Serena Williams had held the top spot for 124 consecutive weeks and was the oldest woman to hold the position since 1975.
Eastern Railway, the star sprinter’s employer, is yet to respond to request sent in January for renewal of registration, leave to train.
Top Indian wrestlers like Yogeshwar, Narsingh, Amit Kumar, Satywart Kadian and Mausam Khatri will compete for selection.
Custodian Savita emerges the saviour as India enhance their Olympic qualification with a 1-0 win over Japan in the fifth-place playoff.
Indian men’s basketball team steamrolled past eastern neighbours Nepal and Bangladesh.
Raghunath was to be the first-choice penalty flicker in Antwerp, backed by Jasjit, while Rupinder was to be rested.
Lewis Hamilton won last year’s race but team mate and title rival Nico Rosberg took pole position.
Cambridge University designers helped the girls get their ideas on paper.
Over the last couple of days, Kolkata hosted the fourth senior national chessboxing championship at Salt Lake SAI.
Pandit shepherded Mumbai to the Ranji Trophy title twice and has had fruitful stints in Maharashtra and Rajasthan as well.
A day after Vijender turned professional, coach Gurbax, spoke about his most famous ward’s chances in his new endeavour.
The example Chhetri mentions is Eugeneson Lyngdoh, whose impressive display for the club earned him his first national cap at the age of 28.
The celebrated boxer is likely to lose his police job in the wake of his decision on Monday to turn professional.
For all the glamour he courted, Vijender Singh’s bearing in the ring was unglamorous.
Four Indians bagged a gold each on the opening day of the World School Athletics Championships in Wuhan, China.