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COSTA PAYS TRIBUTE TO HER HUSBAND

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A MONTH from dazzling the world at the Arnold Classic, Helen Costa-Sinclair plans to celebrate her monumental win with her biggest fan and husband Orjan Sinclair.BY TARIRO CHARANDURA That today is Father’s Day is fortuitous; as the 2017 Arnold Classic Women’s Body Fitness (under 163cm) winner plans to pay tribute to her partner for his love and support. “My husband ...

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HEAVYWEIGHT AT 52 KILOS

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WHILE most of his peers have left Zimbabwe to seek presumably greener pastures Morgan Nyamagwete is staying put.BY TARIRO CHARANDURA To him there is something special about racing in Zimbabwe and although he finished fifth in last weekend’s OK Grand Challenge main horse race the 37-year old still felt like a winner. “I was a bit disappointed by finishing fifth ...

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SAUNYAMA IS NEW MR IRON MAN

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BLESSING Saunyama from Manicaland is the new Mr Iron Man after beating competition from the other musclemen from all over the country that participated in the senior men bodybuilding contest held at Bulawayo Theatre on Saturday night. BY FORTUNE MBELE Last year’s winner, Nunurai Masosonere did not take part in the competition which saw Mr ZITF 2017 Lovemore Munyamana from ...

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ITS ROYAL HONOUR

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ROYAL HONOUR, from the Bridget Stidolph yard, won the 1 800m OK Grand Challenge race at the Borrowdale Race Course yesterday. BY TARIRO CHARANDURA The owners of the horse pocketed a cool $40 000. Ridden by Jerryd Penny, in his first race in Zimbabwe, Honour romped home ahead of Windigo and Supergood while Cool Solution came fourth. “It is amazing ...

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JEFFERIES LIVING HIS DREAM

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EVERYTHING seems to be falling into place for motor racing driver Axcil Jefferies who continues to lift the Zimbabwean flag high at the global stage. Daniel Nhakaniso   A product of local kart racing, Jefferies has already carved an indelible mark in Zimbabwe motor racing folklore by competing in prestigious competitions such as the FIA Formula Two Championship, Indy Lights ...

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DUNCAN EYES JUNIOR ROWING CHAMPS

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St George’s College student Stuart Duncan has set sights on qualifying for the 2017 Junior World Rowing championships set for Trakai, Lithuania 2017 World Rowing in September and October this year.BY SPORTS REPORTER The Upper Six student is on a high after he won a bronze medal at the Memorial Regatta in Piediluco, Italy last month and has been working ...

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THE SOUL JAH LOVE INSPIRATION

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THE Zimbabwean team to this week’s Arnold Classic Africa competition in South Africa has chosen Soul Jah Love’s hit “Pamamonya Ipapo” as their theme track. Makomborero Mutimukulu Sports Editor The choice could not have been any better for this is a track that has been playing in the headphones of most of the athletes who make up the 23-man squad.Jah ...

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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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ALL SET FOR CASTLE TANKARD

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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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