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Zim, SA, Namibia To Co-Host 2027 Cricket World Cup

By Sports Reporter CRICKET in Zimbabwe is set for a major lift following the confirmation of Zimbabwe as the co-hosts of the 50-Over Cricket World Cup in 2027. Other host countries are neighbouring South Africa and Namibia. This will be the second time Zimbabwe will host the International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket World Cup after

Zimbabwe’s Cara Black On Course For Tennis Hall of Fame Induction

By Sports Reporter Zimbabwe’s former world number one doubles tennis player Cara Black has won the fan vote poll to be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame’s Class of 2022. The 42-year-old tennis legend has, according to results released on Tuesday received overwhelming support from tennis fans all over the world and will

Cara Black

Tennis Legend Cara Black Nominated For The Global Tennis Hall Of Fame

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE tennis great Cara Black has been recognised for her successful playing career after being named amongst the six nominees on the International Tennis Hall of Fame ballot for the class of 2022. Black is part of the star-studded list of nominees named on Friday for induction into the tennis global body’s

Dave Houghton

Dave Houghton Appointed Zim Cricket Coaching Manager

By Sports Reporter  ZIMBABWE cricket team legend Dave Houghton has been appointed coaching manager of Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) as the cricket body seeks to tap into his vast experience in the game both at home and abroad. The 61-year-old Bulawayo-born revered coach will be responsible for “the development and implementation of coaching programmes across all

Langton Rusere

Cricket Umpire Langton Rusere For T20 World Cup

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE’S Langton Rusere continues to establish himself as one of the leading cricket umpires in world cricket after being named on the elite list of match officials for the upcoming T20 World Cup. The global tournament will be played in Muscat (Oman), Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, and Dubai (UAE) from October 17 to

Lady Chevrons

Lady Chevrons To Face Namibia In T20 World Cup Africa Qualifier Final

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE will face neighbours Namibia in the all-important 2023 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Africa Qualifier final in Gaborone, Botswana Sunday after the two Southern African teams won their semi-final matches on Friday. The Lady Chevrons booked their place in the final after beating Uganda women by 14 runs in a hard-fought

Mary-Anne Musonda

Musonda Shines As Lady Chevrons Make Winning Start

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE women’s cricket team captain Mary-Anne Musonda was the star of the show after her brilliant half-century inspired the Lady Chevrons to a six-wicket win over Tanzania in their first match at the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier Africa regional tournament in Botswana Friday. After Tanzania won the toss and elected

Sean Williams

Williams Drops Bombshell, To Retire After Ireland Series

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE cricket all-rounder Sean Williams has rocked the boat ahead of the start of the important limited-overs series against Ireland after announcing his shock decision to retire from international cricket after the tour of Ireland and Scotland. Williams, who is one of the most experienced players in the national men’s cricket team

US Golfers In Support To Access To Higher Education for Africa University Students

Africa University GOLFERS from South Carolina and across the nation are preparing to converge on the Orangeburg Country Club on September 27  for the 8th annual Bishop L. Jonathan Holston Golf Invitational (BLJHGI) Benefiting Africa University. This year, the charity event—an initiative of South Carolina United Methodists—has a dual focus. Golfers and friends will gather, as usual,

Donata Katai

Teen Swimmer Donata Katai Shows Promise At Olympic Games

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE teen swimming sensation Donata Katai showed her potential to become one of the best swimmers in the world in the future after clocking a new personal best time in the heats of the women’s 100 backstroke at the Olympic Games in Tokyo on Sunday. Competing in her first Olympics, the 17-year-old

Cricket Ireland Postpones Visit To Zimbabwe Again Due To Covid

By Sports Reporter THE Zimbabwe national cricket team’s planned tour to Ireland next month for three one-day internationals in August has been postponed again because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Zimbabwe, who are currently hosting Bangladesh were scheduled to play against Ireland in three One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and five Twenty20s from August 6-24 in Belfast and

Tennis Ace Benjamin Lock Victorious In Kazakhstan

By Sports Reporter ACE Zimbabwe tennis player Benjamin Lock continues to make big strides on the professional tennis circuit after winning his second career doubles title on the ATP Challenger Tour in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan on Saturday. The 28 year-old, who is part of Zimbabwe’s Davis Cup squad, teamed up with Taiwan’s Yu Hsiou Hsu to

Bangladesh completed a dominant 220-run victory over Zimbabwe in the one-off Test at Harare Sports Club Sunday

Bangladesh Seal First Test Series Win In Zimbabwe

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE allrounder Donald Tiripano scored a defiant half-century, but it was not enough to save the hosts from an embarrassing 220-run defeat in the one-off Test at Harare Sports Club Sunday which gave Bangladesh their first-ever Test series win in the country. Tiripano fought a lone battle for Zimbabwe by scoring his

Ashleigh Barty lifts the Venus Rosewater Dish trophy after winning her Ladies’ Singles Final match against Karolina Pliskova

Ashleigh Barty Overcomes Karolina Pliskova In Thrilling Wimbledon Final

CBS Sports Ashleigh Barty, the world No. 1, is the 2021 Wimbledon champion. She defeated No. 8 seed Karolína Plíšková in three sets, 6-3, 6-7 (4-7), 6-3 on Saturday in the women’s final in London. It’s Barty’s second career Grand Slam singles title, with the other being the 2019 French Open. It marks the fourth

Bangladesh Cricket Board Confirms Zimbabwe Tour Schedule

By Sports Reporter BANGLADESH Cricket Board (BCB) has confirmed its team’s tour of Zimbabwe will go ahead as scheduled next month after their Zimbabwean opponents have received clearance from government through the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC). The Tigers, as the Bangladesh side is affectionately known, are scheduled to leave next Tuesday for the month-long

Cheetahs Fail To Qualify For Tokyo Olympic Games

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE will not be represented by any team at the Tokyo Olympic Games which get underway in Japan next month after the national rugby sevens side failed to book the remaining ticket to the global sporting showcase during the final qualifying tournament held in Monaco at the weekend. Playing in their first

Andy Flower

Zim Cricket Legend Andy Flower Inducted In ICC Hall Of Fame

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE Cricket (ZC) has heaped praise on cricket legend Andy Flower describing him as “one of the world’s greatest cricket players ever” after he became the country’s first cricketer to be inducted into the International Cricket Council (ICC) Hall of Fame on Sunday. The ICC announced a special edition intake of 10

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Muzarabani Signs New Contract With Pakistan’s Multan Sultans

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE national cricket team fast bowler Blessing Muzarabani will have an opportunity to rub shoulders with some of the world’s leading cricketers after being signed by the Pakistan Super League (PSL) side Multan Sultans. Muzarabani was announced as the latest addition in the Multan Sultans squad, replacing West Indies left arm bowler