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This year’s FIFA Club World Cup will either be looked back on one as of the last before the beginning of something new and exciting, or the penultimate ...

RISING Zimbabwean swimming sensation Robyn Lee was the toast of the opening day of the African Junior Swimming Championships after claiming two gold medals in Cairo, Egypt on Saturday evening. ...

HOCKEY Association of Zimbabwe (HAZ) president Mark Manolios has stepped down citing business commitments, just a few weeks before the men and women’s teams leave for South Africa for the African Olympic qualifiers to be held from October 23 to November 1 at Randburg Stadium. ...

THE Zimbabwe national basketball team will troop into camp next week in preparation for this year’s edition of the Afro basketball that will take place from August 19 to 30 in Tunis and Nabeul, Tunisia. ...

ZIMBABWE’S two-time World Boxing Council welterweight champion Charles Manyuchi will be defend his WBC International title against David Avanesya of Russia later this year. ...

TEAM Zimbabwe has set itself a 40-medal target at the 2014 Africa Union Sports Council Region V Under-20 Youth Games to be staged in Bulawayo next month. ...

ZIMBABWE’S swimming icon Kirsty Coventry was on Thursday evening honoured by her former University after being inducted into the Auburn University Swimming & Diving Hall of Fame to confirm her as one of the institution’s greatest ever swimmers. ...

REGIONAL Organising Committee members who were expected to arrive in the country from Botswana yesterday will now arrive this morning following delays on their flights. ...

WORLD Boxing Council welterweight international champion Charles Manyuchi will not take part in any preparatory fight ahead of the title defence against Colombian boxer Devis Casseres on November 22 in Zambia. ...

THE African Union Sports Council Region V Under-20 Youth Games local organising committee has identified the Bulawayo City Council Zimbabwe International Trade Fair Pavilion as a suitable venue to set up a Doping and Treatment Centre for the games. ...

The Hockey Association of Zimbabwe has proposed to move the Africa Cup of Club Championships to be hosted by Khumalo Hockey Stadium in Bulawayo from November 22-30. ...

THE government says it is ready to host the 6th edition of the African Union Sports Council Region 5 Under-20 Youth Games which would be staged in Bulawayo from December 5-14 this year. ...

THE African Union Sports Council Under-20 Youth Games torch lighting ceremony will be held on Thursday. ...

ZIMBABWE’S leading female rower Micheen Thornycroft continued her preparations towards qualification for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ...

SPORT, Arts and Culture minister Andrew Langa yesterday said preparations for the African Union Sports Council (AUSC) Region 5 Under-20 Youth Games to be held in Bulawayo in December are well on schedule. ...

THE country’s rising middle distance runner Enlitha Ncube says experience is a key factor for her to take away from next week’s Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China. ...

THE Special Olympics Zimbabwe will today hold their National Games at Prince Edward School in Harare to select athletes that will represent the country at the Special Olympics World Summer Games. ...

THE African Union Sports Council is happy with the progress that Zimbabwe is making in preparation for hosting the African Union Sports Council Region V Youth Games to be hosted by Bulawayo in December. ...

SPORT, Arts and Culture minister Andrew Langa yesterday defended his decision to channel most of government’s resources towards the African Union Sports Council Region Five Under-20 Youth Games ...

RISING junior athlete Enlitha Ncube will make her debut in the Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) to be staged in Nanjing, China. ...

VITALIS Chikoko, the rising German-based Zimbabwean basketball star, will be hoping it’s a case of second time lucky as he is eligible for tomorrow’s 2014 NBA Draft in Brooklyn, New York. ...

SPORT, Arts and Culture minister Andrew Langa yesterday dissolved the Sports and Recreation Commission board. ...

ALL is set for the 52nd running of the 2 000-metre Castle Tankard at Borrowdale Racecourse in Harare this afternoon where 18 horses will battle for the richest event on the Zimbabwe horse racing calendar. ...

FOUR Zimbabwe handball clubs that had been invited to participate in the 30th Men and Women’s Africa Clubs Championships in Congo Brazzaville from May 15-26 will not travel for the competition due to lack of funds. ...

THE Ministry of Sports, Art and Culture has received a boost in its preparations for the African Union Sports Region Five Youth Games after Infrastructure Development Bank of Zimbabwe released $1 million. ...

ZIMBABWEAN sport received a major vote of confidence with a record representation by local administrators and former athletes on the various commissions of the International Olympic Committee. ...

THE Mashonaland Central Province Sports and Recreation Trust Fund will be launched in Bindura today with Sport, Arts and Culture minister Andrew Langa being the guest of honour. ...

THE country’s most prestigious horse racing event, the Castle Tankard, was launched in the capital yesterday with stakes still unchanged at $50 000 for the 52nd edition. ...

THE Nestlé Zimbabwe-sponsored National Association of Primary School Heads inter-provincial track and field championships kick-off today at the Colliery Stadium in Hwange. ...

LOCAL netball giants Nehanda Nyakasikana will be out to defend their Zimbabwe Netball Association Super League title when the league resumes this weekend. ...