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NO JOY FOR ZIM MOTO-X RIDERS IN SOUTH AFRICA

Posted on September 13, 2018 at 5:55 AM Comments comments (0)


Two of Zimbabwe’s top junior motocross riders Emmanuel Bako and Regan Wasmuth all but waved goodbye to their title chases in the 65cc and 125cc High School classes in South Africa.


They failed to get the first step on the podium during the penultimate round of the 2018 South African National Championship series in Welkom on Saturday.


Bako (12) and Wasmuth (17) went into Saturday’s sixth round of the seven-round South African ...

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BAKO DOUBTFUL FOR AFRICAN MOTO-X CHAMPS

Posted on August 15, 2018 at 3:45 AM Comments comments (0)


Collin Matiza Sports Editor


ONE of the country’s top junior motocross riders Emmanuel Bako is a major doubt for this coming weekend’s FIM Africa Motocross of African Nations Championships in Kitwe, Zambia, after he suffered a back injury during the fifth round of the 2018 South African National Championship series in Cape Town on Saturday.


According to Bako’s father and manager, Brighton, the 12-year-old rider crashed an...

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ZIMBABWE: TANYA PREPARES FOR UK, USA TOUR

Posted on August 15, 2018 at 3:30 AM Comments comments (0)





By Collin Matiza


The country's top female motocross rider Tanya Muzinda has received a timely morale booster ahead of her proposed tour of Europe and the United States later this year when a local fitness centre extended her sponsorship by another year.


Muzinda (13) is first expected to compete in the UK Girls National...

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ROBINSON TO LEAD MOTO-X TEAM IN ZAMBIA

Posted on August 8, 2018 at 3:00 AM Comments comments (0)


The Bogwheelers Club, who run the motorcycling sport of motocross in this country, have decided to break with tradition and have appointed one of their committee members, Owen Robinson, as the captain of Team Zimbabwe for this year’s FIM Africa Motocross of African Nations Championships in Zambia.


This year’s African Championships will be held at Mindola Motocross Park in Kitwe from August 17 to 19 where Zimbabwe will field a strong team of 44 junior ...

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SA'S ZANTE OTTO FOR TOYOTA 50 RACE DAY

Posted on July 26, 2018 at 3:15 AM Comments comments (0)

 




ZANTE Otto – one of South Africa’s top female Superbikes riders – will be the star attraction during this coming Saturday’s Toyota 50 Race Day at Donnybrook Raceway in Harare.


The “legendary” vehicle Toyota Hilux turns 50 this year and to mark its golden jubilee cel...

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ZIMBABWE: BAKO, MANUEL DOMINATE AT DONNYBROOK

Posted on July 20, 2018 at 4:00 AM Comments comments (0)




There was no stopping for two of the country's top junior motocross riders Emmanuel Bako and Daiyaan Manuel during Round Four of the 2018 Bogwheelers Club's Club Championship series at Donnybrook in Harare on Sunday where they dominated the proceedings in the 65cc and 85cc classes.


Sunday's event was used by some of the country's top junior and senior ma...

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BAKO SOARS HIGH IN SOUTH AFRICA

Posted on July 10, 2018 at 7:30 AM Comments comments (0)




One of Zimbabwe’s top junior motocross riders Emmanuel Bako shot to the top of the 65cc Class Standings of the 2018 South African National Championship series after producing another solid performance during Round Four of this tough seven-round motorcycling competition at Terra Topia in Johannesburg on Saturday.


Bako (12), a Grade Six pupil a...

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BAKO, THIXTON FOR SA MOTO-X

Posted on June 28, 2018 at 4:35 AM Comments comments (0)


ACE Zimbabwean junior motocross rider Emmanuel Bako will have his hands full when he returns to South Africa next week to compete in Round Four of that country’s tough seven-round National Championship series.


Round Four of the 2018 South African National Motocross Championship series is scheduled for July 7 at Terra Topia in Johannesburg and it will be held simultaneously with the fourth round of this year’s Northern Regions Championship series (NRMX...

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TOP JUNIOR MOTOCROSS RIDERS COMMITTED TO TEAM ZIM

Posted on June 21, 2018 at 2:45 AM Comments comments (0)



THREE of the country’s top junior motocross riders, cousins Emmanuel and Munyaradzi Bako; and Tanya Muzinda have committed themselves to represent Zimbabwe at this year’s FIM Africa Motocross of African Nations Championships at Mindola Motocross Park in Kitwe, Zambia, in August.


The Bogwheelers Club, who run the motorcycling sport of ...

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BIG MOTO-X TEAM FOR ZAMBIA

Posted on June 19, 2018 at 2:15 AM Comments comments (0)




ZIMBABWE are looking at sending a big team of 50 of the country’s top junior and senior male and female riders to this year’s FIM Africa Motocross of African Nations Championships which are scheduled to be held at Mindola Motocross Park in Kitwe, Zambia, in August.


This year’s FIM Africa Motocross of African Nations Ch...

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MEET TANYA MUZINDA - ZIMBABWE'S YOUNGEST MOTOCROSS CHAMP

Posted on June 13, 2018 at 4:25 AM Comments comments (0)




Some kids worry about their video games and school, others kick butts and break boundaries


What were you up to when you were 12 years old? I was finishing my last year of elementary school and life revolved around my Gameboy, Pokemon—back when there were only 150 of them—and my Pikachu Tamagotchi. Changing the world wasn’t exactly ...

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ZIMBABWE: BAKO SPARKLES AT TERRA TOPIA

Posted on June 13, 2018 at 3:35 AM Comments comments (0)


All is looking good for Zimbabwe's junior motocross sensation Emmanuel Bako who continued with his fine form in the South African circuit this year by scoring a double during round three of the 2018 Northern Regions Championship series at Terra Topia just outside Johannesburg where he won the 65cc and 85cc classes on Saturday.


Coming up against some of South Africa's top junior motocross riders at this one-day regional championship race meeting, Bako (12) once ag...

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ZIMBABWE'S FEMALE MOTOCROSS CHAMPION IS BREAKING GENDER BARRIERS AT JUST 12 YEARS OLD

Posted on June 11, 2018 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (0)




Most people at the young age of six were eager to learn how to ride that new bike their parents bought for them.


But Tanya Muzinda was already handling a motorbike on her own and had begun tackling a male-dominated sport: motocross.


At just 12, she is already an accomplished motocross rider and the first ever female motocross champion...

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ZIMBABWE: BAKO, MANUEL SHINE AT DONNYBROOK

Posted on June 7, 2018 at 4:40 AM Comments comments (0)

 



By Collin Matiza


There was no stopping two of the country's top junior motocross riders Emmanuel Bako and Daiyaan Manuel during round two of the 2018 Bogwheelers Club National Championship series at Donnybrook Raceway in Harare on Sunday where they stole the show in the 65cc and 85cc Class respe...

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TANYA, BAKO BACK AT DONNYBROOK

Posted on June 1, 2018 at 4:55 AM Comments comments (0)


Collin Matiza Sports Editor


ACE Zimbabwe’s female motocross rider Tanya Muzinda, fresh from winning a top regional sports award in Johannesburg, South Africa, last Saturday night, will lead a crew of the country’s top junior and senior bikers in the second round of the 2018 National Championship series at Donnybrook in Harare on Sunday.


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ZIMBABWE: BAKO, WASMUTH EYE SA MOTO-X TITLES

Posted on June 1, 2018 at 4:50 AM Comments comments (0)


By Collin Matiza


Two of Zimbabwe's top junior motocross riders Emmanuel Bako and Regan Wasmuth are now strongly in the running for the 2018 South African National Championship overall titles after producing some brilliant performances in the opening three rounds of this seven-round series.


Bako (12) is competing in the 65cc and 85cc (Juniors) classes while Wasmuth (14) is carrying the country's flag in the 125cc High School Class in this ...

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TANYA, MOYO HONOURED IN SA

Posted on May 29, 2018 at 2:55 AM Comments comments (0)




IT was a memorable weekend for Zimbabwe as motocross star Tanyaradzwa Muzinda was crowned Junior Sportswoman of the Year while Elford Moyo got the Sportsman of the Year with a disability award at the African Union Sports Council Region Five Regional Annual Sports Awards on Saturday.


The awards were held in Johannesburg, South Africa to honour outstanding a...

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ZIMBABWE: BIG BOOST FOR BAKO

Posted on May 15, 2018 at 2:50 AM Comments comments (0)


Published by:  Collin Matiza 




ACE Zimbabwe's junior motocross rider Emmanuel Bako has received a huge morale booster ahead of next weekend's third round of the 2018 South African National Championship series when a local jewellery company - BetterBrands Jewellery - sponsored him with a brand new KTM bike.


The third round of ...

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ZIMBABWE: BAKO, MUZINDA EXCEL IN SA, ZIM

Posted on May 9, 2018 at 4:25 AM Comments comments (0)





By Collin Matiza Sports Editor


TWO of Zimbabwe's top junior male and female motocross riders Emmanuel Bako and Tanya Muzinda made their presence felt during different race meetings held over the weekend in South Africa and Zimbabwe where they both earned places on the podium.


Bako was away in South Africa wher...

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BAKO BACK TO WINNING WAYS

Posted on April 17, 2018 at 7:25 AM Comments comments (0)




Collin Matiza Sports Editor

ZIMBABWE’S junior motocross champion rider Emmanuel Bako was back to his winning ways during the third round of the 2018 Inland Championship series at Dirt Bronco in Krugersdorp, South Africa, on Sunday where he clinched the 65cc Class title.


Bako (12) was back on the track after having finished second overall in the se...

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