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September 18, 2018 8:10 AM Anthony Joshua haunted by fear of failure

Anthony Joshua admits he is haunted by the fear of failure ahead of his next world heavyweight boxing title defence against Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Stadium. Britain’s heavyweight star brings a 21-fight unbeaten record, along with the WBA ‘super’, IBF and WBO belts into Saturday’s fight with Povetkin. But Joshua has revealed how he feels the burden 5

September 18, 2018 5:39 AM Evening kick-off for DRC showdown

For the first time in many years, Zimbabwe will play a competitive international assignment at home under floodlights after ZIFA yesterday confirmed a hectic weekend for the Warriors next month. They will battle the DRC in Kinshasa on 13 October before returning home for the reverse fixture three days later in the AFCON 2019 qualifiers. ZIFA spokesperson 5

September 17, 2018 2:49 PM Ministry regrets deadly stampede at Angolan stadium

Angola’s sports ministry has said it regrets the death of five football fans at an African Champions League tie on Saturday evening. The incident happened in Luanda as Primeiro de Agosto drew 0-0 with DR Congo’s TP Mazembe in the first leg of a Champions League quarter-final. The ministry said in a statement it regretted the deaths and that the seven 4

September 16, 2018 5:16 PM Alvarez downs Golovkin with majority decision win

Mexico’s Saul “Canelo” Alvarez ended Gennady Golovkin’s unbeaten reign as unified middleweight champion here Saturday, battling to victory by majority decision in a pulsating rematch. Alvarez showed skill and durability to outlast Golovkin in another attritional contest between the two evenly-matched rivals at the T-Mobile Arena, one year after they had fought 11

September 16, 2018 3:58 PM Meet the visually impaired DeMbare fan

For most fans of the game, watching soccer is a feast for the eyes, but for Tafadzwa Matope “watching” his beloved Dynamos in action is an extra sensory experience, as the 31-year-old, who is visually impaired, has had to rely on other senses to follow the fortunes of the club he started supporting two decades ago. For years sport followers have been awestruck 11

September 14, 2018 8:14 AM Lifeless, hopeless, clueless DeMbare

NOT even Kingston Nkhatha’s debut, and the return of head coach Lloyd Mutasa from national duty, could breathe life into the faltering Glamour Boys who staggered to a draw in this dull Castle Lager Premiership match at Rufaro yesterday. Barely five days after suffering a humiliating 0-3 defeat, at the hands of their biggest rivals Highlanders at Barbourfields 4

September 14, 2018 6:24 AM Jah Signal in car crash

Fast-rising Zimdancehall star Jah Signal will be out for a month after he was involved in an accident in Harare. The popular musician suffered bruises and broken ribs and might postpone the launch of his debut album Jaya. Contrary to social media reports that the Sweetie (Shinga Muroora) hit maker was in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) after the accident 3

September 13, 2018 10:23 AM Premier Soccer League matches on despite cholera outbreak

THE Premier Soccer League will not postpone matches in Harare this weekend despite a deadly cholera outbreak in the capital that has so far claimed 21 lives and been declared a state of disaster by the government. Over 3 000 suspected cholera cases have been reported in Harare, while isolated cases in Masvingo, Manicaland, Midlands and Mashonaland Central 3

September 12, 2018 6:15 AM Soccer fans catch hooligan

POLICE have praised fans for apprehending and handing over a hooligan who threw a missile during the Highlanders and Dynamos Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at Barbourfields Stadium on Sunday. Fletcher Ndlovu (22) of Entumbane suburb was apprehended by fans in the southern stand of the stadium after he threw a water bottle onto the pitch while 8

September 10, 2018 2:59 PM Warriors remain top after Congo draw

Zimbabwe wasted a good opportunity to assume total control of Group G when they allowed Congo to come back and rescue a point during yesterday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier. The Warriors are now on four points in the group from two matches and remain in first place only on goal difference ahead of second-placed Democratic Republic of Congo 25