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Calistus Kolantsho
  • Code of the year

    It all started when the men’s 4x400m relay team clinched a bronze medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The team comprising of Isaac Makwala, Baboloki Thebe, Zibane Ngozi and Bayapo Ndori clocked 2:58.33 during the heats to set a new Africa...

  • Coach JD Honours His Wife

    You Lenan and our boys have been amazing supporters for me. You have supported me from day one, 27 years ago when I met you. You are the drive behind this passion and dedication I have for our sport,” Dipeba said. Dipeba said his wife is always by...

  • BNSC Act To Be Finalised Next year

    Speaking during BNSC the Annual General Meeting (AGM) last week, the board chairman, Marumo Morule said consultations have resumed at the Ministry of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development (MYSC) to agree on governance model for Botswana...

  • Senior softball men readying for World Cup qualifiers

    The premier men’s softball event in the world will be held from February 19 to 27 at ELE Rosedale Park in Auckland, New Zealand, with the top players from the best 12 teams in the world competing for the title of World Champion.Through the...

  • Chokwe sisters, golf’s future stars

    It is difficult to tell the sisters apart. Loapi and Maru turned up for the interview in matching outfits. The two are comfortable with each other, evidence of early telepathic understanding that is expected to shake up local golf’s established...

  • Suspension of sport not on the cards

    Serufho said if numbers are increasing exponentially from local competitions, then they would explore options including stricter requirements. He said the decision would also not be taken based on what happened in Lesotho. Meanwhile, athletes who...

  • Swimming National Championships Make Come Back

    BSSA public relations officer, Rosie Seleka told Sport Monitor that the national championships is the biggest event in their calendar. She said the championships started on Thursday and ended yesterday (Sunday). “When coaches and athletes train...

  • Athletics Power Team Botswana In Maseru

    Thuso Omphile clocked 10.91 to clinch a gold in the boys 100m. Thapelo Galeboe went for gold in the boys 2000m steeplechase with a time of 06:13:18. Goitseone Joel won a gold after jumping 1.60m in the girls’ high jump. Another gold came from Thuto...

  • Team Botswana hunts for gold

    Taekwondo has scooped two gold medals, one silver and three bronze medals. Swimming has bagged silver and a bronze. Football has silver while boxing has settled for three bronze medals. Tennis has won silver. During the Region 5 Youth Games Gaborone...

  • Tshube reflects on ‘The Solo Runner’

    Tshube said a lot of times there are role models around but their stories are never told. “Makwala is from Tutume and I am from Nswazwi. When I interviewed him, the things he explained, I was familiar with and I did not need to do a lot of follow...

  • Molopo on Makwala’s athletic gift

    Molopo identified and unearthed Makwala’s athletic talent. The coach attended the launch of ‘The Solo Runner’ on Tuesday at the Mascom Innovation Hub in Phakalane. Molopo told Mmegi Sport that he met Makwala at the Brigade and he had a passion...

  • Interesting excerpts from ‘The Solo Runner’

    The book has 13 parts with a foreword by Olympic gold medallist and World record holder, Yohan Blake. There are three parts of the book that grab attention being Makwala’s peak performance, Makwala and the Media, The 2015 Botswana National Sport...

  • Gov’t officials no-show at Makwala book launch

    The leadership from the Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC) and National Olympic Committee (NOC) also did not attend. There were no apologies that were rendered for the absence of the leadership. Uyapo Ndadi, managing partner at Ndadi Law Firm...

  • Bad Start For Team Botswana

    Chef de mission, Peace Seleka said some outdoor games had to be postponed as some grounds were water logged. Although admitting that Botswana started on the back paddle, he was hopeful that the team would bounce back.The boys football team registered...

  • WASBO calls for secretariat At Ministry

    Trivedi said WASBO was invited to contribute for the Apex Body for Botswana Sport Model. She also said their proposal was to have a secretariat at Ministerial level and a desk at the Apex Body but WASBO should maintain its independence.Trivedi...

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