Sports

27 Sep 2018

The saying that ‘behind every successful man is a woman’ bears a lot of truth for Botswana’s high flying athletics coach Justice Dipeba.

As the emotional Dipeba received recognition from the University of Botswana (UB) for the stellar work he is doing as a coach this past Monday, he thanked his wife and kids for the support they are giving him.

27 Sep 2018

An intense battle looks on the cards as the battle for title honours in the BTC Premiership intensifies.

Five matches into the season, only a point margin separates the top seven teams in the BTC Premiership table standings.

27 Sep 2018

Botswana deaf athletes put up an extra ordinary performance at the National Soccer and Netball deaf Championships. The games which were held over the weekend at Durban, South Africa helped showcase Botswana’s rich array of talent.

During the games, Botswana emerged winners in the football category while South Africa proved superior in netball.

23 Sep 2018

Gaborone United (GU) Chairman Boitumelo Nsunge has rubbished reports that the club is facing another lawsuit for not paying a former player.

Early this week, rumours started circulating that GU’s former Zambian player Jefferry Sikapite had written a letter of demand to the embattled club asking for his dues.

23 Sep 2018

Township Rollers is allegedly moving closer to changing from a society to a fully fledged company. According to sources close to the team hierarchy, preparations are at an advanced stage to change the status of the club.

23 Sep 2018

Botswana Football Association (BFA) has parted ways with its erstwhile suspended Finance Officer and former acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Susan Lawrence.

While the association is still cagey with details regarding its alleged sacking of Lawrence, the latter has however confirmed she has indeed left the employ of the BFA.

23 Sep 2018

Tsaone Latiwa of Botrail Cycling club has become the latest cyclist to receive an elite scholarship to study abroad and further her sporting career.

The 19 year old will soon leave for Griffith College in Queensland, Australia, to pursue Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Sciences for duration of five and a half years.

23 Sep 2018

Botswana Football Association (BFA) has confirmed that it has taken back the hospitality kit that was given to the national Under 17 side that did duty at the COSAFA Under 17 tournament that was hosted in Mauritius.

17 Sep 2018

Former Botswana Football Association (BFA) employees Odirile Daka and Stephen Maleka are facing multiple charges of defrauding the always cash trapped association.

Daka and Maleka were recently arraigned before Extension II magistrate court Babedi Rankoro but their plea was reserved for later date and the accused can bring legal representation.

17 Sep 2018

The Debswana First Division League teams and players will have to wait a little longer to kick a ball in anger.

This follows the indefinite suspension of the league due to hiccups in authorizing grants, completing payments and logistics. The league was supposed to start in both the north and south sides this previous weekend.