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TOP CHINESE CLUB HIT BY STADIUM FIRE

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Carlos Tevez, Demba Ba and Obafemi Martins may have to play their next home match elsewhere after a fire at Hongkou Football Stadium. CHINESE Super League side Shanghai Shenhua’s Hongkou stadium has been damaged by a fire. There were no casualties reported after the incident on Tuesday morning. The state news agency said the fire had not affected the stands ...

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TRIUMPH TO TROUBLES: TIGER WOODS’S MASTER CLASS 20 YEARS ON

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IT was standing room only. Reporters hung on every word uttered by sport’s newest sensation as he charmed everyone in that crammed interview tent. This was at Congressional Country Club, Bethesda, Maryland – the site of the 1997 US Open, the first major since the golfing world had been shaken up like never before. Along with many members of the ...

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FOWLER FINDS FORM BEFORE THE MASTERS

Shell Houston Open - Round One

Rickie Fowler shot an eight-under 64 for a one-shot lead over Sung Kang after the first round of the Shell Houston Open. Fowler, who appears on the latest cover of Compeat Golfer now on sale, had his best round in six appearances at the tournament, topping a previous low score of 68. Fowler overcame damp conditions and a chilly, breezy ...

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GRAY NAMED YOUNG SABLES COACH

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Former Scotland rugby international Scott Gray has been named as the new Zimbabwe Under-18 team coach ahead of this year’s edition of the annual Coca-Cola Craven Week to be held at St Stithians College in Johannesburg, South Africa, in July.BY DANIEL NHAKANISO The 39-year-old Zimbabwe-born former Northampton Saints star’s appointment was confirmed by the Zimbabwe Rugby Union director of rugby, ...

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STRONG ELITE FIELDS FOR TROUTBECK TRIATHLON AFRICAN CUP

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TOP Turkish triathlete Jonas Schomburg headlines a strong field of male elite athletes set to battle for top honours during the 2017 Bonaqua Troutbeck Africa Triathlon Union (ATU) African Cup in the Troutbeck Resort in Nyanga on Saturday. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO The 23-year-old, who finished seventh at the same event last year, is one of the eight male elite triathletes ...

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ZIM GOLFERS STAY IN TOUCH AT ALL AFRICA JUNIOR CHALLENGE

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ZIMBABWE’S junior golfers edged closer to a spot at this year’s Toyota Junior World Cup after completing the second round of the All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge within striking distance of defending champions South Africa yesterday.BY DANIEL NHAKANISO The hosts will today start the third round just two shots adrift of South Africa despite a difficult day on the course, in ...

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DYNAMOS FACE BIG TEST

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DYNAMOS’ capacity to mount a serious Castle Lager Premier Soccer League title challenge will be put to the test when they host FC Platinum at the National Sports Stadium in their first instalment of the 2017 season.BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA The Glamour Boys were decimated by the departure of several key players, who left for greener pastures with first-choice goalkeeper Tatenda ...

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STRIKE ROCKS CAPS

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CASTLE Lager Premier Soccer League champions Caps United have this week been rocked by a player strike over winning bonuses stretching from last season.BY SPORTS REPORTER Caps United players celebrate after winning the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League title last season. The players have not been paid part of the winning bonuses for clinching the title last year Having refused ...

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AKBAY PACKS SQUAD WITH STRIKERS

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HIGHLANDERS yesterday released their final 29-member squad for 2017 with a contingent of nine strikers ahead of their first Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match against neighbours Bulawayo City at Barbourfields Stadium on Sunday.BY FORTUNE MBELE The latest addition to the squad is former Motor Action, Kiglon and Caps United winger Yves Ebabali, who hails from the Democratic Republic of ...

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ONE MORE YEAR FOR ERNIE AT THE MASTERS

Genesis Open - Round Two

Five years ago, Ernie Els didn’t make it to the Masters. He’d been playing the first major of the year every year since 1994, and, although he had not met the strict criteria for entry into the tournament at Augusta National, there was some popular pressure for a special invitation to be issued to him. In a year during which ...

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