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CHINYAMA SET FOR GRAND RETURN

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FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza will be desperate for new signing Takesure Chinyama to make an immediate impact when the Zvishavane side host high-riding Dynamos at Mandava Stadium tomorrow, looking for nothing less than a win to bring their stuttering league campaign back on track. BY HENRY MHARA The match is the big headliner of the midweek fixtures as the ...

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DAUDA LASHES OUT AT BOO BOYS

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WARRIORS stand-in captain Dennis Dauda has criticised a section of the team’s supporters for booing goalkeeper Herbert Rusawo after he failed to convert his spot kick in a dramatic penalty shoot-out against Namibia in African Nations Championship (Chan) football qualifier at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday. BY TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA Rusawo – a regular penalty taker at Black Rhinos – ...

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SPIETH MOVES TO SECOND, GRACE INTO TOP 30

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  Champion Golfer of the Year Jordan Spieth moved to second in the official world golf rankings following his stunning win at Royal Birkdale on Sunday. WATCH: The moment Spieth sealed the win Spieth battled Matt Kuchar for 36 holes in Southport before a blitz on the closing stretch saw off Kuchar, leaving the 23-year-old to claim the Claret Jug. ...

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ZACK TO BRANDEN: YOU’RE IN THE HISTORY BOOKS

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Branden Grace made history on Saturday in the 146th Open Championship as he fired the lowest-ever round in a major championship, and he didn’t even know he was doing it. He carded an bogey-free eight-under-par 62 around Royal Birkdale in perfect weather conditions, which catapulted him into contention ahead of the leading players heading off later in the afternoon. “Let’s get ...

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ZIMBABWE’S WINNING STREAK  

Zimbabwe batsman Sikanda Raza Butt (C) celebrates a wicket during the sixth match in the Blue Mountain Achilleion tri-series played between West Indies and hosts Zimbabwe at the Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo, November 25, 2016.  / AFP / Jekesai Njikizana        (Photo credit should read JEKESAI NJIKIZANA/AFP/Getty Images)

WHEN Heath Streak was announced as the new Zimbabwe coach in October, some doubted that he would have the same success he had enjoyed as bowling coach of the rising Bangladesh team. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO After all, many had come before him and failed, including his predecessor, the highly-rated Australian World Cup winning coach Dav Whatmore, who had been sacked ...

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PGA OF AMERICA HONOURS ZIM’S LEADBETTER

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WORLD renowned Zimbabwean golf instructor, David Leadbetter was last week honoured in the United States for his sterling contribution to the global game after being named the PGA of America’s Teacher of the Year, for the first time in his career. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO Leadbetter, who grew up in Zimbabwe and learnt the game at Chapman Golf Club, has worked ...

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KENYA POWER PAST SABLES

KENYA POWER PAST SABLES

ZIMBABWE’S faint hopes of winning their first continental title in five years suffered a hammer blow after going down 41-22 to Kenya in a tense Rugby Africa Gold Cup encounter at Hartsfield Rugby Ground in Bulawayo yesterday. BY KEVIN MAPASURE in Bulawayo Zimbabwe.… (12) 22 Kenya ………… (17) 41 Despite the Sables dominating possession and territory for longer periods of ...

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BRING BENYU HOME

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A Zimbabwean boy has the world at his feet, fans of Scottish side Celtic fans going gaga, and locals wondering why he is not yet playing for the Warriors.BY  MAKOMBORERO MUTIMUKULU Kundai Leeroy Benyu – born in Camden in London to Zimbabwean parents – made a bold 73-minute statement last Saturday and took his stock to new heights. A Celtic ...

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THE CURIOUS CASE OF DENVER 

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DENVER MUKAMBA’S decision to snub the Warriors and instead choose to train with his club Dynamos is bewildering at best, treasonous at worst. The midfielder is not injured and would have come in handy as the national team seeks to overturn a first leg Africa Nations Championship 0-1 deficit against Namibia at the National Sports Stadium this afternoon. However, Mukamba ...

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WHY  MUTUMA LEFT HIGHLANDERS

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WHEN he packed his bags from Harare to join Bulawayo giants Highlanders, his arrival was met with mixed feelings. BY FORTUNE MBELE Striker Roderick Mutuma had been off-loaded at Dynamos in January after also having left CAPS United in a huff two years ago over non-payment of outstanding salaries and allowances. The lanky striker has once again quit Highlanders after ...

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