The Week in Sport (2-8 May)

Leicester were crowned Premier League champions as we recap The Week in Sport, while Mark Selby made it double win for Leicester as he claimed his second World Snooker Championship.

Football

Leicester were crowned Premier League champions on Monday night after a must win game for Tottenham saw them throw away a two-goal lead after Chelsea held their London rivals to a 2-2 draw to hand the Foxes a first ever Premier League trophy.

Leicester are the first new champions of England since Nottingham Forest in 1978 image: rte.ie

Leicester are the first new champions of England since Nottingham Forest in 1978
image: rte.ie

In the penultimate round of Premier League fixtures, Sunderland stunned Chelsea 3-2 to move out of the relegation zone, while Newcastle were held to a scoreless draw by already relegated Aston Villa. More week 37 results here.

Atletico Madrid are through to the Champions League final despite a 2-1 defeat to Bayern Munich and will meet rivals Real Madrid in a repeat of the 2014 final, after they edged past Man City 1-0. Read more about the action here.

Sevilla are through to a third consecutive Europa League final after a 3-1 win over Shakhtar Donestk and will play Liverpool in the final, after the Reds thumped Villarreal 3-0.

The La Liga title race will go down to the final day of the season between Barcelona and Real Madrid after wins over Espanyol and Valencia respectively, but Atletico are out of the race after a 2-1 loss at Levante.

Burnley have been promoted back to the Premier League at the first time of asking with a 1-0 win over QPR and sealed the Championship title with a 3-0 win at Charlton, while Middlesbrough also secured promotion after seven-seasons away from the top-flight.

Bayern Munich have secured a historic fourth consecutive Bundesliga title with a 2-1 win at Ingolstadt, while Celtic secured a fifth Scottish Premiership title on the bounce and PSV retained the Eredivisie title with a 3-1 at Zwolle.

Tottenham and Chelsea have both been charged with failing to control their players with Moussa Dembele handed a six-game ban for violent conduct, while Marouane Fellaini and Robert Huth have also been handed three match bans for their altercation in Leicester’s draw at Man Utd.

Belgium captain Vincent Kompany will miss Euro 2016 with a groin injury, while Germany midfielder Ikay Gundogan and Italy’s Marco Veratti have also been ruled out of the tournament through injury.

In sad news, Cameroon midfielder Patrick Ekeng tragically died after collapsing while playing for Dinamo Bucharest in a Romanian league game. He was 26.

Mark Selby won his second World Championship in three years image: theguardian.com

Mark Selby won his second World Championship in three years
image: theguardian.com

Snooker

Mark Selby completed a double triumph for Leicester on Monday night as he defeated Ding Junhui 18-14 in the World Snooker Championship final to win his second world title in three years.

Tennis

Novak Djokovic dethroned Andy Murray to claim the Madrid Open as the world number one earned a hard-fought 6-2 3-6 6-3 win over Scot to claim his fifth title of the year.

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