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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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DHLODHLO EYES MR ZIMBABWE TITLE

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South Africa-based Zimbabwean bodybuilder Ndumiso Dhlodhlo has set his sights on scooping the Texas Meats 2016 Mr Zimbabwe overall title when the country’s ultimate bodybuilding event takes place at the Harare International School in Harare this Saturday. BY TAWANDA TADERERA Preparations for this year’s edition are at an advanced stage, with a host of top bodybuilding athletes having confirmed participation ...

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ZIMBABWE UPSET UGANDA

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Zimbabwe Netball Team, who are ranked 21st in the world, caused an upset when they beat Uganda, ranked eighth, 42-39. Zimbabwe went into the lead from the middle of the first quarter, and in the second quarter, outscored Uganda by 12 goals to seven to lead 23-17 at halftime. Their performance in the second quarter proved decisive, because Uganda won ...

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ZIM NETBALL TEAM CONFIDENT

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The Zimbabwe women netball team is set to participate at this year’s Diamond Cup to be held in Durban, South Africa, from October 2 to 7. BY Freeman Makopa Four countries — Zambia, Uganda, Zimbabwe and hosts South Africa — are expected to battle it out for top honours . Zimbabwe Netball Association president, Leticia Chipandu expressed satisfaction over the ...

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FOR JONGA, LIFE BEGINS AT 38

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Regina Jonga’s day begins at 4am but she only comes alive over 12 hours later. Before she comes alive, Jonga earns her keep as a maid in Tshwane, South Africa. Source : Sunday Mail It’s a job she would rather not do but she has little option. Life has not been kind to Zimbabwe’s leading female bodybuilder. Love, too, has ...

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