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HARARE Basketball Association (HBA) defending champions Foxes will not participate in this week’s league matches after they were ravaged by injuries during the Zone Six basketball club championship qualifiers held at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair grounds Bulawayo last month. ...

Bangladesh are not underestimating Zimbabwe despite dominating the one-day international (ODI) series ahead of the first of two Tests starting tomorrow. ...

SHABANIE MINE have warned FC Platinum not to expect to be handed the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League title on a silver platter, promising their town rivals hell when the two teams meet in the Zvishavane derby on Sunday, in a clash that could decide this year’s championship race. ...

Nichrut forward Rodrick Mutuma is convinced his side still have a big chance of preserving their Premier Soccer League status although they are faced with three daunting fixtures in the home stretch. ...

HIGHLANDERS coach Madinda Ndlovu has shifted focus to building a team that will compete for honours next season. ...

WARRIORS coach Sunday Chidzambga is desperate to have Macauley Bonne in his squad and is hoping that the England-born striker would have received a Zimbabwean passport so that he is eligible to play for the country by the time the last round of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifiers are played in March next year. ...

THE Young Warriors, who have dismally performed in the last two editions of the Cosafa Under-20 Championships, will be desperate to atone for those disappointments in this year’s edition set for Kitwe, Zambia, in early December. ...

ZIFA president Philip Chiyangwa has been accused of rigging the soccer mother body’s presidential elections set for next month by employing unorthodox ways to bar his rival, Felton Kamambo, from contesting. ...

London — It’s almost not even worth pointing out that Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy has had the career that all non-league players dream of. ...

BULAWAYO businessperson and politician Gift Banda has set his sights on challenging Omega Sibanda for the post of vice president in the Zifa executive committee in the December ...

FORMER Warriors captain Willard Katsande has been recalled to the Zimbabwe senior men’s national team ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier against Liberia next month. ...

Willard Katsande has revealed the influence that the team’s coach, Sunday Chidzambga, had in his decision to come out of international retirement, after the Kaizer Chiefs midfielder was named in the veteran coach’s 21-member squad for the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier away to Liberia next month. ...

ZIMBABWE’s women basketball club, Lakers, will represent the country in the African Club Championships in Mozambique from November 15 to 24. ...

Harare Sports Club has taken Zimbabwe Cricket to court over rental arrears amounting to $112 119. ...

THE Zvishavane derby takes centre stage in the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League this weekend, with FC Platinum looking to be crowned league champions at the home of their town rivals, Shabanie Mine. ...

TRIANGLE coach Taurai Mangwiro tore into Dynamos players, describing them as average after his side progressed to the final of the Chibuku Super Cup following a semi-final match that saw second assistant referee Salani Ncube stretchered off injured after he was struck by a missile at Rufaro Stadium yesterday. ...

A RECORD 1 000 athletes competed at the seventh edition of the Old Mutual Vumba 21km Marathon over the weekend that was won by Caniscious Nyamutsita and Rudo Mhondirwa in the men and women’s categories, respectively. ...

HWANGE have made a quick return to the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League (PSL) after clinching the Zifa Southern Region Soccer League title with a win over contenders Tsholotsho at the Colliery Stadium on Saturday. ...

DYNAMOS’ fall from grace this season has been so rapid, if not embarrassing for the Harare giants, and it seems almost unbelievable that they were the same side that was battling FC Platinum for the league title just last season, pipped on the last day of the campaign by just two points. ...

CAPS United have gone through a difficult 2018 Castle Lager Premier Soccer League season, where they barely challenged for the league title and will finish in a disappointing mid-table position. ...

DYNAMOS’ huge gamble to appoint inexperienced coach Lloyd “Mablanyo” Chigowe is bearing fruit after they continued with their fine run when they overcame Herentals at Rufaro Stadium yesterday to pull further away from the relegation matrix. ...

ZIMBABWE national rugby team coach Peter de Villiers could fail to see out his two-year contract as Sables coach after revealing that he is considering quitting his post due to family reasons. ...

NICHRUT made life difficult for themselves in their struggle to avoid relegation when they dropped two points against Black Rhinos at the National Sports Stadium yesterday, a result that left them deep in murky waters. ...

AIRFORCE side Chapungu are two wins away from safety after hammering Highlanders in a drama-filled Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at Ascot Stadium yesterday. ...

BULAWAYO City became the third team to be relegated from the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League despite picking their third win on the trot over ZPC Kariba at Barbourfields Stadium yesterday. ...

ZIMBABWE were the biggest movers of all the African countries on the Fifa rankings released yesterday, following their impressive performance in the back-to-back Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) this month. ...

FORMER Zifa board member Felton Kamambo has described Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa as a “coward” who is trying to block his challenge for the federation’s top post ahead ...

CAPS UNITED….(0)1 YADAH……….(1)2 Yadah Stars boosted their chances of remaining in the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League with an important win over struggling Caps United at the National ...

TRIANGLE…..(1)1 MUTARE CITY…. 0 Mutare City Rovers were relegated from the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League yesterday after they lost to Triangle in a match played at Gibbo ...

FORMER Zifa board member Felton Kamambo – a rabid critic of the current Zifa leadership – yesterday revealed his bid to challenge incumbent Philip Chiyangwa in elections scheduled ...