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Fabisch’s Foe – 25 Years After He Quit

Twenty-five years have passed since he blew his whistle for the final time but Gambian referee, Alhaji Ebrima Faye, has absolutely no doubt about his biggest assignment. It’s a career in which he flirted with controversy and even the absurd scenario of doubling up, both as a referee and a …

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Adventures of Long Trip Across the Planet

Ridiculously long hours at airports to catch connecting flights, being stalked by a dodgy stranger in an unfriendly faraway foreign country, subjected to blatant corruption by immigration officials: this could make a great script in the story of a trip made in hell. It, however, becomes an adventure of sorts …

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Harare City Council Extend Stadia Renovations Deadline

The Harare City Council have revised the time frames by which they intend to complete renovations at Gwanzura and Rufaro. The municipality have extended the initial deadlines, by at least one month, after work was hampered by the nationwide lockdown in the past weeks. Procurement of material, and sourcing of …

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Munetsi Relishes Europa League Chance

After recently completing a memorable debut season in the French Ligue 1, Zimbabwe international midfielder Marshall Munetsi is relishing the chance of competing with some of the best players in Europe next season when he makes his debut in the UEFA Europa League next season. Munetsi is set to become …

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Streak Regrets Not Smashing 300-Test Wicket Barrier

FORMER Zimbabwe cricket captain and coach Heath Streak believes he could have joined the exclusive club of 300-Test wicket takers had he added a few more seasons to his playing career. Taking 300 or more wickets across a playing career is considered a significant achievement in Test cricket . The …

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Tennis Academy Feels the Heat

A Masvingo-based tennis academy say they have begun to feel the COVID-19 effects, especially among their coaches, who rely on payments from parents. Inspiration Academy, which was founded by Privy Fanisai and cater for all age-groups, has been affected since sport was frozen across the country in March. Although sponsorship …

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Bosso Yet to Hunt for Coaches

HIGHLANDERS are yet to start the hunt for junior coaches to replace those who quit en-masse. Dan Ngwenya was the last coach to walk out of the Bulawayo giants camp. Reports had indicated former midfielder, Mthulisi Maphosa, had expressed interest in guiding the Bosso juniors. However, he is said to …

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Zifa Commit to Paying Referees

THE ZIFA Referees Committee have assured their members the association is processing the disbursement of the $2 000 bailout they promised the match officials. The money is meant to assist the referees during the ongoing national lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Early this month, ZIFA announced, following a meeting …

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Coventry Launches Culture Week

By Tafadzwa Zimoyo Senior Arts Reporter Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation Minister Kirsty Coventry has encouraged arts practitioners to use various online platforms to celebrate Culture Week, which kicked off yesterday. She made the remarks during an online address to launch the week that will run up to May 23 …

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