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ALL SET FOR CASTLE TANKARD

CASTLE TANKARD

Rock the Country heads a classy field which was unveiled in Harare yesterday for the 55th edition of the prestigious Castle Tankard. BY HENRY MHARA The race, to be run over 2 000 metres at Borrowdale Race Course, has been set for May 6, with 12 horses set to compete for $30 000. Rock the Country, which has switched stables from ...

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ZIM RISE UP NETBALL RANKINGS

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The Zimbabwe senior national netball team have moved to 16th in the latest International Netball Federation (INF) world rankings following their success at last month’s tri-nations tournament in Hong Kong.BY Sports reporter Zimbabwe reached the final where they beat the hosts 42-28. The tournament, which was held at the Kowloon Park Sports Centre between March 16 and 19, also featured ...

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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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MASTERING THE SPIRIT OF OSU

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      A WEEK after winning his second Kyokushin world title Sensei Samson Muripo, is nursing the wounds that come with being a champion. The 38–year-old won the 3rd International So-Kyokushin Karate Tournament in Iran last week and is yet to return to Zimbabwe for what is sure to be a hero’s welcome. By Tinashe Kusema Winning a Kyokushin world ...

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TRIATHLON ZIMBABWE NAMES TEAM FOR SOUTH AFRICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

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TRIATHLON Zimbabwe has announced a 20-member team of junior and youth athletes to take part in the South African Triathlon Championships next month. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO This year’s edition of the South African Triathlon Championships will take place at the Aldam Estate just outside Free State, Bloemfontein on March 19. Zimbabwean triathletes will be hoping to do well in South ...

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KARATEKA MURIPO CROWNED WORLD CHAMP

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Top Zimbabwean karateka Saiko Sensei Samson Muripo was crowned world champion at the 3rd International So-Kyokushin Karate Tournament in Ahvaz, Iran at the weekend. This is the second time Muripo — a 4th dan belt fighter — has won gold at a high profile international competition after he became the first African to be crowned world champion at Osaka, Japan ...

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JEFFERIES WINS ON COME BACK IN ABU DHABI

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TOP Zimbabwean motor racing driver, Axcil Jefferies romped to victory in race two of Lamborghini Super Trofeo Middle East at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.BY DANIEL NHAKANISO Jefferies (22) and GDL Team Asia teammate, 18-year-old Rik Breukers from the Netherlands, put on a near faultless, spectacular display throughout the weekend, in their Lamborghini Huracán, which was ...

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GO HARD OR GO HOME, SAYS MUROMBO

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Going on to compete at the Arnold Classic Africa and win several competitions, like he has done regularly, is a bonus for the South Africa-based Zimbabwean bodybuilder. By Makomborero Mutimukulu Murombo cannot take supplements that are considered basic, neither can he drink much water when working out lest he ends up in the intensive care unit. Dieting is never easy, ...

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JEFFERIES RELISHING LAMBORGHINI SUPER TROFEO DEBUT

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ZIMBABWEAN motor racing sensation Axcil Jefferies is relishing the opportunity of competing in the prestigious Lamborghini Super Trofeo competition for the first time in his career when it makes its debut in the Middle East with three races scheduled in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) starting this weekend.BY DANIEL NHAKANISO The 22-year-old Formula One hopeful was on Monday confirmed as ...

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POOL WHIZ KID DOMINATES AWARDS

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ELEVEN-year-old Bulawayo pool player, Givemore Chipapata, affectionately known as Maratsa in the pool fraternity, dominated the Bulawayo Pool Association’s annual awards ceremony held at Raylton Sports Club on Saturday.By Sindiso Dube The young player walked away the biggest winner, scooping three gongs; Most Promising Player, Outstanding Player Of The Year and a gold medal with Lobengula Sharks for coming first ...

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