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Calistus Kolantsho
  • 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...

  • Softball back in Jwaneng after two years

    The chairperson of the Local Organising Committee (LOC), Joel Ramolemana told Mmegi Sport that preparations for the tournament went according to plan. “Softball is a tradition for Jwaneng. Everyone is excited about the tournament that has not been...

  • Fight over registration of swimmers

    Gondo Gondo, the father to the three swimmers, Ruvarashe, Thakundanashe, and Matipaishe has locked horns with Kubu Swimming Club, which is refusing to release them to a rival club, Stingrays.Gondo is the director of Stingrays and wants his two girls...

  • Hogs rout Ryders in one-sided affair

    Hogs went into the match full of confidence and that was evident in their dominant display. Ryders were aware that they had to improve their kicking game and defense if they had a chance of holding a strong Hogs side.The hosts did not waste time as...

  • The flying ‘Rasta’

    Rasta, a nickname he attracted due to his hairstyle, last weekend blasted 10.29s in the 100m to finish second during the Road to the FNB Botswana Golden Grand Prix.The performance saw the athlete engraving his name in position six of Botswana’s...

  • BTA needs P200,000 to host junior tourneys

    The association is racing against time to raise over P200,000 needed for hosting the tournaments.BTA president, Oaitse Thipe said the cost of one tournament sanction fee is P20,000 to the ITF, the referee’s fee is P8,000, two white badge referees...

  • Amos’ agonising 8-month wait

    A few days before the 2022 World Athletics Championships that were staged in Oregon, the United States of America in July, the hearts of Batswana sunk after the 800m star, Amos tested positive for a banned substance. Athletics Integrity Unit told...

  • Amos formally charged for violating anti-doping rules

    The official charge comes eight months after the athlete was suspended on the eve of the World Championship in Oregon, the United States of America. According to information reaching Mmegi Online, the athlete is charged with committing Anti-Doping...

  • BOKA wars head to court

    According to court papers filed before the High Court in Gaborone, Karabo Samuel, Bathai, Samuel Dire, and David Hubona are the applicants.BOKA, led by its president, Mpho Bakwadi, Moemedi Nthapelelang, Othusitse Dick, Kemmonye Seletamotse,...

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