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Brendan Taylor

Taylor shines in Sri Lanka Premier League debut

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE cricket team star Brendan Taylor struck an unbeaten half century on debut which earned him the player of the match accolade as Kandy Tuskers finally won their first match in Lanka Premier League (LPL) after defeating Galle Gladiators by 25 runs Monday. Taylor’s entertaining innings of 51 runs from just balls

Felisitus Kwangwa

Gems star Felisitus Kwangwa joins top English side Surrey Storm

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE netball team captain Felisitus Kwangwa has become the first local player to be signed by a top European team from the domestic scene after completing a move to top English side Surrey Storm’s squad for 2021 Vitality Netball Superleague season. The Zimbabwe Gems’ captain was one of the top performers at

Chamu Chibhabha

Confident Zimbabwe Targets T20 Success Against Pakistan

By Sports Reporter AFTER managing a confidence boosting super over win in the final One Day International (ODI) against Pakistan on Tuesday, Zimbabwe will be hoping to carry their good form onto the shortest format of the game when they take on the hosts on the first Twenty20 International (T20I) in Rawalpindi on Saturday. Zimbabwe

Blessing Muzarabani

Muzarabani Stars As Zimbabwe Stun Pakistan In Thrilling Super Over

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE finally ended their losing streak in One Day Internationals (ODIs) after collecting their first ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League points following a thrilling super-over victory over Pakistan in the third and final ODI in Rawalpindi on Tuesday. The Chevrons’ super over win helped them open their account in the

Boxing star Dereck Chisora

Chisora targeting victory against Oleksandr Usyk

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE-BORN heavyweight boxing star Dereck Chisora believes he will need to pull off one of the biggest wins of his career when he takes on Oleksandr Usyk at Wembley Arena in London on Saturday night if he is to set up a bout against Anthony Joshua. The 33-year-old Usyk is a former

Wesley Madhevere

Madhevere confident of Pakistan upset

By Sports Reporter PROMISING Zimbabwe national all-rounder Wesley Madhevere believes that the Chevrons are well capable of causing an upset against Pakistan when the two nations clash in the upcoming series, which begins with the first One-day International (ODI) in Rawalpindi on Friday. Zimbabwe will be hoping for a good series against the former World

Chevrons boss Lalchand Rajput

Chevrons coach backs youngsters to shine 

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE national cricket team coach Lalchand Rajput has urged the young players in the Chevrons squad to seize their opportunity during the upcoming limited overs series against Pakistan as he looks to add new blood in his ageing side. From the squad that is currently touring Pakistan for the One Dai International

Sikandar Raza

Pakistan-Born Raza Excited To Play Against Country Of Birth

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE cricket team all-rounder Sikandar Raza has expressed his delight at the prospect of playing against his country of birth when the Chevrons face Pakistan in the upcoming limited-overs series in Rawalpindi. The 32-year-old was born in the Pakistan city of Sialkot before immigrating to Zimbabwe with his parent in 2001 at

Fortunate...Fortunate Chidzivo

Fortunate Chidzivo sets national record at World Half Marathon champs

By Sports Reporter ONE of Zimbabwe’s leading female long-distance runners, Fortunate Chidzivo set a new national record of one hour 10 minutes, 50 seconds (1,10:50) despite finishing 27th at the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships in Gdynia, Poland on Saturday. The 33-year-old Chidzivo was Zimbabwe’s sole representative in the prestigious race which attracted some of

President Emmerson Mnangagwa shows off his cricket shirt at the launch of Zimbabwe Cricket tourism initiative

ZTA unveiled as Zim Cricket shirt sleeve sponsor

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE Cricket (ZC) is set to receive US$870 000 over three years from the government through the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) after entering into a partnership aimed at marketing the country as a tourism destination of choice. The promotional campaign which was officially launched by President Emmerson Mnagangwa at the State House

Blessing Muzarabani

Muzarabani named in Zimbabwe squad for Pakistan tour

By Sports Reporter RISING fast bowler Blessing Muzarabani has been named in Zimbabwe’s squad for the limited-overs series in Pakistan as he looks to resume his international career, two years after ditching the Chevrons in favor of a move to England. The 24-year-old fast bowler comes at an important tour for the Zimbabwe side which

Rugby training and competitive activities to resume

By Mbekezeli Ncube THE Sports and Recreation Commission Wednesday gave the green light to the Zimbabwe Rugby Union (ZRU) to resume competitive and training services as Covid-19 restrictions are slowly being eased by the government. In an interview with NewZimbabwe.com, ZRU Media and Communication Manager, Simba Dangah said they are liaising with their medical committee

Zimbabwe Cricket launch new club competition

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE Cricket on Tuesday launched the National Premier League, an eight-team club competition which they hope will create a pathway for talented cricketers to impress and earn national team honours. The inaugural National Premier League will see the country’s nine top clubs, Amakhosi (formerly Emakhandeni Cricket Club), Queens Sports Club, Midwest, Takashinga,

Victoria Falls Marathon goes virtual due to Covid-19

By Sports Reporter The Econet Victoria Falls Marathon will move its 2020 event to a virtual format due to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, race organisers announced in a statement on Tuesday. This year’s edition of the Econet Victoria Falls Marathon, which draws international and local participants, was initially scheduled to take place on

Tatenda Taibu

Tatenda Taibu Sued Over Failure To Repay £35 000 Loan

By Mary Taruvinga FORMER Zimbabwe cricketer Tatenda Taibu is being sued by Prosper Karuru for failing to repay a £30 530 loan. Karuru is a brother to Zimbabwe national soccer player, Ovidy Karuru. In the summons now before the High Court, Karuru said the loan, according to their agreement was to be paid back by

Anesu Mushangwe

Lady Chevrons star Mushangwe shines in Australia

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE national women’s cricket team all-rounder, Anesu Mushangwe was rewarded for an impressive season in Australia after winning several accolades at the South Australia Cricket Association (SACA) awards ceremony held in Adelaide on Friday. The 24-year-old led spinner and top order batsman enjoyed a superb season, starring with both bat and ball

Tennis star Courtney Lock

Tennis ace Courtney Lock sidelined after undergoing surgery

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE tennis star Courtney Lock faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines after recently undergoing a double hip surgery in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. The 23-year-old’s surgery comes at a time when he was looking forward to returning to competitive tennis alongside his older brother Benjamin, after months on the sidelines due