The year in sporting achievement always throws up some incredible tales - but quite often it's the stories behind the headlines that catch our imaginations.
In 2013, that's meant everything from musing on success, failure, violence, enlightenment, bad hair and good underwear.
Here's our pick of the year.
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Caroline Wozniacki and Cristiano Ronaldo both got their kit off to plug new underwear ranges in 2013 - but they are far from the first sports stars to do so. Purely in the interests of research, we took a look at the top 10 stars whoRead More »from Fallen icons, unbreakable records and bad hair days: Top 20 sporting lists of the year