Free Press Journal
  • India eye 5-1 as hosts South Africa aims consolation

    Centurion : A historic series triumph sealed, India are expected to put their bench strength to test while a vanquished South Africa would aim for a consolatory win when the two sides square off in the sixth and final ODI, here today.

  • Eves look to continue dominance

    East London (South Africa) : A perfect start achieved, the Indian women’s cricket team would look to continue its supremacy over South Africa when the two sides clash in the second Twenty20 International, here today.

  • We are focused on winning a world title: Jhulan 

    Kolkata : Down with a heel injury, veteran pacer Jhulan Goswami on Thursday said winning a World Cup title remains her ultimate dream and the Indian team would first look to reach the semifinals at the women’s World T20 when it is held in November this year.

  • Pant sizzles but Delhi in trouble after losing to HP

    Nadaun : Rishabh Pant once again showed his mastery in white ball cricket with a brilliant 93-ball-135 but couldn’t help Delhi lost a thriller to Himachal Pradesh by two runs with a serious possibility of losing out on quarter-final berth.

  • Skier Shiffrin, German skaters claim tearful golds

    Pyeongchang : Skier Mikaela Shiffrin opened her delayed Olympics with victory and figure skaters Aljona Savchenko and Bruno Massot smashed a world record to grab gold as full competition resumed on Thursday after days of wind disruption. The 22-year-old Shiffrin kicked off her bid for multiple titles at the Pyeongchang Winter Games with a storming second run in the giant slalom, ending a nervous wait after it was postponed because of high

  • Advani, Mehta stroll into CCI Snooker 2nd rd

    Mumbai: The top two seeds, Pankaj Advani and Aditya Mehta, both of PSPB, recorded emphatic 4-0 first round victories in the Rs 12.25 lakh prize-money CCI All India Open Snooker Championship 2018 on Thursday. The holder 18 world titles, snooker and billiards, Advani brooked little opposition from railway cueist Aravind Kumar. On the side table, Aditya Mehta sidelined the challenge from UP’s Akshay Kumar in four straight frames. Qualifier Rahul Sachdev pulled

  • Rotterdam Open: Roger Federer two wins away from claiming No 1 spot

    Rotterdam: Tennis ace Roger Federer is just two wins away from becoming the oldest world number one. The Swiss began his quest to return to the top spot in the ATP Rankings for the first time in over five years with a 6-1, 6-2 trimuph over Ruben Bemelmans of Belgium at the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam.

  • India vs South Africa: Is captaincy reason for Markram’s batting woes?

    Johannesburg: South Africa coach Ottis Gibson has insinuated that stand-in-skipper Aiden Markram’s batting form might have suffered due to the responsibility around captaincy. Markram was named the Proteas captain in the absence of regular skipper Faf du Plessis, who was ruled out of the ongoing ODI series against Indian and the T20I series following it.