Free Press Journal
  • We are gunning for whitewash versus India, warns Rabada

    Johannesburg : Five days before the final Test on a pitch that bore an excessively green tinge, pacer Kagiso Rabada said South Africa are gunning for a whitewash of India, having trampled the visitors in the first two matches.

  • Wozniacki cruises into Open last 16

    Melbourne : World number two Caroline Wozniacki kept her bid for a first Grand Slam title on course as she stormed into the last 16 of the Australian Open.

  • Nadal eases into last-16 for 11th time

    Melbourne : Spaniard Rafael Nadal on Friday thrashed Damir Dzumhur of Bosnia 6-1, 6-3, 6-1 to book a place in the fourth round at the Australian Open tennis tournament for the 11th time in his career.

  • Man Utd closing in on Sanchez deal: Jose

    Manchester : Manchester United head coach Jose Mourinho on Friday said his club is close to signing star forward Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal.

  • Kyrgios topples Tsonga

    Australia’s Nick Kyrgios won an electric four-setter with his idol Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to advance to the round of 16 at the Australian Open on Friday. Kyrgios, seeded 17, needed three tiebreakers to win a crunch match with the former finalist 7-6 (7/5), 4-6, 7-6 (8/6), 7-6 (7/5) in 3hr 17min in a spectacular night match on Rod Laver Arena. It pitches the mercurial Australian into a round of 16 showdown with Bulgaria’s

  • Top seeds Mahajan, Joshi crash out in semis

    Mumbai : Unseeded Naheed Divecha of Greater Mumbai District caused a major upset when she defeated top seed Sanjeevani Mahajan of Pune District in straight games to advance into the Women 45+ singles semi-finals of the ‘Badminton 45’ Senior State Veterans Badminton Selection Tournament – 2018, conducted by the Maharashtra Badminton Association and hosted by the Bombay Gymkhana. In the semi-finals, Divecha was aggressive from the start and called the shots to

  • Get on with it: Federer

    Australian Open organisers defended their heat policy today as Roger Federer downplayed the oven-like conditions on court, saying players should be fit enough to deal with it.

  • Nagaraj and Nagesh qualify

    Bengaluru : City golfers Nagaraj MS and Ramesh Nagesh qualified for the Mercedes Trophy National Finals on Day 3 of Bengaluru leg here.

  • Vinesh beats Ritu in UP Dangal’s win over Veer Marathas

    New Delhi : UP Dangal’s icon player Vinesh Phogat and Bajrang Punia posted commanding wins to help UP Dangal beat Veer Marathas 4-3 in the Pro Wrestling League at the Siri Fort Indoor Stadium here.

  • Australia vs England 2nd ODI: Impressive England beat Aussies to lead series 2-0

    Brisbane: England turned in an impressive all-round team performance to beat Australia by four wickets in the second one-day international at the Gabba today. After restricting Australia to 270 for nine from their 50 overs, the English cruised past the total with 5.4 overs to spare.