Category: Sport

Ascot Stadium hosts title decider

Gweru’s Ascot Stadium will once again stand out as the deciding venue for this season’s premiership title as it hosts a the title deciding fixture between Chapungu and log leaders, FC Platinum on Saturday. A collapsing goal post during a Dynamos match is a memory that lingers in the minds of many football fans with the mention of Ascot Stadium. But away from the goal post drama, Ascot is a stadium that might play host to the 2017 Premier Soccer League (PSL) champions this season in the event that FC Platinum maintain their fine form over a stubborn Chapungu....

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Zim braces for Africa Youth Chess tourney

The Africa Youth Chess Championships will roar into life in Gizza, Egypt this December with Team Zimbabwe targeting to raise the country’s flag high. The championships are slated for the 2nd to the 10th of December and Team Zimbabwe is optimistic of good fortunes. The competing age groups are under 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18. The Zimbabwean contingent to the games include seven participants; Marvelous Phiri and Grace Dlodlo from Bulawayo, Tadiwa Dzamatirai, Wayne Svodziwa and Jadon Chitakira from Mashonaland West province, Ishmael Kaitano from the Midlands province and Refiloe Mudodo from Mashonaland Central...

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Comprehensive strategic plans key in transforming sport

A sports administrator says comprehensive strategic plans that are successfully implemented are key in transforming the fortunes of Zimbabwean sport. Local sport fans have often had to face the disappointment of teams failing to make a mark on the international stage. The absence of strategic plans and failure to implement existing plans has been a major concern, according to Robert Mutsauki, the facilitator of a Zimbabwe Strategic Planning Facilitators Workshop. Participants have been drawn from local universities, national sport associations, the Ministry of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture as well as the Sports and Recreation Commission. The train the...

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Masvingo to host sport management camp

More than 300 participants are set to take part at the fourth edition of the Sport Management Summer Camp set for the 24th to the 26th of this month in Masvingo. The annual camp that targets sports administrators at various levels from across the country will see a number of experts training the participants in different aspects of leading sport. Some of the issues will see focus being put on event management, sport nutrition and athlete performance. President of the Sports Leaders Institute of Zimbabwe (SLIZ) who are the organisers of the camp, Russel Mhiribidi, said the sport industry...

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Relegation battles: Shabanie Mine hopeful      

Zvishavane-based premiership side Shabanie Mine is hopeful of maintaining its premiership status despite a perilous position on the log table. The Chinda Boys as they are affectionately known are currently occupying 13th position with 39 points, three clear of the chop off zone with a game to play. Destiny still lies in Shabanie Mine’s hands as a point in their final match against Yadah Stars at home will be enough to secure safety. Head coach Takesure Chiragwi, believes his side has what it takes to avoid relegation and also called upon the team’s fans to rally behind his charges...

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