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From The42 How Leicester went from 5000/1 outsiders to Premier League winners Underdogs

How Leicester went from 5000/1 outsiders to Premier League winners

Within 25 minutes of the new season getting underway, it became apparent something special was brewing.

From The42 5 key players in Leicester's title success Stars

5 key players in Leicester's title success

AFP Sport highlights the individuals who have played major roles in securing the east Midlands club’s first ever top-flight title.

From The42 'I feel like I'm in heaven' - Thousands of Leicester fans take to the streets to celebrate Champions

'I feel like I'm in heaven' - Thousands of Leicester fans take to the streets to celebrate

There is euphoria in the streets of Leicester as the Foxes were crowned Premier League champions.

From The42 'The greatest achievement in the history of our game': what they said after Leicester's title win Success Story

'The greatest achievement in the history of our game': what they said after Leicester's title win

Gary Lineker, David Cameron and Rory McIlroy were among those to pay tribute.

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From The42 Jamie Vardy literally had a party tonight Celebration

Jamie Vardy literally had a party tonight

Claudio Ranieri’s side were crowned England’s champions for the first time in their 132-year history this evening.

From The42 Great day for Leicester complete as Selby wins World Championship final Closing In

Great day for Leicester complete as Selby wins World Championship final

It was the second time in three years that the Englishman had won snooker’s most important prize.

From The42 Leicester crowned Premier League champions after Spurs let two-goal lead slip History

Leicester crowned Premier League champions after Spurs let two-goal lead slip

Leicester’s players reportedly gathered at the home of striker Jamie Vardy to watch the match.

'Playing devil's advocate' - the lawyers who defend people accused of indefensible crimes

Lawyers for Paris attacks accused Salah Abdeslam have found themselves demonised for defending their client.

Malawi albinos face "extinction" if they continue to be murdered for their body parts

There’s a crisis in the country, a UN expert has warned.

From The42 Joy for Ireland's Stephen Ward as Burnley seal Premier League return Promised Land

Joy for Ireland's Stephen Ward as Burnley seal Premier League return

The defender has ended his domestic season on a high, as he prepares to travel to France ahead of this summer’s Euros.

Greenpeace leaks secret TTIP files, attacks "transfer of power from people to big business"

Irish MEP Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan said today that the leaked documents showed “exactly why the negotiations need to be out in the open”.

From The42 Klopp defends Sturridge as Liverpool boss left frustrated by Swansea performance LFC

Klopp defends Sturridge as Liverpool boss left frustrated by Swansea performance

The England striker headed straight down the tunnel, and didn’t join his team-mates in applauding the away fans.

From The42 Giovani produces another moment of brilliance but 10-man Galaxy held after Ashley Cole red MLS
From The42 Ding falls behind in gruelling World Championship final As It Stands

Ding falls behind in gruelling World Championship final

The 29-year-old is bidding to become the first Asian to win the world title.

Sunday 1 May, 2016

From The42 'Sex masochism' as Van Gaal blasts hairline Huth How Bizarre This post contains videos

'Sex masochism' as Van Gaal blasts hairline Huth

“It was a very difficult match for the referee — when you see what Huth is doing with Fellaini.”

From The42 'I believe my rivals are clean, our sport is clean' Claim

'I believe my rivals are clean, our sport is clean'

The Spaniard has requested that the International Tennis Federation release the results of his anti-doping tests.

From The42 Minding leads home a Aidan O'Brien clean sweep in 1000 Guineas Winner Alright

Minding leads home a Aidan O'Brien clean sweep in 1000 Guineas

Ballydoyle and Alice Springs come second and third at Newmarket.

From The42 Leicester forced to wait for Premier League title as United's top-four hopes dealt a blow Report

Leicester forced to wait for Premier League title as United's top-four hopes dealt a blow

Danny Drinkwater was sent off for a booking in the dying stages, but the 10-man Foxes held on for a point.

33 people including 5 children die after eating poisoned sweets

The poisoning is thought to have been an accident.

From The42 Liverpool suffer European hangover as Ayew double secures win for slick Swansea ANdre The Giant

Liverpool suffer European hangover as Ayew double secures win for slick Swansea

The Welsh side confirmed their Premier League status for next term with a 3-1 victory.

Chaos reigns in Iraq as rioters break into Baghdad's Green Zone Fortress This post contains videos

Chaos reigns in Iraq as rioters break into Baghdad's Green Zone

More than 55 people have also died in a number of bomb blasts.

From The42 I'll be at Man Utd next season, says Van Gaal LVG

I'll be at Man Utd next season, says Van Gaal

‘Every week for six months I have been ‘sacked’, and yet I am still here.’

After switching to a two-day work week, Venezuela moves clocks forward to save power

The country’s economy has been crippled by falling oil prices.

An Indian teen shot himself in the head while trying to take a selfie with a gun Shoots Self This post contains videos

An Indian teen shot himself in the head while trying to take a selfie with a gun

It’s just one of a number dangerous incidents involving selfies in the country.

Obama drops the mic and roasts Trump at his final White House Correspondents’ Dinner Obama Out This post contains videos

Obama drops the mic and roasts Trump at his final White House Correspondents’ Dinner

The annual gag-fest for politicians and journalists was held last night.

From The42 It's red Leicester thanks to China's number one fan WATCHING FROM AFAR

It's red Leicester thanks to China's number one fan

Zhang Tianbo has never seen a Premier League match live or even set foot outside China.

From The42 Ding to face Selby in World Championship final Wrap

Ding to face Selby in World Championship final

The only two winners from beyond Britain and Ireland are Cliff Thorburn and Neil Robertson.

Saturday 30 April, 2016

From The42 This bullet header from Gareth Bale enhanced Real Madrid's title challenge today Difference Maker

This bullet header from Gareth Bale enhanced Real Madrid's title challenge today

Barcelona retained their position at the top of La Liga following tonight’s action.

From The42 Bookmakers set for 'unprecedented' pay out if Leicester win the Premier League Underdogs

Bookmakers set for 'unprecedented' pay out if Leicester win the Premier League

The Foxes need just three points from their remaining three league games this season to be crowned champions.

From The42 Wenger 'sorry' for Arsenal failings as Norwich edge closer to the drop Trouble

Wenger 'sorry' for Arsenal failings as Norwich edge closer to the drop

Substitute Danny Welbeck hit a 59th-minute winner with a powerful strike to give the Gunners all three points.

From The42 Wenger protesters clash during Arsenal game Mixed Feelings

Wenger protesters clash during Arsenal game

In a pre-planned protest, hundreds of fans held up A4 posters bearing the words “TIME FOR CHANGE”.

From The42 Bayern made to wait for historic fourth Bundesliga title in row Frustration

Bayern made to wait for historic fourth Bundesliga title in row

The champagne had to be put back on ice after Thomas Mueller’s first-half header for Bayern was cancelled out

From The42 Rosberg capitalises as Hamilton is hampered by more engine failure Update

Rosberg capitalises as Hamilton is hampered by more engine failure

The defending champion will start in 10th place on the grid for tomorrow’s Russian Grand Prix.

From The42 'Time to go Roberto' - Baines stops rot for Everton at emotional Goodison Review

'Time to go Roberto' - Baines stops rot for Everton at emotional Goodison

Before Saturday’s kick-off at Goodison, there was a sustained round of applause when representatives of the Hillsborough families took to the pitch.

The world's biggest ivory bonfire is happening right now Ashes To Ashes This post contains videos

The world's biggest ivory bonfire is happening right now

An estimated $100m worth of illegal ivory is being torched.

From The42 Rafa Benitez's Newcastle earn big win to boost survival bid Relegation Battle

Rafa Benitez's Newcastle earn big win to boost survival bid

Meanwhile, Sunderland needed a last-minute Jermaine Defoe penalty to earn a 1-1 draw at Stoke.

From The42 5-in-a-row: Celtic all but seal league title and departing boss Ronny Deila enjoyed it a lot Champions Elect

5-in-a-row: Celtic all but seal league title and departing boss Ronny Deila enjoyed it a lot

Victory at Hearts puts the Bohys 12 points clear with four games remaining.

Kenyan rescuers try to reach woman and child trapped in collapsed building

The six-storey building was home to more than 150 families and had been condemned.

South Koreans eat nearly 2.5 million dogs a year, but the industry is dying

Close to 200 dogs were freed from a farm this week.

Protesters attempt to storm hotel during Trump speech

“That was not the easiest entrance I’ve ever made,” he told the party members at the convention. “It felt like I was crossing the border.”

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