Free Press Journal
  • Middle order a problem: Mahendra Singh Dhoni

    Rajkot : India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday again expressed his helplessness about still not being able to find out which of his batsmen can fit in the middle order and finish games in close run chases. “We are looking for batsmen to play at Nos 5, 6 and 7. Till they play there, we won’t know who is a good bet over there. And we are looking to give chances as well

  • Riyaz, Kajal emerge champs

    Mumbai : The 4th seeded World No. 4 Champion Riyaz Akbar Ali and Second Seeded Kajal Kumari of India claimed Men and Women singles title in the 7th International Federation Cup Carrom Tournament organised by All India Carrom Federation under authority of International Carrom Federation at Tyagaraja Sports Complex Stadium, New Delhi.

  • Mumbai lass for World Cadet TT

    Mumbai : Mumbai players Diya Chitale and Srushti Haleangadi and coach Monalisa Barua-Mehta will be part of four Indians selected for the World Cadet Challenge Table Tennis. Parth Virmani of Delhi will complete the squad. The Mumbai trio will represent their respective teams in the 2015 ITTF World Cadet Challenge to be held at the Egyptian resort of Sharm El-Sheik from October 23 to 31. This prestigious ITTF event is restricted to only eight

  • Imrali barce seals win for Customs

    Mumbai : Diminutive striker Deepak Irmali showed good finishing touch scoring two goals, one in each half to steer Mumbai Customs to a 2-0 win against PIFA Colaba FC in an evenly contested Elite Division match of the MDFA League 2015-2016, played at the Cooperage football ground. The fast-paced and opportunistic left winger Imrali converted from both the chances that came his way.

  • Djokovic thrashes Tsonga to lift Shanghai Masters title

    Shanghai: World No.1 Novak Djokovic rolled to a 6-4, 6-2 win over France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the final of the Shanghai Masters hard-court tennis tournament here on Sunday. World No.16 Tsonga played better in the second set, but it was not enough to beat Djokovic, who finished the match with 18 winners and converted on four of 13 break chances, reports Efe.

  • Ravija, Omkar swim to glory

    Mumbai : Ravija Singal, of Gopi Birla and Omkar Nehete, of TP Bhatia, won laurels in the their respective girls and boys Under-17 events, in the GMAAA Inter-School/Junior Colleges swimming championships, hosted by Mandpeshwar Civic Federation swimming pool at Borivali here on Sunday.

  • ISL: Delhi Dynamos beat Kerala Blasters

    Kochi : A late second-half header from Ghanaian striker Richard Gadze sealed the deal for Delhi Dynamos FC who beat Kerala Blasters 1-0 in an Indian Super League (ISL) encounter here on Sunday. Gadze found himself at the end of a cross from former France forward Florent Malouda and made no mistake in burying his header in four minutes from the final whistle at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium. The victory propelled Dynamos to the second spot

  • Hugh FA romp to easy victory over Bharat FC

    Mumbai : Hugh Fernandes Academy (HFA) struck good form to register a comfortable 3-1 win against Bharat FC in a Second Division match of the MDFA League, played at the St. Xavier’s Ground, Parel on Sunday. Strikers Pratesh Pandare, Sukshan Warick and Varde Chavan, all scored a goal each for the Academy side, while Bharat FC reduced the margin of defeat through Richard Thokchum. In another match, Mubaarak Hunters and Our Lady of Fatima played

  • MCA to donate Rs.1 crore for drought relief

    Mumbai : The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) on Sunday said it will donate Rs.1 crore to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis for drought relief. MCA vice president Ashish Shelar said a cheque will be handed over to Fadnavis on October 25, the day when India face South Africa in the fifth and final One-Day International (ODI) here. This is the second successive year of drought in Maharashtra.