Want to be number one before I retire: Sania Mirza
Want to be number one before I retire: Sania Mirza

Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza on Saturday said she wants to reach No. 1 position in the world rankings before bidding adieu to the game.

Saina moves up in world rankings

The quarterfinal finish at the Indonesia Open Super Series in Jakarta recently helped London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal earn a place and reach eighth position in the latest world badminton ranking, released on Thursday.

10 Indian institutions in top 100 Asian university rankings

India has made dramatic improvement in an annual Asian universities ranking, with 10 educational institutions figuring in the top 100 list released here today.

Idle Aussie Scott to replace Tiger atop rankings

Adam Scott will overtake injured Tiger Woods in next week`s rankings to become golf`s world number one for the first time, even though the Australian will not play this week.

Four could topple Tiger from No. 1 at Players

Top-ranked Tiger Woods is set to be dethroned from the rankings summit at this week`s Players Championship, with four title contenders able to replace the non-defending champion at number one.

Mark Selby beats Ronnie O`Sullivan to win Snooker World Championship

British snooker player Mark Selby has defeated defending champion Ronnie O`Sullivan 18-14 in the final of the Snooker World Championship to return to the top of the world rankings.

Clarke says Oz regaining world No.1 spots `most satisfying day or feeling in career`

Australian captain Michael Clarke has said that his team being re-named the top Test and ODI sides in the world is the `most satisfying day or feeling in his career`.

Nadal still on top of latest ATP rankings despite Monte Carlo Masters defeat

Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal has continued to hold his position on the top of the latest men`s world tennis rankings released by the ATP.

Shuttler Srikanth rises to World No.16

Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth made a remarkable leap of nine places in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) men`s singles rankings released Thursday.

Shuttler Sindhu drops to No.10 in rankings

India’s P.V. Sindhu dropped a place to No.10 in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) women’s singles rankings released on Thursday.

India topple Sri Lanka for top spot in latest ICC T20 rankings

Thanks to their superb performance in the ongoing World Twenty20, India have climbed into the top spot in the latest rankings released by the International Cricket Council (ICC) Wednesday.

Tiger Woods still on top of latest world golf rankings

World number one Tiger Woods has maintained his place at the top of the latest global golf rankings despite an inactive start to the new season, with Adam Scott and Henrik Stenson in close pursuit.

Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams maintain lead on top of latest tennis rankings

World`s top tennis stars Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams have maintained their lead at the top of the latest ATP and the WTA rankings.

Sam Stosur hoping to regain top 10 spot in three remaining Grand Slams

Australian tennis player Samantha Stosur is reportedly hoping to achieve a return to the top ten rankings in the world in the three remaining Grand Slams following her third-round singles loss and a second-round doubles defeat in the Australian Open.

Bacher says presence of Smith, Kallis `non-negotiable` for Proteas

Former South African Test captain Ali Bacher has said that the presence of current Test skipper Graeme Smith and all-rounder Jacques Kallis in the country`s Test squad is `non-negotiable` if South Africa wants to retain its place on top of the global best rankings.

Djokovic boosts men`s ATP rankings lead over Nadal

World No.1 Novak Djokovic has reportedly boosted his lead in the latest top ten men`s tennis ranking by the Association of Tennis Professionals ( ATP) over US Open champion Rafael Nadal.

Zimbabwe returns to ICC Test rankings, Pak drops to sixth

Zimbabwe has re-entered the ICC Test rankings for the first time since May 2007 in the ninth place due to its dramatic and historic win against Pakistan in the second Test at the Harare Sports Club on Saturday.

Sania, Somdev slide in ranking ladder

The one-week absence from the Tour cost Sania Mirza 16 places as she dropped out of top-100 to find herself at 113 in the singles ranking list.

Wozniacki secures top ranking as Sharapova withdraws

Caroline Wozniacki celebrated in defeat on Wednesday after injured Russian Maria Sharapova`s withdrawal from the season-ending WTA Championships made sure the Dane would end the year as world number one.

ICC to launch Twenty20 International rankings next week

The International Cricket Council (ICC) will launch the Twenty20 International team and player rankings in a ceremony in Dubai on October 24.