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17 Feb 2019

BY PATIENCE LEPHOGOLE

Local athletic supporters may be in for a treat if plans by the organisers of the Gaborone International Meet (GIM) come to fruition.

Having welcomed a host of international athletes during the 2018 meet, organisers say they want to bring only quality international athletes to the event.

14 Feb 2019

The Telegraph reporter, Botlhale Koothupile, takes a bird’s eye view of the state of our football for the past week.

The BTC Premiership will once again take centre stage this week following an interesting and dramatic Mascom Top 8 semi-finals weekend action.

14 Feb 2019

By Duncan Kgangkenna

When teams feel mounting pressure and the results are not satisfactory to the management coaches are shown the exit door.

BDF XI, the army side are expected to do just that  - fire their Zambian mentor Anderson Phiri this week according to sources.

14 Feb 2019

By Godfrey Mowaneng

The sky is the limit for former sports journalist Alex Basimanebotlhe Malete .

He has crafted his career from coaching women football to second assistant coach in the BTC premiership.

14 Feb 2019

By Duncan Kgangkenna

Sports development from grassroots level has been a song every sport leader sings with passion and enthusiasm.

Local sporting bodies have been advocating for the facilities to be developed in order to achieve excellence in the world of sports.

14 Feb 2019

By Anita Rannoba

The reality of ignorance in local football’s top echelons was laid bare for all to see this past weekend as confusion reigned supreme at the end of extra time in the Mascom Top 8 clash between rivals Gaborone United and Township Rollers.

11 Feb 2019

BY BOTLHALE KOOTHUPILE

When Minister Tshekedi Khama was appointed to the Sports portfolio, he would have not expected to see himself in the thick mud of things so quickly.

Immediately after his appointment, Khama had to contend with the departure of the then long serving Botswana National Sports Commission (BNSC) Chairperson Solly Reikeletseng.

11 Feb 2019

BY GODFREY MOWANENG

Major David Bright is allegedly engaging his legal team for advice amid dismissal threats by the Botswana Football Association (BFA).

This follows uncertainty surrounding the former under 23 coach’s future at the national team before his three-year contract elapses.

11 Feb 2019

DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

The Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) has not spared the Botswana National Sports Commission (BNSC) from power cuts on account of non-payment of electricity bills.

11 Feb 2019

BY PATIENCE LEPHOGOLE

The Botswana National Sports Council (BNSC) says it is making inroads in as far as its “Earn your stripes” responsibility to develop athletes from an early age throughout their sports activities is concerned.

03 Feb 2019

By Botlhale Koothupile

When the Botswana Football Association (BFA) hauled its former president Tebogo Sebego over the coals in December last year, it must have felt like they finally got their coup de grace.

03 Feb 2019

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC) stadia may soon be out of bounds for premier league teams if the Botswana Premier league office fails to pay outstanding debts.

03 Feb 2019

By Anita Rannoba 

Local boxers will be seeking to make an indelible impression when the country debuts at the annual Bocskai Istvan Memorial International Tournament next week.

The tournament, which will be celebrating its 63rd year of existence will be held in Debrecen, Hungary from the 5th – 10th of this month.

03 Feb 2019

BY ORATILE OTSETSWE

Local referees have been challenged to work hard and perform to the best of their abilities in order to advance their skills to be among the best in the world.

03 Feb 2019

BY GODFREY MOWANENG

Botswana Football Association (BFA) has sent a letter of demand to its former vice president Administration Tariq Babitseng requesting reimbursement of monies it paid to the Botswana National Sports Commission (BNSC).

03 Feb 2019

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

The Debswana First Division North committee (DFDN) just like the Botswana Football Association is prone to controversy.  The Botswana Police Service operation Kgomo Khumo landed one of the BFA officials in custody after he was caught with stolen cattle.

29 Jan 2019

Botswana Football Association (BFA) has once again reinvigorated its efforts to cut off former association Vice President Administration Tariq Babitseng from footballing activities.

29 Jan 2019

BY DUNCAN KGANGKENNA

The Botswana Football Association (BFA) is set to reap rewards from the Ministry of Youth Empowerment, Sports and Culture Development (MYSEC)’s initiative to help it change the fortunes of the country’s senior national team.

29 Jan 2019

BY ORATILE OTSETSWE

Botswana’s first International Basketball Federation (FIBA) accredited international referee Dorothy Okatch‘s stock seems set to rise further this year.

29 Jan 2019

By Anita Rannoba

As the advancement of technology continues to gain traction in all areas of life, sports and football in particular has not been left behind.

For close to eight years now, the best football teams in the world have taken to sports science, with the cutting edge technology of GPS training vests at the heart of it.

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