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Aug 20, 2015

Leicester aim for top spot, Chelsea need a lift

LONDON (Reuters) – When Leicester City lost at home to Chelsea in late April it briefly stalled their dash for Premier League survival and left their opponents one victory away from claiming the title.

Chelsea went on to claim the crown and Leicester, with a stunning sequence of results, stayed up.

Aug 20, 2015

Soccer-Leicester aim for top spot, Chelsea need a lift

LONDON, Aug 20 (Reuters) – When Leicester City lost at home to Chelsea in late April it briefly stalled their dash for Premier League survival and left their opponents one victory away from claiming the title.

Chelsea went on to claim the crown and Leicester, with a stunning sequence of results, stayed up.

Aug 17, 2015

Top ranking still a distant dream for Andy Murray

LONDON (Reuters) – Andy Murray claimed his 11th Masters 1000 title when he ended an eight-match losing streak against Novak Djokovic in the Rogers Cup final on Sunday, but when it comes to the game’s top brass he is still the odd man out.

Of the so-called Big Four of Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal, twice grand slam champion Murray is the only member never to have topped the ATP rankings.

Aug 17, 2015

Tennis-Top ranking still a distant dream for Andy Murray

LONDON, Aug 17 (Reuters) – Andy Murray claimed his 11th Masters 1000 title when he ended an eight-match losing streak against Novak Djokovic in the Rogers Cup final on Sunday, but when it comes to the game’s top brass he is still the odd man out.

Of the so-called Big Four of Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal, twice grand slam champion Murray is the only member never to have topped the ATP rankings.

Aug 16, 2015

Fake or not, Chelsea’s reality is not pretty

LONDON (Reuters) – Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho described his team’s 3-0 Premier League defeat at Manchester City on Sunday as a “fake” result.

But the reality, however much it hurts, is that Chelsea could hardly have made a more unconvincing start to the defence of their crown, on or off the pitch.

Aug 16, 2015

Soccer-Fake or not, Chelsea’s reality is not pretty

LONDON, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho described his team’s 3-0 Premier League defeat at Manchester City on Sunday as a “fake” result.

But the reality, however much it hurts, is that Chelsea could hardly have made a more unconvincing start to the defence of their crown, on or off the pitch.

Aug 16, 2015

Soccer-Fake or not, Chelsea’s reality is not pretty

LONDON, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho described his team’s 3-0 Premier League defeat at Manchester City on Sunday as a “fake” result.

But the reality, however much it hurts, is that Chelsea could hardly have made a more unconvincing start to the defence of their crown, on or off the pitch.

Aug 16, 2015

Misfiring Chelsea crushed by City, Arsenal win

LONDON (Reuters) – The Premier League season is only a week old but the problems are already piling up for misfiring champions Chelsea after a 3-0 thrashing at Manchester City on Sunday.

Goals by Sergio Aguero, Vincent Kompany and Fernandinho were the least City deserved for a dominant display against a side who took 70 minutes to register a shot on target.

Aug 16, 2015

Soccer-Misfiring Chelsea crushed by City, Arsenal win

LONDON, Aug 16 (Reuters) – The Premier League season is only a week old but the problems are already piling up for misfiring champions Chelsea after a 3-0 thrashing at Manchester City on Sunday.

Goals by Sergio Aguero, Vincent Kompany and Fernandinho were the least City deserved for a dominant display against a side who took 70 minutes to register a shot on target.

Aug 16, 2015

Soccer-Man City thrash misfiring Chelsea, Arsenal win

LONDON, Aug 16 (Reuters) – The Premier League season is only a week old and the problems are already piling up for misfiring champions Chelsea after a 3-0 thrashing at Manchester City on Sunday.

Goals by Sergio Aguero, Vincent Kompany and Fernandinho were the least City deserved for a dominant display against a side who took 70 minutes to register a shot on target.