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Thousands of fans celebrate Leicester City's title win - video

Guardian Sport - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 10:41

Gathering at the King Power Stadium and through the streets of Leicester, fans of the Foxes celebrate their first ever Premier League title. Leicester City’s achievement has been described as one of the greatest sporting triumphs of all time after they started the season as 5000/1 outsiders

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Celtic reflect on another title triumph

BBC Sport - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 10:26
Celtic should be congratulated, but there is a sense of an opportunity lost in all of this, writes Tom English.

Manchester City v Arsenal: Premier League – live! | Jacob Steinberg

Guardian Sport - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 10:03

3.03pm BST

The early team news is that Mesut Ozil is not in the Arsenal side. I’ll have the full line-ups in a minute.

12.51pm BST

Hello. These two, eh? Two of the most talented squads in the league and, quite remarkably, neither of them are sure of qualifying for next season’s Champions League yet. Manchester City started the season like a runaway train, winning their first five matches, but they’ve been more like a broken down Central Line train at rush hour on a hot summer’s day.

After politely ushering themselves out of the Champions League in midweek, the Pep Guardiola era cannot soon enough. Big changes need to be made in the summer, in defence, midfield and attack and, above all, in City’s attitude. But the outcome of today’s match could go a long way towards deciding whether Guardiola takes over a Champions League side or a Europa League one.

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Barcelona, Real Madrid, Atlético Madrid: La Liga clockwatch – live! | Daniel Harris

Guardian Sport - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 10:00

2.06pm BST

La Liga is a frightfully uncompetitive league, what with its three teams contesting the title in the penultimate weekend of the season - unlike, say the Premier League, what with its champions strolling to the title with two games to spare.

It’s the way he tells em - but what an afternoon this promises to be! Barcelona are not only the world’s best team but possessed of perhaps the finest strikeforce ever assembled. And yet - amazingly! - they have struggled to replace the finest midfield ever assembled, such that a dodgy defence is now simply a dodgy defence, rather than a mirage born of hallucinogenic possession. They are fallible.

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Man arrested over hit-and-run death of MMA fighter Jordan Parsons

Guardian Sport - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 09:52
  • Twenty-eight year-old Dennis Wright arrested in Florida
  • Parsons’ trainer says fighter was ‘a guy of great character’

A man has been arrested in Florida over the death of professional mixed martial artist Jordan Parsons, who died last week after a hit-and-run incident.

Delray Beach Police say 28-year-old Dennis Wright was arrested after an anonymous tip from a member of the public, and faces multiple charges. Parsons was struck by a grey SUV while crossing the road near his apartment on 1 May and died three days later from his injuries. A witness said the vehicle was travelling “between 100 and 120mph” when Parsons was struck, and did not stop after the accident.

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Man arrested over hit-and-run death of MMA fighter Jordan Parsons

Guardian Sport - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 09:52
  • Twenty-eight year-old Dennis Wright arrested in Florida
  • Parsons’ trainer says fighter was ‘a guy of great character’

A man has been arrested in Florida over the death of professional mixed martial artist Jordan Parsons, who died last week after a hit-and-run incident.

Delray Beach Police say 28-year-old Dennis Wright was arrested after an anonymous tip from a member of the public, and faces multiple charges. Parsons was struck by a grey SUV while crossing the road near his apartment on 1 May and died three days later from his injuries. A witness said the vehicle was travelling “between 100 and 120mph” when Parsons was struck, and did not stop after the accident.

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Peterborough United 5-1 Blackpool

BBC Sport - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 09:49
Blackpool are thrashed by Peterborough and are relegated to League Two, five years after being in the Premier League.

Blackpool’s plummet to League Two confirmed by thrashing at Peterborough

Guardian Sport - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 09:48

Blackpool’s third relegation in six seasons was confirmed after they were thrashed 5-1 by Peterborough. They now sink to League Two, five years after they almost stayed in the Premier League and completing a cycle of apathy and mismanagement that has now lead them to the bottom tier of the Football League.

Related: Middlesbrough promoted to the Premier League: five things they must do now

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Cipriani makes England training squad

BBC Sport - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 09:46
England head coach Eddie Jones selects Danny Cipriani and eight uncapped players for a three-day training camp.

Celtic seal Scottish Premiership title with 3-2 win over Aberdeen

Guardian Sport - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 09:41

Celtic survived an Aberdeen fightback to win 3-2 at Parkhead and clinch their fifth successive Premiership title.

There was little doubt that Celtic would secure the championship given the nine-point and 35-goal advantage over Aberdeen heading into the first of their final three games.

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Float parade to cause relocations for CSEC, CAPE students

Stabroek - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 09:32
The Ministry of Education today said that the May 26 float parade will require the relocation of students from seven city schools who are sitting the CSEC and CAPE examinations that day.

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Celtic 3-2 Aberdeen

BBC Sport - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 09:21
Patrick Roberts scores twice as Celtic clinch a fifth straight Scottish top-flight title by beating Aberdeen.

Leicester fans celebrate after team lift Premier League trophy

Guardian Sport - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 09:05

Tristan Potter from SWNS.com captured jubilant Leicester fans’ celebrations on the streets after their side were presented with the trophy following their win against Everton

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Eddie Jones names eight uncapped players in for England training squad

Guardian Sport - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 09:04
• Teimana Harrison, Mike Haley, Alex Lewington, Charlie Ewels called up
• No players contesting Premiership play-offs in squad

The England head coach Eddie Jones has named eight uncapped players among a 26-man squad for a three-day training camp in Brighton.

The group includes Northampton’s New Zealand-born back-row forward Teimana Harrison, the Sale Sharks back Mike Haley, London Irish’s wing Alex Lewington and the Bath lock Charlie Ewels.

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GB pair qualify for Italian Open

BBC Sport - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 09:01
Britain's Heather Watson and Aljaz Bedene are through to the main draw of the Italian Open after wins in the second qualifying round.

Francesco Totti makes 600th Serie A appearance as Roma beat Chievo 3-0

Guardian Sport - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 08:41

Francesco Totti came off the bench to make his 600th league appearance for Roma as they beat in-form Chievo 3-0 at home on Sunday to climb to second place in Serie A.

Related: Why Francesco Totti remains Italian football’s Roy of the Rovers | Paolo Bandini

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Coventry unsure over Irish 'review'

BBC Sport - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 08:25
London Irish head coach Tom Coventry is unsure what the future holds for his position at the relegated club.

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