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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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THE YEAR 2016 IN REVIEW: WARRIORS HEADLINE ZIM SPORTING YEAR

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A CAMPAIGN that began last year with a gruelling 748,6km bus trip to Lilongwe to play Malawi in their opening match of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifiers remarkably concluded this year with the Warriors booking a ticket to the continental championships for the first time in 10 years. BY MUNYARADZI MADZOKERE Not only did they claim their ...

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ZIMBABWEAN NINJA DESTINED TO CONQUER RUSSIA, SEEKS FUNDING

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Police martial arts instructor, Wilfred Mashaya has been invited to represent Zimbabwe at the International Kobudo Competition and Samurai Show to be held in Moscow, Russia, from 18 to 20 November 2016. By Own Correspondent -Newsday Mashaya will be the only African competitor at the tournament, which will bring together contestants from 30 countries including Japan, France, Malaysia, Iran and ...

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GOREDEMA BASKS IN MR ZIM GLORY

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THE last three months have been a rollercoaster for newly-crowned Mr. Zimbabwe bodybuilding champion Paul Goredema. BY MUNYARADZI MADZOKERE With close to seven years in competitive bodybuilding having yielded nothing more than a second place finish, everything changed this year when he won the Boksburg Classic in South Africa in August and then went on to scoop the Mr. Zimbabwe ...

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TOP KARATEKA BANNED

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TOP karateka, Tawanda Mufundisi has been banned from taking part in the sport by the Zimbabwe Karate Union (ZKU) for alleged misconduct following a disciplinary hearing last month. BY HENRY MHARA Mufundisi was slapped with an 18-month ban, six months of which were suspended on condition he pays a fine of $100 before the end of this year. The karate ...

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KARATE PRODIGY’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP DREAM IN LIMBO

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RISING Kyokushin karate young star Beavan Sibanda’s dream of becoming a junior world champion is hanging in the balance as he is yet to secure sponsorship to compete at the fifth KWU Kyokushin Open Youth World Championship to be held in Varna, Bulgaria from December 3-4. BY SPORTS REPORTER-THE STANDARD The 15-year-old sensation’s selection to represent the country at the ...

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KARATEKA CHIRINGA AIMS HIGHER

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The reigning World Fighting Kyokushinkai Organisation Championships Africa champion, Zimbabwean karateka Brian Chiringa is gunning for more success after he struck gold in the Men Under 80kg category at the Len Barnes Memorial Karate Tournament at Umlazi Sports Centre in Durban last week. BY TAWANDA TADERERA Speaking to Standardsport following his return from South Africa, Chiringa said he believes that ...

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