Articles tagged 'langa'

Bad road stifles wheelchair athletes 27 June 2017 MUTARE - Tanganda Half Marathon wheelchair athletes have roundly condemned the heavily-potholed race course after one of the athletes was almost ran over by a motorist as he dodged a crater. Libangani Langa almost lost his life on a bend as he skirted around a huge pothole with motorists ignor...
Women's football in crisis 28 November 2015 HARARE - Stakeholders in women’s football say they are still not sure who will be representing their interests and whether the representatives will be able to cast their votes in the Zifa board elections scheduled for next Saturday. The uncertainty is a result of the protracted wrangling among...
Sort out women's football crisis 28 November 2015 HARARE - Only seven days before the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) elections there is still rancour in the women’s game due to a leadership crisis. As we report in sports section of this edition of our paper, there are two rival leadership factions, a situation which has paralysed the wo...
'Time up for Zifa' 13 June 2015 HARARE - In the wake of the Warriors’ chaos this week calls have increased for Cuthbert Dube and his Zifa board to step down. The crisis in the Warriors camp reached alarming levels when the players refused to board Thursday’s flight to Malawi for this afternoon’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qu...
Warriors finally leave for Malawi 12 June 2015 HARARE – The Warriors finally left for Malawi by road Friday just before 12pm for Saturday's 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Flames in Blantyre. Initially, the team was scheduled to leave for Malawi on Thursday afternoon but the players refused to leave their hotel to go to th...
Government blasts Zifa 10 June 2015 HARARE - The Zimbabwe government yesterday came to the rescue of financially troubled Zifa by bankrolling the Warriors' trip to Malawi with Sports Minister Andrew Langa disparaging the association. The Warriors are scheduled to get their 2017 African Cup of Nations (Afcon) campaign underway wi...
I won't sack Zifa: Langa 17 March 2015 HARARE - Sports minister Andrew Langa (pictured) says government will not dissolve the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) after the Warriors’ expulsion by Fifa from the 2018 Fifa World Cup qualifiers. Zimbabwe was expelled from the qualifiers which are due to start in October after Zifa fail...
Zifa saga to return to Parly 17 February 2015 HARARE - The Zifa debate is expected to dominate Parliament again when Sports minister Andrew Langa appears before the Sports, Arts and Culture parliamentary portfolio committee on Thursday. Langa and his deputy Tabitha Kanengoni-Malinga will give oral evidence to the committee on the state of...
Zim politicians out of touch with global reality 31 January 2015 JOHANNESBURG - News coming out of Zimbabwe that the government intends disbanding the elected football body  led by Cuthbert Dube only goes to show how the country's ruling elite have lost touch with the reality and events on the globe. One Tabeth Kanengoni-Malinga is reported to have told the...
Manyuchi will get his request: Kanengoni-Malinga 30 January 2015 HARARE - Deputy Sports Minister Tabetha Kanengoni-Malinga revealed arrangements are still being made for the World Boxing Championship (WBC) and African Welterweight champion, Charles Manyuchi, to meet President Robert Mugabe. Manyuchi had requested to meet with the president after he defended...
Langa assures Youth Games creditors 19 January 2015 BULAWAYO - Sports minister Andrew Langa has assured service providers and volunteers for the 2014 African Union Sports Commission (AUSC) Region 5 Youth Games will be paid in due course. Zimbabwe hosted the Games last December in Bulawayo but most of the service providers are yet to be paid a m...
Athletes decry Ansa purse 27 December 2014 HARARE - Sports personalities have bemoaned the monetary rewards at the Annual National Sports Awards (Ansa) held last week saying the prices do not reflect the effort, time and sacrifice they invest. The Ansa awards seek to celebrate outstanding achievement of athletes, coaches and technical ...
Langa speaks on Youth Games 23 December 2014 HARARE - Sports Minister Andrew Langa has played down the controversies that surrounded the African Union Sports Commission (AUSC) Region V Youth Games that were held in Bulawaup earlir this month. Langa also assured all individuals and corporate companies still owed for rendering their servic...
Youth Games puzzle 15 December 2014 HARARE - A wall of silence has gone up around the money used towards the hosting of the African Union Sports Council Region 5 Under-20 Youth Games, with questions posed by this paper for three months being blatantly ignored or evaded. Organises of the games, being held in Bulawayo, have refuse...
Manyuchi won't change nationality 2 December 2014 HARARE - Boxer Charles Manyuchi says he is losing hope of ever receiving any recognition from Zimbabwe but says even against such a background he will not accept a Zambian honorary citizenship. Manyuchi’s successfully defended his WBC International welterweight title last week against Columbia...
'Byo can be Zim sporting capital' 19 October 2014 BULAWAYO - Former minister of Education, Sports, Arts and Culture, David Coltart believes Bulawayo can become Zimbabwe’s sporting capital by hosting a successful African Union Sports Council (AUSC) Region Five Youth Games. The City of Kings will stage the Games from December 4 to 14 with gover...
'Danhiko Games to get more funding' 6 October 2014 HARARE - The   26TH edition of the Danhiko Annual Paralympic Games roared into life yesterday with minister of sport Andrew Langa promising to do more for athletes with a disability. “We have a tendency of overlooking athletes who are less able but that does not mean inability,” Langa told the...
New boxing board seeks Langa, SRC intervention 16 July 2014 HARARE - Newly formed Boxers Union of Zimbabwe (Buz) has written to the Sports minister Andrew Langa and the Sports Recreation Commission (SRC) seeking authority to kick-start its operations. In a letter dated June 30, Buz secretary- general, Simon Sankulani, outlined his association’s goal in...