VOA News: Sports Mon, 24 Aug 2009 14:09:47 -0400 http://www.voanews.com/ Up to the minute news from Voice of America Cyclists Start Grueling Tour de Timor Mon, 24 Aug 2009 14:09:47 +0200 Mon, 24 Aug 2009 14:09:47 -0400 Mon, 24 Aug 2009 14:09:47 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-24-voa17.cfm?rss=sports Tour is being held in conjunction with the 10th anniversary of East Timor's vote for independence from Indonesia "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-24-voa17.cfm?RSS=Sports" Zimbabwe Cricket Names Former Captain & Rebel Streak Bowling Coach Mon, 24 Aug 2009 19:38:36 +0200 Mon, 24 Aug 2009 19:38:36 -0400 Mon, 24 Aug 2009 19:38:36 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/zimbabwe/2009-08-24-voa37.cfm?rss=sports Zimbabwe Cricket Chief Executive Ozias Bvute confirmed Streak's appointment, saying it will bolster the country's long-underperforming cricket squad "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/Zimbabwe/2009-08-24-voa37.cfm?RSS=Sports" Zimbabwe Cricket Extends Another Olive Branch To Former Rebel Streak Tue, 25 Aug 2009 19:16:38 +0200 Tue, 25 Aug 2009 19:16:38 -0400 Tue, 25 Aug 2009 19:16:38 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/zimbabwe/2009-08-25-voa50.cfm?rss=sports Zimbabwe Cricket Chief Executive Ozias Bvute says his board welcomes all former players who can help develop the relatively young side "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/Zimbabwe/2009-08-25-voa50.cfm?RSS=Sports" Semenya Arrives in South Africa to Rapturous Welcome Tue, 25 Aug 2009 20:15:31 +0200 Tue, 25 Aug 2009 20:15:31 -0400 Tue, 25 Aug 2009 20:15:31 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-25-voa52.cfm?rss=sports South African President Jacob Zuma says his government is seeking explanation from International Association of Athletics Federations about treatment of South African athlete who has been placed at center of storm of controversy over her sex "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-25-voa52.cfm?RSS=Sports" California Race Challenges Runners Across 200 Kilometers, Scorching Temperatures Wed, 26 Aug 2009 14:40:37 +0200 Wed, 26 Aug 2009 14:40:37 -0400 Wed, 26 Aug 2009 14:40:37 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-26-voa31.cfm?rss=sports Among runners a reformed drug addict and a teenager; both finish race "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-26-voa31.cfm?RSS=Sports" Facing Congo's TP Mazembe, Zimbabwe's Monomotapa Reinstates Players Wed, 26 Aug 2009 19:07:30 +0200 Wed, 26 Aug 2009 19:07:30 -0400 Wed, 26 Aug 2009 19:07:30 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/zimbabwe/2009-08-26-voa62.cfm?rss=sports Monomotapa faces TP Mazembe of the DRC in a Confederation of African Football Champions League return match Saturday at Harare's Rufaro Stadium "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/Zimbabwe/2009-08-26-voa62.cfm?RSS=Sports" Zimbabwe to Host October COSAFA Senior Challenge Cup in October Thu, 27 Aug 2009 18:32:50 +0200 Thu, 27 Aug 2009 18:32:50 -0400 Thu, 27 Aug 2009 18:32:50 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/zimbabwe/2009-08-27-voa34.cfm?rss=sports Matches in the 14-nation tourney will take place at Harare's Rufaro Stadium and Barbourfields Stadium in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe's second-largest city "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/Zimbabwe/2009-08-27-voa34.cfm?RSS=Sports" Zimbabwe Cricket Team to Face Bangladesh Again in Dhaka & Chittagong Mon, 31 Aug 2009 18:54:34 +0200 Mon, 31 Aug 2009 18:54:34 -0400 Mon, 31 Aug 2009 18:54:34 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/zimbabwe/2009-08-31-voa38.cfm?rss=sports Zimbabwe has accepted Bangladesh's invitation and hopes to compensate for its recent 4-1 loss against the Asian side in Bulawayo play "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/Zimbabwe/2009-08-31-voa38.cfm?RSS=Sports" DC United Aims for Second Straight US Open Cup Soccer Title Tue, 01 Sep 2009 22:22:53 +0200 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 22:22:53 -0400 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 22:22:53 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-01-voa51.cfm?rss=sports US Open Cup is oldest cup competition in US soccer, dating back to 1914 "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-01-voa51.cfm?RSS=Sports" Seattle Sounders Win US Open Cup Soccer Title Thu, 03 Sep 2009 11:54:17 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 11:54:17 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 11:54:17 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa12.cfm?rss=sports Seattle edges DC United 2-1 to take championship in Washington, DC match "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa12.cfm?RSS=Sports"