Thursday, February 20, 2020

Sports

Anxiety awaits Rakgare’s sport merger decision

Uncertainty abounds within the local sports federations as they await a decision from the newly appointed Minister of Sports Tumiso Rakgare on whether or not...

BVF ropes in Brazilian coach ahead of Olympic Qualifiers

The Botswana Volleyball Federation (BVF) appears to be leaving no stone unturned in its endeavour to see the country’s senior Ladies Volleyball team qualify for...

Meet Khalid Niyonzima, a Burundian Motswana who lives the game unconditionally

Niyonzima is an enigma, a philosopher but also a pragmatist of note. In 2000, a Burundian businessman based in Botswana went back home in...

New Era for Botswana Sports as UB High Performance Centre opens Doors

For a long time, local sports administrators and leaders had decried the lack of utilisation of the human resource at the University of Botswana.

Cheers to Francistown chess school

Francistown school of Chess says 2019 has been full of successes and challenges, which all contributed to their growth as an academy.

Leteane “sin binned” for below par performances

It is a common practice in sports like rugby. When a player commits a professional foul, he or she is sent to the sidelines...

Commercialise sport – Keorapetse

Sport has to be transformed for it to significantly contribute in the economy like in other economies across the world. 

Olympic preparations back on track as MYSC steps in

At the Botswana National Olympic Committee (BNOC) Annual General Assembly (AGA), one organisation’s absence was conspicuous, that of the Botswana National Sports...

BSA suspends Vikings

Vikings Softball Club has been slapped with a two-year suspension from all Botswana Softball Association (BSA) activities. The...

Lack of sponsors threaten to dash chess sensation Masaiti’s dreams

For a much decorated young athlete, 17-year- old Besa Masaiti should not be struggling for monies to represent her country at international...