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Calistus Kolantsho
  • Sponsorship eludes rugby

    The original deal was worth between R40 million and R50 million per year, according to South African reports. In October 2020, SA Rugby extended its sponsorship deal with First National Bank for a further five years. But locally there is a dearth as...

  • Motlakaloso's road from Maun to stardom

    However, the competition was just the impetus the country was looking for as there was already an abundance of talent in the sport. Ntebogang Motlakaloso is one such talent that has been wreaking havoc for the opposition. She started playing netball...

  • Netball appointments raise eyebrows

    The two coaches are Kagisano Mawela and Sithulile Mlotshwa who have been appointed on 12-month renewable contracts. Mawela is the Under-21 coach while Mlotshwa is the senior national team coach. However, some people feel there were better deserving...

  • South Africans excel at Karate League

    The cadet junior team head coach, Morgan Moss told Sport Monitor that last year his team was not able to travel to Egypt for the African Championships due to the Omicron virus. “A decision was taken to allow the team to be here to compete and test...

  • Netball league secures Lucara deal

    While there have been no official details of the deal, sources said the sponsorship is for three years, while the figure remains unknown. The sponsorship is expected to cover both the women's and men’s leagues.The Under-20 national team will...

  • Kenosi returns after national team snub

    Kenosi has been left out of the national team that has travelled to Maputo, Mozambique to start preparations for the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games. The games are set for July 28 until August 8 this year.The team will train and compete in a...

  • Letsile sets new 100m record

    The World Athletics Junior gold medalist had no contest in his first 100m race this year. He went into the race as a favourite despite the red card that he received in Francistown last weekend due to a false start. Tebogo has already qualified for...

  • Softball plans protest against South Africa

    Botswana accuse their neighbours of using underhanded tactics during the deciding match which the hosts won 4-3 during the final of the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) men’s softball World Cup African qualifier. South Africa became the...

  • BNOC CEO hunt raises eyebrows

    Wedu Motswetla has been acting since 2020. Last year, interviews were conducted to fill the position but the preferred candidate turned down the post. The BNSC Board is under pressure to appoint a CEO after Tapiwa Marobela-Masunga, who had been...

  • Braun's tour of duty ends

    A send-off ceremony was held for Braun at Lekidi Football Centre this week where she was lauded for her hard work. She is heading to Germany before starting a role at FIFA. Speaking at the ceremony, German ambassador, Margit Hellwig-Boette said she...

  • Robert gets another Bowling term

    Another candidate, Marea Modutlwa pulled out from the race indicating that she had other commitments such as being the director of bowls. Modutlwa was nominated by Francistown Bowling Club. The AGM also filled other positions of secretary-general,...

  • Men’s softball team bows out of World Cup qualifiers

    Botswana lost to South Africa in the Africa qualifiers that were played in Pretoria over the weekend. The country started the qualifiers on a good footing beating debutants, Kenya 10-0. In the second match, Botswana started to believe that they had a...

  • COVID drives up karate championship costs

    The competition will be held in Francistown and Gaborone tomorrow. BOKA vice-secretary, Bose Caiphus said they have been running around looking for funds to host the tournament. He said if many karatekas had registered for the tournament, the...

  • Bowlers vote as Robert's term ends

    Robert took temporary charge following the passing on of John Gaborutwe last year. The elections will be held tomorrow during the Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Gaborone. The BBA had written to the Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC) chief...

  • BNSC expects more than P100m grant

    BNSC chief executive officer (CEO), Tuelo Serufho said with several engagements, they expect an increase from the P100 million received for the 2021-2022 financial year. “This is as a result of having quite a few international games this year and...

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