Articles tagged 'uruguay'

WHO appoints Mugabe global health ambassador 19 October 2017 HARARE - The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday appointed President Robert Mugabe as a global health ambassador for Africa to help governments tackle chronic diseases such as diabetes, stroke, cancer and heart disease. Mugabe, Africa's oldest ruler at 93, will work with national and ...
Junior Sables hopeful 22 April 2016 HARARE - After a a bruising 24-54 defeat to Samoa in the opening match of the World Rugby U20 Trophy on Tuesday, the Junior Sables believe they will resurrect their campaign against Uruguay tomorrow.   Zimbabwe are at the bottom of Group A with no points on the board thus far while Samoa shot ...
Tough lessons for Junior Sables 21 April 2016 HARARE - Junior Sables were left leaking their wounds on Tuesday after being on the wrong end of rude awakening on the opening day of the World Rugby Under-20 Trophy campaign. In truth, the Brendon Brider coached side left Harare Sports Club in agreement they had been taught a rugby lesson by ...
It's Russia versus Uruguay 4 August 2014 JOHANNESBIRG - Russia will play Uruguay in a two-legged play-off for the final spot at the 2015 World Cup. The Russians, bidding to reach a second consecutive tournament, beat Zimbabwe 23-15 in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk. Uruguay ran out 28-3 winners over Hong Kong in Montevideo to cl...
Suarez ban excessive – Chiellini 28 June 2014 LONDON - Giorgio Chiellini, the Italian player bitten by Luis Suárez, has called the Uruguayan’s subsequent ban “excessive” and fears it will lead to the player becoming alienated. Fifa has banned Suárez from all “football-related activities” for four months after the clash, ruling the striker...
Suárez in biting controversy 25 June 2014 LONDON - Luis Suárez was at the centre of another biting controversy in Natal after appearing to sink his teeth into Giorgio Chiellini’s shoulder moments before Diego Godin’s header sent Uruguay into the World Cup knock-out stages. Suárez, who served a 10-match suspension for biting Chelsea’s ...
Azzurri hope to avoid humiliation 24 June 2014 LONDON - Four-time champions Italy admitted they are struggling with the weather conditions ahead of their clash with Uruguay in Natal tonight where they will try to avoid being eliminated in the first round at successive World Cups. A win for the South Americans would send Cesare Prandelli's ...
Italy beat Uruguay to clinch third 1 July 2013 RIO DE JANEIRO - Italy beat Uruguay in a penalty shoot-out in Salvador Sunday in the match for third place at football s Confederations Cup. The teams had finished 2-2 after 90 minutes and extra-time. Italy won the shoot-out 3-2 after keeper Gianluigi Buffon saved penalties from Diego Forlan, who...
Paulinho heads Brazil into final 26 June 2013 BELO HORIZONTE - Paulinho scored with a header four minutes from time to give Brazil a 2-1 win over Uruguay and take the host nation to the final of the Confederations Cup. Diego Forlan missed a penalty in the 13th minute after Chelsea defender David Luiz wrestled Diego Lugano to the ground. ...