Free Press Journal
  • Natarajan rewarded, Ishant suffers, harsh reality for Irfan

    New Delhi : Ben Stokes may have fetched a record price at the IPL auctions on Monday but the clamour to sign uncapped Indian talent showed that the franchises and their scouts have been diligent with their homework.

  • Indian blind cricket team felicitated

    New Delhi : Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Monday felicitated the Indian blind cricket team for winning the Blind T20 Cricket World Cup.

  • From tennis ball star to IPL big bucks

    New Delhi : His eyes transfixed on the TV screen, left-arm seamer Thangarasu Natarajan was finding it surreal when the bids against his name zoomed up at a breakneck pace during the IPL auction.

  • Air India bags RCF-Nadkarni Cup

    Mumbai : Fancied Air India faced quite a stiff challenge but managed to quash the aspirations of PIFA Colaba by coasting to a close 3-2 victory in a tense and thrilling final of the 110thRCF-Nadkarni Cup football tournament, organized by RCF Sports Club under the aegis of MDFA and played  at the RCF Colony ground, Chembur on Monday evening.

  • Ovtcharov, Mori emerge champions

    New Delhi : Germany’s Dimitrij Ovtcharov brought the dream run of Japan’s 13-year-old sensation Tomokazu Harimoto to an abrupt end to capture the men’s singles title in the Seamaster 2017 ITTF World Tour India Open.  The top seeded World No. 5, a medal winner in the last three Olympic Games, romped to a 11-6, 11-8, 11-4, 14-12 victory to pocket the winner’s prize money of $18,000.

  • Youngsters upbeat about Malkhamb

    Mumbai : About 600 players from across the country are showcasing their talents in various forms of malkhamb on the Madhav Seva Nyas premises, adjacent to Mahakaleshwar Temple here. They have arrived here to participate in the three-day National Malkhamb Championships, being organised to commemorate 200 years of this sports.

  • MbPT, YMCA ‘A’ in semis

    Mumbai : Mumbai Port Trust and last year’s runners-up Bombay YMCA ‘A’ registered comfortable wins to enter the semi-finals of the 62nd Callan Cup Open Volleyball Tournament, organized by the Bombay YMCA Physical Education Department, at the YMCA Jhulla Maidan, Agripada on Monday.

  • US athletes unveil accusations of abuse by doctor

    New York : Three former US national team gymnasts detailed sexual abuse allegations against former national team doctor Lawrence Nassar in a report Sunday on CBS television’s 60 Minutes.