Sport

Leicester City confirms owner Vichai died in helicopter crash

English football club says owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was among five people killed in crash next to its stadium.

United Kingdom

Leicester City owner 'on board when helicopter crashed'

A source close to Vichai's family has said he was on board, but Leicester City and his company are yet to confirm.

United Kingdom

Leicester City owner's helicopter crashes after game

Thai businessman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha bought Leicester City football club in 2010.

Qatar 2022

With four years to go, a look at 2022 stadium progress

A look at the progress of the tournament venues as Qatar prepares to host Middle East's first football World Cup.

Qatar 2022 World Cup stadiums: All you need to know

Europe

Mbappe's emotional visit to Bondy

The French football star went back to his hometown for the first time since helping France win the World Cup in Russia.

Belgium

Belgian football shaken by mass police raids over fraud

Police carry out 44 searches at top clubs as part of a year-long investigation into financial fraud and match-fixing.

Belgian football shaken by mass police raids over fraud

India

Alakhpura, the Indian village that raised a girls' football team

Alakhpura FC is funded by villagers who over time have come to support the players now achieving national success.

Alakhpura, the Indian village that raised a girls' football team

Football

Ronaldo left off Portugal squad amid rape allegations

Portugal captain won't be in action against Poland, Scotland and will miss November fixtures, national coach announces.

Football

Ronaldo: 'Rape is an abominable crime'

Star football player categorically rejects accusations of sexual assault, says 'rape is an abominable crime'.

Cristiano Ronaldo denies rape accusations on social media

Italy

Refugee football teams battle far-right racism in Italy

There are 250 refugee-led teams in Italy, with many West African players reaching success but limited by bureaucracy.

Refugee football teams battle far-right racism in Italy

Football

Football star Ronaldo sued over alleged rape

Portuguese forward dismisses claims of sexual assault at Las Vegas hotel as 'fake news', as police reopen 2009 case.

Cristiano Ronaldo sued over alleged rape of Kathryn Mayorga