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SAUNYAMA IS NEW MR IRON MAN

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BLESSING Saunyama from Manicaland is the new Mr Iron Man after beating competition from the other musclemen from all over the country that participated in the senior men bodybuilding contest held at Bulawayo Theatre on Saturday night. BY FORTUNE MBELE Last year’s winner, Nunurai Masosonere did not take part in the competition which saw Mr ZITF 2017 Lovemore Munyamana from ...

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ITS ROYAL HONOUR

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ROYAL HONOUR, from the Bridget Stidolph yard, won the 1 800m OK Grand Challenge race at the Borrowdale Race Course yesterday. BY TARIRO CHARANDURA The owners of the horse pocketed a cool $40 000. Ridden by Jerryd Penny, in his first race in Zimbabwe, Honour romped home ahead of Windigo and Supergood while Cool Solution came fourth. “It is amazing ...

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JEFFERIES LIVING HIS DREAM

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EVERYTHING seems to be falling into place for motor racing driver Axcil Jefferies who continues to lift the Zimbabwean flag high at the global stage. Daniel Nhakaniso   A product of local kart racing, Jefferies has already carved an indelible mark in Zimbabwe motor racing folklore by competing in prestigious competitions such as the FIA Formula Two Championship, Indy Lights ...

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DUNCAN EYES JUNIOR ROWING CHAMPS

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St George’s College student Stuart Duncan has set sights on qualifying for the 2017 Junior World Rowing championships set for Trakai, Lithuania 2017 World Rowing in September and October this year.BY SPORTS REPORTER The Upper Six student is on a high after he won a bronze medal at the Memorial Regatta in Piediluco, Italy last month and has been working ...

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THE SOUL JAH LOVE INSPIRATION

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THE Zimbabwean team to this week’s Arnold Classic Africa competition in South Africa has chosen Soul Jah Love’s hit “Pamamonya Ipapo” as their theme track. Makomborero Mutimukulu Sports Editor The choice could not have been any better for this is a track that has been playing in the headphones of most of the athletes who make up the 23-man squad.Jah ...

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KIRSTY LANDS ZOC TOP POST

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SWIMMING icon Kirsty Coventry yesterday landed a top post in local sports after she was voted one of the two vice-presidents of the Zimbabwe Olympic Committee (ZOC).BY HENRY MHARA Already serving as a representative on the Foundation Board of the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) and a vice-president for the International surfing Association, Coventry, who retired from professional swimming last year, ...

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ALL SET FOR CASTLE TANKARD

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Rock the Country heads a classy field which was unveiled in Harare yesterday for the 55th edition of the prestigious Castle Tankard. BY HENRY MHARA The race, to be run over 2 000 metres at Borrowdale Race Course, has been set for May 6, with 12 horses set to compete for $30 000. Rock the Country, which has switched stables from ...

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ZIM RISE UP NETBALL RANKINGS

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The Zimbabwe senior national netball team have moved to 16th in the latest International Netball Federation (INF) world rankings following their success at last month’s tri-nations tournament in Hong Kong.BY Sports reporter Zimbabwe reached the final where they beat the hosts 42-28. The tournament, which was held at the Kowloon Park Sports Centre between March 16 and 19, also featured ...

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STRONG ELITE FIELDS FOR TROUTBECK TRIATHLON AFRICAN CUP

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TOP Turkish triathlete Jonas Schomburg headlines a strong field of male elite athletes set to battle for top honours during the 2017 Bonaqua Troutbeck Africa Triathlon Union (ATU) African Cup in the Troutbeck Resort in Nyanga on Saturday. BY DANIEL NHAKANISO The 23-year-old, who finished seventh at the same event last year, is one of the eight male elite triathletes ...

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MASTERING THE SPIRIT OF OSU

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      A WEEK after winning his second Kyokushin world title Sensei Samson Muripo, is nursing the wounds that come with being a champion. The 38–year-old won the 3rd International So-Kyokushin Karate Tournament in Iran last week and is yet to return to Zimbabwe for what is sure to be a hero’s welcome. By Tinashe Kusema Winning a Kyokushin world ...

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