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30 Nov 2018

By Anita Rannoba

Botswana is expected to take part in the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) World Beach Games, to be held in San Diego next year October.

30 Nov 2018

By Anita Rannoba

A sports and exercise Physician, Dr Lesedinyana Odiseng, says he has grave concerns over the way athletes are being treated by the Ministry of Youth Empowerment, Sports and Culture Development and the Botswana sporting fraternity.

27 Nov 2018

Botswana national Under 23 football team surmounted difficulties to earn a credible 1 – 1 draw away to Malawi in the second leg of the Afcon U23 final qualifiers.

Trailing 1 – 2 to their foes from the first leg encounter here at home, the young Zebras, who also had to contend with a hostile away crowd, had to play the game without their kit as it was lost in transit.

27 Nov 2018

Botswana Football Association (BFA)’s dream to have a world class football academy will soon turn in to a reality. This follows Botswana government’s agreement to avail a piece of land adjacent to Lekidi to the association to build a multimillion pula football academy.

27 Nov 2018

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

The Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC) is unable to fulfil its mandate because of limited grants from the government and the high maintenance costs of the stadium infrastructures.

These sentiments were shared by the BNSC Chairperson, Solly Reikeletseng during the Annual General Meeting (AGM) with sport associations.

27 Nov 2018

By Godfrey Mowaneng

Botswana Football Association (BFA) is allegedly mulling over a decision not to renew a technical sponsor contract it has with local kit supplier All Kasi ‘for alleged incompetence.’

27 Nov 2018

BY ORATILE OTSETSWE

Legal Guard has taken a bold step to inspire other corporates to play a pivotal role in women football and women sports.

On Wednesday this past week, the company showed their interest in promoting women sport in Botswana as they partnered with Township Rollers Ladies football team as Technical sponsors.

27 Nov 2018

Francistown East legislator Buti Billy has called on the government to formulate a compulsory sports sponsorship policy for liquor dealers and manufacturers in Botswana.

Making his contribution to President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s maiden State of the Nation (SONA) address, the Francistown East legislator said it is crucial that such a policy be formulated to benefit sporting codes.

27 Nov 2018

BY ORATILE OTSETSWE

Botswana Softball Association (BSA) is forging ahead with plans to prepare the senior national men’s team that will compete at Africa Qualifiers which are scheduled for January 2019 in South Africa (SA).

27 Nov 2018

BY PATIENCE LEPHOGOLE

Botswana Badminton Association (BBA) is making huge strides in the development of technical personnel as it is in the field of play.

As a testimony to such, the BBA has had two of its personnel selected as Badminton World Federation (BWF) certified judges.

23 Nov 2018

When national Under 23 football team coach Letang Kgengwenyane and his charges left for their return leg of the Afcon U23 qualifiers, they would have been under no illusion as to how hard a task was lying ahead.

23 Nov 2018

By Patience Lephogole

23 Nov 2018

By Oratile Otsetswe

Women in Action will host their first annual charity marathon to eliminate violence against women and children on the 9th of December in Gaborone. The event is dubbed “Run for our women and our Children” under the hash tag #hearmetoo.

23 Nov 2018

By Patience Lephogole

The Director of Culture, Sports and Recreation at the University of Botswana (UB), Raj Rathedi, has finally announced his pending retirement from active national sports participation. Speaking to The Telegraph this week, Rathedi expressed gratitude to the nation which gave him love, care and attention throughout his valuable years in sports.

23 Nov 2018

By Godfrey Mowaneng

With the Debswana First Division South League (DFDSL) now in its sixth round, former premier league teams Mogoditshane Fighters and Uniao Flamengo Santos are struggling for their best form that it would be difficult to know where to start.

20 Nov 2018

It is still difficult to tell if the Raymond Tsheko led Mochudi Centre Chiefs is succumbing to pressure to ‘just’ relinquish power at the beleaguered Botswana Premier League (BPL) giants.

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.

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