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Time to start RWC 2023 preps 23 August 2018 HARARE - Sables coach Peter de Villiers has had mixed fortunes in his first season in charge of the national rugby team. The former Springboks coach was appointed in February this year just three month before the start of the 2018 Rugby Afrique Gold Cup campaign. This year's Gold Cup compet...
Harare City out to stop FC Platinum 23 August 2018 HARARE - Sitting on a five-game winless streak and faced with injury problems, Harare City have all to do this afternoon when they host reigning champions and current log leaders FC Platinum in a Castle Lager Premiership match at Rufaro Stadium. The trio of goalkeeper Ryan Harrison, defenders ...
Ngezi in Shabanie Mine test 23 August 2018 HARARE - Ngezi Platinum Stars made clear their intentions to win this year’s Castle Lager Premiership title at the start of the season. And they threatened to turn this season into a cakewalk after Tonderai Ndiraya’s charges went for 14 games without tasting defeat at the start of the current ...
Chitembwe shrugs off bad boy tag 23 August 2018 HARARE - Lloyd Chitembwe shrugged off the bad boy tag and showed lots of maturity by apologising for coming late to the post-match media briefing after CAPS United’s nil-all draw with Herentals at Rufaro Stadium over the weekend. Could it be a sign of changing times or pressure creeping in for...
Advantage FC Platinum 21 August 2018 HARARE - Log leaders FC Platinum were the biggest beneficiaries on matchday 22 as they capitalised on Ngezi Platinum Stars’ slip-up to open a four-point lead on the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League table over the weekend. The Zvishavane-based side downed air force side Chapungu 2-0 at Mandav...
Taibu, Mangongo speak on Muzarabani's departure 21 August 2018 HARARE - Cricketing brains Tatenda Taibu, and Steven Mangongo have described youthful Zimbabwe pace bowler Blessing Muzarabani's choice to quit international cricket as a big decision which comes with a lot of ripple effects. Taibu sought to complement efforts of renowned junior cricket develo...
De Villers slams World Rugby 21 August 2018 HARARE - Sables coach Peter de Villers, had no kind words for World Rugby after watching his side secure their Rugby Afrique Gold Cup status with a crucial win over Uganda at the weekend. Zimbabwe went into the match against the Cranes at the Kyadondo Rugby Grounds needing nothing short of vic...
Bosso reiterates club objective 21 August 2018 HARARE - Highlanders still believe they are building a team that can compete and win trophies in the not so distant future following a nil all draw away to Nichrut at Ascot Stadium on Saturday. Bosso returned to premiership action at the weekend with a lucky escape against Nichrut at Ascot Sta...
DeMbare edge ZPC 20 August 2018 Dynamos...........................(0)1 ZPC Kariba.............................0 HARARE - Emmanuel Mandiranga's faintest of touch from an Ocean Mushure free kick was enough to earn Dynamos maximum points against ZPC Kariba on their return to local Castle Larger Premiership following a three-we...
Chitembwe tips Chigumba for Warriors duty 20 August 2018 HARARE - Prosper Chigumba was probably the reason why CAPS United went home with a point in the bag as he produced heroic saves that denied a fired-up Herentals side in a Castle Larger Premier Soccer League encounter played at Rufaro Stadium on Saturday. Chigumba kept the Students at bay singl...
Byo Chiefs dismiss Harare City 20 August 2018 Bulawayo Chiefs.............(1) 1 Harare City..........................0 BULAWAYO - A solitary goal by Stanley Ngala was all Bulawayo Chiefs needed to beat Harare City in a tightly-contested Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match yesterday. Ngala netted Chiefs’ goal 10 minutes before the...
Spotlight on Zvirekwi 18 August 2018 HARARE - All the spotlight will be on CAPS United skipper Hardlife Zvirekwi and Herentals’ forward Tafadzwa Chitukutuku when the Students host CAPS United in a potential Castle Lager Premier Soccer League thriller at Rufaro Stadium this afternoon. Zvirekwi has punched above his weight displayi...
Chicken Inn host Ngezi Platinum 18 August 2018 HARARE - Today's clash between Chicken Inn and Ngezi Platinum Stars is going to be one of the key games that might have a major bearing on the destiny of the 2018 Castle Lager Premiership title. Ngezi Platinum, who are in second place on the log, travel to Luveve Stadium just two points behind...
Sables go for broke 18 August 2018 KAMPALA - With their Rugby Afrique Gold Cup status at stake, Zimbabwe captain Denford Mutamangira has called upon his teammates to prove their worth in today’s crucial clash against Uganda. The Sables need nothing short of a win this afternoon at the Kyadondo Rugby Grounds in the heart of Kamp...
VFAPU golf tourney generates interest 18 August 2018 HARARE - The Victoria Falls Anti-Poaching Unit’s (Vfapu) Annual Fundraising Golf Day set for Harare on September 21, has generated a lot of interest with many teams confirming their participation with businesses and individuals raising their hands to partner in the conservation of Zimbabwe’s wild...
Zim Cossasa team in camp 18 August 2018 BULAWAYO - The Confederations of School Sport Association of Southern Africa (Cossasa) team commenced camp in Bulawayo for the games scheduled for Namibia. Team Zimbabwe comprising squads from different sporting disciplines went in to camp on Wednesday to prepare for the games to be hosted by ...
A lot at stake for the Sables 17 August 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe rugby team is fully aware that a lot hangs in the balance in tomorrow’s Rugby Afrique Gold Cup match against Uganda in Kampala. The Sables arrived in Kampala on Tuesday evening and have so far held two training sessions ahead of tomorrow’s encounter at the Kyadondo Rugb...
Wheelchair b/ball remain hopeful 17 August 2018 HARARE - Aggrieved wheelchair basketball has welcomed the postponement of the Zimbabwe National Youth and Paralympic Games (NYG) owing to a typhoid outbreak in Gweru as a blessing in disguise. The Games will now be held in December with the new dates set to be announced at a later date after c...
Muzarabani quits Zim Cricket 17 August 2018 HARARE - Rising Zimbabwe pace bowler Blessing Muzarabani has quit international cricket for an England County Cricket deal automatically ruling himself out of the country’s tours of South Africa and Bangladesh respectively. The 21-year-old seamer from Rising Stars is understood to have signed ...
Ndlovu demands results at Byo City 17 August 2018 BULAWAYO - Bulawayo City caretaker coach Bekithemba Ndlovu has summoned his players to man up and start winning games if they are to remain in top flight league come end of season. Bulawayo City lost their last league match to log leaders FC Platinum 0-1 at home despite a spirited performance....
'CAPS not there yet' 15 August 2018 HARARE - While CAPS United displayed a unique brand of football led by their outstanding captain Hardlife Zvirekwi to emerge 1-0 winners over army side Black Rhinos at Rufaro Stadium over the weekend, head coach Lloyd Chitembwe believes they are still miles away from launching a serious title bid...
ZC braces for tough times 15 August 2018 HARARE - Anguish is expected to ensue as struggling Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) have confirmed a massive restructuring exercise that will see almost all staff contracts ending this month not being renewed owing to financial constraints. ZC hit rock bottom after they failed to pay staff salaries and ...
Correctional Services win Ranl Heroes netball tourney 15 August 2018 HARARE - Correctional Services Queens emerged winners of the inaugural Rainbow Amateur Netball League (Ranl) Heroes Tournament after edging Glow Petroleum Queens 44-42 in an entertaining final at Harare's Morris Depot on Monday. The Pickglow-sponsored event saw 10 teams from around the country...
'It's still game on' 14 August 2018 HARARE - After grinding to an important 0-1 away win over Bulawayo City at the weekend, FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza wants his charges to continue picking up maximum points. Before travelling to Bulawayo, FC Platinum had lost to ZPC Kariba, drawn with CAPS United and Yadah FC. That poor ...
It's for you, dad: Matova 13 August 2018 HARARE - Some parents see their children as extensions of themselves and go to great lengths to make them succeed in an attempt to make up for their own failed dreams. Others are not overly concerned whether their children help them to resolve their own feelings of regret and disappointment bu...