Free Press Journal
  • Mahila Jayawardhane

    Jayawardene to bid final goodbye to home ODIs against England

    Colombo: Making it obvious that he will retire after the 2015 World Cup, former Sri Lankan skipper Mahela Jayawardene today revealed on social media that the seventh and final ODI against England tomorrow will be his last at home turf.

  • Eng bowl out Lanka for 239

    Pallekele: Chris Woakes’ six wickets overshadowed Kumar Sangakkara’s fourth straight half-century of the series as England dismissed Sri Lanka for 239 in the fifth one-day international on Wednesday.

  • England win Pool A, Belgium finish second in Champions Trophy

    Bhubaneswar: England and Belgium remained unbeaten in the hockey Champions Trophy after drawing 1-1 in their last pool match here Tuesday. The draw helped England become Pool A winners with 7 points from three matches, two more than second-placed Belgium.

  • Lanka, England to play 2nd ODI as scheduled

    Colombo: Sri Lanka and England will go ahead with their second ODI as scheduled today following the death of Australia batsman Phillip Hughes.

  • Tillakaratne Dilshan

    Dilshan powers Lanka to 317 against England

    Colombo: Tillakaratne Dilshan, Mahela Jayawardene and Kusal Perera hit half-centuries to steer Sri Lanka to 317-6 in the first ODI against England on Wednesday.

  • Cell transplantation can help paralysed patients in recovery

    Washington : In a recent case, doctors performed transplantation of olfactory ensheathing cells isolated from a paralysed patient’s own olfactory bulb and built a nerve bridge between stumps of damaged spinal cord, which may have helped the patient recover some function, reports ANI.

  • Rooney on target as Eng school San Marino

    London : England made it two wins from two in Euro 2016 qualifying with a routine 5-0 defeat of perennial whipping boys San Marino at a subdued Wembley Stadium on Thursday.

  • More pain for Spain

    Zilina: Spain suffered their first qualifying defeat in eight years when they slumped to a 2-1 loss against Slovakia while England made it two wins in two.

  • Kevin Pietersen

    Vaughan slams ECB ‘charges’ against ‘explosive’ Pietersen

    London: Michael Vaughan ridiculed a leaked England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) report into Kevin Pietersen’s alleged misbehaviour during the Ashes whitewash in Australia as the fall-out from the controversial autobiography of England’s all-time leading run-scorer showed no sign of stopping.

  • Wife of hostage appeals to IS

    Aditi Khanna : London: The wife of a British taxi driver being held hostage by Islamic State terrorists has issued a plea for his release. Alan Henning, from England, was seized while on an aid mission to Syria. “Alan is a peaceful, selfless man who left his family and his job as a taxi driver in the UK to drive in a convoy all the way to Syria with his Muslim colleagues and

  • Thousands march for UK as Scotland vote nears

    Edinburgh : Thousands of members of the Protestant Orange order marched through Edinburgh today in a show of strength against Scottish independence, as the final weekend of campaigning for the referendum got underway with everything to play for.

  • Swann damns England World Cup chances

    Bristol : Graeme Swann believes England “do not have a cat in hell’s chance” of winning next year’s World Cup unless they add more firepower to their top-order batting.

  • Seniors have got to look at their game: Moores

    London :  Livid with England’s performance so far in the ongoing Test series against India, coach Peter Moores feels the senior players need to raise their game by several notches for the side to make a comeback in the five-match rubber.

  • The Buzz on Twitter

    On India regaining the glory at Lord’s after 28 long years

  • Ashwin saves innings defeat, England on verge of a win

    Kolkata: England were tantalisignly close to victory as India’s reputed batting line up collapsed without a fight till dogged resistance by Ravichandran Ashwin staved off the ignominy of innings defeat on day four of the third cricket Test here Saturday.

  • England ‘Cook’ India’s misery

    Kolkata: Skipper Alastair Cook led from the front with a fine unbeaten 80 as England consolidated their position on day two of the third cricket Test against India at the Eden Gardens here Thursday.

  • England look to make best use of final chance ahead of Tests

    Ahmedabad: England batsmen will look to tie up all the loose ends as far as playing spin bowling is concerned when they meet Haryana in their third and final warm-up match ahead of the upcoming four-Test series against India, here tomorrow.