Free Press Journal
  • Advani clinches historic bronze

    Bangkok : Fifteen-time World champion Pankaj Advani settled for a bronze medal after going down in the semi-final against Chinese Ding Junhui at the prestigious Sangsom 6 Red Snooker World Championship here on Friday.

  • The Derby Day : Guardiola Plays Down Mourinho Rivalry

    London : English Premier League (EPL) side Manchester City head coach Pep Guardiola has promised that he will join Manchester United counterpart Jose Mourinho for a drink after the Manchester football derby, if the latter makes the offer.

  • Jayaram out of Indonesia

    Indonesia : Ace Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram crashed out of the Indonesia Grand Prix Gold after suffering a straight-game defeat against China’s Yuqi Shi in the quarterfinals here on Friday.

  • Shah stuns Dalvi

    Mumbai : Fancied Avril Saldanha survived an early scare, while unseeded Bhavitavya Shah shocked fifth seed Jash Dalvi of Thane before advancing in the Bombay YMCA 4th Maharashtra State Ranking Table Tennis Tournament, at the University Pavilion on Friday.

  • Paddlers shine

    Indore : Ishita Gupta topped group one in the cadet girls singles event while Manush Shah and Yashansh Malik qualified for the main draw in the cadet boys’ section of the ITTF 2016 India Junior and Cadet Open Table Tennis Championships here on Friday.

  • Panchal moves up

    Mumbai : Manav Panchal of Malabar Hill Club registered hard-fought wins to enter the second phase from Group H, in the Otters Club All India 9-Ball Pool Tournament, on Friday.

  • Deepak shines

    Mumbai : Miners Sports Club produced a late charge to snatch a narrow 1-0 win against ICL (Indian Cultural League) ‘B’ in a First Division match of the MDFA (Mumbai District Football Association) League 2016-2017, and played at the St. Xavier’s ground, Parel.

  • Serena Shocked : Beaten By Karolina, Loses No. 1 Spot

    New York : Serena Williams crashed out of the US Open, her semi-final defeat to Karolina Pliskova costing her a shot at a 23rd Grand Slam title and a record 187th straight week at number one.

  • Andy struggling to cope with loss

    New York : In-form British tennis star Andy Murray said recovering from his US Open heartache will be difficult before next weeks Davis Cup semi-final clash against Argentina.

  • Pink Ball Debate : Makes any difference?

    ‘It Is All Same’

    Seasoned opening batsman Gautam Gambhir, who has led India Blue to the final of the ongoing Duleep Trophy tournament, dismissed apprehensions over the pink ball, saying it behaves in “exactly the same way” as the red Kookaburra ball.

  • The new Phelps? No, he is Daniel Dias

    Brazil’s star Paralympic swimmer Daniel Dias tore off to a gold winning start in Rio, but don’t call him another Michael Phelps — Dias is busy writing his own name in history.

  • India’s Farman just misses medal

    Rio de Janeiro : Indian powerlifter Farman Basha missed out on a medal as he finished fourth in the men’s 49kg event of the Rio Paralympic Games here.

  • Wages of recklessness

    The Delhi High Court on Thursday struck down the appointment of a record 21 parliamentary secretaries by the Kejriwal Government. These appointments were bad in law as these were made without the prior approval of the Lt. Governor, the administrative head of the Union Territory.