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Calistus Kolantsho
  • Athletics team scoops 38 medals at AUSC Region 5 Games

    The team achieved the feat despite a slow start at the games. Botswana eventually found its rhythm to retain its second position behind South Africa, which they also scooped at the last edition of the games that were held in Lesotho.Botswana scooped...

  • Dinaledi strike gold in Singapore

    Fiji will be part of the World Netball Cup to be held in Cape Town next year.Botswana had never won the Nations Cup since their maiden appearance in 2008. They had the best tournament recording an undefeated streak in all the matches that they played...

  • Botswana sings the blues in Malawi

    The Under-20 athletes from various sporting codes have found the going tough and were anchoring the medals table at press time.However, athletics provided the bright spark yesterday afternoon when the boys' 4x400m relay scooped the country's...

  • Keitumele spikes her way to stardom

    Her full talents were on display last week Saturday as she was instrumental in Police VI women’s team clinching the Liquid Open Championship title.It was not an easy victory for Police VI as they had to fight from behind to pick the win.Coach,...

  • Dinaledi on the brink of history

    The Nations Cup is the biggest annual netball tournament in Singapore.It was first held in 2006 and the event has returned in 2022 after a two-year hiatus. Dinaledi went in to the tournament on the back of the disappointment of failing to qualify for...

  • Double win for Police VI at Volleyball Championships

    The finals were played here on Saturday with the women beating Mafolofolo 3-2 to walk away with gold medals and a trophy.The men’s side raised the bar higher walloping Kutlwano 3-0 to be crowned champions of the inaugural tournament. The women’s...

  • Splinter martial arts body in the offing

    As a result, a breakaway body is being formed. Kyoshi Moses Kgosibodiba of Oikado Martial Arts School told Mmegi Sport that until March, BABUSA had 11 affiliates but now six remain. “We formed the association thinking that we are equal partners...

  • Table tennis a beacon of hope

    However, all is not lost as some codes such as Botswana Table Tennis Association (BTTA) are like stars shining in the dark. At the beginning of the current financial year, the BTTA was promoted under the tier system, whereby sport codes are allocated...

  • Police aim for double joy

    As things stand, there is nothing much that can stop the Police teams from grabbing the two titles. During the transfer window, Police women’s team signed quality players. However, Mafolofolo cannot be undermined as they have beefed up their attack...

  • BAA cuts ties with Nike

    "We will have a new one (technical sponsor) with a certain international brand, name withheld until we launch soon. Details of the new deal will be shared at the launch," he said. However, Mmegi Sport is informed that Puma will replace Nike...

  • Makwala gets UB scholarship

    The scholarship was handed over to the retired athlete yesterday during the first edition of the UB marathon. Makwala was recognised for his contribution to sport development in the country.Before receiving the scholarship, Makwala showcased his...

  • BABUSA strives for recognition

    However, the elephant in the room has been identified as the Botswana Karate Association (BOKA).Speaking during an awards ceremony held in Phakalane over the weekend, BABUSA chairperson, Shihan Thuto Thuto said the days of being bullied by BOKA are...

  • Knight Frank Botswana appoints new CEO

    Mooki told BusinessWeek that Knight Frank is a global leader in the real estate consultancy space and he brings in a wealth of knowledge in the local industry that will pair with the global network the company offers.“We will be looking to provide...

  • Uproar over selection of Region 5 team

    The athletes who were dropped from the team are Lundi Pinaemang (100m and 200m), Godiraone Lobatlamang (100m and 200m), Thabang Monngwathipa (400m), Taolo Lesole (high jump national champion), and Thuto Olebeng (800m).Chilume Ntshwarang, who coaches...

  • Botswana ready for Region 5 Games

    Botswana will compete in football, athletics, para-athletics, volleyball, swimming, tennis, boxing and netball. Chef de mission, Shadrack Kapeko told Mmegi Sport from Lilongwe that everything is in place for the games.“The team will be coming here...

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