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ZIM BIDS TO HOST CRICKET WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS

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RECENTLY appointed Zimbabwe Cricket chief executive officer, Faisal Hasnain believes that the country could become the world’s best in the game if necessary steps are taken to achieve that. Mehluli Sibanda, Senior Sports Reporter Speaking to Sunday News from Dubai, United Arab Emirates where he is still winding up business before he starts work in Harare on 15 May, Hasnain is ...

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JOY, TEARS, HEARTBREAK FOR BODYBUILDERS

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DAY two of Arnold Classic Africa bodybuilding contest at Sandton Convention Centre brought about joy, tears and heartbreaks for Zimbabwean amateur women who went on stage yesterday. Mehluli Sibanda in Johannesburg, South Africa Regina Jonga, Helen Costa, Precious Mujuru, Shirley Spreeth and Selina Manuel did the country proud by finishing in top six positions in their respective categories. There was ...

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DIKEMBE MUTOMBO SAW THIS COMING

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GREENSTARS Academy centre Getrude Mapiye describes her ascendance to the top of Zimbabwean basketball as the realisation of a prophecy made sometime last year by none other than NBA legend Dikembe Mutombo. By Tinashe Kusema The two crossed paths when the 18-year-old was invited to attend the Basketball Without Borders camp in Angola. “Last year, I was invited to join ...

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ZIM REPORT CARD FROM EUROPE LEAGUES

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Warriors centre-back Costa Nhamoinesu has not played competitive football since February, Knowledge Musona hasn’t scored a goal since April 1, and Marvelous Nakamba is dazzling in the Dutch league. By Langton Nyakwenda It’s been a bag of mixed fortunes for the Warriors’ contingent in Europe at a time when the men’s senior national soccer team caretaker coach Norman Mapeza is ...

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WHO SAID MONEY IS A PROBLEM AT THE GREEN MACHINE?

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Yes, they have been battling money problems, but Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League champions Caps United will spend US$60 000 on just their Caf Champions League trip to Egypt. By Langton Nyakwenda  However, Makepekepe could be going across Africa without veteran striker Leonard Tsipa whose Caf license is yet to be processed. Caps United leave on Wednesday via Ethiopia, and are ...

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FC PLATINUM WILLING TO SHARE

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FC Platinum have given their coach Norman Mapeza the green light to take charge of the Warriors’ opening 2019 Nations Cup qualifier against Liberia at the National Sports Stadium next month after Zifa came knocking asking for the gaffer to guide the senior national football team in that big game on a caretaker basis. By Robson Sharuko and Paul Mundandi ...

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BUJELA’S STATE OF MIND KEEPS HIM IN TOUCH

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Sipho Bujela goes into the third round of the Investec Royal Swazi Open sitting pretty on 22 points and feels with the modified stableford scoring system in place at Royal Swazi Spa Country Club, he too is in with a chance at victory come Saturday. Source : Sunshine Tour A solid opening round 68 earned him 10 points while he ...

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RAMS TRAMPLE EAGLESVALE

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ST JOHN’S College underlined their status as one of the top schools rugby teams at the ongoing Dairibord Schools Rugby Festival when they trounced Eaglesvale College, winning 43-7 in a one-sided encounter at Prince Edward School’s Jubilee Field yesterday.BY KENNEDY NYAVAYA   St John’s…………(26) 43 Eaglesvale………..(7) 7   The Rams, as St John’s rugby team is affectionately known, crossed the ...

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AKBAY FEELS THE HEAT

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HIGHLANDERS head coach Erol Akbay has admitted that sitting at the top of the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League table has come with added pressure for his side. BY FORTUNE MBELE The Dutch coach leads his side in pursuit of another set of three points when they take on struggling Chapungu in their own back yard tomorrow. He said that ...

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CROCKER NAMED JACK NICKLAUS NOMINEE SEMI-FINALIST

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ZIMBABWEAN amateur golfer, Sean Crocker was yesterday named among the 30 semi-finalists for the prestigious Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year Award, which is presented annually to the top five collegiate golfers based in the United States by the Golf Coaches’ Association of America.  BY DANIEL NHAKANISO The 20-year-old star, who is on a golf scholarship at University of ...

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