Free Press Journal
  • Sri Lankan super-fan arrives in Australia

    Christchurch: Gayan Senanayaka is the super-fan of the Sri Lanka cricket side, attending over 200 games at home and abroad. Now, following their successful ICC T20 World Cup campaign in 2014, it’s no surprise that Senanayaka is excited about seeing his team in action on the world stage again.

  • Clarke to play against UAE

    Sydney: Australia’s injury-prone captain Michael Clarke is likely to make his comeback in a Cricket World Cup warm-up match against the UAE on Wednesday, raising hopes of him leading the side in the tournament opener against England on Saturday. “Michael, if he gets through training, will play the trial game on Wednesday so that is a pleasing thing for us. He is training the house down on the training track so now

  • IPL Governing Council meeting today

    Mumbai: The Cricket Board has convened meetings of its Marketing Committee and IPL Governing Council today. “Marketing and GC meetings have been convened for awarding digital rights and approval of matters relating to IPL,” BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel told PTI. The Board had issued invitation to tenders for awarding the digital rights (global internet and mobile telecast rights) for IPL over the next four years. The sealed bids received by the BCCI

  • Eng crush WI in warm-up

    Sydney : Seamer Chris Woakes geared up for the World Cup with a five-wicket haul to help England demolish the West Indies by nine wickets in a warm-up match in Sydney on Monday.

  • South Africa dominate Lanka

    Christchurch: South Africa put up a dominating show to beat Sri Lanka by five wickets in a warm-up match of the 2015 ICC World Cup at the Hagley Oval on Monday.

  • Deepika leads Jharkhand gold charge

    Thiruvananthapuram : Meet records were shattered on the very first day of track and field competition, while former Commonwealth and Asian Games medallist archer Deepika Kumari steered Jharkhand to a couple of gold medals in the recurve team events in the 35th National Games on Monday.

  • No berth pangs for Mumbai

    Mumbai : Forty-time champions Mumbai sneaked into the quarterfinals of the Ranji Trophy tournament by virtue of their first innings lead in their last Group A league match against holders Karnataka, which ended in a draw on Monday.

  • 22 killed as violence erupts at Egyptian soccer match

    Cairo : In a major tragedy, at least 22 people were killed and over 20 injured when angry Egyptian soccer fans clashed with security personnel to force their way into a stadium to watch a match, triggering a stampede and one of the deadliest game-related violence in the soccer-crazy nation.

  • Palak sinks 18-yr-old mark

    Mumbai : Palak Dhami of Matunga Gymkhana broke an 18-year-old under-10 record, even as Khar Gymkhana dominated the opening day, in the 43rd Bombay YMCA Inter Club Swimming Championship, at the YMCA Swimming Pool, Mumbai Central.

  • Holy Family emerge winner

    Mumbai : Holy Family, Andheri riding on Robin Rego’s lone strike overcame Chimbai SC by a close 1-0 margin in an exciting men’s 3rd round match of the Bandra Gymkhana open football tournament.

  • Mukesh shines in MCC (Blue) win

    Mumbai : Reputed batsmen Arjun Tendulkar (56), Sagar Chhabria (38) and Prithvi Shaw (26) did well for Test Cricket Club, yet they finished on losing side against table-topper MCC (Blue) in the Jwala Sports Foundation’s six-team double-leg Twister PRO-40 League, at Oval Maidan.

  • Carrom: Prakash, Yogesh advance

    Mumbai:Third Seeded Former Saarc and State Champion Prakash Gaikwad of LIC knocked out the challange of Rashid Sayyad of Mumbai in a thrilling three game encounter 16-25, 25-8, 25-0 to enter sixth round of the Men Singles event in the 7th Maharashtra State Ranking Prize Money Carrom Tournament – 2015. In a thrilling three game encounter Vinod Baria of Mumbai prevailed over Former International Suhas Pomendkar of Mumbai 25-8, 8-25, 25-6 to

  • Badminton tourney from today

    Mumbai: The 23rd G D Birla Memorial Masters Inter-Club Badminton Tournament, jointly organised by Badminton 45 and Bombay Gymkhana and sponsored by Birla Sunlife, will be held at the Bombay Gymkhana indoor badminton courts from February 10 to 15, 2015. There will be a Masters Inter-Club Team Championship, Masters Open Events and Professional Singles, played over six days of competition, being held under the auspices of GMBA and MBA. The Masters Inter-Club

  • Warriors tame Juhu Sparks

    Mumbai: Mumbai Warriors SC took a one step closer to the play-offs when they beat Juhu Sparks 5-2 in a Super Division encounter of the MDFA League – 2014-15. It was Warriors’ Nigerian striker Ikenna Ahukanna who scored a brace giving them a 4-1 half-time lead. Skipper Kshitij Dabholkar, Dwij Armarkar and Ishaq Mohammad scored a goal each to complete the tally. Manoj Upadhaya and Suresh Shetty scored a goal each for

  • PIFA Colaba win big

    Mumbai: Prolific scorer Elvis Ozowara continued with his brilliant scoring form, notching up a hat-trick to lead PIFA Colaba to a comfortable 5-1 win against Central Railway in an Elite Division encounter of the MDFA League – 2014-15. Central put a good fight in the first half, which finished even at 1-all, before crumbling under the sustained onslaught from Colaba outfit who struck four times during the second period to run away

  • New GDP Math sees India growing faster than China

    New Delhi :  Indian economy will grow by 7.4 per cent this fiscal, outpacing China to become the world’s fastest growing economy, after a revision in the method of calculations. The official figures, however, has left economists confused as it is at odds with other indicators like industrial production, exports and tax collection figures, which suggest that the economy is still crawling.

  • Sensex tanks 490 pts on weak corp earnings, Delhi exit polls

    Mumbai :  Indian markets continued their downward spiral for the seventh straight session after exit polls predicted BJP’s defeat in Delhi elections amid a mixed bag of corporate earnings, rattling investors confidence.

  • Police arrest Dawood’s aide

    Mumbai : The Mumbai police on Monday acquired the custody of gangster and close aide of Dawood Ibrahim, Tariq Parveen, after he was released by a court in Uttar Pradesh (UP) on a bail of Rs 2 lakh.

  • HC restrains police from arresting woman editor

    Mumbai : The Bombay High Court on Monday restrained Maharashtra government and police from taking any coercive steps, including arrest, agai-nst the Editor of an Urdu daily at the centre of a row over publishing the cover of French magazine Charlie Hebdo that featured a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad.