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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Maria Sharapova hires Jimmy Connors as coach July 13, 2013

    Russian tennis ace Maria Sharapova on Saturday announced Jimmy Connors as her new coach. After crashing out of the second round of Wimbledon Championships 2013, she announced ending ties with her Swedish coach Thomas Hogstedt on Thursday. Sharapova, who won her last grand slam, the French Open, in 2012, confirmed the news...
  • Miroslav Djukic confirmed as new Valencia coach June 5, 2013

    Valencia: Valencia have appointed former defender Miroslav Djukic as their new coach through 2014. The club said in a statement on Wednesday that the 47yearold Serbian replaces Ernesto Valverde, who left the club after they narrowly missed out on a Champions League berth on the last day of the Spanish...
  • Di Resta to hire new coach in next few weeks August 31, 2012

    Belgium: Force India Formula One driver Paul Di Resta is hoping to appoint a new manager in the next few weeks while lawyers deal with the fallout of his split from Lewis Hamilton's father Anthony. The Scot, managed by Hamilton senior until his home race at Silverstone in early July, told...
  • Koevermans set to be new India football coach May 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Dutch international Wim Koevermans is all set to take over as the chief coach of the Indian football team for a twoyear term, ending a more than a year's search for a fullfledged occupant for the top job. Following All India Football Federation's sacking of Englishman Bob Houghton...
  • Hodgson set to be England coach after FA talks April 30, 2012

    London: Roy Hodgson was unexpectedly approached about filling the England coaching vacancy on Sunday, with the welltravelled West Bromwich Albion manager opening talks about the job barely a month before Euro 2012 begins. The Football Association has overlooked Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp, who had been considered the favourite by the bookmakers...
  • Vilanova steps out of Guardiola's shadow at Barca April 29, 2012

    Madrid: Barcelona's new coach is about to become famous for a whole lot more than having his eye poked by Jose Mourinho. Tito Vilanova will step up from his role as assistant at the end of the season and replace Pep Guardiola, who announced on Friday that he was ending his...
  • Whatmore appointed new Pakistan coach March 4, 2012

    Islamabad: The Pakistan Cricket Board appointed Australian Dav Whatmore as the new coach of the national team on a twoyear contract on Sunday. His first test will be the fournation Asia Cup, starting March 11 in Bangladesh that also includes defending champion India and Sri Lanka. "They are top teams, they are...
  • No new coach for Pakistan before Eng Tests December 9, 2011

    Karachi: Pakistan's cricket team is unlikely to get a new coach before the Test and ODI series against England in the United Arab Emirates next year in January. Insiders in the board also said that while Dav Whatmore is a leading candidate to take over as head coach of the team,...
  • Pakistan retain coach Mohsin for B'desh tour November 11, 2011

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board on Friday said Mohsin Khan will continue as interim coach for this month's tour of Bangladesh as a permanent replacement for Waqar Younis is yet to be finalised. Former fast bowler Waqar quit the post citing health problems after the tour of Zimbabwe in September, and...
  • Budhia gets new coach, dreams for Olympics September 22, 2007

    New Delhi: Marathon kid Budhia Singh has got a new coach and a hostel on Friday. It's a major leap forward for the child born in a Bhubaneswar slum. After months of confusion, Budhia Singh is all set to chart out a new course in life. On Friday, he got...
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