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23 Aug 2006

Last week Sunday marked the official kickoff of the First National Bank sponsored Youth development golf programme.

A substantial number of youths from the Gaborone area participated in the prestigious golf development programme.

23 Aug 2006

Gaborone glamour side, Notwane Football Club last week completed the signing of crack Township Rollers and Zebras marksman, Tshepiso “Sox” Molwantwa, Notwane spokesperson, Pudi “Ace” Mooki, revealed to Sunday Standard Sport.

23 Aug 2006

Many who have watched the Township Rollers side destined to conquer in the 2006/2007 season, would agree that the team would be difficult to beat. Reason: the enlisting of midfielder, Boitumelo Mafoko, from Tasc.

14 Aug 2006

The 2006 Orange Kabelano Charity Cup champions, Township Rollers, got a rude awakening from South African Premier Soccer League wonder boys, Silver Stars. Rollers got a 2-0 thrashing at the Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace in Phokeng, South Africa, last weekend.

14 Aug 2006

Sir Seretse Khama Barracks based BDF Cheetahs last weekend consolidated their supremacy in Botswana rugby by walloping a sorry-looking Selebi-Phikwe based EMG Gunners 57-13 in Selebi-Phikwe.

Gunners, a soldier dominated rugby team, had vowed to get off to a winning start at the expense of Cheetahs. From the 3 games they have played so far, Gunners are still to register a win.

14 Aug 2006

Selebi-Phikwe golf club’s Shane Granger won the Makgadikgadi golf open played in Sowa town.

This was the first time that Granger won a Botswana golf union tournament. The event was played on a 36 holes stroke play on the attractive Sowa golf club course.

14 Aug 2006

Silver Stars new recruit, Phenyo “Mzambiya” Mongala, had a stormer against Township Rollers last weekend at the Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace, in Phokeng, South Africa.

Mongala, who was playing against his former team for the first time since leaving the Botswana shores two months ago, was at his usual best after coming on as a second half substitute.

05 Jul 2006

Despite mounting complaints about the styles of refereeing at the ongoing FIFA World Cup games in Germany, the Principal of Botswana football referee’s commission Harries Lebotse is happy.

05 Jul 2006

The net seems to be closing on Mogoditshane Fighters.

Their frantic battles to remain in the elite Mascom League Division hit a further set back on Thursday when their appeal was dismissed.

05 Jul 2006

JB Sports which has been sponsoring the Men’s Volleyball mini gala league have now switched their loyalties in favour of the code’s women.

A Volleyball lover and spectator Candy Mayer told Sunday Standard Sport that JB Sports should not have left men in the lurch.

29 Jun 2006

One of the fastest bowlers in World Cricket, South African Makhaya Ntini, on Wednesday visited Gaborone on personal business. The mega star could not escape the attention of the local cricket family who asked him to go and see their structures at the Cricket association.

29 Jun 2006

Francistown - based new kids on the block, Ecco City Greens, made a historic appearance among the teams short listed for the annual Orange Kabelano Charity spectacular which will take place on the July 29th, but they face stiff competition as they have to muster enough votes against some of the country’s most popular teams

29 Jun 2006

The Copper and Nickel town of Selebi-Phikwe is renowned for having produced football players of unprecedented ability, some of whom went on to don the Na¬tional team jersies with pride, when football was played for the love of the game and not money.

Strangely, very little credit, or none at all is accorded the man who has been doing the dirty work in this sleepy small town.

29 Jun 2006

The JB Sports and Botswana Volleyball Federation relationship is a short term one, according to the contract signed. JB Sports has agreed to sponsor the women volleyball league for only one season, Volleyball Sports Development Officer, Mission Mereyotlhe, told Sunday Standard Sport.

28 Jun 2006

Gaborone cricket club Afro Indies has joined the fierce race to hold aloft the Botsogo 35 Overs trophy come the end of the season.

The bookmaker’s bet for the crown has always been perennial champions, Technology Bytes, formerly Nashua, and another exciting side, United Gymkhana.

28 Jun 2006

Gaborone cricket club Afro Indies has joined the fierce race to hold aloft the Botsogo 35 Overs trophy come the end of the season.

The bookmaker’s bet for the crown has always been perennial champions, Technology Bytes, formerly Nashua, and another exciting side, United Gymkhana.

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