Spain, Italy placed in same 2018 World Cup qualifying group
Spain, Italy placed in same 2018 World Cup qualifying group

Spain and Italy have been placed in the same 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying round-robin group, which also includes Albania, Israel, Macedonia and Liechtenstein.

British Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton rules at home to take pole position
British Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton rules at home to take pole position

Defending champion Lewis Hamilton made it eight pole positions from nine races in his Mercedes this season when he posted the fastest qualifying time for Sunday`s British Grand Prix.

Nico Hulkenberg to start at 5th position for Austrian GP
Nico Hulkenberg to start at 5th position for Austrian GP

Force India driver Nico Hulkenberg will start from the fifth position at the Austrian Grand Prix but his teammate Sergio Perez ended at the 16th place in a rain-affected qualifying here on Sunday.

Spanish Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg on pole ahead of Lewis Hamilton
Spanish Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg on pole ahead of Lewis Hamilton

Nico Rosberg ended his Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton`s run of domination in qualifying this season when he secured his first pole position of the year in Saturday`s qualifying session for Sunday`s Spanish Grand Prix.

Helio Castroneves captures IndyCar Long Beach pole
Helio Castroneves captures IndyCar Long Beach pole

Brazilian Helio Castroneves will start from pole in Sunday`s IndyCar Grand Prix of Long Beach after a record-setting lap in final qualifying.

Qualifying rain-out puts Juan Pablo Montoya on IndyCar pole
Qualifying rain-out puts Juan Pablo Montoya on IndyCar pole

Mother Nature did Juan Pablo Montoya a favor on Saturday, as lighting halted qualifying for the Grand Prix of Louisiana to give the series points leader pole position for Sunday`s race.

Lewis Hamilton takes pole for Mercedes in China
Lewis Hamilton takes pole for Mercedes in China

World champion Lewis Hamilton roared to pole position in Saturday`s qualifying for the Chinese Grand Prix, just pipping Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg.

`Journalist` Nico Rosberg plays down block row in Sepang
`Journalist` Nico Rosberg plays down block row in Sepang

Nico Rosberg made light of claims he blocked Lewis Hamilton in Malaysian Grand Prix qualifying on Saturday when he posed as a journalist and questioned his team-mate about the incident.

Malaysian Grand Prix: Force India's Hulkenberg, Perez to start in 13th, 14th
Malaysian Grand Prix: Force India's Hulkenberg, Perez to start in 13th, 14th

Sahara Force India's Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez were 13th and 14th fastest in a wet qualifying at the Formula 1 Malaysian Grand Prix here on Saturday.

West Ham United not thinking about Champions League: Sam Allardyce
West Ham United not thinking about Champions League: Sam Allardyce

West Ham United manager Sam Allardyce is not dreaming of qualifying for the Champions League just yet but that could change in January if his side continue their flying start to the Premier League season.

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Red Bull drivers sent to back of grid
Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Red Bull drivers sent to back of grid

Outgoing Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel and Australian team mate Daniel Ricciardo were sent to the back of the grid at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Saturday after stewards ruled Red Bull had used an illegal front wing.

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes all-time top scorer in European Championships
Cristiano Ronaldo becomes all-time top scorer in European Championships

Cristiano Ronaldo on Saturday became the European Championship's all-time leading scorer after scoring the winner against Armenia in their Euro 2016 qualifying Group I match in Faro.

Brazilian Grand Prix: Jenson Button ready to pounce at Interlagos
Brazilian Grand Prix: Jenson Button ready to pounce at Interlagos

Jenson Button is "ready to pounce" and fight for a podium finish in Sunday`s Brazilian Grand Prix after qualifying fifth for McLaren on Saturday.

US Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton puts the hammer down in final practice
US Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton puts the hammer down in final practice

Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton rounded off a hat-trick of fastest laps in U.S. Grand Prix practice on Saturday with Mercedes team mate and title rival Nico Rosberg 0.883 of a second slower after suffering a brake problem.

Ahmed Musa double keeps Nigeria''s Nations Cup hopes alive
Ahmed Musa double keeps Nigeria''s Nations Cup hopes alive

Ahmed Musa scored twice to help holders Nigeria to their first win in African Nations Cup qualifying as they beat Sudan 3-1 in Abuja on Wednesday to resurrect their chances of reaching next year`s finals in Morocco.

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.

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.

Japanese Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton bullish about chances
Japanese Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton bullish about chances

Lewis Hamilton insisted he can still win the Japanese Grand Prix and make it three successive race wins despite trailing Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in Saturday`s qualifying following a crash in practice.

Fernando Alonso buoyed by Ferrari pace in Singapore
Fernando Alonso buoyed by Ferrari pace in Singapore

Fernando Alonso was cautiously optimistic he could collect a rare podium after his stuttering Ferrari surprised him with its competitiveness in qualifying at the Singapore Grand Prix on Saturday.

Force India struggle in Singapore GP qualifying
Force India struggle in Singapore GP qualifying

Force India drivers Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez experienced a tough qualifying in the Formula One Singapore Grand Prix, setting 13th and 15th fastest times at the Marina Bay Street Circuit here Saturday.