Monday, September 20, 2021

Sports

Is Letshwiti entirely to blame for the current state of football?

As Botswana Football Association (BFA) president Maclean Letshwiti calls for a united front from stakeholders, one cannot help but feel sorry for the man....

Team Botswana athletes, BNOC grateful – Khupe

Ahead of the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympics, which were held recently, Botswana National Olympics Committee (BNOC) tried their best to promote and finance the...

Cricket ladies team fails to qualify for world cup

Botswana ladies cricket team has failed to qualify for the women's T20 world cup. The hosts finished in 4th position in Group A which featured...

High noon for BFA leadership as teams question constitutional amendments

Botswana Football Association (BFA) leadership’s credibility is in for some reckoning. Some football teams are protesting what they feel is the ‘fraudulent’ amendment of...

Glittering Galaxy, Orapa off to a good start in CAF

Diamond mining town sides Jwaneng Galaxy and Orapa United started off their respective CAF champions’ league and confederations cup campaigns on a bright note.  Galaxy...

Mokwaledi is certified FIDE arbiter

Tingwane Mokwaledi has joined the small but growing number of International Chess Federations (FIDE) certified chess arbiters in Botswana.  His achievement brings to nine (9)...

BFL shareholders jittery as a ‘briefcase company’ hired to live stream games

The story of ‘a briefcase company’ awarded the rights to live stream Premier League games is threatening to light the powder keg at the...

When testosterone levels hinder women’s participation in Sport

At the recent Tokyo Olympics, three podium finishers in the 800m at the previous Rio 2016 Olympics were conspicuous by their absence. These were the...

African universities need to develop sports stars

Olympics have come and gone, but the aftermath leaves time for athlete and sports federations to reflect on achievements and developments. Only 13 out...

BAFS fires Thobega

Botswana Amateur Fencing Society (BAFS) Technical Director (TD) Karabo Thobega has been sacked for his woeful conduct at the organisation. It has emerged that following...