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Mountaineers Eye Title Defence

MOUNTAINEERS will be looking to make it three first-class titles in a row as they begin their Logan Cup defence away to Rhinos at Kwekwe Sports Club, while Eagles will be hosting Tuskers at Harare Sports Club in the season-opening fixtures beginning today. The four-day matches will be followed by …

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It’s a Platinum Double

By Mukudzei Chingwere Premiership champions FC Platinum completed a league and cup double when they overcame Triangle in the Castle Challenge Cup at Mandava yesterday that provided a fine warm-up to their upcoming clash against CNaPS of Madagascar. FC Platinum will hosts CNaPS in a Champions League preliminary round, second …

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Hosts Win 30th Danhiko Games

By Ellina Mhlanga The curtain came down on the 30th edition of the Danhiko Annual Paralympic Games yesterday in Harare with the hosts being crowned overall winners after accumulating 171 points. The Games attracted 83 clubs from across the country and participants took part in wheelchair basketball, netball, athletics, swimming, …

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FIFA, Zifa Poll Pact

By Petros Kausiyo FIFA and ZIFA have struck an understanding on the roadmap for the association’s elections with the world soccer governing body giving the greenlight for the poll dates to be deferred by 15 days following the re-admission of Felton Kamambo and Gift Banda into the race. Kamambo and …

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Spurs fan banned

Tottenham Hotspur have banned a fan indefinitely from attending further games, with immediate effect, after a banana skin was thrown onto the pitch during Sunday’s English Premier League soccer match with Arsenal. The incident happened at the Emirates after 10 minutes when the Arsenal players celebrated Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s penalty, which …

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Banda endorses Zifa polls

Mukudzei Chingwere Sports Reporter ASPIRING ZIFA vice-presidential candidate Gift Banda turned on the heat on fellow contestants yesterday when he endorsed the re-arranged association’s polls, indicating he was happy and ready for the new December 16 date. In a move that virtually snubs overtures by presidential candidate Felton Kamambo to …

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Simbanegavi rallies Team Zim

THE Deputy Minister of Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation, Yeukai Simbanegavi, has challenged the young athletes to represent the country at this year’s African Union Sports Council Region Five Under-20 Youth Games to turn on their best shows. Botswana capital Gaborone, will be the host city of the Games from …

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SA set to host AFCON finals

South Africa Football Association said on Sunday it is considering making a bid to host the African Cup of Nations finals in 2019 after Cameroon was dramatically stripped of the continental showpiece. Though South Africa has much of the necessary infrastructure after hosting the 2010 World Cup, cost could be …

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Gayle wins lawsuit

West Indies cricket star Chris Gayle on Monday won a $221 000 payout from an Australian media group which claimed he exposed his genitals to a massage therapist. The all-rounder was accused by Fairfax Media, publisher of The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, in a series of stories in …

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Mark Hughes fired

Mark Hughes has been sacked as Southampton manager after 10 matches without a victory in the English Premier League. Saints chiefs have given the Welshman his marching orders after a poor start to the campaign, ending his tenure after nine months. The decision comes after the Saints drew 2-2 with …

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