Stephane Peterhansel, nicknamed 'Mr Dakar,' won the Dakar Rally for the 14th time, 30 years after his initial success in the most gruelling event on motorsport's calendar.
In Brussels, EU Council President Charles Michel and Commission leader Ursula von der Leyen are due to sketch out the first steps as a bloc of 27, rather than 28. UK PM Boris Johnson will meet his Cabinet in the pro-Brexit town of Sunderland.
Sunderland, who were downgraded to the Championship after finishing last, made £93.4 million in the payments that include broadcast and commercial income plus prize money.
The BBC's prestigious goal of the month award for December has captured the imagination of fans all over England. It went to a young boy who's suffering from cancer.
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