Free Press Journal
  • ‘Sacking of Phil Simmons led to West Indies meltdown’

    Port of Spain : All-rounder Kieron Pollard has described shambolic behind-the-scenes operations of the West Indies team in the recent Twenty20 and One-Day series against Pakistan, saying the chaos resulted from the sudden sacking of head coach Phil Simmons on the eve of the tour.

  • Baz to never forgive Chris Cairns over match-fixing

    Johannesburg  : Former New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum has insisted that he can never forgive his ex-team-mate Chris Cairns after the latter effectively lobbied to destroy his credibility over match-fixing allegations.

  • Companeroes, Packers take different routes to boys final

    Mumbai : Companeroes SC and Bandra Packers scored contrasting wins to advance to the boys’ under-14 finals of the 15th Bandra West Football League 2016, sponsored by Baba Siddique & Zeeshan Siddique and conducted by the BWFA (Bandra West Football Association) and played at the Dr. Norman Lewis Supari Talao, Municipal grounds.

  • Maharashtra make bright winning starts

    Mumbai : The Maharashtra boys’ and girls’ teams warmed up nicely for the sterner tests ahead as they convincingly won both their respective pool matches in the ‘Societe Generale Junior (boys’ and girls’ under-18) National Rugby Sevens Championship 2016’, played at the Bombay Gymkhana ground on Thursday. The all-India Championship is being conducted by Rugby India, in association with Societe Generale and Rugby Association of Maharashtra (RAM).

  • Chennaiyin break North East United FC jinks

    Guwahati : Chennaiyin FC broke their Guwahati jinks with a hard-fought 1-0 victory over NorthEast United FC in an absorbing Hero Indian Super League clash at Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, Guwahati, on Thursday.

  • India achieve highest ranking in 6 years

    New Delhi : The Indian football team on Thursday made an encouraging progress in the latest Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) rankings, climbing up 11 places to 137th in the list.

  • Yes to Navi Mumbai

    Navi Mumbai : Satisfied with the facilities and preparations here, football’s world governing body FIFA on Thursday ratified Navi Mumbai as a venue for the Under-17 World Cup to be held in India next year.

  • OVER & OUT

    Odense : Rio Olympics silver medallist PV Sindhu suffered a narrow loss against Sayaka Sato of Japan in women’s singles to draw curtains on Indian campaign at Denmark Super Series premier on Thursday.

  • India stun Japan

    Rupinder slams six goals in 10-2 win

  • Lionel Messi ruins Pep’s return

    Paris : Lionel Messi spoiled Pep Guardiola’s homecoming by scoring a hat-trick in Barcelona’s 4-0 win over 10-man Manchester City in the Champions League, while Bayern Munich shook off their recent patchy form to defeat PSV Eindhoven 4-1.

  • Mukesh Ambani’s wealth at $22.7 bn equals Estonia’s GDP: Forbes

    New Delhi : Industrialist Mukesh Ambani, who has been named India’s richest person for the 9th year in a row with a sharp increase in net worth to USD 22.7 billion, has fortune that is equal to Estonia’s GDP, says Forbes India.  Similarly, Wipro’s Azim Premji, the 4th richest Indian on the Forbes list, has a net worth of USD 15 billion — more than Mozambique’s GDP of USD 14.7 billion.

  • Rs. 2,300 crore black money detected by DGCEI

    New Delhi : The Directorate General of Central Excise Intelligence (DGCEI) has detected and seized massive records of black money to the tune of Rs 2,300 crore at a secret office of a Kanpur-based iron and steel products maker.