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One-Day Cup: Derbyshire beat Leicestershire by five runs

Derbyshire beat Leicestershire by five runs after a thrilling finish to a rain-affected One-Day Cup contest.

With the match reduced to 33 overs a side after bad weather in Derby, Billy Godleman's 64 and 49 from Gary Wilson helped the hosts to 211-9.

Leicestershire's reply started ...

2018-05-25 21:08 open_in_new
Leicestershire: Michael Carberry replaced as captain by Paul Horton

Michael Carberry has been replaced as Leicestershire captain with Paul Horton taking over "with immediate effect".

Carberry, 37, was appointed in October but has been 'relieved' of the role by head coach Paul Nixon.

The decision applies to all three formats of the game, although the ...

2018-05-25 16:56 open_in_new
Leicester hospital stabbing: Man admits wounding with intent

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A man has admitted stabbing another man in the back as he left a ...

2018-05-24 17:50 open_in_new
One-Day Cup: Patel stars as Nottinghamshire crush Leicestershire

Samit Patel hit a 63-ball century as Nottinghamshire posted 409-7 to crush Leicestershire by 93 runs in the One-Day Cup at Grace Road.

A blistering start by Chris Nash (56) and Riki Wessels (76) set the tone and Tom Moores (76) helped the Outlaws reach 340 before the fifth wicket ...

2018-05-23 21:53 open_in_new
Richard III find historian John Ashdown-Hill dies

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The historian who played an "absolutely pivotal role" in tracing the ...

2018-05-23 17:26 open_in_new
Ramniklal Jogiya: Fifth arrest over Leicester jeweller's death

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A 29-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of a ...

2018-05-23 14:17 open_in_new
Leicester car boot vase sells for almost £22K

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A tall 1950s ceramic vase bought at a car boot sale for £20 in the 1990s ...

2018-05-22 20:26 open_in_new
Uninsured pregnant Leicester driver taken to hospital by police

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A pregnant woman was driven to hospital to by police who had pulled her ...

2018-05-22 13:05 open_in_new
Melton Scouts' 30ft-high climbing wall stolen

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A huge mobile climbing wall has been stolen from a scout ...

2018-05-21 22:23 open_in_new
WBBL: Sevenoaks Suns retain Play-offs title

Catherine Carr hit 19 points as Sevenoaks Suns retained the WBBL Play-offs title, beating the Leicester Riders 69-44 at London's O2 Arena.

Chantelle Pressley added 12 points and Judit Fritz 10 for the for the Suns, who led from the start and never looked like giving up their title. ...

2018-05-20 19:02 open_in_new
Ricardo Pereira: Leicester agree terms with Porto over transfer of Portugal defender

Leicester have agreed terms with Portuguese club Porto over the transfer of defender Ricardo Pereira.

The 24-year-old right-back has arrived in Leicester to finalise personal terms on a five-year contract and undergo a medical with the Premier League club.

Pereira can also play as a ...

2018-05-20 00:08 open_in_new
Stolen dog found in Leicester 100 miles from home

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A dog that was bundled into the back of a car in front of its owner has ...

2018-05-19 16:47 open_in_new
WBBL Play-off final: Suns and Riders head for WBBL decider

Sevenoaks Suns will look for revenge for their Trophy final defeat by the Leicester Riders when the WBBL's top two teams meet in the play-off final.

The Riders took the Suns' Trophy title by beating them convincingly by 15 points in April's final.

The Suns, winners of the play-offs ...

2018-05-19 15:44 open_in_new
BBL play-off final: London Lions threaten Leicester Riders treble

London Lions will hope their late season surge lands a first trophy in 10 years when they meet Leicester Riders in Sunday's BBL play-off final.

Lions, runners-up in the BBL this season behind Leicester, have lost only five of their 24 games since changing their coach in early ...

2018-05-19 14:41 open_in_new
Ramniklal Jogiya death: Two men admit kidnap and robbery

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Two men have admitted taking part in the kidnap and robbery of a city ...

2018-05-18 18:44 open_in_new
Leicestershire Police were warned of acid attack plan, watchdog says

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Police officers were told a woman planned to try to kill her boyfriend in ...

2018-05-18 18:44 open_in_new
Nick Malouf to exit Leicester Tigers after one season with Premiership club

Winger Nick Malouf is to leave Leicester Tigers after one season with the Premiership club to return to the Australia Sevens side.

The 25-year-old scored six tries in 21 appearances for Tigers in 2017-18.

"He worked very hard to earn a place here and he demonstrated that he has a big ...

2018-05-18 12:59 open_in_new
One-Day Cup: Paul Horton century helps Leicestershire beat Northamptonshire

Paul Horton's century helped Leicestershire beat Northamptonshire in their first game of the One-Day Cup.

Horton's 103 from 126 balls saw Leicestershire to 182-3, but no other batsman was able to reach fifty as the Foxes made 265-7 from their 50 overs.

Opener Josh Cobb hit 56 for ...

2018-05-17 20:11 open_in_new
Claudio Ranieri: Italian leaves Nantes by mutual consent after one season in charge

Manager Claudio Ranieri will leave French top-flight club Nantes by mutual consent after one season in charge.

They host Strasbourg on Saturday on the final day of the season and could finish as high as eighth in Ligue 1.

Italian Ranieri, 66, joined Nantes in June 2017, four months ...

2018-05-17 14:56 open_in_new
East Midlands Ambulance Service to get £19m to hit targets

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An ambulance trust which has failed to hit response time targets for ...

2018-05-17 12:50 open_in_new
Ramniklal Jogiya death: Four men charged with murder

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Four men have been charged with murder following the death of Leicester ...

2018-05-15 21:59 open_in_new