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Calistus Kolantsho
  • Marape receives BNSC Elite Scholarship

    She follows in the footsteps of WFM Besa Masaiti who is based in the United States. Marape will study at the Webster University in the USA. Speaking to MmegiSport, BCF president, Mooketsi Segaise said they submitted the scholarship application on...

  • Sport codes' rep wants role taken seriously

    Fichani and another representative, Gift Nkwe of karate are completing their term this year with elections to find their successors to be held next month. Fichani told MmegiSport that the role of the two NSA representatives on the BNSC board needs...

  • Drama as Zim boxer rejects results

    The two boxers clashed during the second edition of the Boxing Fight Night Championship that was held at Fairgrounds Holdings over the weekend. After the bout, it was announced that Letshikwane was the winner and was retaining the title that he won...

  • BNSC makes u-turn on decision against Badminton

    Initially, the BNSC had rejected the application to host the event. The BBA president, Modisaotsile Badubi, told SportMonitor that there was a misunderstanding but the matter has been resolved and they have been given the green light by the...

  • Dance sport springs into action

    The Open Dance Championships will be serving up Ballroom, Latin, Salsa, Bachata, Ballet, Sbujwa/Amapiano, Contemporary, and Aerobics team matches. Kesego Lopang, the brains behind the event and a global dance sensation with gold medals in Russia and...

  • Tswiigi upbeat ahead of championships

    With the Botswana Boxing Association (BoBA) National Championships looming on November 11 and 12, Tswiigi, though unbeaten, is yet to decide which weight class to dominate.He told MmegiSport he attributed his success to sheer hard work. "I think...

  • Race to finalise anti-doping bill

    The existing Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC) Act of 2014 passively touch on some anti-doping matters. The Ministry of Youth, Gender, Sport, and Culture (MYSC) permanent secretary, Kitso Kemoeng, informed MmegiSport that the NADO Bill is in...

  • Kicks continue to fly at troubled karate

    He is also demanding payment of his outstanding allowance. During the recent Annual General Meeting (AGM), BOKA president, Mpho Bakwadi informed the delegates that Goju-Karate Federation ceased to be a member due to non-compliance with the...

  • School sport talks collapse

    The three bodies met on October 8 in the presence of Minister Tumiso Rakgare but there was no progress. According to the minutes of the meeting, the MYSC's permanent secretary, Kitso Kemoeng chaired the meeting.“In his opening statement,...

  • Get ready for Night Run

    The starting and finishing point is Game City Mall. It will be a marathon with a difference, as runners’ shoes will be laced with glowing sticks and reflectors on their arms.The race's organiser, Mbakiwa Mawila told MmegiSport that it has been...

  • Morgan calls for more sport investment

    Speaking to SportMonitor, Morgan said sport in other countries is a big industry while in Botswana the biggest economic activity is mining. He said other countries dominate arts, technology and sport.“When you look at sport, it incorporates...

  • Suspended Billiards association denied national flag

    The association was slapped with suspension by the Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC) after failing to comply with the Registrar of Societies requirements. BBA spokesperson, Marang Morolong, told SportMonitor that they were playing the...

  • Motsumi, one of softball's illustrious sons retires

    Despite appearing fit for more years on the field, Motsumi believes he has contributed enough to softball.The retirement ceremony was made special as Motsumi hit the ball out of the park during the tournament, securing victory for Police IX.Motsumi,...

  • Suspended karate SG snubs hearing

    According to a statement authored by disciplinary commission chairperson, Jerry Ditlhong, the purpose of the hearing was to address specific concerns and allegations that have been brought against Dick, as stated in the suspension letter.However,...

  • BFA faces P500,000 lawsuit

    According to court documents seen by MmegiSport, the four (names withheld) are demanding reinstatement or a payment equivalent to a year's salary. The first applicant has claimed P70,584, the second P271,788.24, the third wants P76,404, and the...

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