Free Press Journal
  • Real, Atletico in La Liga derby stalemate

    Madrid : Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid slipped 10 points behind Barcelona at the top of La Liga as a Madrid derby short on chances finished 0-0 at Atletico’s Wanda Metropolitano.

  • Goffin shocks Federer, faces Dimitrov

    London : David Goffin shocked overwhelming favourite Roger Federer in the last four of the ATP Finals and will face Grigor Dimitrov for the title in the season finale.

  • Comeback was special: Ibrahimovic

    Manchester : Manchester United key striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic who made a return from his injury to play against Newcastle United in the English Premier League (EPL) tie said his comeback was special.

  • Dhawan, Rahul lead India fight back

    Kolkata : Opener Shikhar Dhawan (94) and KL Rahul (73) restored India’s dominance with fluent half- centuries as the hosts erased a 122-run lead to nose ahead in the opening cricket Test against Sri Lanka, here on Sunday.

  • It’s up to WADA to dope-test Indian cricketers: Rathore

    New Delhi  : Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore today said BCCI could have ensured dope testing of the Indian cricketers by NADA but put the onus on WADA to make the Indian Board compliant of its Code.

  • DRS controversy: Perera gets SLC backing, India plays safe

    Kolkata : Sri Lanka batsman Dilruwan Perera today courted controversy when it appeared that he may have sought dressing room help for taking a DRS review call even as Sri Lanka Cricket outrightly rejected the assumptions.

  • Bengal inch closer to quarter-final berth with innings win over Punjab

    Amritsar : Rookie medium pacer Ishan Porel grabbed his maiden five-wicket haul as Bengal inched closer towards quarter-final with an emphatic innings and 19 run win over Punjab in a Ranji Trophy group D encounter, on Sunday.

  • Rutuja Bhosale eyes Mumbai Open as key stepping stone

    Mumbai : India’s budding tennis player, Rutuja Bhosale, is eyeing the L&T Mumbai Open WTA 125K series, commencing here on Monday, as a key stepping stone in her career and wants to learn as much as she could from it.

  • Youth Women’s World Boxing C’ship throws up exciting fare

    Guwahati : Fancied boxers Waikai Shylah of New Zealand and England’s Chloe Watson met with first-round setbacks on the opening day of the AIBA Women’s Youth Boxing Championships at the Nabin Chandra Bordoloi Indoor stadium on Sunday.

  • ISL: Goa edge past Chennaiyin in 5-goal thriller

    Chennai : After two goalless draws, the Indian Super League 4 on Sunday witnessed its first result when FC Goa defeated Chennaiyin FC 3-2 to open its campaign at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, here.

  • Cricket’s lost talents! Salil Ankola: Test debut with Tendulkar, and now an actor

    November 15, 1989, National Stadium, Karachi. Test match number 1127. India vs Pakistan. No one can forget the date and the match. It was Sachin Tendulkar’s debut. But there was another talent who geared up for the Test… Salil Ankola, who later went on to become an actor after a brief cricketing stint.

  • Lanka marching towards lead

    Kolkata : Lahiru Thirimanne (51) and Angelo Mathews (52) struck half-centuries after Sri Lanka bowled out India for a meagre 172 as the visitors closed in on a first innings lead in the opening Test against India.