Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC) was last week humiliated after High court Judge Justice Letsididi set aside its decision to ban the president of Botswana Amateur Fencing Federation (BAFF) Gaolatwe Modongo from participating in sport.
Writing in his book ‘Presidential Power and the Modern President: The Politics of Leadership from Roosevelt to Reagan’, renowned presidency scholar Richard Neustadt states that regardless of prior training, nothing prepares the individual for all the facets of the position of state president.
The day of reckoning beckons over the weekend for four clubs engaged in a last ditch to avoid relegation and remain in the BTC Premiership next season.
The 7th edition of the Diacore Gaborone Marathon took place on Sunday at the Grand palm Hotel. This time around there were a number of different categories to for athletes to participate in. The most intriguing race was the 42.2km marathon.
Many long distance runners took part in the 42.2km marathon due to the 1 million Pula (US$100. 000) prize tag.
The senior national team players are owed thousand of Pula in some allowances from the previous camps. This was confirmed by the Botswana Football Association (BFA) communications officer, Tumo Mpatane.
After more than a decade of playing in the dusty grounds of the first division, Prisons XI have finally earned themselves promotion to the premier league. The ‘Warders’ premiership drought was put to an end through the expertise of coach Phillimon Makwengwe who is also the former BFA senior technical officer.
Newly promoted Jwaneng Fighters coach has strongly condemned the format used to fixture matches for the Debswana promotional playoffs. Fighters was promoted to the Debswana First Division South League (DFDSL) over the weekend at the promotional playoff games held in Mmankgodi.
The Zebras U-20 affectionately known as ‘young zebras’ to its fans locked horns over the weekend with Congo- Brazzaville young Red Devils at the national stadium.
The Zebras under 20 coach Dragojlo Stanojlovic was unconvinced that they were playing against U-20 Congo Brazzaville side.
As the Hukuntsi Regional Football Association continues to unravel, fingers are pointing to the Botswana Football Association (BFA) as part and parcel of the current mess.
In a bid to stop the U20 national team from catching the dreaded Ebola virus, the Botswana Football Association (BFA) is pulling out all the stops as the young Zebras prepare to lock horns with Republic of the Congo’s young Red Devils away in Brazzaville in a fortnight.
Signs of a coup d’état are already simmering at the surface as disgruntled members of Botswana Boxing Association (BoBA) are seeking to oust incumbent president Dr Thato Patlakwe for poor leadership.
Some teams in the Hukuntsi Regional Football Association have fingered football politics as behind the suspension of Lehututu Golden Arrows from all Botswana Football Association (BFA) activities.
With two official bids having been submitted to FIFA to host the 2026 World cup, Botswana has not decided whether they will vote for Morocco’s 2026 bid on June 13 as it runs against the joint North American bid.
Township Rollers took a tentative step towards making it out of the CAF Champions League group stages with a 1 – 0 win over Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) on Friday night.
In an effort to ensure that clubs honour and comply with the maintenance of contractual agreements, the World football governing body FIFA has introduced a raft of new regulations aimed at addressing circumstances of terminating contracts due to overdue salaries.
Signs of acrimony are starting to emerge in the First Division South Football Association (FDSFA) ahead of the anticipated election of new office bearers scheduled for the end of this month.
Since the world’s largest union for professional footballers - the Fédération Internationale des Associations de Footballeurs Professionnels (FIFPro), released its Employment Report almost two years ago, little has changed for Botswana footballers as the working conditions in the game such as lack of securities still persist.
International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)’s controversial Hyperandrogenism policy – a policy which intends to force women athletes with high testerone levels to take medication to regulate the hormones ahead of competitions – has attracted the wrath of International Working Group on Women and Sports (IWG).
Botswana Football Association (BFA) National Executive Committee (NEC)’s decision to make aspiring regional office bearers fill nomination forms ahead of regional elections is threatening to put the association on the spotlight.
The Botswana Football Association (BFA) has been accused of poor management over the lack of progress at the FIFA funded second Lekidi Football Centre artificial turf pitch. The project which was awarded to Artificial Grass Africa Company began in September 2017 and was due for completion in January 2018. However, three months later, the project is still far from completion.