Free Press Journal
  • National Wrestling Championship: Sushil Kumar wins gold

    Pune: Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar, who was back on mat after the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games, won a gold medal in men’s 74 kilogram freestyle competition of National Wrestling championship in Indore. Back in action after three-long years, Kumar fought for just two minutes and 33 seconds in total on the mat as he battled only two of his initial round bouts before three of his challengers in the quarterfinal, semifinal

  • Live Scores, Match updates, Commentary: India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 3 at Kolkata

    It was the same old story as the second day at Eden Gardens, Kolkata was also hampered by rain and India at stumps were 74/5. Resuming at the overnight score of 17/3, India lost the wickets of Ajinkya Rahane and Ravichandran Ashwin quickly against the gentle pace of Dasun Shanaka. Cheteshwar Pujara once again showed his class to remain unbeaten on 47 off 102 balls.

  • Mohammad Hafeez suspended again for illegal bowling action

    Karachi: Pakistan off-spinner Mohammad Hafeez has been suspended for the third time by the International Cricket Council (ICC) with immediate effect for his illegal bowling action.

  • India vs Sri Lanka 2017 Test series: India 74/5 at early lunch on Day 2

    Kolkata: Chesteshwar Pujara was three short of his 16th half century as India were further reduced to 74/5 at lunch on Day Two of the first Test at the Eden Gardens here on Friday. Lunch had to be called early due to rain interrupting play half an hour before the break.

  • Bancroft, Paine named in Australia’s Test Ashes squad

    Sydney: Opening batsman Cameron Bancroft is set for his Test debut and wicketkeeper Tim Paine returns in a shock selection in Australia’s squad named Friday for the first two Tests against England. Bancroft gets his chance after scoring heavily in this season’s domestic Sheffield Shield competition, and replaces Matthew Renshaw as David Warner’s opening batting partner.

  • China Open Superseries: PV Sindhu aims for semi-final berth

    Fuzhou: Shuttler PV Sindhu, the flag bearer of Indian challenge at the China Open Super Series, will clash with Chinese qualifier Gao Fangjie to secure her place in the semi-finals of the women’s singles event in Shanghai on Friday. World no. 2 Sindhu edged ahead of her teenage Chinese counterpart Han Yue with a 21-15, 21-13 victory to advance into the last eight.