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The week in tweets
Sports Mole looks back over the last seven days in the world of sport through Twitter posts.
Samuel Eto'o uses hot water bottles to stay warm at Stoke City
Chelsea forward Samuel Eto'o battles the cold at Stoke City's Britannia Stadium by placing two hot water bottles on top of his feet.
David Beckham pays tribute to "courageous" Nelson Mandela
David Beckham says that it was an "honour" to have met anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela, who passed away yesterday at the age of 95.
Dec 6, 13:57
Nottingham Forest accuse photographer of "unprofessional conduct"
Nottingham Forest accuse a matchday photographer of "unprofessional conduct" during their draw with Millwall in midweek.
Dec 6, 13:46
ESPN cancel Will Ferrell's SportsCenter appearance as Ron Burgundy
ESPN cancel actor Will Ferrell's appearance as Ron Burgundy on SportsCenter due to a press conference regarding sexual assault allegations against quarterback Jameis Winston.
Dec 6, 13:23
Nelson Mandela dies: Sports stars pay tribute
Sports stars pay tribute to former South Africa president Nelson Mandela following the news of his death.
Dec 6, 00:31
FIFA president Sepp Blatter pays tribute to Nelson Mandela
Sepp Blatter describes the late Nelson Mandela as a "dear friend" and an "extraordinary person".
Dec 6, 00:07
Two footballers charged in connection with alleged match-fixing
Two footballers from Conference South club Whitehawk FC Michael Boateng and Hakeem Adelakun charged in connection with alleged match-fixing.
Dec 5, 17:18
Porto fans block team bus after defeat
A group of angry Porto fans intercept the team bus following their first defeat in 53 league games.
Dec 5, 13:56
Pele rejects chance to take part in World Cup draw
Brazil legend Pele reveals that he has turned down the chance to take part in the World Cup draw due to fears of putting his nation in a difficult group.
Dec 5, 13:46
Mercedes F1 driver Lewis Hamilton to propose to Nicole Scherzinger?
Mercedes Formula 1 driver is reportedly planning to propose to Nicole Scherzinger in the New Year.
Dec 5, 13:32
Arsenal's Carl Jenkinson stopped by police before Hull clash
Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson is pulled over by police on his way to last night's game against Hull City.
Dec 5, 13:14
Lewis Hamilton's father 'accuses Paul di Resta of damaging his reputation'
Lewis Hamilton's father Anthony reportedly says in court that Force India driver Paul di Resta has damaged his "good reputation".
Dec 5, 12:53
Snooker legend Steve Davis hails "magical" jungle experience
Snooker legend Steve Davis says that his I'm A Celebrity.. Get Me Out Of Here experience was "magical".
Dec 5, 12:35
Olympic diver Tom Daley "overwhelmed" by his love for 'secret boyfriend'
Olympic diver Tom Daley opens up about his relationship after revealing this week that he has been dating a man since spring this year.
Dec 5, 12:24
Hull City supporters hold meeting with Premier League
Hull City supporters' group 'City Till We Die' says that the Premier League supports it in its endeavour to stop owner Assem Allam from changing the club's name.
Dec 5, 08:21
Brazil sports minister admits violence fears
Brazil's sports minister Aldo Rebelo admits that there are social problems in his country that need to be addressed.
Dec 5, 07:39
Cricket Australia apologise for inapproprate Monty Panesar tweet
Cricket Australia apologise for any offence caused by an inappropriate tweet that appeared on their timeline aimed at England spinner Monty Panesar.
Dec 5, 03:31
Video: Lionel Messi, Kobe Bryant star in 'selfie' advert
Global sports stars Lionel Messi and Kobe Bryant star in a 'selfie shootout' advert for Turkish Airlines.
Dec 4, 19:54
NFL fans cause minor earthquake in Seattle
NFL fans reportedly cause a minor earthquake during a touchdown between the Seattle Seahawks and New Orleans Saints.
Dec 4, 15:00