Star squash player Dipika Pallikal in race for Khel Ratna
Star squash player Dipika Pallikal in race for Khel Ratna

The Tamil Nadu government has recommended star squash player Dipika Pallikal for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, India's highest sporting honour.

Sarah-Jane Perry proves too hot for Dipika Pallikal in Toronto clash
Sarah-Jane Perry proves too hot for Dipika Pallikal in Toronto clash

India's top squash player Dipika Pallikal finished runner-up at the WSA Granite Open after losing to England's Sarah-Jane Perry in an action-packed final.

Dipika Pallikal pulls off pulsating semifinal against Joshana Chinappa
Dipika Pallikal pulls off pulsating semifinal against Joshana Chinappa

Dipika Pallikal defeated India teammate Joshana Chinappa in a close contest to enter the final of WSA Granite Open squash tournament here.

Dipika Pallikal, Joshana Chinappa set up all-Indian semifinal in Toronto
Dipika Pallikal, Joshana Chinappa set up all-Indian semifinal in Toronto

Indian squash hierarchy will be put to the test in the semi-finals of the Granite Open when the country's top two players Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa meet for a place in the final of the WSA International 25 event here.

Dipika Pallikal, Joshana Chinappa reach quarters in Toronto
Dipika Pallikal, Joshana Chinappa reach quarters in Toronto

India's top squash players Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa have advanced to the women's singles quarterfinals at the Granite Open here.

Dipika Pallikal clinches Winnipeg squash title
Dipika Pallikal clinches Winnipeg squash title

 After conceding a game in the opening round, top seed Dipika Pallikal showed her true class in the Winnipeg Winter Club Women's Open by reclaiming the World Squash Association (WSA) Challenger 15 title without dropping a further game.

Sports celebrities root for Bengaluru FC as they open I-League campaign today
Sports celebrities root for Bengaluru FC as they open I-League campaign today

Defending I-League champions Bengaluru FC, found some much needed support from sports-personalities rooting for the team as they take on Demps SC on Saturday in the opening fixture of the season.

Some highs, some lows but Indian sports grows in 2014
Some highs, some lows but Indian sports grows in 2014

Some stellar performances by seasoned veterans and promising youngsters continued to raise the bar in Olympic sports but there was heartbreak in equal measure when corruption scandals blighted India's favourite obsession, cricket, in a see-saw year for the country's sportspersons.

Pallikal, Chinappa bow out of World Squash Championship
Pallikal, Chinappa bow out of World Squash Championship

India's top squash players Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa fought hard against higher-ranked opponents before losing their respective pre-quarterfinal in the World Championship here.

Chinappa, Pallikal reach World Championship pre-quarters
Chinappa, Pallikal reach World Championship pre-quarters

India's Joshana Chinappa dispatched 12th seed Madeline Perry of Ireland while 14th seed Dipika Pallikal survived a Mexican scare to enter the pre-quarterfinals of the Women's World Squash Championship on Monday.

India blanked 0-3 by France in women's world squash
India blanked 0-3 by France in women's world squash

Sans their top squash player Dipika Pallikal, India's struggle continued as they were blanked 0-3 by France for their second straight defeat in the ongoing WSF Women's World Team Squash Championship here.

Depleted Indian squash team blanked by Asian rivals Hong Kong in opener
Depleted Indian squash team blanked by Asian rivals Hong Kong in opener

 India, minus their top squash player Dipika Pallikal, were outplayed by Hong Kong 0-3 in their opening match of the WSF Women's World Team Championship here.

Dipika Pallikal not in Indian team for the World championship
Dipika Pallikal not in Indian team for the World championship

The highest world-ranked squash player in India, Dipika Pallikal is not part of the national team for the World Women's Team Championship to be held in Canada from December 1 to 6.

'Corruption-free sports stepping stone to sporting success'
'Corruption-free sports stepping stone to sporting success'

Top squash player Dipika Pallikal on Tuesday asserted that clean up in sports is a must before India can stake its claim on becoming a sporting nation.

India's no. 1 woman player Dipika Pallikal unaware of world team event
India's no. 1 woman player Dipika Pallikal unaware of world team event

The highest-ranked Indian woman squash player, Dipika Pallikal, would be skipping next month's World Team Championships in Canada as she does not know about the event!

Hat-trick of titles for Harinder, double for Dipika Pallikal
Hat-trick of titles for Harinder, double for Dipika Pallikal

Harinder Pal Sandhu helped himself to his third title and Dipika Pallikal her second on the trot in the four-leg JSW Challenger Squash Circuit here on Wednesday.

Dipika Pallikal, Harinder Sandhu book title clash berths
Dipika Pallikal, Harinder Sandhu book title clash berths

Continuing with their sparkling form, Dipika Pallikal and Harinder Pal Sandhu progressed to finals of the women's and men's events respectively at the the JSW Indian Squash Challenger tournament, here on Tuesday.

Dipika Pallikal powers her way into semis of JSW Squash
Dipika Pallikal powers her way into semis of JSW Squash

Squash star Dipika Pallikal outclassed fellow Indian Lakshya Ragavendran to reach the semifinals of the JSW Indian Squash Challenger Circuit here on Monday.

Dipika Pallikal enters quarters of JSW Squash
Dipika Pallikal enters quarters of JSW Squash

India's top squash player Dipika Pallikal breezed past Harshit Kaur Jawanda 3-0 to enter the quarterfinals of the JSW Indian Squash Challenger Circuit here on Sunday.

Dipika Pallikal, Harinder Pal Singh win squash challenger titles
Dipika Pallikal, Harinder Pal Singh win squash challenger titles

 Ace woman squash player Dipika Pallikal and Asian Games gold medallist Harinder Pal Singh on Sunday won titles in their respective categories at the JSW Squash Challenger Circuit here.