|Injured Root out of England tour
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 20:25:17 GMT
Joe Root will miss England's Twenty20 matches against West Indies after breaking his thumb in the last one-day international.
|Anelka gesture had 'anti-Semitic' link
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 17:50:51 GMT
|Loss in 2013 won't affect us - Robshaw
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 22:48:31 GMT
|Injured Wilshere out for six weeks
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:02:25 GMT
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere suffers a hairline fracture in his left foot and will be sidelined for at least six weeks.
|England v Wales - a game for the ages
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:51:32 GMT
The passionate rivalry between England and Wales is a treasure trove of emotion passed down from generation to generation
|Lawro's predictions v Bastille drummer Woody
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 21:25:00 GMT
BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Bastille drummer and Plymouth fan Chris 'Woody' Wood
|Sochi ready for biggest Paralympics
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 06:59:03 GMT
Russia will welcome the sporting world back to Sochi on Friday when the opening ceremony takes place for the Winter Paralympics.
|Ukraine Paralympians 'may boycott'
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 18:04:24 GMT
Ukrainian Paralympians may boycott the Sochi Games and fear for their country, says their Paralympic Committee president.
|Six years jail for Birmingham owner
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 07:07:58 GMT
Birmingham City Football Club owner Carson Yeung is jailed for six years by a Hong Kong court for money laundering.
|Pardew admits FA charge over headbutt
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 18:26:08 GMT
Newcastle boss Alan Pardew admits the FA's charge of improper conduct relating to a headbutt on Hull's David Meyler.
|Widnes Vikings 32-18 Salford Red Devils
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 22:20:32 GMT
Widnes Vikings continue their best ever start to a Super League season with victory over Salford Red Devils.
|Celtic striker charged with assault
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:18:51 GMT
Celtic striker and Republic of Ireland international Anthony Stokes is questioned by police about an alleged assault on an Elvis impersonator.
|Warwickshire confirm Trott's return
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:44:57 GMT
Warwickshire confirm that England batsman Jonathan Trott will be fit to start the new season in April.
|Pistorius found praying over body
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 17:23:07 GMT
A neighbour of Oscar Pistorius tells his murder trial he found the South African Paralympic athlete praying over his girlfriend's body as she lay dying.
|McGinley picks Torrance & Smyth
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 12:24:22 GMT
Europe captain Paul McGinley chooses Sam Torrance and Des Smyth as his vice-captains for the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.
|McLaren 'will win races this year'
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 14:37:58 GMT
Ron Dennis is convinced McLaren will win races this year, after he seized back control of Formula 1 operations in January.
|Injured Duff ruled out for season
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 22:54:10 GMT
Damien Duff may have played his last game for Fulham after being ruled out for the rest of the season with a knee injury.
|Teenager Knight is GB Sochi flagbearer
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 12:55:45 GMT
Teenage skier Millie Knight will carry the Great Britain flag at the opening ceremony of the Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi.
|Henderson comes into Ireland team
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 13:05:29 GMT
Ulster back-row forward Iain Henderson comes into the Ireland team for Saturday's Six Nations game with Italy in Dublin.
|Magath set for 'most difficult' test
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:10:24 GMT
Felix Magath says trying to keep Fulham in the Premier League is the toughest test of his managerial career.
|Buttler backed by legend Richards
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:57:40 GMT
West Indies legend Viv Richards says England one-day star Jos Buttler is "one of the finest finishers in world cricket".
|Carney targets more England goals
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 15:59:32 GMT
Birmingham City's Karen Carney hopes to add to her England goal tally in Friday's Cyprus Cup tie with Finland.
|Adcocks into mixed doubles quarters
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 22:16:37 GMT
England's Chris and Gabby Adcock move into the last eight of the mixed doubles at the All England Open in Birmingham.
|VIDEO: World Cup moments: Senegal surprise
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 06:48:35 GMT
BBC Sport counts down 100 of the greatest World Cup moments, as the 2014 tournament in Brazil draws ever closer.
|VIDEO: Hodgson ponders 'difficult' decisions
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 08:09:45 GMT
England manager Roy Hodgson says selecting his 23-man squad for the World Cup in Brazil will be "very difficult".
|VIDEO: 1966 World Cup: Top 10 goals
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 20:20:24 GMT
BBC Sport picks its favourite goals from the 1966 World Cup, including Geoff Hurst's famous strike against West Germany to help England lift the trophy.
|VIDEO: 2010 World Cup: Top 10 goals
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 20:18:58 GMT
BBC Sport picks its favourite goals from the 2010 World Cup finals in South Africa.
|VIDEO: 2006 World Cup: Top 10 goals
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 20:18:34 GMT
BBC Sport picks its favourite goals from the 2006 World Cup in Germany.
|VIDEO: World Cup moments: Crazy Maradona
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 06:54:37 GMT
BBC Sport counts down 100 of the greatest World Cup moments, as the 2014 tournament in Brazil draws nearer.
|VIDEO: World Cup moments: Bergkamp stunner
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 07:43:01 GMT
BBC Sport counts down 100 of the greatest World Cup moments, as the 2014 tournament in Brazil draws nearer.
|VIDEO: Who should Hodgson take to Brazil?
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 07:41:36 GMT
Football Focus presenter Dan Walker takes a closer look at Roy Hodgson's latest England squad alongside former Aston Villa striker John Carew and Martin Keown.
|VIDEO: Memorable England World Cup goals
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 06:45:59 GMT
BBC Sport looks back at some of England's most memorable goals at past World Cup finals, after qualifying for Brazil 2014.
|VIDEO: Savage names his England World Cup XI
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 22:48:14 GMT
In this week's Savage Says, Robbie picks his England team to face Italy in their opening game of the World Cup in Brazil.
|VIDEO: Elijah Wood prepares for England v Wales
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 06:45:57 GMT
Lord of the Rings star Elijah Wood reads Dylan Thomas's poem To Others Than You as BBC Sport looks ahead to Sunday's Six Nations showdown between England and Wales.
|VIDEO: High drama from the Six Nations
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 06:51:19 GMT
BBC Sport commentator Eddie Butler looks back at the drama on the pitch from round three of the 2014 Six Nations.
|VIDEO: England-Wales will be massive - Dawson
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 19:15:44 GMT
Matt Dawson says England's preparation for their match against Wales will all be about payback for last year's 30-3 drubbing.
|VIDEO: England players on 'positive' display
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:27:54 GMT
England players Daniel Sturridge, Gary Cahill and Jordan Henderson reflect on England's 1-0 win over Denmark.
|VIDEO: Ball change 'baffles' Broad
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 08:04:05 GMT
Captain Stuart Broad denies that England tampered with the ball during their one-day international victory over the West Indies.
|VIDEO: England Women beat Italy 2-0
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 23:10:40 GMT
England beat Italy 2-0 in their opening Cyprus Cup Group A game thanks to goals from Karen Carney and Toni Duggan.
|VIDEO: Gerrard backs psychiatrist move
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 16:33:26 GMT
Steven Gerrard says psychiatrist Dr Steve Peters, who will work with England at the World Cup, has helped him achieve the most consistent form of his career.
|VIDEO: 'Biggest fight in British history'
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 15:11:33 GMT
Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn believes the re-match between Carl Froch and George Groves will be the "biggest fight in British boxing history."
|VIDEO: Formula 1's best overtakes of 2013
Tue, 31 Dec 2013 11:01:39 GMT
BBC Sport looks back at some of the most exciting overtaking manoeuvres from the 2013 Formula 1 season.
|VIDEO: Brown scores screamer in Poland
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 12:41:24 GMT
Skipper Scott Brown slams in the winner for Scotland in Warsaw as Gordon Strachan's side beat Poland 1-0 in a friendly.
|VIDEO: McGinley praises vice-captains' 'passion'
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 15:29:49 GMT
Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley says he picked vice-captains Sam Torrance and Des Smyth because of their "ability, passion and judgement".
|VIDEO: Highlights: Wales 30-3 England
Sat, 16 Mar 2013 19:21:11 GMT
Watch highlights as Wales thrash England 30-3 to clinch the Six Nations title at Millennium Stadium.
|VIDEO: O'Neill disappointed with NI performance
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 21:30:01 GMT
Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill is critical of his team's performance in the scoreless draw with Cyprus in Nicosia.
|VIDEO: O'Sullivan hits 147 to win Welsh Open
Sun, 02 Mar 2014 21:20:31 GMT
Ronnie O'Sullivan hits a 147 break to defeat Ding Junhui 9-3 and win the 2014 Welsh Open title.
|VIDEO: Can Man City keep up with Chelsea?
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 09:40:52 GMT
Mark Chapman is joined by Martin Keown and Mark Lawrenson for this week's Match of the Day 3, as they trio look back at the weekend's Premier League results.
|VIDEO: Classic Wales v England clashes
Wed, 22 Feb 2012 08:43:37 GMT
Highlights of six of the best Six Nations games between England and Wales, including Wales' last-gasp win in 1999 and a peroxide blond Will Greenwood scoring a hat-trick in 2001.
|VIDEO: James wins Keirin bronze at worlds
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 06:28:02 GMT
Becky James fails to defend her Keirin title finishing third in the final at the World track Cycling championships in Colombia.
|A five-step guide to avoiding relegation
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 06:48:13 GMT
As the Premier League's bottom two - Cardiff and Fulham - prepare to meet, Danny Murphy offers advice on beating the drop
|Who is on the England plane to Brazil?
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:21:44 GMT
After England beat Denmark, which players are off to the World Cup, who remains on the fringes and who is unlikely to feature?
|Sochi Paralympics: Ones to watch
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 11:05:20 GMT
The Sochi Paralympics get under way on 7 March, and BBC Sport picks out the athletes to watch on the snow and ice
|A lot of people want me to fail - Tomkins
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 06:38:30 GMT
Super League's poster boy Sam Tomkins aims to prove his critics wrong as he prepares to make his debut in the NRL
|Seven British medal hopes for World Indoors
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 11:15:55 GMT
"Britain's young athletes will have to learn to deal with expectation and not buckle under the spotlight," says Steve Cram
|Sure-footed McGinley well equipped for Ryder Cup
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 15:27:04 GMT
Europe captain Paul McGinley's decisions continue to send out the right messages ahead of Gleneagles, writes Iain Carter
|Scotland need ambition and pace - Blair
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 13:56:48 GMT
Scotland can upset France if they get the visitors running on the heavy Murrayfield pitch, says ex-scrum-half Mike Blair
|Strachan's Scotland impress again
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:04:50 GMT
A third consecutive win on the road bodes well for Scotland's Euro 2016 campaign, writes BBC Sport's Alasdair Lamont
|Must-not-miss sport on the BBC
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 00:49:28 GMT
Your guide to the latest sporting events on the BBC, including athletics, Six Nations and top-flight football
|Defender gets 28-game ban for tackle
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 09:49:51 GMT
Vietnam international Tran Dinh Dong is banned for 28 matches after breaking an opponent's leg during a league game.
|Stars record England World Cup song
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 18:18:07 GMT
Gary Barlow and Gary Lineker lead a team of football and pop stars to record the video for the official England 2014 World Cup song.
|Farah to run at Glasgow Grand Prix
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 22:01:31 GMT
Double Olympic champion Mo Farah will compete at Glasgow's Diamond League meeting on 11-12 July.
|Wembley to host Froch-Groves rematch
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 17:50:21 GMT
Carl Froch and George Groves' rematch will take place at Wembley Stadium on 31 May, promoter Eddie Hearn announces.
|Broad 'baffled' by ball change
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 00:18:29 GMT
Stuart Broad says he was "baffled" by a decision to change a ball in England's 25-run win over West Indies in the third ODI.
|Pursuit team 'lacked commitment'
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 13:34:07 GMT
The men's pursuit team lacked commitment in the lead up to the World Track Championships says British Cycling head coach Shane Sutton.
|GB Paralympians 'feel safe' in Sochi
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 19:51:49 GMT
British Paralympians are happy in Sochi despite the growing unrest in neighbouring Ukraine, says the team's chief executive.
|Shaw cherishes 'dream' England debut
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 15:35:58 GMT
Southampton defender Luke Shaw hopes he has improved his chances of making the World Cup after a 'dream' England debut.
|Williams relief ahead of new F1 season
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:30:01 GMT
Williams admit they are "relieved" that they appear to have a competitive car for the 2014 Formula 1 season.
|Woods fit to play in WGC event
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 22:38:21 GMT
Tiger Woods is fit to play in the World Golf Championships at Doral despite withdrawing from the Honda Classic in Florida.
|Fenton Cheltenham entries clear to run
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 15:42:05 GMT
Philip Fenton's three Cheltenham Festival entries, including Gold Cup hope Last Instalment, pass dope tests.
|Lorenzo dominates Phillip Island test
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 14:45:44 GMT
Yamaha's Jorge Lorenzo finishes clear of Honda's Dani Pedrosa in the tyre safety testing session on Phillip Island.
|Russia on top as 2014 Games end
Sun, 23 Feb 2014 19:01:05 GMT
Hosts Russia finish top of the medal table and Britain equals its best performance as Sochi 2014 comes to an end.
|Burgess 'focused' before Bath switch
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 15:00:09 GMT
Sam Burgess wants NRL success with South Sydney before switching codes to join Bath, says Rabbitohs coach Michael Maguire.
|Roberts relishing England hype
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 07:43:54 GMT
Wales centre Jamie Roberts says he is relishing the hype surrounding Sunday's Six Nations match with England.
|O'Sullivan 147 seals Welsh Open win
Sun, 02 Mar 2014 21:06:37 GMT
Ronnie O'Sullivan makes a 147 break in the final frame to wrap up a 9-3 victory over Ding Junhui in the Welsh Open final.
|GB men fail to qualify for Euros
Sun, 02 Mar 2014 10:42:50 GMT
Great Britain's men's water polo team fail to qualify for the 2014 European Championship after a play-off defeat by Romania.
|Watson sets up clash with Radwanska
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 07:35:03 GMT
Heather Watson faces world number three Agnieszka Radwanska in Indian Wells after beating Swiss Belinda Bencic.
|Briton pulls out of 'scary' downhill
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 12:42:53 GMT
Former British soldier Mick Brennan will not compete in Saturday's downhill at the Winter Paralympics after describing conditions as "scary".
|QPR announce £65m loss for 2013
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 14:28:47 GMT
Championship side QPR announce a loss of over £65m in their accounts to May 2013 and an overall debt of £177.1m
|Celtic progress excites Desmond
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 21:37:43 GMT
Majority shareholder Dermot Desmond thinks Celtic are the best performing club on and off the pitch in Britain.
|'British' Warburton sparks row
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 19:22:14 GMT
A political spat breaks out after a Plaid Cymru MP questions how Sam Warburton could captain the Wales rugby team if he considered himself British.
|Tyrone defensive changes for Kerry
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 21:10:00 GMT
Tyrone manager Mickey Harte makes three defensive changes for Sunday's Division One clash away to Kerry.
The Hall of Fame is a virtual hall based on the sportborders website www.sportborders.org.uk and was launched in November 2005. Last year saw well known broadcaster Jill Douglas; track and field coach James Curran; hockey ace Diane Renilson and rugby stars Gregor Townsend and Alan Tait added to the prestigious list of individuals already in the Hall of Fame.
Among the selection criteria includes the requirement to have been born, lived or educated in the Scottish Borders. They must have reached National or International fame in their sport, or made a contribution to the legacy of their sport either nationally or internationally.
Nominations are being accepted until Monday, 3 August 2009. All nominations received will be presented to a selection panel made up of local sporting personalities, sports historians and SBC officers for consideration. Those selected will be inducted into the Hall of Fame at the annual James McLean Trust Celebration of Sport Dinner on 21 November 2009 at the Cross Keys Hotel in Kelso.
Executive Member for Sport, Culture and Community Education Councillor Graham Garvie is keen for people to nominate their favourite sports personalities: “We are a huge sporting community here in the Borders and the hall of fame is a great way of honouring fellow Borderers who have been an inspiration to us all and especially to the next generation of future champions by reaching national and international success. I would invite members of the public to nominate any individuals whom they think deserve to be honoured in this very special way.”
To visit the hall of fame, to view the selection criteria and to download the nomination form, visit www.sportborders.org.uk/hall-of-fame.html. Nomination forms are also available from any Council library, museum, public building, leisure centre or on request from the Sports Development Unit—Tel: 01896 756274
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