Coach

  • High speed rail coaches to be rolled out in September end 09-07-2014 11:43 PM

    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...
  • World Cup 2014: Selfies, jokes, photo bombs: Why we absolutely love Mexico's hopelessly passionate coach Miguel Herrera 24-06-2014 12:23 PM

    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 46-year-old 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 10-06-2014 06:27 PM

    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 02-05-2014 08:53 PM

    As the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is finding it difficult to convince country's most capped player, Inzamam-ul-Haq, 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...
  • Commercial establishments in residential areas to face sealing drive 26-04-2014 08:50 AM

    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...
  • Former Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova dies at the age of 45 25-04-2014 10:07 PM

    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...
  • Pakistan Cricket Board starts another coach hunt 18-04-2014 06:39 PM

    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...
  • Sampark Kranti leaves 4 coaches behind while departing from Darbhanga 18-04-2014 01:47 PM

    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...
  • Zac Efron working with sobriety expert to control drug problem 07-04-2014 06:58 PM

    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...
  • Now you can book your own coach in Delhi Metro 23-03-2014 10:38 AM

    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...
  • Over 6,000 RPF personnel, 1,000 coaches ready for LS elections 19-03-2014 01:15 PM

    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...
  • Not ready to be India coach yet: Rahul Dravid 14-03-2014 06:18 PM

    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...
  • BCCI dismisses report on appointment of assistant coach 27-02-2014 03:24 PM

    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...
  • BCCI to sack coach Duncan Fletcher? 21-02-2014 01:16 PM

    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...
  • Sports Authority of India coach arrested for molesting trainee 17-02-2014 09:47 AM

    Mumbai: A 38-year-old 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...
  • Del Bosque not happy with conduct of Spain players 06-02-2014 10:16 PM

    Madrid: Spain coach Vicente del Bosque is not pleased by the actions of some national team players during an ill-tempered Copa del Rey semi-final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid. Madrid beat Atletico 3-0 in the first-leg semi-final on Wednesday when Madrid players Alvaro Arbeloa and Sergio Ramos were among...
  • Shane Warne to 'think about' England coaching job 03-02-2014 10:43 AM

    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' 26-01-2014 12:20 PM

    Auckland: New Zealand coach Mike Hesson's preference for green wickets for the two-match Test series against India beginning February 6 was apparent, though he said the home team management did not give any instructions to prepare fast bowler-friendly pitches. "Eden Park does not look that green. Drop-in pitches are never...
  • Walsh is the right man to be India hockey coach: Harendra 23-01-2014 06:24 PM

    Mumbai: Former India hockey coach Harendra Singh on Thursday came out in support of current coach Terry Walsh saying the ex-Australia 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...
  • Clarence Seedorf confirms he will become AC Milan coach 14-01-2014 09:16 PM

    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 37-year-old Dutchman, who has no previous coaching experience, told a Rio de Janeiro news conference that he...
  • 16-year-old girl alleges being gangraped, filmed by 8 men 14-01-2014 12:00 PM

    A Class X girl student has been allegedly gangraped in Ranchi city, the police said. The 16-year-old 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 24-25 years, surfaced and forcibly lifted her...
  • Paul Farbrace named as Sri Lanka coach 20-12-2013 09:00 PM

    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 46-year-old, who has been recently coaching his former English county side Yorkshire, is replacing South African Graham Ford who had...
  • Tata Martino's future as Barcelona coach in doubt 19-12-2013 06:39 PM

    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...
  • Novak Djokovic appoints Boris Becker as head coach 18-12-2013 04:57 PM

    World number two Novak Djokovic has appointed six-time 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 26-year-old Djokovic said in a statement on his website (www.novakdjokovic.com). "He is a true legend,...
  • Brazil already planning for World Cup final, says Scolari 12-12-2013 11:05 AM

    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....
  • Local or foreign coach does not make difference: Hafeez 07-12-2013 12:57 PM

    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...
  • Messi in good spirits, recovering well: Argentina coach 05-12-2013 10:55 AM

    Buenos Aires: Lionel Messi is in good spirits and with patience will recover fully from his thigh injury, Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella said as he left Buenos Aires on Wednesday for the World Cup draw in Brazil. Messi, Argentina's big hope for a third world title next year, is recovering...
  • Batting coach could benefit Pakistan team: Misbah 02-12-2013 01:32 PM

    Islamabad: Misbah-ul-Haq says Pakistan needs a batting coach to solve the team's top-order batting problems at the crease in international matches. Misbah returned home on Monday after leading Pakistan to its first ever one-day series victory against South Africa, a 2-1 win. Pakistan also drew the Twenty20 series 1-1. "We...
  • Manchester City football coaching clinics in Delhi from December 1-8 28-11-2013 04:25 PM

    New Delhi: Manchester City FC football coaching clinics, a grassroots program for young children that aims at improving their technical football skills, will take place in the Capital from December 1 to 8. The clinics will also include coaching on positioning, dribbling, passing and shooting the ball and will be...
  • I'm concerned about Australia, not England: Darren Lehmann 27-11-2013 09:08 AM

    Australia coach Darren Lehmann has no plans to meet Andy Flower to defuse any lingering tension from the spiteful first Test in Brisbane and said the England team director needed to worry about his own players rather than their opponents. Australia thrashed the tourists by 381 runs at the Gabba...