Joe Williams

@joepune
Joe Williams is the Sport Editor of The Free Press Journal. He has over two decades of experience and has been associated with The Indian Express, Daily News and Analysis (DNA) and Corporate Citizen.

Stories By Joe Williams

Ravi Gaikwad

From road safety to well-being of humans; COVID Warrior: Sportsman Gaikwad, a self-made man, is known for his philanthropic and social activities

MumbaiA cricketer to the core is what one gets to know when he talks to Ravi Gaikawd, and RTO Chief of Thane (Konkan range). Termed as a ...Read More

MSSA: Giles and Harris Shield; Shankar Chacha, the groundsman with the Al Baarkar School, Kurla passed away recently

MSSA: Giles and Harris Shield; Shankar Chacha, the groundsman with the Al Baarkar School, Kurla passed away recently

MumbaiGiles and Harris Shields are inter-school cricket tournaments, which have been held in Mumbai since 1897. Giles for kids under 14 y...Read More

Former Indian cricketer Kulkarni opens a new inning off the 22-yard

Former Indian cricketer Kulkarni opens a new inning off the 22-yard

MumbaiGiving it back to the game is what one hears about world-class athletes, but taking off the track for what you have been recognised...Read More

 Vinay Walmiki

Meet Vinay Walkmiki, national hockey player who is 'master' of street cats and dogs

When he is not busy with adrenaline-filled attacks, flicks and dribbles on the field, Vinay Walmiki is compassion personified. The nation...Read More

AIFF chalks out plans to boost women's football

AIFF chalks out plans to boost women's football

MumbaiWith the cancellation of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup, the journey of several girls who were selected to don the Indian colour has e...Read More

City girl's dream hockey run comes to an abrupt halt

City girl's dream hockey run comes to an abrupt halt

MumbaiShe was among a handful of lucky ones that had been selected for the national hockey camp. It was her dream to make it there and le...Read More

The women force

Women power set to take charge on football turf

MumbaiFootball referees play a vital role in a football match. The referees not only controls the flow of the match but also enforce the ...Read More

Is someone playing mischief?

Is someone playing mischief?

MumbaiBoard for Control of Cricket in India (BBCI) has gone on mute mode on the clarity of Rohit Sharma’s injury. Rohit Sharma was back w...Read More

Is someone playing mischief with Rohit Sharma?

Is someone playing mischief with Rohit Sharma?

The Rohit Sharma made it to the toss in IPL for Mumbai Indians, defying BCCI medical team

Ruturaj Gaikwad

From Sanghvi to Sharjah international stadium

MumbaiThere many youngsters who harbour dreams of making it big in the world of cricket. From galli cricket to the 22-yards in a well-mai...Read More

AFI chief warns athletes, coaches

AFI chief warns athletes, coaches

MumbaiThe re-elected Athletic Federation of India sends a stern warning for athletes and coaches against using banned drugs, with COVID-1...Read More

Virtually coaching takes a stride; Coach Lalchand Rajput thanks technology for the recent version

Virtually coaching takes a stride; Coach Lalchand Rajput thanks technology for the recent version

MumbaiLalchand Rajput, the head coach of Zimbabwe is not with the team in Pakistan, but still is part of the team, virtually, if not phys...Read More

Black Lives Matter movement takes a back seat in IPL

Black Lives Matter movement takes a back seat in IPL

Athletes across the world, including Super League footballers, joined in support of protests in the Black Lives Matters (BLM) movement wh...Read More

IPL 2020: Chance for underachievers to bloom in desert

IPL 2020: Chance for underachievers to bloom in desert

As for debutants, it would be a baptism by fire to make an impact in these challenging times.

CSK spirits high despite missing talismans

CSK spirits high despite missing talismans

MumbaiThere is nothing the former champions, Chennai Super Kings are worried about despite their two talismans flying back to India, as t...Read More

Mumbai Indians

Mumbai Indians bookies' favourite for IPL 13

Mumbai Indians (MI) are the bookmakers' favourite for the 13th edition of the IPL as the Satta world gets eager to unlock with the cash-r...Read More

Coronavirus turmoil hits IPL, two players from CSK test positive

Coronavirus turmoil hits IPL, two players from CSK test positive

After the Chennai Super Kings CEO confirmed the news of Suresh Raina pulling out of the IPL 2020 citing ‘personal reasons’, it has now em...Read More

 Family stood rock solid behind defender Sandesh Jhingan

Family stood rock solid behind defender Sandesh Jhingan

MumbaiIndia's mainstay in the backline doesn't have to look far for inspiration. When Sandesh Jhingan looked up in the contacts to thank ...Read More

What took the 'Bowling Machine' to the brink?

What took the 'Bowling Machine' to the brink?

Hamstrung by the dearth of opportunities to showcase his talent, a young cricketer may have been pushed over the edge. Karan Tiwary's gre...Read More

Nothing middling about this midfielder's game

Nothing middling about this midfielder's game

MumbaiThe beautiful game has given him much to cheer about. But it has not come easy for Lenny Rodrigues, the international footballer fr...Read More

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