stage of the Tour de San Luis in Argentina as Dani Diaz takes overall victory on home soil.

Asian Cup: Fixtures & Results

15 Jan 2015 - Latest fixtures and results from the 2015 Asian Cup in Australia

Armstrong - the same, but different

26 Jan 2015 - Lance Armstrong is still fighting, but BBC sports editor Dan Roan sees how his fall from grace has taken an inevitable toll.

The 'Wild Thing' thrilling Melbourne

26 Jan 2015 - Smashed racquets, audible obscenities, conversations with the crowd, "cocky" on-court interviews - it's Nick Kyrgios.

LeRoy: French coach but African legend

25 Jan 2015 - BBC Sport looks at Claude LeRoy, the French coach who has reached the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals seven times.

Eric Cantona: 11 steps to an icon

25 Jan 2015 - Actor, agitator, book worm, 'can-opener' - and not good enough for Sheffield Wednesday. The many different faces of Eric Cantona.

GB ice pair become medal contenders

25 Jan 2015 - The US-based Britons who feel well placed to become the first GB pair since Torvill & Dean to win an Olympic ice dance medal.

Ronaldo's kick, punch, red and taunt

24 Jan 2015 - Cristiano Ronaldo loses his cool to be sent off for the ninth time in his career as Real Madrid edge out Cordoba.

Transfer deals - January 2015

12 Jan 2015 - Track all the latest signings day by day throughout January in England, Scotland and across Europe.

The NFL's deflated balls explained

25 Jan 2015 - The 'deflate-gate' saga has been eating up column inches, with chat-show hosts, cartoonists and Kevin Costner having their say.

Clubs await FA Cup fifth-round draw

25 Jan 2015 - Bradford will find out their reward for knocking Chelsea out of the FA Cup in Monday's fifth-round draw.

Kilty disqualified on indoor return

24 Jan 2015 - World indoor champion Richard Kilty is disqualified on his indoor comeback at the Glasgow International Match.

Pietersen in English franchise call

25 Jan 2015 - Kevin Pietersen says English Twenty20 cricket should replace counties with the franchise system used in India and Australia.

Dowsett postpones hour record bid

23 Jan 2015 - England's Alex Dowsett postpones his attempt to break the hour record after a slow start to his recovery from a broken collarbone.

Lapthorne secures Melbourne title

25 Jan 2015 - Andy Lapthorne wins the quad singles final at the Melbourne Open after the withdrawal of opponent Dylan Alcott.

Guardiola in no rush for new deal

26 Jan 2015 - Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola says he is happy to wait until the end of the season to discuss a contract extension.

Alonso first to drive new McLaren

22 Jan 2015 - Fernando Alonso will be the first man to test the new McLaren car as the team begin their engine partnership with Honda.

Grace completes one-shot win in Doha

24 Jan 2015 - South African Branden Grace wins the Qatar Masters in Doha by one shot from Scotsman Marc Warren.

Hurricane Fly set for Cheltenham

26 Jan 2015 - Ruby Walsh faces a decision whether to ride Hurricane Fly or stable companion and Champion Hurdle favourite Faugheen.

Wigan's Burgess to play in Australia

22 Jan 2015 - Wigan Warriors winger Joe Burgess will join NRL side Sydney Roosters at the end of the 2015 Super League season.

Nowell 'peaking' for England duty

26 Jan 2015 - England wing Jack Nowell has hit peak form at the perfect time for the Six Nations, says Exeter Chiefs coach Rob Baxter.

Olympics better than Worlds - Trump

23 Jan 2015 - Judd Trump says an Olympic gold medal win would be a better achievement than triumphing at the World Championship.

Cheltenham regain water polo crown

26 Jan 2015 - Undefeated Liverpool Lizards win the British Water Polo League women's Super 5s, while Cheltenham win the men's title.

I've improved physically - Murray

25 Jan 2015 - Andy Murray feels his Australian Open win over Grigor Dimitrov showed how much he has increased his fitness.

Christie crowned European champion

25 Jan 2015 - Britain's Elise Christie wins the overall title at the Short Track Speed Skating European Championships in the Netherlands.

VIDEO: Daley on new 'firework' dive

25 Jan 2015 - Tom Daley reveals a brand new dive to replace his "demon" routine of the backwards 2.5 somersault with 2.5 twists in the piked position.

VIDEO: Chelsea stun Liverpool in 1997

26 Jan 2015 - Chelsea score four second-half goals to overturn a 2-0 deficit against Liverpool in the 1997 FA Cup fourth round.

VIDEO: Best form since surgery - Murray

25 Jan 2015 - Andy Murray believes his Australian Open win over Grigor Dimitrov shows how much he has improved physically.

VIDEO: Adam Jones: 'I'm done and I'm happy'

25 Jan 2015 - Adam Jones, 33, explains his retirement from Wales international duty after 95 caps.

VIDEO: Cup exit a disgrace - Mourinho

24 Jan 2015 - Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says his team's shock 4-2 FA Cup fourth round defeat to Bradford City at Stamford Bridge is "a disgrace".

VIDEO: City got nervous - Pellegrini

24 Jan 2015 - Manuel Pellegrini says his Manchester City side got nervous after going behind against Middlesbrough - in a match they lost 2-0.

VIDEO: Beating Chelsea is surreal - Parkinson

24 Jan 2015 - Bradford City manager Phil Parkinson describes his side's shock 4-2 FA Cup fourth round victory at Chelsea as "surreal".

VIDEO: Archive: Man City win from 3-0 down

25 Jan 2015 - Manchester City produce an incredible comeback in a 2004 fourth round replay to beat Tottenham 4-3 at White Hart Lane with 10 men having trailed 3-0 at half-time.

VIDEO: Karanka 'proud' after Middlesbrough win

24 Jan 2015 - Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka says he is 'proud' of his players, fans and staff after they defeated Manchester City 2-0 at The Etihad Stadium.

VIDEO: Everything was against us - Van Gaal

23 Jan 2015 - Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says everything was against his side after they drew 0-0 in the FA Cup against Cambridge United of League Two.

VIDEO: FA Cup memories: York topple Gunners

24 Jan 2015 - In January 1985, York City took on the might of First Division Arsenal in the fourth round of the FA Cup.

VIDEO: Twirl comments funny - Bouchard

23 Jan 2015 - Eugenie Bouchard says male players should be asked to "flex their muscles" after an Australian Open interviewer asked her to "give us a twirl".

VIDEO: Football Focus for BBC World News

23 Jan 2015 - Dan Walker is joined by former Republic of Ireland midfielder Kevin Kilbane for this week's Football Focus.

Defour 'Red or Dead' banner explained

26 Jan 2015 - How a controversial banner depicting an Anderlecht player's decapitated head came to be unfurled at a game in Belgium.

Is this the most open FA Cup ever?

26 Jan 2015 - Who's still standing and who can go all the way to Wembley in the most open FA Cup in years.