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CAPS should look to Pirates for inspiration 22 February 2017 HARARE - CAPS United do not have to go far to look for inspiration as they prepare to face TP Mazembe in the African Champions League qualifier next month. From the moment the Green Machine beat Lioli FC last Sunday at the National Sports Stadium to progress to the final qualifying round, many...
Zim back in it 22 February 2017 HARARE - The jinx is broken. Zimbabwe are back in the series with a hard fought three runs victory over Afghanistan in the third ODI at Harare Sports Club yesterday. The hosts put in one of their worst batting displays in the series so far as they were bundled out for a measly 129 in 32.4 over...
CAPS, DeMbare renew rivalry 22 February 2017 HARARE - CAPS United assistant coach Tostao Kwashi says this Sunday’s clash with Dynamos in the ZNA Charities Commander Shield semi-final at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday “will be war”. Addressing journalists at a press briefing ahead of the match, which will also see Highlanders play ...
Chikoko driven to inspire 22 February 2017 HARARE - As a fresh-faced teenage basketball starlet, Vitalis Chikoko looked up to NBA stars for inspiration. But over a decade later and with a growing professional career in Europe, the humble Zimbabwe basketball star is now the inspiration he once sought in others. “….the kids back home ...
CAPS, Ngezi need to improve 21 February 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe's representatives in Africa, CAPS United and Ngezi Platinum Stars reached the next round of their competitions but a lot needs to be done if they are to go far. Ngezi Platinum progressed to the first round of the Confederation Cup on Saturday with a slender 1-0 victory over P...
ZC must learn from Afghanistan 21 February 2017 HARARE - Losing to minnows Afghanistan will always hurt but burying heads in shame will only do Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) more harm than good. Instead, ZC has to embrace the friendly advice from the visiting Asian side’s coach Lalchand Rajput which he provided on a silvers platter on the eve of th...
ZiKeeper inspires CAPS 20 February 2017 HARARE - Goalkeeper Edmore Sibanda was the hero for CAPS United as he made a number of point blank saves against Lioli FC as the Green Machine reached the first round of the African Champions League. It was a heartbreaking and cruel defeat for Lioli FC as they seemed destined for a shock resul...
Afghanistan beat Zim again 20 February 2017 HARARE - A collective effort from Afghanistan bowlers earned them a well-deserved 54-run victory over hosts Zimbabwe in the second One-Day International (ODI) at Harare Sports Club yesterday. Chasing a target of 239, Zimbabwe were bowled out for 184 as Man of the Match Rashid Khan and fellow s...
Davidson finishes 12th in Egypt 20 February 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe's female cyclist Skye Davidson held her own to finish 12th in the elite women Individual Time Trial (ITT) at the 2017 African Continental Championships in Luxor, Egypt. The 19-year-old was only female rider representing the country at the annual event. [GoogleAd] Davids...
Zim women gear for AfroBasket qualifiers 20 February 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe national women’s basketball team is putting the final touches to their preparations for the AfroBasket qualifiers which will be held next month in Maputo, Mozambique. The side will be going all out to win one of two remaining slots for the countries that will proceed to the f...
Ngezi Platinum march on 20 February 2017 HARARE - Ngezi Platinum Stars fairytale continued Saturday when they reached the first round of the African Confederation Cup following their slender 1-0 victory over Pamplemousses of Mauritius. Forward Terrence Dzvukamanja scored the only goal of the game to ensure Tonderai Ndiraya’s side won...
CAPS out to finish off Lioli 20 February 2017 HARARE - After scrapping out to a goalless draw last weekend in Maseru, CAPS United need to step up their game to beat Lioli FC this afternoon to reach the first round of the African Champions League. Makepekepe host the Lesotho champions at the National Sports Stadium. Kick-off is at 3pm. ...
Jefferies good work continues 20 February 2017 HARARE - It's difficult to call it work when your national flag is emblazoned on your racing gear. That’s Axcil Jefferies’ philosophy every time he puts on his head protection for another spin  on the racing circuit. It is therefore no surprise that he has been blowing them out of the water...
Ngezi Platinum aim for stars 18 February 2017 HARARE - Ngezi Platinum Stars coach Tonderai Ndiraya is confident his side will reach the first round of the African Confederation Cup by defeating Pamplemousses in the second leg today. The two teams clash this afternoon at the National Sports Stadium with the tie evenly balanced after the 1-...
Zuze set to join DeMbare 18 February 2017 HARARE - Harare giants Dynamos, who are scheduled to leave the country today for Mozambique to intensify their pre-season preparations, are set to appoint former Triangle coach Biggie Zuze as Lloyd Mutasa’s assistant coach, the Daily News can reveal. Zuze, whose contract with Triangle expired ...
Dafty looks at Jefferies for inspiration 18 February 2017 HARARE - Karting driver Zachary Dufty will hope his idols good charm rubs off on him when he contests in the South African JuniorMax today. Dufty will compete today at Zwartkops International Kart Raceway and a week later on February 25 in the new CIK-FIA Academy Trophy at Vereeniging karting ...
Fifa boss confirms Zim visit 17 February 2017 HARARE - Fifa president Gianni Infantino has confirmed his visit to Zimbabwe next Friday to attend Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa's birthday celebrations. Infantino will join other football heads from across the African continent to celebrate with Chiyangwa, who will also be toasting his asce...
Chitembwe confident on progressing 17 February 2017 HARARE - CAPS United coach Lloyd Chitembwe said his side will be banking on home advantage when his charges take to the field to face visiting Lesotho side Lioli FC in their African Champions League preliminary round second leg clash this weekend. The Green Machine host the Lesotho champions o...
Zim lose first ODI 17 February 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe suffered a setback when they lost the first ODI to Afghanistan by 12 runs after Duckworth/Lewis (D/L) method at Harare Sports Club yesterday. After winning the toss Afghanistan captain Asghar Stanikzai chose to bat first and the Zimbabwe bowlers restricted the tourists to 215...
Manyuchi intensifies bout preps 17 February 2017 HARARE - Charles Manyuchi has stepped up preparations for the defence of his World Boxing Council (WBC) Silver Welterweight title next month in Singapore. Manyuchi, whose incredible life story has inspired those around him in the country and across Africa, will defend his title when he faces Q...
Boost for Heath Streak Academy 17 February 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe's leading hospitality concern, Rainbow Tourism Group (RTG), has partnered with the Old Mutual Heath Streak Academy Trust as part of strategies to develop cricket in the country. RTG chief executive Tendai Madziwanyika said the new partnership will see the hospitality group ma...
Chiyangwa demands apology from Caf 16 February 2017 HARARE - Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa insists his birthday celebrations will go ahead in Harare next week despite massive resistance from the Confederation of African Football (Caf) president Issa Hayatou. Chiyangwa, who is also the Cosafa president, has invited a number of association head...
I'm still in charge — Mlauzi 16 February 2017 HARARE - Shadreck Mlauzi says he is still the Mighty Warriors coach despite the Zifa High Performance Committee (HPC) recommending his sacking two weeks ago. Mlauzi says he still has a contract with Zifa and his employers are yet to notify him of any decision regarding his future.   The Zif...
Streak targets series opener 16 February 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe cricket coach Heath Streak has challenged his players to draw first blood by winning today’s ODI series opener at Harare Sports Club to unsettle a stubborn touring Afghanistan side. The visitors have over the years enjoyed a good run of results against Zimbabwe winning both h...
Where are the goals? 16 February 2017 HARARE - The lack of goals in Zimbabwean football came to the fore once again during this weekend’s continental inter-club competitions where local teams struggled in front of goal. First up was CAPS United, who slogged to a 0-0 draw against Lesotho side Lioli FC on Saturday, in the African Ch...