Free Press Journal
  • Pankaj Advani enters semis

    Egypt : Gunning for his 15th World tittle, ace cueist Pankaj Advani entered the semi-finals of the IBSF World Snooker Championship to assure India of a medal on Friday. Advani, who now remains the only Indian in the fray in the men’s category, outplayed Maltese Alex Borg 6-0 to better his last year’s performance when he went down to Yan Bingtao of China in the quarterfinals in Bengaluru. In the best-of-11-frame battle, Advani consistently put

  • 2015 my best year, says Sania

    Hyderabad: Star tennis player Sania Mirza says it is tough to have a better year than 2015 but she will strive hard to at least match the achievements of this season, in which she won two Grand Slams and also became world number one in individual doubles rankings.  “Next year, if not better it, hopefully, we can equal what we have done. It’s tough to have a better year than this. But, who

  • D’Assisi in finals

    Mumbai : St. Francis D’Assisi, Borivali recorded a hard-fought 1-0 win against Colaba Municipal School in a well-contested semi-final encounter of the 15th Amalendu Roye Memorial Football Tournament, organised by the ICL and played at the MSSA Ground, Azad Maidan. Striker Dhiren Patni netted the all-important winner for the Borivali schoolboys. In another semi-final, Don Bosco, Matunga overcame Cathedral & John Connon, Fort 4-3 to join D’Assissi in the final.

  • Tellis stars in Millwall’s triumph

    Mumbai : Thanks to goalkeeper Scott Tellis heroics under the bar, Millwall FC overcame Chimbai SC 3-1 via the tie-breaker in a absorbing battle for supremacy in a Men’s Premier Division final of the 13th Bandra West Football League 2015, organised by the BWFA and played at the Dr. Norman Lewis, Supari Talao Muncipal Grounds.

  • Awate draws with Gupta

    Mumbai : National ‘B’ champion and second seed FM Avinash Awate dropped a point as he was held to a draw by 16th seed Rajesh Gupta in a fourth round match of the Rs.1.50 lakhs prize-money SBI Life All-Maharashtra FIDE Rating Chess Tournament, which commenced at the Don Bosco High School, Borivali on Friday. Gupta (ELO1685) put up an impressive display and matches his illustrious rival Awate (ELO 2135) to force a draw and