Christian Horner tells Mercedes not to act against Formula One's interest
Christian Horner tells Mercedes not to act against Formula One's interest

Red Bull boss Christian Horner tells Mercedes not to act against the interests of sport by blocking the proposed additional engine update next year.

Fernando Alonso enigmatic as Ferrari struggle again
Fernando Alonso enigmatic as Ferrari struggle again

An enigmatic Fernando Alonso said he would not be driving a Mercedes-powered car next year after finishing a frustrated sixth for also-rans Ferrari in Sunday`s inaugural Russian Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton says Jules Bianchi was always on his mind
Lewis Hamilton says Jules Bianchi was always on his mind

The champagne was sprayed on the podium, and celebratory glasses clinked in the Mercedes hospitality, but Russian Grand Prix winner Lewis Hamilton never lost sight of the bigger picture on Sunday.

Force India concedes 5th spot to McLaren
Force India concedes 5th spot to McLaren

Sergio Perez's secured 10th place at the inaugural Russian Grand Prix, preventing a no-points show but Sahara Force India conceded the fifth spot to McLaren in the team championship, here on Sunday.

Toto Wolff heralds Ross Brawn as Mercedes claim maiden title
Toto Wolff heralds Ross Brawn as Mercedes claim maiden title

Newly-crowned champions Mercedes` team chief Toto Wolff paid a warm tribute to former colleague and team founder Ross Brawn on Sunday in the wake of Lewis Hamilton`s emphatic win in the Russian Grand Prix.

Daniil Kvyat delighted to have saved best for home fans
Daniil Kvyat delighted to have saved best for home fans

Local favourite Daniil Kvyat could not hide his delight on Saturday after producing the best qualifying performance of his Formula One career to claim fifth place on the grid for Sunday`s inaugural Russian Grand Prix.

Sebastian Vettel stumped by Russian Grand Prix qualifying flop
Sebastian Vettel stumped by Russian Grand Prix qualifying flop

Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel said he had no clear idea of why he had failed to qualify for the top ten for Sunday`s Russian Grand Prix.

Force India's Perez, Hulkenberg to start 12th, 17th in Russian Grand Prix
Force India's Perez, Hulkenberg to start 12th, 17th in Russian Grand Prix

Force India face an uphill task of scoring points in the inaugural Russian Grand Prix with their drivers Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg starting the race from 12th and 17th on the grid.

Russian Grand Prix: Drivers respond to shock by enjoying new track
Russian Grand Prix: Drivers respond to shock by enjoying new track

Six days after suffering the shock of Jules Bianchi`s life-threatening accident in Japan, Formula One`s drivers welcomed the high-speed challenge of the new Sochi Autodrom, venue for this weekend`s inaugural Russian Grand Prix.

Strained mood as security prepare for Vladimir Putin at Russian Grand Prix
Strained mood as security prepare for Vladimir Putin at Russian Grand Prix

The inaugural Russian Grand Prix will take place on Sunday in a strained atmosphere, part-subdued and part-celebratory, amid high security and dramatic speculation, all intensified when, as expected, president Vladimir Putin arrives in the paddock before the race.

Lewis Hamilton takes pole as drivers honour absent Jules Bianchi in inaugural Russian Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton takes pole as drivers honour absent Jules Bianchi in inaugural Russian Grand Prix

World championship leader Lewis Hamilton maintained his stunning speed and supremacy with another sizzling lap in Saturday`s qualifying session when he took pole position for Sunday`s inaugural Russian Grand Prix.

World`s top coaches reject the idea of 2018 World Cup boycott
World`s top coaches reject the idea of 2018 World Cup boycott

Coaches from some of the world`s top teams have played down chances of a sporting boycott of Vladimir Putin`s showpiece 2018 football World Cup as a penalty for stoking the crisis in Ukraine.

Russian GP will go ahead says Bernie Ecclestone

Formula One ringmaster Bernie Ecclestone on Friday said he had no doubt that this year`s controversial inaugural Russian Grand Prix in Sochi will go ahead as planned in early October.

F1 has no argument with Russia, says Bernie Ecclestone

Formula One has no argument with Russia and the country`s debut grand prix will go ahead as planned in October despite the crisis in Ukraine, Bernie Ecclestone said on Friday.

Sochi F1 track to get FIA licence: official

The Formula One track in Russia`s Black Sea city of Sochi has been given the green light by F1 race director and safety delegate Charlie Whiting.

There is firm offer from Sochi for World Championship: Vishwanathan Anand

Amid apprehension that the World Chess Championship title contest between reigning champion Magnus Carlsen and former winner Vishwanathan Anand could be postponed, the Indian ace is hoping the rematch would go ahead and be held in Sochi, Russia, in November.

Christian Horner loses patience with human rights questions

Red Bull team chief Christian Horner took an angry verbal swipe at reporters covering the Hungarian Grand Prix after growing vexed and frustrated by questions about planned Formula One races in Russia and Azerbaijan.

Russia to create post-Olympic gambling zone in Sochi: deputy PM

Russia plans to open a gambling zone in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, which was renovated at high cost to host the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak said Tuesday.

Japan`s Asada to sit out next season, think about retirement

Japanese figure skater Mao Asada, the veteran of two winter Olympic Games, plans to sit out the 2014-2015 competitive season but remains unsure about retirement and wants to take the year to think about her future plans.

Figure skating: Cappellini, Lanotte lead worlds dance

European ice dance champions Anna Cappellini and Luca Lanotte took a narrow lead after the short dance at the world figure skating championships Friday, as they bid for their first global title.