Articles tagged 'zoc'

Zoc to equip local coaches 1 September 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Olympic Committee (Zoc) in collaboration with the Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sports are set to host a strength and conditioning workshop for local coaches in Mutare next weekend. The strength training, conditioning and injury preventio...
Masenda out to leave legacy 7 May 2017 HARARE - After securing a third and final term as Zimbabwe Olympic Committee (Zoc) president, Admire Masenda wants to leave a legacy in the local Olympic sport movement. The former basketball player and administrator says he is having sleepless nights as he plots how the country can win more m...
Masenda pleads for Mighty Warriors 2 May 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe Olympic Committee (Zoc) president Admire Masenda has pleaded with the ministry of Finance to waive duty on mobile phones given to the Mighty Warriors at the 2016 Rio Olympics Games. Speaking in his first interview after he was re-elected for a third term to lead Zoc at the we...
Masenda wins fourth Zoc presidential term 2 May 2017 HARARE - Seasoned sports administrator Admire Masenda (pictured right)was yesterday re-elected as president of the Zimbabwe Olympic Committee (Zoc) with Kirsty Coventry  coming in as the vice president following elections held at Prince Edward School. Masenda, who is now in his fourth term hav...
Mighty Warriors in dark over Rio phones 13 February 2017 HARARE - Mystery continues to surround the mobile phones which the Zimbabwe senior women's national team were supposed to receive after last year's Rio Olympic Games. The Mighty Warriors, just like every other athlete who participated at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil received a...
Zoc holds sports admin course 28 October 2016 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Olympic Committee (Zoc) is scheduled to host a sports administration course which is set to run over two days beginning tomorrow at Petra High School in Bulawayo. “This course is offered by the International Olympic Committee's Olympic Solidarity Commission and is the las...
Woodman reflects on her career 26 October 2016 HARARE - For 22 years Bonny Woodman was at the helm of Special Olympics Zimbabwe (Soz), a movement dedicated to improving the lives of people with intellectual disabilities through sport. It was only until that infamous directive from the Washington-based international body — the Special Olymp...
ZRU defends Mandenge sacking 5 September 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe Rugby Union (ZRU) president Nyararai Sibanda has defended the recent decision to sack Sables coach Cyprian Mandenge (pictured). Although Mandenge and Sables team manager Sebastian Garikai tendered in their resignations last week — in essence they were sacked.  Mandenge and...
Mighty Warriors back home 13 August 2016 HARARE - Mighty Warriors coach Shadreck Mlauzi believes his side learned value of proper preparations at the Rio Olympics Games where they were mercilessly put to the sword by their opponents. The Zimbabwe women's football side conceded 15 goals in their three group matches after heavy loses t...
'Team Zim safe from Zika' 21 July 2016 HARARE - The government insists local athletes representing Zimbabwe at next month's Olympic Games in Brazil will be safe from the deadly Zika virus. Speaking at a joint press conference hosted by the ministries of Health and Sports, officials said they would follow strict guidelines issued by...
Zim Olympians in Zika fear 18 July 2016 DURBAN - As most leading sportspersons boycott the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro due to the Zika virus, it seems Zimbabwean athletes going to Brazil are in the dark about the epidemic. Dozens of world-renowned sportspersons have pulled out of the global event that begins on August 5 in the B...
'Grassroots key to sporting success' 27 April 2016 HARARE - Sports minister Makhosini Hlongwane has said grassroots development is critical if the country is to succeed in the future. Hlongwane was speaking at the ground-breaking ceremony for the Olympiafrica Sports Centre in Epworth on Monday. “... This is a crucial intervention coming as ...
Zoc to equip women in sports 6 March 2015 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Olympic Committee (Zoc) is set to host a women and sports leadership skills seminar over the weekend. The capacity development programme aims to equip women in lower level sports management with relevant leadership skills. “This seminar follows up on the 2013 workshop ...
Sports science crucial for success – Jeans 7 October 2014 HARARE - Two-time Zimbabwean Olympian Debbie Jeans believes the country will continue to fall behind the rest of the sporting world if it does not embrace sports science in primary education. Jeans, who is a judo referee, judge and instructor, believes most local athletes only receive fundamen...
Cooke plans local training camp 24 September 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe's lone decathlete Keegan Cooke is looking forward to bringing home one of United States’ finest athletics track coach, Josh Priester for a development camp next January. The multi-athletics development camp is set to be hosted in conjunction with the National Athletics Associ...
Mutsauki challenges sports administrators 23 September 2014 HARARE - Renowed sports administrator Robert Mutsauki on Saturday urged local sports administrators to uplift Zimbabwean sport. In recent years, maladministration and gaffs by local sports administrators has seen the country fail to make an impact on the international stage. Last month, the...
Meet Zim's Youth Olympic Games Ambassador 4 March 2014 HARARE - All-round sportsman Rukudzo Gona has been appointed his country's Youth Olympic Games Ambassador. The announcement was made by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), which published an impressive list of over 100 inspiring young people who will serve as Young Ambassadors for the N...
Zoc hosts Lesotho interns 13 November 2012 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Olympic Committee (Zoc) will host two interns from the National Olympic Committee (Noc) Lesotho, as part of an exchange programme that facilitates the exchange of knowledge and experience between Olympic Committees. Finance manager Moliehi Malokotsa-Ntjana and the acting pro...