Sport

Sport

The Central Region Division One League race heads for a photo-finish, with the two championship chasing sides Tongogara and TelOne both with a chance of gaining promotion into the topflight as they are currently tied top of the log standings with one game remaining. ...

With just five matches left before the end of the campaign, a dog fight has intensified at the bottom of the Castle Lager Premiership table, with at least eight teams entangled in a battle for survival. ...

ZIMBABWE’s young squash sensation Ryan Gwidzima was on a roll once again after he won the England Squash North West Junior Under-13 boys Championships at the National Squash Centre in Manchester, England, at the weekend. ...

MBARE Tigers came out victorious at the International Day of the Girl Child basketball round robin tournament at Stoddard grounds in Mbare over the weekend, beating Mbare Grind A in the finals. ...

The Zimbabwe national Sevens rugby team overcame a combination of poor preparations and the absence of some key players to win their first Africa Men’s Sevens title in six years following a shock 17-5 victory over continental heavyweights Kenya in the Tunisian city of Monastir yesterday. ...

FEARS over midfielder Marvellous Nakamba’s participation for Zimbabwe against Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group G return match at the National Sports Stadium tomorrow evening, have been allayed by the team, with the Belgium based star set to start the game. ...

DYNAMOS waved a banner of defiance, coming from a goal down to overcome bitter city rivals Caps United and pull away from the relegation zone. ...

FORMER Highlanders secretary Andrew Tapela was voted the new Zifa Southern Region chairperson after he trounced incumbent Musa Mandaza in an election that was held in Bulawayo yesterday. ...

Shabanie Mine gave themselves another week or so before they are officially relegated from the Premier League after they held Highlanders at Maglas Stadium yesterday. ...

WARRIORS’ chances of qualifying for the Africa Cup of Nations, rests on them getting a good result against a star-studded Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in the two nations back-to-back matches, starting with tonight’s showdown in Kinshasa. ...

DYNAMOS assistant coach Murape Murape has underlined the deepening crisis at the Harare giants by questioning some of the players’ attitude and mentality, as the team continue their bid to avoid relegation, with the club legend coming close to alleging elements of sabotage within the squad. ...

HIGHLANDERS will be without technical manager Madinda Ndlovu when they clash with Shabanie Mine at Maglas Stadium tomorrow. ...

BADBOYS Denver Mukamba and Ocean Mushure’s future at Dynamos looks increasingly uncertain with the new technical team led by interim coach Lloyd Chigowe ready to wield the axe on the duo for “disruptive behaviour”. ...

CAPS United coach Lloyd Chitembwe has predicted a feisty encounter when his charges face off with Dynamos in a rescheduled Harare derby on Sunday. ...

AS expected, Prince Dube has chosen Highlanders over FC Platinum after the striker signed a two-year deal with the Bulawayo giants and in the process foregoing a chance to play in the Confederation of African Football (Caf) champions league. ...

CONGO Brazzaville has thrown wide open the Group G of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers after beating Liberia 3-1 at the Stade Alphonse Massemba-Débat in Brazzaville yesterday. ...

WARRIORS forward Ovidy Karuru is excited to be back in the team and has vowed to deliver a positive result in a back to back Africa Cup of Nations Group G qualifying showdown with Democratic Republic of Congo. ...

International Olympic Committee (IOC) executive board member Kirsty Coventry has been appointed as chairperson of the Dakar 2022 Youth Olympic Games co-ordination commission. ...

WARRIORS’ defender Tendai Darikwa is relishing the prospect of a potential duel with Everton’s on loan attacker Yannick Bolasie when Zimbabwe clash with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in Group G back-to-back matches of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. ...

CHICKEN INN have given the strongest hint yet that they will not try to bar Clement Matawu from joining FC Platinum after the latter registered interest in the veteran ahead of their participation in the 2018-19 Caf Champions League. ...

WALES-BASED Warriors defender Alec Mudimu has emphasized on hard work as Zimbabwe confront the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in a Group G Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier in Kinshasa on Saturday. ...

THIS year’s Hwange Open Golf championship scheduled for Friday to Sunday has been indefinitely put on hold due to “unforeseen” logistical circumstances, an official at Hwange Golf Club has said. ...

WARRIORS coach Sunday Chidzambga has described the match against the Democratic Republic of Congo as a decider in their bid for a place at the African Cup of Nations finals in January. ...

WARRIORS have suffered yet another injury blow with first team regular defender Devine Lunga set to miss the back-to-back Africa Cup of Nations Group G qualifiers against Democratic ...

DYNAMOS coach Lloyd Chigowe has lavished praise on Godfrey “Marabha” Mukambi likening him to Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kanté after he displayed a brilliant show in a midfield role ...

WITH the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League title already out of reach, Caps United gaffer Lloyd Chitembwe says they are now investing their energies towards the coveted Chibuku ...

BEIJING — Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki won her 30th WTA singles title as she beat Latvia’s Anastasija Sevastova 6-3, 6-3 in the China Open final yesterday. ...

LONDON — As pressure mounts on boss Julen Lopetegui, Spanish papers yesterday reacted to the “crisis” currently surrounding Real Madrid. ...

SUZUKA — A rampant Lewis Hamilton led a Mercedes one-two at the Japanese Grand Prix yesterday to move to the brink of a fifth Formula One world title. ...

SOUTHAMPTON — Ross Barkley scored his first goal for Maurizio Sarri’s unbeaten Chelsea to help move them provisionally top of the Premier League in a 3-0 win at ...