Articles tagged 'sport'

DeMbare optimistic. . . MaBlanyo ready to unleash West African trio 3 April 2019 HARARE giants Dynamos are optimistic they can secure work permits for their West African trio and register them with the Premier Soccer League in time for Sunday's clash with Hwange at Rufaro Stadium.
Soccer clubs must pay staff on time 7 April 2017 HARARE - Only a game into the 2017 Castle Lager Premiership, it is disappointing to note there is already discord among the teams with issues to do with remuneration. Before taking on Shabanie Mine last weekend, CAPS United players went on industrial action refusing to train. The Makepekepe...
Chiyangwa's strategy 24 February 2017 HARARE - Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa last night hosted his birthday celebrations in Harare with Fifa president Gianni Infantino as the guest of honour. Other Fifa delegates and various African football federation presidents also arrived in the capital last night to join the festivities. ...
Sport unifies people — Zimondi 3 September 2016 BULAWAYO - Zimbabwe Prison and Correctional Services (ZPCS) commissioner-general Paradzai Zimondi says sport plays a crucial role in uniting the country. Zimondi was speaking at the ongoing ZPCS Commissioners' Sports Week in Bulawayo yesterday, where prison officers from around the country hav...
Kenya president passes anti-doping law 22 April 2016 NAIROBI - Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law an anti-doping bill that could allow the country to compete at the Olympics Games in Rio in August. It had missed two deadlines set by the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) to show it was tackling cheating in sport. The new law crea...
'We're not good enough' 19 February 2016 HARARE - Despite its popularity, football has brought little success to Zimbabwe and the country might need to find another national sport to pursue according to minister of Sport Makhosini Hlongwane. The Mberengwa East Member of Parliament was answering a question posed by Mutasa Central legi...
Zim junior golfers upbeat 4 May 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe's junior golf team is aiming for a top finish at the All-Africa Junior Golf Challenge to secure passage for the Toyota World Junior Golf Challenge in June. The All-Africa Junior Challenge tees off in the Zambian capital this week with at least 16 national teams from across th...
Ball now in Andrew Langa's court 28 March 2015 HARARE - Sports minister Andrew Langa assured the nation this past week that he was now taking a leading role in ensuring Zifa's debt with former Zimbabwe national football team coach Valinhos is paid. Zimbabwe made all the wrong headlines a fortnight ago when world football governing body Fif...
Govt insincere on sport 18 March 2015 HARARE - The greatest shame Zimbabwe's sport has suffered from is lack of commitment from government. To be blunt, they just don't care. They would rather pour thousands of dollars into a once-off football match than put up a budget to sustain the needs of a national team. They would rat...
'Keep politics out of sport' 3 February 2015 HARARE - Former Sports minister David Coltart says the ongoing Zifa saga is an extension of the country's national and intra-party politics. World football governing body Fifa at the weekend was forced to issue a statement warning that Zifa would be banned from international football if the go...
SRC partner Tourism ministry in 'sport tourism' 16 May 2014 HARARE - The Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) and the tourism industry have combined efforts to grow the five billion tourism economy targeted by 2018, a senior government official has said. In a key note address at function held to mark the partnership between the Ministry of Tourism an...
Good way to end a bad year 2 January 2014 HARARE - If anybody were to try and tell you that 2013 was a year full of happiness and potential, that person would surely be deluded. From a Zimbabwean point of view, there was precious little to smile about, say for the odd glimpse of promise shown from time to time. It has been well doc...
Is our sport in the right hands? 9 November 2013 HARARE - The Daily News has maintained a deliberate editorial stance, focused on service delivery in a country where political leaders are used to putting themselves first ahead of the populace. As a national newspaper, this stand is in line with our national responsibility as a patriotic peop...
Minister of sports where are you? 13 October 2013 HARARE - The creation of a stand-alone Sport, Arts and Culture ministry was hailed by all and sundry but a month after the announcement of the new cabinet, stakeholders must be worried. And this is because the minister responsible for this portfolio, Andrew Langa is yet to make his presence fe...