Maria Sharapova concedes No.1 ranking to Serena Williams
Maria Sharapova concedes No.1 ranking to Serena Williams

Maria Sharapova failed to advance out of the WTA Finals groups and conceded the year-end No.1 ranking to Serena Williams despite a three-set victory over Agnieszka Radwanska on Friday.

Forge society to triumph over ignorance, bigotry: Singapore Deputy PM

People should muster their collective will to forge a tolerant society based on open- mindedness, empathy and understanding for each other, as winds of religious and ethnic conflicts were blowing in some parts of the world, country's Deputy Prime Minister on Thursday said.

Serena Williams shocker changes nothing for Eugenie Bouchard
Serena Williams shocker changes nothing for Eugenie Bouchard

Eugenie Bouchard said she would go for broke against Serena Williams in a last-ditch bid to rescue her WTA Finals campaign after slumping to her second big defeat on Wednesday.

Anna Ivanovic gets `goosebumps` for Daddy Novak Djokovic
Anna Ivanovic gets `goosebumps` for Daddy Novak Djokovic

Ana Ivanovic said she was thrilled for men`s world number one Novak Djokovic on Wednesday after her childhood friend announced the birth of his first child.

Ana Ivanovic downs Eugenie Bouchard for first Singapore win
Ana Ivanovic downs Eugenie Bouchard for first Singapore win

Ana Ivanovic recovered from her opening loss to race to a 6-1 6-3 victory over an out-of-sorts Eugenie Bouchard on Wednesday, putting the world number seven back into the mix for a WTA Finals last-four berth.

Serena Williams says she`s `nowhere near 100 percent`
Serena Williams says she`s `nowhere near 100 percent`

Serena Williams admitted her fitness was "nowhere near 100 percent" as her WTA Finals hopes receded after one of the heaviest defeats of her career on Wednesday.

Wozniacki outlasts erratic Sharapova; Agnieszk​a Radwanska wins
Wozniacki outlasts erratic Sharapova; Agnieszk​a Radwanska wins

Caroline Wozniacki put a huge dent in Maria Sharapova`s bid to finish the season as world number one by overcoming some distracting bright lights to outlast the Russian 7-6(4) 6-7(5) 6-2 in their marathon opening group match at the WTA Finals on Tuesday.

Reforms needed to attract investment, create jobs: Vasundhara

The process to start business must be made simpler and certain old regulations have to be revisited in order to push ahead with reforms and create jobs, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje said on Tuesday.

China`s Li Na rules out retirement U-turn
China`s Li Na rules out retirement U-turn

Chinese star Li Na ruled out a return to tennis Sunday despite quitting the sport just months after winning her second Grand Slam title.

Serena Williams slams `sexist, racist` slur from Russian tennis boss
Serena Williams slams `sexist, racist` slur from Russian tennis boss

World number one Serena Williams lashed out at "sexist" and racist" comments from the head of Russian tennis Sunday after he jokingly called her and her sister Venus the "Williams brothers".

Reigning US Open champ Marin Cilic joins UAE Royals' IPTL campaign
Reigning US Open champ Marin Cilic joins UAE Royals' IPTL campaign

Reigning US Open champion and World No.9 Marin Cilic will represent the UAE Royals, the Dubai based IPTL franchise, in the inaugural edition of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL).

Singapore shift events to protect pitch for Suzuki Cup

Proprietors of Singapore`s much-maligned National Stadium have bumped a concert in an attempt to assure concerned organisers that they will have a pitch up to the standards for next month`s Suzuki Cup.

Japan confidence shredded by Neymar bashing
Japan confidence shredded by Neymar bashing

With their homeland battered by typhoons in recent weeks, Japan`s footballers face a crisis of confidence ahead of their Asian Cup defence after Neymar stormed through them in Singapore.

Singapore's 3 national monuments to undergo repair works

Singapore's National Heritage Board (NHB) has disbursed more than SGD1.3 million in grant for repairs and restoration work at three national monuments, including the oldest Hindu temple in the country.

Indian jailed for molesting woman in Singapore

An Indian national in Singapore was jailed on Tuesday for four weeks for molesting a woman in a lift at a train station.

Brazil's Samba Boys set for Singapore sand
Brazil's Samba Boys set for Singapore sand

Singapore`s plan to boost its international profile by staging a glamour football friendly between Brazil and Japan could backfire due to the appalling state of the playing surface at the centrepiece of the city-state`s $1 billion Sports Hub.

IS poses threat to Singapore, Deputy Premier Teo says

The escalation of violence in the Middle East as well as the expansion of the dreaded Islamic State group has raised the terror threat posed to Singapore, Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean told parliament today.

21st Indian jailed for Singapore riots

 An Indian was Tuesday jailed for 14 months for his involvement in the Dec 8, 2013, riots here.

Field set for WTA finals in Singapore
Field set for WTA finals in Singapore

Wimbledon runner-up Eugenie Bouchard, Poland`s Agnieszka Radwanska, US Open finalist Caroline Wozniacki and former French Open champion Ana Ivanovic have wrapped up the last four spots at the season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore.

Singapore honours veteran Indian-origin social worker

An 80-year-old Indian-origin social worker in Singapore has been felicitated and given a cash prize of SGD 10,000 for his community work.