Cameron Diaz won’t have sex for a year

Cameron Diaz has a new life coach…Gwyneth Paltrow. Cameron’s been having a bit of a mid-life crisis since she turned 40, including all-night benders and a fling with P.Diddy. A source said: “Gwyneth’s sorted out everything from finances to hooking her up with her trainer. She has also forced her to swear off sex for … [Read the full story]

Come on…Mick and Nat aren’t mates

Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley insists his relationship with predecessor Mick Malthouse is “as good as good can be”. Buckley on Thursday night denied that Malthouse’s recent critique of the Magpies’ new game plan had driven a wedge between the pair and said the ensuing media storm was “inevitable”. “The whole thing of two weeks ago … [Read the full story]

Nathan Healey is recovering after heart surgery

Australian tennis coach and player Nathan Healey is recovering after undergoing emergency heart surgery, according to accounts on Twitter from around the tennis community. Billie Jean King, whose Philadelphia Freedoms of World TeamTennis included Healey in the line-up last season, posted a Twitter message from Healey on Thursday after saying she was thrilled that he … [Read the full story]

Osieck will use A-League players for qualifier

Socceroos coach Holger Osieck is expected to yield to common sense by using a largely A-League-based squad for Australia’s dead rubber World Cup qualifier against Saudi Arabia in Melbourne on February 29. Despite suggesting late last year during a press conference to announce AAMI Park as the venue for the game that he would play … [Read the full story]

French are ‘spoiled brats’, says France coach

Coach Marc Lievremont has stirred more upheaval in his French Rugby World Cup squad, describing some players as “spoiled brats” after they ignored his orders and went out celebrating the narrow semi-final win over Wales. France held on to edge a 14-man Welsh team 9-8 on Saturday night to reach their first World Cup final … [Read the full story]

Diego Maradona accuses former boss of bribes

Diego Maradona, who this week accused his successor as Argentina coach Sergio Batista of accepting bribes, is also tainted by corruption, according to a claim made on Saturday. Gabriel Buono, Maradona’s former private secretary, made the accusation, saying of his ex-boss, “He talks about bribes but, if you are looking for someone who is corrupt, … [Read the full story]

Rugby Coach headbutts boy for losing match

A rugby coach in New Zealand grabbed his son around the throat and later headbutted the 11-year-old boy because the man blamed the youngster for losing a match. The man admitted to the attack in Alexandra District Court on Wednesday. The court was told the man returned home drunk last month, verbally abused his son, … [Read the full story]

Regrets…Laurent Blancs had a few

Under-fire France coach Laurent Blanc tells a hearing he ‘regrets making certain opinions’ when discussing dual-nationality players at youth training centres. Blanc confirmed to the joint hearing of the French Football Federation (FFF) and the Sports Ministry that the discussion had taken place on November 8 last year but he emphasised that the discussion did … [Read the full story]

Holger selects his squad for friendly with Germany

Socceroos coach Holger Osieck has named his side for the friendly match against Germany in Monchengladbach on March 29. Promising goalkeeper Mitch Langerak has earned his first Socceroos call-up for the friendly international against Germany following a breakout performance for Borussia Dortmund. The 22-year-old former Melbourne Victory keeper made a stunning Bundesliga debut in his … [Read the full story]

Western Force coaching staff are the key to success

26-year-old Cameron Shepherd is full of praise for new Western Force head coach Richard Graham and his assistants, but in particular Charlie Higgins, the new strength and conditioning coach. Shepherd said Western Force’s pre-season training had been ruthless and tough, but results were already showing. “Speaking from my own experience, it’s been really refreshing,” Shepherd … [Read the full story]

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