Messi will leave 'unreachable' record

23 Nov 2014 - Lionel Messi's Spanish goalscoring record will never be beaten, according to Barcelona coach Luis Enrique.

Pacquiao retains WBO title in Macau

23 Nov 2014 - Filipino Manny Pacquiao retains his WBO welterweight title with a resounding points defeat of American Chris Algieri.

Hamilton eyes 'biggest day of life'

22 Nov 2014 - Lewis Hamilton says Sunday's Formula 1 title showdown with Nico Rosberg in Abu Dhabi will be "the biggest day of my life".

Red Bull excluded from qualifying

22 Nov 2014 - Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel are excluded from qualifying at the Abu Dhabi GP for driving illegal cars.

England warm-up game washed out

23 Nov 2014 - England's final warm-up match against Sri Lanka A is abandoned without a ball bowled after heavy morning rain in Colombo.

Spain debut great experience - Moyes

23 Nov 2014 - David Moyes says his team will only get better after earning a draw in his first match as Real Sociedad manager.

Wenger: Arsenal defensively naive

22 Nov 2014 - Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says his side are 'defensively naive' after the 2-1 home defeat by Manchester United.

'Amazing' Chelsea please Mourinho

22 Nov 2014 - Jose Mourinho says the first-half display in the 2-0 win over West Brom was one of the best in his time as Chelsea boss.

Whelan in quit threat amid race row

22 Nov 2014 - Wigan chairman Dave Whelan says he will "resign immediately" if the FA punishes him over recent controversial comments.

Wales must see out games - Warburton

22 Nov 2014 - Captain Sam Warburton says Wales must improve in the last 10 minutes for elusive victory against a southern hemisphere side.

England competition healthy - coach

23 Nov 2014 - Coach Stuart Lancaster says competition for places is healthy as England's run of defeats ends with a 28-9 win over Samoa.

Bellew takes revenge on Cleverly

23 Nov 2014 - Tony Bellew beats Nathan Cleverly on points to gain revenge in front of his home crowd in Liverpool.

Wilshere & Szczesny suffer injuries

22 Nov 2014 - Jack Wilshere and Wojciech Szczesny both suffer injuries during Arsenal's defeat by Manchester United.

Coach Schmidt has appendix surgery

23 Nov 2014 - Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has his appendix removed hours after masterminding his team's thrilling win over Australia.

Scotland 37-12 Tonga

22 Nov 2014 - Scotland run in five tries as they complete their autumn international series with victory against Tonga at Rugby Park.

Wembley meeting 'fantastic occasion'

22 Nov 2014 - England women play a sell-out match at Wembley against Germany on Sunday, with boss Mark Sampson expecting a "fantastic occasion".

Alonso unhappy after Ferrari remarks

22 Nov 2014 - Fernando Alonso is unhappy with Ferrari boss Marco Mattiacci after being unfavourably compared to Sebastian Vettel.

Lock Botha retires from Test rugby

22 Nov 2014 - South Africa's World Cup-winning second row Bakkies Botha retires from international rugby union at the age of 35.

France 13-18 Argentina

22 Nov 2014 - Nicolas Sanchez kicks three drop goals and two penalties as Argentina upset France with a 18-13 victory in Paris.

Italy 6-22 South Africa

22 Nov 2014 - Tries from Coenie Oosthuizen, Cobus Reinach and Bryan Habana help South Africa labour to victory in Italy.

Swiss win doubles to lead Davis Cup

23 Nov 2014 - Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka beat French duo Julien Benneteau and Richard Gasquet in their Davis Cup final match.

The psychology of a title showdown

22 Nov 2014 - As Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg prepare for one final battle, Andrew Benson finds out how each driver may be feeling.

Van Gaal has last laugh at Arsenal

22 Nov 2014 - Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal's decision to pick three centre backs at Arsenal leads to the first away win of his reign.

From best F1 tweet to best looking car

23 Nov 2014 - Who has the best looking car, best tweet and best helmet? Take a look at BBC Sport's alternative Formula 1 awards.

How Liverpool blew their title hopes

22 Nov 2014 - Ahead of Liverpool's first trip to Selhurst Park since last term's season-defining 3-3 draw, BBC Sport recalls that night.

Is winning 100 caps still a big deal?

22 Nov 2014 - Wayne Rooney is the ninth English footballer to win 100 caps but is it easier to do this now than it was a generation ago?

Eibar 0-4 Real Madrid

22 Nov 2014 - Cristiano Ronaldo makes it 20 goals in 11 league games with a brace as leaders Real Madrid thrash minnows Eibar.

Donaldson comes to cat's rescue

22 Nov 2014 - Ryder Cup winner Jamie Donaldson comes to rescue of a cat stranded on the roof of a Dubai clubhouse.

BBC African Footballer list revealed

10 Nov 2014 - Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Yacine Brahimi, Vincent Enyeama, Gervinho and Yaya Toure are the 2014 nominees.

Rutherford 'would back' Doha boycott

21 Nov 2014 - Greg Rutherford says he would support any athlete who chooses to boycott the 2019 World Championships.

England happy to be underdogs - Finn

22 Nov 2014 - Middlesex fast bowler Steven Finn believes England may benefit from being regarded as underdogs at the World Cup.

King 'couldn't cry because of pain'

21 Nov 2014 - Olympic team pursuit champion Dani King says she feared for her career after a training crash put her in intensive care.

Lapthorne in Nottingham quad final

22 Nov 2014 - England's world number two Andy Lapthorne plays Dylan Alcott of Australia in Nottingham Indoor quad singles final.

Kick It Out offers to help Whelan

23 Nov 2014 - Kick It Out is willing to help Wigan owner Dave Whelan after his alleged racist comments after the appointment of Malky Mackay.

Errors cost Hamilton pole position

22 Nov 2014 - Nico Rosberg takes pole position for the title-deciding Abu Dhabi GP following mistakes by championship leader Lewis Hamilton.

Stenson and Cabrera-Bello share lead

22 Nov 2014 - Henrik Stenson and Rafael Cabrera-Bello share a three-shot lead after three rounds of the DP World Tour Championship.

Silviniaco Conti triumphs at Haydock

22 Nov 2014 - Trainer Paul Nicholls wins the Betfair Chase at Haydock for the sixth time as Silviniaco Conti triumphs from Menorah.

Wigan fine Flower for Hohaia punch

21 Nov 2014 - Ben Flower is found guilty of gross misconduct by Wigan following his dismissal for punching in the 2014 Super League Grand Final.

Gatland set to call up prop cover

22 Nov 2014 - Wales coach Warren Gatland is likely to call up "a couple" of props as injury cover after Nicky Smith's injury against New Zealand.

O'Sullivan retains Champions title

09 Nov 2014 - Five-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan beats Judd Trump in the final to retain his Champion of Champions title.

GB partners Japan ahead of Tokyo 2020

11 Nov 2014 - British Swimming hope a deal with Japan will boost Team GB's 2020 Olympic medal prospects.

Federer upbeat despite Monfils loss

22 Nov 2014 - Swiss Roger Federer takes positives from his defeat by France's Gael Monfils as day one of the Davis Cup final ends 1-1.

Muirhead ready for Euro Curling tilt

21 Nov 2014 - Scotland women's curling skip Eve Muirhead feels her team is in good shape ahead of the European Championships.

VIDEO: 'Wales should do the Hoffa'

22 Nov 2014 - Former Baywatch and Knight Rider star David Hasselhoff reveals his love for Welsh rugby before their game against New Zealand.

VIDEO: Youngsters can do better - Van Gaal

22 Nov 2014 - Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says his young defence "can do better" despite his side's 2-1 win at Arsenal.

VIDEO: Game was one-way traffic - Wenger

22 Nov 2014 - Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says his side had the best of the chances and paid for a couple of mistakes in their 2-1 loss at home to Manchester United.

VIDEO: Mourinho hails 'amazing' Chelsea

22 Nov 2014 - Jose Mourinho says Chelsea delivered an "amazing" first-half performance in their 2-0 victory over West Bromwich Albion.

VIDEO: Best totally unaware of Schmidt illness

22 Nov 2014 - Ireland hooker Rory Best is left surprised when informed by BBC Sport NI after the win over Australia that coach Joe Schmidt had watched the match while suffering with suspected appendicitis.

VIDEO: Yacob red card correct - Irvine

22 Nov 2014 - West Brom head coach Alan Irvine says he was pleased to avoid a heavier defeat to Chelsea, after his side went down to ten men.

VIDEO: Hamilton or Rosberg? Murray Walker's view

18 Nov 2014 - Legendary Formula 1 commentator Murray Walker offers his thoughts on who will prevail the title-deciding race in Abu Dhabi between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.

VIDEO: We can still catch Chelsea - Pellegrini

22 Nov 2014 - Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says it was "important" to keep the pressure on league leader Chelsea after his side beat Swansea 2-1 at the Etihad Stadium.

VIDEO: Newcastle were terrific - Pardew

22 Nov 2014 - Newcastle manager Alan Pardew praises his side's "terrific performance" after their 1-0 win at home against QPR, despite many senior players out due to injury.

VIDEO: Football Focus for BBC World

21 Nov 2014 - Dan Walker is joined by former goalkeeper Lutz Pfannenstiel for this week's Football Focus, which has an interview with New York Red Bulls striker and Arsenal legend Thierry Henry.

VIDEO: Sturridge feeling down - Rodgers

22 Nov 2014 - Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says Daniel Sturridge is as "down as I've ever seen him" following news that the striker will be out until the new year with a fresh thigh injury.

VIDEO: QPR lacked quality - Redknapp

22 Nov 2014 - QPR manager Harry Redknapp says he felt "frustrated" as his side lost 1-0 away at Newcastle United, believing it should have been a draw.

VIDEO: Inconsistent Stoke frustrate Hughes

22 Nov 2014 - Stoke City manager Mark Hughes says his side's lack of consistency is frustrating as they lose 2-1 at home to Burnley.

VIDEO: Burnley desire fantastic - Dyche

22 Nov 2014 - Burnley manager Sean Dyche says his side's "will and desire was fantastic" during their 2-1 win away to Stoke.

Moyes debut dwarfed by historic Messi

23 Nov 2014 - Real Sociedad picked up a point as boss David Moyes made his La Liga debut, but what was the verdict in Spain?

History repeats on Wales and Gatland

22 Nov 2014 - Wales' defeat by New Zealand had little to do with luck and leaves Warren Gatland facing questions, writes Tom Fordyce.