Articles tagged 'youth games'

Govt reassures Youth Games service providers 23 December 2016 HARARE - Government has appealed for patience to service providers and volunteers still owed for work done during the 2014 African Union (AU) Sports Council Region 5 Under-20 Youth Games which were held in Bulawayo. Most of the service providers are still to be paid two years after the hosting...
Zim gears up for Youth Games 11 April 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe's preparations for this year’s edition of the African Union Sports Council Region 5 Under-20 Youth Games have gathered momentum. The Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) has already entered the team to the organisers of the Games in Luanda, Angola. The sporting festival,...
Magaya donates football kits 21 August 2015 MUTARAE - Prophetic Healing Deliverance Ministries (PHD) founder Walter Magaya has donated football kits to all 10 participating boys’ teams at the 13th edition of the Zimbabwe National Youth Games in Mutare. On top of that, Magaya also handed a football kit to Manicaland girls’ team. Magay...
NYG venues disappoint residents 16 August 2015 MUTARE - The National Youth Games are coming to life today amidst disgruntlement over venues which are not easily accessible for most Mutare residents. Populous high density areas Dangamvura and Chikanga where the majority of locals reside have been totally ignored with the Local Organising Co...
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...
Lessons from Youth Games 23 December 2014 HARARE - When top 1500m runner Enlitha Ncube competed bare feet at the IAAF World Junior Championships in Oregon, USA, many hoped that would be the last time a Zimbabwean athlete competes without spikes on tartan track. Sadly, the lessons derived from that expedition of July 2014 did little to...
Sibanda lays into Mashingaidze 23 December 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe National Women Soccer League’s president Miriam Sibanda has once again tore into embattled Zifa CEO Jonathan Mashingaidze following Zimbabwe’s poor showing at the African Union Sports Council Region 5 Under-20 Youth Games in Bulawayo. The Young Mighty Warriors won their first...
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...
'Zim football's future bright' 16 December 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe Under-20 coach Tafadzwa Mashiri has declared a bright future for Zimbabwean football after watching his Young Warriors settle for a silver medal at the just ended African Union Sports Council Region 5 Under-20 Youth Games in Bulawayo. Mashiri’s teenagers reached the finals be...
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...
Young Warriors reach semis 13 December 2014 BULAWAYO - The Zimbabwe Under-20 boys’ team reached the semi-finals of the on-going African Union Sports Commission (AUSC) Region 5 Youth Games after beating Malawi 2-1 at Barbourfields Stadium yesterday. The Young Warriors will now meet Namibia in today’s semi-final at Luveve Stadium. The ...
Chaos reigns supreme at Youth Games 13 December 2014 BULAWAYO - The local organising committee (LOC) is in a fix after allegations of ill preparedness that has seen the 2014 African Union Sports Council (AUSC) Under-20 Youth Games being rocked by a raft of challenges that might blemish the country's image. Investigations by this paper revealed t...
Zim swimmers hope to carry momentum 9 December 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe's swimming team concluded the 12th Fina Swimming World Championships in Doha yesterday after recording some commendable times, and are now hoping to carry their form into the African Union Sports Commission (AUSC) Region 5 Youth Games. The six swimmers were expected to arrive...
Mugabe opens Youth Games 8 December 2014 BULAWAYO - The African Union Sports Commission (AUSC) Region 5 Youth Games were officially opened in at Barbourfields Stadium in Bulawayo yesterday. President Robert Mugabe officially opened the Games with hundreds of athletes from 10 African countries turning up to compete for medals in vario...
Mozambique hold Young Warriors 6 December 2014 BULAWAYO - The Zimbabwe Under-20 side began their African Union Sports Commission (AUSC) Region V Youth Games campaign on a low note after they were held 1-1 by Mozambique here yesterday. The Young Warriors scored in the first half through Thembalethu Mthunzi in the 30th minute after a blunder...
Young Warriors open Youth Games 5 December 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe's Under-20 football team will be aiming to set the tone for Team Zimbabwe when they play Mozambique in the opening game of the African Union Sports Commission (AUSC) Region V Youth Games today. The match kicks off at 2pm at Barbourfields Stadium and will be followed by the Yo...
Jaz confident of squad 18 November 2014 HARARE - Judo Association of Zimbabwe (Jaz) is confident that their squad will leave a mark at the African Union Sports Council Region Five Under-20 Youth Games next month. Bulawayo will host the Games next month between 4 and 15. Jaz president Debbie Jeans is confident with the ammunition ...
We're ready: Langa 14 November 2014 HARARE - Sport Minister Andrew Langa says government has so far availed over 10 million dollars for the refurbishment of facilities for the African Union Sports Council Region Five Under-20 Youth Games that kick of next month. At least 1600 athletes are expected to descend on Bulawayo for the ...
Team Zim for Youth Games named 14 November 2014 HARARE - The 290 athletes that will represent Zimbabwe at the African Union Sports Council (AUSC) Region V Under-20 Youth in Bulawayo next month were unveiled yesterday. Zimbabwe will be represented in athletics, athletics for visually impaired, basketball, men and women football, judo, netbal...
Youth Games preps gather momentum 5 November 2014 BULAWAYO - In an effort to publicise, market, create awareness and bring a spirit of belonging, the African Union Sports Council (AUSC) Region V Under-20 Youth Games Local Organising Committee (LOC) has embarked on road shows. Over the weekend the road show which also paraded Jumbo the mascot ...
Team Zim in financial quagmire 25 October 2014 HARARE - Team Zimbabwe’s ambitions of a medal haul at the African Union Sports Council Region Five Under-20 Youth Games are turning into despair as they are still $620 000 short of meeting preparation and in-competition costs. Such is their dilemma that the team is yet to acquire kits for the ...
'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...
Youth Games torch relay commences 3 October 2014 BULAWAYO - The torch and mascot for the Sixth African Union Sports Council (AUSC) Region Five Youth Games begins it nationwide tour today to raise awareness for the event. Zimbabwe hosts the biannual Games in Bulawayo from December 4 to 14 with government pouring in close to $20 million to fin...
Zim total 10 Youth Games medals 2 June 2014 HARARE - Nine days of African Youth Games rivalry finally came to an end on Saturday with Zimbabwe finishing 18th on the medal table after amassing 10 medals. Having travelled with 59 athletes for the multi-sport event, Team Zimbabwe only had had their national anthem sang once after Conway Hi...
A wonderful chance for Bulawayo 10 November 2013 BULAWAYO – Next year's Zone XI Games to be hosted by Zimbabwe presents the chance of a lifetime for the city of Bulawayo to improve its sporting infra-structure. We understand the regional sporting showcase will result in the upgrading of a number of sporting facilities and these include all t...