Free Press Journal
  • England must silence Aussie crowds to win Ashes: Swann

    London : England must silence the baying home crowds if they are to stand any chance of getting on top of Australia during the upcoming Ashes series, said former spinner Graeme Swann.

  • Australia votes ‘yes’ to same-sex marriage

    Canberra: Celebrations broke out across Australia on Wednesday after a two-month national postal survey came out “overwhelmingly” in favour of legalising same-sex marriage in the country.

  • Yuki, Ramkumar progress in Challenger

    New Delhi : Ramkumar Ramanathan prevailed in a tense and excruciating battle against Australia’s Marc Polmans while the country’s top singles players Yuki Bhambri downed Kaichi Uchida to move to the second round of the KPIT-MSLTA Challenger here on Tuesday.

  • Josh the key to battering England: Starc

    Brisbane : Mitchell Starc says pace partner Josh Hazlewood’s unerring line and length will allow his fellow bowlers to let rip at England’s batsmen in the Ashes Test series.

  • India, Australia, Japan, US hold talks on Indo-Pacific cooperation

    Manila: Signalling a widening of their security cooperation under the proposed quadrilateral coalition, officials from India, the US, Japan, and Australia on Sunday held extensive talks here to pursue common interests in the strategically important Indo-Pacific region, where China has been aggressively expanding its military presence.

  • Starc takes two hat-tricks in one game

    Sydney : Strike bowler Mitchell Starc became the first man to take two hat-tricks in the same first-class game in Australia on Tuesday as he hit ominous form ahead of the Ashes Test series against England.

  • Silver and bronze for India in Commonwealth shooting

    Gold Coast (Australia) : India’s Anish Bhanwala won a silver in the men’s 25m rapid fire pistol event, while Neeraj Kumar bagged a bronze on the sixth day of competitions in the Commonwealth Shooting Championships here.

  • Pattinson set for spinal surgery

    Sydney : Injury-prone Australia quick bowler James Pattinson is set to have spinal surgery in a last-ditch effort to fix a recurring problem that has dogged him for years.

  • India looks to find maiden win vs NZ

    New Delhi : Ashish Nehra running into bowl one last time at a place where it all began will form the sub plot as India aim to better their abysmal T20 record against New Zealand in the three-match series starting here today.

  • Pick and stick with Ashes ‘keeper, says Gilchrist

    Sydney : Wicketkeeping great Adam Gilchrist has called on Australian selectors to pick and stick when they decide who will be behind the stumps for the upcoming Ashes series.

  • Gayle wins Australia masseuse court case

    Sydney : West Indies cricket star Chris Gayle has won a defamation case against an Australian media group which claimed he exposed his genitals to a massage therapist.

  • Stuart Broad plays down Ashes ‘war’

    London : England paceman Stuart Broad is refusing to rise to Australia opener David Warner’s declaration of “war” as Joe Root’s men prepare to fly out to defend the Ashes.   The pugnacious Warner said earlier this month he would “dig deep to get some hatred” for the England team ahead of the series, adding: “As soon as you step on that line it’s war.”

  • Norms to pay only for road used soon

    Many countries like US, Australia have been doing trials on the distance-based electronic  tolling, which India is also mulling to implement.

  • Smith and Warner say no to four-day Tests

    Sydney : Australia captain Steve Smith and star opener David Warner say they have no desire to play four-day Tests in a setback to international cricket chiefs who have floated the idea.

  • Australian coach Lehmann says he may ditch limited-overs role

    Sydney : Australia coach Darren Lehmann on Tuesday said an increasingly punishing cricket calendar may leave him with “no choice” but to hand over responsibility for the country’s one-day and Twenty20 sides, leaving him to focus solely on Tests.

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    Australian coach Darren Lehmann says he may ditch limited-overs role

    Sydney: Australia coach Darren LehmannTuesday said an increasingly punishing cricket calendar may leave him with “no choice” but to hand over responsibility for the country’s one-day and Twenty20 sides, leaving him to focus solely on Tests. Health issues and a heavy workload has seen the 47-year-old miss several one-day and Twenty20 series in recent years, including the just-ended limited-overs tour of India.

  • Gayle denies exposing himself

    The lurid accusations were made by Fairfax Media newspapers The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Canberra Times in a series of stories in January last year.

  • Nick Kyrgios ends 2017 season with hip injury

    Canberra: Nick Kyrgios, Australia’s top-ranked male tennis player, has announced an early end to his 2017 season due to a persistent hip injury.

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    Assange colluded with Russia to help Trump win: Hillary Clinton

    “Assange has become a kind of nihilistic opportunist who does the bidding of a dictator… WikiLeaks is unfortunately now practically a fully owned subsidiary of Russian intelligence,” Hillary Clinton/ Former US presidential candidate,