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India U-19 155 for 0 (Gill 90*, Desai 56*) beat Zimbabwe U-19 154 all out (Shumba 36, Roche 31, Roy 4-20) by 10 wickets Mount MAUNGANUI — Much of the hype surrounding India at this cricket tournament has been around their fast-bowlers Shivam Mavi and Kamlesh Nagarkoti and batsman Prithvi Shaw. ...

AFTER his brilliant start at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship presented by EGA on the opening day on Thursday, Zimbabwe golf sensation Scott Vincent struggled for consistency in his round two at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club yesterday, as chances of an unlikely win vanished. ...

SPECIAL Olympic golfer Munyaradzi Musariri had a once in a lifetime opportunity to rub shoulders with some of the world’s best golfers when he participated as part of a unified team during the Pro-Am activities on Wednesday ahead of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championships presented by EGA, which teed off at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club on Thursday. ...

THIS is the news that most Dynamos fans would not want to hear. Christian Ntouba is set to leave the Harare football giants this month after renewed interest from South African clubs, with reports suggesting that big guns Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates and SuperSport are all eyeing the highly-rated striker. ...

Arsene Wenger insists Arsenal’s turbulent January hasn’t affected his desire to remain in charge of the troubled Premier League club beyond this season. ...

FC PLATINUM have lined up three friendly matches against Southern African clubs as they up their preparations for the Caf Champions League. ...

In the 40th over of Sri Lanka’s chase on Wednesday, Thisara Perera smacked Zimbabwe captain Graeme Cremer for 17 runs. Sri Lanka suddenly needed to score at less than six an over to win the one-day international (ODI) cricket game, and for the first time, the situation was under their control. ...

CAPS United have continued to strengthen their squad ahead of the 2018 Castle Lager Premier Soccer League season with defender Oscar Machapa completing his return to the Green Machine. ...

WARRIORS coach Sunday Chidzambwa has urged Khama Billiat to seriously consider an offer from Europe over the other leagues as several clubs stampede for one of the most sought-after forwards on the African continent. ...

THE International Cricket Council (ICC) has charged Rajan Nayer with three counts of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code after he tried to influence Zimbabwe national cricket team captain Graeme Cremer into fixing their Test series against West indies last year. ...

FOLLOWING his brilliant performance at the BMW SA Open Golf Championship last week where he finished an incredible fourth, rising star Scott Vincent’s continues to impress after he made a satisfactory start at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship presented by EGA, which teed off at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club yesterday. ...

If Arsenal forward, Alexis Sanchez does make the switch to Manchester United during this transfer window, he will join a team that, while 12 points behind Premier League leaders, Manchester City, have built the necessary platform for the Chilean’s strengths. ...

Zimbabwean attacker, Michelle Katsvairo is back at South African Premier Soccer League side, Kaizer Chiefs following his departure from Singida United. ...

HARARE football giants, Dynamos are angling to secure another Cameroonian forward, as they continue to build a squad they hope can win the league title in the forthcoming season. ...

Zimbabwe 290 for 6 (Raza 81*, Masakadza 73, Gunaratne 3-37) beat Sri Lanka 278 (Kusal 80, Thisara 64, Chatara 4-33) by 12 runs DHAKA — Sikandar Raza, Hamilton Masakadza and Tendai Chatara yesterday combined to lead Zimbabwe to a 12-run one-day international cricket win over Sri Lanka, their first victory against a full member at a neutral venue in 15 years. ...

Australia 135/3 beat Zimbabwe 134 (Bartlett 3/20) by 7 wickets with 31.4 overs remaining ...

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews said his side would like to strive as a team when they start their tri-nation one-day international (ODI) series campaign taking on Zimbabwe at Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka today. ...

KickOff.com has learnt that Orlando Pirates have stepped up their efforts to sign forward Khama Billiat from Mamelodi Sundowns. ...

NEWLY-formed Mutare side Manica Diamonds Football Club has attracted some of the top players in the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League, in a bid to assemble a strong squad ahead of the Eastern Region Division One League programme. ...

After comprehensively winning their opening game against Papua New Guinea (PNG), Zimbabwe can secure their passage to the quarter-finals of the 2018 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup with victory over Australia today. ...

DESPITE their financial challenges, Shabanie Mine have successfully retained their technical team ahead of the new season. ...

AFTER being decimated by the departure of several stars including the reigning Castle Lager Premier Soccer League Golden Boot winner Dominic Chungwa, Caps United have moved to assemble what could turn out to be the deadliest attack on the domestic soccer scene, with reports suggesting former striker Simba Nhivi could return to the club. ...

The International Cricket Council (ICC) yesterday released the schedule for the World Cup qualifiers that will be hosted by Zimbabwe starting March 4. ...

A 27-MEMBER youthful Highlanders squad has embarked on a two-week training camp outside Bulawayo as new head coach Madinda Ndlovu starts preparations for the 2018 Castle Lager Premier Soccer League season. ...

THE Dynamos’ supporters leadership are determined to end violence and hooliganism at matches involving their team, and this week met with the club’s executive to find ways in which they can nip the scourge. ...

Bangladesh 171 for 2 (Tamim 84*, Shakib 37) beat Zimbabwe 170 (Raza 52, Shakib 3-43) by eight wickets ...

Despite the ongoing dispute with Chicken Inn over Lawrence Mhlanga, FC Platinum have taken the risk and registered the defender in their final Caf Champions League squad. ...

SCOTT Vincent was left to rue an average round three performance on Saturday at the BMW SA championships at the Glendower Golf Club in Ekurhuleni, as he missed on the chance to bag his first European Tour title. ...

ZIMBABWE’S junior tennis team continues to impress after Nicole Matukutire took 1st place in the Under- 14 category the under14 while Rufaro Mugarira came third at Zonal Tennis Championships taking place in Botswana. ...

CHICKEN INN are set to unveil Joey Antipas, who takes over the coaching reigns from Rahman Gumbo, whose contract expired last month and was not renewed. ...