U20 Women’s World Cup qualifiers dates set

By ZBC Reporter The remaining three qualifying rounds  for the U20 women’s world cup will be played in September, October and November 2020, according to the Confederation of African Football…

Parkour and breaking among six new disciplines added to 2022 World Games

PARKPOUR  and breaking are among six new disciplines to have been added to the programme for the 2022 World Games in Birmingham in the United States. The official sports programme…

Ryder Cup postponed to 2021 due to coronavirus pandemic

THIS year’s Ryder Cup in the United States has been postponed to 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic. Organisers confirmed the contest between Europe and the US, which had been…

ZGA engages new Administrative Assistant

By ZBC Reporter THE Zimbabwe Golf Association (ZGA) has engaged former Sport & Recreation Commission (SRC) Communications Manager, Tirivashe Nheweyembwa as the news Administrative Assistant effective on 1 July 2020.…

Huawei urges UK not to rush into 5G decision

CHINESE telecoms giant Huawei urged Britain on Wednesday not to rush into taking any costly decision to phase out its equipment from the UK’s 5G network because of US sanctions.…

Thai cabinet backs bill allowing same-sex unions

THAILAND’s cabinet approved a civil partnership bill on Wednesday that would recognise same-sex unions with almost the same legal rights as married couples, in one of the most liberal moves…

Australian snowboarder Pullin drowns while spear fishing

AUSTRALIA’s double world champion snowboarder Alex Pullin drowned while spear fishing off a Gold Coast beach on Wednesday, plunging the country’s winter sports community into mourning. Pullin, Australia’s flagbearer at…

China defends WHO, lashes out at US move to withdraw

CHINA on Wednesday defended the World Health Organization (WHO) and lashed out at the U.S. decision to withdraw from the U.N. body. Foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said the move…

Russian region near Mongolia testing rodents for plague

RUSSIA said Wednesday that a remote Far Eastern region near Mongolia had begun testing rodents for bubonic plague after cases of the disease were confirmed in Mongolia and China. Rospotrebnadzor,…

Sri Lanka rangers spot possible rare baby elephant twins

A pair of baby elephants feeding from the same mother have been spotted in a Sri Lankan national park, with officials speculating Wednesday the two could be a rare set…