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‘I’M A CLEAN ATHLETE” INSISTS MO FARAH

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Britain’s four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah on Sunday insisted he was “a clean athlete” after a leaked United States Anti-Doping Agency report suggested that his coach had “almost certainly” broken anti-doping rules. “I am a clean athlete who has never broken the rules in regards to substances, methods or dosages and it is upsetting that some parts of the media, ...

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DELTAFORCE DRAW UP AMBITIOUS SCHEDULE

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LOCAL Boxing promoters, Deltaforce Boxing Academy have drawn up a very ambitious calendar of activities this year, which they say will help revive the sport in the country. BY HENRY MHARA The academy’s programmes director, Clyde Musona said they have set a boxing itinerary, which will see them staging five tournaments, three of them international. The highlight on the list ...

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CAPS BEAT DeMBARE

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CASTLE Lager Premier Soccer League champions, Caps United’s preparations for the Confederations of African Football (Caf) Champions League first round tie against Democratic Republic of Congo champions TP Mazembe received a morale boost after their win against bitter rivals Dynamos in the Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) Charity Shield quarterfinal match at the National Sports Stadium yesterday. BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA Caps ...

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TRIATHLON ZIMBABWE NAMES TEAM FOR SOUTH AFRICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

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TRIATHLON Zimbabwe has announced a 20-member team of junior and youth athletes to take part in the South African Triathlon Championships next month. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO This year’s edition of the South African Triathlon Championships will take place at the Aldam Estate just outside Free State, Bloemfontein on March 19. Zimbabwean triathletes will be hoping to do well in South ...

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SONGANI FROZEN OUT IN DENMARK

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FORGOTTEN Zimbabwean international, Silas Songani could be forced to leave top-flight Danish side, Sønderjyske after the club confirmed last week that they were willing to listen to offers for the former Harare City talisman. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO The 27-year-old skillful forward, who joined Sønderjyske from Harare City in 2014, having been named the second best player in the domestic premiership ...

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FICHARDT WINS JOBURG OPEN WITH LAST HOLE BIRDIE

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Darren Fichardt called his caddie over to help him read the putt that would win him the Joburg Open on Sunday, but in the end, he was left to his own devices as he sank the two-footer which gave him a one-shot victory at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club. Source – Sunshine Tour After bogeying the 17th on the ...

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CHEVRONS SEEK SERIES CLINCHER

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The Zimbabwe Chevrons appear to have their tails up, heading into today’s fifth and final one-day-international against Afghanistan.By Tinashe Kusema After a disappointing start to the series, where the Asians raced to a two-nil lead, the Chevrons responded with class and aplomb. First, the team grabbed victory from the jaws of defeat during Tuesday’s low scoring thriller in which Zimbabwe ...

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KARATEKA MURIPO CROWNED WORLD CHAMP

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Top Zimbabwean karateka Saiko Sensei Samson Muripo was crowned world champion at the 3rd International So-Kyokushin Karate Tournament in Ahvaz, Iran at the weekend. This is the second time Muripo — a 4th dan belt fighter — has won gold at a high profile international competition after he became the first African to be crowned world champion at Osaka, Japan ...

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A NATION WITH NO BOXING CHAMPIONS

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ZIMBABWEAN boxing is in a shambles with the country having no recognised champion in any weight division, investigations have established. By Langton Nyakwenda Boxers’ records are also in a mess, a development that makes it impossible for local pugilists to compete on the international stage. A boxer’s record is crucial in ascertaining his worth on the international scene and also ...

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CHIYANGWA CORNERED

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ZIFA and Cosafa president, Philip Chiyangwa has revealed that he held a meeting with Confederation of African Football (CAF) president, Issa Hayatou on the sidelines of the Fifa summit held in South Africa last week as his fallout with the continental football body took a fresh twist yesterday. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO Chiyangwa revealed the meeting with Hayatou in response to ...

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