Tokyo tightening virus measures nearly 100 days before Olympics

Aljazeera – Japan’s government has approved tighter coronavirus measures for the capital, weeks after lifting a state of emergency and with just more than 100 days until the postponed Tokyo…

The story of Zim’s female athletes

By Lawrence Trusida Zimbabwe’s gold medals at the Olympics have all come from women’s sport, with the current exploits of some of the young women in sport giving hope for…

Marvin Hagler: ‘Marvelous’ dies aged 66

FORMER undisputed middleweight world champion ‘Marvelous’ Marvin Hagler has died at the age of 66. The American dominated the middleweight division from 1979 until his controversial defeat by Sugar Ray…

Derek Chisora and Joseph Parker agree May fight

By BBC.com British heavyweight Derek Chisora and former world champion Joseph Parker have agreed to fight on 1 May after a friendly exchange on FaceTime. Chisora was filmed repeatedly phoning…

Madondo gunning for world tittle

By Lawrence TrusidaZimbabwean boxer Revai Madondo is now gunning for the world title after her victory in a non-title bout against Stumai Muki of Tanzania at the weekend.The super flyweight…

Charity Boxing: Honourable Chasi to battle it out with comedian Ray Vines

By Larry TrusidaThe private sector has been challenged to complement government efforts in the development of sport in Zimbabwe.Speaking ahead of a charity boxing match set for this Saturday evening,…

Anthony Joshua knocks out Kubrat Pulev raising hope of Tyson Fury bout

World heavy-weight champion, Anthony Joshua produced a devastating finish to knock out Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev near the end of the ninth round to retain his IBF, WBC and WBA belts…

Tyson comeback fight ends with draw against Jones

MIKE Tyson’s return to boxing at age 54 ended in a draw with 51-year-old Roy Jones Jr. in an eight-round exhibition battle of former heavyweight champions. Fifteen years after retiring…

Promote boxing grassroots development programmes, Zim told

By Skilder Makona Former Zimbabwe amateur boxing champion, Johannes John has called on stakeholders to take drastic measures to develop the game. John noted that the game will continue to…

Ex-champ Mayweather to pay for Floyd funeral: report

RETIRED ring great Floyd Mayweather will pay for the funeral services for George Floyd, Mayweather Promotions chief executive Leonard Ellerbe told ESPN on Monday. George Floyd died last week after…