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The scientists at Stanford University have created a database of around 1,00,000 top scientists of the world.(Representative Image)

World Rankings: 10 PGIMER doctors rank among top scientists

Hindustan Times/Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2020 09:11 PM IST
A subject-wise analysis was conducted by a team of scientists at Stanford University, USA, led by Dr John PA Ioannidis; the database has been published in PLOS Biology
Belarus' Aryna Sabalenka celebrates with the trophy after winning the final against Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova.(REUTERS)
Belarus' Aryna Sabalenka celebrates with the trophy after winning the final against Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova.(REUTERS)

‘That’s for dad’: Aryna Sabalenka dedicates Qatar title to late father

Doha | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAR 01, 2020 08:16 AM IST
Aryna Sabalenka’s win over the eighth-seeded Czech, who was Qatar champion in 2018, will see her rise to 11 in the world rankings on Monday.
A file photo of Mirabai Chanu.(Getty Images)
A file photo of Mirabai Chanu.(Getty Images)

Mirabai sets mark, raises the bar

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Dhiman Sarkar
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2020 11:43 PM IST
The Asian championships will be from April 16-25 in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. Adding 7kg in aggregate would need intensity in her training upped from the current 80-85% to 90%, she said.
Naomi Osaka of Japan talks to the media(AP)
Naomi Osaka of Japan talks to the media(AP)

Near-death experience gives Naomi Osaka perspective

Brisbane | By AFP
PUBLISHED ON JAN 05, 2020 02:29 PM IST
An upbeat Osaka told reporters ahead of the season-opening Brisbane International that she had tried to have a bit of fun and experience new things during the off-season, which meant her “first vacation ever”.
File image of Manpreet Singh(Getty Images)
File image of Manpreet Singh(Getty Images)

I believe we can play the final of Tokyo Olympics: hockey captain Manpreet

New Delhi | By PTI
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2020 05:41 PM IST
Reviewing the year gone by, Manpreet said 2019 has been productive for the team in terms of its performances despite not getting enough opportunities to compete in high-level international tournaments.
India's Saina Nehwal(AP)
India's Saina Nehwal(AP)

Hong Kong Open: Saina Nehwal , sameer Verma suffer 1st round exit

Hong Kong | By PTI
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2019 10:25 AM IST
Currently ranked 9 in the world rankings, Saina has now lost five of her last six tournaments in the opening round itself.
Spain's Rafael Nadal during his round of 16 match against Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka.(REUTERS)
Spain's Rafael Nadal during his round of 16 match against Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka.(REUTERS)

‘Super sad’ Rafael Nadal out of Paris Masters, doubt for ATP Finals

Paris | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2019 12:00 AM IST
Rafael Nadal pulled out of the Paris Masters just minutes before the scheduled start of his semi-final against Denis Shapovalov on Saturday, leaving the Canadian to play Novak Djokovic in the final.
Bhubaneswar: Indian player Mandeep Singh (11) tussle with Laroslav Loginov (19) of Russia during FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers.(PTI)
Bhubaneswar: Indian player Mandeep Singh (11) tussle with Laroslav Loginov (19) of Russia during FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers.(PTI)

FIH Olympic Qualifiers: Mandeep’s brace saves India blushes against Russia

Bhubaneshwar | By B Shrikant
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2019 11:24 PM IST
Mandeep (24th, 53rd minutes) scored two field goals while Harmanpreet Singh (5th) and SV Sunil (48th) also hit the target for India.
Britain's Andy Murray in action against Dominic Thiem of Austria.(REUTERS)
Britain's Andy Murray in action against Dominic Thiem of Austria.(REUTERS)

Andy Murray’s China Open run meets brave end in quarter-finals

Beijing | By AFP
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2019 02:51 PM IST
A third match in four days in the Chinese capital proved a step too far for Murray, who looked exhausted after a three-set victory on Wednesday against Cameron Norrie.
A file photo of Venus Williams.(USA TODAY Sports)
A file photo of Venus Williams.(USA TODAY Sports)

Venus Williams loses to Danielle Collins, crashes out of Wuhan Open

Wuhan | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2019 03:44 PM IST
Venus Williams, a 2015 Wuhan champion now 59th in the world rankings, squandered a lead in the first set before eventually losing to Collins, who recorded just the second match win of her career on Chinese soil.
FILE PHOTO: Andy Murray(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: Andy Murray(REUTERS)

Andy Murray hopes to be fit enough by next year to play Federer, Nadal

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2019 11:29 AM IST
Murray, who has dropped to 415 in the world rankings, will next compete in Zhuhai, Beijing and Shanghai in the Asian swing of the ATP tour this year, but the three-times major winner thinks that it will be 2020 before he is “maybe” able to face the challenge of playing Federer or Nadal
IIT Ropar received a very high score in citation impact and industry income measure.(HT File Photo)
IIT Ropar received a very high score in citation impact and industry income measure.(HT File Photo)

IIT Ropar ranked 2nd in India, outranks older IIT branches

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2019 10:35 AM IST
Accompanied by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, which secured the top rank in the country, it fell in the overall slab of 301-350 in the 2020 world rankings
A file photo of Kim Clijsters.(Getty Images)
A file photo of Kim Clijsters.(Getty Images)

Kim Clijsters sets sights on 2020 comeback after seven-year absence

Paris | By Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 07:10 PM IST
Belgium’s former world number one Kim Clijsters announced on Thursday her return to competitive tennis in 2020, seven years after retiring.
England's Joe Root walks after losing his wicket.(Action Images via Reuters)
England's Joe Root walks after losing his wicket.(Action Images via Reuters)

Joe Root under ‘no pressure’ despite Ashes failure, says Trevor Bayliss

London | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 08:21 AM IST
Australia lead the five-match series 2-1 with one Test to go, meaning they are certain to retain the urn because they are the Ashes holders.
US Open winner Bianca Andreescu poses with her trophy.(REUTERS)
US Open winner Bianca Andreescu poses with her trophy.(REUTERS)

Bianca Andreescu jumps into top five as Ashleigh Barty grabs top ranking

Paris | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2019 04:30 PM IST
Eliminated in the first qualifying round in New York a year ago, Bianca Andreescu rose 10 places to number five after beating Serena Williams in the final on Saturday.
Belinda Bencic of Switzerland reacts after beating Donna Vekic of Croatia.(USA TODAY Sports)
Belinda Bencic of Switzerland reacts after beating Donna Vekic of Croatia.(USA TODAY Sports)

Belinda Bencic advances to first Grand Slam semi-final at US Open

New York | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2019 11:56 PM IST
Bencic will play Thursday against the winner of a later quarter-final between Canadian 15th seed Bianca Andreescu and Belgian 25th seed Elise Mertens.
B Sai Praneeth displays the bronze medal.(PTI)
B Sai Praneeth displays the bronze medal.(PTI)

World c’ships bronze medallist B Sai Praneeth eyeing consistent show to seal Olympic berth early

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2019 06:15 PM IST
Praneeth became the first Indian male player in 36 years to win a medal at the BWF World Championship, emulating the legendary Prakash Padukone, who had clinched a bronze at the 1983 edition.
Danish legend Morten Frost has been roped in by Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy to train youngsters.(Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
Danish legend Morten Frost has been roped in by Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy to train youngsters.(Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

The Dane grooming India’s future star shuttlers

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Sandip Sikdar
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2019 07:02 PM IST
He even knows how many quarter-finals PV Sindhu played the last year. Commentating for three months a year, the Dane keeps himself updated for the other nine.
A file photo of Andy Murray.(REUTERS)
A file photo of Andy Murray.(REUTERS)

Andy Murray ready to go it alone in Cincinnati Masters

Cincinnati | By Reuters
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2019 11:46 PM IST
Andy Murray had hip resurfacing surgery in January in a bid to salvage his career and eased himself back into competitive action in doubles play.
File image of Andy Murray(REUTERS)
File image of Andy Murray(REUTERS)

Andy Murray to return to singles in Cincinnati next week

Washington | By PTI
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2019 09:55 AM IST
His first match next week in Cincinnati in the final major tuneup for the US Open will be his first competitive singles outing since the Australian Open in January.
Serena Williams (USA) hits a ball to Naomi Osaka (not pictured) during the Rogers Cup tennis tournament at Aviva Centre.(USA TODAY Sports)
Serena Williams (USA) hits a ball to Naomi Osaka (not pictured) during the Rogers Cup tennis tournament at Aviva Centre.(USA TODAY Sports)

Serena Williams powers past No. 1-bound Osaka, Halep retires hurt

Toronto | By AFP
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2019 09:55 AM IST
Williams fired 12 aces and didn’t face a break point as she beat Osaka for the first time in three meetings.
File image of British tennis star Andy Murray.(AFP)
File image of British tennis star Andy Murray.(AFP)

Andy Murray nears return while Stefanos Tsitsipas moves into top five

Washington | By AFP
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2019 08:24 AM IST
Murray has practised singles this week to improve his conditioning after the long layoff.
File image of Rafael Nadal(REUTERS)
File image of Rafael Nadal(REUTERS)

Wary of past pain, Rafael Nadal eyes third Wimbledon title

London | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JUN 27, 2019 03:04 PM IST
After all, he has been champion there twice, is bang in form after a record-stretching 12th French Open, is injury free and last year was a whisker away from reaching the final.
Australia's Ashleigh Barty celebrates winning the final against Germany's Julia Goerges with the trophy.(Action Images via Reuters)
Australia's Ashleigh Barty celebrates winning the final against Germany's Julia Goerges with the trophy.(Action Images via Reuters)

Australian Ashleigh Barty guarantees rise to world number one

Reuters | By AFP
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2019 08:06 PM IST
Ashleigh Barty beat Germany’s Julia Goerges 6-3 7-5 in the final, meaning when the new WTA rankings are released on Monday she will knock Japan’s Naomi Osaka off the summit.
Australia's Ashleigh Barty in action during her second round match against Jennifer Brady.(Action Images via Reuters)
Australia's Ashleigh Barty in action during her second round match against Jennifer Brady.(Action Images via Reuters)

Naomi Osaka’s Birmingham exit gives Ashleigh Barty shot at number one

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2019 11:27 AM IST
Osaka, who became world number one after winning the Australian Open, needed to reach the Birmingham final to guarantee she would stay ahead of Barty in the rankings but lost 6-2 6-3 to Kazakhstan’s Yulia Putintseva.
India-based OP Jindal Global University (JGU) has said that it’s the youngest university to have found a place in the 2020 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings,(File)
India-based OP Jindal Global University (JGU) has said that it’s the youngest university to have found a place in the 2020 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings,(File)

OP Jindal Global University enters QS World rankings

IANS, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2019 04:16 PM IST
India-based OP Jindal Global University (JGU) has said that it’s the youngest university to have found a place in the 2020 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings.
France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga reacts during his first round match against Germany's Peter Gojowczyk(REUTERS)
France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga reacts during his first round match against Germany's Peter Gojowczyk(REUTERS)

French Open 2019: Home favourite Tsonga ready to renew Nishikori rivalry

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2019 09:34 AM IST
Tsonga overcame German Peter Gojowczyk on Monday to reach the second round at Roland Garros for the first time since 2016, as he did not compete here last season and fell at the first hurdle in 2017.
File image of Heena Sidhu(Hindustan Times)
File image of Heena Sidhu(Hindustan Times)

Heena Sidhu, Ankur Mittal nominated for Khel Ratna by shooting federation

New Delhi | By PTI
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2019 03:45 PM IST
Anjum Moudgil (rifle), Shahzar Rizvi (pistol) and Om Prakash Mitharwal (pistol) have been nominated for the Arjuna Awards.
H S Prannoy of India.(Getty Images)
H S Prannoy of India.(Getty Images)

Badminton Asia Championships: Shuttlers blame BAI for tournament entry gaffe

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sandip Sikdar
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2019 01:07 AM IST
HS Prannoy and B Sai Praneeth were looking to take part in the April 23-28 event but later got to know that only two names – Kidambi Srikanth and Sameer Verma – have been confirmed
Tiger Woods of the U.S. celebrates with with his green jacket and trophy after winning the 2019 Masters.(REUTERS)
Tiger Woods of the U.S. celebrates with with his green jacket and trophy after winning the 2019 Masters.(REUTERS)

Battle-tested Tiger Woods back on top with Masters title

Augusta | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2019 08:29 AM IST
Tiger Woods completed an epic “full circle” comeback from career-threatening injury and scandal by winning the 83rd Masters on Sunday.
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