Articles tagged 'ansa'

Take sport seriously: Kazembe 16 December 2017 HARARE – Minister of Sport, Arts and Recreation Kazembe Kazembe has urged sporting associations to take their preparations seriously in order to enhance chances of winning medals for the country in the coming Youth Olympic Games, the African Games and the Summer Olympic Games. The new minister...
Cheetahs topple Zim Cricket 15 December 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe Sevens Rugby team completed a double over their cricket counterparts beating them into second place in the Annual National Sports Awards (Ansa) Team and Coach of the Year categories on Wednesday night. The Cheetahs were awarded Team of the Year accolade while Zim Cricket came...
Sam Muripo provides the Ansa 14 December 2017 HARARE – Karateka Samson Muripo capped a fine year by being crowned Sports Person of the Year at the Annual National Sports Awards (Ansa) held at a local hotel last night. Muripo won the country's biggest sporting accolade after winning the Sports Man of the Year award ahead of fellow Kareteka...
Cheetahs, Zim cricket square off 13 December 2017 HARARE - The tussle for the Team of the Year for this evening’s Annual National Sports Awards (Ansa) appears to be a fascinating duel between the world cup-bound Zimbabwe Sevens Rugby side and their cricket counterparts, Zimbabwe senior men cricket team. If judgement is according to the fiel...
Who will provide the Ansa? 12 December 2017 HARARE - The stage is set for the Annual National Sports Awards night in Harare tomorrow with many an athlete equally poised to put their hands on the coveted crown in their respective sporting disciplines. Karateka Samson Muripo, a world champion by virtue of winning the 3rd International So-...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
SRC in bungling storm 18 December 2015 HARARE - The 2015 Annual National Sports Awards (Ansa) degenerated into further controversy yesterday after it emerged Helen Costa took home a trophy monogrammed ‘2015 Sportsperson of the Year Charles Manyuchi’. The Ms Universe Figure Hellen Costa had been crowned Sportsperson of the Year at t...
Manyuchi is Zim's finest 19 December 2014 HARARE - Charles Manyuchi finally got the recognition he deserved after the boxer was crowned Zimbabwe’s finest sportsperson for 2014 at the Annual National Sports Award (Ansa) in Harare last night. Manyuchi beat off stiff challenge from tennis star Cara Black, who was crowned Sportswoman of t...
Bangajena's fame without fortune 17 December 2014 HARARE - One would think winning the Sportswoman of the Year with a Disability five times and now on the verge of claiming it a record sixth time would make Margret Bangajena’s life a bed of roses. Far from it, the Zimbabwe wheelchair racing queen’s talent and exploits may have brought her fam...
Mukondiwa off to Las Vegas 9 December 2014 HARARE - Annual National Sports Awards (Ansa) nominee Patrick Mukondiwa will miss the ceremony next week as he will be attending a World Boxing Council (WBC) convention in Las Vegas, United States. Mukondiwa, who was nominated for the award of Technical Official of the Year, will battle it out...
Fairness is the key - Mukondiwa 1 December 2014 HARARE - Local boxing judge Patrick Mukondiwa is pretty chuffed after he was nominated for the Technical Official of the Year gong for this year’s Annual National Sports Awards (Ansa). Mukondiwa will battle it out for the award against Rick Fulton (triathlon) and Joyce Muchenu (basketball) wit...
Ansa shortlist unveiled 27 November 2014 HARARE - Tennis ace Cara Black and top boxer Charles Manyuchi are front-runners to win the 2014 Sportsperson of the Year gong after they were shortlisted for the Annual National Sports Awards yesterday. Black, who recorded 49 wins in 2014 with her Indian partner Sania Mirza, has a high chance ...
Ansa awards must move with the times 14 December 2013 HARARE - A big congratulations to our wonderful tennis ambassador, Cara Black, for winning the Zimbabwe Sportsperson of the Year accolade at the Annual National Sports Awards (Ansa) on Wednesday night following a fruitful year on tour. Black’s crowning moment sparked some debate in the Zimbabw...
Ansa Awards shortlist unveiled 22 November 2013 HARARE - The Zimbabwe national football team yesterday found themselves in the running for the Annual National Sports Awards (Ansa) Team of the Year award despite registering one of their worst World Cup qualification campaigns in years. The Warriors, who later made amends by qualifying for th...
Ansa awards: rewarding mediocrity 25 November 2012 HARARE - In the year where Zimbabwean sports performed dismally, the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) through its premier event, the Annual National Sports Awards (Ansa), surprisingly increased the number of categories and nominations. Two more categories were added to the traditional 13 wh...
Ansa nominations today 22 November 2012 HARARE - Nominations for the 2011-12 Annual National Sports Awards (Ansa) will be unveiled at the National Sports Stadium in Harare today. The finalists will battle it out in 14 categories with the winners set to be announced at a ceremony in the capital on December 13. Chief sponsors Delta Bever...