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Spurs keeper Lloris banned from driving

LONDON. — Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris has been fined £50 000 and banned from driving for 20 months after pleading guilty to one count of drink-driving at Westminster Magistrates’ Court. Lloris (31) admitted being more than twice the drink-drive limit when he was stopped in the early hours on August …

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Brazil hammer El Salvador

WASHINGTON. — Richarlison capped his first full start for Brazil by scoring twice as the South American soccer giants thrashed El Salvador 5-0 at the FedEx Field on Tuesday. The 21-year-old , who was signed by English Premier League side Everton from Watford earlier this year for $52 million, produced …

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Defiant OZ paper reprints Serena cartoon

MELBOURNE.— An Australian newspaper defiantly republished a controversial cartoon of tennis star Serena Williams on its front-page yesterday, slapping aside “politically correct” accusations that the drawing was racist and sexist. Melbourne’s Herald Sun cartoonist Mark Knight’s caricature of Williams throwing a tantrum at the US Open, was originally printed on …

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Forgotten man of SA rugby

CAPE TOWN. — The Springboks are in Wellington this week preparing to become the first South African side since 2009 to win a Test match in New Zealand. No Bok coach since Peter de Villiers has won in New Zealand and, remarkably, he did it twice in as many years …

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Dlodlo to defend title

Takudzwa Chitsiga Sports Reporter HAVING burst on the big stahe as an unknown entity in 2013, national bodybuilding champion, Ndumiso Dlodlo, will return home to defend his title at the Sharon Hall in Milton Park in the capital. Mr and Ms Zimbabwe is the premier bodybuilding contest in the countr. …

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Anderson hailed by Cook

LONDON. — James Anderson was hailed as “England’s greatest cricketer” by the retiring Alastair Cook on Tuesday shortly after he became the most prolific fast bowler in Test history. Anderson overtook Australia great Glenn McGrath’s tally of 563 wickets when he knocked out Mohammed Shami’s middle stump as England bowled …

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Nichrut boost survival hopes, Shabanie in trouble

Mukudzei Chingwere in GWERU NICHRUT edged Bulawayo City 1-0 yesterday, but alarm bells are now ringing at Shabanie Mine who were held to a goalless draw by Yadah Stars at Maglas. Ephraim Mwinga’s first half penalty was all Nichrut needed for their full points. The Bulawayo side arrived just 10 …

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Starlet off to UK

Sports Reporter THE winner of the Unilever sponsored Shield-Chelsea football talent search, Joseph Mandevani, left the country on Tuesday for a five-day football camp in London where he will rub shoulders with the London club’s legends. The 19-year-old footballer will join youths from other African countries who will combine to …

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Kadoma win Super Six tourney

Takudzwa Chitsiga Sports Reporter KADOMA Cricket club were crowned the annual Chegutu Super Six Cricket bash champions after they got the better of hosts Chegutu in the final over the weekend. Chegutu had dominated the tournament for the past four years but they finally let the title slip through their …

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Usyk wants Joshua’s heart

LONDON. — Oleksandr Usyk is “looking for the heart of the king” of British world heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua, his team have threatened. The undisputed cruiserweight champion Usyk is locked in negotiations to defend his four belts against Tony Bellew in November in the UK, but has made no …

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