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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

Blessing Muzarabani

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

Nedbank Zimbabwe Unveiled As Sables’ Headline Sponsors

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE’S national fifteens rugby team, the Sables have received a major shot in the arm ahead of their Rugby Africa Cup campaign in July after Nedbank Zimbabwe unveiled a one-year sponsorship package worth US$120 000 for the team. The package will ensure the Sables squad, which is currently in camp ahead of

Staurt Matsikenyeri

Matsikenyeri Named Coach Of Zim Cricket “A” Side To Face SA

By Sports Reporter FORMER national cricket team batsman Stuart Matsikenyeri has been named the head coach of the Zimbabwe development team which will face their South African counterparts in four – two four-day matches and 50-over matches starting later this month. Matsikenyeri, who is also the national senior team batting coach, will lead the coaching

Lady Chevrons To Face South Africa Emerging Women Side

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE’S national women’s cricket team will have an opportunity to get some valuable competitive game time ahead of the World Cup qualifiers later this year when they host the South Africa Emerging Women’s side starting on March 17. The Lady Chevrons, as the Zimbabwe national women’s cricket team is affectionately known, is

Sylvester Chigumba gets the gold strap wrapped around his waist by EFC Vice President, Graeme Cartmell Saturday evening

Zimbabwe’s Sylvester Chipfumbu Wins EFC Bantamweight Title

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWEAN Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Sylvester ‘Gladiator’ Chipfumbu emerged victorious in the main event of the Extreme Fighting Championship (EFC) 85 event in South Africa Saturday. He becomes the new EFC bantamweight champion. The Gweru-born star dominated the incumbent, Faeez Jacobs for the majority of their five-round fight which ended in a

Sean Williams

Chevrons In Injury Crisis Ahead Of Final Test Against Pakistan

By Sports Reporter THE Zimbabwe national cricket team is facing an uphill task in their bid to level the two-match Test series against the visiting Pakistan side due to the absence of several experienced players ahead of the season Test which gets underway at Harare Sports Club on Friday. Zimbabwe Cricket revealed on Thursday that