May 2016 in Sport

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Events in Sport

  • May 2 Leicester City win the English Premier League title after starting the season at 5,000-1 odds
  • May 7 142nd Kentucky Derby: Nyquist ridden by Mario Gutierrez wins in 2:01.31

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May 14 Gabriel Medina becomes the first surfer ever to land the move "Backflip" in competition

  • May 21 141st Preakness Stakes: Kent Desormeaux aboard Exaggerator wins in 1 minute 58 seconds

Weddings in Sport

  • May 1 Paralympic athlete Aimee Mullins (39) weds "Homeland" star Rupert Friend (34) in a magical hobbit-y compost shed

Divorces in Sport

  • May 6 Actress Kaley Cuoco and professional tennis player Ryan Sweeting divorce after 2 years of marriage

Deaths in Sport

  • May 21 Jim Ray Hart, American baseball player (Giants), dies at 74