Free Press Journal
  • Koala population in Australia faces extinction by 2050: World Wide Fund

    Canberra: The koala population in Australia’s of New South Wales (NSW) state may face extinction by 2050 if the current rate of tree felling is maintained, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) warned on Friday. The WWF said in a new report that since the repeal of the NSW Native Vegetation Act in August 2017, the forest clearing rate has tripled to a total of 20,258 acres in the north of

  • India ‘A’ 63-2 chasing stiff 262 vs Australia

    Bengaluru : India ‘A’ will need to score another 199 runs on the final day in their pursuit of a tricky target of 262 against Australia ‘A’ in the first ‘Test’ of the two-match series. A stumps on the third day, India ‘A’ were 63 for two with in-form Mayank Agarwal batting on 25 in company of Ankit Bawne (6 batting).

  • India vs England: Alastair Cook to retire after 5th Test

    Dubai: England’s Test opener and leading run-scorer Alastair Cook on Monday announced that he will retire from international cricket after the fifth Test against India. “After much thought and deliberation over the last few months I have decided to announce my retirement from international cricket at the end of this Test series against India,” Cook was quoted as saying by the International Cricket Council (ICC). “Although it is a sad day, I can do

  • US classified doc leaker to be barred from Australia

    Canberra: Convicted classified document leaker Chelsea Manning will not be allowed to enter Australia for a speaking tour on Sunday, her event organiser said on Thursday.

  • Quadrangular Series :  Australia A storm into final

    Bengaluru : Usman Khawaja struck an unbeaten century as Australia A beat India B by five wickets under the D/L Method in a rain-affected match to reach the final of the  Quadrangular Series here on Monday.

  • Scott Morrison to replace Malcolm Turnbull as new Australian Prime Minister

    Melbourne: Scott Morrison is set to become Australia’s sixth prime minister in just over ten years after emerging victorious today in a leadership contest for the Liberal Party following a coup against Malcolm Turnbull by hardline conservatives, capping days of political chaos in the country.

  • Quadrangular Series – Rayudu shines for India ‘A’

    Bengaluru : Unbeaten knocks of Manish Pandey (95) and Ambati Rayudu (62) helped India ‘B’ and India ‘A’ register victories against South Africa ‘A’ and Australia ‘A’ respectively in separate quadrangular one-day series matches here on Thursday.

  • Australian supermarket giant charged with man’s death

    Canberra: One of Australia’s biggest supermarket chains was on Friday charged with the death of a man who was run over after falling asleep in a loading dock. The driver of a truck hit the 47-year-old man while leaving the loading dock of a Woolworths store in Darwin in October 2016, reports Xinhua news agency.

  • Family stunned as kangaroo smashes through house window in Australia

    Melbourne: A kangaroo has shocked a sleeping family by smashing through a bedroom window in suburban Australia and bleeding throughout their home during a distressed late night frenzy. Melbourne resident Mafi Ahokavo was jolted awake last weekend by a loud noise and discovered the unlikely intruder in the house he shares with his partner and three-year-old-son. “We were just sleeping and out of nowhere we just hear a big bang,” he told

  • Indian Air Force to join ‘Pitch Black’ warfare exercise in Australia

    New Delhi: The Indian Air Force (IAF) is for the first time participating in the multinational “Pitch Black” warfare exercise in Australia. The IAF contingent for the July 24-August 18 biennial multi-national large force employment warfare exercise will consist of 145 air-warriors including Garud team, four Su-30MKI fighters, one C-130 special operations aircraft and one C-17 transporter, an IAF spokesperson said.

  • Record scorer Cahill retires from Australia duty

    Sydney : Australia’s all-time leading goal-scorer Tim Cahill retired from international football on Tuesday, ending an illustrious career that has taken him to four World Cups.

  • Kohli may bat at No. 4, India start as favourites

    Nottingham : On a high after an impressive Twenty20 series win, an upbeat India will eye another dominant performance against hosts England in a three-match ODI series, which can be termed as a ‘dry run’ ahead of the World Cup next year.

  • Zimbabwe vs Australia 6th T20I Tri-Series: FPJ’s dream XI prediction for Zimbabwe and Australia

    After losing last match against Pakistan, Australia is now up against host Zimbabwe. Against Pakistan, soon after skipper Aaron Finch got out, the rest of the team ran out of fuel and failed to generate any power and collapsed miserably. But up against Zimbabwe, Australia the opportunity to address the issues with their batting. Entering this series in a state of quandary, Australia have done their bit to put behind some of

  • From Australia to Zimbabwe; lowest scores by Test playing nations in history

    We see many records made and broken in cricket, every team and players have been involved in achieving something great, but there are some records which no one is proud of, here are the lowest total runs scored by every cricket team in the history of cricket.