Thursday, August 16, 2018
Sports Writer Just three months since their entry onto the market fledging car dealership company Faramatsi Motors, have spread their wings into sport and this week named two prominent former Zimbabwe rugby players Daniel Hondo and Jacques Leitao as the brand ambassadors of their Mazda BT50 range. Faramatsi Motors, who have...
Chipo Sabeta Chess Grandmaster Nigel Short jets into Harare next Tuesday as part of a seven-nation tour across Africa where he will share strategic insights and lessons from chess with business executives. The Zimbabwe Chess Federation (ZCF) in partnership with Kasparov Chess Foundation Africa will host the British national between May...
Chipo Sabeta State-owned mobile network provider, NetOne, is targeting to boost its active subscriber base by leveraging on Zimbabwe’s extensive football supporter base. This comes as the company recently unveiled a $1 million package for the country’s three biggest football teams, Dynamos, Caps United and Highlanders. The sponsorship package fits into the...
As has been pointed out, the margin between success and failure for Associate nations is incredibly small. On a rainy afternoon in Harare, the margin of difference between West Indies and Scotland was a mere five runs. One hit, if you will. But those five runs booked West Indies’...
Chipo Sabeta Imagine a defender tackling a disabled opponent . . . assuming that he is going for the kill, from which side will you defend or tackle him? In case of a crude tackle do you have to think first, think how the person will balance and how do you...
Chipo Sabeta After a four-year absence, the Harare Open golf tournament returns to the local golfing calendar, amid high optimism that it would be a great marketing tool for Harare, formerly a Sunshine City that has now paled into insignificance. The Harare Open golf tourney is also thought to have potential...
Chipo Sabeta Business in gym and fitness centres is blooming on the back of rising awareness of the health benefits for citizens. Gyms in Harare are doing brisk business with big brand national and international companies establishing new branches and new local gyms coming up around the capital city. More middle-class Zimbabweans...
Chipo Sabeta Young female riders are increasingly taking over the typically male-dominated motocross sport in Zimbabwe. For too long, motocross has been dominated and reserved for men, the natural justification being that women aren’t really into “dangerous” sports. It used to be the ultimate insult to tell an athlete that they “play...
Chipo Sabeta After lifting his first title in Europe, Club Brugge midfielder Marvelous Nakamba, is itching to make his debut UEFA Champions League appearance. Club Brugge won their second Belgian Jupiler Pro League title in three years after a 1-1 draw at their closest challengers Standard Liege last Sunday. It was Brugge’s...
Chipo Sabeta Newly-signed Khama Billiat can afford to allow himself a big smile when he picks up his first pay packet at Kaizer Chiefs. The Zimbabwean international reportedly turned down the opportunity to further his career with Zamaleck of Egypt and other European teams preferring a dance with the Soweto giants. Questions...