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Calistus Kolantsho
  • Matthews takes over at Swimming

    Matthews received five votes while three went to Gondo. Matthews was taking over from Andrew Freeman who did not seek re-election and Matthews will be leading Swimming together with her executive committee for two years.The annual general meeting...

  • Basupang’s story of pain and betrayal

    Under the chilly winter morning weather, I come face to face with Basupang at a local eatery. He indicates that he has been aware of my interest in his story, as we settle down. He believes that he has no story to share, but to me this is an unsung...

  • Broke Great North rugby club forced out

    The club joined the rugby elite league at the beginning of the current season. The side was expected to redeem rugby in the northern part of the country after the disappearance of Eastern Military Garrison (EMG) Gunners, Sharks, Maun Dogs and Gantsi...

  • Suspended softball coaches replaced

    The trio has been suspended following allegations of indiscipline. According to a statement from the Botswana Softball Association (BSA) secretary-general, Dr Nozie Payet, during the WBSC Africa women qualifiers closing ceremony, there was an act of...

  • Matthews, Gondo clash in swimming presidency

    Kgaotsang Matthews and Gondo Gondo have raised their hands to replace Freeman. DMSS and TLC swimming clubs nominated Matthews. Stingrays, Propellers and UB swimming clubs nominated Gondo.The vocal Gondo said he decided to throw his name in the hat...

  • J30 tennis tourney comes to an end

    Among others,the tournament was attended by players from Australia, Britain, France South Africa, Zimbabwe, Madagascar, Burundi, Mozambique. The girls singles champion is Celina Joseph from South Africa while the runner up was Tadiwanashe Eunice...

  • Junior golf team targets top five finish

    BGU president, Modiri Phuthego said they are targeting top five finish from the 15 countries that have confirmed participation. He said the trip was made possible by the support from the Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC) through buying flight...

  • Swimming body, club at loggerheads

    In a letter dated April 5, the BSSA had indicated the disciplinary hearing was due to take place on Tuesday virtually but did not happen. BSSA president, Andrew Freeman wrote the letter to Stingrays' secretary-general, Nyarai Gondo informing her...

  • BSSA makes U-turn on suspensions

    BSSA president, Andrew Freeman wrote a letter suspending the swimmers in February.According to a response from the BSSA executive committee to Mmegi Sport inquiry, the swimmers were not suspended. The committee explained that membership in BSSA is...

  • Deaf Sport left in the cold

    In October 2022, the Deaf Sport wrote a letter to the Paralympic Association of Botswana (PASSOBO) requesting funding for an annual general meeting and the deaf sport leadership training.PASSOBO rejected the request informing the federation that it...

  • Police IX continue to wreak havoc

    Over Easter, softball action returned to the diamond mining town of Jwaneng after a two-year absence and the Police teams proved their mettle, grabbing the title in both men's and women's categories.However, it was not a smooth ride for the...

  • Masilo continues with good form

    The athlete is pushing hard to stamp his ticket to Budapest for the World Athletics Championships. Masilo stopped the clock at 1:47.31 to win the men’s 800m race. Another Motswana in the race was Tshepiso Masalela who finished in position five...

  • Metropolitan National Chess elimination produces upsets

    The second qualifiers are always brutal, one has to earn their right to play in the final. Botswana Chess Federation (BCF) secretary general, Mokwadi Tingwane said generally the tournament was a very good one. “Maybe one can say with the exception...

  • Mosimanyane impressed with his troop

    Mosimanyane told MmegiOnline that everything went according to plan, with the three athletes running season’s best (SB). He said even though Zibane Ngozi finished in position five, it was an indication that he is coming up well. When asked about...

  • Chabe, rugby's dynamite with a big heart

    She was unfazed by the big frame of the players around her, frequently flashing a smile as she raised her hands to give signals.Naledi Chabe was the woman in charge of the league encounter and has enjoyed more than a decade of officiating. Her first...

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