Free Press Journal
  • RCB look to halt losing streak

    Bangalore: Left to lick their wounds after losing their last three matches in a row, Royal Challengers Bangalore will look to return to winning ways when they take on Sunrisers Hyderabad in their first home match in IPL 7 today.

  • BCCI says IPL 7 clean despite reports of illegal approaches

    Mumbai: The BCCI stopped short of confirming if paceman Morne Morkel was approached by a suspicious element in the UAE leg of the IPL and remained confident that the current edition of the T20 league will not be hit by any off-field controversy.

  • How poll outcome will influence Srinivasan’s fate

    Veturi Srivatsa/IANS: Indian cricket is heading for heady times. Everyone’s calculations in the Indian cricket board, except the Supreme Court, hinges on the outcome on May 16, the day the results of the general election are out.

  • Nice to taste victory, says Anderson

    Mumbai: New Zealand all-rounder Corey Anderson echoed the relief felt by his Mumbai Indians teammates after the defending champions recorded their first win in the ongoing IPL. “It’s nice to have such a start after a disappointing run in Dubai. We have won at our fortress (Wankhede Stadium). The guys told me before game we don’t lose too many matches here and it’s nice to get off to a win,” said Anderson.

  • Dhoni can lead India for four more years: Fleming

    New Delhi: Chennai coach Stephen Fleming feels that MS Dhoni is good enough to continue as a captain for three years but the New Zealander is not sure “whether he can continue playing all three formats” for that long a time.

  • 6,000 from City take part in arithmetic championship

    INDORE:  About 6,000 students took part in the state-level arithmetic test conducted by UCMAS network at Abhay Prashal, on Saturday. Children took part and solved complex arithmetic problems. This 10-level test was based on the course provided in the curriculum of ABACUS.

  • Gay’s Olympic gold stripped off

    The US sprint star also gets a one-year doping ban after being tested positive for an anabolic steroid

  • Season opens for Sania-Cara pair

    Baet rivals Eva Hrdinova and Valeria Solovyeva 6-4, 6-3 in a hard-fought final for first title of the year

  • City police clueless about double murder

    Indore: Though 48 hours have passed after the double murder in Bakhtavar Ram Nagar, yet the police could not made any significant progress in the murder case. The police even examined the call details of deceased, Shakuntladev but they did not find any clue. The mobile phone of Anita Dubey, the former assistant director of education department, was missing after the incident and it could not be traced yet.

  • Rovin, Zubin crash

    Mumbai: Fancied Rovin D’Souza and Zubin Leninwala were among a host of favourites who crashed out on a dramatic day of upsets, in the Citilights Radio Club All India Open Handicap Snooker & Invitation Billiards Tournament on Saturday.

  • Berdych hammers Hanescu to reach Portugal finals

     Oeiras (Portugal):  Top seed Tomas Berdych lived up to his billing on Saturday with a 6-2, 6-2 hammering of Romanian Victor Hanescu which took the Czech into the final of the Portugal Open.
    Berdych, playing on a wild card, will compete in his third final of the season after Rotterdam and Dubai when he faces the winner from Argentine Carlos Berlocq and Daniel Gimeno-Traver of Spain.
    “The first step is there, I’m in the

  • Indian women paddlers out of World TT C’ship

    Tokyo: India’s challenge at the World Table Tennis championships ended after the women paddlers were beaten 1-3 in the quarterfinals by Brazil.After a brilliant performance in group events of Stage 1 in second division, the Indian girls were expected to give some fight in the knockout stage.

  • Atletico boss to unveil Kolkata franchise, jersey

    Kolkata: Atletico Madrid team owner and CEO Miguel Angel Gil Marin will unveil the Kolkata franchise’s name and jersey for the upcoming Indian Sports League on May 7.Only franchise in the 8-team ISL which has a strategic tie-up with top foreign club, the Kolkata team will also be the first to unveil the side as their Spanish co-owners will be here on a three-day visit beginning May 6 to discuss the roadmap