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CAIRNS : FAMILY IS FINE ON THE FAIRWAYS

cairns

The player-caddie relationship in golf is all important. A player’s success is often down to the relationship he has with the individual on the bag and the dynamics are very different when that person is a family member. By Guy Hawthorne (Michael Vlismas Media) Zimbabwean Ryan Cairns, playing in this week’s Vodacom Origins of Golf presented by Samsung Final at ...

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ATHLETES READY FOR VUMBA MARATHON

vumba marathon

THE country’s top athletes have declared their readiness for the tough Old Mutual Vumba 21km Mountain Run slated for Vumba Botanical Gardens this morning.BY KENNETH NYANGANI   The race is regarded as one of the toughest events in the country as athletes have to negotiate through a mountainous route. The finishing point has been changed from the traditional Leopard Rock ...

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ZIM CYCLING PRESIDENT IN WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT

cycling

ZIMBABWE Cycling Federation (ZCF) president David Martin together with five other cyclists from Kenya, South Africa, Egypt and the UK yesterday entered the final stretch in their bid to set a new world record for the fastest human-powered crossing of the African continent. BY NEWSDAY SPORTS REPORTER   The Carocap team which comprises of Martin, Nicholas Bourne from the UK, ...

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CARELSE-JUUL CLEARED TO STAND FOR ZIFA ELECTION

Trevor Juuls

A BRUISING fight is now in the offing as Trevor Carelse-Juul finally had his papers accepted, paving his way to fight businessman Phillip Chiyangwa, veteran football administrator Leslie Gwindi and former soccer star James Takavada for the Zifa president post on December 5.BY HENRY MHARA   Juul’s bid was initially blocked by the electoral committee who wanted the businessman to ...

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HOPE CHIZUZU BIDS TO STOP ZIFA POLLS

Chizuzu

Hope Chizuzu is seeking to have next month’s Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) board elections stopped on the basis that the Zifa Electoral Committee is not properly constituted.Source Nigel Matongorere (DailyNews) Hope Chizuzu, a former sports journalist, has written to Zifa chief executive Jonathan Mashingaidze raising his concerns. The letter was also copied to Sports minister Makhosini Hlongwane, the Sports and ...

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ZIMBABWE IN THE HUNT FOR T20 SERIES SOLACE

Zim cricket team

Zimbabwe and Bangladesh have played fewer Twenty20s than Ireland at the international level. Both teams have had to rely on the World T20 for exposure in this format, and even now the two-match series will largely be a chance to fine-tune things before the next one in March 2016. Cricinfo Largely, because Zimbabwe, having lost the ODIs 0-3 to Bangladesh, ...

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SABLES BULLISH AHEAD OF HONG KONG OPENER

Sables

SABLES coach, Cyprian Mandenge, has backed his charges to beat hosts Hong Kong in the Cup of Nations opener today, despite missing several key players to the Sevens national side, which is in South Africa for the Olympic Qualifiers, which start tomorrow in Johannesburg. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO Mandenge yesterday named three uncapped players for the opening match against Hong Kong, ...

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MUSONA SCORES IN KV OOSTENDE ROUT OF OH LEUVEN

Musona

ZIMBABWE international forward Knowledge Musona continued with his fine form after scoring his fifth goal of the campaign at the weekend in a 3-0 win over OH Leuven. The victory helped his side Oostende to move to the summit of the league with 31 points from 15 matches, one point more than second placed Gent who lost 1-3 to Sporting ...

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MAUCHAZA DRAWS INSPIRATION FROM PRICE

nyasha mauchaza

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia – Nyasha Mauchaza started playing golf “by total accident.” As an 11-year-old growing up in Zimbabwe, his mom was introduced to the game by a pharmacist friend who was “crazy about golf.” Mauchaza’s mom dragged him along, and Nyasha (who goes by Nash) got the golf bug pretty quickly. He had played many other sports, but suddenly ...

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“POSSESSION, BREAKDOWN DOMINANCE KEY FOR CHEETAHS”

cheetahs

Former Zimbabwe Sevens star Gardner Nechironga says possession and dominance at the breakdown will be the key for the Cheetahs at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games Africa Rugby Sevens qualifying tournament in South Africa this weekend.BY DANIEL NHAKANISO   The Cheetahs will bid to become the second Zimbabwean team sport to qualify for next year’s Olympic Games when they take ...

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