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When Germany was announced as the hosts of the 2006 FIFA World Cup despite South Africa being strong favourites the choice was greeted with surprise and indignation around the world.

Mugabe Jr. saves national basketball team from financial woes

Zimbabwe is not a known in basketball circles as a power house but interest is being generated in the Southern African country since President Robert Mugabe’s son was drafted into the national basketball team.

Portsmouth club claim Benjani owes them £150 000

Portsmouth are caught up in a row with former striker Benjani over a six-figure loan they claim they gave him to stop him going bankrupt.

Zim planning to host North Korean soccer side world cup

Zimbabwe’s plan to host a North Korean soccer side for the June 2010 FIFA World Cup in neighbouring South Africa is rekindling memories of the Matabeleland massacres in the 1980s, amid a current climate of political intolerance.

40 000 prostitutes to enter South Africa for world cup

As many as 40 000 women are expected to arrive in South Africa ahead of the World Cup to work as prostitutes.

Mutola snubs Zimbabwe sports ceremony

Mozambican middle distance legend Maria Mutola has turned down an invitation from the Sport and Recreation Commission. The idea behind was for her to grace the Sportsperson of the Year Award ceremony to be held on Friday.

As father died Woods sexed mistress in marital bed

Trecherous Tiger Woods romped with a mistress in his marital bed on the night his beloved father died. Just a few hours earlier the sex-mad sportsman had been told by his mum that cancer-stricken Earl was "in a bad way".

10th woman 2nd porn star linked toTiger Woods

A pornography actress was today the tenth woman to be linked to scandal-hit golfer Tiger Woods.Joslyn James, who has starred in a number of extremely explicit adult films, allegedly slept with the sportsman on a number of occasions.

FIFA slammed for Mugabe role in WC Trophy

Human rights activists are angered that Zimbabwean dictator Robert Mugabe was allowed to hold the 2010 World Cup trophy during its tour of Africa.

Soccer star slammed journalist against wall

Bulawayo - A Sunday News reporter was grabbed by the throat, choked and had her head viciously slammed against the wall by a Quelaton Football Club player, Proud Zireni, after he found her interviewing his mother on allegations that he had beaten up his ex-girlfriend and her mother after being dumped.