Sport

Marriot wants case thrown out 10 November 2017 HARARE - The battle to control Dynamos Football Club has taken a new twist after the football club’s board chairperson, Bernard Marriot Lusengo urged the High Court to dismiss Dynamos Trust’s application in which it seeks to be joined in an ongoing wrangle to control the club. Dynamos — one of...
Diya rallies How Mine 10 November 2017 HARARE - How Mine Mine goalkeeper Munyaradzi Diya is brimming with confidence as he declared his team ready for the Chibuku Super Cup final against Harare City tomorrow. The gold miners face the Sunshine Boys in the Chibuku Super Cup final set for Rufaro Stadium where fans will pay $2 for the ...
Shabanie Mine still believe 10 November 2017 HARARE - Shabanie Mine are still confident they can escape the dreaded chop despite lying deep in the relegation zone with three games to go before the Castle Lager Premiership comes to an end. The Chinda Boys are in 16th place on the log with 33 points and need to win all their remaining thre...
Ndlovu satisfied with Cosafa draw 10 November 2017 HARARE - Young Warriors coach Bhekithemba Ndlovu believes his side has been handed a fair draw for next month’s Cosafa Under-20 Championship to be held in Zambia. Ndlovu’s side have been pooled in Group C together with Angola, Lesotho and Namibia. “I think it’s a fair draw but it’s importan...
ZRU finances in shambles 10 November 2017 HARARE - The Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) enquiry into the affairs of the Zimbabwe Rugby Union (ZRU) has revealed lack of financial principles at the union. The SRC tasked a commission led by commissioner Clement Mukwasi to probe ZRU following the suspension of president Nyararai Sib...
Taekwondo tourney on the cards 10 November 2017 HARARE - An array of athletes will today and tomorrow converge for the third Korean Ambassador’s Taekwondo Championships at the University of Zimbabwe’s Great Hall. The tournament is held in collaboration between the Embassy of the Republic of Korea and the Zimbabwe Taekwondo Association in an...
Gloves are off ahead of Chibuku final 10 November 2017 HARARE - Harare City coach Philani “Beefy” Ncube has no interest in participating in mind games ahead of the Chibuku Super Cup final against How Mine. Saturday’s final will be the second time inside four years that Ncube and How Mine coach Kelvin Kaindu clash in the country’s biggest knockout ...
Chawanda blasts Zifa 10 November 2017 HARARE - Former Warriors captain Ephraim Chawanda has told the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) to “go to hell” after being included in the Warriors Legends squad that is set to play Barcelona Legends in a high-profile match set for Sunday at the National Sports Stadium. With only three da...
Sports director transforms LMS 10 November 2017 HARARE - Louis Mountbatten School (LMS) sports director Remember Karanda believes he is on the right path to transform the fortunes of the Harare primary school on the sporting field. Karanda, recently graduated with a Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Sports Science and Management at Bind...
SRC shames ZRU leadership 10 November 2017 HARARE - Former Zimbabwe Rugby Union (ZRU) president Nyararai Sibanda usurped the role of ex-chief executive Colleen de Jong in order to siphon funds from the union. This is one of the allegations contained in the report compiled by the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) commission that wa...
DeMbare ownership wrangle re-ignited 8 November 2017 HARARE - The battle to control Dynamos Football Club — one of the oldest football clubs in Zimbabwe — is raging on, seven years after an application was initially launched at the High Court. The case has, however, taken a new twist after Dynamos Trust chairperson Isaac Nhema, filed an applicat...
'Nyamutsamba not fit for Cheetahs' 8 November 2017 HARARE - Zambezi Cheetahs coach Gilbert Nyamutsamba is not qualified to hold the position according to a report on the state of local rugby compiled by the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC). This is despite Nyamutsamba recently leading the national Sevens side to qualification for the 201...
Kaindu gears up for Chibuku final 8 November 2017 HARARE - How Mine coach Kelvin Kaindu believes mental strength from his charges will be crucial when they face Harare City in the Chibuku Super Cup final at the weekend. The gold miners will travel to Harare for the final set for Rufaro Stadium on Saturday with Kaindu identifying the mental as...
Goal difference could be key 8 November 2017 HARARE - With the Castle Lager Premiership title race hurtling towards the end, one thing is now apparent; goal difference will likely play a major role in deciding the champions. As things stand, four teams — Ngezi Platinum Stars, FC Platinum, Dynamos and Chicken Inn — are still in with a cha...
Mashonaland Eagles stutter after lead 8 November 2017 HARARE - Mashonaland Eagles lost three wickets in four overs on their second day of the Logan Cup match against Mid West Rhinos at Kwekwe Sports Club yesterday. The Harare-based side had restricted Mid West Rhinos to 278 runs to gain a first innings lead of 41 runs and a bonus point. Howeve...
Hornets maintain form 8 November 2017 HARARE - Harare City Hornets continued with their fine form in the Harare Basketball League (HBL) following this weekend’s back-to-back impressive wins against UZ Stars and Hustlers to move second on the log table. Hornets were in no nonsense mood as they thumped UZ Stars 80-39 before a convin...
PPC holds golf day 8 November 2017 HARARE - At least 100 golfers took the greens on Friday to battle for honours in the inaugural PPC Golf Day which became the latest corporate golf day to be added to Harare's annual corporate golfing calendar. The field was drawn from PPC's customers, suppliers and business partners with prize...
Heroes' welcome for Bonne, Darikwa, Muskwe 7 November 2017 HARARE - After a long wait, United Kingdom-based stars Macauley Bonne, Admiral Muskwe, Kundai Benyu and Tendayi Darikwa finally arrived in the country yesterday and pledged their allegiance to Zimbabwe. All the four players were born in England to Zimbabwean parents and are now set to become f...
Musona, Chigova out of Warriors squad 7 November 2017 HARARE - Warriors captain and forward Knowledge Musona will miss the side’s two friendly internationals against Lesotho and Namibia after picking up an ankle injury at the weekend. Another injury worry for the Warriors is goalkeeper George Chigova, who has been ruled out after picking up an in...
ZRU to name coaches 7 November 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Rugby Union (ZRU) Special General Meeting(SGM) held at the weekend ushered in an interim board led by Russell Karimazondo as its president whose mandate is to run the affairs of the local game until fresh elections in December. Another immediate task for the interim board...
Superstition reigns supreme as title race hots up 7 November 2017 HARARE - When the going gets tough, the more the superstitious beliefs among Castle Lager Premiership football teams come to the fore. The league title race is now set to go to the wire as there are four teams — Ngezi platinum Stars, FC Platinum, Dynamos and Chicken Inn — still in with a chanc...
Lulu tips City to survive 7 November 2017 HARARE - Bulawayo City coach Mandla “Lulu” Mpofu is confident his side will survive relegation from the Castle Lager Premiership despite sitting just one point above the drop zone. Amakhosi dropped to 15th place on the log with 35 points following a disappointing 2-0 loss to fellow strugglers ...
Obituary: The life of Alwyn Pichanick 7 November 2017 HARARE - On Friday, October 27, a memorial service was held at Harare Sports Club for Alwyn Pichanick, former president of Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC), who died on October 9 in Australia, where he had retired, at the age of 84. The service was led by former Zimbabwe cricketer Nigel Hough, and the ma...
St Aidens win Rocview tourney 7 November 2017 HARARE - St Aidens bagged their third Rocview Cricket Academy (RCA) Under-13 Cricket Tournament after dismissing Zengeza 4 Primary by seven wickets in an eight-over final at Prince Edward School in Harare on Saturday. They won their first championship at the inception of the tournament in 2013...
DeMbare stay in the hunt 6 November 2017 HARARE - A quality header by Quality Kangadze in the 89thminute ensured Dynamos beat a stubborn Chapungu to remain in the race for the Castle Lager Premiership crown with only three games left in the season. DeMbare appeared headed for a frustrating draw at the hands of a defiant Waru Waru but...