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18 Feb 2019

By Mosidi Mokaeya

Zebras and Township Rollers midfielder Ofentse 'Size 10' Nato will appear before the Mogobane Customary court on Tuesday to face charges of stock theft.

17 Feb 2019

By Godfrey Mowaneng

Efforts to axe the national team coach Major David Bright hit a snag last week the Sunday Standard has learnt.

This amid allegations the firing of the coach was intercepted by Bright himself following which he dropped a three-day leave note ahead of the alleged sacking.

17 Feb 2019

BY ORATILE OTSETSWE

Sport has for a long time been misunderstood as a man’s alliance. Consequently, sportswomen suffer issues of discrimination, sexism and bullying.

However women are now turning the tide and advocating for equal treatment in sport by mentoring and promoting each other.

17 Feb 2019

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

Local swimmers hope to make the country proud by winning medals in the regional African Swimming Association Zone VI hosted by the City of Windhoek, Namibia.

Prior to their departure, Team Botswana manager Kgaotsang Matthews was optimistic the team will perform to the best of their ability.

17 Feb 2019

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

The Botswana Premier League (BPL) has ended its protracted dispute with its former employee over outstanding allowances accrued to him following unlawful suspension a little over two years ago by settling out of court.

17 Feb 2019

BY PATIENCE LEPHOGOLE

There is a perception that modern footballers live a charmed life that they play the sport they love and are paid lavishly for that.

They have all fame and adulation of supporters. Theirs is a life on the fast lane. Snazzy dressers, flashy cars and all the trappings associated with being a star. They are living the dream.

17 Feb 2019

BY PATIENCE LEPHOGOLE

Local athletic supporters may be in for a treat if plans by the organisers of the Gaborone International Meet (GIM) come to fruition.

Having welcomed a host of international athletes during the 2018 meet, organisers say they want to bring only quality international athletes to the event.

14 Feb 2019

The Telegraph reporter, Botlhale Koothupile, takes a bird’s eye view of the state of our football for the past week.

The BTC Premiership will once again take centre stage this week following an interesting and dramatic Mascom Top 8 semi-finals weekend action.

14 Feb 2019

By Duncan Kgangkenna

When teams feel mounting pressure and the results are not satisfactory to the management coaches are shown the exit door.

BDF XI, the army side are expected to do just that  - fire their Zambian mentor Anderson Phiri this week according to sources.

14 Feb 2019

By Godfrey Mowaneng

The sky is the limit for former sports journalist Alex Basimanebotlhe Malete .

He has crafted his career from coaching women football to second assistant coach in the BTC premiership.

14 Feb 2019

By Duncan Kgangkenna

Sports development from grassroots level has been a song every sport leader sings with passion and enthusiasm.

Local sporting bodies have been advocating for the facilities to be developed in order to achieve excellence in the world of sports.

14 Feb 2019

By Anita Rannoba

The reality of ignorance in local football’s top echelons was laid bare for all to see this past weekend as confusion reigned supreme at the end of extra time in the Mascom Top 8 clash between rivals Gaborone United and Township Rollers.

11 Feb 2019

BY BOTLHALE KOOTHUPILE

When Minister Tshekedi Khama was appointed to the Sports portfolio, he would have not expected to see himself in the thick mud of things so quickly.

Immediately after his appointment, Khama had to contend with the departure of the then long serving Botswana National Sports Commission (BNSC) Chairperson Solly Reikeletseng.

11 Feb 2019

BY GODFREY MOWANENG

Major David Bright is allegedly engaging his legal team for advice amid dismissal threats by the Botswana Football Association (BFA).

This follows uncertainty surrounding the former under 23 coach’s future at the national team before his three-year contract elapses.

11 Feb 2019

DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

The Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) has not spared the Botswana National Sports Commission (BNSC) from power cuts on account of non-payment of electricity bills.

11 Feb 2019

BY PATIENCE LEPHOGOLE

The Botswana National Sports Council (BNSC) says it is making inroads in as far as its “Earn your stripes” responsibility to develop athletes from an early age throughout their sports activities is concerned.

03 Feb 2019

By Botlhale Koothupile

When the Botswana Football Association (BFA) hauled its former president Tebogo Sebego over the coals in December last year, it must have felt like they finally got their coup de grace.

03 Feb 2019

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC) stadia may soon be out of bounds for premier league teams if the Botswana Premier league office fails to pay outstanding debts.

03 Feb 2019

By Anita Rannoba 

Local boxers will be seeking to make an indelible impression when the country debuts at the annual Bocskai Istvan Memorial International Tournament next week.

The tournament, which will be celebrating its 63rd year of existence will be held in Debrecen, Hungary from the 5th – 10th of this month.

03 Feb 2019

BY ORATILE OTSETSWE

Local referees have been challenged to work hard and perform to the best of their abilities in order to advance their skills to be among the best in the world.

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