Free Press Journal
  • Arsene Wenger backs Southgate

    London : Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on Thursday backed England interim manager Gareth Southgate to take over the role in a permanent capacity.

  • ‘You never win a series with young team’

    London: Known to rely a lot on youth, English Premier League club Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has admitted that having too many young players in the side could be a deterrent to its title hopes.

  • Football for peace

    Rome : Football legend Diego Maradona was joined by other retired stars such as Ronaldinho, Cafu and Juan Sebastian Veron in a charity match for peace promoted by Pope Francis.

  • Novak Djokovic

    Raut shines Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray through

    Shanghai : World number one Novak Djokovic remained on course for his fourth Shanghai Rolex Masters crown as he defeated Canada’s Vasek Pospisil in straight sets to storm into the quarter-finals of the tournament here on Thursday.

  • Yuvraj Singh : 164*

    Lahli : Yuvraj Singh shrugged off rustiness as he hammered Madhya Pradesh to submission with a superb knock of unbeaten 164 as Punjab posted a record 347 for 3 on the first day on a track helpful for the seamers in a Ranji Trophy encounter on Thursday.

  • Tyson Fury’s licence suspended

    London : Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury’s licence to box has been suspended by the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC), the national governing body announced on Thursday.

  • Spirited India lose 1-3 to Brazil

    Bambolim : Already out of reckoning, hosts India produced a spirited fight before going down 1-3 against favourites Brazil in their last match of the BRICS U-17 football tournament on Thursday.

  • Aditi Ashok off to another fine start in China

    Xiamen : Young Indian golfer Aditi Ashok got off to yet another fine start as she opened the Xiamen International Ladies Open with a two-under 70 that put her in Tied-13th place.

  • Kenkre hold Companeroes

    Mumbai : Kenkre FC Under-19 rallied to hold Companeroes SC to a 1-1 draw in a Super Division match of the MDFA (Mumbai District Football Association) League 2016-2017, and played at the Mumbai Football Arena, Shahaji Raje Bhosale Kreeda Sankul-BKLP.

  • Abhi Foundation holds Union Bank

    Mumbai : Abhi Foundation and Union Bank of India shared honours as they were engaged in an exciting 4-4 draw in a Super Division match of the MHAL (Mumbai Hockey Association Limited) League – 2016, and played at the MHAL Mahindra Stadium, Churchgate, on Thursday evening.

  • Stanislaus prevails over Francis

    Mumbai : St. Stanislaus Jr College in a ding dong under-17 battle of attrition against St. Francis D’Assisi prevailed 7-5 via tie-breaker after both were tied at 2-2 in the regulation period to storm into the under-17 final of the DSO’s (Divisional Sports Office)’s District level Football tournament, organised and sponsored by Vision Sports Reconnect and Fairplay Sports Management at St. Francis D’Assisi ground, Borivali on Thursday.

  • Aditya Thackeray kicks off MDFA

    Mumbai : The MDFA (Mumbai District Football Association) Super Division League commenced at the Mumbai Football Arena, Shahaji Raje Bhosale Kreeda Sankul-BKLP (Andheri Sports Complex) on Thursday. Companeroes SC and Kenkre FC Under-19 were engaged in a 1-1 draw.

  • Raut shines

    Mumbai : A fine century by Utkarsh Raut for Vijay Merchant XI and half centuries by Yashasvi Jaiswal, Divyash Saxena and Shoel Khan for Khandu Rangnekar XI were the opening day’s feature in the Under-18 KC Mahednra Shield Cricket tournament, on Thursday.