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ZRP Reintroduces Sports Fund, Junior Cops Up in Arms

The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has reintroduced its controversial recreational fund in which funds are compulsorily deducted from all police officers’ salaries. However, the latest directive has left junior police officers fuming as they were not consulted over the issue amid fears the scheme is another plot by their seniors …

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Govt Announces List of Allowed Low-Risk Sports

Golf, swimming, tennis, and athletics are some of the low-risk sports that President Emmerson Mnangagwa has allowed to resume. In March this year, the government banned all sporting activities in the country as Zimbabwe grappled with containing the spread of the novel Covid-19 pandemic. However, Saturday, Mnangagwa announced that players …

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Manyuchi Misses Sparring Sessions

Sports Reporter A PUNCH bag and a gym is all what World Boxing Federation middleweight champion, Charles Manyuchi, has at his house for training. Since the postponement of his title defence, which was originally scheduled for April 4 at the Harare International Conference Centre, Manyuchi has successfully managed to keep …

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Business Backs Lockdown Extension

Business leaders yesterday supported President Mnangagwa’s decision to extend the national Covid-19 lockdown indefinitely but at level two with periodic reviews fortnightly, saying the policy would save both lives and the economy. The national lockdown has helped the country keep the number of Covid-19 confirmed cases at low levels but …

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Zim Athletes Dealt Body Blow

ZIMBABWEAN athletes have been dealt a body blow as they will miss out from the US$500 000 bailout fund after World Athletics said part of the criteria for eligibility is for one to have qualified for the 2020 Olympics. While the world sporting extravaganza was pushed forward to next year, …

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Willard Katsande Remembers His Roots

KAIZER CHIEFS midfielder, Willard Katsande, has donated grocery hampers worth over R50 000 to the needy in his rural home in Mutoko. The former Warriors skipper, who was raised in the Mashonaland East district, sent a truckload of the goodies from his base in South Africa. The items were distributed …

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Lightning Strikes Twice for Lady Chevrons

IT feels like being bowled out for a duck. The pain, the dejection, that long walk back to the dressing rooms. That’s what the Lady Chevrons could be feeling after the International Cricket Council this week announced the postponement of the ICC Women’s World Cup qualifiers. The qualifiers for the …

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Ex-Sables Star’s Message Receives Lofty Endorsement

An interview we carried last week on the views of Gerald Sibanda, a former Zimbabwe rugby international, reached audiences far and wide across the planet — containing some significant weight and probably likely to help shape agenda on the future of a game struggling to shed off its elitist image …

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SRC Say Sport Remains On Hold Amid Interactions On Way Forward

THE Sport and Recreation Commission have maintained that sport remains on hold in this country pending more consultations on the way forward. There are hopes that, when the curtain is finally lifted, domestic cricket could be back in action earlier than football. The Ministry of Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation …

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