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20 Nov 2018

Ask the former Botswana Premier League (BPL) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Bennett Mamelodi about football politics and the answer is always simple - “I am not a football politician. I am an administrator.”

20 Nov 2018

BY GODFREY MOWANENG

Lekidi Football Centre is certainly set to be a theatre of war for Debswana First Division South League (DFDSL) log leaders Gilport Lions as the battle for three point pocketed in their first match of the season against Modipane United goes to the judiciary table.

20 Nov 2018

BY PATIENCE LEPHOGOLE

As with other boxing associations across the world, Botswana Boxing Association (BoBA) will await with bated breath the outcome of the International Olympics Committee (IOC)’s decision on the future of boxing’s inclusion in the Olympic Games.

The sport risks being ousted from the Olympic games for failure to adhere to the Olympic ideals.

20 Nov 2018

By Anita Rannoba

When Botswana lost two athletes, Gofaone Tiro and Leatile Setabosigo in the successive months of April and May last year, the warning signs should have been seen.

Lessons should have been learnt. Both athletes, who were in their prime and looked healthy, collapsed and died at training. But as it is, the lessons were never learnt.

18 Nov 2018

Botswana Athletics Association (BAA) vice president Kenneth Kikwe is optimistic the association will meet its anti doping obligations.

This follows the placement of Botswana in category B by the Integrity Unit Board of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) this past Friday.

18 Nov 2018

By Oratile Otsetswe

It's a game of strategy and patience that has been played for centuries, and now local and international players from different African countries are set to do battle with chess players from all over the country.

18 Nov 2018

By Godfrey Mowaneng

Former BTC premiership clubs Gilport Lions and Tafic are leading the pack in Debswana First Division League south and north respectively.

18 Nov 2018

By Patience Lephogole

Prisons XI Public Relations Officer (PRO) Oagile Kojane has expressed optimism that the team’s second win of the season will galvanize it to perform better in its coming fixtures.

18 Nov 2018

By Oratile Otsetswe

Three local taekwondo teams combined to scoop a staggering 29 medals in the just ended Korean Ambassador’s Cup Taekwondo Championship 2018 which was held in Pretoria, South Africa over the weekend.

18 Nov 2018

By Anita Rannoba

A long road lies ahead for Botswana’s elite karate star Ofentse Bakwadi as he prepares to qualify and represent the country at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in Japan.

11 Nov 2018

By Duncan Kgangkenna

Sport is one of the avenues that can be used to diversify the economy and platform to reduce the scourge of high unemployment among the youth. The contribution of what sport can do in the economy and to the nation has not gone unnoticed to Botswana’s political leadership.

11 Nov 2018

By Botlhale Koothupile

At the height of the Botswana Football Association (BFA) regional elections, the current regime eyed Kanye United owner Sebonego Sebonego as the man to succeed Lesego Leaketsa as the Southern Region Football Association (SORFA) chairman.

11 Nov 2018

The Godfrey Mowaneng

The impending departure of Notwane gaffer Keitumetse ‘Pio’ Paul is allegedly said to be due to the constant meddling and interference in the team selection by team management.

09 Nov 2018

President Dr Mokgweetsi Masisi says the government would continue to develop grassroots sports in the country. He disclosed this when delivering his first state of the nation (SONA) address on Monday at Parliament.

09 Nov 2018

By Anita Rannoba

"Some people believe football is a matter of life and death, I am very disappointed with that attitude. I can assure you it is much, much more important than that” – Bill Shankly.

09 Nov 2018

By Oratile Otsetswe

Botswana Chess Federation(BCF) will host the second annual 2018 chess tournament for elderly  players aged 35 years and above on the 10th of November at Botho University in Francistown.

09 Nov 2018

By Duncan Kgangkenna

League chairpersons are accusing the Botswana Premier league office of showing favouritism towards the league champions Township Rollers over the use of the national stadium. The concerned chairpersons also allege that Rollers is being favored because the board chairman, Jagdish Shah is using his position for personal gain.

09 Nov 2018

By Anita Rannoba

All roads lead to the Botswana National Youth Council (BNYC) grounds on the 24th of November for the second edition of ‘The Max’ wheelchair basket ball tournament. The tournament is organized by former national team basketball player and gender based violence activist, Malebogo “Max” Molefhe through the Malebogo Max Trust Foundation.

04 Nov 2018

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

The Botswana Football Association leadership is accused of purging football administrators/officials who are linked to the past regime.

This follows the recent wholesale suspension of the Debswana First Division North (DFDN) executive committee which is believed to be aligned with former BFA president, Tebogo Sebego.

04 Nov 2018

BY PATIENCE LEPHOGOLE

Botswana Cricket Association (BCA) National team Head Coach Joseph Angara has hailed the country’s national team efforts in Africa qualifiers. 

Angara shared the sentiments on the backdrop of the qualification of the team to compete at the Africa Qualifier finals billed for Uganda in May 2019.

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