Free Press Journal
  • Reputation at stake

    Jittery India aim to stay afloat against daunting South Africa.

  • Chance for the stars in making to shine at U-19 World Cup

    Christchurch : It’s considered the stepping stone for the stars of the future and 15 teams, including three-time champions India, would be aiming to discover their Virat Kohlis and Steve Smiths when the ICC Under-19 World Cup starts off here.

  • Sushma Swaraj comes to aid of Indian woman stranded with son’s body

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj helped an Indian woman in bringing back the mortal remains of her son, with whom she was travelling from Australia to India, after he died suddenly at the Kuala Lumpur international airport.

  • Dead koala found screwed to a pole in Australia, sparks outrage on social media

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA:  A dead koala has been found screwed to a pole in Australia in a “sickening” act that sparked outrage Thursday on social media. Koala Rescue Queensland (KRQ) responded to a report of one of the furry animals climbing a picnic shelter at Brooloo Park Lookout near Gympie, 175 kilometres (around 100 miles) north of Brisbane, on Wednesday.

  • Ricky Ponting named Australia assistant coach for T20s

    Sydney: Ricky Ponting will be an assistant coach during Australia’s Twenty20 international series against England and New Zealand next month, Cricket Australia said today. The former Australia captain will work under head coach Darren Lehmann, while Troy Cooley and Matthew Mott will help out during the series.

  • Smith milestone as Aussies chip away at England lead

    Sydney : Steve Smith racked up another milestone as he continued to torment England and Usman Khawaja neared a century to put Australia in a strong position after day two of the final Ashes Test here on Friday.

  • In Pictures: New Year 2018 celebrations around the world

    Another year done and dusted and now it’s time to embrace and look forward to an all new year. Fireworks lit up the sky around the globe as new year celebrations kicked in with an extravagant display of lights and colours. Millions of people in India welcomed New Year 2018 as the clock struck midnight on Sunday.

  • Smith secures draw for Oz

    Melbourne : Steve Smith scored his 23rd Test century to bat out a draw for Australia in the fourth Ashes Test and deny England their first win of the series in Melbourne on Saturday.

  • No hard feelings, says Broad as wickets return

    “You’ve got to say your opinion, you’ve got to be critical at times and I deserve criticism after the Perth Test defeat for sure. I am not going to hold any grudges or get too disappointed if people slag me off because at the end of the day in 15 years’ time I might be doing the same, not six months.” Stuart Broad..

  • Australian coach Darren Lehmann to step down in 2019

    Melbourne: Australia cricket coach Darren Lehmann will not seek to renew his contract when his current deal expires at the end of 2019, he said in an interview aired today. Lehmann outlined his plans to Fox Sports, declaring the English summer season in 18 months will be his last hurrah. Australia will seek to defend their World Cup title in the first half of the 2019 English season before playing Ashes Test

  • Tim Paine and Mitchell Starc in doubt for Boxing Day Test

    Melbourne : Wicketkeeper Tim Paine has joined pace spearhead Mitchell Starc as a doubt for Australia in the Boxing Day Test against England in Melbourne. Starc hobbled through Melbourne airport on crutches on Friday cushioning a bruised heel but was not yet ready to concede defeat.

  • 13 hurt as car deliberately hits crowd in Melbourne: police

    Melbourne: A car ploughed into a crowd in Australia’s second-largest city today in what police said was a “deliberate act” that left more than a dozen people injured,some of them seriously.

  • Starc still doubtful for 4th Ashes Test

    Melbourne : Scans on Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc’s right heel show only bruising, but the leading wicket-taker in the Ashes remains in doubt for the fourth test against England.

  • Total domination

    England’s hopes fade as Oz put attack to sword