Free Press Journal
  • Juventus reject United’s $110m offer for Pogba

    Meanwhile, Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has ruled out the possibility of signing Juventus football club’s French midfielder Paul Pogba for sporting reasons, Spanish sports newspaper Marca reported on Wednesday. The newspaper added that Zidane ruled out the idea of signing his countryman after the European championship, which France lost in the final against Portugal 0-1. The coach said that Pogba is not on his priority list, and negotiations with the midfielder’s

  • National rowing academy to be opened in state

    BHOPAL : Madhya Pradesh would soon be bestowed with another academy. In view of the sporting achievements of the state, the national rowing academy would soon be opened. A delegation led by former Union minister KP Singhdeo called on minister for sports and youth welfare Yashodhara Raje Scindia in the state assembly on Wednesday. The delegation was comprised of Arun Pandya, Major Chandran, Col Pathak, gold medal winner in rowing in Asiad

  • Strict behaviour rules introduced in the EPL

    London : The English Premier League, English Football League and Football Association on Wednesday introduced new behaviour rules for players and coaches in the league and asked match officials to take stronger position towards them in case of “intolerable behaviour”.

  • Tobacco victims to narrate their plight

    Ujjain : People suffering from the diseases caused by the consumption of tobacco will be taken to the schools, colleges and slum areas where they would be narrating their direst situations after they have suffered from the incurable diseases.

  • Mumbai Challengers beat Punjab Steelers

    Pune : Displaying grit and an urge to win at any cost, Mumbai Challengers defeated Punjab Steelers 96-93 in a thrilling game in the UBA Pro Basketball League, season 3 on Wednesday.

  • Two teams from Mumbai set to prove their mettle

    Mumbai : With 25 competitors across the country gearing up for the third edition of Force Gurkha RFC India, to be held in Goa from 22nd July to 29th July 2016, two teams from Mumbai are all set to prove their mettle in this internationally acclaimed off-road motorsport event. Sameer Chunawala (co-driver Amrut Kadam) and Sajid Fakih (co-driver Imran Kazi), competing as Team Fairmont, will be representing city.

  • Malviya raises issue of uncovered bore-wells in Parliament

    Ujjain : Member of Parliament Chintamani Malviya raised an issue of open bore-well in Parliament and demanded a law against people who leave their bore wells uncovered. He also demanded drafting of a guideline on this vital issue.

  • Kolkata-Bengaluru settle for 1-1 draw

    Mapusa : In a match with some twists and an orange card flashed, two strong sides Bengaluru 5’s and Kolkata 5’s settled for a 1-1 draw on the second day of the Goa leg of the Premier Futsal here.

  • Anup powers Mumbai’s win over Pune

    Mumbai : Captain Anup Kumar led from the front, in raids as well as tackles, to power U Mumba to an exciting 34-31 victory against state rivals Puneri Paltan in the Pro Kabaddi League here on Wednesday.

  • Hockey legend Mohammed Shahid no more

    Shahid was awarded the ‘Best Forward player’ at the 1980 Champions Trophy in Karachi. He was a member of the Indian team that won the country’s eighth and last gold medal at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow,. Shahid was also part of the Indian team that won silver at the 1982 Asian Games and bronze at the 1986 Asiad.

  • Volkswagen hit with more charges in ‘Dieselgate’ scandal

    Frankfurt : Embattled German auto giant Volkswagen said on Wednesday, it booked another huge charge related to the engine-rigging scandal on its first-half accounts, but insisted that profits came in better than expected overall and it would stick to its full-year targets.

  • JBM Auto plans to invest Rs 300 cr in electric bus

    Mumbai:  JBM Auto shares on Wednesday jumped over 19 per cent after the company announced Rs 300-crore investment for developing and manufacturing electric as well as hybrid buses in India through its joint venture with Poland’s Solaris Bus & Coach.