When the new rankings are released on Thursday, the 25-year-old Saina Nehwal will become the first Indian woman shuttler to hold the coveted World No. 1 spot, breaking the Chinese stronghold on the rank since December 2010.
Saina Nehwal, who created history by reaching the pinnacle of world badminton rankings, on Saturday said she had contemplated 'quitting badminton' after last year's World Championships.
Peerless Lewis Hamilton waited out a torrential downpour before snatching pole position at the Malaysian Grand Prix in a wet and wild qualifying session on Saturday.
Malli Mastan Babu, an ace mountaineer who had climbed the Seven Summits in 172 days, has gone missing during a solo expedition in the Andes.
The legendary Balbir Singh Senior, member of three Olympic gold medal winning teams, was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the inaugural Hockey India Awards here in Delhi.
Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal on Saturday created history by becoming the first Indian woman to be ranked World No.1.
Five-time world champion Lin Dan suffered a shocking loss against eighth seed Tommy Sugiarto, while leading Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth entered the semifinals of the $275,000 India Open Superseries in Delhi on Friday.
There was a choice to cheer for RMV Gurusaidutt, former world champion Ratchanok Intanon or a bit later, HS Prannoy, who got rid off top seed Jan O Jorgensen in the previous round.
Lewis Hamilton found a new way to demonstrate Mercedes' domination of Formula One by sitting out two thirds of Friday's practice sessions for the Malaysian Grand Prix and yet was still the fastest.
A two-year-old girl groomed from birth to be an archery champion after the tragic death of her older siblings set a new national record on Tuesday, according to the India Book of Records.
To streamline the functioning of national sports federations (NSF) in the country, the sports ministry had been issuing directives for good governance and transparency over the past couple of months.
The absence of Germany from this year's Formula One calendar, confirmed on Friday, would have been utterly unthinkable a decade ago.
Thursday marks something of a national holiday for American sports fans, when the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship, better known as March Madness or the Big Dance, begins in earnest.Here's a brief explanation of how a basketball tournament transcended sports to become a national craze.
A Red Bull advisor has warned that the team could pull out of Formula One unless changes were made to the current regulations.
The World Hockey League final between India and Poland was scheduled to start at 8pm. The venue Major Dhyan Chand Stadium in New Delhi had more Polish supporters than Indian supporters at 7.30pm.