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Nicol David saves four successive match points as she beats Raneem el Weleily to win her eighth world title.
England one-day captain Eoin Morgan "misses 20 phone calls" from England selector James Whitaker offering him the role.
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says beating teams like Aston Villa is a necessity to win the Premier League.
David Moyes is denied a victory for his Real Sociedad side after Levante scored a last-gasp equaliser.
Bournemouth hit six goals past bottom-of-the-table Blackpool to move one point clear at the top of the Championship.
New Hartlepool manager Ronnie Moore announces he would like to sign convicted rapist Ched Evans.
Charlie Austin's hat-trick helps QPR climb out of the Premier League's bottom three as they came from 2-0 down to beat West Brom.
West Ham remain in the top four after beating struggling Leicester City who are without a win in 12 matches.
Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert says Gabriel Agbonlahor's red card was not justified as Ashley Young said to Brad Guzan that he made the foul.
Last year's winner Silviniaco Conti heads 10 possible runners for the King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day.
Tim Swiel was perfect with the boot as Harlequins overcame a resilient Newcastle Falcons to move up to seventh in the table.
Luis Suarez scores his first league goal for Barcelona who close to within a point of Real Madrid before Spain's winter break.
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says he is "very frustrated" that his side "gave away two points" in their 1-1 draw against Aston Villa.
Richard Wigglesworth scores a second-half hat-trick as Saracens inflict the heaviest loss of the season on London Welsh.
Aberdeen move into second place in the Scottish Premiership after a slim win over struggling Kilmarnock.
Linfield will take a four-point lead into Christmas in the Irish Premiership after this win over Portadown.
Manuel Pellegrini believes the next month is crucial as his Manchester City side move level with league leaders Chelsea.
Prize money for next year's Fifa Women's World Cup in Canada is set for a big increase with the winners earning nearly £1.3m.
Why did England's one-day selectors decide that Eoin Morgan is the man to lead the side at next year's World Cup?
Crystal Palace manager Neil Warnock says a disallowed goal from "miles onside" James McArthur would have changed the course of his side's 3-0 defeat by Manchester City.