Free Press Journal
  • Coach says O P Jaisha said no to personalised refreshment

    “A day before the race, Radhakrishnan Nair (deputy chief coach) asked me whether she (Jaisha) would need individual refreshment or drinks for the race. I asked Jaisha whether she will use personalised drinks or normal water provided by organisers. She said she will use normal water only. Then I told Nair that she will not need personalised refreshment and she would prefer pure water. That is it,” Nikolai told PTI


    Now the onus lies on AFI, Jaisha and Raut.

  • Women in Gold – Hockey team, Kavita add glitter to medal tally

    Guwahati :  Long-distance runner Kavita Raut’s Olympic qualification was the icing on the cake on yet another impressive day for India but they had to be contend with a silver in men’s hockey after losing to arch-rivals Pakistan on day seven of the 12th South Asian Games on Friday.

  • Jaisha steals show, wins 5000m gold

    New Delhi: Asian Games bronze medallist O P Jaisha stole the show by winning the women’s 5000m race on the opening day of National Open Athletics Championships even as a few top stars pulled out of the meet, here on Sunday.