Sport

Boxing promoter challenges ban 25 April 2018 HARARE - Leading local boxing promoter Clyde Musonda has approached the High Court challenging his ban from practising after his licence was revoked in January for allegedly flouting the Zimbabwe National Boxing Control Board’s (ZNBCB) rules and regulations. Musonda, who is the managing direct...
It was a wake-up call: Sweswe 25 April 2018 HARARE - FC Platinum interim coach Lizwe Sweswe believes their first defeat of the season at the hands of Bulawayo Chiefs last weekend should act as “a timely wake-up call” to his charges to ensure standards do not slip up in their bid to retain the title. The reigning Castle Lager Premiership...
Mubaiwa backs under fire Mutasa 25 April 2018 HARARE - Dynamos president Kenni Mubaiwa insists the club still has faith in coach Lloyd Mutasa despite the Harare giants’ dreadful start to the 2018 Castle Lager Premiership season. The Glamour Boys have now gone for seven matches without a win as they have draw three and lost four games alre...
Mountaineers choke at home 25 April 2018 HARARE - The Logan Cup is set to go all the way to the wire after log leaders Mountaineers choked at home against Mid West Rhinos in Mutare while second-placed Mashonaland Eagles narrowed the gap to two points following a rain affected draw against a stubborn Rising Stars at Takashinga Sports Clu...
Douglas Tanyanyiwa dies 25 April 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe football fraternity was yesterday plunged into mourning following the untimely death of veteran football administrator Douglas Tanyanyiwa. Tanyanyiwa, who was the owner of the now defunct Douglas Warriors Football Club, a former Premiership side, died yesterday at a Harar...
Strong field for Castle Tankard 24 April 2018 HARARE - A field of 10 top-rated horses will line up at Borrowdale Racecourse’s starting stalls next month bidding to claim Africa’s oldest sponsored race — the Castle Tankard whose stake has been set at $50 000. The country’s only Grade One race will sadly not feature any locally-bred horses ...
Zim to play Proteas in Sept 24 April 2018 HARARE - Cricket South Africa (CSA) yesterday announced another bumper programme of home international fixtures for the 2018-19 season against Zimbabwe, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The international seasons starts with three-match series against Zimbabwe in both white ball formats from the end of ...
It's the Denver Mukamba show 23 April 2018 CAPS United.............(0) 1 Dynamos.........................0 HARARE - CAPS United midfielder Denver Mukamba provided a moment of brilliance which turned out to be the only difference between his side and Dynamos in yesterday's Harare derby. Mukamba, who is on loan at Makepekepe from D...
Chitembwe praises Mukamba 23 April 2018 HARARE - CAPS United coach Lloyd Chitembwe was full of admiration for midfielder Denver Mukamba after he scored the match- winning goal during yesterday’s Harare derby against Dynamos. Mukamba, who is on a season-long loan from DeMbare, punished his parent club when he combined with Brian Muzo...
Bosso thump Shabanie, move into second place 23 April 2018 Highlanders……… (1) 3 Shabanie…………  (1) 1 BULAWAYO - Highlanders continued with their unbeaten start to the 2018 Castle Lager Premiership season when they came back from behind to beat Shabanie Mine and move into second place on the log yesterday. Shabanie opened the scoring through Donal...
Easton wins Zim Open 23 April 2018 HARARE - South African Bryce Easton equalled the Royal Harare course record of nine-under 63 after coming from behind to win the 2018 Old Mutual Zimbabwe Open title yesterday. Easton started the final round on seven-under 209 after the first 56 holes and was six shots behind overnight leader a...
Hyslop retains Zim Afica title 23 April 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe female Under-23 mountain biker Stacey Hyslop made sure the African Championship gold medal remained in the country for the second successive year after claiming her maiden gold in Cairo, Egypt on Saturday. Racing as a solo Zimbabwean athlete in the absence of last year's gold...
Harare Derby time again! 22 April 2018   HARARE - The much-awaited Harare derby is finally here! The two Harare giants Dynamos and CAPS United face each other this afternoon at the National Sports Stadium in what should be an exciting and thrilling clash. However, in recent years the fixture has not really lived up to expecta...
Ferreira, Basson pile pressure on Ritchie 22 April 2018 HARARE - Tyrone Ferreira and Christiaan Basson carded impressive rounds of 64 and 67 respectively yesterday to move within two shots of Old Mutual Zimbabwe Open defending champion and leader JC Ritchie. Ferreira and Basson are now on 11-under 205 for the tournament while Ritchie is on 13-under...
Harare City, Rhinos in stalemate 22 April 2018   Harare City..........................0 Black Rhinos.......................0 HARARE - Harare City and Black Rhinos shared the spoils, as Sunshine Boys coach Mark Harrison gave his son Ryan a debut in which the giant goalkeeper imposed himself well and kept a clean sheet. However, the...
Triangle win on the road again 22 April 2018 Bulawayo City……...…..(1) 1 Triangle……………….....(0) 2 BULAWAYO - Triangle picked up their second win on the road in the 2018 Castle Lager Premiership season when they came from a goal down to beat troubled Bulawayo City yesterday. The Sugar Sugar Boys were trailing from a Timothy January...
Newboys Nichrut stun Yadah FC 22 April 2018 Yadah ........................0 Nichrut ................ (0) 2 HARARE - Castle Lager Premiership newboys Nichrut recorded their second victory of the season taking their points tally to nine from seven matches after easing past Yadah FC here yesterday. A sublime second half performance s...
DeMbare got stuck in pre-season 22 April 2018 HARARE - Last week, I received an email from a soccer-loving Zimbabwean based in Cape Town, South Africa, Elias Nelson, and he was very engaging in the debates he was raising with regards to the state of our football and threw in a few pointers on why our local premiership is regressing — at leas...
Norest's mother finds rest at last 22 April 2018 HARARE - It was by no means a coincidence that Christina Mashongera named her son Norest — it had all to do with his birth and his poor health, a tiny little baby who often got sick much to the anguish of his parents as they never thought anything good would come out from such a weakling. Part...
CAPS United out for blood 21 April 2018   HARARE - CAPS United captain Steven Makatuka is eager to add to Dynamos’ woes in tomorrow’s latest edition of the Harare derby at the National Sports Stadium. The derby comes at a time when the Glamour Boys are experiencing one of their worst starts to the season having managed three draw...
DeMbare not fazed by Mukamba 21 April 2018   HARARE - With the epic Harare derby looming large, Dynamos coach Lloyd Mutasa says his charges are not preoccupied by former teammate Denver Mukamba, who is on loan at their bitter rivals CAPS United where he appears to be slowly rediscovering his best form. The two Harare giants clash at...
Dube demands $918k from Zifa 21 April 2018   HARARE - Former Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) president Cuthbert Dube, has written requesting an urgent refund of $918 049,30 he advanced to the local football mother body during his reign that coincided with the government of national unity era. In his letter to Zifa chief executi...
Ritchie extends Zim Open lead 21 April 2018 HARARE - Defending champion JC Ritchie now enjoys a four-shot lead at the top of the Old Mutual Zimbabwe Open golf tournament leaderboard after another superb six-under 66 during yesterday’s second round. Ritchie, who is now on 12-under 132, had signed off for another 66 after the first round ...
DeMbare eye CAPS scalp 20 April 2018   HARARE - Dynamos coach Lloyd Mutasa believes his side's derby match against bitter rivals CAPS United on Sunday at the National Sports Stadium presents the best opportunity for his charges to prove the “doubting Thomases” wrong. The Glamour Boys have stuttered since the beginning of the s...
JC Ritchie in good start 20 April 2018 HARARE - Last year’s champion JC Ritchie has began the defence of his Old Mutual Zimbabwe Open Golf Tournament title with a solid six-under par 66 in yesterday’s opening round of the Sunshine Tour-sanctioned event. Martin Rowher, Vaughn Groenewald and Andrew van der Knaap are in second place a...