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In the world of football, Bayer Leverkusen have become the first team in Bundesliga history to win the title while staying undefeated throughout the season. Roberto de Zerbi is set to leave Brighton after the final Premier League game of the season against Manchester United. Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty have won their second title of the ongoing 2024 badminton season at the Thailand Open.

Read below to learn details about these top stories and other happenings in the sporting world in the last 24 hours.


Bayer Leverkusen become first Bundesliga team to stay undefeated throughout season

Bayer Leverkusen have made history by becoming the first team in Bundesliga to stay unbeaten throughout the season. The German club, managed by Xabi Alonso, who had already secured the Bundesliga title last month, could achieve a monumental feat of winning the “invincible treble” if they defeat Atalanta in the UEFA Europa League final, followed by a win over FC Kaiserslautern in the DFB-Pokal final.

Roberto de Zerbi to leave Brighton after final Premier League game of season

Roberto de Zerbi, the manager of Brighton, will be leaving the club after they play their final Premier League game of the season against Manchester United at the Amex Stadium. The 44-year-old had joined Brighton in September of 2022 on a four-year contract, and during his illustrious tenure, the club reached sixth place in the Premier League last season, their best performance in the top-flight.

Manchester United are in stronger position than 12 months ago, says Erik ten Hag

The Manchester United manager, Erik ten Hag, said that the club are in a stronger position than what they were 12 months ago despite the fact that they are expected to finish in eighth place in the Premier League this season in comparison to third place finish last season. Erik ten Hag was quoted as saying about how Manchester United are in a stronger position this season, “When you look at the results, you would say no. But we know the reasons behind that, so I would say yes. We have more high-quality players in the squad so, from that perspective, we are in a better position.”

Aston Villa interested in singing Conor Gallagher from Chelsea this summer: Reports

Aston Villa are reportedly interested in signing the Chelsea midfielder Conor Gallagher this summer, as per the report from the Telegraph. The West Midlands club might use Jhon Duran as a part of the deal to sign Conor Gallagher, who hasn’t had any progress in regard to signing a new contract with Chelsea amidst interest from few other clubs about his services.

Some major results in football are as under:

La Liga 2023-24

Alaves 1-0 Getafe

Bundesliga 2023-24

Borussia Dortmund 4-0 Darmstadt

Bayer Leverkusen 2-1 Augsburg

Hoffenheim 4-2 Bayern Munich

Serie A 2023-24

Lecce 0-2 Atalanta 

Torino 3-1 AC Milan

Saudi Pro League 2023-24

Al-Ahli 5-1 Abha


Iga Swiatek wins Italian Open title after defeating Aryna Sabalenka

The world number one, Iga Swiatek, defeated Aryna Sabalenka, the world number two, in straight sets 6-2, 6-3 to win the Italian Open title. The Polish tennis star spoke about her win against the Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka, and said, “After Madrid I knew it wasn't going to be easy. I'm really happy that I was able to play consistently during the clay season. The final tournament is in front of us. I always enjoy playing here.”

Emma Raducanu withdraws from French Open qualifying stage

The British tennis star, Emma Raducanu, has withdrawn from the French Open qualifying set to begin this week without any reason to the contrary. The 21-year-old, who wasn’t given a wild card at the Roland Garros this season, is the third alternate player for the main draw, but she isn’t expected to play.


Max Verstappen clinches pole position at the Emilia-Romagna GP

The multi-time F1 world champion, Max Verstappen, has clinched the pole position at the Emilia-Romagna GP with a lap time of 1:14.746 in the Red Bull during the Qualifying session. Oscar Piastri of McLaren finished 0.074 seconds behind the pole-sitter in second place, while his teammate Lando Norris was a further 0.017 seconds behind in third place.


Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty win Thailand Open

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty have won the Thailand Open Super 500 title, defeating the Chinese pair of Chen Bo Yang and Liu Yi 21-15, 21-15. With their second title of the ongoing 2024 badminton season, the Indian pairing regained their position in the world number one position on the BWF rankings.