Pace

  • BCCI signs five-year deal with MRF Pace Foundation September 2, 2014

    Chennai: The MRF Pace Foundation ON Tuesday inked an agreement with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) which will send pace bowlers with potential to the academy for training under former Australian great Glenn McGrath. The broad lines of the MOU includes a tie-up between the pace foundation...
  • Varun Aaron to train under Glenn McGrath at MRF Pace Foundation September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: India's fastest bowler Varun Aaron has started his 10-day training programme under Aussie legend Glenn McGrath at the MRF Pace Foundation as part of a tie-up between the BCCI and company. The BCCI, in a strategic tie-up with MRF, has announced a 10-day camp for some of the talented...
  • First look: 'Guardians of the Galaxy', the latest addition to Marvel's cinematic universe April 11, 2014

    In the far reaches of space, an American pilot named Peter Quill finds himself the object of a manhunt after stealing an orb coveted by the villainous Ronan. In order to evade Ronan, Quill is forced into a truce with a group of misfits including Gamora, Rocket, Drax the...
  • 'The Avenger: This Time It's War is a well paced read' is well paced February 17, 2014

    The second book by Juggi Bhasin also deals with the concept of terrorism, and the writer's journalism history has helped him to meticulously carve out the details of a book in which he mingles facts which he has seen and covered as a journalist, with the touch of fiction which...
  • Glenn McGrath to train Indian pacers soon? February 1, 2014

    Former Australia pacer Glenn McGrath may work with the Indian pacers soon, according to a report in the Times of India. The MRF Pace Academy in Chennai, where McGrath is currently working as director, has submitted a proposal to the BCCI, which if accepted, will help the two bodies work in...
  • BCCI approves strict anti-corruption measures for CLT20 September 1, 2013

    New Delhi: The BCCI in its working committee meeting on Sunday approved its interim chief Jagmohan Dalmiya's suggestions for anti-corruption steps to be taken during the Champions League Twenty20 tournament to be played this month. BCCI working committee met in Chennai, where a number of these measures were discussed and...
  • Impressed by India's pace talent, says Glenn McGrath August 30, 2013

    Talking to CNN-IBN, the Aussie legend spoke about Ishwar Pandey's performance in South Africa and Virender Sehwag's future. ...
  • Glenn McGrath to train Team India pacers? August 10, 2013

    BCCI and MRF Pace Foundation may soon be joining hands that could mean Team India pacers training under the legendary Australian fast bowler Glenn McGrath, who recently replaced Dennis Lillee as the Director of MRF Pace Foundation in Chennai. According to a report in the Mumbai Mirror, a delegation from the...
  • Spice launches 5-inch Smart Flo Pace 2 Android smartphone at Rs 6,999 April 30, 2013

    Mumbai: S Mobility recently launched the 5-inch Smart Flo Pace 2 Mi-502 in India. This dual-SIM smartphone runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and is powered by a 1GHz dual-core processor. The phone is available for Rs 6,999. The device has only 512MB of RAM, so multitasking could lead to...
  • Mathias called up for full-time trainee at MRF Pace Foundation March 14, 2013

    Bangalore: David Mathias, the fast bowler who was an integral part of Karnataka Under-22 team that won the one-day tournament for South Zone teams, has been called up as a full time trainee at the MRF Pace Foundation in Chennai. Mathias, along with a few other fast bowlers from the state,...
  • McGrath set to start work as consultant January 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Legendary Australian pacer Glenn McGrath is all set to join the MRF Pace Foundation in Chennai as its bowling consultant. "On the way to Chennai for my first stint at the MRF Pace Foundation. Looking forward to it but missing @saramcgrath11 & the kids already," McGrath tweeted on...
  • Cricket not played on laptops, Waqar to Lillee September 7, 2012

    Dubai: Former Pakistan captain and fast bowler Waqar Younis doubts if the former MRF Pace Foundation Director, Dennis Lillee, will be able to teach the art of fast bowling online, Pakistani website pakistantoday.com.pk reported on Friday. Lillee, who was in charge of the MRF Pace Foundation, handed over the reins to...
  • T20 could shorten a fast bowler's life: McGrath September 6, 2012

    Australian fast-bowling great Glenn McGrath has cautioned against the heavy workload facing today’s fast bowler while putting the onus on individuals to cope with the pressures of the modern era. The former international was in Chennai earlier this week to take over from Dennis Lillee as director of the MRF...
  • Fast bowling attitude has changed in India: Lillee September 6, 2012

    Former MRF Pace Foundation director Denis Lillee talks about how fast bowling has changed in India during his 25-year stay. His successor Glenn McGrath talks about the challenges ahead. ...
  • Lillee mulls online coaching for fast bowling September 3, 2012

    Chennai: After snapping his long association with the MRF Pace Foundation, former Australian fast bowler Dennis Lillee has now decided to share his new coaching ideas with the masses through a project called 'Dennis Lillee online coaching for fast bowling'. Lillee, who has picked compatriot Glen McGrath to be his successor...
  • I was prepared to die on the pitch: Lillee September 3, 2012

    Australia's fast-bowling great Dennis Lillee, his country's third-highest Test wicket-taker with 355 wickets from 70 matches, was not just a speed demon but a single-minded, tough-as-nails one. He bowled in an era when fast bowling was exhilarating, sexy and macho – as well as the primary way to win Test...
  • McGrath succeeds Lillee at MRF Pace Foundation September 2, 2012

    Chennai: Former Australian fast bowler Glenn McGrath has taken over the role of Director at the MRF Pace Foundation from his countryman Dennis Lillee who served the organization with distinction for 25 years. "It's a great honour for me to work with the MRF Pace academy. I know it won't...
  • Lillee helped shape my career: Brett Lee July 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Australia’s fast bowler Brett Lee on Monday paid rich tribute to the great Dennis Lillee, stating that he was a "role model" for him and played a vital role in shaping his career. Lillee recently announced that he would be end his 25-year long coaching tenure in India at...
  • McGrath, Donald candidates to replace Lillee June 26, 2012

    Chennai: Fast bowling greats Glenn McGrath, Allan Donald and Craig McDermott, among others, have been shortlisted as possible candidates to succeed Dennis Lillee as coaching director at the MRF Pace Foundation. "The management has not decided as of yet. They have shortlisted about four or five people like Glenn McGrath,...
  • 'I did cricket a favour by rejecting Sachin' June 25, 2012

    Chennai: Australian great Dennis Lillee on Monday recalled his first meeting with Sachin Tendulkar and said on a lighter note that he did the game a "favour" by rejecting the batsman when he went to the MRF Pace Foundation with an ambition to become a fast bowler in the late...
  • E-book library borrowing takes slow pace: Study June 24, 2012

    New York: E-book readers have been relatively slow to borrow digital works from the library, frustrated by a limited selection and by not even knowing whether their local branch offers e-releases, according to a new study. The Pew Research Center published a survey Friday that reports around 12 percent of e-book...
  • Will not compromise on pace, says Aaron February 11, 2012

    Jamshedpur: Confident of getting back to action within a month's time, India speedster Varun Aaron said there is no question of compromising on speed. "I will be fully fit in a month and will be back in action," Aaron said when asked about the injury he had suffered during the ODI...
  • US school teaches kids techniques for strength training January 10, 2008

    Atlanta: Children at the Pace Academy in Atlanta are being made to learn the proper techniques for strength training — not to be confused with weightlifting or bodybuilding. ...
  • PM puzzled by industrial imbalances June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Concerned over "persisting regional imbalance" in industrial development and urbanisation, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said credible policy solutions were required to bring new regions under industrialisation process. Making it clear that a few large industrial houses and capitalists cannot be merely looked upon to accelerate industrial growth, he said...