Lewis Hamilton became the first Formula One driver to win 100 races with victory in the Russian Grand Prix on Sunday to retake the championship lead from Max Verstappen.
It rained overnight in Sochi and on Saturday morning, with some lightning. The track is laid out on a flat part of the Black Sea coast, making it harder for water to drain away.
An illegal practice start proved costly for Lewis Hamilton, though Mercedes still triumphed in Russia thanks to Valtteri Bottas.
Serena Williams is a huge admirer of Lewis Hamilton and she expects the Briton to break Michael Schumacher's tally of wins in Formula One
Lewis Hamilton boosted his chances of claiming a record-equalling race win at the Russian Grand Prix as he secured pole position in Sochi
Sebastian Vettel had returned to form by pipping Ferrari team-mate Charles Leclerc last week and the Scuderia appeared to be teeing up another one-two in Sochi. However, Vettel was forced to retire shortly after pitting and, with Leclerc having already headed in
The defending four-time champion was allowed by Bottas to overtake and then defended him from attack by title rival Vettel as the Finn he battled to finish second.
Ronaldo had given Portugal a dream start winning and scoring a fourth-minute penalty.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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