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Zim under pressure to halt poor run

The Zimbabwe national cricket team find themselves under intense pressure to keep the five-match one-day international series against Afghanistan alive when the two teams clash for the third match at Harare Sports Club today. BY Kevin Mapasure The Zimbabwe national cricket team will be hoping for an improved performance when …

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‘Not good enough’

CAPS United vice-captain, Hardlife Zvirekwi has warned his teammates to improve in all areas, saying their performance in the victory over visiting Lioli of Lesotho in the Caf Champions League preliminary round second leg match on Sunday, would not be good enough to beat TP Mazembe in the next stage …

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Kaindu retains bulk of squad

HOW Mine head coach, Kelvin Kaindu is keeping the bulk of his players from last year having let go of 2013 Castle Lager Soccer Star of the Year Tawanda Muparati, defender Victor Kamhuka and midfielder Fungai Chirinda. BY FORTUNE MBELE Kelvin Kaindu The trio’s contracts expired on December 31 and …

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Women’s basketball team fine-tunes ahead of qualifiers

Ellina Mhlanga, Harare Bureau WITH less than two weeks to go before the Afrobasket qualifiers begin, the senior women’s basketball team coach Erinos Katsaruware says they are making progress ahead of the event in Mozambique. The qualifiers in Maputo will run from March 3 to 12. The senior women team …

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Minister bemoans lack of sport literature

Makhosini Hlongwane Nqobile Tshili, Chronicle Correspondent SPORT and Recreation Minister Makhosini Hlongwane has bemoaned the lack of literature on the country’s sporting personalities and institutions. Hlongwane said it was sad that there was no book about Highlanders, the oldest football club in the country, and no autobiography of the most …

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I don’t want any more clashes, Hlongwane tells Zifa to be organised

Makhosini Hlongwane Ricky Zililo, Senior Sports Reporter THE Ministry of Sport and Recreation says it hopes for a better working relationship with Zifa this year following some unpleasant encounters in 2016. Addressing the Bulawayo Press Club on Friday night, Sport and Recreation Minister Makhosini Hlongwane challenged Zifa to improve in …

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4 qualify for ZITF Coca-Cola Four-Minute Mile semis

Allen Khumalo, Sports Reporter FOUR athletes qualified for the semi-finals of the ZITF Coca-Cola Four-Minute Mile at the National Athletics Association of Zimbabwe (Naaz) Track and Field Championships held at White City Stadium yesterday. Bindura University of Science Education athlete Titus Nyathi clocked four minutes 27.32 seconds, Caliscious Moyo (4min …

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Insufficient fights cost Byo Bomber

Ricky Zililo, Senior Sports Reporter INSUFFICIENT fights have dented South Africa-based Zimbabwean heavyweight pugilist Elvis Moyo’s hopes of fighting in the more lucrative Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Moyo’s exploits at Extreme Fighting Championship (EFC) competitions led to agents from the United States-based UFC making contact with his camp, with the …

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Zim delight at Cana

Makhosini Hlongwane Ngqwele Dube, Sports Correspondent ZIMBABWE amassed the most points while South Africa topped the medals’ table in the Cana Zone IV Swimming and Water Polo Championships which ended at the Bulawayo City Pool yesterday. Team Zimbabwe was declared the winner of the event after scoring 2 958.50 points …

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Zuma rejects Hayatou

Jacob Zuma THE South African government has denied that President Jacob Zuma has given an endorsement to Caf president Issa Hayatou for the upcoming continental body elections next month. Hayatou faces perhaps the biggest challenge of his near three-decade reign as Caf president after the Cosafa endorsed Madagascar Football Association …

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