Sport

DeMbare retain Mutasa 23 January 2017 HARARE - Dynamos have retained the services of coach Lloyd Mutasa, despite a number of stakeholders feeling he would not be up to the task. Mutasa’s stock had hit rock bottom following a lukewarm season which saw the Harare giants finish the season in a distant fifth place. The Dynamos exec...
Court allows DeMbare AGM to go ahead 22 January 2017 HARARE - The High Court has given Dynamos the green light to hold their highly contentious eighth Annual General Meeting (AGM) today after dismissing an interdict sought by some of the club’s former players. Justice Priscilla Chigumba dismissed the application launched by Ernest Kamba and his ...
PSL promotion:Clubs relieved 22 January 2017 HARARE - After enduring a long wait to know their fate having won their respective Division One Leagues, Premiership-bound clubs from the second tier can now get down to serious business and prepare for top-flight football. Domestic football was in limbo since last year after the Premier Socce...
I won't stop: Manyuchi 22 January 2017 HARARE - For fighters to call each other out or make promises is nothing new in boxing. But Charles Manyuchi has taken the art to announce that his recent crowning moment as Zimbabwe’s best sporting talent of 2016 will not make him remove the paddle from the metal. The Mutuko-born pugilist ...
Zimbos show Warriors some love 22 January 2017 HARARE - The Warriors might be a perennial bore and pain to some local fans but they remain firmly tucked in the hearts of most football loving supporters. On a day English Premier League giants Manchester United and Liverpool clashed in one of the world’s eagerly anticipated matches character...
Bekker's remarkable 2016 22 January 2017 HARARE - Gleefully inspecting the several flag pins that dominate her Zimbabwe blazer, young Danielle Bekker struggles to pinpoint if there is any continent she has not traversed. At 13, she has been to more countries and played on some of the world’s best golf courses than she can care to rem...
Zoro helps popularise Zumba 22 January 2017 HARARE - With weight-related diseases such as heart failure, hypertension, stroke and even some cancers becoming prevalent, many people have suddenly become health-conscious and are now changing their lifestyles. Some have resorted to healthy-living lifestyles by watching their diets, carrying...
Battered and bruised Warriors still hopeful 21 January 2017 HARARE - Although they were outclassed by Senegal on Thursday night, the Warriors are still optimistic they will qualify for the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) tournament. Kalisto Pasuwa’s side bubble finally burst as they were brought down to earth by a humbling 2-0 defea...
Court stops DeMbare AGM 21 January 2017 HARARE - The High Court has stopped the Dynamos Annual General Meeting (AGM) which was set to be held tomorrow after a number of former players applied for an interdict. Former Dynamos players led by Ernest Kamba, who are represented by Mambosasa Legal Practitioners, approached the court seeki...
Kirsty officially opens Petra pool 21 January 2017 BULAWAYO - Olympian Kirsty Coventry officially opened the Petra High School swimming pool situated in the leafy suburb of Selborne Park in Bulawayo yesterday. Speaking at the occasion Coventry said she was happy that schools were still considering swimming as one of the sports that learners sh...
Will 48-team WC benefit Africa? 21 January 2017 JOHANNESBURG - News which has dominated global football in the recent days, apart from the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon, has been the increase of Fifa World Cup teams from the current 32 to 48. After intense debate and deliberations, new Fifa President, Gianni Infantino made good his...
Senegal humble Warriors 20 January 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe's chances of qualifying for the quarter-finals of the Africa cup of Nations suffered a huge blow following last night’s 2-0 defeat to Senegal at the Stade de Franceville in Gabon. The Lions of Teranga scored early on through the lively Sadio Mane after only nine minutes and H...
Govt warns sports associations 20 January 2017 HARARE - Sports minister Makhosini Hlongwane has warned leaders of national sports associations against treating their organisations as private entities that are immune to public scrutiny. Addressing a national sports and recreation governance conference in the capital yesterday, Hlongwane rem...
Pasuwa confident of victory against Senegal 19 January 2017 HARARE - Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa believes his side will not be intimidated by the physicality Senegal will bring when the two teams clash at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations tonight. The match kicks off at 9pm at the Stade de Franceville in Gabon this evening. Zimbabwe enters the match ...
Bosso hungry for success 19 January 2017 BULAWAYO - Highlanders goalkeepers coach Cosmas “Tsano” Zulu says the Bulawayo giants will take no prisoners in their search for glory in the 2017 season. Bosso finished last season empty handed after ending the season in third place behind champions CAPS United and FC Platinum. Under Dutch...
Super Rugby Weekend programme out 19 January 2017 HARARE - Organisers of the Old Mutual Super Rugby Weekend have released the programme for the event which will be held at the National Sports Stadium on January 28. For the second year running, Kyros Sports will be brining Super Rugby action to Zimbabwe with South African sides the Vodacom Bul...
Ansa nominees released 19 January 2017 HARARE - Zimbabae's best sporting talent of 2016 will be celebrated at a grand occasion tomorrow with rower Micheen Thornycroft, boxer Charles Manyuchi and Magret Bangajena headlining a cast of athletes who surpassed expectations. The trio will be the front runners for the Annual National Spor...
'We'll attend DeMbare AGM' 19 January 2017 HARARE - Ernest Kamba and his group insist they have a right to attend the Dynamos Annual General Meeting (AGM) scheduled for Sunday despite Bernard Marriot’s claim they are not part of the club. Lawyers representing Kamba and his colleagues last week wrote to Dynamos board secretary Mthokozis...
Mugeyi backs Warriors to upset Senegal 18 January 2017 HARARE - Former Warriors forward Wilfred Mugeyi has urged the side to build on their impressive start at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) after they came close to registering an upset win over Algeria on Sunday. Kalisto Pasuwa’s men were minutes away from a famous victory against the highly-f...
We'll attend DeMbare AGM: Kamba 18 January 2017 HARARE - Enerst Kamba and his group insist they have a right to attend the Dynamos Annual General Meeting (AGM) scheduled for Sunday despite Bernard Marriot’s claim they are not part of the club. Lawyers representing Kamba and his colleagues last week wrote to Dynamos board secretary Mthokozis...
Musona out of Senegal clash 18 January 2017 HARARE - Warriors star forward Knowledge Musona has been ruled out of Zimbabwe's next game against Senegal at the ongoing 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals in Gabon after suffering a hamstring injury. Musona has been one of the standout performers for Kalisto Pasuwa's charges as they e...
Warriors let Desert Foxes off the hook 18 January 2017 HARARE - Although Zimbabwe won many hearts with their plucky display against Algeria at the Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday, it was a case of two points dropped rather than one gained. Algeria, who are tipped as one of the favourites to win the tournament, were lucky to walk away from the Stad...
Vincent, Cayeux miss SA Open cut 18 January 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwean  golfers Scott Vincent and Marc Cayeux failed to make the cut at the rain-affected BMW South Africa Open at the Glendower Golf Club. Vincent fired rounds of 76 and 72 for gross total of four-over par 148 while Cayeux finished on 10-over par 154. To make the cut, the two ...
Wasteful Warriors hold Algeria 16 January 2017 FRANCEVILLE - Riyad Mahrez scored twice as Algeria left it late to earn a 2-2 draw with Zimbabwe at the Africa Cup of Nations yesterday at the Stade de Franceville in Gabon. The Leicester winger put his side ahead with a curling shot in off the post. But Kudakwashe Mahachi's low shot into t...
Conrad finishes 9th on Dakar debut 16 January 2017 HARARE - Two-time African Rally champion Conrad Rautenbach punched above his weight to belie his rookie status and overcome veterans of the dunes on his way to leaving an indelible mark at the 2017 Dakar Rally. Competing for the first time in the gruelling contest, the rally driver from Zimbab...