Joe Williams

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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

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

Racing rides into history; Pune season to held behind closed doors

Racing rides into history; Pune season to held behind closed doors

MumbaiJust like other sports that played to 'fanless' arenas, Indian racing too has decided to follow suit. The Pune season, due to begin...Read More

Former Indian skipper Dilip Vengsarkar at his academy in Oval

Elven eleven

MumbaiThe Oval maidan in South Mumbai has been the veritable field of dreams for many a fledgling cricketer who has gone on to don India ...Read More

Move, Learn & Discover: Here's all you need to know about Olympic Day

Move, Learn & Discover: Here's all you need to know about Olympic Day

Mumbai: Olympic Day is one of the most celebrated days across the globe. Irrespective of age, sex or creed, thousands gather to commemora...Read More

Olympic Games countdown: Flashback to Moscow, the last time the India men's team won a gold in field hockey

Olympic Games countdown: Flashback to Moscow, the last time the India men's team won a gold in field hockey

MumbaiIndia’s 1980 Moscow Olympics gold is seen as the last hurrah in Indian hockey. Ironically, for a country that has won eight Olympic...Read More

The Colonel is the man with plan

The Colonel is the man with plan

MumbiaMoving the matches to southern states during the monsoon and curtailing the number of matches could be the best way to get on with ...Read More

Byram Jeejeebhoy rides off into the sunset

Byram Jeejeebhoy rides off into the sunset

MumbaiByram Jeejeebhoy, a prominent figure on the country's racecourses, passed away at his Worli residence recently. A philanthropist an...Read More

Big guns of cricket to confer today

Big guns of cricket to confer today

MUMBAIThe wise men of the International Cricket Council (ICC) will meet on June 10 via teleconference to decide the fate of the T20 World...Read More

The stadium has a Federation International Hockey (FIH)-recognised surface on their premises.

Hockey gets a new lease of life in Pune after training school gets FIH-approved astro turf

MumbaiOlympians Dhanraj Pillay, Joe Phillip, and the Nimal Brothers are the names that crop up when Poona, now Pune, is talked about. The...Read More

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Thanks to COVID-19, Kanga League may get cancelled for the first time

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Thanks to COVID-19, Kanga League may get cancelled for the first time

MumbaiThe Kanga Cricket League, one of the oldest cricket tournaments in Mumbai, will be a doubtful starter this year. According to the s...Read More

CEO D’Silva, Jhinghan part ways with Kerala Blasters

CEO D’Silva, Jhinghan part ways with Kerala Blasters

MumbaiWhile it is calm and quiet on the field, there are many things happening off it. It's the Indian Super League football team which i...Read More

A groundsman gets essential supplies from one of the benefactors

Lockdown 4.0: Groundsmen who look after open spaces get overwhelming support

While we remain comfortably ensconced in our apartments or houses, mostly unaffected by the lockdown, there are so many people out there ...Read More

Lockdown 4.0: Stadiums may have reopened, but can India's sporting giants come out and play?

Lockdown 4.0: Stadiums may have reopened, but can India's sporting giants come out and play?

The games were played under the guidelines issued by the German Football League. A total of 17 matches were played over the weekend, with...Read More

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