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CAPS CONFIDENT OF PROGRESSING

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Caps United are confident of progressing to the first round of the Caf Champions League despite their nil-all draw with Lesotho’s Lioli in the first leg of the preliminary round qualifier played in Maseru on Saturday. BY HENRY MHARAIN MASERU, LESOTHO Captain Moses Muchenje, who was an unused substitute for Caps United in the match, still believes his side will ...

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DJURGARDENS TO MAKE DECISION ON ZINDOGA

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DJURGÅRDENS IF are expected to make a decision on whether to sign Zimbabwean teenager Junior Zindoga this week, as the player comes to the end of his three-week trial stint at the Swedish Allsvenskan side. BY SPORTS REPORTER The 18-year-old former St George’s College student is one of the two players who were being assessed by the Djurgårdens IF technical ...

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LOCK TARGETS 2018 AUSTRALIAN OPEN

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ZIMBABWE Davis Cup star Benjamin Lock has set his sights on qualifying for one of the four tennis Grand Slams, the 2018 Australian Open as he begins his first calendar year on the professional circuit. BY MUNYARADZI MADZOKERE The country’s second highest ranked player joined the ITF Pro Circuit in July last year following a successful college career in the ...

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WHY PASUWA WAS SACKED

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AFTER weeks of speculation and uncertainty surrounding Kalisto Pasuwa’s future as Warriors coach, the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) officially severed ties with the former Dynamos gaffer last week. BY MUNYARADZI MADZOKERE While the general sentiment is that Pasuwa had to go, largely due to the team’s performance at the Gabon Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon), his tenure was largely a ...

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CHEETAHS COACH TO CAST NET WIDE

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ZIMBABWE Sevens rugby team coach Gilbert Nyamutsamba will cast his net wider by considering deserving players from all the country’s provinces as he bids to build a formidable squad capable of qualifying for next year’s Rugby World Cup Sevens in the US. BY SPORTS REPORTER According to a statement released by Zimbabwe Rugby Union (ZRU) last week, Nyamutsamba, who was ...

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GO HARD OR GO HOME, SAYS MUROMBO

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Going on to compete at the Arnold Classic Africa and win several competitions, like he has done regularly, is a bonus for the South Africa-based Zimbabwean bodybuilder. By Makomborero Mutimukulu Murombo cannot take supplements that are considered basic, neither can he drink much water when working out lest he ends up in the intensive care unit. Dieting is never easy, ...

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DRAMA IN MASERU

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CAPS UNITED were forced to make last minute changes to their starting XI after complications over the registration of Joel Ngodzo and Kudzai Nyamupfukudza saw the pair barred from taking to the pitch at the Setsoto Stadium here yesterday.However, the champions of Zimbabwe took it in their stride and will come back home with a fighting chance after a goalless ...

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MANYUCHI HAS ASIA BUZZING

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ZIMBABWEAN international boxing champion Charles Manyuchi’s upcoming WBC Silver welterweight title defence against Qudratillo Abduqaxorov has been dubbed “Asia versus Africa”. By Langton Nyakwenda Manyuchi (26) will square off against 23-year-old Abduqaxorov of Uzbekistan on March 25 at the OCBC Arena, Singapore’s sports hub and one of the top sporting venues in Southeast Asia. Abduqaxorov is the WBC Asian Boxing ...

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WOODS RULED OUT OF GENESIS OPEN AND HONDA CLASSIC

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Tiger Woods has withdrawn from his next two scheduled events, the Genesis Open and The Honda Classic. The former world No 1 pulled out of this month’s Dubai Desert Classic after suffering back spasms ahead of the second round. And a statement on his website said spasms “similar to what he experienced in Dubai” would keep Woods out for the ...

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BOLT’S NITRO SHOW RUNS INTO CONTROVERSY

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Usain Bolt led his All-Stars to victory in the second Nitro team athletics event on Thursday but it was mired in controversy with Australia docked points. Needing only to take the baton around the track in the mixed 4x100m relay, Australia blew their chance to top the night in the finale of the new concept at Melbourne’s Lakeside Stadium. Jack ...

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