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Calistus Kolantsho
  • Softball's return to play tourney on last lap

    The games were played at the National Diamond and Jwaneng. The northern zone clubs have since completed their games. BSA sport development officer (SDO), Tebogo Johannes told Sport Monitor that so far things have been going according to plan....

  • Magang unopposed for volleyball presidency

    Tsoseletso Magang is unopposed for president seat. She will be replacing Daniel Molaodi who is not seeking re-election. Percy Roberts is unchallenged for vice president-technical. The nominations for vice president-administration have been re-called...

  • No April Fool’s joke at BNSC

    According to information reaching this publication, all BNSC directors , except finance director, Kabelo Mmono, have been shown the door. The restructuring exercise started around 2018 when Falcon Sedimo was still the chief executive officer (CEO)....

  • BOTESSA leadership disputes overstay claim

    According to information reaching Mmegi Sport, the committee is using the merger with the Botswana Brigades Sport Association (BOBSA) to extend its stay. A source has revealed that the committee intends to stay in office until November after the...

  • Not yet uhuru for school sport

    The minister said they have made enough progress and school sport will be back, not in its entirety but sufficient enough to positively impact the sport development agenda. Despite those words, it seems like it will not be a smooth return. Over the...

  • BTU demands immediate return of school sport

    The ministry was struggling to pay participation fees as the budget stood at P2 million annually against a yearly cost of around P60 million. In 2020, government paid teachers arrears of P32 million accrued from 2019. BTU publicity secretary, Zweli...

  • New twist in volleyball election

    Keotsene, who is BVF vice president-technical said although he gave the issue consideration, he was never part of the race. This leaves Magang and possibly Odirile 'Driller' Sibanda to fight it for the top post after nominations closed on...

  • Kalavango power past Yaros

    The mini league saw a number of matches played in Gaborone and Mahalapye as volleyball kicked into full gear after almost three years of inaction. Played before a lively atmosphere, Kalavango proved too strong for Yaros Academy in a one-sided affair....

  • Three-horse race in volleyball elections

    The volleyball congress is set for April 9. Tsoseletso ‘Tsosi’ Magang has thrown her name into the hat alongside vice president-technical, George Keotsene and Odirile ‘Driller’ Sibanda.However, word in the corridors is that the affiliates...

  • Masaiti overcomes obstacles to make chess cut

    Over the weekend, the Botswana Chess Federation (BCF) held the final national team selection at the National Stadium for the team that will represent the country at the 2022 World Chess Olympiad in June. The tournament will be in Chennai, India. The...

  • ‘Pay rise’ for national team athletes

    Speaking at a press conference yesterday, Rakgare said Cabinet approved the new figures on Monday. He said over the years there has been an erosion of the incentives that have been in place since 2012. “Men and women in all teams attaining the same...

  • Rakgare to meet Amos

    According to information gathered by Mmegi Sport, the matter has reached the minister after the athlete challenged his rejection, which sources said, "it's more than meets the eye". The athlete had threatened to quit Botswana and run as...

  • Amos, BNOC clash over scholarship

    Last week, BNOC announced beneficiaries of the scholarship but Amos' name was missing. Amos took to social media on Monday night, venting his frustration and indicating he was dumping Botswana to run as an independent athlete.According to...

  • Exciting times ahead as athletics race clears

    This year marks 10 years after athletics brought Botswana’s first Olympic medal. Who would forget the jubilation that filled the hearts of Batswana when Nijel Amos crossed the line in second in the men’s 800m? The silver medal remains the...

  • Driller digs in over P500 player transfers

    The player's transfer fee is capped at P500, but Sibanda wants more. When players are released from clubs, they are supposed to follow BVF play rules and regulations. “When a club signs a player from another, they should pay P500, of which P100...

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