Free Press Journal
  • Mohammad Hafeez leads Pak fight back

    Sharjah (UAE) : Opener Mohammad Hafeez notched a brilliant 97 under pressure to help Pakistan stage a comeback in the third and final Test against England in Sharjah on Tuesday. The 35-year-old was just three runs away from his ninth Test hundred as he took Pakistan to 146-3 at the close on the third day at Sharjah stadium, leading by 74 runs with seven wickets intact. Nightwatchman Rahat Ali was the other not out batsman

  • BCCI accepts IPL COO Sundar’s resignation

    Mumbai : The BCCI on Tuesday accepted the resignation of IPL COO Sundar Raman, under investigation for alleged wrongdoing in the 2013 match fixing and betting scandal. “BCCI accepted Sundar Raman’s resignation from the post of Chief Operating Officer of the Indian Premier League (IPL),” a BCCI statement said. Raman was one of those named in the Lodha Committee report on the IPL scam, which questioned his role in the scandal. He was at the

  • Pak’s Shoaib Malik retires from Tests

    Sharjah (UAE): Former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik announced his retirement from Test cricket after he failed in the second innings of the third Test against England in Sharjah on Tuesday.  The 33-year-old only made a comeback in the longer format of the game after five years in the first Test against England in Abu Dhabi, smashing a career-best 245. But since then he has made nought, two, seven, 38 and nought in

  • Yogeshwar Dutt , Sushil Kumar bag highest bids

    New Delhi : Yogeshwar Dutt emerged as the costliest Indian grappler in the inaugural Pro Wrestling League (PWL) auctions, picked up by Haryana for Rs. 39.70 lakhs even as two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar was bought for Rs. 38.20 lakh by Uttar Pradesh.

  • Will fly back to Kolkata if not allowed to open: Sourav Ganguly

    Kolkata : Practising ahead of the Cricket All Stars league in the United States, former India captain Sourav Ganguly joked on Tuesday that if he is not allowed to open the innings, he would take the first flight back to Kolkata. The left-hander batted at the nets for around 30 minutes on Tuesday morning so that he can be ready to take on Warne’s Warriors in the first match in New York City on

  • Sporty Solutionz plea admitted in Delhi HC

    New Delhi: Indian Badminton League brand owners and commercial partners, Sporty Solutionz Pvt Limited’s plea for protection of the IBL intellectual property rights has been admitted in the Delhi High Court.

  • Mumbai boys emerge national squash champs

    Mumbai : Mumbai’s Neel Joshi and Yuvraj Wadhwani emerged boys’ U-13 and U-11 champions, in the Junior & Sub Junior National Squash Championship. Among the girls from Mumbai, top seeds Navmi Sharma and Ananya Dabke finished runners-up in U-15 and U-13, respectively, while Nikita Joshi and Jui Kalgutkar finished fourth in Under-17 and Under-19, respectively. Ranked No. 1 in India, Neel Joshi lived up to his reputation with a convincing 11-4, 11-5, 11-3

  • Dominic Savio rally to exciting win

    Mumbai : Dominic Savio, Andheri kicked off their campaign when they rallied to an exciting 23-18 come-from-behind win over Cathedral & John Connon in a boys under-16 Pool B tie, in the 2nd Don Bosco Inter School Basketball Championship on Tuesday. Cathedral enjoyed an envious 13-7 advantage at half-time and looked set to romp to a comfortable win after combining well. But they paid the price for complacency as Keegan Vaz led Dominic Savio’s