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Vincent Hogg bounces back as Zimbabwe Cricket MD

By Sports Reporter FORMER Zimbabwe international cricketer Vincent Hogg has made a return to local cricket administration after being appointed interim managing director of Zimbabwe Cricket. The 66-year-old who previously served in the same role for two years before resigning in 2004, replaces former acting ZC managing director Givemore Makoni who was suspended by the

USA beats Netherlands to win World Cup Women’s Football

BBC The United States won the Women’s World Cup for a record fourth time with as they eventually overpowered the Netherlands in Lyon. Megan Rapinoe’s penalty and Rose Lavelle’s fine run and finish gave the defending champions victory in the second half, after resilient first-half defending from the Dutch. Veteran winger Rapinoe’s calmly-slotted opener came

Dynamos coach Tonderai Ndiraya

PSL: Dynamos in stoppage winner

By Sports Reporter Ghanaian midfielder Robert Sackey rose from the bench to score an injury time winner on debut as Harare giants Dynamos grabbed their first set of three points in four home matches against Chapungu at Rufaro on Sunday. Dynamos went into the Afcon break at the back of a narrow loss to rivals

Javier Aguirre

Egypt sack coach after shock AFCON exit against South Africa

BBC Egypt have sacked head coach Javier Aguirre after the hosts suffered a shock defeat by South Africa in the last-16 of the Africa Cup of Nation. The Pharaohs were the pre-tournament favourites but lost 1-0 in Cairo after Thembinkosi Lorch’s 85th minute winner. Egypt Football Association president Hany Abo Rida has also resigned, saying

South Africa’s Bafana Bafana stun Afcon hosts in last 16

KickOff Bafana Bafana secured passage to the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals after defeating hosts Egypt 1-0 at the Cairo International Stadium. Bafana made two changes from Monday’s loss to Morocco as Dean Furman returned while Thembinkosi Lorch was handed his first start of the campaign. The match headed off to a frantic start with

Caps United coach Lloyd Chitembwe

PSL: FC Platinum march on, CAPS lose, Bosso draw

By Sports Reporter HARARE giants CAPS United’s title charge suffered a major blow after succumbing to a 1-0 defeat at ZPC Kariba while champions FC Platinum overcame the absence of several players to grind out an important 1-0 victory against Manica Diamonds at Mandava Stadium on Sunday. Makepekepe, who have now failed to register a

Diaspora Insurance wheels WC bound Zim Gems who arrive to rapturous welcome

By Staff Reporter THE Zimbabwe Netball Team arrived in Manchester to a rapturous welcome by their UK based fans and were soon driven on a luxurious coach by their new found United Kingdom benefactor Diaspora Funeral Cover who will be responsible for their transport and logistics during their stay in England. They touched down in

Tavengwa Mukuhlani

Blow for suspended ZC board

By Sports Reporter THE suspended Tavengwa Mukuhlani-led Zimbabwe Cricket Board suffered another blow after the High Court dismissed, with costs, its urgent chamber application seeking to overturn the decision of the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC). ZC’s ousted board had sought reprieve at the higher court following its suspension for going against the SRC’s directive

Archford Gutu

Ndiraya backs DeMbare new signings Gutu, Nhivi

By Sports Reporter Dynamos coach Tonderai Ndiraya is purring after getting his mid-season transfer business off the ground with the signing of former players Archford Gutu and Simba Nhivi as premier league action returns this weekend. The Harare giants face airmen Chapungu at Rufaro on Sunday but the two new signings will not feature this

Mighty Warriors handed fair Cosafa Cup draw

By Sports Reporter FOLLOWING a disappointing Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals campaign by the senior Zimbabwe national men’s football team, focus shifts to the women’s team, the Mighty Warriors who were drawn in Group C alongside Mozambique, Angola and Eswatini at the 2019 Cosafa Women Championship in Johannesburg, South Africa on Wednesday. South Africa

Coco Gauff

Wimbledon 2019: Coco Gauff beats Magdalena Rybarikova to reach third round

BBC Coco Gauff’s fairytale introduction to Wimbledon continued with a second-round victory over Magdalena Rybarikova that belied her years. The 15-year-old American qualifier needed just one hour nine minutes to beat her Slovakian opponent 6-3 6-3 under Court One’s new roof. Gauff, who beat five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams on Monday, will play Slovenia’s Polona

Sunday Chidzambwa

Chidzambwa takes blame, pleads for time to take Zim to 2022 WC

By Staff Reporter ZIMBABWE suffered a humiliating 4-0 defeat to DRC on Sunday which blew away their prospects of reaching the knockout stages of the tournament for the first time. Speaking on the Sunday’s result, Chidzambwa admitted that the technical team needs to adopt a different approach on selecting the players next time. “If you

Khama Billiat

DRC embarrass Warriors

Eurosport DR Congo put themselves in the hunt for a place in the knockout stages of the Africa Cup of Nations with a 4-0 thumping of Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe’s problems at the 30 June Stadium in Cairo began just before kick-off when goalkeeper George Chigova was injured during the warm-up, with Elvis Chipezeze stepping in for

Tendai Darikwa has rallied the Warriors ahead of the crunch tie against the DRC on Sunday

Sink or swim for Warriors: Darikwa challenges teammates to score more goals

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE international defender, Tendayi Darikwa has challenged his teammates to be more clinical in front of goal, ahead of their crucial Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) final Group A match against Democratic Republic of Congo, at the 30 June Stadium in Cairo on Sunday. Darikwa has been a key member in the

Zifa and the Warriors have reportedly found each other in Egypt and Sunday's tie against DRC is on

Warriors agree to play DRC after bonus stand-off is resolved

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE will not be withdrawing from the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals underway in Egypt after all. This is despite a misunderstanding between the Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) and players over the payment of outstanding allowances, a senior official at the local football mother body has said. Zifa board member Farai

Nyasha Mushekwi

AFCON: Mushekwi doubtful for Uganda clash

By Sports Reporter WARRIORS striker Nyasha Mushekwi is doubtful for Zimbabwe’s all-important 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Group A clash against Uganda on Wednesday evening after limping off the field with a knee injury during the 1-0 defeat to hosts Egypt in the opening match of the tournament in Cairo last Friday. The China-based forward,