Free Press Journal
  • ‘Radicalised Muslim’ shot dead at Paris Orly airport

    Paris : The man shot dead after attempting to steal a soldier’s gun at Paris Orly Airport on Saturday was a “radicalised Muslim” known to security services and was also involved in another shooting incident hours earlier in the day, French authorities said.

  • Trump repeats charge Obama ordered wiretaps against him

    Washington : US President Donald Trump has repeated his charge that predecessor Barack Obama had ordered a wiretap against him, rejecting rising calls from Republicans and Democrats to withdraw the charge and apologise.

  • Bharara was probing Prez’s cabinet member

    Washington : Indian-American attorney Preet Bharara, who was recently fired by the Trump administration, was investigating into allegations of trading of health-related stocks of Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price, an investigative news media outlet has claimed.

  • Colombia calls up uncapped Zapata

    Rio de Janeiro : Colombia coach Jose Pekerman has called up uncapped Udinese forward Duvan Zapata for the team’s 2018 football World Cup qualifiers against Bolivia and Ecuador.

  • Depay feels he wasn’t good enough for Jose

    Lyon : Dutch winger Memphis Depay said he did not understand former head coach Jose Mourinho’s choices at Manchester United and was probably not good enough for him to keep the footballer at the English club.

  • FC Barcelona face Valencia

    Barcelona : FC Barcelona face Valencia at the Camp Nou Stadium here on Sunday afternoon in a game which is vital to their La Liga football title ambitions.

  • Brazil’s Costa ruled out

    Rio de Janeiro : Bayern Munich winger Douglas Costa has been ruled out of Brazil’s 2018 football World Cup qualifiers against Uruguay and Paraguay due to injury.

  • Federer to face Sock after Kyrgios withdraws

    Indian Wells : Roger Federer reached the 10th Indian Wells Masters semi-final of his career by walkover as Australian Nick Kyrgios withdrew from their highly anticipated quarter-final with food poisoning.

  • Bangladesh on top, but Lanka hang on

    Colombo : Mustafizur Rahman and Shakib Al Hasan shared six wickets between them but Sri Lanka fought back through a fighting century of Dimuth Karunaratne in the second Test here on Saturday.

  • Prannoy loses in QF

    Basel (Switzerland) : It was curtains for India at the Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold after defending champion H S Prannoy was knocked out of the men’s singles competition following a straight-game loss to China’s Shi Yuqi in the quarterfinals of the USD 120,000 event here.

  • Young Nikhil, Himanshu to clash for snooker title

    Mumbai : Himanshu Jain and Nikhil Saigal, both pulled through tough and tense semi-finals encounters to set up a meeting in the finals of the Matunga Gymkhana 9-Red Open Handicap Snooker Tournament 2017. Both the semi-final matches witnessed engrossing battles.

  • Maxwell mocks Kohli as the banter continues

    “All the players are aware of it. Whatever they are doing, we take it sportingly. There’s going to be a second innings, so if they can take it that way, it would be great,” Murali Vijay said. (more…)

  • Dhoni wins hearts, Bengal wins match

    New Delhi : Mahendra Singh Dhoni enthralled one and all with some breathtaking sixes but a young Bengal side put up a spirited display to beat Jharkhand by 41 runs and enter the Vijay Hazare final here on Saturday.

  • Maharaj spins ‘impossible’ win for SA

    Wellington : South African captain Faf du Plessis hailed an “impossible” victory after the Proteas recovered from a desperate situation to win the second Test against New Zealand by eight wickets in Wellington on Saturday.

  • Truck Racing C’ship to return to BIC today

    Greater Noida : Tata Motors is set to return to Buddh International Circuit with an action-packed Season 4 of the T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship here today.