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Zim Cricket Seals Ihsan Kit Deal for Pakistan Tour

Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) has clinched a kit deal with Ihsan International for the upcoming limited-overs series in Pakistan. The sponsorship package, worth US$30 000, will see the Pakistan-based sports goods manufacturer supplying playing, training and travel wear to Zimbabwe’s touring players and members of the support staff. “I am delighted …

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Mighty Warriors Set for Cosafa Tourney

THE Mighty Warriors will take part at the COSAFA Championships in South Africa next month, pending authority being granted by the authorities. ZIFA board member, Sugar Chagonda, confirmed last year that the country’s teams will take part at the regional tournament. Reports, earlier in the day, had suggested ZIFA were …

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ZC Launch Women’s Tournaments

Zimbabwe Cricket have launched two new domestic cricket competitions for women. For the first time, the women’s teams will play in the domestic 50-over and the T20 tournaments under the association’s auspices. The competitions, which are expected to run until the end of the year, were unveiled this afternoon at …

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Siblings Make Hockey Squad

AS the Hockey Association of Zimbabwe announced squads for next year’s Central-South Africa tournament, and the Under-21 Junior World Cup qualifiers, one of the highlight was the presence of several siblings who made the squads. Some made both the senior men, and women, as well as the Under-21 men and …

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Pasipamire Rallies Chidzivo

SEASONED long-distance runner, Cephas Pasipamire, is hopeful Fortunate Chidzivo’s participation at the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships is a crucial step for her. The rescheduled event is set for this Saturday in Gdynia, Poland, with elite men and women taking part. Chidzivo is chasing qualification for marathon. “I can say …

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Giant Stadium Gets CAF Reprieve

THE Government’s huge investment into refurbishing the National Sports Stadium has borne immediate dividends with the giant facility being cleared to host the blockbuster 2021 AFCON qualifier against African champions Algeria. The match, scheduled for November 16, had originally been set for a venue outside this country after CAF banned …

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Muhambi’s Bitter-Sweet Rugby Return

SABLES eighthman, Osborne Muhambi, should have been one of the happiest men, right now, following the return of competitive rugby. But, he also has a number of reasons to be worried. The Harare Sports Club skipper, who had planned to retire from the game at the end of this year, …

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Lily Blue Gallops Down South for Greener Pastures

AFTER dominating Borrowdale Park races, Lily Blue has moved to South Africa where she took part in her first race on Sunday and managed a place. Formerly trained by Bridget Stidolph, at Borrowdale Park, Lily Blue, the daughter of Black Minnaloushe (USA), is now in Paul Matchett’s yard in Gauteng. …

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Mudimu Sees Positives in Malawi Draw

WARRIORS defender, Alec Mudimu, believes coach Zdravko Logarusic has a good core of players, to build on, going forward. The player, who plies his trade at Sherriff Tiraspol in Moldova, was one of the five regulars who took part in a dull international friendly goalless draw against Malawi in Blantyre …

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Swimmers Back to Pool

LOCAL swimmers will this year have a different experience for the national sprint gala that is usually held in Mutare. It will be held at three different venues across the country. The swimming season got underway, in earnest, with Harare hosting the first gala last month. Bulawayo had theirs on …

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