Thai owner of Leicester soccer team died in helicopter crash
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LEICESTER, England — Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha achieved what seemed impossible in modern soccer: Gaining promotion with a modest club and winning the English Premier League title within two years. Bankrolling Leicester City but without the lavish spending of the bigger clubs, the Thai billionaire oversaw one of the greatest underdog successes in sports when the 5,000-1 outsiders won soccer’s richest competition in 2016. In an era of often-absentee foreign owners in the Premier League, Vichai also...

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