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Calistus Kolantsho
  • Marape scoops India 75 chess tournament

    It was a good day in the office for the chess sensation as she went through all her matches without a flinch, beating some of the boys including the likes of Thuto Mpene, who was marked as a threat ahead of the tournament.Boys and girls faced off...

  • Softball team battle-ready

    Tawina and the team target to qualify for the next stage of the competition.All eyes are on Tawina after the selection of the team raised eyebrows. “Preparing a team is not an easy task, it takes a lot of commitment and passion for the sport, but...

  • Late withdrawals hit softball qualifiers

    Botswana, Kenya, Lesotho, and South Africa are the remaining competing nations after the late withdrawals of Tanzania, Uganda, and Zimbabwe. The four-day qualifiers end next week Friday and will determine the two teams that progress to the second...

  • Boxing VP faces disciplinary action

    Mogotsakgotla was suspended over allegations of misconduct this week. According to information reaching Mmegi Sport, Mogotsakgotla failed to declare that he had a criminal record when he was voted into office.After he was selected as manager for AUSC...

  • Suspended athlete's claim shocks doping agency

    There was no time limit set for the suspension. This week Tshireletso told Mmegi Sport that he has completed his suspension and is back in training.“I am complying and I accept where I did not meet the requirements. The problem was Therapeutic Use...

  • Junior chess players ready to checkmate

    A strong field is at the inaugural invitational tournament with the girls Under-18 pitting the best in the category. Woman FIDE Master (WFM), Naledi Marape is thirsty for a win after a long dry spell.Marape was part of the team that participated in...

  • Tennis players gear for US college season

    There are six players who are currently studying and playing tennis for different universities in the US.The players, namely, Tsholo Tsiang, Tshegofatso Tsiang, Thato Holmes, Tshepo Mosarwa, Kao Lenkopane and Faith Madikwe are all preparing for the...

  • Chaos mars softball preparations

    The team, which is currently in a training camp in Jwaneng, is expected to travel back to Gaborone on Friday.According to information reaching Sport Monitor, head coach, Phibion Tawina went against the decision of the technical bench that selected...

  • Mothibi thrives in new role in Germany

    She joined the organisation on a three-year contract last October. Speaking to Mmegi Sport this week, Mothibi told of her early difficulties in adjusting to life in western Europe.She said when she wants to buy food, she bought according to colour....

  • Peace eludes karate

    One would have thought that the meeting would mark the beginning of transition to peace for the troubled sport.Karate has been dragged before the Sport Disciplinary Committee for the recent shenanigans and judgement is expected to be delivered soon....

  • Overwhelming interest for Chef de mission post

    The country is preparing to send a team to the 2nd African Beach Games in June, the second ANOC World Beach Games in August, the 7th Commonwealth Youth Games (August) and 4th Africa Youth Games in April.Therefore, the Chef de Mission will be...

  • BOKA has P300 in bank account

    The revelation was made by BOKA president, Mpho Bakwadi at the association’s Ordinary General Meeting (OGM) held in Gaborone on Saturday. He said the association is broke with no explanation of how the grant was used by the previous committee....

  • Call for more support for Squash

    The event is being organised by the BSRA in collaboration with the Dreadsports Squash in Baltimore. Dreadsports director and former national team player, Lefika Ragontse felt enough is not being done to promote Squash. He said it is high time sport...

  • Bathai kicked out of karate permanently

    The decision was taken during the ongoing BOKA Ordinary General Meeting (OGM) at Lekidi Centre. Moving the motion, Eileen Alberts Herbst said Bathai has brought karate into disrepute and tarnished the image of the Association. She was supported by...

  • Karate committee TKOs suspended secretary

    Samuel has pleaded his innocence three months after being slapped with a suspension by the committee. He has written a letter to the committee on the eve of elections challenging his suspension.BOKA is scheduled to hold elections during an Ordinary...

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