Sports

14 Oct 2019

BY BOTLHALE KOOTHUPILE

The story of Botswana’s star athletes struggling with recurring injuries ahead of major competitions is nothing new to our shores.

For a long time now, untimely injuries have cost local athletes and the country dearly.

14 Oct 2019

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

The Botswana Football Association National Executive Committee (BFA NEC) internal wars seem perennial.

For a year now, the BFA NEC seems to have always embroiled in fights that saw some of its members failing to finish their term of office at the helm of the association.

14 Oct 2019

BY GODFREY MOWANENG

Following the recent reshuffling of the Zebras technical team, the Botswana Football Association (BFA) is caught between a rock and a hard place.

The Sunday Standard investigations have unearthed that some appointments within the team are unprofessional acts impeding law requirements of the country.

14 Oct 2019

BY ORATILE OTSETSWE

According to research, Physical Literacy (PL) is the development of vital movement and skills especially for sports.

08 Oct 2019

BY BOTLHALE KOOTHUPILE

Extension Gunners may find themselves into the abyss after it emerged that the club has been reported to the Botswana Football Association (BFA) club licensing First Instance Body (FIB) for outstanding payments.

08 Oct 2019

BY ANITA RANNOBA

For athletes and footballers in particular, a serious injury means more time on the road to hospital than in the football pitch.

Without medical cover and with teams struggling financially, for local footballers, an injury can spell a premature end to a football career.

08 Oct 2019

BY GODFREY MOWANENG

Former 800m Olympics finalist Glody Dube has fired salvos demanding respect and commitment from all stakeholders claiming to support sport in the country.

Dube insinuates that bonuses pledged to athletes ahead of competitions and mouth-watering prize monies are a catalytic factor to athletes’ injuries.

08 Oct 2019

BY PATIENCE LEPHOGOLE

The relegation of Kgatleng based Mochudi Centre Chiefs has come as a blessing for the Debswana First Division South league and its teams alike.

The arrival of the much decorated ‘Magosi’ in first division has brought excitement and pushed the division back into the national spotlight.

30 Sep 2019

BY BOTLHALE KOOTHUPILE

What a difference a year or three makes! Almost this time three years ago in 2016, the Botswana Football Association (BFA) was allegedly P10 million in the red.

“Back then, we were financially in intensive care unit,” BFA 2nd Vice President Marshlow Motlogelwa explains.

30 Sep 2019

BY ORATILE OTSETSWE

The Botswana Basketball Association (BBA) has expressed gratitude at the scholarship opportunities afforded to its excelling athletes to develop their talent.