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Maguranyanga Shines in Us

By Collin Matiza Promising Zimbabwean sprinter Kundai Maguranyanga was on Tuesday night walking on cloud nine after he was named the men’s Athlete of the Year at Drake University. This follows his record-breaking feats during the just-ended collegiate indoor track and field season in the United States. Drake University is …

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Muchapondwa in make-or-break fight

Albert Marufu in LONDON, England ZIMBABWE-BORN British welterweight boxer Tamuka Muchapondwa trades leather with Mexican Fernando Valencia in a six-round bout at the Bracknell Leisure Centre tomorrow. The welterweight bout is part of several bouts lined up for the day, with the programme starting at 3pm. The main bout features …

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Zata arrives for camp

Eddie Chikamhi Senior Sports Reporter MATIFADZA Zata will make his first trip to Zimbabwe in 15 years today when he jets in for the Young Warriors’ camp ahead of the Under-23 African Nations Cup football qualifier against Mozambique set for next week. The teenage midfielder, who played for Scotland at …

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Bako, Manuel resume Moto-X rivalry

Collin Matiza Sports Editor IT will be all work and no play for some of the country’s top junior and senior motocross riders when they once again congregate at the cathedral of local motorsport — Donnybrook Park — in Harare tomorrow morning. They will battle in second round of the …

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Liverpool out to steal a march on City

Riding the crest of a wave after their superb victory over Bayern Munich, Liverpool have the perfect opportunity to edge back in front in a titanic English Premier League football title race at struggling Fulham tomorrow. With leaders Manchester City continuing their audacious pursuit of a quadruple the previous day …

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Bangladesh cricket team escape fatal shooting

Bangladesh’s cricket team escaped a fatal shooting at a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, yesterday. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said 49 people were yesterday killed in “terrorist attacks” at two mosques, while more than 40 people are seriously injured. The Bangladesh team arrived at the Al Noor mosque, near the …

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Zifa pursue Cosafa dreams

Petros Kausiyo Deputy Sports Editor ZIFA have not given up hopes of staging the 2019 COSAFA Cup tournament and have embarked on a re-engagement drive with the Government and the regional body’s authorities to try and find a breakthrough. The Government announced last month, through the Minister of Youth, Sport, …

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Sharuko on Saturday

SOMEWHERE in the media blitz that accompanied the horror of a plane crash which killed 157 people in Ethiopia this week, I read the touching story of a newly-wed Indian who perished just minutes after texting her husband. Shaika Garg had tied the knot three months earlier to Soumya Battacharya, …

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Spurs face City, United draw Barca

Tottenham have been drawn against Manchester City in an all-English Champions League football quarter-final tie, while Manchester United will face Barcelona. In the other two ties, last season’s finalists Liverpool were drawn against Porto, while Real Madrid’s conquerors Ajax will face Juventus in a rematch of the 1973 and 1996 …

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In-form Craig Ervine on fire

ANOTHER Craig Ervine masterpiece, this time of 73 not out, was the backbone of the match-winning Tuskers total of 189-4 against Rhinos in a Domestic Twenty20 Competition at Harare Sports Club yesterday. Tuskers won by 83 runs. Rhinos shaped up badly in reply and could only manage a total of …

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