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Douglas Tanyanyiwa Dies

By Eddie Chikamhi Zimbabwean football yesterday woke up to some depressing news following the death of Douglas Tanyanyiwa, a former Dynamos benefactor and owner of ex-Premiership football club Douglas Warriors. He was 64. Tanyanyiwa, who has been unwell for some time, died in the morning yesterday, a day after he …

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Sweswe unfazed by Chiefs defeat

BY TERRY MADYAUTA But the former Tsholotsho gaffer admits the match gave them the test they least expected. The league debutants handed the platinum miners their first defeat of the season which saw the Zvishavane-based side surrendering their position at the top of the log to Ngezi Platinum. FC Platinumis …

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Foreign flavour at JM Busha race

BY FREEMAN MAKOPA The National Athletics Association of Zimbabwe (NAAZ) has given the greenlight for the international athletes to compete. “There have been enquiries from other regional countries like Tanzania Swaziland and Zambia and although this one is a national event, we have decided to allow athletes from other countries …

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Kilrain favourite for Castle Tankard

BY HENRY MHARA The final field for the country’s highest-rated race was unveiled yesterday, with 10 horses on the race card. It is Kilrain, the seven-year-old bay gelding and trained by Mike de Kock, who has been rated the favourite with a 2/1 odds, with many predicting him to walk …

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ZGA hail Zim Open show

BY Kevin Mapasure ZGA president Gary Thompson described the Zimbabwe Open as one of the best tournaments in the Sunshine Tour, which attracts top golfers and he said for five locals to make the cut, it was a worthy achievement. Royal Harare Golf Club professional Ryan Cairns was the highest-placed …

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High noon for Mutasa

BY HENRY MHARA Mutasa’s men fell 1-0 to archrivals Caps United through a Denver Mukamba goal at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday, a defeat that left the team rooted second from the bottom on the log standings, and 16 points behind leaders Ngezi Platinum. Dynamos chairman Keni Mubaiwa yesterday …

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Zim tour of South Africa confirmed

by Kevin Mapasure Having toured South Africa for a Boxing Day Test last year, Zimbabwe will visit their neighbours between September and October. Cricket South Africa yesterday confirmed the tour, which precedes the visits of Sri Lanka and Pakistan, with the latter set to play a Boxing Day Test with …

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Douglas Tanyanyiwa passes on

BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA Tanyanyiwa, who was a staunch Dynamos supporter, had been battling cancer for some time and passed on after he failed to recover when his leg was amputated. He was 64. Tanyanyiwa led Douglas Warriors to the Northern Region championship in 2009 and played in the top-flight league …

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Refs castigate Antipas’ behaviour

BY NUNURAI JENA Referees committee chairperson Gladmore Muzambi confirmed the incident saying Ruzive told them that he was threatened by Antipas at half time. Ruzive reported that Antipas bugged into the referees dressing room at half time and said his players would not come out for the second half in …

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