Tags: England

Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, Leicester City Owner, Is Dead After Chopper Crash

LEICESTER, England — Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, owner of the English Premier League soccer club Leicester City, was killed Saturday night when his helicopter crashed in a ball of flames outside the stadium, the team confirmed on Sunday. The helicopter crashed about 8:30 p.m. outside King Power Stadium following Leicester City’s game against West Ham United. One…

English Soccer Team Owner’s Helicopter Crashes After Game

MANCHESTER, England — A helicopter belonging to the owner of Leicester City, the English Premier League soccer club, crashed outside the club’s stadium on Saturday evening. Initial news media reports suggested that Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, the Thai billionaire who bought the team in 2010 and bankrolled its fairy-tale Premier League title win in 2016, was on…

Signs of Possible Match-Fixing in Wimbledon Men’s Doubles

Hours before the French Open draw in May, 84th-ranked Nicolás Kicker became the highest-ranked player (at time of conviction) to be found guilty of a match-fixing offense by the Tennis Integrity Unit, and he was removed from the tournament. A month later, Kicker’s penalty was announced as a $25,000 fine and six-year ban, with three…