VOA News: Sports Thu, 05 Nov 2009 13:18:52 -0400 http://www.voanews.com/ Up to the minute news from Voice of America New York Yankees Win Major League Baseball's Coveted Championship Title Thu, 05 Nov 2009 13:18:52 +0200 Thu, 05 Nov 2009 13:18:52 -0400 Thu, 05 Nov 2009 13:18:52 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-05-voa13.cfm?rss=sports Yankees defeat visiting Philadelphia Phillies 7-3 to win 2009 World Series "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-05-voa13.cfm?RSS=Sports" Sierra Leonean-American Football Star Launches Global Health Center Thu, 05 Nov 2009 16:44:05 +0200 Thu, 05 Nov 2009 16:44:05 -0400 Thu, 05 Nov 2009 16:44:05 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-05-voa25.cfm?rss=sports Madieu Williams plays free safety for professional American football team, Minnesota Vikings "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-05-voa25.cfm?RSS=Sports" Zimbabwe Under-19 Cricketers Hope for Better Showing Against Bangladesh Thu, 05 Nov 2009 19:09:04 +0200 Thu, 05 Nov 2009 19:09:04 -0400 Thu, 05 Nov 2009 19:09:04 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/zimbabwe/2009-11-05-voa39.cfm?rss=sports The Zimbabwean junior team follows in the footsteps of the national squad to Bangladesh Saturday for its own series of one-day international matches "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/Zimbabwe/2009-11-05-voa39.cfm?RSS=Sports" Visiting Teams Praise Nigerian Hospitality at Under-17 World Cup Thu, 05 Nov 2009 20:36:41 +0200 Thu, 05 Nov 2009 20:36:41 -0400 Thu, 05 Nov 2009 20:36:41 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-05-voa48.cfm?rss=sports Players and coaches unanimously agree that Nigerians have received them with open arms "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-05-voa48.cfm?RSS=Sports" Nigeria Romps to Victory in Youth World Cup; Burkina Faso Falls Fri, 06 Nov 2009 00:33:36 +0200 Fri, 06 Nov 2009 00:33:36 -0400 Fri, 06 Nov 2009 00:33:36 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-06-voa3.cfm?rss=sports Nigeria is now the only African team remaining in tournament "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-06-voa3.cfm?RSS=Sports" South African Athletics Board To Challenge Suspension Fri, 06 Nov 2009 17:35:52 +0200 Fri, 06 Nov 2009 17:35:52 -0400 Fri, 06 Nov 2009 17:35:52 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-06-voa40.cfm?rss=sports Suspension of entire board of Athletics South Africa related to handling of sex testing of Caster Semenya, country's 800m world champion "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-06-voa40.cfm?RSS=Sports" Post-Cosafa Challenge Cup, Zimbabwe Premier Soccer League Play Resumes Fri, 06 Nov 2009 21:03:50 +0200 Fri, 06 Nov 2009 21:03:50 -0400 Fri, 06 Nov 2009 21:03:50 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/zimbabwe/2009-11-06-voa52.cfm?rss=sports Fans are focused on the confrontation Sunday in Bulawayo between log leaders Dynamos, with 50 points, and Highlanders, with 49 "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/Zimbabwe/2009-11-06-voa52.cfm?RSS=Sports" Controversy In Zimbabwe PSL After Caps United's 3-1 Defeat of Lengthens Mon, 09 Nov 2009 18:20:47 +0200 Mon, 09 Nov 2009 18:20:47 -0400 Mon, 09 Nov 2009 18:20:47 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/zimbabwe/2009-11-09-voa39.cfm?rss=sports Following Caps United's 3-1 victory over Lengthens on Sunday, a top Caps United manager was accosted by a fan and accused of arranging the defeat with a key Lengthens player "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/Zimbabwe/2009-11-09-voa39.cfm?RSS=Sports" South Africa Cricket Team Takes 2-0 Edge Over Zimbabwe in International Series Tue, 10 Nov 2009 19:16:55 +0200 Tue, 10 Nov 2009 19:16:55 -0400 Tue, 10 Nov 2009 19:16:55 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/zimbabwe/2009-11-10-voa55.cfm?rss=sports Zimbabwe's national team is edging its way back to international test status with the help of South Africa Cricket, with which it recently restored ties "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/Zimbabwe/2009-11-10-voa55.cfm?RSS=Sports" Zimbabwean Rugby Player Restored to Roster of South Africa's Springboks Wed, 11 Nov 2009 19:11:29 +0200 Wed, 11 Nov 2009 19:11:29 -0400 Wed, 11 Nov 2009 19:11:29 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/zimbabwe/2009-11-11-voa43.cfm?rss=sports Zimbabwean rugby star Tendai "Beast" Mtawarira ran afoul of a new law barring non-South African athletes from playing on a national team "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/Zimbabwe/2009-11-11-voa43.cfm?RSS=Sports"