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Lewis Hamilton claims pole at Azerbaijan Grand Prix, moves past Ayrton Senna in all-time career poles

Lewis Hamilton claims pole at Azerbaijan Grand Prix, moves past Ayrton Senna in all-time career poles

The three-time world champion starts ahead of Bottas with Ferrari duo Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel, the championship leader, occupying the second row of the grid.

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: Mandeep Singh's hat-trick guides India to 4-3 win over Japan Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: Mandeep Singh's hat-trick guides India to 4-3 win over Japan

Rattled by the strike, India added thrust to their raids and were rewarded when Sardar shrugged away two defenders to square the ball across the goalmouth. Mandeep applied the finishing touch by easing the ball over the goalline to make it 3-3 in the 51st minute.

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: Big blow for Men in Blue as skipper PR Sreejesh ruled out of tournament after knee injury Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: Big blow for Men in Blue as skipper PR Sreejesh ruled out of tournament after knee injury

Sreejesh was appointed India's captain when long-time skipper Sardar Singh was rested from last year's Champions Trophy in London, where India finished runners-up to Australia. He was subsequently given the captaincy for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Pakistan wrestlers denied visas to participate in Asian Wrestling Championship in India, claims PWF Pakistan wrestlers denied visas to participate in Asian Wrestling Championship in India, claims PWF

The Indian High Commission has reportedly denied visas to Pakistani wrestlers who were to represent their country in the Asian Wrestling Championship being held in India between May 10 and 14.

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: Great Britain overtake India after beating Malaysia Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: Great Britain overtake India after beating Malaysia

Great Britain's match-winner came from a penalty stroke conversion by Alan Forsyth in the 26th minute.

Asian Boxing Championships: Fourth seed Shiva Thapa, Sumit Sangwan enter quarter-finals round Asian Boxing Championships: Fourth seed Shiva Thapa, Sumit Sangwan enter quarter-finals round

Both the boxers played the waiting game for a major part of the contest but the former Asian champion from India was a shade ahead of his rival in capitalising on the opportunities he got.

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: Men in Blue suffer first defeat, lose 1-3 to Australia Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: Men in Blue suffer first defeat, lose 1-3 to Australia

Nine-time winners of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup, Australia now have seven points from three outings, while last year's runner-up India are on four points after three matches.

Asian Championship title at home is extremely special and is my biggest achievement, says Joshna Chinappa Asian Championship title at home is extremely special and is my biggest achievement, says Joshna Chinappa

Joshna, who had won the historic Commonwealth Games doubles gold with Dipika Pallikal in Glasgow three years ago, edged her longtime teammate in another tense battle in Chennai yesterday.

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: Hockey India aiming for an improved show against Australia Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: Hockey India aiming for an improved show against Australia

Using the tournament to fine-tune their squad after the induction of several youngsters, Australia gave an exhibition of their powerful game by outplaying hosts Malaysia 6-1 yesterday.

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: After thrashing New Zealand, India aiming for improved show against Australia Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: After thrashing New Zealand, India aiming for improved show against Australia

The India-Australia encounter, featuring the two highest ranked teams in the six-nation competition, is billed as the marquee match of the preliminary league.

'Swiss Machine' Ueli Steck dies on Everest 'Swiss Machine' Ueli Steck dies on Everest

In a video recorded in early April and posted on YouTube, Steck said he would judge the attempt a success regardless of whether he reached the top -- as long as he returned alive.

Russian Grand Prix: Valtteri Bottas claims maiden F1 win for Mercedes ahead of Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel Russian Grand Prix: Valtteri Bottas claims maiden F1 win for Mercedes ahead of Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel

The Finnish driver, starting from third place on the grid, grabbed the initiative at the start by powering past both Ferraris and into the lead while his Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton struggled home fourth.  

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: SV Sunil makes history on completing 200 International caps for India Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: SV Sunil makes history on completing 200 International caps for India

Md. Mushtaque Ahmad, Secretary General of Hockey India (HI) congratulated Sunil on his achievement.

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: Harmanpreet Singh' brace guides India to 3-0 win over New Zealand Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: Harmanpreet Singh' brace guides India to 3-0 win over New Zealand

Following a 2-2 draw against Great Britain in the opening game yesterday, India now have four points from two outings.

Anthony Joshua defeats Wladimir Klitschko via 11th round TKO in epic Wembley battle Anthony Joshua defeats Wladimir Klitschko via 11th round TKO in epic Wembley battle

What was hailed as the biggest fight night ever staged in a British ring, watched by the largest crowd for a boxing show in Britain for 78 years, lived up to its billing.

Asian Squash Championship: Joshna Chinappa, Dipika Pallikal set up all-India final first time ever Asian Squash Championship: Joshna Chinappa, Dipika Pallikal set up all-India final first time ever

The two Indian women made the final of the tournament with contrasting wins on Saturday.