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Calistus Kolantsho
  • No final decision yet on Amos

    Amos tested positive for the banned GW1516 substance during an out-of-competition test on June 4. Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) told Mmegi Sport this week that the disciplinary process is ongoing.“When it is completed, there will be accustomed...

  • Pansiri, the darts marksman

    Darts is an old game that is trying to find its space in modern society, with most people attaching it to bars or drinking holes.Modern darts was invented by a carpenter from Lancashire named Brian Gamlin in 1896. However, the history goes back much...

  • Gold haul for swimming team

    The team won 23 medals, 10 gold, five silver and eight bronze. Amaru Ditlhogo (1,500m freestyle), Rayhan Khonat (400m freestyle, 200m freestyle, 100m freestyle, and 50m freestyle), Ji-Eun Chang (50m breaststroke), Yun-Suh Chang (50m breaststroke),...

  • Karate wars come full circle

    An atmosphere of uncertainty is circling the Botswana Karate Association (BOKA) president, Tshepho Bathai. The late firebrand opposition leader, Kenneth Koma once said, ‘lo ntshetse morago mme ga lo ntlhaloganye'. Loosely translated he meant...

  • BOKA in bad books with Registrar

    According to a source, minutes from the June Annual General Meeting (AGM) were submitted to the ROS stating that the audited financial statements were available and shared with the members. It has also emerged that the amended BOKA constitution was...

  • Stage set for softball Independence cup

    However, some clubs have raised concern that the Botswana Softball Association (BSA) has been silent ahead of the tournament. They accuse the mother body of failing to avail the Archein Hardware-sponsored tournament schedule on time.Titans’...

  • Bakwadi appointed interim Karate president

    Other members of the committee are Othusitse Dick (secretary-general), Kemmonye Seletamotse (treasurer) and Keorapetse Dube as public relations officer. Three additional members are Francois Alberts, Union Kgafela and Bose Caiphus who was the vice...

  • Serufho takes swipe at karate

    This follows a shambolic trip by the karate team to the Commonwealth Karate Championships held in Birmingham, the United Kingdom last month. Some of the team members were left stranded in South Africa due to transit visa issues.Speaking at a press...

  • Sparks expected at Chess AGM

    The AGM was due to be held before July 30 as per the constitution. It has emerged that some clubs have not been invited to the AGM.Clubs are expected to seek an explanation from the executive committee regarding the suspension of vice president...

  • Stadia upkeep costly for BNSC

    Speaking during a press conference this week, BNSC attorney Tumisang Hule said they spent P1.5 million on the bucket seats at the National Stadium's Panda stand. He said there was extra work as the old seats, which were still in good condition,...

  • BOKA suspends affiliate as fights escalate

    ISKF had called for an urgent meeting to push the BOKA to discuss pressing issues, which include the financial report. The federation had written a letter calling for a Special General Meeting (SGM) tomorrow but BOKA instructed ISKF to call off the...

  • Kenosi defends Africa boxing title

    Kenosi clinched back her title by defeating Sakobi Macelat of Democratic Republic of Congo in the 57kg category.Kenosi has been on top of her game since becoming the first woman boxer to qualify for the Olympics. She booked her ticket to Tokyo by...

  • WA ratifies Letsile's 100m record

    Tebogo ran 9.94 secs in the men’s 100m heats to set a then-new world junior record. The world athletics governing body had to ratify the feat before it became official.Tebogo, who claimed his first senior continental title during the Africa Senior...

  • Team Swift dominate cycling championships

    Team Swift cyclist, Thabiso Mokalake is the national champion after completing the 140km race in a time of 3:34.08. Abeng Malete of Jwaneng Cycling Club was second pulling out of the peloton a few meters before the finish line to complete the race in...

  • Kemoeng threatens to crack whip

    “Our attention continues to be drawn to developments some of which border on indiscipline and arrogance where those who are supposed to lead our sporting bodies now take positions of kings and queens, running those bodies as personal properties,”...

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