Sporting headlines from the last week:
- Keegan wins £2m damages: Former Newcastle manager Kevin Keegan is awarded £2m damages plus interest after winning his case against the club for constructive dismissal.
- Record-breaking yachtswoman Dame Ellen retires to focus on environmental campaigning: Dame Ellen MacArthur announces her retirement from competitive sailing to focus on environmental campaigning.
- Saudi completes Pompey takeover: Saudi business tycoon Ali Al Faraj completes his takeover of Portsmouth, acquiring a 90% stake in the Premier League club.
- Grant seals return to Portsmouth: Former Chelsea boss Avram Grant returns to Portsmouth as their new director of football.
- Ashes dates for 2010-11 announced: The schedule for England’s defence of the Ashes is revealed, with the New Year Test in Sydney delayed by a day.
- Ferguson apologises to ref Wiley: Sir Alex Ferguson apologises to referee Alan Wiley for any embarrassment caused by comments the Manchester United boss made about him.
- Bees stop play at Azteca Stadium but Mexico still qualify for 2010 World Cup in South Africa: A swarm of bees hold up the World Cup qualifier between Mexico and El Salvador.
- Win seals Argentina qualification: Argentina seal their place at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa after securing a narrow 1-0 win in Uruguay.
- Chelsea will contest transfer ban: Chelsea are to appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport against the transfer ban imposed upon them by Fifa.