Free Press Journal
  • Pandit fights back to overcome Kadam

    Pune : Anmol Pandit of Pune displayed strong fighting spirit and bounced back in grand fashion to pull off a tight 3-2 win against compatriot Kunal Kadam in a Senior Snooker first round qualifying match of the Maharashtra State Senior Snooker & Billiards Selection (leg-1) Championship 2018 and played at the Deccan Gymkhana billiards room on Saturday.

  • Charged up Thakkar puts an end Sanghvi’s fine run

    Pune : Local contender Vignesh Sanghvi’s brilliant run came to a grinding halt as he was unable to match to the superiority of Mumbai’s Rishabh Thakkar, who romped to a fluent 3-1 victory in a Senior Billiards best-of-5-frames (race to 100 points) quarter-final match of the Maharashtra State Senior Snooker & Billiards Selection (leg-1) Championship 2018 and played at the Poona Club and Deccan Gymkhana.

  • TT star Pappu Haldankar passes away

    Mumbai: Former international table tennis player Prafulla Haldankar, popularly known as Pappu Haldankar passed away on Tuesday morning due to cardiac failure after being hospitalised on November 14, 2016.

  • NBA basketball

    The NBA basketball tournament, will get under way at the Bachoo Khan Municipal playground, Nagpada from November 29. Formidable Deccan Gymkhana, Pune who will feature in the men’s elite league, will be joined by leading Mumbai teams.

  • Pune to host next Davis Cup tie, some changes in team likely

    Pune: Pune is set to host India’s next Davis Cup tie against New Zealand on the hard courts of Balewadi Sports Complex and the team’s support staff could be in for some change as the tenure of both non-playing captain Anand Amritraj and coach Zeeshan Ali is ending later this year.

  • Now, lakhs of Marathas flex their muscle in Pune

    Pune : After holding protests in various districts of Maharashtra, members of the Maratha community today held a silent march here to press for their demands.  Lakhs of people, including men and women, students, working professionals, lawyers and doctors from the community, participated in the march, under the umbrella of ‘Maratha Kranti Muk Morcha’.

  • Maratha community: Silent march in Pune today

    Pune: After holding protests in various districts of Maharashtra, members of the Maratha community will organise a silent march here tomorrow to press for their demands.

  • NBA stun Deccan Gymkhana

    Mumbai : NBA shocked defending champions Deccan Gymkhana 63-54 in a thrilling men’s league tie, in the 13th Nagpada Basketball Association Invitational Tournament, at the Bachookhan Municipal Playground, Nagpada. Last year’s semi-finalists NBA kicked off their campaign in the eight-team elite league-cum-knock out with the crucial nine-point win that gave the visitors, also playing their opener, an early jolt. NBA took a crucial 28-24 lead at half-time following a rewarding second quarter. Deccan Gymkhana

  • Double delight for Aryan Goveas

    Pune : Mumbai’s Aryan Goveas came up with a solid all-round performance to outplay Tejas Chaukalkar in three sets and lift the men’s singles title in the Rs 5 lakh AITA All-India Ranking Pune Open Tennis Tournament at the Deccan Gymkhana on Saturday. Goveas thus completed a creditable double adding to the doubles title he won on Friday. The 17-year-old Goveas, a student of Rizvi College, Bandra, won the two-hour contest 6-4, 4-6,