Free Press Journal
  • Revenge, Served Cold

    Seven months after losing in Olympic final, Sindhu conquers Marin

  • Sindhu avenges Olympic defeat, conquers Marin to enter semis

    Dubai : Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu avenged her heart-breaking loss at the Rio Games to two-time World Champion Carolina Marin with a thrilling straight-game victory in a do-or-die women’s singles Group B contest and sealed her place at the semifinals of the BWF World Super Series Finals here on Saturday.

  • Jitu Rai

    Jitu Rai shoots silver at World Cup

    Italy : Ace Indian shooter Jitu Rai shrugged off the disappointment of a poor Olympic campaign by clinching a silver medal in the 50m pistol event of the ISSF World Cup Final on Thursday.

  • CBI may soon start formal probe in Narsingh doping scandal

    New Delhi : CBI is all set to initiate a formal probe in the doping scandal allegedly involving wrestler Narsingh Yadav as it on Monday claimed to have started examining the complaint and the material received from the Prime Minister’s Office in this regard.

  • First Upset: Rio Olympic gold medallist Monica Puig crashes out

    New York: Puerto Rico’s Monica Puig, whose dream run to a gold medal was one of the feel-good stories of the Rio Games, came down to earth at the US Open tennis championship where China’s Saisai Zheng dealt her a 6-4, 6-2 defeat in the first round.

  • BJP MP Dalit leader Udit Raj eats words after beef remarks

    New Delhi: The BJP has got embroiled in another beef controversy:  this time party MP and Dalit leader Udit Raj ignited the row after he tweeted that champion Jamaican athlete Usain Bolt, who was born in poverty,  went on to win nine Olympics gold after his trainer advised him to eat beef twice a day.

  • Results were satisfactory, says Roelant Oltmans

    New Delhi : His wards might have failed to break the medal jinx at the Rio Olympics, but Indian men’s hockey team’s chief coach Roelant Oltmans says their results in the quadrennial extravaganza were satisfactory if not ideal.

  • Rio debacle Bindra to head review committee

    New Delhi : India’s first and only individual Olympic gold-medallist Abhinav Bindra was on Thursday named Chairman of a five-member review committee to probe the shooters’ Rio Games debacle but has recused himself from questioning them as he was himself a part of the team. The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) said the mandate of the committee is to “examine and identify in a cold and ruthless manner” the causes behind

  • My career all but over if ban not reviewed: Narsingh Yadav

    New Delhi : Dope-tainted Narsingh Yadav on Monday admitted that his career would be over if the four-year ban imposed on him by the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) is not reviewed and said that the country should take up his case as India lost out on an Olympic medal in 74kg category.

  • Winning never gets old for Farah

    Rio Olympic : Britain’s Mo Farah warned he aims to keep winning after becoming the first man in 40 years to retain the two Olympic distance crowns.

  • Yogeshwar Dutt All Set

    Rio de Janeiro : Widely expected to clinch one last medal for India at the Rio Games, London Olympics bronze-medallist Yogeshwar Dutt is trying hard not to let the Narsingh Yadav episode affect him ahead of the men’s 65kg freestyle event here today.

  • Really happy to win a silver, gave my heart out: Sindhu

    Rio de Janeiro: P V Sindhu is happy to win a silver in the women’s singles badminton event after her gallant attempt to clinch a coveted gold for India ended in heart-break at the Rio Olympics here, saying she gave her “heart out”.

  • Rio Olympics: Vijay Goel congratulates Sindhu for scripting history

    New Delhi: Lauding P.V. Sindhu, as she booked her place in the finals of the women’s singles event with a straight-game victory over Nozomi Okuhara of Japan at the Rio Olympics, Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel has congratulated the badminton star and said that India is proud of her.

  • Rio Olympics: US swimmers released after questioning

    Rio de Janeiro: Swimmers from the US Olympic delegation — Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger — were released after questioning for four hours in a Brazilian police station regarding an alleged assault and robbery case, the media reported.

  • Sindhu’s on-court brilliance assures India second medal at Rio

    Rio de Janeiro: India’s fortunes took a sudden turn for the better in the last 24 hours with wrestler Sakshi Malik’s bronze as shuttler P.V. Sindhu assured the country of at least a silver medal after thrashing Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in the women’s singles badminton semi-final at the Rio Olympics here on Thursday.