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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.

04 Nov 2018

BY GODFREY MOWANENG

BTC Premiership giants Township Rollers has called for support from the Botswana Premier League (BPL) as they prepare to conquer Africa in the 2018/19 CAF Champions league scheduled to kick start this month.

04 Nov 2018

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

Botswana Football Association (BFA) and Lobatse Extension Gunners chairperson Tariq Babitseng are headed for collision over a long unresolved 2014 money issue.

This follows a letter of demand from the BFA calling on the former BFA Executive committee to retire some of the ‘imprest’ he was given years ago while on national duties.

04 Nov 2018

“Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity,” so goes a Poem titled The Second Coming by William Butler Yeats.

04 Nov 2018

Botswana Football Association (BFA) is optimistic it will be able to drastically reduce its deficit in the coming year.

Contrary to reports making rounds that the association is P18 million in debt, Motlogelwa said the association this year reported its lowest deficit in years.

02 Nov 2018

BY PATIENCE LEPHOGOLE

Botswana took a step closer to the ICC WT20 Africa qualifiers with a well deserved nine (9) wicket victory over a hapless Eswatini today (Wednesday).

01 Nov 2018

Another weekend, another adventure! The BTC Premiership has caught fire .., literally!

It was another weekend full of ups and downs as the BTC Premiership went into its ninth (9th) week.

As is now the norm in the BTC Premiership for the past two seasons, it was drama, excitement and disappointments.

01 Nov 2018

By Anita Rannoba

Reining BTC premiership league champions, Township Rollers are finalising contractual terms with former Gaborone united coach, Rodolfo Zapata following the departure of Nikola Kavazovic.

01 Nov 2018

By Anita Rannoba

Debswana First Division North League (DFDL) is mourning the death of two players - Lovemore Murirwa of Sua Flamingos and Lesego Matoteng of Morupole Wanderers - who died after being involved in fatal accidents in a space of two days.

01 Nov 2018

By John Regonamanye

In the wake of escalating reports of doping in Botswana, a member of Ntlo Ya Dikgosi traditional leaders Kgosi Kgomotso Boiditswe has asked for clarification from the minister of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Thapelo Olopeng over the type of drugs prohibited at the Olympics and athletics competitions.

01 Nov 2018

By Godfrey Mowaneng

Who performed well and who left much to be desired with eyes on them in the Debswana First Division South League and Debswana First Division North League? Well the third round of games were as eventful as ever with fantastic compositions and some jaw-dropping reactions.

01 Nov 2018

National Brands Limited (NBL) Botswana country manager Saidi Sheleni says the country’s famed tea brand Five Roses is in Botswana sports to stay.

28 Oct 2018

A mutiny is brewing up at troubled local football giants Mochudi Centre Chiefs where supporters are allegedly planning an ouster of the team’s current management.

On a day that the team players boycotted scheduled BTC Premiership match against Miscellaneous, details are now emerging that fed up supporters are grouping and planning to ring changes at the Kgatleng outfit.

28 Oct 2018

A mere six days after putting a commendable fight against league champions Township Rollers, Mochudi Centre Chiefs now finds itself in a spot of bother as players refused to turn up for a scheduled BTC Premiership match.

According to sources, the players refused to board the bus for their clash against Miscellaneous in Serowe demanding they be paid their dues as was agreed.

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