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Dav Whatmore confirmed as Zimbabwe coach

Dav Whatmore has been unveiled as Zimbabwe’s new coach, replacing Stephen Mangongo, who was in charge for five months and sacked 12 days ago. Whatmore will take Zimbabwe to the 2015 World Cup with a view to extending the deal after the tournament. Zimbabwe are the fourth international team Whatmore will take charge of and the first non-subcontinental side he ...

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“Give me Manny Pacquiao on May 2nd”: Floyd Mayweather.

Pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. has had precious little to say about the fight the public has demanded for years, a bout with Manny Pacquiao — until Friday night. Mayweather said during a Showtime interview that he wants to fight Pacquiao next and wants the fight to be May 2, the Cinco de Mayo weekend that Mayweather has regularly fought ...

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Zimbabwe Cricket spiralling into abyss — Stuart Carlisle

FORMER national cricket team player Stuart Carlisle has broken his silence on the demise of the sport in Zimbabwe. Below is his statement: As a former national player, I have maintained my silence in the last decade since we retired or resigned from national cricket at the end of the so-called “Rebel” days. I have remained silent out of respect ...

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Broke former England goalie auctions “it all”!

Bankrupt former England goalkeeper David James is being forced to auction off more than 150 signed shirts, shorts and match balls. The 44-year-old in a fate that befalls majority international black sports superstars at the end of their careers was declared bankrupt despite earning around £20m during a football career that took in spells at Liverpool, Aston Villa, West Ham ...

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Utseya confident of prospering

HARARE – Prosper Utseya is confident of revising his action and quickly bouncing back to international cricket, Zimbabwe Cricket managing director Wilfred Mukondiwa said yesterday. Utseya was on Wednesday suspended with immediate effect from bowling in international cricket by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after an independent analysis found their actions to be illegal. The analysis revealed that all of ...

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Luis Suárez banned for four months for biting opponent in World Cup clash

In an unprecedented move Fifa has banned Uruguay’s Luis Suárez from all “football-related activities” for four months for biting Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini, ruling him out of the rest of the World Cup and the start of the domestic season. The Liverpool striker will not be able to play or train for his club or country for four months after Fifa’s ...

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