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Zim Rugby targets 2023 World Cup qualification

By Sports Reporter  The Zimbabwe Rugby Union (ZRU) has lined up a busy schedule which includes taking part in the Currie Cup First Division in South Africa as well as a possible end of year tour of Netherlands in a bid to prepare the Sables for 2023 France World Cup qualification. Meetings with Germany and

The victorious Zimbabwe women's hockey team celebrate after winning a gold medal at the Moscow Games in 1980

Zimbabwe’s Olympic hockey champions celebrate 40th anniversary

insidethegames.biz ZIMBABWE’S 1980 gold medal-winning hockey captain Ann Grant has revealed how a journal written by team members 40 years ago has helped them celebrate the anniversary of their victory despite coronavirus-related restrictions on physical gatherings preventing a reunion. Grant told insidethegames: “When we were in Moscow, we had a wonderful coach in Anthea Stewart.

Sikandar Raza

Cricketer Raza Off Of Caribbean Premier League

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE national cricket team all-rounder Sikandar Raza left the country on Tuesday for  Trinidad and Tobago, in the Caribbean ahead of his participation in the eighth edition of the Caribbean Premier League. The 34-year-old cricketer will feature for the record holders of the competition Trinbago Knight Riders, a franchise based in Port

Chevrons To Feature In Newly Formed Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE is set to feature in the inaugural ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League which was officially confirmed by the International Cricket Council on Monday. The newly formed global tournament which gets underway Thursday when world 50-over champions England face Ireland in Southampton was introduced to bring context to One Day

Axcil Jefferies

Axcil Jefferies set for GT World Challenge Europe Sprint Cup

By Sports Reporter TOP Zimbabwe motor racing driver Axcil Jefferies has completed a move to the Spanish team Madpanda Motorsport ahead of the upcoming GT World Challenge Europe Sprint Cup which gets underway early next month. The 26 year-old Zimbabwean star will partner Madpanda Motorsport’s team principal Ezequiel Companc in the Sprint Cup while also

Zimbabwe Cricket

Zimbabwe Cricket Still Hopeful Of Afghanistan Series

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE Cricket (ZC) is still hoping to host Afghanistan in a five-match Twenty20 International series despite lingering doubts surrounding the visit by the Asian nation due to spike in Covid-19 infections, and the tightening of the measures to contain the spread of the virus by the Government. The country’s senior national team

Stephanie Travers celebrating with Lewis Hamilton on the podium following his victory at the Styrian Grand Prix

Zim’s Stephanie Travers hogs limelight in Formula 1

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWEAN chemical engineer and Mercedes trackside engineer, Stephanie Travers was over the moon after earning “a once in a lifetime opportunity” to collect a trophy on the winner’s podium of a Formula 1 Grand Prix race in Austria on Sunday. Following Lewis Hamilton’s victory at the Styrian Grand Prix, Harare-born Travers joined

Sikandar Raza

Sikandar Raza signed up for Caribbean Premier League

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE national cricket team cricket all-rounder Sikandar Raza will have an opportunity to rub shoulders with some of the world’s leading cricketers after being signed up for the 2020 edition of the Caribbean Premier League T20. The 33-year-old cricketer will be part of the Trinbago Knight Riders captained by West Indies star

Zimbabwe Tour To Australia Postponed Due To Covid-19

By Sports Reporter CRICKET Australia has indefinitely postponed its home limited-overs series against Zimbabwe due to the coronavirus pandemic, dealing another major blow to the Chevrons’ hopes of a busy international season. Zimbabwe was set to play Australia in three One Day International matches in early August. The matches were scheduled for August 9, 12

Benjamin, left, and Courtney Lock

Lock Brothers Brace For Tennis Return

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE’S tennis siblings Benjamin and Courtney Lock have set their sights towards making a solid return to the professional tennis circuit after recently resuming training in preparation for a possible return of tournaments on the international circuit next month. Professional tennis has been paralysed since March 12 due to the coronavirus pandemic

Lalchand Rajput

Rajput commits to Zimbabwe Cricket

By Sports Reporter FORMER India batsman Lalchand Rajput has announced he is staying put as head coach of the Zimbabwe senior men’s national cricket team. Rajput’s comments come after media reports in Nepal had sparked speculation regarding his future. The Nepal Cricket Association reportedly announced that the 58-year-old mentor was set to be unveiled as

Kyle Jarvis doing push-ups under the watchful eye of fitness trainer Walter Karimanzira.

Chevrons cleared to return to training as Covid-19 tests return negative

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE’S Chevrons have become the latest international cricket team to start training after Covid-19 induced long layoff as all 37 selected players, as well as the coaching staff, were tested negative for coronavirus. With Zimbabwe planning to host Afghanistan in July-August – subject to government approval – a training squad of 37

ZC chairman Tavengwa Mukuhlani

Zimbabwe Cricket reacts to India series cancellation

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE Cricket (ZC) has met with mixed feelings, a decision by India to cancel the three-match ODI series in late August owing to Covid-19 concerns. However, there is confidence the scheduled series which is part of the 2020-2021 ICC World Cup Super League will be rescheduled to later this year. Speaking for

Blow for Zim Cricket as India cancels August tour

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE Cricket’s hopes of a busy season have been dealt a major blow after world cricket powerhouses India called off their tour of the country in August due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The postponement of the visit by India is a double blow for Zimbabwe who were not only relishing the opportunity

Zimbabwe cricketers undergo Covid-19 tests ahead of training

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE Cricket (ZC) is set to take the first step towards returning to international cricket next month when local players and technical support staff members undergo tests for Covid-19 ahead of the official start of training next Monday. The local cricket governing body revealed on Tuesday that it has made arrangements for

ZC board chairman Tavengwa Mukuhlani

Zimbabwe Cricket plan post Covid-19 busy schedule

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE Cricket (ZC) is looking to cover for lost time during the coronavirus pandemic as they brace for a busy schedule of international cricket, subject to approval by the government and respective opponents. The packed international schedule could see the country engage Afghanistan in five Twenty20 (T20) Internationals next month ahead of

Econet Victoria Falls Marathon Gets International Recognition

By Sports Reporter ONE of Zimbabwe’s most prestigious races, the Econet Victoria Falls Marathon is going to be a bigger, grander and internationally recognised affair this year and in 2021 after being recognised as a qualifier to the Olympic Games and the AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Championships. The 2020 edition of the Econet Victoria

Sables’ Qualification Road to Rugby World Cup 2023 Revealed  

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE’S pathway to the next Rugby World Cup (RWC) has been made clear with the World Rugby on Monday announcing the qualification process for RWC 2023, set to be hosted in France. Twelve teams have already qualified for RWC 2023 by placing in the top 3 of their respective pools in the