Free Press Journal
  • Border hails ‘amazing’ Cook as he equals his record

    London : Australia great Allan Border praised the “amazing” Alastair Cook as the England batsman equalled his record of 153 consecutive Tests by playing in the series opener against Pakistan at Lord’s on Thursday.

  • Streak heaps praise on Krishna

     Kolkata : Heaping praise on pacer Prasidh Krishna, Kolkata Knight Riders bowling coach and former Zimbabwe captain Heath Streak on Thursday said he is one of those talents unearthed by the Indian Premier League (IPL) and is making a name for himself. “That 18th over was world class on Wednesday and it reminds me of guys like Jasprit Bumrah who came on the scene doing exactly what he is doing. He is

  • Warner wife miscarried after ball-tampering scandal

    Sydney : The wife of disgraced cricketer David Warner revealed Thursday she suffered a miscarriage in the aftermath of her husband’s part in a ball-tampering scandal that rocked the game.

  • CL: Price hikes spell misery for football fans

    While excitement levels are mounting, fans are being forced to pay extortionate prices after hotels in the Ukrainian capital began charging up to 100 times their standard rates and some supporters found their early reservations had been cancelled,

  • Andres Iniesta off to ‘new home’ Japan

    Madrid : Andres Iniesta looks poised to join Japan’s Vissel Kobe after tweeting on Wednesday that he was going to his “new home” with his “friend” Hiroshi Mikitani, owner of the J-League club.

  • Real completes last practice before heading to Kiev

    Madrid : Real Madrid on Thursday completed a light practice that lasted less than 50 minutes in Ciudad Real Madrid, Los Blancos’ training facility in Madrid’s Valdebebas suburb.

  • Atletico Madrid sign Rodrigo Hernandez from Villarreal

    Madrid : Atletico Madrid have signed a five-year contract with Villarreal’s Spanish midfielder Rodrigo Hernandez, both La Liga sides said on Thursday. Atletico Madrid reached an agreement with Villarreal months ago to sign Hernandez, reports EFE news agency. “Our club has reached an agreement with Villarreal over the transfer of Rodri. The midfielder will be an Atletico player starting July 1 on a five-year-contract,” Atletico Madrid said on their official website. The

  • Qualifer Vipasha powers past fourth seed Sanya into semis

    Mumbai : Qualifier Vipasha Mehra of Maharashtra showed a strong will-power to fight and tremendous energy levels as she put up a gallant display to knock off fourth-seeded Sanya Singh also from Maharashtra in a marathon girls’ singles quarter-final match of the MSLTA – Yonex Sunrise 12th Ramesh Desai Memorial CCI All India Nationals Under-16 (boys & girls) Tennis Tournament 2018.

  • Is IPL 2018 fixed? Hotstar airs promo of CSK v/s KKR final

    Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) beat Rajasthan Royals by 25 runs in the Eliminator of the IPL on Wednesday. With the win, KKR qualified for the second Qualifier against Sunrisers Hyderabad scheduled on Friday. However, even before the Qualifier 2 for the final spot, KKR had found a spot in an advertising where it shows the ‘Boys in Purple’ will face the ‘Yellow Army’ of Chennai Super Kings

  • IPL 2018: Hotstar sets new world record in online streaming match between SRH vs CSK

    Mumbai/Bangalore: Hotstar, India’s leading premium streaming platform, leveraged Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the world’s most trusted and largest cloud delivery platform, to create streaming history on 22 May 2018 during the first qualifier match of VIVO IPL 2018. The match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Chennai Super Kings attracted an unprecedented 8.26 million peak concurrent viewers tuning in simultaneously to witness the nail-biting finish, thereby breaking all previous records in online video