Allardyce needs chance to clear name - Wenger

27 Sep 2016 - Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says England boss Sam Allardyce needs to be allowed to defend himself, following allegations in a newspaper.

Athletes must not push boundaries of TUE rules - Froome

27 Sep 2016 - Three-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome says the TUE system is "open to abuse" and athletes must not "push the boundaries of the rules".

AB de Villiers: South Africa skipper to undergo elbow surgery

27 Sep 2016 - South Africa captain AB de Villiers is ruled out of their home ODI and away Test series against Australia with an elbow injury.

Toure criticises Fifa over anti-racism taskforce decision

27 Sep 2016 - Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure says players and fans may "suffer" following Fifa's decision to scrap its anti-racism taskforce.

NBA's James and Curry will stand for US anthem

27 Sep 2016 - NBA stars LeBron James and Stephen Curry will not emulate the US national anthem protest by American footballer Colin Kaepernick.

Australia beat Ireland by nine wickets in one-day international in Benoni

27 Sep 2016 - Ireland lose by nine wickets to Australia in their one-day international in South Africa.

Watson named as fifth US Ryder Cup vice-captain

26 Sep 2016 - The United States name Bubba Watson as Ryder Cup vice-captain, plus both teams will pay their respects to golf great Arnold Palmer on Friday.

McGregor to face Alvarez in New York at UFC 205

27 Sep 2016 - Conor McGregor will face lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez as he aims to become the first UFC fighter to hold two belts at the same time.

Johanna Konta beats Zhang Shuai to reach last 16 at Wuhan Open

27 Sep 2016 - Britain's Johanna Konta beats Zhang Shuai of China in straight sets to reach the last 16 at the Wuhan Open.

Chris Ashton: Saracens winger targets England return after ban for biting

27 Sep 2016 - Saracens wing Chris Ashton aims to regain his place in the England side when he returns from his 13-week biting ban.

Jose Fernandez: Miami Marlins win first match since player's death

27 Sep 2016 - The Miami Marlins pay emotional tributes to team-mate Jose Fernandez in their first match since the pitcher's death.

PSG's Aurier given two-month jail sentence

26 Sep 2016 - Ivory Coast footballer Serge Aurier, who plays for Paris St-Germain, is sentenced to two months in jail for assaulting a police officer.

Sam Allardyce: England manager allegations investigated by FA

27 Sep 2016 - The FA is investigating claims England boss Sam Allardyce used his role to negotiate a £400,000 deal and offer advice on how to bypass transfer rules.

Bath: Centre Robbie Fruean & prop Shaun Knight join Premiership club

27 Sep 2016 - Bath confirm the signings of versatile centre Robbie Fruean and Newport Gwent Dragons prop Shaun Knight.

Lewis Hamilton: Mercedes driver confident before Malaysian Grand Prix

26 Sep 2016 - Lewis Hamilton says he is confident of regaining his form and moving back ahead of Nico Rosberg in the F1 title race.

Alex Higgins: NI trophy named after two-time world champion

27 Sep 2016 - The trophy for the new Northern Ireland Open in November will be named after the late Alex Higgins.

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Sam Allardyce: Only way for survival is to give up names - Julian Eccles

27 Sep 2016 - The only way for England manager Sam Allardyce to keep his job is name those still involved in third-party ownership of players, says former FA executive Julian Eccles.

Sir Dave Brailsford defends Sir Bradley Wiggins' use of drug

26 Sep 2016 - Sir Dave Brailsford tells BBC sports editor Dan Roan that Sir Bradley Wiggins' use of a banned steroid before races was for "medical need".

Arnold Palmer - The man who changed golf

26 Sep 2016 - We look back at the life and legacy of Arnold Palmer, the world's first $1m golfer, who died at the age of 87.

Burnley 2-0 Watford: We could not handle Burnley - Troy Deeney

26 Sep 2016 - Watford captain Troy Deeney says his side's performance during their 2-0 defeat by Burnley at Turf Moor was not good enough.

Burnley 2-0 Watford: Sean Dyche delighted with Burnley performance

26 Sep 2016 - Burnley boss Sean Dyche is pleased with his side's performance as they beat a lacklustre Watford 2-0 at Turf Moor.

Are Liverpool genuine title contenders?

25 Sep 2016 - BBC Sport pundits and commentators debate whether Jurgen Klopp's "electrifying" Liverpool side are genuine title contenders.

Wiggins: 'Drugs were to cure medical condition'

25 Sep 2016 - Sir Bradley Wiggins defends his use of medical certificates which allowed him to take otherwise banned substances to treat his asthma.

West Ham 0-3 Southampton: Claude Puel pleased with 'beautiful' goals

25 Sep 2016 - Southampton manager Claude Puel is pleased with the "beautiful" goals that the Saints scored in their 3-0 Premier League win over West Ham at the London Stadium.

West Ham 0-3 Southampton: Confidence a problem for West Ham - Slaven Bilic

25 Sep 2016 - West Ham manager Slaven Bilic says low confidence is a problem after his Hammers side suffered a fourth straight Premier League defeat, this time losing 3-0 at home to Southampton.

Callaway, Cadillac and charisma - Palmer the commercial champion

26 Sep 2016 - How golfer Arnold Palmer defined the relationship between sport and brands, becoming the first sportsman to use his fame to build a business empire.

Who has made Garth Crooks' team of the week?

25 Sep 2016 - Which man is giving Spurs fans nightmares? Who is Garth's favourite current Premier League player? Find out in Garth Crooks' team of the week.

MOTD2 analysis: Why full-backs were key for super Saints

25 Sep 2016 - Southampton's attacking display in their 3-0 victory at West Ham deserves credit, says MOTD2 pundit Kevin Kilbane.

Lawro's predictions v darts world No.1 Van Gerwen

26 Sep 2016 - BBC football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on darts star Michael van Gerwen in this weekend's Premier League fixtures.