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10 Aug 2017

The Botswana Football Association’s (BFA), weekend Annual General Assembly that is expected to update the nation on the progress of football for the past year has some items missing in the agenda.

The Telegraph is informed that the financial report and the CEO report will be some of the things that the 60 delegates that will attend the assembly will not get.

10 Aug 2017

When Botswana men’s 400mx400m relay team competed at the Rio Olympics last year, it was a case of ‘so far yet so near’ as they just lost out on a podium finish.

Having then lost an inform Baboloki Thebe to injury and Nijel Amos struggling with fitness issues after an injury plagued season, the local boys come unstuck in the relay finals.

10 Aug 2017

Ernest Molome has made his long-awaited return to the Mochudi Centre Chiefs fold. Molome was elected unopposed to lead Magosi as a chairman during the team’s elective general assembly this past weekend.

10 Aug 2017

Tributes are flowing in after the passing away of the Re ba bona ha Karate instructor who was based at Tsabong Centre, Boitshepho Nyambe. He passed away on August 2, 2017.

10 Aug 2017

Botswana long distance female athlete Onneile Dintwe and his male counterpart Zimbabwean Nkosiyazi Sibanda defended the Orange Phikwe Marathon championship last weekend.

The marathon that was on the 33rd edition was seen to be attracting more individual runners and corporate companies in Selibe Phikwe to take part.

06 Aug 2017

Botswana Premier League (BPL) has agreed terms with league sponsors Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited (BTCL) to include a charity cup tournament in the next three-year matrimony.

Sunday Standard has established that the addition is due to the ultimate marketing value the telecommunications company witnessed in the past two terms since sponsoring local football.

06 Aug 2017

The Botswana Football Association (BFA) leader, Maclean Letshwiti, is expected to host his first football general assembly next weekend. The BFA delegates who will be attending the assembly are expected to get an update from the president on his achievements, failures and challenges since assuming office last year August.

06 Aug 2017

The Botswana Athletics Association (BAA) has denied that it is deliberately neglecting, and by extension, sabotaging its other short-sprint athletes at the expense of 400m and 800m disciplines.

06 Aug 2017

The International Working Group on Women and Sport (IWG) has attacked the Botswana Football Association (BFA) for humiliating the nation when it withdrew the Under-20 women team from the World Cup qualifiers.

06 Aug 2017

After years of injuring his spine in a car accident, former national team full back Mosimanegape “Twizzer’’ Ramohibidu is disappointed by the lack of support from local football administrators. The lanky defender is confined to a wheel chair and haunted by poverty since losing his job when BCL liquidated last year.

30 Jul 2017

The Botswana Football Association (BFA) has withdrawn the Under-20 women national team from the World Cup qualifiers after it was thumped 7-1. Botswana was to play the second leg in Nairobi on August 5.

30 Jul 2017

Botswana’s latest swimming sensation, James Freeman, is hopeful his exploits in the pool can inspire the country’s upcoming swimmers.

The 16-year-old made history when winning Botswana its very first swimming medals at the Commonwealth Games, both at junior and senior level.

30 Jul 2017

Nine year old Masai Keipeile is a Karateka like no other in Botswana. And not only that!  The youngster, who has wowed Batswana with his Karate skills, has a big heart.

Born without the use of his lower body, the nine year old is a living epitome of the saying ‘disability is not inability.’

27 Jul 2017

Jomo Moatlhaping struck twice to lead Premier League rookies Sharps Shooting Stars to the inaugural Gaborone Mayor’s Cup title.

The former Zebras frontman netted a goal each half as his side beat a makeshift Mochudi Centre Chiefs team 2–0 in the finals to get their first silverware of the season.

27 Jul 2017

Veteran defender Boitumelo Mafoko’s swansong year got even better as he was named Jwaneng Galaxy’s Player of the Season.

The defender beat a strong competition from fellow nominees Thabang Sesinyi and team goalkeeper Anthony Gouws to nab the awards’ most prestigious accolade.

As the biggest winner of the night, Mafoko walked away with a trophy as well as P5 000 prize money.

27 Jul 2017

Team Botswana has managed to scoop three bronze medals from swimming, athletics and boxing at the just ended Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG) at Nassau, Bahamas.

The games which started from July 18 to 23 were said to be a success.

Botswana got a great start at the games as James Freeman clinched a bronze medal in the Men 1 500m Freestyle swimming.

27 Jul 2017

A team of 11 karateka from the Botswana Hayashi-Ha Karate Union left for Barcelona, Spain, on Monday to compete at the 8th Hayashi-Ha World Championships.

The tournament, which will be held on Saturday and Sunday, will see the local boys go head to head with karateka from 18 other countries in search of gold.

27 Jul 2017

The third edition of the annual New Horizon Open Table Tennis Championships will take place this weekend at Gaborone Secondary School.

New Horizon Table Tennis Club official Marang Ramahobo said at least 200 players have expressed interest taking part.

27 Jul 2017

As her commitment to grooming future chess masters, former Botswana Chess Federation (BCF) spokesperson Keenese Katisenge is set to open a chess academy.

Now on the sidelines after her term in the BCF Executive Committee came to an end, Katisenge is now eyeing the development of chess players as she makes a comeback to the game she loves.

23 Jul 2017

Football analysts have received the decision by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to increase competing teams for AFCON from 16 to 24 with mixed feelings.

“It was a huge mistake by CAF to increase the numbers from 16 to 24. It is counter-productive and ridiculous” observes local analyst, Jimmy George.

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