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Sikandar Raza

Sikandar Raza set for Abu Dhabi T10 League

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE cricket team all-rounder Sikandar Raza will have the opportunity to showcase his talent on the global stage as he is set to be the only local player to feature in the 2019 Abu Dhabi T10 League which gets underway in the United Arab Emirates on Friday. Raza, who was recently omitted

Tendai Mtawarira

Tendai “Beast” Mtawarira retires on a high

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE-BORN World Cup winning prop, Tendai Mtawarira has announced his retirement from international rugby after leading South Africa to glory in this year’s edition of rugby’s global showpiece event in Japan on Saturday. The 34-year-old veteran of 117 Tests confirmed his decision after a solid performance in his final match – Saturday’s

The late Artwell Mandaza

Athletics legend Artwell Mandaza dies 

By Sports Reporter  RENOWNED Zimbabwe athletics legend, Artwell Mandaza has died. He was 73. His death was confirmed by his son, Durai Mandaza who revealed the revered sprinter died of heart attack at Nzvimbo village in Chiweshe on Monday morning. Six years ago, Mandaza suffered a stroke that incapacitated him for almost two years before

Cheetahs coach Gilbert Nyamutsamba

Cheetahs braced for Tusker Safari Sevens

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE’S national Sevens rugby team will have an opportunity to test their preparedness ahead of next month’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games qualifier when they battle it out against some top teams in the Tusker Safari Sevens in Kenya. The Tusker Safari Sevens which takes place from Friday to Sunday at the RFUEA

Zim Cricket boss Tavengwa Mukhuhlani

Zimbabwe Cricket boss allays victimisation fears

By Sports Reporter  ZIMBABWE Cricket chairman Tavengwa Mukhuhlani says there will be no victimisation of players perceived to have been in support of the Sports and Recreation Commission’s decision to suspend his board June this year. The decision resulted in the country being suspended by the International Cricket Council (ICC). Senior national team players such

LATEST: ICC lifts Zimbabwe Cricket suspension

By Sports Reporter  ZIMBABWE Cricket was handed a much needed lifeline after cricket’s world governing body lifted the country’s suspension as a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday. Zimbabwe, who were suspended as a full member in July due to alleged government interference in the running of the game, were readmitted

Charles Manyuchi

Manyuchi survives overweight scare ahead of WBF title fight

By Sports Reporter TOP Zimbabwe boxer Charles Manyuchi suffered a major scare at the weigh in ahead of his World Boxing Federation (WBF) middleweight bout against Argentine Diago Gallardo which takes place at the Harare International Conference Centre this Saturday evening. Manyuchi appeared to have blown a golden opportunity to challenge for the world title

Coach Lalchand Rajput

Rajput laments Zimbabwe’s India tour cancellation

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE national cricket team coach Lalchand Rajput has lamented the cancellation of his team’s tour to India in January next year, describing it as a lost opportunity for local cricketers to showcase their talent against some of the best players in the world. The country’s hopes of being quickly reintegrated into the

Minister Kirsty Coventry

Kirsty Coventry meets all national sports associations

By Sports Reporter Sports, Arts and Recreation Minister Kirsty Coventry is this Saturday meeting all national sporting associations to apprise them on the new policy framework as well as to dissect problems bedevilling the sporting fraternity in the country. Coventry is expected to address the gathering which will bring together officials from her ministry, the

ZINA president Leticia Chipandu

SRC investigates Zimbabwe Netball Association (ZINA)

By Sports Reporter THE Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) has revealed that it is probing the operations of the Zimbabwe Netball Association (ZINA) amid allegations of “governance shortcomings”. The SRC did not specify its reasons for the probe of the Leticia Chipandu-led ZINA board but revealed that it was currently investigating the association and would

Charles Manyuchi

Manyuchi eyes WBF World Middleweight title

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE’S top boxer Charles Manyuchi will have his sights on the vacant World Boxing Federation (WBF) World Middleweight title when he makes a return to the ring against Diego Diaz Gallardo from Argentina at the at the Harare International Convention Centre on September 28. The 30-year-old former World Boxing Council (WBC) welterweight

Hamilton Masakadza

Hamilton Masakadza dumps Chevrons

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE national cricket team captain Hamilton Masakadza has announced that he will retire from all forms of international cricket after the conclusion of the Twenty20 International tri-series involving Bangladesh and Afghanistan between September 13 to 24. The 36 year-old opening batsman has been an integral member of the national team since becoming

Spar Bonsa Cancer fun walk set for September

By Mbekezeli Ncube THE seventh edition of the Spar Bonsa Cancer fun walk will take place on 14 September at Buster’s Sports Club in Hillside, Bulawayo. This year’s segment is held under the theme ‘Going back to our roots. One step at a time’. The event, which was launched in 2013, was formed with the

Zimbabwe U-19 cricket team embarks on SA tour

By Sports Reporter THE Zimbabwe’s Under-19 cricket team will become the first local side to feature in competitive cricket since the country’s suspension by the International Cricket Council (ICC) when they play four 50-over matches against South African academy and provincial youth sides starting on Monday. The limited overs tour forms part of the national

In-form Sables continue to rise in World Rankings

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE continue to make significant strides on the World Rugby rankings, with the Sables moving a further two places up the latest global standings from 35th to 33rd. This follows their hard fought 30-29 triumph over Kenya in a Victoria Cup fixture played at Hartsfield Rugby Ground on Saturday. The victory over

Bangladesh hopeful of Zim participation in Tri-series

By Sports Reporter BANGLADESH Cricket Board (BCB) is hopeful that Zimbabwe will be able to participate in the upcoming Twenty20 Series in the subcontinent nation following reports that the impasse between Zimbabwe Cricket and the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) is on the verge of being resolved. Zimbabwe was scheduled to travel to Bangladesh to

Sables wary of Kenya threat

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE national rugby team coach Brendan Dawson is wary of the threat posed by Kenya when the two sides clash in a crucial Victoria Cup fixture at Hartsfield Rugby Stadium in Bulawayo this Saturday. After managing wins over Zambia and Uganda in their first two matches, the Sables can move a step

ICC bars Zim women’s crickets as SRC fights suspension

By Sports Reporter THE International Cricket Council (ICC) has barred four Zimbabwe national women’s cricket team players and their coach from featuring for the Women’s Global Development Squad which will take place in a series of T20 games against Women’s Cricket Super League in England next week. Lady Chevrons skipper Mary-Anne Musonda and other national