COACHING

  • West Indies begin global search for head coach October 4, 2014

    St. John's: The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) announced that a global search has been launched to find a new head coach for the West Indies cricket team. A WICB statement released on Friday said the new coach must have a proven track record as a world-class coach, sound practical experience...
  • New Sri Lanka coach Marvan Atapattu eyes World Cup glory September 26, 2014

    Colombo: New Sri Lanka coach Marvan Atapattu targeted more success on Friday for cricket's reigning T20 champions at next year's 50-over World Cup, saying morale is riding high. In his first press conference since landing the job full-time, Atapattu said there was no danger of complacency among his players and...
  • Dunga succeeds Scolari as Brazil manager July 22, 2014

    Brazil named Dunga as their manager for the second time on Tuesday, two weeks after they were hammered 71 by Germany in the World Cup semifinals which led to the resignation of former coach Luiz Felipe Scolari. The 50yearold Dunga, who captained Brazil to their fourth world title in 1994, was...
  • Brazil to name Dunga as coach: reports July 22, 2014

    Rio De Janeiro: Brazil are set to name their new national team coach, with reports suggesting Carlos Dunga is likely to return to the post. Brazil will announce a coach on Tuesday to succeed Luiz Felipe Scolari, who resigned after Brazil failed to win the World Cup eliminated in a...
  • High speed rail coaches to be rolled out in September end July 9, 2014

    Kapurthala: A day after Railway Budget was presented in Parliament, Kapurthala based Rail Coach Factory (RCF) on Wednesday said it will roll out first rake of coaches, capable of running at a high speed of 160 km per hour by the end of September or first week of October. Making the...
  • World Cup 2014: Selfies, jokes, photo bombs: Why we absolutely love Mexico's hopelessly passionate coach Miguel Herrera June 24, 2014

    Selfies, elaborate jokes, photo bombs involving his squad's biggest stars and now exclusive team news. Mexico's Miguel Herrera is not one of those national team coaches afraid of Twitter.In the past month, the 46yearold former player has seen the number of people following him on Twitter more than double. His...
  • A female coach for Andy Murray bold but not odd June 10, 2014

    Wimbledon champion Andy Murray surprised the tennis world by appointing a female coach for himself in France's Amelie Mauresmo and became the only player in the men's top 10 to have a female coach. Murray's decision to appoint the former world number one and Wimbledon champion Mauresmo was closely scrutinised...
  • Grant Flower may become Pakistan's batting coach May 2, 2014

    As the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is finding it difficult to convince country's most capped player, InzamamulHaq, to become national team's batting coach, the important position may go to Zimbabwean Grant Flower. According to PCB sources, Flower has applied for the job but PCB's preference remains Inzamam, who played 120 Tests...
  • Commercial establishments in residential areas to face sealing drive April 26, 2014

    Several commercial establishments including banks, ATMs, nursing homes, coaching centres, cyber cafes and private schools running in residential sectors are going to face the heat as Ghaziabad Development Authority has launched a drive against them. Allahabad High Court in September last year had directed GDA to seal all buildings in residential...
  • Former Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova dies at the age of 45 April 25, 2014

    Former Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova has passed away at the age of 45 after a long battle with cancer. Vilanova had a tumour removed from his throat in November 2011 before suffering a relapse in December 2012. He stepped down as Barca boss last July to continue his treatment, with Gerardo...
  • Pakistan Cricket Board starts another coach hunt April 18, 2014

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board has once again advertised for coaching positions in the national team after the short-term contracts given to head coach Moin Khan, batting consultant Zaheer Abbas and fielding coach Shoaib Mohammad were not renewed. In an advertisement on its website, the board also invited applications for sports...
  • Sampark Kranti leaves 4 coaches behind while departing from Darbhanga April 18, 2014

    Train movement under Samastipur rail division was hampered for around two hours on Friday morning when Darbhanga-New Delhi Sampark Kranti Superfast Express sped ahead leaving four coaches behind at Laheriasarai station in Darbhanga district. Railway officials said the Delhi-bound train started its journey at 8.35 am from Darbhanga station and reached...
  • Zac Efron working with sobriety expert to control drug problem April 7, 2014

    London: Actor Zac Efron has reportedly hired a sobriety coach in a bid to help him control his alleged drug problems. The 'High School Musical' star, who sought treatment in rehab last year to control his hard-partying lifestyle and drug issues, is apparently working with an expert to help him stay...
  • Now you can book your own coach in Delhi Metro March 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Tourists, foreign travellers and government or private school children, NGOs running schools for differently able children can book coaches for metro tours for anything between Rs 30,000 and Rs 50,000. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, under its Policy on Reservation of Car(s)/Train, allows tour operators, any government or private agency,...
  • Over 6,000 RPF personnel, 1,000 coaches ready for LS elections March 19, 2014

    Gearing up for Lok Sabha polls, the Railways has kept 75 companies of RPF ready for deployment in various parts of the country during the election time. One RPF company consists of about 90 personnel. Railway has also provided about 1,000 coaches for the movement of polling staff and security personnel...
  • Not ready to be India coach yet: Rahul Dravid March 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar wants Rahul Dravid to take up the highly challenging job of India coach but the former captain is not ready as yet to assume the mantle from under-fire incumbent Duncan Fletcher because of "time constraints". "I am happy that he [Gavaskar] said I am capable of...
  • BCCI dismisses report on appointment of assistant coach February 27, 2014

    Mumbai: The Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) on Thursday refuted report on a website that it was planning to appoint an Indian assistant coach in place of bowling coach Joe Dawes, whose contract is unlikely to be extended in the wake of consistent poor show by the bowlers. "Nothing of this sort...
  • BCCI to sack coach Duncan Fletcher? February 21, 2014

    Questions have been raised over Team India's performance after failing to win even a single match across all formats on their last two tours of South Africa and New Zealand, prompting the BCCI to mull over sacking coach Duncan Fletcher. According to a report in the Hindustan Times, the board is...
  • Sports Authority of India coach arrested for molesting trainee February 17, 2014

    Mumbai: A 38yearold coach of the Sports Authority of India (SAI) was on Sunday arrested on charges of molestation in suburban Kandivali, police said. K B Singh, was on Sunday arrested after he was booked for molestation at Samata Nagar Police Station following a complaint by a trainee at SAI's Kandivali...
  • Del Bosque not happy with conduct of Spain players February 6, 2014

    Madrid: Spain coach Vicente del Bosque is not pleased by the actions of some national team players during an illtempered Copa del Rey semifinal between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid. Madrid beat Atletico 30 in the firstleg semifinal on Wednesday when Madrid players Alvaro Arbeloa and Sergio Ramos were among those...
  • Shane Warne to 'think about' England coaching job February 3, 2014

    Sydney: Australian bowling great Shane Warne, so often the cause of England's demise, offered on Monday to think about reviving the old enemy as the country's next coach. As England players flew home in the early hours following a final defeat in Sydney, Warne took to Twitter in answer to...
  • NZ coach takes a dig at Team India: 'We don't instruct on pitches' January 26, 2014

    Auckland: New Zealand coach Mike Hesson's preference for green wickets for the twomatch Test series against India beginning February 6 was apparent, though he said the home team management did not give any instructions to prepare fast bowlerfriendly pitches. "Eden Park does not look that green. Dropin pitches are never green...
  • Walsh is the right man to be India hockey coach: Harendra January 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Former India hockey coach Harendra Singh on Thursday came out in support of current coach Terry Walsh saying the exAustralia forward was the right choice as the team had improved under him, but cautioned that further progress to medal status would be gradual. "Terry Walsh has huge experience. He is...
  • Clarence Seedorf confirms he will become AC Milan coach January 14, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: Former Netherlands and AC Milan midfielder Clarence Seedorf said on Tuesday he would become the Serie A club's new coach after announcing an end to his illustrious playing career. The 37yearold Dutchman, who has no previous coaching experience, told a Rio de Janeiro news conference that he was...
  • 16yearold girl alleges being gangraped, filmed by 8 men January 14, 2014

    A Class X girl student has been allegedly gangraped in Ranchi city, the police said. The 16yearold girl, who had left home on Sunday to attend a coaching class, had gone to a temple when the incident happened. Suddenly eight men, aged around 2425 years, surfaced and forcibly lifted her to...
  • Paul Farbrace named as Sri Lanka coach December 20, 2013

    Englishman Paul Farbrace, who was wounded in the infamous 2009 shooting attack on the Sri Lankan team bus, was appointed the head coach of the national side on Friday. The 46yearold, who has been recently coaching his former English county side Yorkshire, is replacing South African Graham Ford who had already...
  • Tata Martino's future as Barcelona coach in doubt December 19, 2013

    Barcelona: The long term future of Tata Martino as Barcelona coach was cast into doubt on Thursday following the publication of stories in his homeland Argentina suggesting he will abandon the Spanish football club at the end of the season. Both of the Barcelona based sports papers, Diario Sport and El...
  • Novak Djokovic appoints Boris Becker as head coach December 18, 2013

    World number two Novak Djokovic has appointed sixtime grand slam winner Boris Becker as his head coach, the Serbian announced on Wednesday. "I am really excited to have the opportunity to work with Boris," the 26yearold Djokovic said in a statement on his website (www.novakdjokovic.com). "He is a true legend, someone who...
  • Brazil already planning for World Cup final, says Scolari December 12, 2013

    Rio de Janeiro: Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari said on Wednesday that he has already started planning for next year's World Cup final. Speaking during an event in Rio de Janeiro, Scolari showed little fear of being dubbed overconfident by the Selecao's rivals, reported Xinhua. "The planning includes the final. We...
  • Local or foreign coach does not make difference: Hafeez December 7, 2013

    Karachi: Pakistan Twenty20 captain Mohammad Hafeez believes that it does not make a difference whether the Board appoints a foreign or local coach for the national team. Hafeez also felt that the outgoing Australian coach of the team, Dav Whatmore had done his best. "It does not make a difference whether...