Free Press Journal
  • Florence likely to head to US

    Miami : Hurricane Florence is expected to become a dangerous “major hurricane” by late Monday as it heads toward the US East Coast, the National Hurricane Centre said, as states of emergency were declared in preparation for the storm. The centre of Florence was located about 1,100 kms southeast of Bermuda, the NHC in its 0300 GMT Monday advisory. Florence had maximum sustained winds of 90 mph, making it a Category 1

  • Late charge lifts Aussie Jason Day to PGA title

    Miami : Australia’s Jason Day birdied two of the last three holes to capture the Wells Fargo Championship, collecting his 12th career US PGA title and second of the year.

  • John Isner upsets Zverev to win Miami Open

    Miami : John Isner finally put an end to his ATP Masters final agony on Sunday, winning the Miami Open for the first time by beating Germany’s Alexander Zverev 6-7 (4/7) 6-4 6-4.

  • Sloane Stephens wins Miami Open title

    The conservative, defence-minded strategy the reigning US Open champion adopted from the baseline proved to be the correct one against the 2017 French Open winner, who buried herself under a barrage of unforced errors on Saturday, reports Efe

  • Carreno, Zverev semis showdown in Miami

    Miami : Pablo Carreno Busta defeated world No.8 Kevin Anderson 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 (6) here  to reach the semifinals of the Miami Open tennis tournament.

  • Qualifier Collins topples idol Venus to reach Miami semis

    Miami : Danielle Collins produced the performance of a lifetime and pulled off an almighty shock at the WTA Miami Open, sending Venus Williams crashing out 6-2, 6-3 to reach the semi-finals.

  • Del Potro powers past Raonic into last four

    MIAMI : Juan Martin del Potro raised the roof as he came from behind to beat Milos Raonic 5-7, 7-6 (7/1), 7-6 (7/3) and power into a Miami Open semi-final clash with American John Isner.

  • Halep crashes out of Miami Open

    Miami : World No.1 Simona Halep tumbled out of the Miami Open, falling 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 to Poland’s Agnieszka Radwanska. The third-round defeat comes a week after Romania’s Halep was toppled in the semi-finals at Indian Wells by Japan’s Naomi Osaka, who went on to win the title in the California desert.

  • Dejected Djoko looks for answers after Miami defeat

    Miami : Six-time champion Novak Djokovic “ran out of gas” in a straight sets loss to Benoit Paire, while the red-hot Juan Martin Del Potro won his opening match at the ATP Miami Masters.

  • Halep survives scare; Pliskova, Kerber advance

    Miami : Romanian world No. 1 and top seed Simona Halep had to battle for just over two hours but finally pulled out a hard-fought 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 victory over Frenchwoman Oceane Dodin to advance to the third round of the Miami Open.

  • Serena out in Miami as Osaka wins

    Miami : Serena Williams crashed out of the Miami Open in the first round here Wednesday, slumping to a straight-set defeat against Japan’s Naomi Osaka in the latest setback to the former world number one’s comeback.

  • Golubic stuns Vinci

    Miami : Italian Roberta Vinci, a former US Open finalist, was one of the highest profile casualties of the qualifying round for the women’s draw at the Miami Open tennis tournament after she lost in straight sets to Switzerland’s Viktorija Golubic.

  • Miami footbridge collapse death toll rises to six

    Miami : The death toll from the collapse of a pedestrian bridge has risen to at least six, Miami police said on Friday as crews searched under the huge concrete slabs which fell onto a busy highway.

  • Woods comes up just short as Casey wins Valspar C’ship

    Miami : Tiger Woods came up just short of his 80th US PGA Tour title on Monday at the Valspar Championship, where it was England’s Paul Casey ending a victory drought with a one-stroke triumph.

  • Tiger Woods stalks Conners

    Woods was almost flawless, only a bogey at his final hole, the par-four ninth at Innisbrook Resort north of Tampa, Florida, preventing him from holding the outright clubhouse lead.

  • Florida passes law that allows some school staff to be armed

    Miami : Florida Governor Rick Scott  signed into law a bill backed by relatives of Parkland school shooting victims that restricts access to firearms and paves the way for some school staff to be armed.

  • Florida passes bill to restrict guns, arm some teachers

    Miami : The US state of Florida, scene of America’s latest school shooting, has passed bill that raises the minimum age to buy firearms to 21 while funding a program that allows some teachers and school employees to be armed.