It’s not every day that a northern hemisphere team, away from home, beats Australia. So, imagine the adulation when the Scotland Rugby boys managed it twice in two days! By Erin McRitchie
Celtic were only one game away from a truly unthinkable achievement. They’d already won the league and the League Cup, and without losing a single match. A win in their final match of the season, in the Scottish Cup Final against Aberdeen, would not only secure a treble, but a historic unbeaten season. By David Ronney
Operating on a shoe-string budget, up against richer and more established rivals, this is how M-Sport surprised everyone to produce a fairytale season. By Luke Barry.
On a landmark summer’s afternoon at Lords, England needed three wickets from their final three balls to clinch victory over South Africa. It seemed impossible, but not to Moeen Ali. It’s one of English cricket’s most iconic moments. By John Menzies.
Bradley, a young Sunderland fan, had a very uncommon and untreatable form of cancer called Neuroblastoma. Aged just 6 years old, Bradley eventually fought the illness bravely until it was too much, and he passed away peacefully, but what Jermain Defoe did for this young fan was more than anyone could have ever imagined. By Kris Gourlay
It has been an extraordinary year for 20-year-old tennis star Alexander Zverev. But his astonishing campaign, his appearance at the ATP World Tour Finals, or his ranking of fourth in the world, would not have been possible if not for a truly breathtaking performance at the Rome Masters. By Jade du Preez.
By winning his fourth Formula 1 World Championship, Lewis Hamilton became the most successful British driver in history and surpassed the achievements of his childhood hero Ayrton Senna. It was one of the great sporting achievements of the year, writes Luke Barry.
The Autumn internationals in rugby are often exciting matches to watch, offering coaches an opportunity to find the system and players that work best for them ahead of upcoming major tournaments such as the Six Nations. But this Autumn they were more than just that, as Scotland recorded a memorable win over Australia. By Ryan Nixon.