Free Press Journal
  • Don’t let level drop, Arsene warns Gunners

    Southampton : Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says that his players must maintain the standards they set against Manchester City if they are to keep pace in the Premier League title race. Monday’s 2-1 victory over third-place City moved Wenger’s side to within two points of leaders Leicester City and they can consolidate that position when they travel to face Southampton on Saturday. The Frenchman claims the performance against Manuel Pellegrini’s side confirmed the growing belief

  • AIFF issues show cause notice to Romeo, Mandar

    New Delhi : The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has issued a show cause notice to Dempo’s Romeo Fernandes and Mandar Rao Dessai for failing to turn up for the ongoing national camp. The AIFF has given the two players a week’s time to explain their absence from the camp. “Prior to assessing penalties and sanctions against you and your club(s) and issuing the order, the AIFF would like to offer you an opportunity to

  • Sanjita, Ramana ‘lift’ gold medals

    Patiala : Sanjita Chanu and Korada Ramana bagged gold medals in the women’s 48kg and men’s 56kg categories,respectively on the first day of the Women Senior National Weightlifting Championships at the SAI centre on Friday. In Women’s 48kg, Sanjita lifted 78kg in snatch and 95kg in clean and jerk for a total of 173kg to emerge on top while Mirabai Chanu and Chandrika Tarafdar finished with silver and bronze, respectively. Mirabai managed a total of

  • Manu-Reddy jump to 17th

    New Delhi : Riding on their maiden Grand Prix title triumph in the Mexico Open, Indian men’s doubles pair of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy on Friday jumped three spots to regain their career-best ranking of World No. 17 in the latest BWF rankings. While Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu continued to be static at World No. 2 and World No. 12 respectively, Kidambi Srikanth, Parupalli Kashyap and H S Prannoy also remained

  • Amruta Vidyalaya grab volleyball title

    Mumbai : Amruta Vidyalaya School from Navi Mumbai emerged champions winning the boys’ under-16 volleyball final in the inaugural Sports For All (SFA)-India’s Premier Inter-School Sporting System, which commenced at the D.Y. Patil Sports Stadium, Nerul on Friday. In the summit round, the Navi Mumbai schoolboys staved off a strong, spirited challenge from Chembur Karnatak School from Mumbai before coasting to victory in two straight games. Amruta Vidyalaya prevailed at 25-16, 25-20. There was more

  • Agrawal gets past Deepak

    Mumbai : Arun Agrawal (handicap -675) played a excellent steady game and created breaks of 207, 145, 61, 57 and 51 during his victory against Deepak Khubchchandani (handicap -130) by a very close 300-275 score in the quarter-final round (race to 300 points) match of the SPG-Park Club Billiards Tournament – 2015, which is being jointly organised by the Shivaji Park Gymkhana and Park Club. In the other quarter-final round match, Amit Sapru (handicap

  • Para-Fencer Vibash keen to win medal in Rio

    Mumbai : Para fencing champion, Vibash Sen believes that the sport is not developing in the country is because of the lack of interest from all quarters. “Fencing, in particular Para-Fencing in not getting the support and backing from the concerned association and officials and that’s the main problem why no one wants to take up playing the sport,” lamented the Para-Athlete Vibash from Thane, who was a guest to witness the kids participating