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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

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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

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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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YER-MAAN MISSES OK GRAND CHALLENGE RACE

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THE highly-anticipated 28th edition of the OK Grand Challenge Grade Two horse race is set for Saturday June 4 at Borrowdale Race Course, but defending champion Yer-Maan will not be part of the cast, as he was not on the final acceptances list released by the organisers at the venue yesterday. BY HENRY MHARA – NEWSDAY The South African-bred Yer-Maan ...

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DONNYBROOK HOSTS TELECEL DRAG RACE

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THERE will be a hive of activities at Donnybrook in Harare this weekend when the home of local motorsport hosts two high profile national events on Saturday and Sunday. BY COLLIN MATIZA – HERALD SPORTS EDITOR Local motorsport enthusiasts are in for a treat this weekend as they are expected to first throng Donnybrook on Saturday to watch the opening ...

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BODYBUILDING TEAM SEEKS SPONSORSHIP

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THE National Federation of Body Building of Zimbabwe (NFBBZ) has taken its begging bowl to the corporate world as they seek resources to finance a local team set to compete at the International Federation of Body Building (IFBB) Arnold Classic Africa slated for May 27-29 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. BY TAFADZWA UFUMELI – NEWSDAY The ...

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WHYTE BOUNCES BACK

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Two-time African motor rally champion, the legendary Jamie Whyte has turned his hand to sponsoring motor racing in Zimbabwe and on May 8 he will bankroll the Jialing Grand Prix at Donnybrook Raceway in Harare. By Collin Matiza Whyte won back-to-back African motor rallying titles in 2009 and 2010, assisted by co-driver Phil “Archie” Archenoul, but they have both since ...

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