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ZIM QUALIFIES FOR NETBALL WORLD YOUTH CUP

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Gaborone — Zimbabwe, South Africa and Uganda have secured a spot in next year’s Netball World Youth Cup (NWYC) billed for Gaborone. By Bulukani Hubona During the recent Africa qualifiers in Gaborone, South Africa came tops with 14 points, Zimbabwe came second with 12 points and Uganda followed in the third spot with 10 points. Botswana qualified for NWYC by ...

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STRONG FIELD FOR ALL AFRICA KARATE TOURNEY

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OVER 250 karatekas are expected at Chitungwiza Aquatic Complex on Saturday for the All-Africa So-Kyokushin Karate Tournament. Sunday Mail Sports Reporter Zimbabwe Karate Union technical director Kumbirai Musinami said athletes would compete in 12 categories. “The preparations are going on well. We are hosting this event for the second time after we successfully hosted the first edition in July last ...

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MUGABE SEES OFF TEAM ZIMBABWE

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PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe yesterday urged Brazil-bound athletes to go and shine at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics running between August 5 and 21. BY HENRY MHARA Mugabe hosted a send-off ceremony for Team Zimbabwe at State House for the 31 athletes and 26 officials, who were expected to leave this morning via Johannesburg to arrive in Rio tomorrow. He implored ...

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YOUNG GEMS UPBEAT

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THE Young Gems are aiming for a winning start when the Africa Netball World Youth Cup qualifiers roar into life at the University of Botswana today. Zimbabwe’s national Under 21 side is joined by South Africa, Malawi, Uganda, Zambia, Lesotho, Namibia and Botswana at the Gaborone qualifiers where three tickets to the 2017 Netball World Youth Cup are at stake. ...

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TANYA MUZINDA GETS NETONE SPONSORSHIP

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Top Zimbabwean motocross female racer Tanya Muzinda yesterday received a shot in the arm ahead of her historic tour of Europe when a local mobile telephone network company NetOne gave her a cash sponsorship of $6 000. By Takudzwa Chitsiga Muzinda (11) is now scheduled to leave for Europe on Friday for a month-long tour which will first take her ...

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ZIMBABWE ASSEMBLES SECOND LARGEST OLYMPICS TEAM

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Just three weeks before the Rio Olympics roar into life, the Zimbabwe Olympics Committee (ZOC) says preparations for the world sport’s biggest showpiece are at an advanced stage. Zimbabwe is preparing to send the second largest Olympic team in history to represent the country in Brazil. BY TAWANDA TADERERA As many as 31 athletes have qualified for the Games, 11 ...

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HLONGWANE’S MINISTRY HAS TO JUSTIFY ITS EXISTENCE

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ON September 17 2015, the Zimbabwe sports family was sent into celebration after it was announced that sport would have its own stand-alone ministry — the Ministry of Sport and Recreation. Sport had over the past 35 years lived in the shadows of the Ministry of Sport and Culture, the Ministry of Education, Sport, Arts and Culture, and the Ministry ...

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TANYA MAKES HISTORY

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Star Zimbabwean motocross rider Tanya Muzinda is scheduled to leave the country tomorrow ahead of her historic month-long tour of Europe. The 11-year-old reigning Junior Sportsperson of the Year will compete at the FIM races in Belgium, Italy, France and the Netherlands between this weekend and August 21. Muzinda’s first race is on this weekend in Belgium, a country with ...

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ZIM DOES WELL AT INAUGURAL AUSC REGION 5 AWARDS

Kirsty Coventry

Zimbabwe’s champion swimmer Kirsty Coventry was named Sportswoman of the Year while Farai Machamire was crowned Journalist of the Year. Both the junior male and female Sportsperson of the Year went to Botswana – Baboloki Thebe (athletics) and Naomi Ruele (swimming). Wheelchair tennis player Lucas Sithole was awarded Sportsman of the Year with a Disability. Wheelchair tennis player Lucas Sithole ...

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SA TO HOST INAUGURAL REGIONAL ANNUAL SPORTS AWARDS

Kirsty Coventry

The African Union Sports Council (AUSC) Region 5 (www.AUSCRegion5.org.bw), which comprises 10 African States, announced today that it would be celebrating their Inaugural Regional Annual Sports Awards (RASA), at Birchwood Estate in Johannesburg on Saturday 25 June. “This is an excellent opportunity to celebrate sports excellence, reward achievement, stimulate interest in sports, discover new talent and promote development. It also ...

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