We take a look at the best images from the world of sport over the past 12 months, from the meaningful and emotional to the downright spectacular.
Sunderland midfielder Adam Johnson has been suspended by the club after being arrested on suspicion of sexual activity with a girl under 16. More »
Ben Lyttleton examines whether claims that Chelsea's League Cup win will inspire them to greater feats is backed up in reality. More »
Tributes have poured in following the death of former Tottenham and Scotland midfielder Dave Mackay, aged 80. More »
Sergio Busquets says he hopes the upcoming Clasico against Real Madrid proves to be a vital encounter for his Barcelona side. More »
Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew has told the Football Association not to be swayed by television pundits when it comes to making disciplinary decisions. More »