In what turned out to be a bitter-sweet year for Indian chess, five-time winner Viswanathan Anand lost his bid to regain his title in the Sochi World Championship but Indian men's team clinched a historic bronze at 41st Olympiad.
Former Formula One world champion Nigel Mansell believes that Mercedes ' ace racer Lewis Hamilton has this season's world title in 'one hand' as he heads into the final race in Abu Dhabi on 23 November.
A quick look at the world rankings offers proof that the region`s players remain the dominant force in badminton today with the Asian Games tournament set to be one of the most keenly contested and highest class events at the Incheon gathering.
Long serving Ferrari president, Luca Cordero di Montezemolo has announced that he will leave the Formula One team next month. The 67-year-old was under pressure to quit from Sergio Marchionne, the chief executive of parent company Fiat.
An exuberant P V Sindhu would look to improve the colour of her medal even as a fit-again Saina Nehwal eyes her maiden podium finish when a confident Indian badminton team starts its campaign in the World Championship here .
His eyes firmly trained on the 2016 Rio Games, two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar, in all probability, will skip the upcoming World Championship as well as the Asian Games slated to be held next month, as he now wants to win a gold in the biggest sporting event.
Ayonika Paul, who grabbed a silver medal in the 10M Air Rifle event at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games last Saturday, has set her sights on an Olympic medal in 2016 though her immediate aim is to clinch gold at next month`s World Championship followed by the Asian Games.
The Indian public were left high and dry when Usain Bolt decided to give Commonwealth Games in Delhi, a miss four years back but the Jamaican legend today explained that it was the World Championship in 2011 that stopped him from taking part in the previous edition.