World Rankings

  • Brazil jump to No.3 in FIFA rankings ahead of World Cup 06-06-2014 08:28 AM

    Rio De Janeiro: Brazil jumped one spot to No.3 while Argentina leapt two places to No.5 in the latest FIFA world rankings announced on Thursday. The rankings update is the last before the World Cup in Brazil, which begins June 12. Defending champions Spain are still No.1 followed by Germany...
  • Pallikal drops to 12th in latest world rankings 02-04-2014 12:17 PM

    New Delhi: Indian squash player Dipika Pallikal has dropped a rung to be 12th in the latest world rankings for women in which Malaysian squash legend Nicol David has retained the top spot. Dipika, however, remains the highest-ranked Indian in the Women's Squash Association rankings. David has maintained the top...
  • Spain No. 1 in unchanged top 25 in FIFA rankings 16-01-2014 03:50 PM

    Zurich: World and European champion Spain remain No. 1 in an unchanged top 25 in the FIFA world rankings after a month in which only 18 international friendlies were played. Egypt made the biggest move, rising 10 places to No. 31 as older results dropped in value in the four-year...
  • Saina Nehwal drops to No. 4 in world rankings 08-08-2013 05:34 PM

    New Delhi: India's top shuttler Saina Nehwal dropped a place to No.4 in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released on Thursday. Saina, who advanced to the women's singles quarter-final at the World Championships in Guangzhou, was overtaken by Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon. Saina's city mate PV Sindhu retained her No....
  • India to host World Ranking Snooker tournament 17-07-2013 08:06 PM

    New Delhi: India will host the World Ranking Snooker tournament in New Delhi from October 14 to 18 offering a purse of 300,000 pounds with the world's top 64 cueists along with six from the host nation participating, according to a press release from the Billiards and Snooker Federation of...
  • Federer, Azarenka return to No. 1 in rankings 09-07-2012 05:32 PM

    London: With his 31st birthday looming Roger Federer began a record-equalling 286th week at the top of the world rankings on Monday after claiming a seventh Wimbledon title. The accepted theory is that male tennis players begin the slow decline into retirement once they hit the 30 barrier but, as...
  • Uruguay go second in FIFA world rankings 06-06-2012 05:02 PM

    Warsaw: Uruguay have moved above Germany to become the second-highest ranked team behind world and European champions Spain in the latest FIFA rankings published on Wednesday. Germany, who together with fourth-ranked Netherlands, Denmark (9th) and Portugal (10th) are all in a tough Group B at Euro 2012 which starts on...
  • Pallikal moves up to 15 in squash rankings 04-01-2012 11:16 AM

    New Delhi: Riding on her three WISPA title wins, India's young woman squash sensation Dipika Pallikal moved up to a career-high 15th place in the world rankings. Pallikal began 2011 at 29th spot and claimed her third WISPA title of the year in December in the Crocodile Challenge Cup in...
  • England up to fifth, Spain top FIFA rankings 24-11-2011 04:12 PM

    Zurich: World and European champions Spain stayed atop FIFA's monthly world rankings on Wednesday, despite losing a friendly to England, who climbed two places to No. 5. The Netherlands remained second but third-placed Germany narrowed the gap after winning 3-0 in a friendly between the sides. South American champions Uruguay...
  • Pallikal jumps one place in world squash rankings 01-11-2011 09:50 AM

    New Delhi: Following her title triumph in the WISPA Dread Series 2 tournament in Washington recently, ace Indian squash player Dipika Pallikal reached a career-high world ranking of 19 on Monday. Pallikal faced stiff resistance from England's Sarah-Jane Perry before prevailing 11-9 11-3 11-7 in the final to win the...
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  • Nehwal knocking the top-20 door 25-01-2007 09:34 PM

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  • Jeev Milkha breaks into golf's top-100 31-10-2006 01:14 PM

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  • Sania Mirza holds on to 44th spot 22-08-2006 09:18 PM

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