Garcia wins Masters on first play-off hole

Sergio Garcia of Spain won the Masters on Sunday, defeating England's Justin Rose on the first playoff hole.The match went to the extra hole after Rose and Garcia finished level on nine-under par 279 after four rounds. Garcia, seeking his first major t...

Rose, Garcia in Masters playoff

England's Justin Rose and Sergio Garcia of Spain went into a playoff Sunday for the Masters title after finishing level on nine-under par 279 after four rounds.Garcia, seeking his first major title after 73 attempts, missed a birdie putt for victory on...

Cavani ensures PSG stay in touch with Monaco

Edinson Cavani scored two goals and set up another as Paris Saint-Germain eased to a 4-0 win over Guingamp on Sunday to maintain their pursuit of Monaco in the French title race.After a goalless first half at the Parc des Princes, Angel Di Maria gave P...

Russian computer scientist arrested in Spain: police

The wife of a Russian computer scientist arrested in Spain has reportedly been told by police he is being held over a computer virus linked to Donald Trump's US election victory.The man was picked up at Barcelona airport on Friday "by officers of the ...

Djokovic, Kyrgios target Davis Cup final duel

Crowd pullers Novak Djokovic and Nick Kyrgios closed in on a mouthwatering Davis Cup final duel on Sunday but France and Belgium cast themselves in the role of party-poopers.World number two Djokovic and his 2010 Davis Cup champions Serbia team had alr...

Embattled Venezuela president says keen for local vote

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro insisted Sunday he was "eager" for delayed regional elections to go ahead, despite being criticized for resisting a national vote on removing him from power.The socialist leader spoke after tension in the poverty-st...

Peru’s Fujimori back in jail after treatment

Peru's jailed ex-president Alberto Fujimori spent a day in hospital for back pain in the latest of a string of health scares before returning to prison on Sunday, media said.After 24 hours in a clinic where he had scans on his back, Fujimori, 78, retur...

France expels controversial Swiss Islamist preacher

France has expelled a radical Swiss Islamist preacher, police escorted Hani Ramadan to the border on Saturday. The French Interior Ministry cited past remarks and behaviors as reason for his expulsion. Read Full Article at RT.com

Vinales wins in Argentina after Marquez crash

Maverick Vinales won the Grand Prix of Argentina on Sunday, extending his lead in the world championship having also triumphed in the season-opener in Qatar.Spanish rider Vinales, on a Yamaha, inherited the lead on the third lap when world champion and...

Major protest in Hungary over Soros university law

Hungary saw the biggest anti-government protest in three years on Sunday, as tens of thousands demonstrated against new higher education legislation seen as targeting the respected Central European University.The marchers included students and staff of...

Colombia orders protection for musdlide town

Colombia's government on Sunday ordered measures to protect the stricken town of Mocoa from deforestation thought to have contributed to a deadly mudslide.The March 31 torrent of earth killed 316 people including more than 100 children after three rive...

Israeli ex-MP gets jail for smuggling phones to inmates

An Israeli court Sunday sentenced an Arab Israeli former MP to two years in jail after he pleaded guilty to smuggling mobile phones to Palestinian prisoners, a court transcript showed.Basel Ghattas, of the Arab-dominated Joint List, resigned his seat i...

Young directors take top prize at Hong Kong Film Awards

A crime drama by three emerging directors basked in the limelight at the Hong Kong Film awards Sunday, but mainland Chinese sites reportedly blocked news of its wins following controversy last year. The gangster thriller "Trivisa" scooped five prizes i...