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KIRSTY LANDS ZOC TOP POST

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SWIMMING icon Kirsty Coventry yesterday landed a top post in local sports after she was voted one of the two vice-presidents of the Zimbabwe Olympic Committee (ZOC).BY HENRY MHARA Already serving as a representative on the Foundation Board of the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) and a vice-president for the International surfing Association, Coventry, who retired from professional swimming last year, ...

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‘FRESHIE’ DOESN’T STOP BEKKER VICTORY IN LUSAKA

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He had a fresh air on the fourth, but Oliver Bekker kept plugging away on Sunday and a birdie on the 17th at Lusaka Golf Club sealed the deal for him in the Zambia Sugar Open. Source : Sunshine Tour He carded a one-under-par 72 at to come away with his fifth Sunshine Tour victory in six years, and he had ...

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FRITTELLI’S 64 SEES HIM SURGE CLEAR IN CHINA

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Dylan Frittelli will take a three-shot lead into the final day of the Volvo China Open after continuing his excellent recent form in Beijing. From The European Tour The South African missed three of his first four cuts this season but has been a picture of consistency since, achieving a season’s best tie for fifth at last week’s Shenzhen International. He ...

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RUFARO RE-OPENS FOR DERBY

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RUFARO Stadium is likely to be ready to host the Big Harare Derby next week, which faced uncertainty over the unavailability of the National Sports Stadium booked for a church crusade on Sunday May 7. By KEVIN MAPASURE The Premier Soccer League (PSL) had resigned itself to postponing one of its premium fixtures, but it has emerged that Rufaro, which ...

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PSL STOPS SUPERSPORT WEEKEND BROADCAST

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The unavailability of the National Sports Stadium has forced the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League to cancel live broadcast of this weekend’s matches in Harare. By Ricky Zililo The league’s official broadcaster SuperSport were scheduled to beam live tomorrow’s Caps United and Chapungu clash, Sunday’s epic game pitting league debutants Yadah FC and Dynamos as well as the Harare City ...

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BEKKER BIRDIE BLITZ MOVES HIM INTO ZAMBIA CONTENTION

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There’s a five-hole stretch on the back nine of Lusaka Golf Club that Oliver Bekker is targeting in his quest to win the Zambia Sugar Open, and fine scoring on it on Friday saw him move to within one of the lead. Source : Sunshine Tour His seven-under-par 66 had him lurking ominously just one off the pace as he ...

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ROUND OF HIS LIFE GIVES FERREIRA ZAMBIA LEAD

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He played the best round of his life on Thursday, and it gave Stephen Ferreira of Portugal an 11-under-par 62 and the first round lead of the Zambia Sugar Open being played at Lusaka Golf Club. He had a three-stroke advantage over Keenan Davidse, who made 10 birdies on his way to an eight-under-par 65. There were five players in ...

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DANGAMVURA FUN RUN SECOND EDITION ON NEXT WEEK

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The Old Mutual Dangamvura 10km Fun Run is set to return for its second year with the country’s top athletes expected to compete for top honours next week in Mutare. BY KENNETH NYANGANI The first edition of the race held last year was a success after 671 athletes participated in different categories from the expected 400. Manicaland Athletics Board chairperson Joshua ...

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GRACE, OOSTHUIZEN THREATS THIS WEEK ON PGA TOUR

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If they get anywhere close to recreating their Presidents Cup form, Branden Grace and Louis Oosthuizen are going to be difficult to beat in this week’s PGA Tour event, the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. Source : Sunshine Tour That’s because the tournament is making a change to a new format in an attempt to regenerate interest in it: Tournament ...

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SERENA BRANDS NASTASE’S COMMENTS ‘RACIST’ AND ‘SEXIST’

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SERENA Williams has accused Ilie Nastase of racially abusing her and her unborn child. By Own Correspondent The 35-year-old tennis star announced she was pregnant with her first child last week. Nastase, a former world number one, was heard saying to the other players: “Let’s see what colour it has. Chocolate with milk?” The Romania Fed Cup captain, 70, made the ...

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