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Top Junior Motocross Riders Committed to Team Zim

Three of the country’s top junior motocross riders, cousins Emmanuel and Munyaradzi Bako; and Tanya Muzinda have committed themselves to represent Zimbabwe at this year’s FIM Africa Motocross of African Nations Championships at Mindola Motocross Park in Kitwe, Zambia, in August. The Bogwheelers Club, who run the motorcycling sport of …

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There Is Only One Beast

As a number of countries celebrate the heroics of their sporting stars, who are illuminating the FIFA World Cup in Russia, rugby superstar Tendai “Beast” Mtawarira has been giving Zimbabweans a reason to smile with his historic exploits for the Springboks of South Africa. The 32-year-old’s name has been trending …

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All eyes on Messi

MOSCOw. – Argentina head into their second World Cup match against Croatia tonight knowing they are already facing a potentially decisive 90 minutes in their quest for glory. The match kicks-off at 8pm. Jorge Sampaoli’s side were held to a 1-1 draw in their opening game by tournament debutants Iceland, …

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Zim players in African Junior Teams champs

Ellina Mhlanga Sports Reporter TENNIS Zimbabwe administrator Cliff Nhokwara says they are optimistic of their development initiatives with three Under-14 boys set to represent the country at the African Junior Teams championships in Hammamet, Tunisia. The championships are set to run from June 25 to 30, but before that, participating …

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ICC Tours programme released

DUBAI. — The International Cricket Council, on behalf of its Members, yesterday released the men’s Future Tours Programme from 2018-2023. The FTP provides clarity and certainty around all bilateral international fixtures and incorporates all three formats of the game. The result of a significant collective effort from the Members, with …

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Drag racers back at Donnybrook

Collin Matiza Sports Editor DONNYBROOK Raceway, the home of local motorsport, will once again come alive this Sunday when the Sables Dragpro Club stage the second round of the country’s most popular motor racing event – the hp lubes Castrol Drag Racing series. The opening round of the 2018 Drag …

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France vow to up the ante

YEKATERINBURG. – With their title rivals failing to fire, France have vowed to ramp up the intensity and put their stamp on the World Cup with victory over Peru today. The match kicks-off at 5pm. Didier Deschamps’s team were far from fluid against Australia in their opening game in Russia, …

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Costa keeps Spain in the hunt

MOSCOW. – Spain squeezed 1-0 past dogged Iran in their World Cup Group B encounter last night thanks to a fortuitous goal from Diego Costa, but the Europeans suffered a string of second-half scares. The veteran forward notched his third goal in two games when Ramin Rezaeian’s attempted clearance bounced …

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Limping Dynamos to reinforce squad

Tadious Manyepo Sports Reporter DYNAMOS assistant coach Lloyd Chigowe says the team will focus on reinforcing all its departments in the mid-season transfer window period as they eye a strong finish to the season. The Glamour Boys have struggled in the first half of the season, amassing just 20 points …

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IAAF World Under-20 champs: Zim ups preps

Ellina Mhlanga Sports Reporter WITH seven athletes having already qualified for the IAAF World Under-20 championships in Tampere, Finland, next month, director in charge of junior development Silas Muringani says preparations are already in full swing. Some of the local athletes are training in Botswana. The championships will be held …

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