Free Press Journal
  • Trump pledges swift response

    Washington : Amid hurried diplomacy that signalled allied military strikes may be imminent, US President Donald Trump has said he will take swift action in retaliation to the alleged weekend chemical attack on civilians in Syria.

  • Bridge collapse kills 10 in central Colombia

    Bogota: At least 10 people were killed on Monday when a bridge under construction in central Colombia collapsed.  Another two people were missing and four others were injured when the structure fell along a tract of a highway that links the capital Bogota with the nearby city of Villavicencio, officials said, Xinhua reported.

  • ‘FIFA U-17 World Cup a great opportunity for India’

    India is hosting the U-17 World Cup for the first time and the country’s players also gave a good account of themselves in three Group A matches against the United States, Colombia and Ghana before crashing out of the competition.

  • Clinical Germans enter QF

    Colombia, however, tried many different things after conceding the fourth goal. But German goalkeeper Luca Plogmann and his defence stood like a wall as they ran away overwhelming winners.

  • Germany, Colombia face off in first pre-quarterfinal clash

    New Delhi : The quest to enhance their reputation in football’s biggest talent-hunt competition will face a stern examination when Germany and Colombia face off in the first FIFA U-17 World Cup pre-quarterfinal here on Monday.

  • It will be a close match against Colombia, says Germany U-17 coach

    New Delhi : Germany U-17 coach Christian Wueck asserted on Sunday that his wards will give a close fight to Colombia in their Round of 16 fixture of the FIFA U-17 World Cup at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Monday.

  • Jeakson creates history, Colombia sweat to win 2-1

    New Delhi : A bright India provided hope for a brighter future but their dream ended in a heartbreak following a 1-2 defeat to Colombia in the FIFA U-17 World Cup, leaving the many heads totting the stands teary- eyed. When defensive midfielder Jeakson Thounaojam neutralized Colombia’s lead by scoring the country’s first-ever World Cup goal in the 82nd minute, India were moments away from securing their maiden draw in only the

  • India’s ready for Colombia

    New Delhi : India coach Luis Norton de Matos on Sunday said they are ready for a physically and technically superior Colombia and will “fight till the last minute” in their Group A match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup here on Monday.

  • Won’t disappoint fans: Suresh Singh

    New Delhi : India Under-17 football team midfielder Suresh Singh Wangjam on Sunday said the hosts are ready to take on Colombia in the next group-stage fixure on Monday and they won’t dissapoint the nation.

  • USA and Ghana eye knock-out berth

    New Delhi : Ghana and the United States of America would look to seal a knock-out berth when they face off in their second group match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup here tomorrow. Both USA and Ghana began their campaigns on a winning note, defeating India (3-0) and Colombia (1-0) respectively, and a victory tomorrow in the Group A match by either side would take them to the round of 16.

  • Ghana, Colombia to kick off proceeding

    New Delhi : A face-off befitting the tournament’s stature will kick off the FIFA U-17 World Cup in the capital here today, as Ghana’s pedigree meets Colombia’s pomp in an unfamiliar territory.

  • Indian football team really impressed me, says Vijayan

    New Delhi : I M Vijayan is amazed at Indian football’s leap from amateurism to professionalism and feels a decent outing in the FIFA U-17 World Cup will go a long way in raising the standard of the game in the country.

  • We have the potential to win the FIFA U-17 World Cup: India coach

    New Delhi : With just six days to go for the biggest football event India have ever witnessed, the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017, Indian team coach Luís Norton de Matos has said that his team has the potential to win the event and that they are absolutely up for the challenge.

  • Ghana coach sets sight on WC

    New Delhi : Former champions Ghana have set the target of reaching the summit clash of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, which will played across six Indian cities from October 6 to 28.

  • Suresh Singh wants to make home advantage count

    New Delhi : India may be the underdogs in the upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup but midfield-lynchpin Suresh Singh Wangjam is confident that playing on the home soil would help them do well in the prestigious tournament.

  • FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 begins on Oct 6

    Navi Mumbai : The FIFA U-17 World Cup, to be hosted by India, will kick off in the 50 next days with the first two matches slated on October 6 in Delhi and Mumbai.

  • Muslim man sues Virgin Atlantic for being ordered off flight

    London: A London-based Muslim man has sued the Virgin Atlantic airlines following his being ordered off a flight by police after “innocently” mentioning the September 11, 2001 terror attacks, the media reported.

  • Reliance exits Peru oil block

    New Delhi : Reliance Industries has pulled out of the last oil block it held in Peru, trimming its overseas assets to just two properties in Myanmar.