Free Press Journal
  • India vs South Africa: Injured Saha out, Karthik roped in for 3rd Test against SA

    Centurion: Indian wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha was today ruled out of the third and final Test against South Africa due to a hamstring injury and will be replaced by Dinesh Karthik in the squad. Saha, who is not part of the team playing the ongoing second Test here, picked up the injury while training on January 11. The third and final Test of the series is scheduled to be held in Johannesburg from

  • ICC U-19 World Cup: India enter quarterfinals of U-19 World Cup

    Mount Maunganui: India breezed into the ICCU-19 World Cup quarterfinals after hammering minnows Papua NewGuinea by 10 wickets in a low-scoring group B clash here today. Skipper Prithvi Shaw slammed a strokeful fifty while spinner Anukul Roy claimed a maiden five-wicket haul at BayOval here to earn India the win.

  • Australian Open 2018: Sharapova, Kerber advance to second round

    Melbourne: Former champions Maria Sharapova and Angelique Kerber turned on the style to sweep into the Australian Open second round today, but it was curtains for lanky Canadian Milos Raonic. With temperatures heating up in Melbourne, the two Grand Slam winners wasted little time on the court. Sharapova, still working her way back from a 15-month ban for taking the performance-enhancing substance meldonium, showed glimpses of the tennis that made her a

  • Olympic champion Simone Biles says she was sexually harassed by former team doctor

    New Delhi: Four-time Olympic champion Simone Biles has become the latest entrant in the string of big personalities speaking about their horrifying experiences of sexual harassment they faced in their careers. Biles, who won team, all-around, vault and floor exercise gold medals at Rio 2016, has claimed that she was sexually abused by team USA’s former gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.

  • Khelo India’s official anthem released

    New Delhi: Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Rajyavardhan Rathore launched the official anthem for Khelo India Games on Monday. The anthem has been conceptualised by Ogilvy, composed by Louis Bank and the film has been produced by Nirvana Films.

  • Virat Kohli keeps India’s hopes alive

    Centurion : Virat Kohli kept India alive in the second Test with a masterful hundred before AB de Villiers turned the tide in South Africa’s favour on an eventful third day, affected by rain and bad light.

  • Big guns fall by the wayside on opening day of Oz Open

    Melbourne : Rafael Nadal dispelled any injury worries to storm into the Australian Open second round on Monday as Venus Williams led a slew of seeds out of the tournament in a dark day for American players.

  • If found guilty, Sushil won’t be at CWG: WFI

    New Delhi : President of Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh has said Olympian Sushil Kumar could be banned from participation in the Commonwealth Games (CWG) 2018 if found guilty in a brawl that broke out during trials for the event.

  • Easy wins for England, B’desh

    Queenstown (New Zealand) : England and Bangladesh registered comfortable victories in their respective Group C matches at the ICC Under-19 World Cup on Monday.

  • City’s winning streak ends

    In nine minutes of mayhem, Liverpool triumphs in Premier League thriller

  • Barcelona rallies to beat Real Sociedad

    San Sebastian (Spain) : FC Barcelona strengthened their lead in the Spanish top division football rankings after battling back from a two-goal deficit to trounce Real Sociedad 4-2 on their home turf, where they had not won in more than 10 years.