Free Press Journal
  • ‘Special partnership’

    He has anchored some classic run chases in the ODIs but Virat Kohli feels that Sunday’s three-wicket win over England will take “some time to sink in” simply because it needed a “special partnership” to chase down a 351-run target after top-order collapse.

  • Pakistan beat Australia

    Melbourne : Stand-in captain Mohammad Hafeez led Pakistan to their first victory on the tour of Australia with a six-wicket win in the second one-day international of the five-match series on Sunday.

  • BJP seeks half of Mayor’s term as seat-sharing talks with Shiv Sena begin

    Mumbai: Claiming the Mayor’s post in the civic body, Bharatiya Janata Party is set to demand half the term of the top post from Shiv Sena as leaders from the two parties meet for the first time on Monday to begin negotiations about a seat-sharing formula.

  • Four spinners for India tour

    Melbourne : Cricket Australia on Sunday picked four spinners in its 16-man Test squad for the rigorous four-match series against India away starting on February 23, determined to strike a combination that will deliver at the spin-heavy sub-continental conditions.

  • Look, who is back!

    Federer is easing his way back after six months out with a knee injury and Nadal is coming off after another injury-hit season (more…)

  • Simbu and Kitur take the honours at Mumbai Marathon

    Mumbai : Tanzania’s Alphonce Simbu and Kenya’s Bornes Kitur triumphed at the 14th edition of the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2017 on Sunday, winning in 2:09:32 and 2:29:02 respectively to take home first prize cheques of USD$42,000.

  • Man United hold Arsenal 1-1

    Old Trafford : James Milner looked to have Liverpool his side a Premier League victory by converting from 12 yards after Paul Pogba was penalised for handball inside his own area in the first half.

  • Barca thrash Las Palmas

    Madrid : FC Barcelona produced one of their best displays of the season to thrash a disappointing Las Palmas 5-0 in La Liga at Camp Nou football Stadium here.

  • Madrid backs Captian Ramos

    Spanish football club Real Madrid backed its captain Sergio Ramos over his recent controversial goal-scoring celebration against Sevilla.

  • Kashyap injured

    On a comeback trail after his long injury lay off, Indian shutter Parupalli Kashyap has been again ruled out of action for three months after suffering a shoulder injury during the Premier Badminton League final here.

  • Mumbai out in final

    Goa : Tanongsak Saemsomboonsuk beat Ajay Jayaram 9-11, 11-7, 11-3 in the last match of the finals to help Chennai Smashers beat Mumbai Rockets 4-3 to be crowned as the champions of the Vodafone Premier Badminton League, powered by Maruti Suzuki here today at the Siri Fort Indoor Stadium on Sunday.

  • Indian hockey is back to top: Ashley

    New Delhi : Impressed by the resurgence in Indian hockey, British midfielder Ashley Jackson said the country seems to be back among the top with its recent performances.

  • Spirited Mumbai down Churchill

    Goa : Karan Wawhney’s strikes at the death, ensures Mumbai FC snatched a come from behind 2-1 win against Churchill Brothers Goa in a 2nd round I-league played at the Tilak Maidan, South Goa.

  • Mumbai Muslims beat down Income Tax 1-0

    Mumbai : Mumbai Muslims SC work hard and great determination to register a close 1-0 win against Income Tax SC in a Super Division match of the MDFA League 2016-2017, and played at the Mumbai Sporting Arena, Andheri Sports Complex.

  • Men more likely to lie and show-off on social media

    Moscow : Men are more likely to lie on social media, or even post naked photos of themselves in order to gather more ‘likes’ as compared to their female counterparts, a new study has found. People are turning to social media in order to show-off to friends, collect as many ‘likes’ as possible and to feel good about themselves, says PTI.

  • WhatsApp denies encrypted messages can be intercepted

    New York : WhatsApp has denied reports that encrypted messages on its platform can be read or intercepted, saying that since April 2016, WhatsApp messages and calls are end-to-end encrypted by default, according to IANS. A security vulnerability that can be used to allow Facebook and others to intercept and read encrypted messages has been found within its WhatsApp messaging service, The Guardian reported.

  • Ability grouping in schools help gifted students to perform better

    Washington : A new study says that, to help academically talented students, schools should use both ability grouping and acceleration. This study has been reported by Northwestern University, which examined a century of research looking at the controversial subject, says ANI.

  • Fitness may boost brain activity in elderly: Study

    Boston : Older adults who have good cardiac fitness may experience more brain activity during learning and perform better in memory tasks, a new study has found.

  • World weirdness quotient is rising fast

    Nury Vittachi : If I were a woman I would draw one eyebrow way higher than the other and spend my whole life looking wildly sceptical about everything.

  • Do not think your kids are obese, else they gain weight

    London : If you think that your child is overweight, chances are that he or she may gain more weight as they grow up. According to a new study, parents’ perception of their children as overweight could have unintended negative consequences on their children’s health, according to IANS.