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10 Sep 2018

Former Botswana Premier League Chief Executive Officer (BPL CEO) Bennett Mamelodi has vowed to go back to the trenches and wage a fierce legal battle against the Botswana Football Association (BFA).

Speaking through his attorney Dutch Leburu in the aftermath of losing his case against the BFA, Mamelodi said he will not let up until justice is served.

10 Sep 2018

A divided house of Gaborone United (GU) will this coming weekend converge for a Special General Meeting (SGM) to elect an Executive Committee to lead it past the treacherous waters it is currently wading through.

10 Sep 2018

Former Botswana Football Association (BFA) President Tebogo Sebego says he will welcome any FIFA sanctioned investigation into his conduct should the football world governing body seek to do such.

10 Sep 2018

Botswana’s first traditional games team to bring home medals from an international competition was recently awarded recognition certificates and their medals.

Officially handing the team awards, the Director of Botswana Traditional Games (BOTGA) Evah Kesiilwe said the team had performed well beyond expectations.

02 Sep 2018

Sources close to Township Rollers say football politics may have played a role in the team’s failure to comply with the Confederation of African Football (CAF) broadcast requirements.

02 Sep 2018

High Court Judge Justice Godfrey Radijeng will this coming Thursday (September 6) deliver judgment on the long running feud between former Botswana Premier League (BPL) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Bennett Mamelodi and the Botswana Football Association (BFA).

02 Sep 2018

Botswana Badminton Association (BBA) has vowed to do all it can to ensure they host successful Botswana Closed championships.

Despite being faced with lack of proper infrastructure and shortage of funds to host games and tournaments, the association is adamant that it will not be deterred in their plans to host Botswana Closed.

27 Aug 2018

“It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing,” so goes a saying by Shakespeare in Macbeth.

For the Botswana senior national football team, The Zebras, these sayings may have an even better meaning.

Regime upon regime, the Zebras have been promised better payment system, and yet nothing ever suffices.

27 Aug 2018

Having worked within the Botswana Premier League for a season, I realised that one of the most urgent matters that clubs need to address is the privacy of their training, programme and planning.

27 Aug 2018

With just over a month to go before the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announces the 2022 Olympic Youth Games hosts, Botswana is optimistic of winning the bid.

The country, along with three other African countries, being Nigeria, Senegal and Tunisia are vying to host the first Youth Olympics in African soil.

27 Aug 2018

Excitement is building up ahead of the much anticipated second edition of the Under 18 (U18) national 3 on 3 Young Lion’s Cup basketball tournament tour which is scheduled to start this coming weekend.

27 Aug 2018

As a way of celebrating its 20th anniversary, mobile network operator - Mascom Wireless – saw it fit to extend the celebratory mood to cycling by increasing the prize money for the winners of the upcoming 4th annual Mascom Cycle Challenge.

27 Aug 2018

Botswana National Olympic Committee (BNOC) has put a bid to host the 2022 Youth Olympic Games with the belief the hosting will improve sports in the country.

 

It will be the first time the continent host the games and Botswana having hosted the second Youth Africa Games believe they will be able to stage the world youth event.

23 Aug 2018

The Botswana Premier League is back and so is the excitement and the disappointment that comes with it.

The opening week saw a whooping 23 goals scored, with almost half of the goals coming from two matches, the entertaining 3 all draw between Extension Gunners and Mochudi Centre Chiefs as well as the lopsided 5 – 0 defeat of league newbies Prisons XI by Jwaneng Galaxy.

23 Aug 2018

Given a chance to shine and qualify at the African Women Netball Championship qualifiers’ tournament which is also the World Cup qualifiers, Botswana women’s team’s hope of qualifying seems to have fallen apart.

23 Aug 2018

Botswana Premier League (BPL) management’s new ticketing dispensation which sees teams source and sell tickets for their own home Premier league matches came into effect this past weekend.

The new ticketing dispensation was adopted after some premier league teams complained that the companies that were contracted to sell tickets failed to deliver.

23 Aug 2018

Weeping relatives and fans gathered around the coffin of Rasego Maseki over the weekend at his home village of Mmadinare, mourning the fighter who was stabbed to death.

23 Aug 2018

Galaxy assistant coach Matshediso Moseki has fired a warning to champions Township Rollers that Jwaneng Galaxy are going all-out to take their Premier League crown this season. Hopes are high at Galaxy after they mauled Prisons XI 5 nil on the opening weekend of the new campaign.

23 Aug 2018

Serbian instructor, Igor Kovacevic will be undertaking a series of coaching clinics for basketball coaches in Botswana from August 20th to September 14th.  This is all part of a move by the Botswana Basketball Association (BBA’s) drive to develop the game across the country.

20 Aug 2018

The announcement of the 2017/2018 Botswana Premier League season awards winners has caused uproar as people question the integrity of the nomination system.

Following the low key announcement of the winners, there are already murmurs of disapproval as some football followers opine the BPL the awards may have been staged just to save face ahead of the start of the new season.

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