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Nengomasha speaks on budding talent

Former Warriors captain Tinashe Nengomasha says the amount of attention dedicated to primary school budding footballers is crucial to transforming the competitiveness of Zimbabwe national team sides. As Zimbabwe seeks to find a formula for consistency on the African continent and a maiden World Cup qualification, Nengomasha reckons capturing budding …

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Warriors face Zebras on Independence Day

A Warriors select side of locally-based players will play Botswana in the President’s Cup on 18 April at the National Sports Stadium as part of the 2018 Independence Day celebrations. According to the ZIFA website www.zifa.org.zw, in Bulawayo, another match between Highlanders and Bulawayo City will be played on the same …

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Zim Open Golf pre-q tourney tees off

The Old Mutual sponsored Zimbabwe Open Golf pre-qualifying tournament teed off today with a record field of 94 entries. The tournament proper will run from Thursday the 19th through to Sunday the 22nd of this month at Royal Harare Golf Club in the capital. The pre-qualifying tournament has attracted a record 94 …

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SRC moves in to resolve netball impasse

The Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) met with the Zimbabwe Netball Association (ZINA) and a new netball splinter group trading under the name Rainbow League in order to iron out the impasse which has seen some teams jumping ship to join the well sponsored social league. The tussle for control …

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Cairns, Ferreira impress at Zambia Masters

BY DANIEL NHAKANISO The Zanaco Masters, formerly known as the Zambia Sugar Open, was the first tournament of the 2018-2019 Sunshine Tour wraparound season and carried a lucrative prize fund of R2 million. The duo of Stephen Ferreira and Ryan Cairns led the Zimbabwean charge after finishing seventh and 12 …

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Zim Amateur golf team impress

By FREEMAN MAKOPA The team which comprised David Amm (Cpt), Tafadzwa Nyamukondiwa, Tafara Mpofu, Thompson Masiya, Rashid Mohammed, Tatenda Makunde, Promise Sumbureiro and Conrad Makoto put up an impressive performance. A total of seven countries that included Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and hosts Zimbabwe participated at …

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Utd aid City to title

Old Trafford. — The only surprise, perhaps, is that Manchester United have kept the title race going as long as they have when they are capable of playing with this lack of sophistication. Their defeat means Manchester City are the new Premier League champions and, as if that was not …

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Semenya in the spotlight, again

JOHANNESBURG. — The difference between a Caster Semenya whose testosterone levels are suppressed with medication and a Caster Semenya who runs with what mother nature gave her is between six and seven seconds over in an 800m race. It follows that if the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) succeeds …

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Muripo comes first in Japan

Ellina Mhlanga Sports Reporter TOP karateka Samson Muripo continues to set the bar high for local fighters after he came first in the Young Master Kumite (36 to 46 years) open weight at the World So-Kyokushin All-Japan Karate tournament over the weekend in Shizuoka. The former world champion was leading …

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Ndoro case takes new twist

Johannesburg. — The Tendai Ndoro saga is certainly far from over after FIFA referred the matter involving his eligibility to play for Ajax Cape Town back to competent authorities in South Africa. According to the Urban Warriors, the FIFA Players’ Status Committee agreed that it doesn’t have the jurisdiction to …

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