Day: April 16, 2017

Turkey on Sunday narrowly voted in a historic referendum to approve a new constitution granting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan greater powers, according to almost complete results.Critics have long denounced the move as part of a grab by Erdogan for on…

Nearly 70 children were among those killed when a suicide car bombing tore through buses carrying evacuees from besieged government-held towns in Syria, a monitor said on Sunday.Saturday’s blast hit a convoy carrying residents from the northern towns o…

A deflated Valtteri Bottas admitted that he felt very disappointed to be asked to let his Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to pass him during Sunday?s Bahrain Grand Prix.The 27-year-old Finn had started the race from his maiden pole position, but lack…

Carlos Sainz was handed a three-place grid penalty for the Russian Grand Prix after being blamed for the collision that took him and Lance Stroll out of the Bahrain race on Sunday.The Spaniard, of Toro Rosso, and the Canadian rookie, driving a Williams…

Ethiopia’s Lemi Berhanu Hayle and Atsede Baysa face daunting challenges on Monday as they seek repeat titles in the Boston Marathon.Hayle, defending the men’s crown he won last year in a time of 2hr 12min 45sec, will have to contend with eight other me…

French champions Racing 92 held on with just 13 players for a crucial 10-8 victory at Toulouse on Sunday that put them in the driving seat for a play-off spot.Racing had Samoan prop Viliamu Afatia sent-off and New Zealander front-row Ben Tameifuna yell…

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho masterminded a brilliant and unexpected 2-0 home victory over former club Chelsea on Sunday to breathe new life into the Premier League title race.Mourinho gambled by resting Zlatan Ibrahimovic, but Marcus Rashfo…

Sebastian Vettel moved into a clear lead in this year?s world championship on Sunday when he claimed a well-judged victory for Ferrari in the Bahrain Grand Prix for his second win of the season.The 29-year-old four-time champion came home seven seconds…