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Kabelo Boranabi
  • Rule change for ping-pong's biggest prize

    However, the BTTA has said it is working on amending the criteria for the prize dubbed ‘The life-changing award’. The BTTA and Phoenix Assurance Botswana, last year launched an annual P70,000 sponsorship for the tournament that will see winners...

  • Kelly gets P200,000 boost for Dakar Rally

    The Kalahari Rally and Rallye du Maroc (Morocco Rally) are the only 2021 Dakar Rally entry races in Africa. The winners of the two rallies get cash injections to aid their preparations for the prestigious event that will be held in Saudi Arabia for...

  • Whither sport: Football fires blanks

    Last week, the Minister of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development, Tumiso Rakgare reiterated the country’s intentions to bid for the 2027 AFCON. It is now nine years since that AFCON appearance in 2012 in Gabon, which was the Zebras'...

  • New Signings Help Galaxy Edge Diplomat FC

    Galaxy beat visiting Diplomat FC 2-0 in the first leg of the CAF Champions League preliminary round played at the National Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Two second half goals from Wendell Rudath and Lucky Mokoena who were making their debut ensured...

  • League start date uncertain

    Earlier this week, the government and the Botswana Football Association (BFA) issued statements confirming the resumption of activities after a three-week break. “We will give a press release on the development as soon as we are ready. Lifting of...

  • Pilane nervous ahead of super cycle debut

    The 36-year-old is set to make his first appearance in the FIM sanctioned supercycle race in the third round of the World of Motorsport South Africa (WOMZA) held in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.Pilane tasted a supercycle track for the first time ever...

  • Netball looks to end two-year hiatus

    The Botswana Netball Association (BONA) has been invited to participate in the Pent Series to be held in Windhoek, Namibia from October 31 to November 5, 2021. Botswana is expected to line up against Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Kenya, Uganda and the...

  • GU outline P70m sports village plan

    Speaking at a press conference yesterday (Tuesday), GU director, Nicholas Zakhem said the project, which will be completed in the next four years, will include a mini-stadium with not less than a capacity of 6,000. The sporting village will also...

  • Blow As Mares' Goalkeeper Misses COSAFA Cup

    Boseja was earlier this week pictured on her club's Mamelodi Sundowns' Facebook page walking in crutches during the team's COSAFA CAF Women's Champions League qualifiers' camp. The player who moved to Sundowns in the just ended...

  • Netball juniors regroup for AUSC games

    Coach Neo Dema has named a provisional 32-player squad for the preliminary preparations for the tournament to be held from December 3-12, 2021 in Maseru.As per the tournament rules, netball teams will use Under-18s for the Under-20 tournament....

  • Screening delays appeal verdict

    The First Instance Body (FIB), an organ under the Botswana Football Association (BFA) responsible for issuing club licenses, recently ruled that Notwane, Extension Gunners, Mahalapye Railway Highlanders, Gilport Lions and Mogoditshane Fighters had...

  • Double Action bow out

    In a game played at the King Zwelithini Stadium in Durban, South Africa, Double Action conceded two quickfire goals in the first half as Rhino Queens capitalised on sloppy defending. The local side were a goal down as early as the fourth minute, with...

  • Double Action hit Lesotho side for six to move to semis

    A brace from Lesego Radiakanyo and a goal each from Bonang Otlhagile, Lesego Pineng, Lone Kgalaeng and Gaonyadiwe Otlametse ensured the Gaborone based side finish second to Mamelodi Sundowns and book a spot in the knockout stage of the competition....

  • Double Action Coach Unimpressed With Officiating

    The team plays Lesotho Defense Force in a mid-day kickoff with both teams eye semifinals spot in their maiden appearance at the tournament. Double Action are currently occupying the second place in the Group A of the competition with three points...

  • BFA absolves Double Action in COVID-19 scare

    Double Action is in Durban as they seek a spot in the continental finals of the maiden women’s club football competition. Their preparations were disrupted when three members tested positive for COVID-19. Mmegi Sport sources said there could have...

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