Brazil legend Pele is 'improving'

28 Nov 2014 - Brazil legend Pele is improving but remains in intensive care having been admitted to hospital with a urinary infection.

Safety inquiry after Hughes's death

28 Nov 2014 - Cricket Australia will hold an investigation into player safety following the death of Test batsman Phillip Hughes.

Abbott 'holding up' after Hughes death

28 Nov 2014 - Bowler Sean Abbott is 'holding up well' after batsman Phillip Hughes's death, despite fears he may not play cricket again.

Cricket has never been safer - Cook

28 Nov 2014 - England captain Alastair Cook says he feels safe despite Phillip Hughes's death and bouncers must not be outlawed.

Irish rugby legend Kyle dies aged 88

28 Nov 2014 - One of Ireland's greatest ever rugby players, 1948 Grand Slam-winning fly-half Jack Kyle, dies at the age of 88.

Fastest New Zealand ton for McCullum

28 Nov 2014 - Brendon McCullum hits a century off 78 balls against Pakistan at Sharjah, the quickest ever by a New Zealander in Tests.

Assistant boss Keane departs Villa

28 Nov 2014 - Assistant manager Roy Keane leaves Aston Villa with immediate effect to focus on his role with the Republic of Ireland.

Wolff gets enhanced test driver role

28 Nov 2014 - Susie Wolff will stay at the Williams team next season in an enhanced role as test driver.

Shaw injury not serious - Van Gaal

28 Nov 2014 - Manchester United defender Luke Shaw will only be out for a "few weeks" with an ankle injury, says boss Louis van Gaal.

Chelsea pair named on Fifa shortlist

28 Nov 2014 - Chelsea pair Cesc Fabregas and Eden Hazard are named on the 15-man shortlist of midfielders for Fifa's 2014 World XI.

England call came too soon - Richards

28 Nov 2014 - Micah Richards thinks he is "10 times better" than he was when he made his international debut aged just 18.

McIlroy one shot behind in Sydney

28 Nov 2014 - Defending champion Rory McIlroy trails Australian leader Greg Chalmers by a shot at the halfway stage of the Australian Open.

Spurs face sanctions after web prank

28 Nov 2014 - Uefa, European football's governing body, open disciplinary proceedings against Spurs after Europa League pitch invasions.

Yorkshire start defence at New Road

28 Nov 2014 - County champions Yorkshire will face promoted Worcestershire at New Road to start the defence of their title.

Craig Whyte due in court in Glasgow

28 Nov 2014 - Former Rangers owner Craig Whyte expected to appear in court in Glasgow in connection with a fraud investigation into the 2011 sale of the club,

Ireland win over Boks inspires Webb

28 Nov 2014 - Scrum-half Rhys Webb says Wales are taking positives from Ireland's win over South Africa as the Boks head to Cardiff.

Burgess set to make Bath debut

27 Nov 2014 - Cross-code signing Sam Burgess is named on Bath's bench for Friday's Premiership game against Harlequins.

What next for cricket after Hughes?

28 Nov 2014 - How does cricket move on after Australia batsman Phillip Hughes died from injuries sustained on the field?

Why a death in sport hits us so hard

27 Nov 2014 - The language of sporting hype is battles and tragedies but in reality the heroes usually walk away unscathed, says Tom Fordyce.

Hughes the 'uncomplicated natural'

27 Nov 2014 - ABC commentator Jim Maxwell plays tribute to the "phlegmatic, laconic and affable" Phillip Hughes, who has died aged 25.

'Time to take Saints seriously'

28 Nov 2014 - BBC Sport's Robbie Savage on why he thinks Southampton can build on their stunning start to the season.

Predictions: Lawro v Henning Wehn

27 Nov 2014 - BBC Sport expert Mark Lawrenson takes on German comedian Henning Wehn to predict this weekend's Premier League results.

Chris Eubank: Like father, like son?

27 Nov 2014 - The connection between Chris Eubank and his son is sweet to behold, but can Eubank Jr step into the spotlight?

Skelton seeking Newbury triumph

28 Nov 2014 - Dan Skelton, former assistant to champion trainer Paul Nicholls, seeks big-race glory of his own in the Hennessy Gold Cup.

Simon Hughes on a tragic death

27 Nov 2014 - 'The chances of being killed like this are one in 10 million. Tragically, Philip Hughes was that one,’ writes Simon Hughes.

Young Sports Personality list named

27 Nov 2014 - Ten contenders are named on the shortlist for the 2014 BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year award on 14 December.

Sports Personality 2014 contenders

24 Nov 2014 - Who will the public choose to follow Andy Murray as winner of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award?

Lord Coe to run for IAAF presidency

27 Nov 2014 - Lord Coe announces he will run for presidency of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).

'Weeping' Australia mourns Hughes

28 Nov 2014 - Australia is "weeping" at the death of cricketer Phillip Hughes, says former opening batsman Michael Slater - as the country mourns.

Fifth doping case at Nibali's Astana

26 Nov 2014 - Artur Fedosseyev is the fifth man from Tour de France champion Vincenzo Nibali's Astana squad to fail a test since August.

Brit Whiley reaches Masters semis

27 Nov 2014 - Briton Jordanne Whiley beats German Sabine Ellerbrock to secure a semi-final place at the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Singles Masters.

Vermaelen out for up to five months

27 Nov 2014 - Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen is to undergo surgery on a thigh injury that could rule him our for up to five months.

Double points scrapped next season

27 Nov 2014 - Formula 1 bosses agree to ditch the controversial double points scheme for next season.

McIlroy two behind Spieth in Sydney

27 Nov 2014 - Defending champion Rory McIlroy is two adrift of leader Jordan Spieth after firing an opening 69 at the Australian Open.

Sprinter Sacre out of Sandown race

28 Nov 2014 - Star chaser Sprinter Sacre will miss the Tingle Creek Chase at Sandown but could be fit in time for Kempton.

Brown to captain Widnes by example

27 Nov 2014 - Widnes Vikings stand-off Kevin Brown hopes to lead the side by his performances after being appointed captain for 2015.

England pick Twelvetrees at centre

27 Nov 2014 - Gloucester centre Billy Twelvetrees will start for England against Australia on Saturday as Owen Farrell moves to the bench.

Injury could force O'Sullivan out

27 Nov 2014 - Ronnie O'Sullivan says he may have to pull out of the UK Championship after breaking his ankle while running.

Peaty 'disturbed' by Yang drug ban

26 Nov 2014 - World record holder Adam Peaty says a three-month doping ban for Olympic champion Sun Yang is too short.

Is new tennis league good for sport?

27 Nov 2014 - Will the International Premier Tennis League take its toll on players, or is it good for the sport, asks Russell Fuller.

Scots women to contest bronze medal

27 Nov 2014 - Scotland's women will contest the bronze medal game at the European Curling Championships after play-off loss to Denmark

Lewis Hamilton at the BBC

25 Nov 2014 - F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton drops in on the BBC and his action-packed visit provides plenty of photo opportunities.

VIDEO: Cricket has never been safer - Cook

28 Nov 2014 - England captain Alastair Cook says that cricket has "never been safer" and does not believe bouncers should be outlawed following the death of Phillip Hughes.

VIDEO: 'His best cricket was still ahead of him'

27 Nov 2014 - James Sutherland, the chief executive of Cricket Australia, spoke of the affection and respect for Phillip Hughes from around Australia and the rest of the world.

VIDEO: Lewis Hamilton in-depth interview

26 Nov 2014 - Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton talks to BBC Sport's Olly Foster about what it is like to win his second world title.

VIDEO: Michael Clarke reads Hughes family statement

27 Nov 2014 - Following the death of Test batsman Phillip Hughes in hospital, Australia captain Michael Clarke reads a statement on behalf of his family.

VIDEO: Phillip Hughes dies aged 25

27 Nov 2014 - BBC Sport looks back at the career of Australia batsman Phillip Hughes, who has died aged 25 after being hit on the head.

VIDEO: The Analyst on safety in cricket

27 Nov 2014 - BBC Sport cricket analyst Simon Hughes believes that safety in modern cricket is "very good" despite the death of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes.

VIDEO: Rodgers 'frustrated' by late equaliser

27 Nov 2014 - Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers admits he and his team are "frustrated" after conceding a late equaliser to draw 2-2 at Bulgarian champions Ludogorets in the Champions League.

VIDEO: Wenger hopes luck of draw will change

27 Nov 2014 - Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger jokes that he wants someone new in charge of the draw for the Champions League last 16 after his side qualified with a 2-0 win over Borussia Dortmund.

VIDEO: Eubank's surreal poetry recital

26 Nov 2014 - Chris Eubank performs an impromptu recital of Rudyard Kipling's poem 'If' during an interview about his son, Chris Eubank Jr.

Fans pay Twitter tributes to Hughes

28 Nov 2014 - Cricket fans and players from around the world pay their tributes to Australia batsman Phillip Hughes, who died aged 25.

Hayatou expects Nations Cup problems

28 Nov 2014 - Caf president Issa Hayatou expects there will be difficulties in hosting the Nations Cup in Equatorial Guinea at such short notice.