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21 May 2017

BTC Premiership giants Township Rollers have called for their own private investigation into the ticket fraud that haunted the club in a game that was played last month against rivals Mochudi Centre Chiefs at the National Stadium. 

21 May 2017

Veteran defensive midfielder, Boitumelo “Navara” Mafoko, was the toast of the night last Thursday night as Jwaneng Galaxy swept all but one award on offer during the Mascom Top 8 awards ceremony. 

The 37-year-old Galaxy player was crowned the Mascom Top 8 Player of the Tournament during the ceremony which was held at the Gaborone International Conference Centre.

21 May 2017

ABSA Premiership 2016/17 championship-winning coach Gavin Hunt has showered attacking midfielder Mogakolodi Ngele with praise following his club, Bidvest Wits’s first maiden league title. 

Wits successfully dethroned Mamelodi Sundowns this week after pushing aside Polokwane City with a 2-nil victory when the former champs were held to a 2 all draw by Maritzburg United.

21 May 2017

Extension II Court Magistrate Ntombizodwa Ncube will tomorrow rule on a bail application by four suspects appearing in a case of robbery on Township Rollers officials.

The case emanates from an incident on April 15 when the officials were allegedly attacked and robbed of about P200 000 in gate takings and other valuables by five people.

14 May 2017

The Footballers Union of Botswana (FUB) wants national league teams to work according to players’ contracts to the letter. 

FUB also calls for players’ insurance payouts or compensation on injuries or death that occurs at work.  

14 May 2017

Uncertainty continues to cloud the commencement of the Botswana Volleyball Federation (BVF) League as new sponsors are not coming up.

Ever since the departure of erstwhile league sponsors Mascom Wireless, the BVF leadership has been running around to find new funders to no avail.

14 May 2017

Chain Ring bicycle riders will take to the saddle for a lengthy seven-day expedition from Kasane to Gaborone to raise awareness against cancer.  

The event dubbed “Ride for Pink”’ main objective is to raise awareness in villages, towns and cities to encourage people to test for cancers.  

14 May 2017

The newly elected Botswana Karate Association (BOKA) National Executive Committee (NEC) has hit the ground running.

Just a month into their reign, the Tshepo Bathai-led committee has moved to resuscitate BOKA commissions in a bid to fast forward the sport’s growth.

14 May 2017

Botswana Football Association (BFA) president Mclean Letshwiti is said to have turned down a meaningful Confederation of African Football (CAF) vice presidency position. 

Rumours are that Letshwiti was the man on the forefront for the position at the nominations this week in Manama, Bahrain last week. 

14 May 2017

Promoted Debswana First Division League (DFDL) clubs Sharps Shooting Stars and Tafic FC are on a mission to turn professional.

The two clubs have expressed their intentions to make an impact in the growth of domestic football.

07 May 2017

Fired ex-Botswana Premier League (BPL) Chief Executive Officer Bennett Mamelodi has taken his legal wrangle with the Botswana Football Association (BFA) in another direction.

07 May 2017

“A prophet is without honour only in his hometown, among his relatives, and in his own household.” 

For Botswana’s ace athletics coach Mogomotsi Otsetswe, the above words hold more truth than imagined. An athletics coach par excellence, Otsetswe is revered and coveted more abroad and less regarded here in his native Botswana.

07 May 2017

South African professional boxers under Kalakoda Promotions will arrive in Gaborone sometime in July 2017 to honour late local pro boxer Hebert Nkabiti.

The boxers will take compete in a tribute tournament organised by the said stable. 

07 May 2017

After a long battle to try and get the Botswana Premier League forensic audit report debated in the open court, former BPL Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Bennett Mamelodi, may finally get his wish.

This past Tuesday (May 2), Mamelodi served the Botswana Football Association (BFA) with court papers showing his intentions to challenge the report.

07 May 2017

Gaborone International Meet (GIM) organisers have promised an improved and better event next year.

Formerly known as Sports View International Meet, the GIM was held on April 29 at the National Stadium.

While this year’s event had attracted a good number of high profile athletes from and outside Botswana, it was marred by poor organisation.

07 May 2017

Four candidates vying for the Botswana Chess Federation (BCF) presidency claims to know what it takes to take the organisation to another level. 

All the candidates have gone through the ranks of the federation as national team players and some at administration level. 

02 May 2017

Township Rollers officials investigating the recent ticket scam  say they are looking into how a non-employee of the Botswana Premier League (BPL) was allowed to handle match tickets.

02 May 2017

At the recent CAF presidential elections, the COSAFA region was for the first time so united and made sur e that the long-serving president Issa Hayatou was sent packing. 

Despite being the biggest block in Africa, COSAFA has for a long time found it hard to lead Africa but this time around it was not to be as Ahmed Ahmed of Madagascar won hands down. 

02 May 2017

Tough competition is expected in the coming Botswana Chess Federation (BCF) elective annual general assembly scheduled for May 27 in Kanye.  

Chess clubs and the game’s followers are going for the AGM amid confusion over interpretation of the BCF constitution. 

02 May 2017

A stellar performance by Botswana’s young track athletes at the World Relays in Bahamas has left veteran runner Isaac Makwala salivating at the prospect of beating the best at the World Championships.

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