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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

Brendan Taylor

Zim cricket stars slam ICC decision

By Sports Reporter Zimbabwe national cricket team players have slammed the decision by the International Cricket Council (ICC) to suspend the country from international cricket citing “government interference” in the running of the domestic game. Zimbabwe was on Thursday suspended by the ICC after the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) ousted the cricket board last

Sports Minister Kirsty Coventry

Sports minister Coventry denies interference in cricket

AFP Zimbabwe sports minister Kirsty Coventry on Friday denied that the government had been interfering in the running of the country’s cricket. Coventry, a former Olympic swimming champion, said in a tweet she was “devastated” by the effect on players of a decision by the International Cricket Council (ICC) to suspend Zimbabwe Cricket because of

Tavengwa Mukuhlani

Zimbabwe suspended from international cricket

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE’S participation in the qualifiers for the International Cricket Council (ICC) T20 World Cup hangs in the balance after the ICC suspended Zimbabwe Cricket with immediate effect for violation of global body’s constitution which doesn’t allow any government interference in the sport. The tough stance by the ICC comes after the Tavengwa

Netball World Cup: Gems lose to Malawi Queens

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE suffered their third defeat in five outings at the ongoing Netball World Cup after going down 43-59 to Malawi in an All-African Group F match at the M&S Bank Arena in Liverpool, England. Malawi’s victory meant they secured third place in Group F ahead of the Gems, who have now won

Gems captain Perpetua Siyachitema and Express Links CEO, Peter Pembere. Looking on are Conrad Mwanza, ZAA founder and King Alfred, Express Links Brand Ambassador

Express Links awards Gems allowances after impressive WC debut

By UK Correspondent UK based financial services company, Express Links Money Transfer Tuesday handed the Zimbabwe’s National Netball Team, the Zim Gems a further boost in their ongoing World Cup campaign in Liverpool by paying each member of the squad up to £200 in allowances. The gesture was in honour of its pledge during the

Vincent Hogg bounces back as Zimbabwe Cricket MD

By Sports Reporter FORMER Zimbabwe international cricketer Vincent Hogg has made a return to local cricket administration after being appointed interim managing director of Zimbabwe Cricket. The 66-year-old who previously served in the same role for two years before resigning in 2004, replaces former acting ZC managing director Givemore Makoni who was suspended by the

Diaspora Insurance wheels WC bound Zim Gems who arrive to rapturous welcome

By Staff Reporter THE Zimbabwe Netball Team arrived in Manchester to a rapturous welcome by their UK based fans and were soon driven on a luxurious coach by their new found United Kingdom benefactor Diaspora Funeral Cover who will be responsible for their transport and logistics during their stay in England. They touched down in

Tavengwa Mukuhlani

Blow for suspended ZC board

By Sports Reporter THE suspended Tavengwa Mukuhlani-led Zimbabwe Cricket Board suffered another blow after the High Court dismissed, with costs, its urgent chamber application seeking to overturn the decision of the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC). ZC’s ousted board had sought reprieve at the higher court following its suspension for going against the SRC’s directive

Zimbabwe cricket board suspended

Times of India The Zimbabwe cricket board has been suspended by a government body that oversees sport in the country after allegations of corruption. The sports and recreation commission last week ordered Zimbabwe Cricket not to hold elections for leadership positions until an investigation was conducted. Zimbabwe Cricket defied the order. The SRC says officials

Kuda Nembaware (left) at the Australian Open last year

Zimbabwean tennis coach Kuda Nembaware shines in the UK

By Sports Reporter ENGLAND-BASED former Zimbabwe tennis player Kuda Nembaware continues to lift the country’s flag high on the international circuit after he recently achieved the prestigious Lawn Tennis Association’s (LTA) highest coaching qualification. The LTA Level 5 Master Performance Qualification which is conducted by the national governing body of tennis in Great Britain is

Olonga ridicules Zimbabwe cricket standards

By Sports Reporter FORMER Zimbabwe cricket star Henry Olonga appeared to mock the standard of the elite sport in the country after suggesting that one does not need to be a very good cricketer in order for them to play for the Chevrons. Olonga (42), the first black cricketer and youngest-ever player to represent Zimbabwe

Manyuchi confident of victory against Argentinian boxer

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWEAN boxer Charles Manyuchi has declared his readiness ahead of his Global Boxing Union and Universal Boxing Council (UBC) Intercontinental unification title fight against Argentinian boxer Pablo Ezekiel Acosta at the Harare International Conference Centre (HICC) this Saturday night. The 29-year-old fading star, who is targeting to reclaim the World Boxing Council