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Calistus Kolantsho
  • BOKA's road to AGM laced with controversy

    As per the customary practice preceding the AGM, BOKA affiliates submit motions for discussion at the general assembly. The Kofukan Federation, represented by its acting chief instructor Sensei Otto Tafa, has submitted a motion of no confidence...

  • New chapter for golf development

    In a three-year agreement, the two entities have united to establish FNB World of Golf @ Blue Tree. FNBB's CEO, Steven Bogatsu, expressed enthusiasm during the unveiling ceremony for the partnership with the Blue Tree World of Golf."This is...

  • BONA undecided on hosting Africa Cup

    Botswana was given an opportunity to host the tournament after Uganda pulled out. Some countries like South Africa have already selected the men’s team that will compete in the Africa Cup although the venue is not yet confirmed.BONA public...

  • Unprepared clubs want tournament moved

    BVF received P50,000 from Mascom Wireless for the tournament. According to information reaching Mmegi Sport, BDF VI, Kalavango, and Dynamites wrote to the BVF complaining that they were informed at short notice and did not have time to prepare.The...

  • Hogs maintain 7s circuit dominance

    On Saturday, Hogs 1 entertained Canon Jaguars in the men’s final winning the encounter 19-10. They scored five tries while Jaguars, who were the organisers of the tournament only scored two tries. Seven men’s teams (Hogs 1 and 2, BDF Cheetahs,...

  • Bowls team eyes strong comeback

    Botswana is competing in Singles, Pairs, Triples and Fours. The men’s Triples team that comprised of Binesh Desai, Andre van der Walt and Baven Balendra won two games out of seven matches that they played. The men’s Triples world champions are...

  • Run Gabz By Night introduces biggest loser

    This idea draws inspiration from the highly successful reality television series 'The Biggest Loser', which centres around overweight and obese participants striving to shed significant amounts of weight. The organiser of the marathon,...

  • Reflecting on best-ever performance at World Championships

    A ceremonial welcome was scheduled for Wednesday, with attendance restricted to invitees only due to security considerations at the Debswana Corporate Centre in Gaborone. However, the ceremony was postponed in the morning, with communication relayed...

  • Police eye redemption after Extravaganza blunder

    Police, who were then the defending champions of the Extravaganza, were disqualified after failing to meet the registration deadline. Club chairperson, Diketso Gaborone said redemption would not be easy. “Yes, it will not be an easy task for both...

  • Youthful swimmers on ambitious mission

    The four swimmers will debut amongst over 600 promising young swimmers from more than 100 National Federations that are expected to compete. The team received financial assistance from Diamond Trading Company Botswana (DTC) to the tune of P100,000....

  • Moruakgomo hits karate’s 7th heaven

    Moruakgomo holds the distinction of being the highest-ranked karateka in the country, a feat achieved after years of sweat, determination and hard work. He now holds a 7th Dan black belt. As the chief instructor for KSI Botswana, Moruakgomo recently...

  • BOKA board member challenges executive

    Keorapetse Dube, who serves as the public relations officer (PRO) and also holds the position of chief instructor for International Ryushin-kan on the BOKA board, has formally proposed a motion to lift the suspension.This motion is slated for...

  • Bowls team fancies medals in Australia

    The competition resumes after a temporary hiatus due to the COVID-19 with participation from 44 nations ready to battle for the world title.Scheduled across two weeks, the upcoming week, from Tuesday to Sunday, will host events such as women's...

  • Fatigue takes toll on athletes

    Clear signs of fatigue were evident as Leungo Scotch and Collen Kebinatshipi finished last in their respective heats. Compounding the issue, Bayapo Ndori, previously considered a contender for the final, suffered an injury and was unable to complete...

  • Tebogo on the brink of history

    Tebogo will face a star-studded line-up at 9:50pm. The first Botswana athlete to win a medal at the World Athletic Championships was Amantle Montsho in 2011 when she became the world 400m champion in Daegu, South Korea.Tebogo impressed in his first...

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