Free Press Journal
  • India’s boxing challenge over at very first hurdle

    Buenos Aires : India’s boxing challenge at the ongoing Youth Olympics ended at the very first hurdle after former world champion Jyoti Gulia (51kg) lost her quarter-final bout to Italy’s Martina La Piana here. Gulia was the lone Indian boxer to qualify for the Games owing to her world title and lost in a unanimous 0-5 verdict to the Italian on Monday night.

  • BCCI’s stand on Indo-Pak series is hypocritical, says Ehsan Mani

    Karachi :  Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ehsan Mani on Tuesday said it was “hypocrisy” on part of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) that it lets India play Pakistan at International Cricket Council (ICC) tournaments but ignores bilateral series. The BCCI has time and again said that it needs government clearance to play bilateral series. A frustrated PCB has filed a compensation case of Rs 447 crore with the

  • Tiger Woods, the only athlete bigger than sport: Jeev Milkha Singh

    Chandigarh :  Tiger Woods is the only athlete in the world who is bigger than the sport he plays, Indian golf veteran Jeev Milkha Singh said Tuesday as he complemented the American superstar, who once described him as a “great guy and a good friend”. Jeev, whose career took a hit because of incessant injury breakdowns, praised the American for winning his 80th PGA Tour title last month, which was his first

  • Usain Bolt offered contract with Malta football club

    Sydney : Sprint king Usain Bolt could be making his way to Europe after being offered a two-year professional football contract in Malta, reports said Tuesday, following his goal-scoring exploits in Australia. Bolt, 32, has been on trial with A-League club the Central Coast Mariners since arriving in Australia in August in his bid to pursue a boyhood dream of becoming a footballer after retiring from athletics last year. The 100 metres

  • Central net late equaliser to hold Air India 3-3 draw

    Mumbai : Central Railway, Mumbai struck a late equalizing third goal to snatch an exciting 3-3 draw with Air India, Delhi in a Group-A league match of the 14th PMC Bank-All India Guru Tegh Bahadur Gold Cup hockey tournament and played at the MHAL-Mahindra Stadium, Churchgate on Tuesday. The Mumbai outfit Central against the run of play took the lead when Deepak Lakra scored a field goal in the 26th minute, but Air India,

  • Pakistan vs Australia 2nd Test Day 2 at Abu Dhabi: Live cricket score; Live streaming; When and where to watch in India

    2/9 from four overs from Mohammad Abbas has brought Pakistan back into this game. He has dismissed Khawaja and the night-watchman Peter Siddle to reduce Australia to 20/2, still 262 runs behind Pakistan in the first innings. Finch at the other end remains unbeaten on 13 as a day on which 12 wickets fell comes to an end. Australia will pat themselves on the back for dismissing Pakistan inside three sessions but would have

  • Sri Lanka vs England 3rd ODI at Pallekele! Live cricket score; Live streaming: When and where to watch in India

    After registering win in the 2nd ODI, after 1st was washed out by rain. England are looking strong and would be aiming to continue the momentum going. The batting-line looks great, especially the openers who gave good start in both ODIs. Their middle order needs to be tested as they haven’t batted in both the ODIs. Bowler get a set back as leg-spinner Liam Dawson went back home with injury. However, they

  • Sri Lanka vs England 3rd ODI: FPJ’s dream 11 prediction for Sri Lanka and England

    Sri Lanka’s miseries in ODIs continued in the 2nd ODI while England managed to win the match without having to face any trouble. England played like expected, winning comprehensively. While 1st ODI was abandoned because of rain, England won 2nd ODI thanks to their powerful batting line-up. Though rain played a spoilsport, it gave England a win by 31 runs (D/L rules). Their bowler wrecked Sri Lanka’s top-order early to give team

  • Prithvi Shaw along with Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane to boost Mumbai ahead of Vijay Hazare semi-final

    Bengaluru: A star-studded batting line-up, headlined by troika of Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane and rising sensation Prithvi Shaw, make Mumbai runaway favourites against Hyderabad in the first Vijay Hazare semi-final, here Wednesday. With the inclusion of Prithvi and Rahane, who joined the squad after completing their Test match duty in Hyderabad along with presence of Rohit and Shreyas Iyer, the Mumbai batting does have a menacing look to it. Ambati Rayudu and young pacer

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