Sports

17 Jun 2019

BY BOTLHALE KOOTHUPILE

Despite the fleece, the Botswana Premier League (BPL) is still in the red. The league is currently said to be back to close to P3 million in debt.

This was revealed by the league Vice Chairman Solomon Mantswe addressing the BPL Annual General Assembly (AGM) this past Friday.

17 Jun 2019

BY BOTLHALE KOOTHUPILE

After months of futile attempts to uncover the truth, the Botswana Premier League (BPL) has acknowledged being faced with problems with the league sponsors - the Botswana Telecommunications Corporation (BTC).

17 Jun 2019

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

Jwaneng Galaxy’s war with the Botswana Premier League over the rescheduled match between Township Rollers and Miscellaneous is far from over.

On the 7th of May this year, the Jwaneng based outfit wrote a letter to the BPL questioning the legality of the game which was played on the evening of that very same day.

17 Jun 2019

BY PATIENCE LEPHOGOLE

The Botswana Rugby Union (BRU) over the weekend sent the girls national under-18 and boys under 19 teams to the fourth edition of the Soweto 10’s Rugby Tournament to be played from 15-16 June 2019.

10 Jun 2019

BY ANITA RANNOBA & BOTLHALE KOOTHUPILE

What a difference a fortnight makes! Days on from the joy of a triumphant return from the Zone 6 Karate Championships, a storm of controversy threatens to bring down the Botswana Karate Association (BOKA)’s house of cards.

10 Jun 2019

BY PATIENCE LEPHOGOLE

Botswana Sport Volunteer Movement (SVM) in conjunction with Botswana National Sports Commission (BNSC) and the Botswana National Blood Transfusion Services will host a blood donation event on the 15th June, 2019. This will be held at the national stadium in Gaborone from 0900hours.

10 Jun 2019

The Botswana Railways (BR) is to revel in multiple opportunities from the Botswana Tourism Organization (BTO) proposal to provide special rail transport for leisure travelers and fans for the annual “Mmantshwabisi” Desert Race Event, scheduled for Selebi Phikwe between 21 and 23 June.

10 Jun 2019

Botswana Sectors of Educators Union (BOSETU) has instructed their members to quit and withdraw immediately from sport activities.

The BOSETU directive brings to an end a protracted battle between the teachers unions and government over allowances given to teachers involved in sports at school level.

10 Jun 2019

BY PATIENCE LEPHOGOLE

From time to time workers go on strike due to low wages or looking for an increase in their salaries, which they gradually get with time.

If I recall well, just this past month April, military personnel got an increase which they even called ‘Ntlole’.

07 Jun 2019

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

On Friday football club Galaxy wrote a letter to the Botswana Premier League (BPL) requesting answers on a protest they have filed against the rescheduled league fixture between Township Rollers and Miscellaneous.