Sports

17 Dec 2018

BY ANITA RANNOBA

High and unaffordable affiliation fees have forced erstwhile International Ryushin- Kan Karate Do Botswana to switch international allegiances from Ryushin-Kan International Karate Do Africa (RIKA) to NIHON Karate do KENWA KAI INT’L.

17 Dec 2018

BY ORATILE OTSETSWE

The allure of fame and a chance to eke out a living out of professional boxing is proving too much for local amateurs, both retired and active.

17 Dec 2018

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

The move to professionalise sport as an avenue of helping government in creating employment is said to be going in the right direction.

These sentiments were shared by the former Minister of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development, Thapelo Olopeng answering a question in parliament.

17 Dec 2018

Botswana Police Service will seek a separation of trial of suspects in a case relating to the armed robbery of top flight football outfit Township Rollers.

This follows the BPS’ failure to arrest the fifth suspect in the matter. The suspect, believed to be a certain Wabo Nthole, is believed to have fled to South Africa to escape clutches of the law.

17 Dec 2018

BY PATIENCE LEPHOGOLE

For athletes, on individual basis, being called for national duty is the pinnacle of a career, a moment of pride that needs to be cherished.

17 Dec 2018

By Godfrey Mowaneng

Talks over Baboloki Thebe’s long vaunted move to train in Ivory Coast have broken down. The celebrated Olympian 400m sprinter was expected to relocate to the West African country as part of his preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

09 Dec 2018

When the Botswana Football Association (BFA) finally announced the return of the FA Cup after a six year hiatus, a palpable sense of excitement and nostalgia engulfed local football followers.

There is something nostalgic, albeit even romantic about the FA Cup. The feeling that comes with the FA Cup is indescribable.

09 Dec 2018

By Godfrey Mowaneng

Whoever came up with the idiom ‘It never rains But it pours’ should have had Lobatse giants Extension Gunners in mind.

09 Dec 2018

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

A Botswana Premier League Disciplinary ruling that found Mochudi Centre Chiefs guilty on two counts of misconduct is likely to compound problems at the troubled Kgatleng outfit.

Chiefs, which is already in the relegation quagmire and in serious financial troubles was charged P10 000 and also forfeited three points and two goals.

09 Dec 2018

By Anita Rannoba

In a country now dominated by western culture and games, Botswana Traditional Sport and Games Confederation (BTSGC) has taken a conscious decision to resuscitate the country’s indigenous games.

According to Kenneth Middleton, President of BTSGC, the move comes as local traditional games are facing a threat of extinction.