KATHMANDU, March 1: Vincenzo Alberto Annese, an Italian professional football manager and former player, has been appointed as the head coach of the Nepali national football team.

KATHMANDU, JULY 20: Pubudu Dasanayake has resigned from the post of head coach of the national cricket team. He announced his resignation from the post at a press conference organized in the capital on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) on Saturday announced Pubudu Dassanyake as the coach of the Nepali national cricket team.

ITALY, March 29: Juventus players and coach Maurizio Sarri have reached an agreement over a wage reduction that will save the Italian champions 90 million euros ($100.26 million), the Serie A club announced on Saturday.

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan 5: Venezuelan Rafael Dudamel was given a two-year contract to coach Brazilian club Atletico Mineiro on Saturday, two days after he resigned as head of Venezuela’s national team.

MUMBAI, July 30: The Indian cricket board (BCCI) is looking for an efficient planner with strong man-management skills to guide the senior national team

KATHMANDU, June 1: Former Mumbai player Umesh Patwal is set to serve as head coach of Nepal national cricket team as officials at a function organized by National Sports Council (NSC) in Kathmandu confirmed the appointment on Friday.

KATHMANDU, March 3: When any club is successful, the contribution of the players and the coach of the club are appreciated. But, there are also many other people who help the club move forward. Among them, a team manager plays a crucial role in the success of the club, but that side often gets overlooked.

Oct 18: The coach whose attempts to guide Serena Williams mid-match during this year’s U.S. Open final led to her explosive row with the umpire and a code violation en route to defeat, has called for on-court coaching to be permitted.

LONDON, July 25: Chelsea football club are planning to create a special smoking area to accommodate new coach Maurizio Sarri and his tobacco habit, according to reports. The Italian is said to puff on up to 80 cigarettes a day.

The Portugal manager, Fernando Santos, said he did not want Cristiano Ronaldo to walk away from international football after Portugal were knocked out of the World Cup by a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Uruguay.

RUSSIA, June 28: After suffering a shocking 2-0 loss to South Korea, the Germans failed to advance to the knock-out round of the World Cup. This is the first time since 1938 that a German team didn’t make it out of the group stage of the tournament.

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says his team love Lionel Messi but will have no qualms about knocking his Argentina team out of the World Cup on Tuesday.

MOSCOW, June 15: Egypt star striker Mohamed Salah is almost certain to play in his team's first match at the FIFA World Cup in Russia against Uruguay despite suffering a shoulder injury in late May, Egypt head coach Hector Cuper said Thursday.

LONDON, June 12 : In 1990, months after the Berlin Wall came crashing down, West Germany won its third World Cup and Franz Beckenbauer became the first person to win as captain and coach.

KATHMANDU, June 11: Former national cricketer and current Level 3 coach Dipendra Chaudhary has been roped in as the head coach of Dhangadhi Cricket Academy (DCA) for the season 2018/19.

LISBON, June 7: Portugal coach Fernando Santos still has a lot of doubts about the team he will field in their opening World Cup match against neighbors Spain, he said on Wednesday.

MADRID, May 31: Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane is leaving the European champions after two years in charge, he told a news conference on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Mar 1: All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has extended contract of national football team Head Coach Gyotoku Koji’s for a year on Wednesday. The Japanese international’s contract ended on February. ANFA also extended Chiaki Takeda’s contract as Technical Director for the national football team.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: The Nepal cricket team is set to face USA today at ICC Academy Nursery Oval 2 ground as a part of practice schedule ahead of the two-match series against the home team UAE in the final round matches of the ICC World Cricket League Championship. The national cricket players are set to reunite with former Nepal head coach and current USA coach Pubudu Dassanyake after his departure in 2015.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: Nepal U19 cricket team’s head coach Binod Das has said that the Bangladesh tour where his team will play three practice matches against the home team would not be any less important than the Asia Cup itself.

SYDNEY, Oct 23: Former England batsman Graeme Hick and bowling coach Troy Cooley will pit their wits against the tourists when they mentor a Cricket Australia XI in a four-day Ashes tour match in Townsville next month.

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Tshering Lopsang is one of the most successful coaches in domestic football as he has led Manang Marsyangdi Club (MMC) to win several tournaments including A Division League.

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: With two nominations, football will emerge itself as a strong contender when Coach of the Year will be unveiled in the Pulsar Sports Award at the Nepal Academy Hall on September 11.

CAPE TOWN, August 30: England bowling coach Ottis Gibson has been announced as the new head coach of South Africa, officials said on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, August 25: Nepal’s U-15 football team coach Sunil Kumar Shrestha says that the semifinal clash against Bangladesh in the ongoing SAFF U-15 Championship to be held at the ANFA Complex on Friday will be a do-or-die match for his team.

DHAKA, August 23: Former India left-arm spinner Sunil Joshi has been appointed Bangladesh's spin bowling coach on a short-term deal ahead of the test series against Australia.

KATHMANDU, August 18: Nepal’s U-16 football team coach Sunil Shrestha has said that his team is under pressure to win the SAFF U-15 Championship which begins at ANFA Complex, Satdobato, on Friday.

KATHMANDU, August 18: Nepal's U-16 football team coach Sunil Shrestha has said that his team is under pressure to win the SAFF U-15 Championship which begins at ANFA Complex, Satdobato, on Friday.

NEW DELHI, July 13: New India cricket coach Ravi Shastri plans to adopt a more hands-off approach to the role than his predecessor Anil Kumble, with the 55-year-old saying he has no intention of trying to act as a tutor the players.

Football players who are guilty of doping should be named and punished, Germany coach Joachim Loew said on Wednesday after FIFA said it was investigating allegations concerning Russian footballers.

DELHI, June 21: Anil Kumble rejected an offer to continue as India cricket coach and stepped down on Tuesday after a year in charge, blaming a breakdown in his relationship with captain Virat Kohli for his exit.

KATHMANDU, June 21: Megh Raj KC on Tuesday turned down the offer from All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) to manage the Nepali U-23 national football team.

SEOUL, June 15: Uli Stielike has been fired as South Korea's head coach after poor results in World Cup qualifying.

ROME, May 22: Novak Djokovic is joining forces with Andre Agassi in an effort to return to No. 1 Djokovic announced Sunday that Agassi will coach him at the French Open, which starts next Sunday.

KATHMANDU, May 5: All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has decided to continue Kumar Thapa as head coach of the national women's football team.

KATHMANDU, March 27: National football team head coach Gyotoku Koji has said that Nepal will have to play up to its mark if it wants to bag valuable away points from the Philippines match in the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, March 25: National cricket team head coach Jagat Tamata says that the ACC Emerging Teams Cup will be a great opportunity for giving exposure to young talents who are likely to replace the old guards in the future.

What Nepali Coach, Captain say?

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KATHMANDU, March 24: Nepal cricket team is all set to fly off Bangladesh on Saturday to participate in the ACC Emerging Teams Cup, where U-23 teams from four Test playing Asian countries would contest against four associate Asian nations. Nepal, Afghanistan, Hong Kong and Malaysia are the associate teams participating in the tournament.

KATHMANDU, March 22: Nepal's national football team coach Raju Kaji Shakya says that the upcoming AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers 2019 will be the real test for Nepali team which won the AFC Solidarity Cup last year.

Barcelona thrashed Sporting Gijon 6-1 to go top of La Liga on a dramatic night in Spain on Wednesday as Luis Enrique announced he was stepping down as the Catalan club's coach at the end of the season.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Bangladesh-bound Manang Marsyangdi's head coach Chhiring Lopsang believes all opponents in group stage of the Shiekh Kamal International Club Championship are of similar level.

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique is looking for the team's fans to push it through against Atletico Madrid on Tuesday, when the Catalan club will try to reach the King's Cup final for a fourth straight year.

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: National women's football team coach Kumar Thapa believes that there are lots of positives to be taken from the team's participation in the SAFF Women's Championship despite the team's failure to reach the final for the first time in its fourth appearance.

LONDON, Dec 19:  Eddie Howe's reputation as one of English soccer's brightest coaches was already soaring when the Bournemouth manager's credentials were further championed in an unusual public arena.

Former Pakistan pacer Wasim Akram, who has been the bowling coach and mentor of Kolkata Knight Riders, will not participate in Indian Premier League’s (IPL) 2017 edition due to “professional commitments” and “time constraints”.

Paralympic committee fetes cyclist, coach

November 23, 2016 21:14 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: National Paralympic Committee Nepal felicitated para cyclist Kalika Prasad Bhandari and blind table tennis coach Kumar Poudel on Wednesday.

Coach Darren Lehmann has voiced concern about Australia's batting lineup after a catastrophic display in which the hosts were bowled out for 85 by South Africa on the first day of the second test in Hobart on Saturday.

KATHAMDNU, Nov 11: National football team head coach Gyotoku Koji has expressed his confidence in reaching the final of the AFC Solidarity Cup defeating Laos in the semifinal clash on Saturday. Nepal, which progressed to the last four of the competition as Group A winner, will face Group B runner-up Laos at the Negari Stadium in Kuching, Malaysia.

BELO HORIZONTE, Nov 9: It's not just tradition, and it's not just Neymar. Brazil also has a new coach, and he has turned things around.