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Calistus Kolantsho
  • Botswana ready for South Africa

    Botswana comes into the match after picking a win against Kenya despite starting the competition on a bad footing, losing to Zimbabwe. On the other hand, South Africa has won two matches, with the last being a 46-34 win against Zimbabwe.Botswana is...

  • Local music stars descend on Maun for festive show

    During the upcoming holidays, Maun will host the inaugural Local Ka Monate Music festival. The organiser of the event, Lesego ‘Spin’ Mabote said during the COVID-19 outbreak, local music artists were struggling financially hence the new idea....

  • Panic over Olympic funds delay

    The matter is expected to take centre stage at the BNOC Ordinary General Meeting in Gaborone tomorrow. During the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Botswana sent a team of 13 athletes from athletics, boxing, weightlifting, and swimming. The team brought a bronze...

  • Two-horse race for tennis top post

    In an interesting turn of events, former BTA secretary-general Boikobo Gaolebalwe is challenging incumbent president Oaitse Thipe. Gaolebalwe previously served two terms between 2009 and 2017 under the BTA executive committee led by former president...

  • No incentives for karate team

    Karate participated in the Region 5 Karate Championships, the 2022 Africa Karate Championships (UFAK), and the Commonwealth Karate Championships. According to information reaching MmegiSport, the team has only received allowances for two...

  • Zimbabwe hand Botswana first netball cup loss

    In the men's game, Zimbabwe won 38-31, before their female counterparts eased to a 56-50 win over Dinaledi. The women's game started at high intensity with Zimbabwe taking the lead. Botswana managed to find their feet and briefly took command...

  • Botswana sends warning to netball opponents

    The team recorded its first win against Kenya on Tuesday, and once again proved they will be the team to beat with the victory over Eswatini. Dinaledi are on a mission to pick revenge over teams that have been terrorizing them in the past few years....

  • Botswana beats Kenya in Africa Netball Cup opener

    It is Botswana's first victory over Kenya since 2021. Botswana opened the scoreboard early showing intention to grab the first quarter. Kenya were able to close the margin as the quarter ended, with Botswana narrowly edging it 11-8. As the two...

  • Africa Netball Cup starts without top ranked sides

    The tournament goes ahead without women in top-ranked countries on the continent, South Africa, Uganda, and Malawi. The absence of the three powerhouses leaves the competition wide open. In the absence of the three, Zimbabwe competes as the...

  • Softball meeting flops

    The BSA public relations officer, Kelebogile Monyake told SportMonitor that the virtual OGM could not proceed because most of the members did not log in. She said as such, the only wise decision was to cancel the meeting. “The agenda of the meeting...

  • Deaf swimmer thrives against odds

    An energetic 11-year-old girl, Mmakgosi is brimming with confidence and on her first encounter, one would not believe that she has severe-to-profound hearing loss, which means she is deaf. Her mother, Wame Tlhakanelo told MmegiSport that her daughter...

  • BNSC reconsiders netball proposal

    However, this week, the BNSC accepted BONA's proposal after a P300,000 sponsorship from Okavango Diamond Company (ODC) towards the event. BONA public relations officer, Mokeresete Mokeresete told MmegiSport that it has been a long journey of...

  • Lack of venue hurts volleyball

    As if that is not enough, the federation is struggling to attract sponsors. Despite the odds stacked against it, the BVF Golden Cup finals will be played at the IHS Molepolole tomorrow. BVF president, Tsoseletso Magang told MmegiSport that they were...

  • Magang faces revolt

    Tlhaselo, who has not been part of volleyball activities of late, is said to be unhappy because Magang has taken over his mandate. “The entire executive committee is frustrated. (The) president makes decisions on her own. Other members who had...

  • Botswana chess stars keep title at home

    Mpene won the Open Section after he registered a 100% score before the start of round seven of the competition held over the weekend at the Learning Centre. Mosweu made the country proud when she won the women's title. Mpene and Mosweu pocketed...

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