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WESTGATE HALF MARATHON ON THIS SUNDAY

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  The Prestigious Old Mutual Westgate Half Marathon race is set for this Sunday in Harare, with sponsors pouring in $28 000. BY KENNETH NYANGANI The race, named after Old Mutual’s Premier shopping mall located west of Harare (Westgate Shopping Mall), is expected to attract more than the 1 200 runners who participated in last year’s race. Old Mutual, the ...

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SOMA-PHIRI RESIGNS, AKBAY UNDER WATCH

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HIGHLANDERS’ assistant coach Amini Soma-Phiri has stepped down from his post after allegations of sabotage levelled against him by coach Erol Akbay.BY FORTUNE MBELE  The Bulawayo football giants have lost four matches out of six in the second half of the Premiership season after a good start in the first round. Club chief executive officer Nhlanhla Dube yesterday announced that ...

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ZVIREKWI BACK FOR DERBY

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CAPS United captain Hardlife Zvirekwi returns from suspension to face old foes Dynamos for the big Harare derby in the Premier Soccer League at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday. BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA Zvirekwi missed the trip to Chapungu at the weekend, where the Green Machine were held to a goalless draw by the airmen, as he served suspension for ...

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AJAX HAUNT GIANTS

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Castle Lager Premier Soccer League giants Dynamos, Caps United and Ngezi Platinum are being haunted by South African top-flight side Ajax Cape Town, who are stalking several of their stars, with John Zhuwawo the latest player to attract interest from the club. BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA The South African club is reportedly trying to force through some of the deals before ...

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BARCA STARS IN TOWN

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BARCELONA legend Patrick Kluivert and former Dutch teammate Edgar Davids arrived in the country last night to meet government officials as Zimbabwe seeks international partnerships for football development. BY HENRY MHARA The delegation also includes Rayco Garcia, a football agent and an ex-Barcelona trainee. The trio touched down at Harare International Airport in the evening, and Kluivert gave a brief ...

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BAFANA OUT TO DESTROY CHIPOLOPOLO

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South Africa will want to bag their third win in the 2018 Caf African Nations Championships (Chan) qualifiers when they host Zambia on Saturday afternoon at Buffalo City Stadium. Kick-off is at 3pm. With both sides coming fresh from wins over Botswana and Swaziland, the final round of qualifiers is set to be a thriller with the winner set to ...

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EPL READY FOR LANDMARK SEASON

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Fuelled by an historically lavish spending spree, the Premier League returns on Friday when Arsenal host Leicester in the opening game of the hotly-anticipated new season. Taking advantage of astronomical broadcast contracts and lucrative sponsorship deals, England’s superpowers have been splashing the cash at an unprecedented rate. Since the end of last season, transfer records have been shattered across the ...

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FOWLER CONFIDENT AFTER ‘GOOD JOB’ ON THURSDAY

CHARLOTTE, NC - AUGUST 10:  Rickie Fowler of the United States plays his shot from the sixth tee  during the first round of the 2017 PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Club on August 10, 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Rickie Fowler was pleased with his first round efforts which saw him rebound from a disastrous early triple bogey to sit two off the lead, writes WADE PRETORIUS. Fowler begin his quest for his breakthrough Major and was flying after birdies at the third and fourth moved him to two under with his game looking sound from tee to green. ...

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KRUGER TAKES CARNIVAL LEAD ON MOVING DAY

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Jbe’ Kruger made most of moving day on Thursday when he shot three-under-par 69 to take his total to nine-under for the week, and claim a one-shot lead going into the final round of the Sun Carnival City Challenge at Serengeti Golf and Wildlife Estate. Source : Sunshine Tour While admitting to having small issues with his putting, Kruger made ...

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CASTER CRUISES, SILVER FOR WAYDE

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It was just two hundredths of a second that ultimately prevented Wayde van Niekerk from pulling off what was last achieved 22 years ago – a remarkable 400-200m World Championships double. Half way down the home straight it looked like he had done it, but Turkey’s Ramil Guliyev surged ahead to take the gold in 20.09 seconds and Van Niekerk ...

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