Ric Charlesworth

  • Hockey India calls Australia coach 'loose cannon', Australia fumes 18-01-2014 12:01 PM

    New Delhi: On the day India celebrated their first win over World No. 1 and Olympic champions Germany since 2004, a comment from Hockey India's secretary general Narinder Batra made the headlines - when he called Australia coach Rich Charlesworth a "loose cannon" in need of "psychological treatment". A foreign...
  • Flexibility and patience key to success in India: New hockey coach 22-11-2013 10:03 PM

    New Delhi: Indian men's hockey's newly-appointed foreign coach Terry Walsh feels patience and flexibility are the two key ingredients which a person needs to be successful in a tough country like India. Some of Walsh's high-profile countrymates - hockey legend Ric Charlesworth and former cricketer Greg Chappell - did not...
  • Indian coaches are not good enough for modern hockey: Charlesworth 10-07-2013 05:08 PM

    New Delhi: Australian hockey legend Ric Charlesworth is in favour of a foreign coach for India as he feels Indian coaches "are not good enough to fulfil the requirements" of the modern-day game. "I think India needs a foreign expert. I can say it from my experience that Indian coaches...
  • Charlesworth appointed coach of Mumbai franchise in HIL 04-12-2012 12:10 PM

    New Delhi: Former Australian player and coach Ric Charlesworth was roped in as coach of the Mumbai franchise for the upcoming Hockey India League starting next year. "The Burman family is proud to welcome Ric Charlesworth to the Mumbai team. Ric brings a wealth of experience to the role," Dabur...
  • Hockey super coach Ric Charlesworth resigns 12-07-2008 03:10 AM

    Panaji: Former Sri Lanka fast bowler Nuwan Zoysa has been hired by the Goa cricket board as a coaching consultant for a short stint in the upcoming Ranji Trophy season. The 34-year-old who played 30 Tests and 95 one-day internationals will work with Goa’s bowlers for ten days, having already...
  • 'Horrible' experience makes Indian hockey advisor quit 11-07-2008 09:09 AM

    Mumbai: All the players who were contracted with the Deccan Chargers, whose IPL contract has been terminated by the Cricket Board, will be available for picking by Sun TV Network which on Thursday won the Hyderabad franchise for Rs 85.05 crore per year, said BCCI president N Srinivasan. All the...
  • Azlan Shah shows Indian hockey ready for turnaround 20-05-2008 10:53 PM

    Mumbai: Royal Challengers Bangalore are yet to decide on whether Daniel Vettori or Virat Kohli would lead the team on Wednesday against Mumbai Indians in their IPL match at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, said Tillakaratne Dilshan. We will take a call on the captain tomorrow. It will be either...
  • SAI gives the go-ahead to Charlesworth, IHF still unsure 19-03-2008 06:16 PM

    Kolkata: Rahul Dravid scored his 36th Test hundred on the first day of the second Test against the West Indies at Eden Gardens on Monday. Dravid also became the highest run-getter in Tests in 2011. After the day's play, Dravid admitted at a media interaction that a few things suggested...
  • Govt slams IHF, demands more teeth for Aussie coach 18-03-2008 02:48 AM

    New Delhi: The Karnail Singh Stadium had a surprise guest as star batsman Rahul Dravid dropped in to watch his state Karnataka play against Railways on the opening day of their second-round Ranji Trophy Elite Group match. Clad in a green T-shirt and blue denims, Rahul walked in at half-past...
  • Charlesworth not interested if things don't change 17-03-2008 06:44 PM

    New Delhi: Putting aside talks of a mismatch, West Indies put up a brave fight in the first Test at Delhi's Feroz Shah Kotla but couldn't prevent India from registering a comfortable victory by five wickets on the fourth day to take a 1-0 lead. The hosts came from behind...
  • Charlesworth in-charge of 'Promotion of Indian Hockey' 15-03-2008 12:50 PM

    CNN-IBN talked to the cricket fraternity after a jail sentence was handed out to tainted Pakistan trio in spot-fixing case. ...
  • FIH cracks the whip on Indian hockey 12-03-2008 05:44 PM

    London: Salman Butt's lawyer on Monday dismissed the case against the former Pakistan test captain, saying there simply isn't enough evidence to find him guilty in the spot-fixing trial in a London court. Butt and fast bowler Mohammad Asif face charges of conspiracy to cheat, and conspiracy to obtain and...
  • Ex-Aussie captain attempts to revive Indian hockey 10-11-2007 05:21 PM

    Adelaide: England coach Andy Flower on Tuesday gave his backing to the controversial TV referral system for adjudicating suspect catches in international cricket. Flower is at odds with Ricky Ponting, who was annoyed that England opener Alastair Cook refused to walk after the Australian skipper took what he claimed was...