Free Press Journal
  • Anand suffers shock defeat against Kramnik

    Wijk Aan Zee (The Netherlands) : Indian Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand’s quest for a record sixth title suffered a setback as he slumped to a shock defeat against Vladimir Kramnik of Russia in the seventh round of the Tata Steel Masters chess tournament, here.

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    Cricket’s lost talent! Shanthakumaran Sreesanth: Controversy and distractions overshadowed amazing talent

    Shanthakumaran Sreesanth famously known as S. Sreesanth, his cricketing career can be described as a roller-coaster ride. From making headlines across India following his run-in with master blaster Sachin Tendular to the curtains closing in on his international career after the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing scandal, Sreesanth’s career can be a Bollywood box-office hit. An Indian fast bowler who bowled some magical deliveries and match-winning spells, a member of two

  • Federer’s hunt for 20th title on track

    Melbourne : Defending champion Roger Federer continued his dominance over Richard Gasquet to reach the round of 16 at the Australian Open today and keep his quest for a 20th Grand Slam title on track.

  • Mohammed Shami is India’s best Test bowler: Fanie de Villiers

    Johannesburg : Former South African fast bowler Fanie De Villiers has praised Mohammed Shami as India’s best Test bowler and added that the Proteas could easily fit him in their highly-competitive pace attack.

  • Hero Motosports team poised for strong finish

    Cordoba : Hero MotoSports team’s rookie rider Oriol Mena is on course for a memorable finish in the gruelling Dakar Rally as he finished at eighth spot overall at the end of the 13th and penultimate stage here.

  • Australian Open – Kerber downs Sharapova

    Angelique Kerber roared out of the blocks and ruthlessly crushed Maria Sharapova in a battle of former champions at the Australian Open. The 2016 winner sped into a 4-1 first set lead with a display of effervescent hitting in their hotly-anticipated third-round encounter. Sharapova, the Melbourne Park champion here 10 years ago, was sent packing in just 64 minutes as a resurgent 21st seed dismantled her 6-1, 6-3.

  • Shame to exclude Rahane, Bhuvi: Prabhakar

    Kolkata : Former allrounder Manoj Prabhakar on Saturday slammed India’s team selection in the ongoing Test series, saying it is a shame to pick players for a Test match based on their form in limited over cricket.

  • IOC, two Koreas meet to finalise historic Olympic deal

    Lausanne (France) : After the two Koreas struck a deal for the North to attend the Winter Games in the South, Olympic bosses were meeting today to resolve the devils in the details of the landmark pact. With less than three weeks to go before the Games in Pyeongchang begin, the most momentous decisions have already been made.

  • Spotlight on old warhorses in Mushtaq Ali ahead of IPL auction

    Kolkata : India’s old warhorses like Gautam Gambhir, Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh will be seen in action as 10 teams in two groups clash each other in the Super League stage of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 tournament beginning here today.

  • La Liga: Sevilla defeats Espanyol

    Barcelona : Sevilla defeated hosts Espanyol 3-0 in the 20th round of La Liga action on Saturday, earning their first win in six matches.