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Al Pacino to play Joe Paterno


September 12th, 2012 - 4:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Veteran actor Al Pacino is set to play late American football coach Joe Paterno in an upcoming biopic.The Oscar-winning actor will star as the lead character ... Read more...

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US basketball professionals train Myanmar players


August 28th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon (Myanmar), Aug 28 (IANS) Nearly 30 Myanmar basketball players underwent training from former National Basketball Association (NBA) and Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) professionals at the Myanmar Basketball Federation ... Read more...

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Nehru Cup: Ashfaq stars in Maldives win over Syria (Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Maldives striker Ali Ashfaq inspired his team to a 2-1 win over Syria in the Nehru Cup football tournament here Monday.Ashfaq scored one goal and ... Read more...

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Nehru Cup: Syria come back twice against Cameroon (Lead)


August 25th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Syria came back twice to draw their Nehru Cup football tournament match against the "The Indomitable Lions" Cameroon 2-2 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium ... Read more...

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Coach happy with India’s start in Nehru Cup


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Chief football coach Wim Koevermans was happy with India's 2-1 win over Syria in the rain-marred Nehru Cup opener at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here ... Read more...

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India readies for Asia U-18 basketball championship


August 16th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Basketball Federation of India (BFI) announced its contingent for the 22nd FIBA Asia Under-18 Championship for men to be held in Mongolia August 17-26.The ... Read more...

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Riaz wants to bury the ghost of Sydney Olympics


July 26th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Indian hockey team's assistant coach and Olympian Mohammed Riaz wants to bury in the London Olympics the ghost of the 2000 Sydney Games, where the team ... Read more...

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Russian adventure excites Cinquini


July 21st, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fabio Capello's incoming assistant coach in the Russian national team has spoken of his excitement about the new challenge.Oreste Cinquini is abandoning the post of ... Read more...

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Mostovoi ready to assist Capello


July 18th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Russia midfielder Alexander Mostovoi Wednesday said he would eagerly accept an offer to become Fabio Capello's assistant coach at the national team.Capello, expected ... Read more...

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Injuries to spikers hurt China’s Olympics medal hopes


July 11th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 11 (IANS) Again, a Chinese star player was injured. And again, a disappointing fifth finish in the 2012 women's volleyball World Grand Prix Finals, the most important competition ... Read more...

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Prayag United signs up Costa Rican midfielder (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 27 (IANS) I-League football club Prayag United have signed up Costa Rican international medio Carlos Hernandez, the top scorer in the Australian A League last year, for the ... Read more...

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Miami Heat president Riley gets lifetime NBA coaching award


June 20th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, June 20 (IANS) Miami Heat president Pat Riley has been conferred the National Basketball Coaches Association Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award.Riley, 67, was honoured during Game 4 of the ... Read more...

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Di Matteo appointed permanent Chelsea coach


June 14th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Chelsea caretaker manager Roberto Di Matteo has been appointed permanent coach, signing a two-year contract after taking the side to its first Champions League ... Read more...

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Russia not in peak condition for Euros: Physio


June 6th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's players are not in the best possible physical condition ahead of Euro 2012, but their fitness is at a satisfactory level, team physiotherapist Robert ... Read more...

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Williams back as Trinidad and Tobago coach


June 6th, 2012 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), June 6 (IANS/CMC) David Williams, overlooked for the post of West Indies assistant coach, has been appointed head coach of the Trinidad and Tobago.The 48-year-old, who played ... Read more...

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West Indies discards playing for recall


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 2 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies A side will face India A in a series opener four-day match starting here Saturday, with players from the home team looking to ... Read more...

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Graeme West is new Windies academy director


May 31st, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 31 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has appointed Graeme West of England as the new head coach of the high performance centre here.The 39-year-old will take ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu gear up for Manipur Challenge in Santosh Trophy semis


May 25th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Cuttack, May 25 (IANS) Manipur, who are still to have an I-League club, will be looking to make their mark the National Football Championship for the Santosh Trophy when they ... Read more...

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Bowlers lacked consistency: WI Coach


May 19th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies bowlers failed to produce the disciplined effort required to limit England on the second day of the opening Test here at Lord's, assistant coach ... Read more...

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Bichel doesn’t want to be Aussie bowling coach


May 18th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 18 (IANS) Andy Bichel, bowling coach of Indian Premier League (IPL) side Chennai Super Kings, says he does not want to be Australia's next bowling coach because of ... Read more...

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U-14 boys team all set for AFC football fest


May 17th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The 22-member Under-14 boys national football team would be leaving Thursday to participate in the AFC U-14 football festival. The festival kicks-off in Kathmandu, Nepal, ... Read more...

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Ghana football mourns death of African stars


May 9th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, May 9 (IANS) The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has paid tributes to two celebrated African footballers, Nigeria's Rashidi Yekini and Jules Bocande of Senegal, who passed away Friday and ... Read more...

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Ghana names Maxwell Konadu as assistant coach


May 4th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), May 4 (IANS) The Ghana Football Association (GFA) appointed Maxwell Konadu, coach of local premier side Asante Kotoko, as the assistant coach of the men's senior national football ... Read more...

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Guardiola humbled by praise from colleagues


May 1st, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 1 (IANS) Barcelona football club coach Pep Guardiola, speaking to the press for the first time since his resignation announcement, thanked his colleagues for praising the work ... Read more...

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Guardiola to quit at the end of season


April 27th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) Barcelona confirmed that Pep Guardiola will be stepping down as the manager of the club at the end of the season.Barcelona's assistant coach Tito Vilanova will ... Read more...

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Radford hopes West Indies tail can follow Aussie lead


April 25th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), April 25 (IANS/CMC) West Indies assistant coach Toby Radford says his side is hoping it can replicate Australia's lower order effort, as it looks to rebound Wednesday ... Read more...

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Kings XI Punjab a balanced squad: Gilchrist


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, April 2 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab captain-cum-coach Adam Gilchrist said Monday that the Mohali franchise might not have some big names but are a balanced side for the fifth ... Read more...

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East Bengal to go without coach, star striker for AFC cup match


March 25th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) East Bengal will have to go to Iraq for the AFC Cup match against Arbil next month without their English coach and Australian star striker as ... Read more...

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Ghana sacks Serbian football coach


March 20th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, March 20 (IANS) The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has sacked Goran Stevanovic as the coach of the national team, the Black Stars, following three weeks of extensive meetings.The Serbian ... Read more...

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Trail Blazers fire coach McMillan


March 16th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 16 (IANS) National Basketball Association (NBA) team, Portland Trail Blazers fired head coach Nate McMillan after almost seven years at the helm.The sacking Thursday came in the ... Read more...

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Former Charlotte Hornets coach Dick Harter dies


March 14th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) Former coach of NBA's Charlotte Hornets Dick Harter died at at his home in Hilton Head, South Carolina. He was 81.Harter, who took his only ... Read more...

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Real Madrid’s assistant coach lauds Higuain after his double strike


March 5th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 5 (IANS) Real Madrid assistant coach Aitor Karanka Monday praised striker Gonzalo Higuain following his double strike against Espanyol in a Spanish La Liga football match.Higuain's two goals ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to sack Dilshan, Marsh for South African debacle


January 19th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 19 (IANS) Stung by the series loss in Tests and ODIs in South Africa, the Sri Lankan sports ministry is planning a wide-ranging overhaul in Sri Lanka Cricket ... Read more...

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Dempo not to take Chirag United lightly


January 13th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Goa, Jan 13 (IANS) Dempo Sports Club are still trying to come to terms with their last loss in the I-League. The 1-2 loss against Prayag United not just pegged ... Read more...

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Simmons promoted as head coach of Delhi Daredevils (Lead)


December 22nd, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) India's bowling coach Eric Simmons will take over as the head coach of Delhi Daredevils ahead of the fifth season of the Indian Premier ... Read more...

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