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Wozniacki hires Ricardo Sanchez as full-time coach


December 3rd, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 3 (IANS) Women's World Number One tennis player Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark has employed Spain's Ricardo Sanchez as her full-time coach."Richi (Ricardo Sanchez) will be in charge of ... Read more...

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Kucharski is new Indian TT coach


November 7th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) The Indian table tennis team will finally have a full-time coach after the sports ministry approved the appointment of Poland's Leszek Kucharski. The coach's position ... Read more...

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England to call former cricketers for World No.1 celebrations


August 18th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) England will invite all the players involved in their journey to the top of Test cricket to attend the celebrations of their feat on the final ... Read more...

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Rumesh Ratnayake is Sri Lanka coach for Australia series


July 15th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 15 (IANS) Former fast bowler Rumesh Ratnayake has been appointed Sri Lanka's chief cricket coach for the home series against Australia next month.Rumesh will work as an interim ... Read more...

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Coach backs out, TT players Olympics preparations suffer


July 14th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The preparations of the Indian table tennis team for major international events, including the Olympic qualifiers, has hit a roadblock after Sweden's Anders Johansson turned ... Read more...

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Murray seeks advice from Agassi’s ex-coach Cahill


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): British tennis star Andy Murray has approached Darren Cahill, the former coach of Andre Agassi and Lleyton Hewitt, for advice and help even as he searches for a ... Read more...

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Agra jubiliant over Chahar’s selection in Rajasthan Royals


January 13th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 13 (IANS) Young medium pacer Deepak Chahar's selection by Rajasthan Royals for the Indian Premier League (IPL) fourth season has sparked celebration among Agra's sports lovers.Chahar, who is born in ... Read more...

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1986 Ashes win was possible because England was a ‘damn good team’: Gatting


November 22nd, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.22 (ANI): Former England cricket captain Mike Gatting has said that he has fond memories of England's last Ashes triumph in 1986-87, and would love for his country to stamp its ... Read more...

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England paddler’s mother wishes an India cap for him


October 12th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Table tennis player Andrew Baggaley is here representing England in the Commonwealth Games. But mother Yvonne Baggaley, who left India at the age of 19, ... Read more...

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Roger Federer hires Paul Annacone as full-time coach


August 30th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 30 (ANI): Roger Federer has confirmed that he has hired Pete Sampras' former coach, Paul Annacone, as his full-time coach after a successful trial period over the past month. ... Read more...

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Buchanan denies reports about helping England prepare plan to retain Ashes


August 18th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 18 (ANI): Ex-Australian coach John Buchanan, who has joined the England and Wales cricket board as consultant, has rejected reports that he is helping England prepare their game plan for ... Read more...

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Federer turns to Sampras mentor in bid to revive career


July 27th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): Grand Slam champion Roger Federer is turning to Paul Annacone, who used to coach Pete Sampras and Tim Henman, in an attempt to revive his flagging tennis ... Read more...

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Messi seeks Ten Cate’s help to end goal drought


July 1st, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Pretoria, July 1 (IANS) Determined to end his goal drought, Argentine star Lionel Messi has sought the advice of his one-time coach at Barcelona, Henk Ten Cate, ahead of ... Read more...

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Sean Foley likely to be Tiger’s new swing coach


May 12th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 12 (ANI): Sean Foley is being touted as the favourite to be Tiger Woods' new swing coach, after long-time coach Hank Haney parted ways with the star a few ... Read more...

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Injury worries for Paul ahead of trials at Whitecaps


April 6th, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) India goalkeeper Subrata Paul is worried about his nagging groin injury ahead of his trials with second division Major League Soccer (MLS) team Vancouver Whitecaps FC in ... Read more...

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Woods on comeback course, hires former White House press secretary as advisor


March 12th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 12 (ANI): Tiger Woods has hired former US President George W Bush's press secretary Ari Fleischer as an adviser amid reports that he is eying next month's Masters to ... Read more...

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Batting and bowling expert should be made Pak coach: Miandad


March 1st, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar.1 (ANI): The Director-General of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Javed Miandad, has described the selection of former fast bowler Waqar Younis as the national team coach as wrong, and believes ... Read more...

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Waqar Younis accepts PCB’s offer to don full time coach cap


February 28th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb.28 (ANI): Former Pakistan speedster Waqar Younis has accepted the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) proposal to don the national cricket team's chief coach's cap."I have received a proper offer from the ... Read more...

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Waqar Younis ready to don fulltime Pakistan coach’s cap


February 24th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.24 (ANI): Former Pakistan speedster cricket Waqar Younis has said that he is ready to accept the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) offer to become the full-time coach of the national cricket ... Read more...

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Coach Lawrence Frank Fired By New Jersey Nets


November 30th, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov. 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Coach Lawrence Frank was fired by the New Jersey Nets following an almost record loss of the team. The New Jersey Nets have set a record ... Read more...

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Federer working with new physio to increase tennis shelf life


November 6th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Basle (Switzerland), Nov 6 (DPA) Roger Federer looks to be ready to fulfill his pledge to play in the 2012 London Olympic event at Wimbledon after hiring a full-time physio from ... Read more...

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Kiwi all-rounder Styris expects senior players to step up against Pakistan


October 31st, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai (UAE), Oct. 31 (ANI): Veteran New Zealand cricket all rounder Scott Styris is expecting senior Black Cap players to step up and take the load off skipper and acting coach Daniel ... Read more...

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Pakistan pioneered idea of having full-time cricket coach in 1980: Alam


October 29th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct.29 (ANI): Pakistan cricket coach Intikhab Alam has said that the idea of having a full time coach for the national cricket team was first conceived in the country.In an interview ... Read more...

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New Zealand to find it tough in coach’s absence: Alam


October 29th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct.29 (ANI): Pakistan cricket coach Intikhab Alam has said that New Zealand's forthcoming assignment against Pakistan would be a tough one in the absence of a full time coach.In an interview ... Read more...

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Chile qualifies for World Cup, Argentina back on track


October 11th, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires/Medellin (Colombia), Oct 11 (DPA) Chile qualified Saturday for the 2010 World Cup while Argentina obtained a dramatic injury-time win to get back on track to South Africa. Chile obtained a solid ... Read more...

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Akram not interested in full-time coaching stint with KKR


August 25th, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Aug 25 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram is not interested in a full-time coaching stint with Kolkata Knight Riders, but is certainly keen to take up as ... Read more...

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Jessica Hardy Sets New World Record


August 7th, 2009 - 7:32 pm ICT by GD
The Olympic swimmer Jessica Hardy from Long Beach California set her new world record in the U.S.Open National Championships 2009 in the third day of the competition beating Russian Yuliya Efimova's record ... Read more...

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Wasim Akram willing to help Indian bowlers if needed


July 27th, 2009 - 11:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): Former Pakistani bowler Wasim Akram on Monday said he has no hesitation in offering help to the Indian bowlers if he is asked by the Indian cricket ... Read more...

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Akram will teach Indian youngsters how to appeal and bowl


July 27th, 2009 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Former fast bowler Wasim Akram, who made appealing a fine art during his playing days to win marginal decisions, now wants to teach how to appeal convincingly ... Read more...

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Akhtar’s absence not felt during T20 Championship: Alam


June 21st, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 21 (ANI): Joyous over his team's brilliant performance in the ICC World Twenty 20 Championship, which saw Pakistan sealing a place in the final of the mega-event for the ... Read more...

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Ashes ‘not be all and end all’: Vaughan


April 23rd, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 23 (ANI): Ashes-winning captain Michael Vaughan has made a startling claim that beating Australia in this year's five-Test series isn't the be all and end all for the England team.Vaughan, ... Read more...

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Strauss will be an outstanding England skipper: Vaughan


April 22nd, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.22 (ANI): Former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan is convinced that current incumbent Andrew Strauss will become an outstanding England captain, but has warned him not to read too much into ... Read more...

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Flower will have onerous task as full time England coach


April 15th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 15 (ANI): Former Zimbabwe captain Andy Flower will have a task that will involve far more than simply selecting and organising players as England cricket's full time coach.According to ... Read more...

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Who will be England cricket coach — Kirsten or Flower?


April 2nd, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.2 (ANI): Acting England cricket team coach Andy Flower may be the frontrunner for the post of full-time coach or team director, but rumour mills are agog with news that Indian ... Read more...

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Gooch blames IPL distraction for England’s loss


February 9th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (IANS) Former England captain Graham Gooch has blamed the distraction caused by the Indian Premier League (IPL) and the lack of a full-time coach for England's disastrous 51 all ... Read more...

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