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Chiyangwa breathes fire 12 February 2018 HARARE - ZIFA president Phillip Chiyangwa yesterday came out guns blazing and launched a withering attack on the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) which he accused of meddling in the affairs of the country's supreme football governing body. The Zifa boss was miffed by a statement issued b...
Zifa election crisis 11 February 2018 HARARE - Philip Chiyangwa and his executive are staring down the barrel following their failure to organise elections for the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) structures forcing the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) to step in to “restore order” . Zifa had been expected to have long h...
Zim feels the heat in UAE 11 February 2018 HARARE - With the World Cup Qualifiers due in Zimbabwe next month the last thing any team needs at this point is losing preparatory matches and worse still against inferior opposition. But that is the dilemma the senior men’s cricket team find themselves in after losing the two-match Twenty20 ...
Zim, Ireland brace for double-header 11 February 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe and Ireland look forward to cheating the weather as they brace for a double header in the women series’ second and third Twenty20 games at Country Club in Harare today. After watching in awe the third and decisive One Day International being rained-out resulting in a 1-1 draw...
Mapeza seeks away goal 10 February 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwean champions FC Platinum are hoping to keep a clean sheet and possibly sneak in an away goal when they play Angolan champions Premeiro Desportivo Agosto in the African Champions League tomorrow. Norman Mapeza’s charges arrived in Angola on Thursday ahead of tomorrow’s first le...
Zambian moneybags Zim-bound 10 February 2018 HARARE - Zambian moneybags Buildcon Football Club have lined up a number of friendly matches with some of the country’s top sides during their intended three-week pre-season tour of Zimbabwe. The Zambian Premiership side confirmed their tour of Zimbabwe during their unveiling ceremony where 15...
Jari happy with Lagos Marathon course 10 February 2018 HARARE - Long distance runner Munyaradzi Jari expressed satisfaction with the course for today’s Lagos Marathon in Nigeria which he described as very good while also declaring that he is more than ready to hit the road this morning. The 27-year-old ZRP Athletic Club athlete is aiming a respect...
Old Mutual hosts Harare Marathon 10 February 2018 HARARE - Old Mutual will be hosting the fifth edition of the Old Mutual Harare Marathon this Sunday at Old Georgians Sports Club in Harare. The Harare Marathon has evolved with time, starting off as the Old Mutual Rodger Brackley Marathon, then Old Mutual RB Relay Challenge Marathon and then O...
Mapeza's FC Platinum leave for Angola 9 February 2018 HARARE - FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza insists they will not take too many risks when they face Angolan champions Premeiro Desportivo Agosto in the African Champions League this weekend. Pure Platinum Play take on the Angolan champions in the first leg of their preliminary round clash at the...
Dinyero finds new home 9 February 2018 HARARE - Former FC Platinum and Harare City coach Masimba Dinyero has found a new home after being appointed as the head coach of newly-promoted Zifa Eastern Region Division One side Green Fuels ahead of the 2018 season. Green Fuels, which is owned by transport and fuel tycoon Billy Rautenbach...
Platinum begin African safari 7 February 2018 HARARE - For only the second time in their history, FC Platinum will this weekend take part in the Africa Champions League hoping to make a better impact than their last previous attempt. Norman Mapeza’s side is set to take on Angolan side Premeiro Desportivo Agosto in the first leg of the pre...
Zim ready for Ireland T20 series 7 February 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe women cricket coach Adam Chifo said he will not mourn over the missed opportunities in the just-ended ODI series which ended in a draw against the touring Ireland side. Instead, Chifo is looking forward with positivity ahead of the Twenty20 series which starts tomorrow at...
Foxes, Hornets fine run continues 7 February 2018 HARARE - Foxes and Harare City Hornets have maintained their stranglehold on the Harare Basketball Association in the respective men and women leagues where they enjoy a single and five point leads. Log leaders Foxes accounted for Raiders 74-57 at Richwood on Sunday while second-placed Harare ...
Jari ready for Lagos Marathon 7 February 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe long distance runner Munyaradzi Jari is readying himself for the Lagos Marathon in Nigeria where he hopes do well and boost his chances of qualifying for the World Championships next year. The third Access Bank Lagos City Marathon is an IAAF Bronze Label Race that will be hel...
Spotlight now on Zifa councillors 6 February 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) councillors have been urged to put the game first ahead of selfish interests as they approach this month’s crucial Annual General Meeting (AGM). Zifa failed to hold an AGM last year which was supposed to have put in place an electoral committee to ...
Fresh woes for Cuthbert Dube 6 February 2018 HARARE - Former Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) president Cuthbert Dube has been dragged to the High Court for failing to pay prize money to the tune of $19 000 to a Division One football team, which was a losing finalist in the Sylvia Dube Memorial Tournament  in December 2014. In its co...
Benjamin Lock praises Zim fans 6 February 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe's  Davis Cup top seed Benjamin Lock has praised local fans for the support they gave to the side during the Euro/Africa Group II tie against Turkey at Harare Sports Club over the weekend. The hosts progressed to the second round after beating the Europeans 3-1 and will now me...
Kirsty appointed IOC chair 6 February 2018 HARARE - Following a vote of confidence from all members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Athletes’ Commission (AC), Zimbabwean Olympic swimmer Kirsty Coventry was officially appointed by the ICO president as the commission’s chair during a joint meeting between the IOC executive bo...
Zimbabwe seal Davis Cup win 5 February 2018 HARARE - Even the rains could not stop Zimbabwe from posting a thrilling 3-1 win over Turkey in a Davis Cup Euro/Africa Group II first round tie yesterday. The hosts went into yesterday doubles match with a 2-0 lead following victories by Benjamin Lock and Takanyi Garanganga over Altug Celikbi...
Mhlophe is new Highlanders chief 5 February 2018 BULAWAYO - Kenneth Mhlophe is the new Bosso chairperson after he won the post unopposed in the club’s executive elections held at the Highlanders Club House yesterday. Mhlophe stood unopposed after his other challenger Ernest Maphepha Sibanda was disqualified by the Highlanders board on allega...
Zim, Afghan series underway 5 February 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe men’s cricket team continues with its preparations for next month’s 2019 ICC World Cup Qualifiers and this morning they date Afghanistan in a Twenty20 match in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. The second match of the series will take place at the same venue tomorrow before ...
'Umfurudzi Mountain Bike Challenge a success' 5 February 2018 HARARE - The curtain came down at this year’s Mountain Bike Challenge held at Umfurudzi Park in Shamva yesterday with the organisers expressing satisfaction with one of the fast growing event on the sporting calendar. The annual event which was hosted by the Zimbabwe National Parks and Wildlif...
All to play for in series decider 5 February 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe women’s cricket team is still hopeful of a series victory with another upset of Ireland in the third and final One Day International match at St George’s College this morning. The locals put themselves under pressure after going down by 12 runs in the second ODI at Countr...
Demera out to break scoring records 4 February 2018 HARARE - For any football striker to be prolific they need to be confident and at times selfish. These are some of the attributes which new ZPC Kariba forward Moses Demera has in abundance going into the 2018 Castle Lager Premiership season. Demera spent the last season with Yadah FC where ...
Billiat sends Downs clear 4 February 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwean Khama Billiat scored the only goal as Mamelodi Sundowns beat Cape Town City 1-0 at the Athlone Stadium on Friday night to go seven points clear at the top of the Absa Premiership log. The Brazilians secured the victory thanks to Billiat’s superbly-taken volley early in the ...