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Calistus Kolantsho
  • Uncertainty over karate elections

    BOKA is expected to elect a new executive committee during the Ordinary General Meeting (OGM) scheduled for January 21 in Gaborone. Interim president, Mpho Bakwadi enters the race unchallenged and so are the rest of the candidates.After a tumultuous...

  • Sparks expected as athletes clash

    Amongst high profile events on the athletics calendar are the Botswana Golden Grand Prix, Africa Junior Championships, African Games and Paris 2024 Olympic qualifiers.The Jwaneng track and field challenge is the first athletics event of the year with...

  • Boxers’ agonising wait for prize money

    The jubilations have however, turned into a heartache, as the money remains unpaid since September. The boxers are feeling desponded as the mother body, the Botswana Boxing Association (BoBA) is also failing to provide answers.Keamogetse Sadie Kenosi...

  • Bantsi targets BAA presidential position

    Despite his interest to retain his position as BAA president, Bantsi was forced to resign from office in 2017 together with his deputy, the late Roland Masalila and secretary general, Legojane Kebaitse. Before the resignation, Orapa athletics club...

  • An ambitious Tennis team jets off to Zim

    Some of the players in the squad expected to cause an upset are Seabo Saleshando (boys Under 16) , Rethabile Moshoa (girls Under 16), Martin Seetso (boys Under 14) and Bashali Phatshwane playing in the girls Under 14. BTA president, Oaitse Thipe told...

  • Tawina remains women's coach

    Tawina who is the current Police IX women’s team coach was leading the senior team when they competed in the past qualifiers. The team finished in the second position after South Africa. As the team was called for trials, many felt the team needed...

  • Three to contest for BOKA presidency

    According to information reaching Mmegi Sport, people who are likely to contest for the position of president are Mpho Bakwadi (current interim president), Karabo Samuel (former vice president-technical) and Sam Dire (former vice...

  • 2022 was Letsile’s year!

    He clinched the World junior sprint record with some international athletics commentators already earmarking him as the next Usain Bolt. As the year comes to an end, the sprinter remains standing tall with the focus now shifting to the coming...

  • Unskillful social club goes on a charity drive

    With social football clubs popularly known for providing a platform for people to have fun especially on Sundays, Ditshegwane-based Unskillful Social Club is on a mission to bring dignity to residents of Kweneng West.Over the weekend, the club...

  • Karate war lands in High Court

    According to court papers that were filed yesterday, the applicant in the matter, JKA Botswana World Federation wanted a meeting scheduled for today to be declared “irregular and unlawful” calling upon respondents, Keone Kgorotlhe, Thabang...

  • Mukokomani in charge of softball LOC

    The qualifiers are set for February 6-10 in Gaborone. The LOC was launched this week as preparations for the qualifiers gather pace. Accepting his new role, Mukokomani said the appointment means stepping up to a national calling and delivering the...

  • Rathedi returns for another Paralympics milestone

    His presence was felt during the recent AUSC Region 5 Games in Malawi.Officially, his team brought home nine medals (three gold, four silver and two bronze) but the number was reduced as some events were classified as non-medals.Rathedi told Mmegi...

  • Manyepedza defies odds with athletics team

    Some of them felt that their athletes deserved to be in the team but were somehow overlooked. Other coaches felt that the athletes who made the team were related to the coaches who were in charge of the team.The complaints even reached the Botswana...

  • Local players make US Junior Squash Open debut

    The tournament starts tomorrow and ends on December 20.The US Junior Open will be played in girls' Under-17 and Under-19 categories. The coach, Koketso Ntshebe told Mmegi Sport that this is a huge milestone for local squash. “My charges will...

  • Tebogo partners with Orange Botswana

    The company this morning announced its partnership with the World Under 20 champion. The partnership will see Orange Botswana back Tebogo by providing financial support as part of the athlete’s growth in competitive sports. As such, Tebogo will be...

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