Articles tagged 'hong kong'

Golfer needs $2 500 for trip 1 April 2018 HARARE - Special Olympics Zimbabwe (Soz) golfer Lee-Roy Kasamba is just $2 500 short of realising his dream of representing the country at the Macau Golf Masters in Hong Kong, China this month. The games are scheduled for April 16 to 20 and Kasamba is supposed to travel on the 15th. Out of ...
Zim through to Super 6 11 March 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe eased past Hong Kong by 89 runs riding on the back of Hamilton Masakadza's 84 and Sikandar Raza's three wickets to cement their Super Six berth at the ongoing ICC World Cup Qualifiers at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo yesterday. There is still a game to go for the hosts in Gr...
I helped Bona Mugabe: Mutsvangwa 12 August 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) chairperson Christopher Mutsvangwa has claimed that he assisted the First Family in facilitating the relocation of Bona Mugabe to Hong Kong after she was deported from Australia. Bona was deported from Australia in 2008 an...
Netball team leaves for Hong Kong 14 March 2017 HARARE – The Zimbabwe netball team captain Perpetua Siyachitema said they are not taking the Hong Kong tri-nations tournament lightly as it will help them prepare for future competitive matches. Speaking on the sidelines of a send-off ceremony ahead of the team's scheduled departure today for ...
Hong Kong police officers convicted of beating protester 14 February 2017 VICTORIA CITY - Hong Kong police officers convicted of beating protester Seven police officers in Hong Kong have been convicted of beating a protester during pro-democracy rallies in 2014. The group, charged with intentionally inflicting grievous bodily harm, were found guilty of a lesser c...
Sables get down to business 25 November 2016 HARARE - The Zimbabwe senior men rugby side, fresh from the Regal Hotels Four Nations Cup in Hong Kong, will continue with their preparations for the Africa Cup and not wait for the routine camping that is usually done just before crucial assignments. The Sables finished in third place at the ...
Sables finish 3rd in Hong Kong 22 November 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe XVs senior men rugby coach Cyprian Mandenge said he is pleased to have achieved some of the objectives they set out during the Regal Hotels Cup in Hong Kong. The Sables finished the tournament in third place after losses to Russia (19-15) and Hong Kong (34-11) before defeatin...
Sables seek strong finish 19 November 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe XVs senior men's rugby side will be looking to end the Regal Hotels Cup of Nations on a high by beating debutants Papua New Guinea in their last match at the Hong Kong Football Ground today. The Sables saw their hopes of making it into this year's final of the Four Nations Cu...
Sables fall to Hong Kong 17 November 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe XVs rugby side suffered their second defeat in the Regal Hotels Cup of Nations after going down 34-11 to hosts Hong Kong yesterday. The Sables were at their best in the opening match of the second annual invitational tournament before narrowly losing to defending champions Ru...
Sables off to Hong Kong 8 November 2016 HARARE - The Sables left Harare yesterday for the Hong Kong Cup invitational tournament after paying a courtesy call to their newly-found benefactor Prophetic Healing and Deliverance (PHD) Ministries leader Walter Magaya. Zimbabwe's XVs rugby contingent comprising local and South Africa-based ...
Bright start for Zim 9 March 2016 NAGPUR - Elton Chigumbura put to rest concerns over his form with a 13-ball 30 which helped set up Zimbabwe's 14-run win over Hong Kong in the opening Group B match of the first round of the ICC World Twenty20 2016 at the Vidarbha Cricket Association stadium in Nagpur yesterday. Zimbabwe's tot...
Zim take on Hong Kong 8 March 2016 MUMBAI - Zimbabwe cricket captain Hamilton Masakadza is hopeful his side will reach the Super 10 stage of this year's ICC World Twenty20 which starts in India today. Masakadza and his teammates begin their campaign this morning with a Group B qualification match against Hong Kong at the VCA St...
Zim face Hong Kong in T20 opener 12 December 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe will take on Hong Kong in the opening match of the 2016 International Cricket Council (ICC) World Twenty20 in Nagpur, India on March 16 according to the schedule released yesterday. The two teams were drawn in Group B which also features Afghanistan and Scotland for the first...
What could have been? 1 April 2015 HARARE - With a virtually nonexistent local rugby league and very little incentives available for players an optimist would have given Zimbabwe Sevens rugby team a chance at the Hong Kong Sevens. But against all expectation, the Cheetahs rose to the occasion. Leading Russia 19-17 in the fin...
Heartbreak for Cheetahs in Hong Kong 30 March 2015 HONG KONG - Russia beat Zimbabwe 22-19 to win the World Rugby Sevens Series qualifier, a victory which leads Andrey Sorokin's side to become one of the 15 core sides on next year's series. Starting with 12 regional qualifiers - two from each World Rugby region - Russia won all six of their mat...
And then they were four! 29 March 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe Rugby Sevens yesterday progressed to the semi-finals of the Hong Kong Sevens 12-team qualifier tournament to set up a potentially explosive date against Spain. University of Johannesburg student athlete Hilton Mudariki ran in a brace to help the Cheetahs power past Brazil 24-...
Hondo speaks on Sevens draw 17 February 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe Sevens rugby coach Danny Hondo is not reading too much into the Hong Kong Sevens Core team pre-qualifier draw announced yesterday. The Hong Kong Sevens takes place from March 27 to 29 with Zimbabwe grouped in Pool G in the qualifier draw along Spain, Tonga, and Guyana. Uru...
Hong Kong protesters, police clash at govt HQ 1 December 2014 HONG KONG - Hong Kong police have clashed with pro-democracy activists overnight, briefly shutting down government offices on Monday. Protesters fought police armed with pepper spray, batons and water hoses on Lung Wo Road in the Admiralty district. On Monday, an injunction was granted to c...
SA win it, Zim qualify for Hong Kong 1 December 2014 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Sevens rugby team finished third at the Confederation of African Rugby (Car) Sevens Africa Cup yesterday after beating Tunisia 41-5 in the play-offs here. With that, the Cheetahs qualify for next March’s Hong Kong leg of the World Sevens Rugby Series, where they will have...
China blocks BBC website amid Hong Kong protests 15 October 2014 BEIJING - The BBC's website was blocked in China on Wednesday, one day after a video of Hong Kong police beating and kicking a pro-democracy protester began circulating online. The move appears to be the first time the British broadcaster's website has been completely blocked in China since De...
Hong Kong crowds rally for democracy 1 July 2014 HONG KONG - Tens of thousands of protesters are taking part in what organisers say could be Hong Kong's largest pro-democracy rally in more than a decade. The annual rally, marking the day Hong Kong was returned to China in 1997, is to demand full electoral freedom. It comes after an unoffi...
Hong Kong defeat another sad chapter 14 March 2014 HARARE - Despite a lot of positive words spoken by senior players and the coaching staff, Zimbabwe couldn’t have got off to a worse and more embarrassing start when they went down by four wickets to... yes, you read correctly, Hong Kong, in World Twenty20 warm-up match on Wednesday. This lates...
Hong Kong, Kenya for Spar Harare Sevens 20 December 2012 HARARE - Following the announcement of their one-off test tour of Zimbabwe next April, the Hong Kong Rugby Union has confirmed their Sevens side will also be traveling to the Zimbabwean capital for the second edition of the Spar International Sevens a month earlier. Relations between Zimbabwe and...