World Champions

  • Djokovic, Serena run away with top ITF awards 11-12-2012 05:40 PM

    London: Serbia's Novak Djokovic has beaten Andy Murray to the International Tennis Federation's (ITF) annual men's World Champion award with American Serena Williams taking the women's prize for a third time. Djokovic, who ended a second successive year on top of the ATP rankings, successfully defended his Australian Open title,...
  • Humpy shocked by Zhukova in world women's chess c'ship 14-11-2012 10:52 PM

    Khanty Mansiysk: Top-rated Grandmaster Koneru Humpy suffered a shock defeat at the hands of Natalia Zhukova of Ukraine in the first game of the second round of world women's chess championship here on Wednesdat. It turned out to be a bad day in office for the highest rated girl in...
  • Djokovic, Kvitova chosen ITF World Champions 15-12-2011 01:02 PM

    London: Novak Djokovic capped an incredible season with the ITF World Champion award on Tuesday, becoming the first player other than Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal to win since 2003. Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic won the women's award, while American twins Bob and Mike Bryan were picked in...
  • UP to felicitate Raina, Chawla for WC victory 03-04-2011 03:59 PM

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government on Sunday announced to felicitate Indian cricketers Suresh Raina and Piyush Chawla with Kanshiram International Sports award after the team's historic victory in the World Cup on Saturday night. "By helping the Indian team in reaching the final match and making important contributions in winning...
  • President 'mesmerised' with Team India's win 03-04-2011 02:08 PM

    Mumbai: President Pratibha Patil on Sunday said watching the thrilling final of Cricket World Cup was a 'mesmerising' experience and lauded the 'tenacity and hard work' of the Men in Blue. "Team India played with utmost patience, dexterity and displayed superb skills, both with bat and ball," the President told...
  • Pak PM congratulates India for World Cup win 03-04-2011 01:04 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has congratulated Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the Indian cricket team's victory in the cricket World Cup and expressed the hope that sports links between the two countries will be "fully restored in the near future". In a message sent to Singh on...
  • WC: Dikshit announces Rs 1 cr for Delhi boys 03-04-2011 11:18 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Sunday announced an award of Rs 2 crore for Indian cricket team captain MS Dhoni and Rs 1 crore each for four Delhi players after their historic victory in the World Cup. "The Chief Minister has decided to honour the Indian captain...
  • Congratulate the World Champions team India for winning the World Cup.

    India beat Sri Lanka by six wickets in the World Cup final at Mumbai's Wankhede stadium to lift the World Cup 2011. Congratulate the men...
  • World champion Kiwi cyclist pulls out of CWG 24-09-2010 09:00 AM

    Melbourne: Former world champion road cyclist Greg Henderson on Friday became the first selected New Zealand athlete to withdraw from the Commonwealth Games, saying there are "too many risks" in going to Delhi for the troubled event. Henderson, who was left shaken after seeing pictures showing "filthy" conditions at the...
  • Thai prisoner KOs her way to freedom 14-06-2007 12:38 PM

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  • Ex-boxing world champ dies in crash 08-05-2007 09:21 PM

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  • Boxing champ KO'd by Sania 09-11-2006 11:32 AM

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