|2014 Fifa World Cup draw & fixtures
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 17:22:20 GMT
A full group-by-group guide to the World Cup in Brazil.
|Robertson battles into UK final
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 23:01:30 GMT
|England given tough World Cup draw
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 19:05:18 GMT
England will play against Italy, Uruguay and Costa Rica in Group D at the 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil.
|Sporting icons pay tribute to Mandela
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 17:59:31 GMT
|England's cut-throat group is no lost cause
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 21:15:46 GMT
There's room for optimism in England's 'group of Geoff', despite the humidity and Suarez's attacking prowess, writes Phil McNulty
|Woods takes World Challenge lead
Sat, 07 Dec 2013 00:18:15 GMT
Tiger Woods secures a two-stroke lead at the halfway stage of the World Challenge after a brilliant second round.
|Moyes vows to get it right at Man Utd
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 18:03:17 GMT
Manchester United manager David Moyes is confident he will get things right at Old Trafford after an unimpressive start.
|Clarke world's best batsman - Haddin
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 11:47:26 GMT
Australia captain praised after century in second Test.
|Motherwell 0-5 Celtic
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 21:48:41 GMT
Celtic sweep aside last season's runners-up, Motherwell, to move eight points clear at the top of the Premiership.
|Cardiff Blues 29-20 Glasgow Warriors
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 21:55:41 GMT
Tries from Rhys Patchell and Alex Cuthbert help maintain Cardiff Blues' Heineken Cup challenge in victory over Glasgow.
|I can bring back credibility - Froome
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 18:40:59 GMT
Chris Froome wants to retain his Tour de France title and prove cycling has entered a new drugs-free era.
|Sampson is new England women boss
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 11:54:09 GMT
Bristol Academy boss Mark Sampson is appointed new England women head coach by the Football Association.
|Brough and Burgess on Golden Boot list
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 12:49:32 GMT
England's Sam Burgess and Scotland's Danny Brough are among six nominees for the 2013 Golden Boot award.
|Mandela tributes at weekend matches
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 13:10:05 GMT
A minute's applause in tribute to former South African president Nelson Mandela will be held at weekend football matches.
|Magnussen 'inspired by Hamilton'
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 12:30:12 GMT
New McLaren driver Kevin Magnussen says Lewis Hamilton's debut season success is an encouragement as he prepares for 2014.
|Newcastle announce all-weather plan
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 14:43:32 GMT
Newcastle Racecourse unveils plans for an all-weather track and the only floodlit straight mile in the world.
|Barker confident for Sturm defence
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 10:56:24 GMT
Darren Barker defends his IBF middleweight title on Saturday believing he is "better in every department" than Felix Sturm.
|Todt re-elected president of FIA
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 12:54:45 GMT
Former Ferrari general manager Jean Todt is re-elected unopposed as the president of motorsport's governing body, the FIA.
|Judoka Ingram retains European title
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 13:22:11 GMT
Britain's Sam Ingram takes just 20 seconds in the final to retain his Visually Impaired European Championship judo title.
|England reach World League semi-final
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 08:49:54 GMT
A Georgie Twigg penalty gives England a 1-0 win over China and a place in hockey's World League semi-finals against Australia
|Willstrop survives marathon match
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 21:43:32 GMT
Britain's James Willstrop beats Egypt's Mohamed Elshorbagy in a 122-minute five-game thriller in the Hong Kong Open.
|Yarnold claims silver in Park City
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 21:39:33 GMT
Lizzy Yarnold beaten into second place at World Cup event in Utah during good day for Great Britain's Ssleton team.
|Nelson Mandela photo gallery
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 00:09:48 GMT
Former South Africa president Nelson Mandela, who has died aged 95, had a wide influence on the sporting world.
|VIDEO: Pundits react to World Cup draw
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 17:48:53 GMT
Match of the Day's Alan Shearer and Everton boss Roberto Martinez react to the tough draw facing England at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
|VIDEO: Hodgson 'positive' despite tough draw
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 18:14:17 GMT
Roy Hodgson says England will face a "tough group" with "two number one seeds" at the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil.
|VIDEO: Spain beat Netherlands in 2010 final
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 17:57:30 GMT
Andres Iniesta's goal four minutes from the end of extra time gives Spain a 1-0 victory over Netherlands, earning them their first World Cup triumph. (UK users only)
|VIDEO: Klinsmann ready for Low's Germany
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 19:50:08 GMT
USA head coach Jurgen Klinsmann says his team are ready to take on "the challenge of a World Cup" and his home country Germany at Brazil 2014.
|VIDEO: Brilliant Brazil at the World Cup
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 14:05:16 GMT
Ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup draw, BBC Sport takes a look back at some of host nation Brazil's finest World Cup moments.
|VIDEO: Chaos at the 1982 World Cup draw
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 19:46:48 GMT
BBC Sport looks back at the draw for the 1982 World Cup, which suffered from a number of mishaps and technical problems.
|VIDEO: Revisit World Cup's toughest groups
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 16:42:57 GMT
As 32 nations wait to learn their fate in the World Cup draw, BBC Sport takes a look back at some of the toughest groups in the tournament's history.
|VIDEO: World Cup qualifying in numbers
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 06:35:16 GMT
BBC Sport rounds up the key statistics from the 820 qualifying matches ahead of the draw for the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil.
|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: 'England need to dream they can win'
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 18:56:42 GMT
Brazil and Chelsea defender David Luiz thinks England "need to dream" they can win the World Cup to stand a chance of lifting the trophy
|VIDEO: Sports Personality: The case for Froome
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 06:32:47 GMT
BBC Sport looks back at an amazing 2013 for Sports Personality of the Year contender Chris Froome.
|VIDEO: Froome on 'huge team achievement'
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 06:31:51 GMT
Sports Personality of the Year contender Chris Froome says his 2013 Tour de France victory was a "huge team achievement" that will stay with him forever.
|VIDEO: The Analyst: Clarke's clever footwork
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 10:37:34 GMT
BBC Sport's cricket analyst Simon Hughes looks in detail at how Michael Clarke's "excellent use of footwork" was enough to keep England at bay in Adelaide.
|VIDEO: O'Sullivan out of UK Championship
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 19:23:49 GMT
Reigning world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan exits the UK Championship with a 6-4 quarter-final defeat to Stuart Bingham.
|VIDEO: 'High' expectations for Murray in 2014
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 21:36:24 GMT
Tim Henman says Andy Murray must come back '100% fit and healthy' in 2014 if he is to compete for major honours.
|VIDEO: Swann rues missed England chances
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 10:20:03 GMT
Graeme Swann admits there is "a sense of frustration" in the dressing room after England dropped a number of catches on day one of the second Ashes Test in Adelaide.
|VIDEO: Runs on the board crucial - Rogers
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 10:20:11 GMT
Australian batsman Chris Rogers says runs on the board are going to be "crucial" in the second Ashes Test in Adelaide.
|VIDEO: The Analyst: 'Lazy' shots let England in
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 11:04:42 GMT
BBC Sport's cricket analyst Simon Hughes looks in detail at how "lazy" shots from Australia's batsmen gave England a way back into the second Ashes Test
|VIDEO: Advent calendar: The boy from Brazil
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 08:05:39 GMT
On the day the draw is made for the 2014 World Cup, BBC Sport's 2013 advent calendar celebrates the talents of Brazil's Neymar
|VIDEO: O'Sullivan's 'phenomenal' 135 break
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 16:26:49 GMT
Ronnie O'Sullivan hits a "phenomenal" 135 break against Stuart Bingham in their UK Championship quarter-final.
|VIDEO: Walcott: Of course Arsenal can win title
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 17:24:32 GMT
Theo Walcott tells Football Focus that Arsenal's young players have "stepped up" and can win the Premier League title this season.
|VIDEO: Man Utd still in title race - Mourinho
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 19:40:57 GMT
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho believes Manchester United are still contenders for the Premier League title, despite the Red Devils falling 12 points behind leaders Arsenal.
|VIDEO: Arsenal or Man City for title - Savage
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 20:09:24 GMT
BBC Sport's Robbie Savage tackles the week's football talking points in Savage Says.
|VIDEO: Flintoff stars in 2005 Ashes series
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 06:44:07 GMT
In 2005, cricketer Andrew Flintoff played a man of the series role in the home Ashes series and was awarded Sports Personality of the Year.
|VIDEO: Behind the scenes with a rugby medic
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 17:20:30 GMT
BBC Spotlight looks at a day in the life of a rugby union physio as they deal with players' aches and pains - and worse.
|VIDEO: Moyes laments ‘very disappointing' defeat
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 22:19:55 GMT
David Moyes says Manchester United's 1-0 defeat at Old Trafford to his former club Everton is "very disappointing".
|VIDEO: Suarez equal to world's best - Rodgers
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 22:43:13 GMT
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says Luis Suarez is as good as the world's best after scoring four in goals in a 5-1 win over Norwich.
|'A group that should excite England'
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 20:49:36 GMT
Match of the Day pundits react to the tough draw facing England at the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil
|Sports Personality profile: Chris Froome
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 06:33:55 GMT
Ahead of this year's Sports Personality of the Year show, we profile Chris Froome, who won the 2013 Tour de France
|The sporting legacy of Nelson Mandela
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 17:15:57 GMT
Even before he was released from prison, Nelson Mandela identified sport as a way of achieving peace, writes David Bond
|Ashes slipping away for struggling England
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 09:33:23 GMT
Alastair Cook's team are miles behind Australia in terms of performance, energy and aggression, writes Jonathan Agnew
|Masterful Clarke winning captains' contest
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 11:14:34 GMT
If the Ashes is a tale of two skippers, Michael Clarke is playing the leading role, says chief sports writer Tom Fordyce.
|How Mandela helped to transform a nation
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 12:25:07 GMT
Nelson Mandela saw sport as an instrument of unity and used it to help rebuild South Africa, writes BBC Sport's James Peacock
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 18:47:46 GMT
BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Simple Minds frontman Jim Kerr
|Must-not-miss sport on the BBC
Mon, 02 Dec 2013 00:20:13 GMT
Your guide to the latest sporting events on the BBC, including the Ashes, UK Championship snooker and Heineken Cup rugby
|Five reasons not to miss the World Cup
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 21:50:54 GMT
BBC Sport picks five must-see moments at next summer's World Cup finals in Brazil
|Sports Personality 2013: The contenders
Tue, 26 Nov 2013 19:27:07 GMT
Who will the public choose as the 60th BBC Sports Personality of the Year?
|BBC Sport App adds radio streaming
Fri, 15 Nov 2013 08:32:58 GMT
BBC Sport adds live streaming of BBC Radio 5 live and sports extra to its native app.
|Ohuruogu named Sportswoman of Year
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 22:52:41 GMT
Athlete Christine Ohuruogu is named Sportswoman of the Year after winning gold at the World Championships.
|Bellew steps up to cruiserweight
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 10:12:48 GMT
Tony Bellew plans to move up from light-heavyweight to cruiserweight after his world title loss to Adonis Stevenson.
|Lewis replaces Cook as Durham boss
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 17:16:45 GMT
Durham appoint Jon Lewis as permanent first-team coach as director of cricket of Geoff Cook takes on a new youth remit.
|Cyclist Di Luca banned for life
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 18:12:45 GMT
Cyclist Danilo Di Luca is banned from cycling for life after being found guilty of a third doping offence.
|Storey makes winning comeback
Sun, 01 Dec 2013 19:17:48 GMT
Paralympic champion Dame Sarah Storey returns to competition with a win in the Paracycling International Cup in Newport.
|Spain face Dutch in repeat of final
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 19:03:38 GMT
Spain will open their defence of the World Cup against 2010 finalists Netherlands at next year's tournament in Brazil.
|New Jersey, Mexico and Korea dropped
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 15:22:38 GMT
Races in New Jersey, Mexico and Korea will not feature in the 2014 Formula 1 season despite being listed as provisional.
|Donaldson tops Sun City leaderboard
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 18:30:57 GMT
Welshman Jamie Donaldson has a lead of three shots at the halfway stage of the Nedbank Golf Challenge at Sun City.
|Captain Conan seeks Sandown prize
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 18:29:42 GMT
Trainer Nicky Henderson hopes Captain Conan can give him a Tingle Creek Chase win at Sandown in the absence of Sprinter Sacre.
|Dubai wife death superbiker arrested
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 12:29:55 GMT
A former superbike rider who was stranded in Dubai for 10 months is arrested on arrival in the UK over the death of his wife.
|Maher sued for £700,000 by backers
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 00:52:34 GMT
British Olympic showjumper Ben Maher faces a legal action which claims he made secret profits from horse deals.
|Bradford reveal financial concerns
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 11:01:29 GMT
Bradford Bulls reveal the club may have to make redundancies because of debts left by the previous owners.
|Castres 15-9 Ospreys
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 22:01:29 GMT
French champions Castres hang on to beat Ospreys in a try-less but compelling match in Pool One.
|UK Championship schedule and scores
Thu, 28 Nov 2013 08:00:01 GMT
Latest scores, results and schedule from the UK Championship at the Barbican Centre in York
|Jamieson returns after heart scare
Tue, 03 Dec 2013 17:39:43 GMT
Michael Jamieson says his recent heart scare shows he’s pushing himself to the limit for the Commonwealth Games.
|Murray 'can challenge in Australia'
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 21:42:39 GMT
Andy Murray can be competitive at the Australian Open if he has fully recovered from back surgery, according to John McEnroe.
|Cautious Vonn returns to competition
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 22:55:09 GMT
US Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn safely negotiates her first race in 10 months after recovering from injury.
|England toil as Australia dominate
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 07:46:51 GMT
England's hopes of retaining the Ashes take a battering as Australia seize control of the second Test in Adelaide.
|Commons inspires rampant Celtic
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 23:26:56 GMT
Kris Commons says he rose from his sickbed to help Celtic to a "ruthless" 5-0 hammering of third-top Motherwell.
|Regions 'consider WRU legal action'
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 08:24:03 GMT
Wales' four regions are reported to be ready to take legal action against the WRU over the right to play in cross-border competitions.
|Ulster v Benetton Treviso (Sat)
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 12:34:57 GMT
Johann Muller, Jared Payne, Ruan Pienaar and Sean Doyle return to Ulster's team for the Heineken Cup game against Treviso.
The Scottish team for the British & Irish Junior Home International on Sunday, September 19th at Glendalough, Ireland has been announced. Scotland will take on teams from England, Northern Ireland, Wales and Ireland over an up and down course on forest and grass paths well suited to cross-country runners.
The full Scotland team is:
Sam Burgess (Deeside)
Craig Campbell (Inverness)
Chris Galloway (Lothian)
Adam Harris (Fife
Emma Dunnett (Edinburgh)
Oonagh Dunnett (Edinburgh)
Louise Mercer (Teviotdale)
Halina Rees (Fife)
Adam Gatens (Westerlands)
Peter Harrison (Border)
Garry Rankin (Kilbarchan)
Jamie Stevenson (Falkirk)
Scout Adkin (Moorfoot)
Jennifer Cruickshanks (Fife)
Louise Hill-Stirling (Ayr)
Kirstie Rogan (Forres)
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