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SABLES GO DOWN FIGHTING

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THE Zimbabwe national 15s rugby team put up their best performance of the season, but fell short with a 15-19 defeat against a higher-ranked Russia side in their opening match of the Cup of Nations tournament in Hong Kong yesterday. BY SPORTS REPORTER – NEWSDAY Zimbabwe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...

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PAY PASUWA OR WARRIORS’ GABON TRIP IS DOOMED

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If there is anything that shows that Zimbabwe is not serious about its football, it is news that national team coach, Kalisto Pasuwa has not been paid for the past five months. NEWSDAY WEEKENDER COMMENT Zimbabwe goes into the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals in just over two months and there is no poorer way of preparing for the tournament ...

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ZIMBABWE CRICKET NEEDS HELP TO OVERCOME HURDLES

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Change in personnel at the top means there’s lot to be optimistic about, but the cricketing fraternity at large needs to steps in to prevent Zimbabwe from going Kenya’s way. By Tristan Holme Zimbabwe have played only six away Tests since their return since 2011. As Zimbabwe shimmied towards their latest defeat in the second Test against Sri Lanka, thoughts ...

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WINDFALL FOR WARRIORS

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THE Warriors are set to pocket $475 000 in appearance fees at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals set for Gabon in January following an increase of the prize money by the Confederation of African Football (Caf). BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA The Warriors, who qualified for the Afcon finals for the first time in a decade, will be among ...

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TOUGH RUSSIAN TEST FOR SABLES

Zim Sables

STILL reeling from a dismal Africa Cup campaign where they failed to win a single match, the Zimbabwe senior rugby team will undergo another test of their mettle when they face pre-tournament favourites Russia in the opening match of the Cup of Nations in Hong Kong tomorrow. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO The opening match against the Russian Bears will kickstart a ...

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MIGHTY WARRIORS TAKE ON BANYANA

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TALENT Mandaza has said it is a huge honour to be named the new Mighty Warriors captain, as the team prepares to take on South Africa’s Banyana Banyana in an international friendly today. BY HENRY MHARA The midfielder was appointed the women’s national football team’s new skipper in a surprise move, which saw her replace Felistas Muzongondi. The demoted Muzongondi ...

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GUTU TEARS INTO CHITEMBWE

Archiford Gutu

CAPS United’s Archford Gutu could find himself in trouble with his Premier Soccer League club following an apparent attack on coach Lloyd Chitembwe. BY WINSTONE ANTONIO In an Instagram and Facebook post, Gutu appeared to take a dig at Chitembwe by saying: “You play me when you want? Well, I train when I want, you think I don’t have feelings.” ...

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BOLT, THOMPSON IN LINE FOR IAAF AWARDS

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Jamaican Usain Bolt and Elaine Thompson both made the shortlists for the IAAF’s World Athlete of the Year awards on Wednesday after cleaning up the sprint golds at the Rio Olympics. Ethiopian distance runner Almaz Ayana made the shortlist in recognition of her stunning 10 000 metres victory in Rio. Bolt, a five-time former winner of the award, became the ...

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RONALDO TO EARN £365 000 PER WEEK

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Three-time Ballon d’Or insists he will carry on playing beyond expiry of contract which will run out in 2021, when he’ll be 36. CRISTIANO Ronaldo signed his new five-year contract at Real Madrid on Monday and declared – I’ve got 10 years left at the top. Ronaldo follows the likes of Luka Modric, Gareth Bale and Toni Kroos in penning ...

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STENSON LEADS THE PACK IN SUN CITY

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Henrik Stenson goes in the Nedbank Golf Challenge ranked first in the Race to Dubai, and his rivals will struggle to catch the Swede at a tournament he’s won before. Source : Compleat Golfer ‘Winning here in 2008 stands out. I shot a very good opening round and managed to leave the field behind. That was my win, but I ...

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