Free Press Journal
  • Man U legend Rio coming to India

    New Delhi : Former England captain and Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand is coming here in a project associated with the British broadcast giant BT Sport, who are organising a feast for young footballers.

  • Bangladesh in first-ever semis

    Mirpur : Skipper Mehidy Hasan and Zakir Hasan scored unbeaten half-centuries to help Bangladesh defeat a valiant Nepal by six wickets after a tense run-chase and storm into their first-ever semi-final of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup here on Friday.

  • India up against Namibia

    Fatullah : India will aim to build on their dominant showing in the pool stages when they take on an unpredictable Namibian unit in the quarterfinals of the ICC U -19 World Cup here on Saturday. India went about their job in clinical fashion beating Ireland, New Zealand and Nepal by big margins in Group D.

  • Mumbai inch closer towards outright win

    Mysuru : Heavyweights Mumbai took another step closer towards an outright victory against Jharkhand on their way to the semi-finals of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament, here on Friday.

  • MP in total command

    Mumbai : Youngster Rajat Patidar showed character to crack his third first-class century as Madhya Pradesh tightened their grip on Bengal at the end of the third day of the Ranji Trophy quarter final at the Brabourne Stadium, on Friday.

  • Assam two wickets away

    Valsad : Seamer Arup Das scalped six wickets to take Assam closer to a semi-final spot by reducing Punjab to 224-8 in their second innings at stumps on the third day.

  • Unadkat steers Saurashtra in to Ranji semis

    Vizianagaram : Left-arm seamer Jaydev Unadkat took four wickets in the second innings to take his match tally to nine for 116 as Saurashtra thrashed Vidarbha by an innings and 85 runs and book their place in the Ranji Trophy semifinal for the first time in three seasons. Unadkat’s nine-wicket haul helped Saurashtra wrap up a one-sided contest inside three days. After bowling out Vidarbha for 151 in their first innings, Saurashtra had scored 375

  • BCCI extends deadline to Feb 8

    New Delhi : The BCCI on Friday provided a lifeline to the faction-ridden Delhi and Districts Cricket Association, giving the body time till February 8 to procure the required compliance certificates for hosting its share of the World Twenty20 matches.

  • Grandmaster Swapnil is IIFL Chess Champion

    Mumbai : Grandmaster Swapnill S Dhopade of Maharashtra with an overall tally of eight points emerged as the Champion of the IIFL Wealth Mumbai International Open Chess Tournament 2016, and played at the Mount Litera School International, Bandra (East), Mumbai, here, on Friday.

  • OZ wrap up series with win in 2nd tie

    Hobart : Smriti Mandhana’s ton went in vain as Australia rode on half-centuries by Nicole Bolton (77) and skipper Meg Lanning (61) to register a comfortable six-wicket win over India in the second ODI and seal the three-match series 2-0 here on Friday.

  • Sethuraman and Harikrishna tie for third in Gibraltar

    Gibraltar : Indian Grandmasters S P Sethuraman and P Harikrishna finished joint third in the masters section of Tradewise Gibraltar International Chess Festival following draws against E Bacrot and Li Chao . It turned out to be a good finish for both them although Harikrishna was a touch unlucky not to find himself in tied first place.

  • Jwala Gutta , K Srikanth confident of clean sweep at South Asian Games

    Shillong : Celebrated Indian doubles shuttler Jwala Gutta and World No. 9 men’s singles player K Srikanth on Friday exuded confidence of a clean sweep in badminton event during the 12th South Asian Games which got underway at Guwahati.

  • Archers on target, women’s team disappoints

    Shillong :  Tarundeep Rai produced his best along with country’s Olympic hope Deepika Kumari to top their respective qualification rounds as India reigned supreme in recurve archery competitions of the 12th South Asian Games here on Friday.

  • Turner’s twin dump Waveriders

    Bhubaneshwar : Kalinga Lancers rode on Glenn Turner’s twin field strike to cruise to a comfortable 4-0 win over Delhi Waveriders and register their fourth victory in the fourth Hockey India League, here on Friday.