Free Press Journal
  • Junior shooters add silver, bronze medals to India’s tally

    Changwon (South Korea) : India’s junior shooters scaled another high by delivering the country’s first set of skeet medals at the ISSF World Championships — a men’s team silver and an individual bronze by Gurnihal Singh Garcha here Tuesday.

  • Pence for ‘toughest’ US  sanctions on North Korea

    Tokyo : US Vice President Mike Pence said on Wednesday Washington would soon unveil its “toughest sanctions ever” on North Korea, adding that the regime in Pyongyang would not be allowed to “hijack” the upcoming Olympics.

  • Mumbai: 18-year-old golfer, Mayur Mistry eyes Olympic medal

    Mumbai: In sports, generally, the more you score the more it usually benefits the individual or the team. But in golf, it is exactly the opposite, the reason a teenage boy was inspired to take up the elite sport and is now dreaming to win a medal at the Olympic Games.

  • Ujjain: Olympic motto ‘Altius’ reverberates at JPS’s annual sports meet

    Ujjain: Two-day annual sports meet ‘Altius’ commenced at Jain Public School (JPS) Barnagar with the theme ‘Altius’, which signifies ‘higher’ and is one of three Latin words which convey the motto of Olympic Games. The opening ceremony witnessed the immense zeal and enthusiasm of participants as they proved their mettle in various athletic events by exhibiting their stamina, strength and spirit.

  • My life has been a roller-coaster: Lee Chong Wei

    Odense : He will turn 35 on Saturday but former world number one shuttler Lee Chong Wei still remains Malaysia’s best player and the Olympic Games triple silver medallist says he is hoping that his long-time coach Misbun Sidek soon finds someone to replace him.

  • ‘With DRS 98.5% calls are correct’

    Dubai : The ICC Chief Executive David Richardson has revealed that the Emirates Panel of Umpires’ usage of the Decision Review System (DRS) has enabled them to attain a staggering accuracy rate of 98.5 percent.

  • DRS enabled umpires to make 98.5 per cent correct calls: ICC

    Dubai: The ICC Chief Executive David Richardson has revealed that the Emirates Panel of Umpires’ usage of the Decision Review System (DRS) has enabled them to attain a staggering accuracy rate of 98.5 percent.

  • Sports Ministry names Bindra, Gopichand in India’s Olympic task Force

    New Delhi: Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Monday set up a Task Force comprising sportspersons like badminton coach Pullela Gopichand and Olympic gold medallist shooter Abhinav Bindra among others to prepare an action plan for the next three Olympic Games.

  • Alibaba becomes worldwide Olympic partner through 2028

    Davos: Chinese online giant Alibaba today became the worldwide Olympic partner through 2028 after signing the first long-term partnership with International Olympic Committee.

  • When a 12-year old girl shook Gopichand…

    Mumbai : It took a while for India’s star P Gopichand to realise that we seldom pay importance to the basics of the game while expecting way too much from a player.

  • Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt wants Russian’s family to keep his Olympic Silver medal

    New Delhi: Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt — whose London Olympics bronze medal has been upgraded to silver said he wants the late Russian wrestler Besik Kudukhov’s family to have the medal. Dutt’s bronze medal was upgraded because Kudukhov’s sample from London 2012 tested positive for a banned substance. However, the dope test finding came after his death.

  • Dipa Karmakar welcomes PM Modi’s Olympics task force

    Agartala: India’s gymnastics heroine Dipa Karmakar has welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement of setting up a task force to prepare an action plan for the next three Olympic Games, and expressed hope that it would yield positive results and the country would get many medals in the upcoming Summer Games.