Thursday, October 18, 2018
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 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 Bushman Rock Safaris managing director Jonathan Passapotis says he is looking to drive the popularity of the polo in Zimbabwe. Simply put, polo is a team sport played on horseback. But it’s considered somewhat of an elitist sport in this country. Passapotis has strong polo family background, and has a...
Chipo Sabeta Zimbabwe Chess Federation (ZFC) vice-president, Clive Mphambela, is eyeing an international post following his nomination for the candidature for the position of treasurer of the African Chess Confederation. The ACC is the controlling body for chess on the African continent representing 47 member countries. Mphambela will be running under the...
Chipo Sabeta Preparations are at an advanced stage for a true festive feast of polo at Bushman Rock Safaris which is hosting the third annual Carrick Ambassadors Cup. Bushman Rock Safaris managing director  Jonathan Passapotis says they have upped their game to educate locals and expand interest in a sport regarded...
Chipo Sabeta and Daphne Machiri HIGHLY acclaimed Zimbabwean FIFA football agent and intermediary Ellen Chiwenga says she is ready to help Zimbabwe unlock the huge economic opportunities that are abound in the football industry. Chiwenga, who has vast experience at international level, said football is not only a community-building sport but...
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...
Africa Moyo When Dynamos lost 1-nil to Chicken Inn in the season opener, everyone said the Innscor Africa owned team has become one of their bogey sides. Parallels to the past when Dynamos failed to win not just its first match but the first five and then went on to lift...
Chipo Sabeta Zimbabwean sports have come a long way to get to a stage of continental recognition in a couple of disciplines as well as global attention in a few as local sports personalities continue to shine on the international stage. Current examples to buttress this point abound. Young female motocross sensation,...