Top Five Stories From Monday You Must Read Today

Oct 30 - by Louis Kalinga for sportpesa news

Real Madrid sack coach Julen Lopetegui, A look back at Leicester City's late owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha

2018 F1 World Drivers Champion Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP celebrates with his team after the Formula One Grand Prix of Mexico at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez on October 28, 2018 in Mexico City, Mexico. PHOTO/AFP

  • Real Madrid have sacked their coach Julen Lopetegui after just 139 days in charge, the club confirmed on Monday night
  • Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, the owner of Leicester City football club, died in a tragic helicopter crash on Saturday night after watching his club play in England
  • Novak Djokovic can complete a stunning return to world number one at the Paris Masters this week as Rafael Nadal hits the comeback trail for the first time since limping out of the US Open


NAIROBI, Kenya- Real Madrid have sacked their coach Julen Lopetegui after just 139 days in charge, the club confirmed on Monday night.

Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, the owner of Leicester City football club, died in a tragic helicopter crash on Saturday night after watching his club play in England. 

Ukraine's Elina Svitolina jumped three places to fourth in the latest world rankings released on Monday after claiming the biggest title of her career at the season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore.

Novak Djokovic can complete a stunning return to world number one at the Paris Masters this week as Rafael Nadal hits the comeback trail for the first time since limping out of the US Open..

Here are the top five stories from Monday compiled by SportPesa News that you must read today:

Fed Up, Drowning Real Madrid Finally Boot Lopetegui

MADRID, Spain- Real Madrid have sacked their coach Julen Lopetegui after just 139 days in charge, the club confirmed on Monday night. Lopetegui was appointed in June but five defeats in seven games, the last of them a 5-1 thrashing by Barcelona on Sunday, have convinced Madrid to make a change. READ MORE

Shopkeeper To Tycoon: Five Moments Of Srivaddhanaprabha's Life

BANGKOK, Thailand- Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, the owner of Leicester City football club, died in a tragic helicopter crash on Saturday night after watching his club play in England. The founder of the duty-free giant King Power Group in Thailand, he leaves behind a shopping empire valued at around $4.9 billion by Forbes, built on political connections and shrewd business decisions. READ MORE


Svitolina Up To Fourth In WTA Rankings After Singapore Success

PARIS, France- Ukraine's Elina Svitolina jumped three places to fourth in the latest world rankings released on Monday after claiming the biggest title of her career at the season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore. Svitolina overcame American Sloane Stephens in three sets in Sunday's final and moves above US Open champion Naomi Osaka. READ MORE


Djokovic Eyes Number 1 Spot As Nadal Returns From Injury

PARIS, France- Novak Djokovic can complete a stunning return to world number one at the Paris Masters this week as Rafael Nadal hits the comeback trail for the first time since limping out of the US Open. Roger Federer could also resurface in the French capital after a three-year absence, although the 20-time Grand Slam champion said a decision on his participation will be made on Tuesday. READ MORE


Five Key Races In Champ Hamilton's Title-Winning Season

MEXICO CITY, Mexico- Lewis Hamilton won his fifth Formula One world title on Sunday. Here AFP Sport reviews five key races in the all-conquering Briton's 2018 season: 

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