Free Press Journal
  • Another Gauti & Robbie show : Commanding KKR cements position at top

    Kolkata : There was no stopping the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) juggernaut as Gautam Gambhir and Robin Uthappa tore apart Delhi Daredevils’ bowling to script a seven-wicket win and inch closer to a play-off berth in an Indian Premier League (IPL) game at the Eden Gardens here on Friday.

  • Upbeat Gujarat faces Mumbai

    Rajkot : High on confidence after decimating a high-profile Royal Challengers Bangalore, an upbeat Gujarat Lions will be aiming to lift their game a notch higher when they face title contenders Mumbai Indians in an Indian Premier League encounter, here today.

  • Gambhir to bear edu expenses of CRPF martyrs kids

    New Delhi: In a noble gesture, India cricketer Gautam Gambhir has decided to support the children of the 25 CRPF men, who were recently killed in a Maoist attack in Chattisgarh’s Sukma district.

  • Parthiv backs Malinga

    Rajkot : Mumbai Indians wicketkeeper-batsman Parthiv Patel on Friday backed Sri Lankan medium pacer Lasith Malinga, saying that the team is not losing sleep over his form.

  • Have confidence to win 5 out of next 6 games, says Aaron Finch

    Bengaluru : Gujarat Lions’ star performer Aaron Finch is confident that their team can win five out of the next six matches to make it to the play-offs of the Indian Premier League after comprehensively defeating Royal Challengers Bangalore.

  • Billings hope IPL exposure to help England prospects

    New Delhi : Delhi Daredevils’ English recruit Sam Billings hopes a dominating performance with the willow in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017, will keep him in good stead whenever he gets a chance to represent his national cricket side.

  • Sevilla level on points with Atletico Madrid

    Seville (Spain) : Sevilla FC battled to a 2-1 victory over Celta Vigo to climb to 68 points, the same number as Atletico Madrid, though the latter hang onto third place in La Liga thanks to a better goal difference.

  • BCCI ready for all possible scenarios

    Mumbai : Vinod Rai, head of Committee of Administrators (COA), on Friday said India’s Champions Trophy participation will be known only after the BCCI SGM on May 7 and they are ready for all “possible scenarios”.

  • PCB to sent legal notice to BCCI

    Karachi : The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is set to legally notify the BCCI by next week about compensation for India’s refusal to play bilateral series.

  • Kerber bows out of Porsche Grand Prix

    Stuttgart : Angelique Kerber bowed out of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix, after going down to French tennis player Kristina Mladenovic 2-6, 5-7 here.

  • No ‘MAN’ scores on the field

    Marouane Fellaini was sent off for headbutting of Sergio Aguero as Manchester City and Manchester United played out a hard-fought goalless draw in their Premier League encounter at the Etihad Stadium here on Friday. Merely 19 seconds after being booked for a foul on Aguero, Fellaini rammed his head into the City striker following another clash in the 84th minute and was given a straight red card by match referee Martin Atkinson,

  • Bilbao beat Betis, remain on track for Europe

    Bilbao (Spain) : Athletic Club Bilbao climbed back into sixth place in the Spanish football league standings with a 2-1 victory over a scrappy Real Betis side.

  • Xavi hungry for elusive first Qatar trophy

    Doha : In 17 golden years at Barcelona, Xavi Hernandez won some 25 trophies playing for the Catalan giants, including eight La Liga and four Champions League titles.

  • Sharapova into Stuttgart semis

    Stuttgart : Maria Sharapova eased into the semi-finals of Stuttgart’s WTA tournament after seeing off qualifier Anett Kontaveit on Friday for her third-straight win on her comeback after a 15-month doping ban.

  • Joshua, Klitschko in heavyweight battle of ages

    London : Heavyweights Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko meet Saturday in a bout which pits the young and seemingly invincible champion against the ageing and deposed former title-holder.

  • India U-17 hold Benfica

    Setubal (Portugal): The India U-17 football team, preparing for the FIFA World Cup, earned a creditable 2 -2 draw against SL Benfica in a friendly, which is a part of their exposure tour to Europe.

  • Yogesh Joshi, President, ABCI bags PROPR award

    The PRO PR Award was held at Art & Spa Resort, Terme Tuheji, Croatia  as part of the 15th PRO. PR Conference. There was a festive environment.

  • Italy’s trade mission to India with FTA on mind

    Mumbai : After a gap of almost six years, Italy is come to India on a trade mission. Italian economy is recovering allowing the country to go out to countries like India and explore investment opportunities, stated Italian officials who attended the India -Italy Investment Forum. However, the topmost agenda of this mission includes pushing for a free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Union.