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BILLIAT ROBBED AT GUNPOINT

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MAMELODI Sundowns star Khama Billiat reportedly escaped an armed robbery at an Engen garage in the early hours of Tuesday morning. By Own Correspondent Billiat was at an Engen convenience store amongst three other shoppers in Kyalami, north of Johannesburg when six gunmen entered armed with AK-47 rifles, reports Sunday World. The Zimbabwean was said to be buying prepaid electricity at the ...

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CRICKETERS FIGHT OVER AFGHAN DEFEAT

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Retired Zimbabwe national cricket team players and those still in the game had a nasty social media fight over the team’s defeat to Afghanistan in a five-match one-day international series that ended at Harare Sports Club on Sunday. BY Kevin Mapasure Former captain Brendan Taylor, who is now playing in England leapt to the current national team’s defence in the ...

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FOWLER WINS FOURTH PGA TITLE

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Rickie Fowler ground his way to victory at the Honda Classic on Sunday, with a final round of 71 at PGA National Resort that saw him win by four shots over Morgan Hoffman and Gary Woodland. Source : Compleat Golfer ‘It’s special to be able to pull it off,’ said Fowler, who lives close to the course. ‘It wasn’t the ...

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MUZHINGI WELCOMES NAAZ SPONSORSHIP

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ZIMBABWE’S three-time Comrades Marathon winner, Stephen Muzhingi believes local athletics is set for major revival, following the entry of JM Busha 54 Races to sponsor local marathon races, as well as track and field competitions in the country. BY SPORTS REPORTER JM Busha 54 Races is a non-profit organisation involved in social investment programmes aimed at promoting sport, education and peace ...

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PASUWA IN FRAME FOR FLAMES JOB

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Former Warriors coach, Kalisto Pasuwa is set to engage the Football Association of Malawi (FAM), who have inquired about his availability, as they seek to appoint a new national team coach ahead of the 2019 Confederation of African Football (Caf) Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers starting in June. BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA The Flames coaching job vacancy follows the expiry of ...

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COETZEE CHIPS IN FOR ORPHANAGE AHEAD OF TSWANE OPEN

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George Coetzee heads into this week’s Tshwane Open with an orphanage in Atteridgeville as his latest fans in his quest to add to his triumph in this tournament two years ago. By Michael Vlismas – Sunshine Tour A golf day arranged by Coetzee and his family at Pretoria Country Club helped to raise R450,000, which he donated to the orphanage ...

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MUSHURE SEES BRIGHT FUTURE FOR DE MBARE

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DYNAMOS skipper, Ocean Mushure is confident the team will be a competitive force once again this season and is not reading much into the 3-1 drubbing at the hands of archrivals Caps United in the semi-finals of the Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) Charities tournament.BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA He said his side showed great potential and will be more refined by the ...

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AFGHANISTAN RAZE ZIMBABWE FOR 54 TO CLINCH SERIES

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Afghanistan’s bowlers combined to roll Zimbabwe over for 54, helping the visitors seal a 3-2 series win with a 106-run D/L victory in the final ODI in Harare. Afghanistan elected to bat and were provided a brisk start thanks to opener Noor Ali Zadran’s 49-ball 46, even as Zimbabwe got regular breakthroughs early on. Noor Ali eventually fell at the ...

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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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