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SCHWARTZEL ONE BACK AT THE OPEN

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Charl Schwartzel opened his Open Championship with a four-under-par 66 at Royal Birkdale, leaving him just one shot back of the American trio of Jordan Spieth, Brooks Koepka and Matt Kuchar. Out of the 156-man field, Schwartzel was one of only 14 players to birdie the opening hole, and, with six more birdies on his card including birdies at the ...

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AMIDU JOINS EGYPTIAN SIDE SMOUHA

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CAPS United powerful forward Abbas Amidu turned down a $1 million deal from five-time African football champions Zamalek to settle for modest Egyptian side Smouha, who have been playing in the Caf Confederation Cup tournament. BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA Zamalek were the first to show interest in the player after he engineered their destruction when he scored a superb double strike ...

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‘RAINBOW’ ZIM CRICKET TEAM RESTORE SOME FAITH

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THE notion that a win is a bonus has long been hardwired into the psyche of Zimbabwean cricket fans. By Enock Muchinjo What has been unacceptable and totally frustrating with this team for the better part of 12 years is the meek submission to opposition and absolute lack of contempt for anything less than the minimum standards the fans ask ...

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WARRIORS SUFFER INJURY BLOWS

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THE Warriors have been dealt a huge blow with several key players — including skipper Ocean Mushure and rising star forward Talent Chawapiwa — ruled out of the decisive African Nations Championship (Chan) southern zone second round second leg football qualifier against Namibia at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday. By Tawanda Tafirenyika Mushure is battling an injury sustained in ...

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ERNIE’S BODY ROLLS BACK THE YEARS AT BIRKDALE

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He likes the course, and it showed on Thursday as Ernie Els fired a two-under-par 68 in the opening round of the 14th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale to set himself up just three shots off the lead. And it was just a relief for him that his 47-year-old body came to the party in a tournament that he prizes above ...

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ZIM TO LOSE TALENT

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  WARRIORS forward, Talent Chawapiwa might not play a part in the decisive African Nations Championship (Chan) southern zone second round second leg qualifier against Namibia at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday, as it emerged yesterday that he has begun processing his papers to officially join South African Premiership side, Baroka FC. BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA The winger signed for ...

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CREMER PROUD DESPITE ‘ROLLERCOASTER’ OF EMOTIONS

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With Zimbabwe having come so close to winning their first Test against Sri Lanka, and fallen short, there was disappointment for captain, Graeme Cremer. Online Disappointment about missing a vital stumping chance and two catches on day five. Disappointment that a third-umpire’s decision, Zimbabwe felt was straightforward, went against them. And even some disappointment that their next international assignment is ...

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NETHUNZWI CLAIMS MAIDEN BET WIN-ZIM’S BENTLEY LOSES IN PLAY OFF

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Member of the Gary Player Class of 2017-18 Musiwalo Nethunzwi claimed his first win on the Sunshine Big Easy Tour when he defeated Zimbabwe’s Greg Bentley on the first playoff hole in the final round of the BET Glendower event on Wednesday. Source: sunshine Tour After sharing top spot on six-under-par, both players had a chance to claim a memorable ...

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SRI LANKA BEAT ZIM BY 4 WICKETS IN RECORD RUN CHASE

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SRI Lanka beat Zimbabwe by 4-wickets to win the One Off Test between the two teams at the RP Stadium in Colombo in a dramatic finish to the contest on the fifth and final day.  By Own Correspondent In the process they chased down 388 runs which is the largest fourth innings total chased in Sri Lanka and Asia as well. ...

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AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS: CAF CONSIDERS SUMMER MOVE

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THE Africa Cup of Nations could be moved to the summer as part of changes being discussed by the continent’s ruling body. By Own Correspondent The Nations Cup’s timing in January and February has long angered clubs in Europe, where many Africans play. The biennial finals could also be boosted from 16 teams to 24. “That is the first thing to ...

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