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BODYBUILDING SEASON GETS UNDERWAY

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HARARE – The 2016 local bodybuilding season commences with the Mr and Ms Novice contest scheduled for Longchen Plaza in Harare this Saturday. By Austin Karonga The contest solely reserved for beginners is set to feature five bodybuilding and fitness divisions, six power-lifting divisions and two strength and fitness challenge competitions. A total of eight provinces have confirmed their participation ...

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MABVUKU JUDOKAS WIN BIG

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HARARE – Mabvuku-based judokas George Tsvande and Charlene Nyamutsita were the big winners at the inaugural Japanese Ambassador Judo Cup held at Hartman House in Harare at the weekend. By Austin Karonga Tsvande was crowned the overall Ambassadors’ Cup champion while Nyamutsita won the best Ippon award (boxing equivalent of a knockout). “It’s a great feeling and honour to win ...

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MADZIMBAMUTO WINS GOLD IN SOUTH AFRICA

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HARARE – Karateka Tungamirai Madzimbamuto was the toast of the Zimbabwe Karate Union (ZKU) delegation after winning a gold medal at the 5th Matlosana Cup in Klerksdorp, South Africa over the weekend. By Austin Karonga The Zimbabwe delegation travelled by road to South Africa but managed to shake off the fatigue caused by the long journey to win five medals. ...

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ZIM JUDOKAS IMPRESS

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HARARE – Zimbabwe’s judokas acquainted themselves well when they beat their Malawian counterparts during a tournament held to prepare for the Southern Africa Youth Games later this year. By Austin Karonga The Judo Association of Zimbabwe (Jaz) Under-20 side won three gold, two silver and two bronze medals while their Malawian counterparts managed two silver medals and a bronze during ...

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DARTS TOURNEY ON THE CARDS

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HARARE – This year’s edition of the Darts National Easter tournament will be held at Thornhill High School in Gweru, National Darts Association (NDA) president Menard Moyo has confirmed. BY Sports Reporter Moyo said they are expecting a bigger event this year and nine provinces out of the country’s 10 have since confirmed their participation. “We are going to have ...

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WOMEN CYCLISTS IN PROMISING ELITE DEBUT

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HARARE – Cycling Zimbabwe women representatives made a promising elite championship debut after Helen Mitchell and Skye Davidson placed eighth and 11th in the Africa Championships in Casablanca, Morocco last Thursday. BY AUSTIN KARONGA Both Mitchell and Davidson earlier took part in the individual time trial run (race against the clock) last Tuesday where they finished in similar positions. Stacey ...

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ZIM CYCLISTS GUN FOR OLYMPICS

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HARARE – Zimbabwean top female cyclists Skye Davidson and Stacy Hyslop are now in line to claim crucial Olympic qualifying points at the African Continental Championships in Casablanca, Morocco next week. By AUSTIN KARONGA The duo warmed up to the championships in style by finishing among the top five riders during a meet in Benoni, South Africa at the weekend. The former ...

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TALENT-DRAIN HITS TRIATHLON

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HARARE – Triathlon Zimbabwe (TZ), just like many sporting codes in the country, has been hit by severe talent-drain with many promising athletes relocating overseas in pursuit of better university education.BY AUSTIN KARONGA   This weekend, TZ hosts the Troutbeck ATU Triathlon African Cup at the Nyanga resort but sadly, as they have become used to in the past four years, ...

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ZIM ARNOLD CLASSIC TEAM NAMED

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HARARE – Top bodybuilders Helen Costa and Champion Chienderamwano lead a cast of 28 local athletes, pictured, to represent the country at the inaugural African Arnold Classic contests scheduled for Johannesburg, South Africa in May. By AUSTIN KARONGA The contest is scheduled for May 27-29. Chienderamwano, itching to call time on his bodybuilding career will be looking to exit on a ...

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BASEBALL ASSOCIATION TO HOLD INDABA

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THE Zimbabwe Baseball Association, which is being run by an interim executive, is set to have its board meeting on January 30, where they are expected to set up a date for elections to choose a substantive leadership.BY Thandiwe Moyo Since 2014, baseball has been run by an executive led by Morris Banda after the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) ...

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