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The Chronicle Innocent Kurira, Sports ReporterTHE Sables Trust and Zimbabwe Rugby Union have called on rugby lovers and well-wishers to financially assist the Sables’ journey to the 2023 Rugby World Cup and beyond. The Sables face Cote d’Ivoire in a Rugby Africa Cup quarter-final encounter at the Stade Delort in Marseille, France, tomorrow. [embedded content]…

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The Chronicle Ricky Zililo, Senior Sports ReporterZIFA acting president Gift Banda took the association’s re-engagement drive to the region by meeting Cosafa president Artur de Almeida on Monday in Johannesburg, South Africa. Banda, who was accompanied by the Zifa chief operations officer Xolisani Gwesela, described the lengthy meeting with Almeida as “successful and critical” in…

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The Chronicle Ricky Zililo, Senior Sports ReporterNGEZI Platinum Stars coach Benjani Mwaruwari is targeting a top-four finish following a bright start to the second-half of the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League by beating Bulawayo City 3-0 on Saturday. The victory came as a relief for Mwaruwari, who was in charge of his ninth game since…

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The Chronicle Innocent Kurira, Sports ReporterHighlanders 3-2 Black Rhinos A possession-based style of play signalled the start to Portuguese coach Baltemar Brito’s tenure as Highlanders’ head coach by beating Black Rhinos in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at Barbourfields Stadium yesterday. Highlanders FC’s Lynoth Chikuhwa is joined in celebration by his teammates during…

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The Chronicle Innocent Kurira, Sports ReporterHIGHLANDERS FC will be out to make a strong start to the second-half of the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League campaign when they host Black Rhinos at Barbourfields Stadium tomorrow. Bosso had a first-half of the season to forget, managing only five wins from 17 matches. They are a lowly…

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The Chronicle Simba Jemwa, Sports CorrespondentZIMBABWE is faced with an urgent need to revive physical education at school level in order to replenish the country’s depleted reserves of top-class athletes across all sporting codes. But perhaps more telling is the huge gulf between Government schools and private schools that fall under the Conference of Heads…

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The Chronicle Sports Reporter FORMER Highlanders chairman Kenneth Mhlophe has been co-opted into the Zifa board following an executive meeting held in Harare on Friday. The meeting marked the first time Zifa acting-president Gift Banda and his colleagues Sugar Chagonda, Farai Jere and Barbara Chikosi met as a board following the lifting of their suspension…

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The Chronicle Innocent Kurira, Sports Reporter HIGHLANDERS and Dynamos have been slapped with fines following violent conduct by their supporters, which caused abandonment of their Castle Lager Premier Soccer League clash at Barbourfields Stadium on May 15. Castle Lager Premier Soccer League Highlanders were handed a US$5 000 fine and Dynamos US$7 500 after being…

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The Chronicle American artistic swimmer Anita Alvarez was in danger of drowning after losing consciousness in the pool at the world championships in Budapest before being rescued by her coach Andrea Fuentes. Spaniard Fuentes, a four-time Olympic medallist in synchronised swimming, jumped into the pool after she saw Alvarez sink to the bottom at the…

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The Chronicle Innocent Kurira, Sports ReporterFOR Ngezi Platinum Stars head coach Benjani Mwaruwari, walking into Barbourfields Stadium on Saturday afternoon will be a special moment. He says what makes it even more special is that he is walking onto the pitch as head of a technical department at a venue that brings back fond memories…

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