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A cold Dhaka needs a bit of warming up, so the cricket has come at a good time, and there is plenty at stake as Mirpur hosts the international game's middle-weight battle. ...

DYNAMOS have made a surprise U-turn on their decision to dismiss “bad-boy” Denver Mukamba (pictured), who will now be allowed to see out the remainder of his contract with the club. ...

Chicken Inn have reported Zifa to the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) over the dispute involving defender Lawrence Mhlanga, who has been allowed to join FC Platinum while the GameCocks argue he is still their player. ...

Former Dynamos defender Lincoln Zvasiya has attracted interest from Black Rhinos and How Mine following his ouster from DeMbare over alleged misdemeanours. ...

Scott Vincent continued his brilliant run of good form after moving into contention at the 107th playing of the BMW SA Open Golf Championship at Glendower yesterday to edge closer towards following in the footsteps of some of the country’s greatest ever golfers. ...

WORLD Boxing Federation (WBF) All-Africa heavyweight champion Elvis “Bomber” Moyo has vowed to thrill his home fans, just like he did last August to stop Kenyan Bernard Adie, when he returns to Harare to defend the title against Knife Didier from the Democratic Republic Congo at the Harare City Sports Centre on January 26. ...

ZIMBABWEan football champions FC Platinum have put in place austerity measures to cut down expenditure and will not pay anything above $10 000 for a single player’s signing-on fees in a bid to shed of the irritating Moneybags tag. ...

THE football fraternity has been plunged into mourning following the passing-on of Chapungu goalkeeper Roy Stephen Mazingi. ...

The Zimbabwe national cricket team is not worried about Bangladesh’s home record as they approach a tri-series that also involves Sri Lanka. ...

FORMER Harare City striker Kuda Kumwala has emerged a surprise target for Dynamos coach Lloyd Mutasa, who wants to strengthen his team to challenge for the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League title next season. ...

Castle Lager Premier Soccer League giants Highlanders finally confirmed the appointment of Madinda Ndlovu as the new head coach. Ndlovu has bounced back to guide the Bulawayo giants for the next three years. ...

ONE of the country’s leading wheelchair racing athletes, Wilson Nyakoko, is struggling to raise the passport fee to enable him to travel to South Africa, where he will be defending his Outenqua Wheelchair Challenge title he won last year. ...

AJAX Cape Town coach Muhsin Ertugral hopes midfielder Gerald Takwara can follow in the footsteps of revered former Kaizer Chiefs hard-man, Tinashe “Father” Nengomasha and become one of the best holding midfield players in South Africa. ...

Manchester United striker, Romelu Lukaku is to seek legal advice over claims made by Everton owner Farhad Moshiri that he opted to leave the club after receiving a “voodoo message”. ...

CAPS United’s rebuilding exercise is taking shape with reports suggesting gangly Yadah FC centre-back, Dennis Dauda is on the brink of a return to the Harare football giants, just six months after he was sent packing for unprofessionalism. ...

Barcelona vice-president Jordi Mestre claimed Liverpool slashed their original asking price for Philippe Coutinho after the Brazilian playmaker completed his 160-million euro move to the Catalan football giants. ...

Former Zimbabwe seam bowler Douglas Hondo could bounce back as the national team bowling coach after he was assigned the role for the Bangladesh cricket tour where they will play a tri-series that also includes Sri Lanka. ...

THE Soccer Coaches’ Union of Zimbabwe (SCUZ) has reinstated Moses “Bambo” Chunga as the association’s interim president pending elections. ...

HARARE City’s hopes of an early return to the top-flight league might have been dashed after the club hierarchy decided to release several of their senior players, including Martin Vengesayi, one of the most speedy forward in domestic football. ...

Caps United have scored one over bitter rivals Dynamos after securing the services of one of the most-sought-after free agents of this transfer period, Brian Muzondiwa, who picked the Green Machine over DeMbare and Chicken Inn. ...

The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) have defended themselves against criticism of their finances, saying they fared better than the previous board led by Cuthbert Dube. ...

STAKEHOLDERS at the now-defunct football giants, Zimbabwe Saints have been invited to a meeting at to plot the resuscitation the club under the banner of a private company, which was dissolved a few years ago. ...

South Africa-based Zimbabwean Elvis “Bomber” Moyo returns to Harare at the end of this month to defend his World Boxing Federation (WBF) All-Africa heavyweight title that he won spectacularly in his homecoming show five months ago. ...

The Zimbabwe U-19 national cricket team lost their first warm-up game yesterday against hosts New Zealand, as they build towards the World Cup. ...

Midfielders Devon Chafa and Moses Muchenje, who were with Caps United last season, edged closer to realising their dream of playing outside Zimbabwe’s borders after the duo travelled to Egypt for trials with top-flight football sides in that country. ...

Zimbabwean winger Kudakwashe Mahachi has confirmed that he will be joining Orlando Pirates from Golden Arrows. ...

Zimbabwe have included the uncapped duo of Brandon Mavuta and Ryan Murray in their squad for the ODI triangular series in Bangladesh, involving the hosts and Sri Lanka. ...

Castle Lager Premier Soccer League rivals Caps United and Dynamos are tussling for the signature of former FC Platinum striker, Brian Muzondiwa. ...

Former South Africa fast bowler, Makhaya Ntini has stepped down from his role as Zimbabwe’s bowling coach with immediate effect, the board announced on Sunday. ...

Ernest “Maphepha” Sibanda is seeking to bounce back as Highlanders chairman in the elections that will be held next month, NewsDaySport has been told. ...