Russian Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg on pole, Lewis Hamilton hit by more engine trouble

Russian Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg on pole, Lewis Hamilton hit by more engine trouble

The 30-year-old German clocked a fastest lap in one minute and 35.417 seconds.

Lewis Hamilton wins Russian Grand Prix, title beckons

Lewis Hamilton wins Russian Grand Prix, title beckons

Lewis Hamilton took full advantage of his Mercedes' team-mate Nico Rosberg's mechanical misfortunes to seize a commanding victory in Sunday's Russian Grand Prix and take a massive step towards a third driver's crown.

Sergio Perez claims rare podium for Force India at Russian GP

Sergio Perez claims rare podium for Force India at Russian GP

Sergio Perez secured Sahara Force India's only third podium place in Formula One history by finishing third at the Russian Grand Prix.

Nico Hulkenberg tops first practice of Russian GP

Nico Hulkenberg tops first practice of Russian GP

Force India's Nico Hulkenberg edged Mercedes' Nico Rosberg to record the fastest time in the first practice of the Russian Grand Prix Formaul 1 race here on Friday.

Determined to take part in World Games, disabled Keralite to swim 10 km to raise funds

Disabled athlete E.D. Baburaj is determined to take part in the upcoming International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) World Games to be held in Sochi, Russia.

Remains of soldiers killed in WW II found in Russian World Cup stadium

Remains of soldiers killed in WW II found in Russian World Cup stadium

A bunker with the remains of Soviet soldiers killed in World War II has been found in Volgograd -- formerly Stalingrad -- during the construction of a stadium to host matches of the FIFA World Cup in 2018.

Sochi Formula One organiser declares bankruptcy

Sochi Formula One organiser declares bankruptcy

The Arbitration Court in the Russian region of Krasnodar has ruled that public company Formula Sochi, an organiser of Russia's Formula One Grand Prix in Sochi, has gone bankrupt, according to media reports on Monday.

US, Russia vow to boost cooperation, but no concrete progress

Russia and the United States vowed to improve strained ties Tuesday after "frank" talks between President Vladimir Putin and top US diplomat John Kerry, but there was no concrete breakthrough after eight hours of meetings.

Russia says will cooperate with US 'without coercion'

Russia vowed on Tuesday it was ready to work with the United States on a host of burning issues but insisted it would not bow to "coercion," as President Vladimir Putin hosted top US diplomat John Kerry.

Russia warns against steps harmful for relations with US

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday that it was "absolutely necessary" to avoid steps that could further harm relations between Russia and the United states.

John Kerry has 'frank' talks with Putin about Ukraine, Syria

John Kerry has 'frank' talks with Putin about Ukraine, Syria

US Secretary of State John Kerry said he had "frank" talks about Ukraine, Syria and Iran with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday and said it was important to keep in contact.

Putin to host US Secretary of State Kerry for high-stakes Sochi talks

 President Vladimir Putin is expected Tuesday to host US Secretary of State John Kerry for crucial talks in Sochi amid tensions over Ukraine, during the top US diplomat`s first visit to Russia since the start of the crisis.

Olympic TV to be launched `in April or May`: Channel chief

Olympic TV to be launched `in April or May`: Channel chief

The new 24-hour Olympic television channel will be up and running "by April or May 2016", Yianis Exarchos, chief executive of the Olympic Broadcasting System, announced on Wednesday.

Capacity of 2018 soccer World Cup final venue to be cut by 8,000

Capacity of 2018 soccer World Cup final venue to be cut by 8,000

The Russian government has decided to cut the capacity of the Luzhniki stadium, which will hold the final of the 2018 World Cup, by 8,000 to 81,000.

Dronavalli Harika bows out of World Women's Chess Championship

Dronavalli Harika bows out of World Women's Chess Championship

Grandmaster Dronavalli Harika missed out on winning opportunities and boweed out of the World Women's Chess Championship after losing the 10-minute tiebreaker against Mariya Muzychuk of Ukraine in the semifinals here on Tuesday.

Harika in tiebreaks of World Women's Chess semis

Harika in tiebreaks of World Women's Chess semis

Grandmaster D Harika kept herself in contention for a place in the finals by settling for a second straight draw with Mariya Muzychuk of Ukraine in the second game of the World Women's Chess semifinals here.

World Women Chess Championship: D Harika signs peace treaty in first game

World Women Chess Championship: D Harika signs peace treaty in first game

Indian Grandmaster Dronavalli Harika drew her first game of the semifinal against Mariya Muzychuk of Ukraine in the World Women Chess Championship that concluded here on Monday.

World Women's Chess semi-final: Harika draws against Mariya in first game

World Women's Chess semi-final: Harika draws against Mariya in first game

India's Grandmaster (GM) Harika Dronavalli on Sunday drew her first game in the World Women's Chess Championship 2015 semi-final round against Ukraine's Women GM (WGM) Mariya Muzychuk in 60 moves at Sochi in Russia.

World Women's Chess Championship: Humpy beats Tingjei Lei, in sight of last 16

World Women's Chess Championship: Humpy beats Tingjei Lei, in sight of last 16

Top-seeded Indian Grandmaster Koneru Humpy scored a fine positional victory over Tingjei Lei of China to close in on a pre-quarterfinals berth in the World Women's Chess Championship now underway here.

Mary Ann Gomes crashes out of World Women Chess Championship

Mary Ann Gomes crashes out of World Women Chess Championship

India's Mary Ann Gomes faltered at the last hurdle and lost to local favourite Tatiana Kosintseva to crash out of the World Women Chess championship here.