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Zifa probe exposes Jonathan

ZIFA have branded former chief executive Jonathan Mashingaidze a tainted debtor and fraudster who bled the soccer mother body to its knees with the association further pressing for litigation against him for allegedly siphoning the institution of $700 000. Mashingaidze, who was relieved of his duties by the association when his contract with ZIFA expired last year, has launched a ...

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Call for lung health screening in top football clubs

Professional footballers should be screened for exercise-induced asthma, researchers say, after a study found three in 10 could be affected. University of Kent scientists used lung tests to identify players with symptoms and improved their fitness after treatment. Elite athletes are known to be prone to asthma-related problems because of their high-intensity breathing. Experts said screening made sense and could ...

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Chiyangwa’s world crumbles

When it rains, it pours. The old adage rings true in the case of Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa after the association’s former chief executive Jonathan Mashingaidze came out guns blazing, accusing the beleaguered boss of running local football to the ground, at the same time warning the Zifa congress against re-electing the controversial businessman during next year’s elections. Mashingaidze, who ...

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Zifa chief whip Chiyangwa donates

Philip Chiyangwa the current Zifa CEO is a co-founder of the Affirmative Action Group together with the late Peter Pamire (1962-1997), a chair of Native Africa Investments Ltd., and has served as an MP for the ZANU-PF party in Zimbabwe. Yesterday the Zifa Chief Whip donated 1338 pads at Harare City Junior Council campaign at Town House in Harare. The ...

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Chelsea do not fear Barca or PSG in last 16 despite slip-up – Hazard

Eden Hazard says Chelsea do not fear facing Paris St Germain or Barcelona in the Champions League last 16 after his side were held to a draw by Atletico Madrid and missed out on top spot in their group. As it stands, Turkish side Besiktas are the only other possible opponents for the Blues in the knockout stages. “It’s not ...

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Russian doping: IOC bans Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics

Russia has been banned from competing at next year’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang by the International Olympic Committee. But Russian athletes who can prove they are clean would be allowed to compete in South Korea under a neutral flag. It follows an investigation into allegations of state-sponsored doping at the 2014 Games hosted by Russia in Sochi. “This should draw ...

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Ashes: Australia beat England by 120 runs to take 2-0 lead in series

Second Ashes Test, Adelaide Oval (day five of five) Australia 442-8 dec (Marsh 126*) & 138 (Anderson 5-43, Woakes 4-36) England 227 (Lyon 4-60) & 233 (Root 67) Australia won by 120 runs; take lead 2-0 in series Scorecard England’s fightback in the second Test ultimately came to nothing as Australia powered to a 120-run win in Adelaide and a ...

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Nengomasha distances self from court case

FORMER Warriors and Kaizer Chiefs hardman Tinashe Nengomasha has distanced himself from a guardianship wrangle with a local woman, Farai Victoria Mlotshwa, saying the person referred to in the court papers was simply his namesake. Nengomasha said his middle name is Washington, whereas his namesake’s middle name under case number HC11144/17 is Geoffrey. The woman, identified as Farai Victoria Dambudzo ...

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Zimbabwe targets Arsenal starlet Reiss Nelson

Arsenal starlet Reiss Nelson has been targeted by Zimbabwe as part of a new recruitment drive to attract more foreign-based footballers to play for the Warriors. Despite having never won a major international honour and being expelled from qualifying for next year’s World Cup in Russia, the southern African nation are hoping to improve their record in the future by ...

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Madinda remembers late brother Adam

LAST Sunday was unforgettable for legendary former Zimbabwe and Highlanders football star Madinda Khathazile Ndlovu – the oldest of the three football brothers, Peter and the late Adam – who left an indelible mark on the local football landscape. Madinda, a quick and immensely talented winger during his heydays – from independence to mid-1990s – was in the starting line-up ...

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