Free Press Journal
  • Pankaj Advani make winning start at Asian Billiards Championship

    Yangon: Multiple-time world champion Pankaj Advani made a rampaging start to his title defence at the 17th Asian Billiards Championship, outclassing Singapore’s Yeo Teck Shin 4-0 in the opening match of the men’s event, here today.

  • Aguero saves the day for Man City against Bristol

    MANCHESTER : A goal in stoppage time by Sergio Aguero saved Manchester City’s blushes as it was enough to secure a 2-1 win over second-tier Bristol City in their League Cup semi-final first leg clash on Tuesday.

  • Stampede at stadium kills 4 fans in Honduras

    Tegucigalpa (Honduras) : Thousands of soccer fans trying to force their way into a stadium for a championship match stampeded in panic when police fired tear gas Sunday, and at least four people and an unborn fetus were killed in the crush and 25 others were injured, authorities said.

  • Jimmy Anderson suffers groin injury

    London : England bowling spearhead James Anderson missed the whole of Saturday’s play in Lancashire’s Roses clash with Yorkshire because of a groin injury and may take no further part in the match.

  • India lift Asian School Hockey Championship

    Bhopal : Alishan Mohammad and Pratap Lakra scored a brace each as India emerged champion at the 5th Asian School Hockey Championship with a convincing 5-1 win over Malaysia in the final here on Tuesday.

  • Villarreal top Athletic Bilbao 3-1 in La Liga

    While the struggle was fairly equal in midfield, the hosts were sharper on the attack and threatened twice in the early going before taking a 1-0 lead in the 17th minute on a goal by Ruiz (more…)

  • Truck Racing C’ship to return to BIC today

    Greater Noida : Tata Motors is set to return to Buddh International Circuit with an action-packed Season 4 of the T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship here today.

  • Pro Boxing Championship to be held in India

    New Delhi : Continuing the professional boxing boom in India, the first ever Pro Boxing India Championship will be held in association with the Asian Boxing Council later this year.

  • La Liga: Barca down, Real Madrid up

    Madrid : Real Madrid moved back to the top of the La Liga football championship with a 2-1 win over Real Betis, as FC Barcelona slipped to the second spot following a 1-2 defeat away against Deportivo la Coruna.

  • Sevilla held 1-1 by Alaves in La Liga

    Vitoria (Spain) : Sevilla wasted an opportunity to move within a point of Real Madrid and just two behind Barcelona in the La Liga football championship after being held 1-1 against a motivated Alaves side that dominated the second half here.

  • Granada pound slumping Real Betis

    Granada (Spain) : Granada moved to within two points of safety in La Liga football championship with a 4-1 victory against Real Betis, who are winless in their last five matches.

  • City girl Suhaani all set

    Mumbai  : Seven year old, Suhaani lohia, the first woman candidate master from Mumbai has now qualified to represent India in the upcoming prestigious Asian Youth Chess Championship to be held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan from 31st March to 9th April 2017.

  • Sourabh ends Lakshya’s dream run, wins men’s national title

    Patna : Seasoned campaigner Sourabh Varma used all his experience to deny Lakshya Sen a fairytale end as he tamed the new badminton sensation in straight games in the summit clash to emerge men’s singles champion at the 81st Senior Badminton National Championship here on Tuesday.

  • Otters Club, Khar Gymkhana champs

    Mumbai : Khar Gymkhana won the boys team championship while Otters Club emerged girls’ champions, in the 45h Bombay YMCA Inter Club Swim Championship, on Tuesday.

  • Clinical India beat Nepal 3-1 to reach SAFF Women’s final

    Siliguri (West Bengal) : A clinical performance from India saw them beat Nepal 3-1 to romp into the final of the SAFF Women’s Football Championship at the Kanchenjunga Stadium here on Monday.

  • Hamilton proud of achievements regardless of Abu Dhabi result

    Johannesburg : Despite languishing 12 points behind Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in the Drivers’ Championship, three-time world champion Lewis Hamilton has admitted that he is and will remain proud of his achievements regardless of how the season ends.

  • ‘let my country down’

    Rio de Janeiro : “I let my country down. There was wind but I don’t want to make any excuses,” a dejected Jitu Rai told reporters after finishing 12th at the 50m Pistol Men’s event in the qualification round at the Olympic Shooting centre here.