Free Press Journal
  • ‘Focus is on bringing variations in midfield’

    Bengaluru : Back in the national camp after a four-week break since the Rio Olympics, an upbeat Indian men’s hockey team have now shifted focus to the new season which starts with the Asian Champions Trophy in Malaysia where they will meet arch-rivals Pakistan.

  • Lahiri, Chawrasia shoot three-under 68 each in Germany

    Bad Griesbach (Germany) : Anirban Lahiri and SSP Chawrasia came up with identical cards of three-under 68 each to be tentatively placed at Tied-16th on the opening day of the Porsche European Open here.

  • Police surround Sikh man as callers report ‘Muslim with sword’

    New York : In a case of alleged racial profiling in the US, police surrounded a Sikh man carrying a kirpan after getting calls about an apparent Muslim walking around a shopping centre with a ‘large knife’ or ‘sword’. Harpreet Singh Khalsa, 33, said he was the victim of racial profiling in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, but police stated that those who called in their concerns did the right thing.

  • Record 31 Indian varsities in top world university rankings

    London : India has improved its position in the global higher education, with a record 31 educational institutions making it to a new list of the world’s top varsities topped by the University of Oxford. The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore is India’s top institution in the ‘Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2016-17’ list released yesterday, up nearly 50 places from its last year’s rank. Only two Indian universities

  • St. Paul’s, St. Rock storm into final

    Mumbai : Cornelius Rodrigues scored two goals in leading St. Paul’s High School, Dadar to a fluent 4-1 win against Rustomjee International School, Dahisar in a boys’ under-16 Div-IV semi-final match of the MSSA inter-schools football tournament, played at the Cooperage ground on Thursday. Praful Solanki and Harshad Dhumale got the other two goals for the Dadar schoolboys.

  • Mumbai to conduct open trials

    Mumbai: Mumbai FC would be conducting open trials for its first team, the I-League club announced here. The three-day selection trails, to commence tomorrow at the Cooperage football ground, would be conducted by the club’s chief coach Santosh Kashyap. This is the first such exercise by the city outfit. Speaking about the initiative, Kashyap said, “We are proud to represent the yellow brigade of Mumbai and hope to take Mumbai to the

  • Thakur College into last 16

    Mumbai : Fancied Pooja Dewlekar and Cherish D’Souza were the architect in Thakur College’s 2-1 win over Kamladevi Jain to enter the pre-quarterfinals of the girls under-19 event of the Mumbai Suburban (All Taluka) under-19 badminton Table Tennis Tournament, organised by Vision Sports Reconnect and Fairplay Sport Management at Goregon Sports Club on Thursday.

  • Hacked WADA to focus on reform

    Widespread Russian doping revealed before the Rio Olympics had shown up deficiencies in WADA, according to IOC president Thomas Bach.

  • reform ideas welcome: Bach

    With an Olympic summit on anti-doping scheduled for October 8 in Lausanne, IOC president Thomas Bach asked for suggestions for improvement from IOC members and international sports federations.