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FRANKIE FREDERICKS SUSPENDED FROM ATHLETICS

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IAAF council member Frankie Fredericks has been provisionally suspended from athletics pending an investigation into a potential ethics violation, the sport’s governing body said on Monday. By Zebb Chakawa The Namibian is being investigated by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) over payments he received from Papa Massata Diack, the son of ex-IAAF president Lamine Diack. In March, French newspaper Le Monde claimed former ...

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ZIM’S BENTLEY  POWERS TO GLENDOWER LEAD

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Greg Bentley of Zimbabwe powered himself to the top of the leaderboard in round one of the BET Glendower tournament when he shot an impressive seven-under-par 65, a shot ahead of Musiwalo Nethunzwi, on Tuesday. Source : Sunshine Tour The Zimbabwean made four birdies on the front nine, and two more on the back nine were accompanied by an eagle ...

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DAYLIGHT ROBBERY!

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Umpire Chettithody Shamshuddin stole the show after he made a strange decision over a key wicket that could have given Zimbabwe the impetus to go on and win their one-off Test against Sri Lanka on day five in Colombo yesterday. BY KEVIN MAPASURE While the wicket might not have necessarily given Zimbabwe the win, at least it could have given ...

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‘ZIKEEPER’ OUT AMID YADAH LINKS

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CAPS United first choice goalkeeper Edmore “ZiKeeper” Sibanda will miss the Castle Lager Premiership tie against How Mine at the National Sports Stadium tonight amid reports linking him with Yadah FC. BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA The match, which had been thrown into uncertainty, will now go ahead as scheduled after the Caps United trio of Ronald “Rooney” Chitiyo, Abbas Amidu and ...

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ZIM STARE HISTORY

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Thanks to Cremer, Zimbabwe’s dream of a historic win against Sri Lanka are alive, but even if they are chasing a target that has never successfully been pursued on the island, the hosts are not quite out of the game yet. Cricinfo  Sri Lanka 346 and 170 for 3 (Mendis 69*, Mathews 17*, Cremer 2-67) need another 218 runs to ...

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THE OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP: THE CROWN JEWEL

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Lifting the Claret Jug is something every golfer aspires to. Will 2017 see another first-time Open champion, like Henrik Stenson was last year? Asks GARY LEMKE in Compleat Golfer. In the past 11 years, only two men who have won The Open Championship have been in their twenties – Louis Oosthuizen was 28 when he won in 2010 and Rory ...

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WARRIORS REMAIN CONFIDENT

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WARRIORS captain Ocean Mushure is convinced the team can turn the tables when they clash with Namibia on Sunday in the African Nations Championship Southern zone second round second leg qualifier following their disappointing show in Windhoek, where they succumbed to a 1-0 defeat at the weekend. BY HENRY MHARA Mushure, however, warned that they can only get success if ...

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BOSSO’S FOREIGN PLAYERS CAUSE FURORE

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THE issue of foreign players signed by Castle Lager Premier Soccer League club Highlanders at the start of the season took centre-stage at the club’s extraordinary general meeting on Sunday, with members questioning why they were being retained on full salary yet they were not playing. BY FORTUNE MBELE One of the players, Manuel Esono Obiang Buale from the Equatorial ...

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THE OPEN TEE TIMES: SCHWARTZEL ALONGSIDE McLLROY, JOHNSON

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  South Africa’s Charl Schwartzel will join world number one Dustin Johnson and crowd favourite Rory McIlroy for the opening two rounds of The Open Championship at Royal Birkdale. Schwartzel joins the star duo on the tee at 15:48 as all three look for some early momentum in the year’s third Major in Southport.  McIlroy enters the fold on the back ...

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KASINAUYO’S UNFULFILLED DREAM  

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  When former Warriors midfielder Edzai Kasinauyo passed on last month, orphans and vulnerable children from Good Hope Mothers in Hwange sent a bouquet of flowers just to say, thank you. By Munyaradzi Madzokere To many, he was just one of the top football figures in the country, but to Good Hope Mothers, he was a like a father for ...

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