15-10-2018 Who did you pick as the best title-winning team in Premier League history?

Eight title-winning teams from four clubs - but which did you vote as the best in Premier League history?

15-10-2018 'It's OK to not be OK': what top athletes have said about mental health in sport – video

Professional athletes are said to be seeking mental health help in record numbers. More than ever before sportspeople have been speaking out on their struggles to cope with the pressure that comes with competing at an elite level. Here's what Serena Williams, Clarke Carlisle, Kevin Love, Kelly Holmes, Michael Phelps and many others have said about mental wellbeing over the years.In the UK, Samaritans can be contacted on 116 123 or email [email protected] In the US, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-8255. In Australia, the crisis support service Lifeline is 13 11 14. Other international suicide helplines can be found at www.befrienders.org. Continue reading...

15-10-2018 Sport on the BBC: Best of this week's TV & radio coverage

This week's sport on the BBC includes international football, the Super League Grand Final and the NFL International Series.

15-10-2018 A look back at the life of 'Mr Aston Villa', Sir Doug Ellis – video obituary

The former Aston Villa chairman Sir Doug Ellis has died aged 94. Ellis enjoyed two periods at the club, the first from 1968 to 1975 before returning in 1982. He left the club in 2006 after the club was bought by American billionaire Randy Lerner. A stand was named in his honour and he was made life president of the club Continue reading...

15-10-2018 Croatia v England - meet the fans who travelled 1,000 miles for behind-closed-doors game

BBC Sport joins a group of England fans on a road trip to Croatia as they try to see the Nations League game played behind closed doors.

15-10-2018 Stalemates, comebacks and high horses – Football Weekly

Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Paolo Bandini as they discuss Liverpool’s 0-0 draw with Manchester City, José Mourinho living to fight another day, Villa’s vacancy and Halesowen TownJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Paolo Bandini as they discuss another weekend of football action, starting with Liverpool’s 0-0 draw with Manchester City at Anfield, which of course we all predicted would happen last week. Continue reading...

15-10-2018 Olly Stone quick to make his case for World Cup service with England

The fast bowler announced himself in second ODI with Sri Lanka and Eoin Morgan says he is already in shake-up for World CupBefore what could generously be described as nice weather for ducks, a fast bowler who started out with Vauxhall Mallards of the East Anglian Premier League showed why he could fit the bill for England come next summer’s World Cup.Olly Stone is only six overs into his international career after Saturday’s rain-affected win over Sri Lanka in the Dambulla jungle, with his figures of one for 23 some two wickets fewer than the attack leader, his county colleague Chris Woakes. Continue reading...

15-10-2018 'I'm not even a professional footballer yet' - Bolt questions drugs test notice

Usain Bolt questions why he has received a notice for a drugs test from Australia's anti-doping authority, saying he is not yet a professional footballer.

15-10-2018 How a message on LinkedIn shaped a World Cup dream

From the fringes of the Chile squad to World Cup dreams with Palestine - how a message on a social network changed one player's life.

15-10-2018 BHA clashes with Tim Farron over equine welfare before Westminster debate

• Horse welfare to be debated in Westminster after e-petition • RSPCA praises BHA and is ‘happy to keep working with them’Racing’s ruling body has clashed with Tim Farron, the former Liberal Democrats leader, on the eve of a parliamentary debate about racehorse welfare. The debate, to take place in Westminster Hall on Monday afternoon, is the result of an e-petition which gathered more than 100,000 signatures, calling on the government to set up a new regulator for equine welfare, independent of the British Horseracing Authority.The creation of such a body is now Lib Dem policy, following the passing of a motion at the party’s conference last month – the aim being “to prevent abuse of racehorses and reduce avoidable deaths”. Farron, who is the party’s spokesman on rural affairs and farming, hopes to attend the debate. Continue reading...

15-10-2018 World sport: 10 photos we liked this week - 14-20 October

A selection of the most striking sports photographs from around the world this week.