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Calistus Kolantsho
  • Paralympics team targets World champs medal

    The championships run until July 11. National team coach, Nason ‘Hadji’ Maotwe said preparations for the championships went according to plan. He stated that the team has been in a training camp for a month, although some athletes could not...

  • Shooting awaits BNSC recognition

    Gaborone Rifle Club chairperson, Jon Smuts said they are not able to get registered as an association. “We have followed and provided all the necessary, required paperwork for us to get registered but to no avail.Hence we decided to join South...

  • Karate battles P200,000 debt

    Before getting comfortable in office, BOKA president, Mpho Bakwadi had to deal with letters of demand from creditors. “I was shocked by the amount of debts created by the previous committee we had to clear,” he said as he reflected on his six...

  • Softball team takes on the world

    The team will fly to Dublin, Ireland where they have been seeded in Group A, which includes the host, Ireland, the defending champions, USA, China (Taipei), Australia, and Great Britain.The decisive battle for the title of world champion will take...

  • Phikwe Extravaganza defending champions sail through

    This was during the South zone eliminations played at the National Diamond. Titans won the title last year after beating Police IX who were not part of the eliminations after being disqualified due to missing registration deadline. Titans’ captain,...

  • Softball Extravaganza struggles to attract sponsors

    The annual tournament is set for the upcoming President’s Day holidays in Selebi-Phikwe. The Local Organising Committee (LOC) chairperson, Oeme Morupisi said SPEDU has pledged P200,000, a cut from last year's P300,000.“That is prize money for...

  • 'Suspended' softball coach fights back

    Last month, the BSA suspended Selemogwe together with Phibion Tawina and Tshepo Letsholo on allegations of indiscipline. Speaking to Mmegi Sport, Selemogwe said he has not received any suspension letter or even a letter to show cause why he cannot be...

  • Police disqualified from Softball Extravaganza

    The other clubs that missed the deadline in the South Zone are Gatalamotho and Blue Angels. In the North, only three teams have managed to register for the eliminations set for the weekend. In 2019, Vikings were also disqualified for missing the...

  • Molale wins National Cycling championships

    This was due to road marshals who failed to control traffic when cyclists were sprinting to complete the men’s elite race.The mix up saw Mark van Zyl threatening to beat Molale on the line.However, Molale managed to win the race in 3:42.41 with van...

  • Special Olympics team brings home two gold medals

    The team went on to win three silver medals through Katso Molefe (Bocce), Anitah Nthwesane (long jump) and the men’s volleyball team. The mixed Bocce team of Molefe and Onneng brought home a bronze medal. The Special Olympics Botswana President,...

  • Broke karate postpones AGM

    The affiliates were informed about developments surrounding the AGM on Monday through a letter written by BOKA vice secretary, Francois Alberts. “Due to unforeseen constraints faced by our association, we regret to inform you that we must postpone...

  • Relay team misses out on qualifiers

    The team intended to take advantage of qualifying during the ongoing Kenya National Championships, which was the last opportunity in Africa. The mixed relay team and women’s 4x400m relay team jetted off to Nairobi yesterday. The Botswana Athletics...

  • Mother of injured karateka fights for justice

    The team left for Harare on June 8. Moremedi's mother, Gaolatlhe Samson is, however, not happy with the way her daughter has been treated. Samson told Mmegi Sport that her child suffered an injury during the Botswana Karate Association (BOKA)...

  • Rhinos coach gets lengthy suspension

    Katse was charged with misconduct, acting in an abusive, insulting, intimidating and offensive manner towards referee, Alec Maphosa. The disciplinary hearing was held over three days between May 31 and June 6. The BRU Disciplinary Committee...

  • Tlhaselo juggles between volleyball and disability sport

    The SESAD is an organisation that seeks to provide opportunities for people with disabilities to participate in sport. Eyebrows from other sports officials were raised when Tlhaselo, who is BVF media relations and marketing officer, was spotted at...

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