Manama: Defending triple world champion Sebastian Vettel opened up a clear lead at the top of this year’s title race on Sunday when he cruised to victory for Red Bull in the Bahrain Grand Prix.
LONDON: Kenya’s Priscah Jeptoo surged clear to win a sombre London Marathon on Sunday, as runners paid tribute to the victims of the deadly bomb attacks at the Boston Marathon.
DUBAI: Bahraini protesters blocked roads and clashed with police at dawn, only hours ahead of the Gulf state’s Formula One Grand Prix, but the authorities said the race would go ahead without incident.
Monte-Carlo, Monaco: Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic on Saturday set up their third Monte Carlo Masters final meeting, with the Serb top seed the last obstacle to the Spaniard’s pursuit of a ninth title.
Madrid: Real Madrid warmed up for their Champions League semi-final first-leg with Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday with a hard-fought 3-1 victory over Real Betis at the Santiago Bernabeu.
LONDON: A beefed-up police presence for Sunday’s London Marathon will remain in place despite the death and capture of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, Scotland Yard said.
PARIS: Russia, Italy and defending champions Czech Republic, with 14 Fed Cup titles between them, take their powerful legacies into the semi-finals this weekend.
LONDON: Manchester United defender Phil Jones insists the Premier League leaders are determined to finish off the title race as soon as possible.
LAHORE: “I am working on these pacers to turn their current skill-set into an aggressive bowling strategy.”
LONDON: Former English Umpire Dicky Bird has announced his ‘Dream Team’, greatest all-time Test XI, in an interview to The Telegraph just a day before his 80th birthday.