Category archives for: Sports

Harnessing the power of sport to save endangered species

From left-to-right are Chiredzi athletes Promise Kanuka from Malipati,Victor Gutu and Hlengani Michael

from PATRICK CHITONGO in Chiredzi, Zimbabwe CHIREDZI, (CAJ News) – ANIMAL rights and conservancy groups are making the most of the influence of sports globally to raise awareness on the dangers faced by some species in Zimbabwe. The efforts have been taken the biggest stage, the London Marathon, held in the British capital. The Kenyan […]

Nigeria handed easiest Afcon Group

Egypt soccer squad

from AHMED MOOLLAH in Cairo, Egypt CAIRO, (CAJ News) – THE 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals will be officially opened by an encounter pitting hosts Egypt against Zimbabwe following the draw conducted in the Egyptian capital Cairo on Friday night. Group A, which pits hosts Egypt, Zimbabwe, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and […]

SuperSport dark horses, Polokwane a surprise package

SuperSport United Head Coach Kaitano Tembo

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – WHILE the Absa Premiership season pans out to be a two-horse race between holders Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates for the second successive season, SuperSport United are the dark horses. SuperSport are sixth with a game in hand and might end the week on third in the standings […]

Ethiopian athletes dominate Rome marathon

Rome mayor Virginia Raggi  (left) salutes winning Ethiopian ace female athlete Alemu Megertu, photo Getty Images

from ADANE BIKILA in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ADDIS ABABA, (CAJ News) – LONG distance Ethiopian athletes showed the world what African runners can do when they dominated both men and women’s races in Rome, Italy on Sunday. Hard running Tebalu Zawude Heyi beat a cluster of 10,000 other contestants to win ahead of fellow countrymen […]

Cyclone-torn Zimbabwe looks to sports for comfort

Zimbabwe Sables

from DANAI MWARUMBA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) –ZIMBABWE’S junior rugby side will be eager to give the country an early Independence Day present and bring solace to the besieged nation when they host the Under20 Barthés Trophy. The team is hopeful of promotion to the elite group of what is the only Rugby […]

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