2016: Year the sporting droughts broke

2016 has been a historic year in sport, with some long-standing droughts between major victories finally being broken.

From Leicester City's giant-killing exploits in the English Premier League, to a weekend of sporting hoodoos being shattered in Australia, 2016 has been full of remarkable sporting triumphs after many years away from the podium.

Take a look at our selection of some of the biggest sporting triumphs against the odds of the year.