Ballack tipping Chelsea for UCL glory
Former Chelsea midfielder Michael Ballack can see no reason why the Blues cannot win the Champions League this season.
Live Commentary: Basel 0-1 Real Madrid - as it happened
Relive how Cristiano Ronaldo's 71st Champions League goal earned Real Madrid a slender win over a plucky Basil side, courtesy of Sports Mole's live text coverage.
Result: Moscow secure comeback triumphPreview: Birmingham vs. ForestPreview: Norwich vs. ReadingLive Commentary: Wolfsburg vs. EvertonPreview: Rennes vs. MonacoPreview: Charlton vs. IpswichTeam News: Kone on Everton benchPreview: Middlesbrough vs. BlackburnPreview: PSG vs. Nice
Preview: Leeds vs. DerbyWhelan charged by the FABrandao sentenced to one month in jailWilshere 'to stay strong' after ankle opStoke hit by sickness bugTaylor to return in "three or four weeks"Wilshere ruled out for three monthsMackail-Smith makes Peterborough loan returnIpswich complete double transfer swoop
Team News: Twelvetrees to start against Australia
Billy Twelvetrees starts at centre for England against Australia at Twickenham on Saturday, while Owen Farrell drops to the bench.
Robshaw fears impact of Australia loss
Chris Robshaw admits that a loss to Australia would have a big impact on morale in the England squad ahead of next year's World Cup.
Team News: Burgess in line for Bath debutTeam News: Horne, McMahon earn Australia recallsWales prop Smith facing four months outFord to start against AustraliaLancaster wants clinical EnglandMcCall: 'First half cost us'
Murray retains Mauresmo in shuffled coaching team
Andy Murray retains Amelie Maureso as his coach for next season, but drops Dani Valverdu and fitness coach Jez Green from his team following five years of service.
Luthi: Federer "just amazing"
Severin Luthi says that Roger Federer is "just amazing" having lifted the Davis Cup to secure a clean sweep of major honours.
Federer: 'Davis Cup success about the team'Result: Federer seals Switzerland Davis Cup winGasquet replaces Tsonga in Davis Cup finalResult: Doubles win puts Switzerland aheadAgassi tips Nishikori for Grand Slam success
Phil Hughes dies aged 25
Australian batsman Phil Hughes has died after suffering a serious head injury earlier this week.
A tribute to Phil Hughes
Sports Mole pays tribute to Phil Hughes following the death of the Australian batsman at the age of 25.
Lawrence: 'Abbott may never play cricket again'Pietersen: "A dark day for cricket"England, Sri Lanka to hold minute's silenceGillespie 'feels for' Sean AbbottHussain calls for helmet changes
Off The Pitch
Gerrard 'threw first punch in street brawl'
A businessman accused of trying to blackmail Steven Gerrard claims that the Liverpool captain 'threw the first punch' in street brawl.
Flintoff addresses 'I'm A Celeb' rumours
Cricketer Andrew Flintoff comments on rumours that he is due to enter the I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here jungle and claims that it would be "convenient".
Pele in 'special care' unit in hospitalBrandao sentenced to one month in jailHamilton: 'Maintaining relationship is tough'Gervinho 'tried to sneak woman on flight'Phelps, girlfriend 'split after Tinder romance'Video: Foden launches 'DIY Christmas' campaignSako to wear crystal boots to mark milestone
Hamilton: 'Button valuable for any team'
Lewis Hamilton believes that McLaren's Jenson Button is still a "valuable asset" amid reports that he may walk away from Formula 1.
Vergne loses Toro Rosso seat for 2015
Jean-Eric Vergne announces that he will not be driving for Toro Rosso in the 2015 season, with Carlos Sainz Jr expected to be named Max Verstappen's partner.
Arrivabene named Ferrari team principalHamilton: 'World title win is ultimate dream'Button: "I'm not done yet"Rosberg: 'Hamilton deserved title success'Hamilton: 'Rosberg will come back stronger'
Poulter would "love" to captain Europe
Ian Poulter says that he would "love" to captain Europe in the Ryder Cup "one day".
Scott still hurt by Aus Open loss
Adam Scott admits that he still feels affected by last season's failure to clinch the Australian Open title ahead of Rory McIlroy.
McIlroy: "It took a while to get going"Spieth leads early Australian Open standingsMcIlroy sets sights firmly on MastersStenson eyes first MajorResult: Stenson defends Dubai title
Miller leaves Hull to join Wakefield
Jacob Miller has the final year of his contract at Hull FC terminated to join Wakefield on a one-year deal.
Flower fined 50% of wages
Wigan Warriors announce that Ben Flower has been fined 50% of his wages for six months after punching St Helens' Lance Hohaia during October's Grand Final.
Ellis enjoying "tough" pre-seasonLong joins St Helens coaching staffResult: Kiwis triumph to become championsWigan confirm Mossop returnResult: Australia cruise into Four Nations final
Preview: Saunders vs. Eubank Jr
Sports Mole previews the British, Commonwealth and European middleweight title clash between Billy Joe Saunders and Chris Eubank Jr.
Bellew targets Huck bout
Tony Bellew is certain that he is ready to take on WBO cruiserweight champion Marco Huck in his next bout.
Preview: Chisora vs. Fury IIEubank Jr: 'Saunders is intimidated'DeGale: "I want to make history"Cleverly would consider decider against BellewBellew: 'There's respect between me and Cleverly'
Davis: 'I'm not considering retirement'
Six-time world champion Steve Davis insists that he is not contemplating retirement despite admitting that he had lost his competitive instinct.
Ding "looking forward" to White challenge
World number three Ding Junhui insists that he is "looking forward" to taking on Jimmy White at the UK Snooker Championship.
Robertson: 'There is more to come from me'O'Sullivan targets UK Championship successResult: O'Sullivan wins Champion of Champions titleCarter hails "unbelievable" returnResult: Bingham claims Shanghai Masters title