FC Platinum lift premiership trophy with Ngezi defeat, as CAPS humiliated

By Sports Reporter CHAMPIONS FC Platinum put the icing on their 2018 championship glory when they beat season rivals Ngezi Platinum 1-0 on an afternoon they finally laid their hands on the premiership championship trophy at Mandava Stadium on Saturday. Striker Gift Mbweti ensured the home side received their trophy in style after scoring the

Draw against Nigeria leaves Bafana on an Afcon tightrope

Timeslive Nigeria were made to forget their Tokelo Rantie special deal as South Africa served up their new Percy Tau-Lebo Mothiba combo instead, Bafana Bafana toughing out a 1-1 2019 Africa Cup of Nations draw at FNB Stadium on Saturday. But somehow, in meetings with South Africa, more often than not Nigeria seem to come

Zimbabwe international Tendayi Darikwa

UK-based Darikwa bares soul; backs Warriors to beat Liberia and qualify for AFCON Finals

By Sports Reporter UK-BASED Zimbabwe international Tendayi Darikwa has expressed his delight at finally realising his dream of featuring for the Warriors in a competitive match after playing a key role in the back-to-back 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against DR Congo last month. In his first in-depth interview since making his international debut,

Charles Manyuchi

Charles Manyuchi to host international boxing tourney

By Sports Reporter FORMER World Boxing Council (WBC) silver welterweight champion Charles Manyuchi will host a 12-bout international tournament featuring fighters from Zimbabwe and neighbouring Zambia at Prince Edward School next Saturday (November 24). The international boxing tournament dubbed, “Rumble in the City” will be the third in a space of 12 months to be

Chipo Mugeri (left) and Modester Mupachikwa have been named in the Women's Global Development Squad

Zimbabwe duo in Women’s Global Development Cricket Side

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE national women’s cricket team stars Chipo Mugeri and Modester Mupachikwa have been handed a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to showcase their talent at the global stage. The two have been named in the Women’s Global Development Squad (WGDS) that will play in the run-up to the Women’s Big Bash League in Sydney, Australia.

Former Cameroon star Rigobert Song (C, pictured May 2014) is coaching the Olympics squad, who are expected to emerge overall winners in the second leg of a first-round qualifier for the 2020 Tokyo Games

Former Olympic champions Cameroon make winning start

By AFP Former Olympic football gold medallists Cameroon began their qualifying campaign for the 2020 Tokyo Games with a 3-0 home victory over Chad on Friday. The teams meet again Tuesday in N’Djamena in the second leg of a first-round qualifier and it would now be a major shock if the Rigobert Song-coached Cameroonians did

Bangladesh levels series with 218-run win against Zimbabwe in 2nd test

By Agencies Bangladesh routed visiting Zimbabwe by 218 runs in the second Test on day five at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Thursday. With this win, Bangladesh leveled the two-match series 1-1 as they lost the first game by 151 runs at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium last week. Bangladesh capitalised on a nice and flat

Warriors advantage as Liberia star ruled out for clash

By Sports Reporter LIBERIA have been dealt a major blow ahead of their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group G qualifier against Zimbabwe after their Norway based star striker Sam Johnson was ruled out of the crucial match to be played at the Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex in Monrovia on Sunday. Johnson, who

Philip Chiyangwa

Chiyangwa scorns ZIFA critics, says he runs Zim football from own pocket

By Robert Tapfumaneyi BOSSY businessman and current ZIFA president Philip Chiyangwa has boasted Zimbabwean football lived off his personal pocket while urging government to play a role in funding national team engagements. He was speaking in Harare Tuesday while accepting an Achievement Award by 10 ZIFA provincial chairpersons for his “unwavering support” and “development of

Wayne Rooney

Rooney excited for ‘great moment’ in England farewell

AFP Wayne Rooney says he is honoured to make a final appearance for England and happy for manager Gareth Southgate to decide his playing time Thursday against the United States. Former Manchester United star Rooney, in video comments released Monday by his Major League Soccer club DC United, detailed his excitement at earning his 120th

CRICKET: ‘Game is still evenly poised’ – Zimbabwe fielding coach Makunura

By HAVING watched Mushfiqur Rahim and Mominul Haque bat for close to two days after they had Bangladesh on the ropes at 26 for 3, Zimbabwe have been given a thorough lesson in how to apply themselves on a pitch that has occasionally offered something for the bowlers. “Our batters can learn a thing or two from him [Mushfiqur],

Liverpool’s Sturridge charged with breaching FA betting rules

By AFP Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been charged with misconduct in relation to alleged breaches of the Football Association’s betting rules, the English governing body announced Monday. The FA said the allegations related to events that took place in January of this year. Sturridge is alleged to have broken rules that prohibit the passing

Real Madrid reward interim boss Solari with permanent contract

By AFP Interim Real Madrid manager Santiago Solari was appointed permanent coach on Monday after overseeing a startling upturn in the European champions’ fortunes since he stepped in to replace Julen Lopetegui. “Everything is in order. Real Madrid have worked out his contract and there are no problems,” the Spanish football federation stated. Solari has

Tendai Chatara

Zimbabwe’s Chatara stretchered off with suspected quadriceps tear

By ESPNcricinfo Zimbabwe were dealt a major blow in the Mirpur Test against Bangladesh, after fast bowler Tendai Chatara was stretched off with a suspected Grade 2 tear on his left quadriceps muscle. The injury occurred in the 100th over of the Bangladesh first innings. Chatara pulled up while running in to deliver the over’s third ball,

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said his side had shown "fear" in a 3-1 derby win at home to Manchester United that returned the reigning Premier League champions to the top of the table

Man City back on top with derby win as Liverpool maintain title pursuit

By AFP Reigning champions Manchester City returned to the top of the Premier League with a 3-1 derby win at home to Manchester United on Sunday as Liverpool maintained their title charge with a 2-0 victory over basement club Fulham. Chelsea, like the top two, remained unbeaten in league action so far this season but