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QUEEN SERENA WILLIAMS

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SERENA WILLIAMS rewrote history yesterday to surpass Steffi Graf and capture a record 23rd Grand Slam title as well as the world No 1 ranking by beating her sister Venus in the Australian Open final. The dominant American swept past her greatest rival 6-4, 6-4 on Rod Laver Arena for her seventh Melbourne Park crown to finally clinch the record ...

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COOL DOWN ZIM!. . . MUSONA CALLS FOR CALMNESS

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KNOWLEDGE MUSONA is level-headed, has kept his personal life a closely guarded secret and rarely grants interviews. By Langton Nyakwenda The 26-year old forward’s talent does the talking for him with his top-notch goal against Tunisia last Monday night an exhibition of rare football intelligence. However, as emotions run high after the Warriors first round exit from the 2017 Africa ...

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‘IT’S GONNA BE A GOOD YEAR’

Zimbabwe India Cricket

2016 was quite a busy year for Zimbabwe Cricket and it is difficult for me to sum it up in one word or phrase. There was a lot of cricket played, with the age-group teams, women and the senior national team all in action throughout the year. The Under-17 toured Malaysia and Namibia, the women started their preparations for the ...

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MANYUCHI’S TEA AND MAPUTI DIET

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CHARLES MANYUCHI has been put on a strict diet, which will see him mainly surviving on roasted corn (maputi) and black tea as the WBC silver welterweight champion prepares for his March 25 title defence. By Langton Nyakwenda The Zimbabwean boxing star, who takes on Asian champion Qudratillo Abduqaxorov in Singapore, begins serious training at a secluded camp house in ...

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APARTHY MARS RUGBY FIESTA

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THE second edition of the Old Mutual Super Rugby weekend was hit by a low turnout as Vodacom Bulls and the DHL Stormere romped to empathic victories yesterday. By Tinashe Kusema Less than a thousand fans were in attendance, at the National Sports Stadium, as compared to last year’s crowd which was estimated at 19 500. Kyros Sports director, Kisset ...

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IT’S TIME TO PLAY BALL

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THE Zimbabwe women’s senior basketball team is expected to convene today as preparations for the AfroBasket qualifiers finally begin. ByTinashe Kusema Zimbabwe, South Africa, Zambia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Lesotho and hosts Mozambique will battle it out for the sole ticket to the continental showcase from March 3-12. Zimbabwe have the odds heavily stacked against them, but coach Erinous Kasaruware is ...

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STENSON SOARS, GRACE IN THE MIX IN ABU DHABI

Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship - Previews

Henrik Stenson flew around Abu Dhabi Golf Club in 64 strokes on Thursday to lead his first tournament back since the festive break. The ‘Super Swede’ was eight under par for round one of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship and two strokes clear of a four-way tie for second place held by Martin Kaymer, Oliver Fisher, Marc Warren, and Kiradech ...

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BIG BLOW FOR WARRIORS

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WARRIORS chief striker Knowledge Musona has been ruled out of second match against Senegal on Thursday because of a hamstring injury he sustained in the opening match of the 2017 African Cup of Nations finals against Algeria on Sunday. Warriors team doctor Nick Munyonga said they were working round the clock to ensure he returned for the third match against ...

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SENEGAL VS ZIMBABWE: MORE THAN JUST A GAME

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There were moments acting Warriors gaffer, Saul Chaminuka marvelled at what the video of Sadio Mane’s goals at his club Liverpool showed him while he watched You Tube videos on his tablet in a hotel room in Harare. By John Mokwetsi He smiled and nodded but issued a declaration to this reporter: “We will be ready for this boy and ...

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WE ARE FAVOURITES: PASUWA

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WARRIORS coach, Kalisto Pasuwa has picked the Warriors as one of the two football teams that would force their way out of Group B, widely regarded as the Group of Death at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon).BY KEVIN MAPASURE IN FRANCEVILLE, GABON Pasuwa said confidence was flowing in his camp and they were looking forward to winning against ...

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