Free Press Journal
  • Olympics issue referred to General Body

    New Delhi : India’s participation in Olympics will be decided only by the general body of the BCCI, which in all likelihood won’t change its present stance of not taking part as they don’t want to follow the Olympic charter.

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    Yuvraj @300: Decoding one of India’s greatest ever ODI players

    Birmingham : He was a storehouse of talent at the onset, a rare blend of grace and power, but for the better part of his 17-year-career, Yuvraj Singh has been an enigma as well as a paradox in Indian cricket.

  • Pujara should go and play county cricket, says Azhar

    Mumbai : A stint in English county cricket when he is not part of any IPL franchise would do India’s top batsman Cheteshwar Pujara a world of good to counter the moving and bouncing balls in future when he tours overseas, feels former captain Mohammed Azharuddin.

  • How to strengthen your mind

    Only through awareness, observation, commitment and compassion can humans mutate their thought process in order to make their minds a liege and not a petty retainer, writes Ravi Valluri.

  • Movie Review: Azhar – a riveting journey of an Indian cricket idol

    New Delhi: This is an account of the life of Mohammad Azharuddin (a role essayed by Emraan Hashmi), who was Indian cricket’s most successful, highly decorated and at the same time its most controversial captain.

  • Let Mahendra Singh Dhoni decide: Azhar

    Mumbai :  Differing from the views expressed by former India captain Sourav Ganguly, his predecessor Mohammed Azharuddin today said Mahendra Singh Dhoni has achieved so much in his career as a cricketer and he should be allowed to take a call on his future.

  • When it comes to taking pressure, Dhoni is the best: Nehra

    New Delhi: Hailing M S Dhoni as the best Indian captain in “pressure situations”, veteran pace bowler Ashish Nehra expressed his regret of not responding to feelers that the skipper had sent him to make a Test comeback in 2009, which would have helped him play more than the 17 matches.

  • Azharuddin’s son set for film debut

    Chennai: Former Indian captain Mohammed Azharuddin’s son Abbas is all set to make his cinematic debut with upcoming Telugu entertainer “Iddariki Kottegaa”, which is likely to be launched very soon.

  • Emraan Hashmi

    Ekta preferred Emraan over Khans for Azhar’s biopic

    Mumbai – Producer Ekta Kapoor says she chose Emraan over the Khans to play the protagonist in the upcoming biopic “Azhar”, based on former Indian cricketer Mohammed Azharuddin.

  • Mohammed Azharuddin debunks marriage buzz  

    Hyderabad : The much married former cricketer Mohammed Azharuddin on Sunday denied reports that he has married for a third time.  “News about my 3rd marriage is incorrect and false. Please check facts before publishing,” he tweeted. The denial came after a section of media carried reports that Azhar had married his friend Shannon Marie, an American citizen.  According to a report in Maharashtra Times, Azhar introduced Shanon as his wife when they visited

  • BCCI letter to DDCA for entertaining Mohammed Azharuddin

    New Delhi: The BCCI has shot off a letter to the Delhi & Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) for allowing some of the Vidarbha cricketers to flout the Anti Corruption norms by speaking to former India captain Mohammed Azharuddin during a Ranji Trophy match against Delhi at Feroz Shah Kotla.

  • Dhoni no longer the player he used to be: Azharuddin

    New Delhi : Former India captain Mohammed Azharuddin on Sunday said that Mahendra Singh Dhoni is ‘no longer the player he used to be’ and has to lead from the front by batting up the order and set an example for his teammates.

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    Emraan Hashmi begins shooting for ‘Azhar’

    Mumbai: Actor Emraan Hashmi has begun shooting for former Indian cricketer Mohammed Azharuddin’s biopic, “Azhar”. The actor took to Twitter to make the announcement and also asked his fans for their good wishes.