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  • Kell Brook doubts Amir Khan is keen for all-British clash

    April 24, 2018 12:29 PM 8

    Kell Brook says he is “hungry for blood” but doubts if Amir Khan will agree to face him in his next fight. Khan ended his near two-year break from boxing in spectacular fashion on Saturday by stopping Phil Lo Greco inside 40 seconds, with Brook watching from ringside at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. The two British fighters traded insults in the ring after

  • Douglas Tanyanyiwa dies – Nehanda Radio

    April 24, 2018 12:21 PM 10

    Zimbabwean football yesterday woke up to some depressing news following the death of Douglas Tanyanyiwa, a former Dynamos benefactor and owner of ex-Premiership football club Douglas Warriors. He was 64. Tanyanyiwa, who has been unwell for some time, died in the morning yesterday, a day after he had an operation on his leg. A family member said mourners

  • Avicii’s family thanks fans and artists for support

    April 24, 2018 11:45 AM 10

    Avicii’s family has thanked fans for their support following the DJ’s death last week. The body of the Swedish star, whose real name is Tim Bergling, was found at a hotel in Muscat, Oman. His family praised fans and other musicians for their tributes, which included church bells “ringing out his music” and tributes at Coachella. Police in Oman have announced

  • Zim ref rejects bribery attempt

    April 24, 2018 6:13 AM 10

    ZIFA yesterday heaped praise on top Zimbabwean referee Norman Matemera after he upheld integrity in rejecting a $10 000 bribery attempt by Equatorial Guinea outfit Desportivo Niefang to influence the result of their decisive CAF Confederation Cup play-off tie against Cote d’Ivoire’s Williamsville Athletic Club last Wednesday. Matemera, who took charge

  • Steve falls, Mutasa hangs on

    April 24, 2018 5:53 AM 10

    They are both 50, share a common denominator as former players who returned to become coaches of the Glamour Boys of Zimbabwean and South African football, one of them finally fell by the wayside amid chaotic scenes in Durban on Saturday while the other is just hanging on to his job. Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the world of Steve Komphela and Lloyd

  • Moyo unleashes another short film

    April 23, 2018 4:11 PM 13

    SOUTH Africa-based Zimbabwean producer Mthulisi Moyo has upped his game following the release of a short film, titled Inyembezi Zexoxo, which will be launched in Zimbabwe on May 5. Diamond Studios will market and distribute the DVD of the short film, which features Zimbabweans Jennifer Peter, Silibaziso Dube, Mqondisi Ncube, Vela Ncube, Mayibongwe Moyo and Phikisani

  • Apostle mamombe takes music to people

    April 23, 2018 3:56 PM 13

    RUSAPE-based Apostle Cosmas Mamombe, who has just released his third album titled Mweya Washe, has set sights on hosting shows across the country to spread the Word of God and market the new offering. The Psalms of Mabvazuva band leader, who unleashed the album a few weeks ago with MarkSounds in Rusape, said he was targeting to do shows in Rusape this month

  • Mutare gospel artist drops DVD

    April 23, 2018 3:51 PM 13

    Fast-rising Mutare gospel musician Jairos Mutambikwa (pictured right) has released a DVD album titled Live At Mutambara Mission that comprises of praise and worship songs. In an interview with The Standard Style in Mutare recently, Mutambikwa, who is backed by The Vicitory Melodies, said the DVD gave an opportunity for gospel music lovers to see the band performing

  • Messi overtakes Ronaldo as top earner

    April 23, 2018 3:15 PM 13

    Lionel Messi has overtaken Cristiano Ronaldo as the highest earner in world football while Jose Mourinho tops the managers’ chart, according to France Football magazine. The Barcelona attacker is a long way ahead in the figures for the current season, pulling in €126 million (Dh566 million) in salary, bonuses and commercial revenue while his great Real Madrid

  • London Marathon: Kenyans Kipchoge and Cheruiyot celebrate double win

    April 23, 2018 6:03 AM 16

    Kenyan runners have dominated this year’s London Marathon, with Eliud Kipchoge winning his third title, while Vivian Cheruiyot won the women’s race. Kipchoge finished in two hours, four minutes and 17 seconds in front of Ethiopia’s Tola Shura Kitata (2:04:49) and the UK’s Mo Farah (2:06:21). Cheruiyot won in two hours, 18 minutes and 31 seconds, a personal