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01 Apr 2019

BY PATIENCE LEPHOGOLE

The Orapa Cycling Club will host a classic cycling race with categories that include 115km, for P250, 55 km for P200, 20km fun ride for P100 with P50 discounted for ladies, juniors and youth registrations.

01 Apr 2019

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

The concomitant issues of sports awards and deserving recipients have yet again come to the fore this year.

On Wednesday, 3rd April, at venue still to be announced, the Mascom Top 8 awards are envisaged to be staged but already tongues are wagging over the nominees list.

01 Apr 2019

By Oratile Otsetswe

Sport in Botswana knows no gender boundaries as women take, with much vigour than ever before, leadership positions in different sport administration codes.

01 Apr 2019

By Anita Rannoba

It is not yet clear what the Botswana Defence Force XI Sporting Club (BDF XI SC) is up to in terms of inclusivity.

Following the dismissal of former head coach Anderson Phiri, the team is said to be on the verge of changing their structure to an all army technical team.

25 Mar 2019

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

The Botswana Football Association (BFA) corporate governance does not impress the Sports Minister.

The Sunday Standard has received information that Minister, Tshekedi Khama recently summoned the BFA leadership led by Maclean Letshwiti to his office to explain several sticky issues.

25 Mar 2019

Botswana Women’s Under 20 football team is set for the big stage in Europe where they will spend two weeks in a training camp. 

25 Mar 2019

BY ANITA RANNOBA

In his desire for the national team, Mogomotsi Teenage Mpote, the interim head coach for the zebras was to establish an all new dream team that will re-live the heydays of the then Zebras.

25 Mar 2019

Football is a money game. The more you have, chances are you will be successful. The world over, teams with financial muscle succeed more than those without.

This situation is no different from semi-professional and amateur football teams in the world, Botswana included.

18 Mar 2019

BY BOTLHALE KOOTHUPILE

For the first time in a long time, the Botswana Football Association (BFA) has set its eyes firmly on developing a robust football development programme.

18 Mar 2019

By Anita Rannoba

Batswana will have a crystal ball peep into the future of their national team when the Zebras take on Angola in the last fixture of the Afcon 2019 qualifiers.

18 Mar 2019

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

Botswana Telecommunications Corporation (BTC) tight lipped amid allegations it has written a letter to the Botswana Premier League (BPL) expressing concerns over the latter’s breach of contract.

The BTC, which is the BPL’s main sponsor for the elite league, is reportedly annoyed by the way the league is being run..

18 Mar 2019

BY PATIENCE LEPHOGOLE

The range of followers and interactions football teams have on social media, as if stadia are not enough, has come to be a battle field for different teams.

This is a challenge faced by the football business, which is staying aware of the pace of social media and what it stands for.

18 Mar 2019

BY GODFREY MOWANENG

The Botswana Football Association (BFA) is investigating two regions following failure to account for the financial year 2017/18.

15 Mar 2019

By Duncan Kgankenna

Jwaneng Galaxy rewrote history this past weekend as they beat Gaborone United (GU) to be crowned the 2018/2019 season Mascom Top 8 tournament champions.

The win meant Galaxy broke GU’s two finals unbeaten record and now remains the only team to have never lost a Mascom Top 8 final game.

15 Mar 2019

By Duncan Kgangkenna

The sports competitions wherever they are staged need a large crowd to spice up the event and to position a particular code to the best.

Marketing initiatives are implemented to lure crowds to the stadia and other competition venues.

15 Mar 2019

By Anita Rannoba

Despite Botswana Premier League football teams largely depending on gate takings to survive, the issue of ticketing remains unresolved.

With recent evidence of the type of ticketing the teams have been employing from very old tickets of passed games to using receipts, it is a clear is horribly going wrong

15 Mar 2019

By Patience Lephogole

Mexican Girls Football club has since the beginning of the season been terrorizing opponents in the Kweneng Regional Football Association (KRFA) women’s league as they aim to retain their title.

15 Mar 2019

By Patience Lephogole

The Botswana National Rugby league started this past weekend with matches held at the Jaguars’ Rugby Field in Block 8, Gaborone.

Jaguars hosted BDF Cheetahs in the first Super Rugby match of the 2019 season.

To the delight of many local rugby fans, the commencement of the league means a fun filled and thrilling battle field.

15 Mar 2019

By Godfrey Mowaneng

The contest for the First Division North League (DFDNL) is on between two clubs left with five games to play this season.

11 Mar 2019

BY ANITA RANNOBA

Sports has for a long time been seen as a forte for men. Thus, for women, a career in sport whether as a player or administrator, is laden with difficulties.

For a long time in Botswana, as it has been internationally, women have been brushed aside as their male counterparts dominated the arena.

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