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HELEN COSTA WINS BIG

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HARARE – Reigning Ms Universe Figure Hellen Costa  was last night crowned Zimbabwe’s Sportsperson of the Year at the Annual National Sports Awards dinner gala that was not without controversy. BY FARAYI MACHAMIRE  The two-time Zimbabwe Fitness Figure champion was one of the few uncontested winners on a night of surprises as she rightfully walked away with the biggest prize. Costa ...

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ZIM CYCLIST SIGNS FOR US COLLEGE

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Zimbabwean female cyclist Stacey Hyslop (pictured) enhanced her growing status as one of the country’s brightest prospects in the sport after being signed by North Carolina-based Lees-McRae College in the United States. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO Lees-McRae College, which has over 60 student cyclists and a devoted cycling advisory council, is home to the 10-time US national championship cycling team. Tim ...

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EUROPEAN FLAVOUR AT SUMMER SERIES

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The 2015 motocross season is expected to come to an electrifying end with three days of gruelling action as the Summer Series roars to life at the Donnybrook Motorsport Park this week. By Munyaradzi Madzokere Four riders from three European countries namely Belgium, Germany and Netherlands are expected to add foreign flavour to this year’s event. This is the first ...

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ZIM GYMNASTS SHINE AT REGIONAL TOURNAMENT

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Zimbabwe’s Artistic Gymnastics junior team exceeded expectations after winning the silver medal overall at the 2015 Region 5 Gymnastics Competition which kicked off in South Africa on Monday. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO The Zimbabwe team, which left the country on Sunday, did not waste time to settle down, as they finished ahead of Namibia and Mozambique, while coming second to their ...

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ZIMBABWE HOPEFUL OF RIO PARALYMPICS SLOTS

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THE Zimbabwe National Paralympic Committee (ZNPC) is hopeful local athletes will qualify for the 2016 Summer Paralympic Games to be held from September 7 to 18 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.BY DANIEL NHAKANISO ZNPC secretary-general Lewis Garaba yesterday told NewsDaySport that no local athlete had been confirmed for the Rio Paralympics as they were still awaiting confirmation from the International ...

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HAWGOOD REGISTERS FIRST TRIATHLON WIN

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The last Zimbabwe Triathlon Association selection meet of 2015 took place on Sunday (22 November) at Mt Pleasant Pool with perfect racing conditions of cool, overcast skies, and the rain holding off until after the last race concluded. Source : SSN There were several stand out performances worth mentioning among high school student participants.  Newcomer to the triathlon scene, Sarah Hawgood is quickly picking ...

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ZIM CYCLING PRESIDENT IN WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT

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ZIMBABWE Cycling Federation (ZCF) president David Martin together with five other cyclists from Kenya, South Africa, Egypt and the UK yesterday entered the final stretch in their bid to set a new world record for the fastest human-powered crossing of the African continent. BY NEWSDAY SPORTS REPORTER   The Carocap team which comprises of Martin, Nicholas Bourne from the UK, ...

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ZIM SPORTS MINISTER HLONGWANE MOURNS MBEBE

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Sport and Recreation minister Makhosini Hlongwane has joined other ministers in the region in mourning the death of African Union Sports Council Region Five secretary-general Mvuzo Martin Mbebe. In a condolence message, the African Union Sports Council Region Five Council of Ministers of Sport said they were saddened by the death of Mbebe. Mbebe passed on in his native South ...

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DEVELOPMENT OF SPORT AND SPORT TOURISM IN ZIMBABWE : TRANSFORMING ZIM-ASSET INTO REALITY

Sports Magic CEO, Henry Manzungu-Virira with the Mayor of Redcliff, His Worship Fred Kapuya in Redcliff recently

Sports Magic is a Zimbabwean sports management business entity. It provides strategic sport management solutions, organizes and manages sporting events. Sport has become an important and growing generator of paid employment the world over. However, in Zimbabwe, current labor force surveys generally do not show people employed in sport as a separate industry. Surveys in different countries use different approaches ...

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MOTOR CROSS RIDER MUZINDA’S STOCK RISES

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Young female motocross rider Tanya Muzinda’s profile continues to rise after she won the Zimbabwe International Women’s Awards (Ziwa) Sportswoman of the Year award in Birmingham, England, at the weekend. BY HENRY MHARA Ziwa, founded in 2013 by Juliana Jonathan and Maud Goba, seeks to celebrate and recognise the unsung heroines in the Zimbabwean community, who have made a contribution ...

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