Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone extends contract to 2020
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone extends contract to 2020

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has agreed to extend his contract with the Spanish champions by three years to 2020.

Cricket World Cup: Afghanistan vow to `come back stronger`
Cricket World Cup: Afghanistan vow to `come back stronger`

Afghanistan coach Andy Moles said his side would "come back stronger" after they bowed out of the World Cup with a disappointing nine-wicket defeat by England in Sydney on Friday.

Filippo Inzaghi refuses to blame injuries for AC Milan's troubles
Filippo Inzaghi refuses to blame injuries for AC Milan's troubles

AC Milan coach Filippo Inzaghi does not want to blame a perennial injury crisis for his team`s indifferent form, he said on Friday.

No favourite in Karnataka-Tamil Nadu Ranji Trophy final clash, says Woorkeri Raman
No favourite in Karnataka-Tamil Nadu Ranji Trophy final clash, says Woorkeri Raman

Tamil Nadu coach Woorkeri V Raman does not view either defending champions Karnataka or his team as favourites when they cross swords in the five-day Ranji Trophy final commencing at the Wankhede Stadium on March 8.

Carlo Ancelotti backs Cristiano Ronaldo after party criticism
Carlo Ancelotti backs Cristiano Ronaldo after party criticism

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has dismissed criticism of Cristiano Ronaldo and some of his team mates over the Portugal captain`s 30th birthday party thrown hours after last weekend`s 4-0 La Liga drubbing at Atletico.

Pep Guardiola `crossed a line`, says German referees` boss
Pep Guardiola `crossed a line`, says German referees` boss

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola "would do well to adjust his attitude", warned Herbert Fadel, head of the German FA`s referee commission, after the Spaniard ran towards the fourth official in last week`s 1-1 draw against Schalke.

West Indies upbeat over Roach, Bravo return
West Indies upbeat over Roach, Bravo return

West Indies coach Stuart Williams Wednesday welcomed the return of pacer Kemar Roach and middle-order batsman Darren Bravo to the side preparing for the World Cup starting Feb 14.

Gerrard could manage Liverpool one day: Sturridge
Gerrard could manage Liverpool one day: Sturridge

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is convinced outgoing captain Steven Gerrard will one day become manager at the Anfield.

HIL 3: Hosts Kalinga Lancers will eye revenge against UP Wizards
HIL 3: Hosts Kalinga Lancers will eye revenge against UP Wizards

Kalinga Lancers will have revenge on their minds as they lock horns with Uttar Pradesh Wizards in a league match of the Hero Hockey India League (HIL), here on Saturday.

UAE golden generation Asian Cup eye bronze, World Cup
UAE golden generation Asian Cup eye bronze, World Cup

United Arab Emirates coach Mahdi Ali Thursday said his team were hopeful of ending a nearly 30-year absence from the World Cup after their run to the Asian Cup`s last four.

Roberto Mancini still eyeing Champions League despite "cruel" loss
Roberto Mancini still eyeing Champions League despite "cruel" loss

Inter Milan coach Roberto Mancini still believes his side can qualify for the Champions League next season even after their shock 1-0 home defeat against Torino on Sunday which he described as "cruel".

I love mentoring Indian players during IPL: Mike Hussey
I love mentoring Indian players during IPL: Mike Hussey

He is one among the few top overseas players to have regularly featured in the cash-rich Indian Premier League and Michael Hussey believes that his bond with it has got stronger over the years having played the role of a "mentor" to young Indian players.

ODI tri-series: Australia to experiment with squad for India match on Monday
ODI tri-series: Australia to experiment with squad for India match on Monday

With a place in the One-Day International (ODI) tri-series final booked, Australia coach Darren Lehmann Saturday said he would experiment with their eleven in Monday's clash against India at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) here.

Bayern Munich in no rush to extend Pep Guardiola`s deal
Bayern Munich in no rush to extend Pep Guardiola`s deal

Bayern Munich are eager to offer head coach Pep Guardiola a contract extension, but first want the Spaniard to concentrate on leading the Bavarians to a third straight Bundesliga title.

Filippo Inzaghi avoids wrath of Silvio Berlusconi, for now
Filippo Inzaghi avoids wrath of Silvio Berlusconi, for now

AC Milan coach Filippo Inzaghi says he has avoided the wrath of club owner and president Silvio Berlusconi but admits it is high time he dragged the struggling Serie A giants out of their rut.

Carlo Ancelotti wants to nuture Martin Odegaard talent
Carlo Ancelotti wants to nuture Martin Odegaard talent

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti insisted Friday that Norwegian prodigy Martin Odegaard has a great future but needs time to settle into his new life.

Luis Enrique brushes off concern about Suarez form
Luis Enrique brushes off concern about Suarez form

Barcelona are not concerned about Luis Suarez`s lack of goals in his first few months in Spain and are confident the Uruguay forward will rediscover his scoring touch soon, coach Luis Enrique said on Friday.

Bangladesh eye ICC World Cup quarter-finals
Bangladesh eye ICC World Cup quarter-finals

Bangladesh have set their sights on the quarter-finals of next month's cricket World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, the team's Sri Lankan coach said on Thursday.

Andy Murray committed mistake by changing coach: Goran Ivanisevic
Andy Murray committed mistake by changing coach: Goran Ivanisevic

Former Croatian tennis ace Goran Ivanisevic said Thursday that Scot Andy Murray made a mistake by splitting from coach Ivan Lendl.

Don't cross line in aggression, Darren Lehmann tells Aussies
Don't cross line in aggression, Darren Lehmann tells Aussies

Australian cricket coach Darren Lehmann today warned his wards against "crossing the line" in on-field aggression but conceded that the side would always "teeter pretty close" to the edge.