Free Press Journal
  • Can still improve: Cristiano

    Moscow : Cristiano Ronaldo said Portugal must strive to improve at the FIFA Cristiano Ronaldo ,  after Wednesday’s 1-0 win over Morocco left them within sight of the knockout rounds.

  • Rani Rampal, Gurjit Kaur lead India to series-levelling win over Spain

    Madrid (Spain): Skipper Rani Rampal and defender Gurjit Kaur struck a brace each as Indian women hockey team thrashed Spain 4-1 in the fifth and final match to level the series 2-2. India dominated the match in terms of possession and chances created as Rani (33′, 37′) provided the side a two-goal cushion at the Consejo Superior de Deportes hockey stadium.

  • Skipper Rani Rampal’s late strike hands India 3-2 win over Spain

    Madrid: Skipper Rani Rampal scored a late winner as Indian women’s hockey team dished out a spirited performance to beat Spain 3-2 in the third game and register their first win of the five-match series at the Consejo Superior de Deportes Hockey Stadium here.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018 Match 3: Morocco vs Iran LIVE Blog

    It’s a day of test for group B teams Morocco and Iran as they clash today at Saint Petersburg Stadium in the FIFA World Cup 2018 tournament. Both the teams know that victory in this match is crucial to pass on to the next level as the other two teams in the group are Spain and Portugal. Spain and Portugal are powerful teams and only two teams from the four of the

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: FPJ’s dream XI predictions for Morocco and Iran

    The group B will start its expedition of the FIFA World Cup 2018 today as all its four teams will be playing their first match. Morocco will be facing Iran in their third match of the tournament and since other two teams in the group include Spain and Portugal, this match is very crucial for the qualification to the next stage.

  • Spanish civil war, loses coach before match

     Krasnodar, Russia : Spain dramatically sacked coach Julen Lopetegui on Wednesday and appointed federation sporting director Fernando Hierro —  just two days before the team’s opening game at the World Cup.

  • How the top guns are shaping up

    The phoney war is over and most of the favourites have arrived in Russia ahead of the kick-off Thursday. A look at the favourites.

  • Last stand for stars of Spain’s golden generation      

    Madrid: After recent struggles at major tournaments, the remaining stars of Spain’s golden generation could be facing a last stand at the World Cup. Winning two European Championships and a first World Cup, the Spanish were unstoppable from 2008 to 2012.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: 10 young players to watch out for in FIFA World Cup

    For every football lover FIFA World Cup is a holy grail. All football enthusiasts are eager to see their country defeating other and getting a step closer towards winning the title. The excitement is building around the globe the FIFA World Cup is set to kick-off in Russia, with every football-mad fan around the globe tuning in to watch what the single greatest sporting event on the planet is arguably.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Andres Iniesta can’t be overworked if Spain are to do well says Antonio Habas

    Kolkata: For Spain to fire on all cylinders at this summer’s FIFA World Cup in Russia, ageless midfield maestro Andres Iniesta will have to be used properly so that he can remain at the peak of his powers throughout the competition, feels Spanish football tactician Antonio Habas. Iniesta, 34, is likely to retire from international football after Spain play at the World Cup in few days’ time.

  • Socialist Pedro Sanchez sworn in as new Spanish prime minister

    Madrid: Spain’s Socialist chief Pedro Sanchez was sworn in as prime minister on Saturday, a day after ousting Mariano Rajoy in a historic no-confidence vote sparked by fury over corruption woes afflicting the conservative leader’s party.

  • Atletico bid to erase pain of finals past in Marseille

    Lyon : After painful defeats in recent continental finals, Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid are determined to justify their status as favourites in Wednesday’s Europa League showpiece against Marseille in Lyon.

  • Basque separatists ETA announce full dissolution of group

     San Sebastian (Spain) : Basque separatist group ETA announced it was fully disbanding, the final step to the definitive end of its deadly decades-long independence campaign, in a letter published on Tuesday.

  • Taapsee Pannu takes a trip to Spain; check out the pictures

    Of late, we have seen Taapsee Pannu in films like Naam Shabana, Judwaa 2 and Dill Junngle among others. Considering that the actress also had a few projects in the pipeline to shoot, we are aware that the actress has rarely taken a break. After diving into one project after the other, now Taapsee has finally found free time and decided to spend it in travel. She