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Maurizio Sarri

Maurizio Sarri sacked as Juventus manager after one season

BBC Italian giants Juventus have sacked Maurizio Sarri as manager after just one season. Sarri guided Juventus to a ninth straight Serie A title but they were knocked out of the Champions League by Lyon at the last-16 stage. Juve won 2-1 in Turin on Friday but the French side progressed on away goals. Italian

Prince Dube

Prince Dube set for Bosso exit

By Sports Reporter HIGHLANDERS appear to have resigned themselves to losing free scoring striker Prince Dube amid reports linking him with a move to an unnamed side outside the country. Dube, whose contract expires in December, is reportedly keen on a move back to South Africa after failing to secure a move to a second

Zim Rugby targets 2023 World Cup qualification

By Sports Reporter  The Zimbabwe Rugby Union (ZRU) has lined up a busy schedule which includes taking part in the Currie Cup First Division in South Africa as well as a possible end of year tour of Netherlands in a bid to prepare the Sables for 2023 France World Cup qualification. Meetings with Germany and

The victorious Zimbabwe women's hockey team celebrate after winning a gold medal at the Moscow Games in 1980

Zimbabwe’s Olympic hockey champions celebrate 40th anniversary

insidethegames.biz ZIMBABWE’S 1980 gold medal-winning hockey captain Ann Grant has revealed how a journal written by team members 40 years ago has helped them celebrate the anniversary of their victory despite coronavirus-related restrictions on physical gatherings preventing a reunion. Grant told insidethegames: “When we were in Moscow, we had a wonderful coach in Anthea Stewart.

Khama Billiat

Sports stars add voice to #ZimbabweanLivesMatter protest

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE’S leading sports personalities have joined their fellow compatriots in the online protest #ZimbabweanLivesMatter which has gone viral globally by denouncing corruption and human rights abuses by the government. There has been an outpouring of outrage in Zimbabwe after journalists, opposition politicians and human rights activists who have spoken against the government

Marvelous Nakamba

Trabzonspor renew interest in Nakamba with loan proposal

By Sports Reporter Turkey football giants Trabzonspor are set to renew interest in Zimbabwe international Marvelous Nakamba by offering the defensive midfielder the chance to move to the Turkish Super Lig on a loan move from English Premier League side Aston Villa. Trabzonspor were initially linked with Nakamba three months ago having identified him as

Knowledge Musona

Musona Scores For KAS Eupen In Pre-Season Friendly

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE Warriors captain Knowledge Musona appears to be in top form ahead of the start of the new Belgian Pro-League season after scoring for his club KAS Eupen in their 2-2 draw against fellow topflight side Sint Truiden on Friday night. The 30-year-old forward who was recently given the popular number 10

Tivonge Rushesha

Tivonge Rushesha’s Premier League Hopes Dashed

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWEAN teenage defender Tivonge Rushesha’s hopes of joining compatriot Marvellous Nakamba in the English Premier League suffered a major blow after his club Swansea City lost to Brentford in the English Football League Championship playoff semi-finals at Wembley Stadium on Wednesday night. The 18-year-old right-back, who recently graduated from the club’s Under-23

Raring to go but now grounded… Faith Drive Queens walk into Sakubva Stadium for the final of the annual Mai Hondo Girls Soccer Tournament last year. They went on to win the tournament, but 2020 has been a difficult year.

Women’s football feel pinch of COVID-19

…In Mutare, a coach fears drug abuse, pregnancies as lockdown grounds club By Richard Zimunya Mutare: While much attention is focused on how COVID-9 has wreaked havoc in men’s football, few are paying attention to the worst affected league: women’s football. In Manicaland province, a coach fears for the future of the club, and his

Sikandar Raza

Cricketer Raza Off Of Caribbean Premier League

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE national cricket team all-rounder Sikandar Raza left the country on Tuesday for  Trinidad and Tobago, in the Caribbean ahead of his participation in the eighth edition of the Caribbean Premier League. The 34-year-old cricketer will feature for the record holders of the competition Trinbago Knight Riders, a franchise based in Port

Macauley Bonne

Burnley Among Five Clubs Chasing Macauley Bonne

By Sports Reporter ENGLISH Premier League side Burnley together with Championship sides Derby County and Fulham are amongst a host of clubs that are chasing the signature of red hot Zimbabwe international striker Macauley Bonne. The 24-year-old London-born Zimbabwean who has a market value of £1 million appeared on course to play in the third

Chevrons To Feature In Newly Formed Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE is set to feature in the inaugural ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League which was officially confirmed by the International Cricket Council on Monday. The newly formed global tournament which gets underway Thursday when world 50-over champions England face Ireland in Southampton was introduced to bring context to One Day

Marvelous Nakamba

Marvelous Nakamba’s Aston Villa survives relegation

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE international Marvelous Nakamba’s Aston Villa will have another dance with the lucrative English Premier League next season after the club remarkably survived relegation on the last day of the season on Sunday. Nakamba was introduced as a substitute with 14 minutes remaining of the encounter and put on a solid show as

Watford, Bournemouth relegated from Premier League on final day

AFP Watford and Bournemouth were relegated from the Premier League on the final day of the season on Sunday. Watford’s 3-2 defeat at Arsenal condemned them to 19th place, while third bottom Bournemouth’s 3-1 win at Everton wasn’t enough to save them. Aston Villa’s 1-1 draw at West Ham ensured they stayed up at Bournemouth’s

Xavi Hernandez

Xavi tests positive for Covid-19 ahead of Qatar league restart

Reuters Al-Sadd coach Xavi Hernandez, the former Barcelona and Spain midfielder, said on Saturday he had tested positive for Covid-19 but was asymptomatic. Xavi, who renewed his contract with the Qatari club on July 5, said he will self-isolate as his team prepare for their first match on Saturday after the Qatar Stars League (QSL)