Free Press Journal
  • Gymnast Dipa Karmakar ruled out of 2018 Commonwealth Games

    New Delhi: India’s top gymnast Dipa Karmakar has been forced out of the upcoming Commonwealth Games owing to the career-threatening knee injury she picked up last year, her coach Bisweshwar Nandi said today.

  • Geeta will shine at Asian Games, 2020 Olympics, says Ritu Phogat

    New Delhi: Upcoming wrestler Ritu Phogat on Monday came out in support of her elder sister Geeta Phogat and asserted that, despite failing to qualify for the Commonwealth Games, she will prove her mettle at the Asian Games and 2020 Olympics.

  • India has immense talent, a second Sindhu possible, says P.V. Sindhu

    New Delhi: Impressed by Badminton Association of India (BAI) President Himanta Biswa Sarma’s initiative to create a pool of players for the 2018 Commonwealth Games and Asian Games, star shuttler Pusarla Venkata Sindhu said the country has immense talent and the day is not far when another Sindhu or Saina Nehwal will emerge.

  • Menstrual cycle doesn’t impact training, performance: Study

    Washington: A recent study, published in the Journal of Physiology, has found that doing fixed intensity exercise during menstrual cycle does not affect a woman’s autonomic heat responses (skin blood flow and sweating).

  • 100m hurdles Olympic champ Pearson pulls out of Rio

    Canberra: Australia’s greatest Olympic track and field hope and defending 100 metres hurdles Olympic gold medallist Sally Pearson has been forced to pull out of the 2016 Rio Games after she tore her hamstring while training this week.