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Other Sport 12 Sep 2018 | 4:26 AM

Equestrian-Hurricane Florence set to crash World Equestrian Games party

(Reuters) - The Super Bowl of equestrian sport kicked off on Tuesday as Hurricane Florence barrelled towards the World Equestrian Games (WEG), where riders from 70 countries and horses from six continents will battle for medals and Olympic berths.

Athletics 12 Sep 2018 | 11:28 PM

Usain Bolt toasts zero-gravity with champagne

PARIS (Reuters) - Usain Bolt on Wednesday sprinted through thin air and sipped champagne floating on his back as he enjoyed near zero-gravity conditions in the back of an aircraft performing stomach-lurching parabola dives.

Other Sport 23 Oct 2018 | 7:37 PM

UTC beats profit estimates on airplane boom, lifts forecast

(Reuters) - United Technologies Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit and raised its full-year profit forecast on Tuesday as it benefited from higher sales of aircraft parts, driven by record production at planemakers Boeing and Airbus.

Football 28 Oct 2018 | 11:59 PM

Leicester City soccer club owner, four others killed in helicopter crash

LEICESTER, England (Reuters) - Leicester City soccer club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, a Thai tycoon, was killed along with four others when his helicopter crashed and then exploded after a Premier League match on Saturday, the soccer club and police said.

Football 29 Oct 2018 | 6:26 AM

Leicester City crash was first accident of an AW169 helicopter

LONDON (Reuters) - Italian aerospace company Leonardo SpA said on Sunday it was ready to help an investigation into the crash of one of its AW169 helicopters at Leicester City soccer club on Saturday, adding that it was the first accident involving the aircraft.

Football 29 Oct 2018 | 8:55 PM

Family lay wreath at UK stadium after Leicester owner killed in helicopter crash

LEICESTER, England (Reuters) - The weeping wife and son of Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha laid a wreath outside the soccer club's stadium on Monday as tributes poured in after the Thai tycoon's death in a helicopter crash.

Football 29 Oct 2018 | 9:56 PM

Police say drone not cause of Leicester helicopter crash as black box found

(Reuters) - The helicopter crash that killed Leicester City soccer club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was not caused by a police drone, Leicestershire Police said on Monday, as investigations continue into how the accident happened.

Other Sport 04 Dec 2018 | 1:15 AM

Prada's Bertelli sets sights on wider America's Cup audience

MONACO (Reuters) - Patrizio Bertelli intends to ensure that the 36th America's Cup, which is being sponsored by his Italian fashion house Prada, is open to as wide an audience as possible.

Football 07 Dec 2018 | 1:09 PM

Leicester City helicopter crash investigators say tail rotor controls failed

LONDON (Reuters) - British air accident investigators looking into the cause of the helicopter crash that killed Leicester City soccer club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha said on Thursday that the failure of the tail rotor mechanism had caused the pilot to lose control.

Football 22 Jan 2019 | 1:46 PM

Cardiff striker Emiliano Sala missing after suspected plane crash

NANTES (AFP): Premier League club Cardiff City’s record new signing, Argentine striker Emiliano Sala, was missing on Tuesday (Jan 22), after a light aircraft he was traveling in disappeared over the English Channel.