LONDON Tottenham Hotspur lost their cool and their Premier League title hopes as they let slip a two-goal lead at Chelsea to draw a stormy London derby 2-2 on Monday.
LONDON Leicester City's Premier League title dream became reality on Monday as their only remaining challengers Tottenham Hotspur drew 2-2 at Chelsea to complete one of the greatest ever sporting achievements.
LONDON Lionel Messi spoke for the great and the good of world soccer, not to mention millions of grassroots fans, when he acclaimed Leicester City’s extraordinary Premier League triumph by tweeting: “The reason why we all love football. Congratulations"
LONDON At the start of the English football season last August, bookmakers in Britain were offering odds of 5,000-1 against Leicester City winning the Premier League.
LONDON In years to come when people recall how Leicester's City intrepid Foxes turned sporting logic on its head to become champions of England it will be Jamie's Vardy's rags to riches tale that may sound the most implausible.
England's Mark Selby held his nerve in a ruthless display to beat China's Ding Junhui 18-14 on Monday and win the world snooker championship for the second time.
LONDON Harking back to a previous era and ripping up a text book full of received wisdom, Leicester City's remarkable title triumph has been founded on a footballing philosophy that many had consigned to the dustbin.
Gibraltar won a major battle in its fight for FIFA membership when football's governing body was ordered by sport's highest tribunal on Monday to reconsider the British territory's application that was rejected 20 months ago.