Free Press Journal
  • Sarita Devi ends with bronze in Polish boxing tourney

    “It was a controversial decision. Sarita was clearly better but judges did not rule in her favour, even the crowd got behind her after the loss because everyone could see”.

  • Asiad gold medallist Swapna to get customised Adidas shoes 

    New Delhi : Asian Games gold-medallist Swapna Barman will have customised shoes for her 12-toed feet soon as the Sports Authority of India (SAI) has tied up with footwear company Adidas to ensure specially-designed gear for the heptathlete.

  • Junior shooters add silver, bronze medals to India’s tally

    Changwon (South Korea) : India’s junior shooters scaled another high by delivering the country’s first set of skeet medals at the ISSF World Championships — a men’s team silver and an individual bronze by Gurnihal Singh Garcha here Tuesday.

  • Men’s skeet team tops qualifying but no medals for India

    Changwon (South Korea) : India’s junior men’s skeet team claimed the top spot after day one of qualifying to be in contention for gold but the country failed to fetch any medals or Olympic quota places at the ISSF World Championship here Monday.

  • Japan Open: Sindhu eyes successful outing; Saina, Praneeth pull out

    Tokyo : A historic Asiad silver added to her path-breaking career collection, ace Indian shuttler P V Sindhu would be desperate to break the final jinx that has plagued her for a while when she competes at the Japan Open starting Tuesday.

  • Tripple Jumper Arpinder clinches historic bronze

    Ostrava (Czech Republic) : Triple jumper Arpinder Singh Sunday created history by becoming the first Indian to win a medal in the IAAF Continental Cup as he clinched a bronze but star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra finished sixth with a below-par show here. Arpinder, who had won a gold in the Asian Games in Jakarta, cleared a modest 16.59m in the first of his three jumps to be in the four-man semifinals.

  • Will continue to improve my timing: Hima Das

    Guwahati : Asian Games gold medallist Hima Das said said Saturday that she will continue to improve her timing and try to qualify for the Olympics in 2020.

  • Young guns blaze in Glory

    Hriday wins junior 10m air rifle gold; medals for Elavenil, Shreya

  • Asiad medal winners praise hike in cash prizes by Kejriwal govt

    New Delhi : Two days after an Asian Games medal winner lamented about the lack of help to athletes in presence of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, a couple of silver medallists have praised Arvind Kejriwal for hiking the prize money for sportspersons.