Monday, December 17, 2018
Chipo Sabeta and Jeff Murimbechi When the final whistle blew to end two days of gruelling Tunisian heat, sweat, stretched muscles and a plethora of body niggles that the team physiotherapist will have to deal with - history had been made.Zimbabwe’s Zambezi Cheetahs were crowned the 2018 Africa Cup Sevens...
Chipo Sabeta Fast - rising squash sensation Ryan Gwidzima, made international headlines after winning England Squash North West Junior Under-13 boys Championships at the National Squash Centre in Manchester last weekend.Within two months of moving to England, Gwidzima, who was representing his School, Wycliffe, beat the tournament’s first seed, England’s...
Chipo Sabeta Warriors defender, Tendayi Darikwa, has pledged his commitment to Zimbabwe after a brilliant show in back-to-back African Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifiers against the DRC. Darikwa, who plays for two-time European champions Nottingham Forest based in England, made his competitive debut for the Warriors last weekend. The Warriors won the...
Chipo Sabeta A tough task awaits the Warriors in their back- to-back 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier Group G showdown against the more illustrious Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) tomorrow and Tuesday. Captain Knowledge Musona and his Warriors plunge into the lion’s den in Kinshasa as joint group G...
Chipo Sabeta The Zimbabwe National Chess Federation (ZCF) says they have sport administration and playing lessons to share from the just-ended 43rd World Chess Olympiad in Batumi, Georgia. The Chess World Olympiad is a biennial team event in which 147 countries participate, each fielding two teams of four players with one...
Andrew Benson Chief F1 writer Lewis Hamilton says Formula 1 title rival Sebastian Vettel has received too much criticism this year. Hamilton can win a fifth championship at the next race in Austin, Texas, partly because of a series of errors by the German and his Ferrari team. The British Mercedes driver...
Chipo Sabeta The swearing-in of Africa’s most decorated Olympian, Kirsty Coventry, as the country’s Minister of Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation on Monday, has raised hopes of restoring sanity to the country’s problematic sporting associations.The seven-time Olympic medal-winning swimmer is one of the 20 Cabinet ministers appointed by President Mnangagwa,...
Andrew Benson Lando Norris says he is “realistic” about what he can achieve in his debut season with McLaren next year. The British teenager has been promoted from reserve driver and joins Spaniard Carlos Sainz in an all-new line-up. Norris (18) said: “Rule number one is: Beat your team-mate. Apart from that,...
New YORK. — Umpire Carlos Ramos has made his first public statement since the US Open, saying he was “good” despite the fire-storm of controversy that followed his officiating of last weekend’s women’s final between Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka. The 47-year-old Portuguese handed out three code violations to runner-up...
Chipo Sabeta Zimbabwe Squash Academy Trust founder and head coach Mashumba Mukumba, is appealing for support to promote the game of squash across Zimbabwe.Established in 2009 at Harare’s premier Belgravia Sports Club, the academy has recruited children from high density areas such as Kuwadzana, Dzivaresekwa, Mufakose, Budiriro, Glen View but...