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Calistus Kolantsho
  • Karate wars rage on

    The deposed committee, which was led by former president Tshepho Bathai, is still defiant.The war started when an interim committee was appointed in the absence of the then office bearers led by Bathai, who has since stepped down.A motion of no...

  • Bakwadi calls off BOKA OGM

    The meeting had been scheduled by the previous committee, which was unceremoniously removed from power during a Special General Meeting (SGM) held at Cresta Lodge in Gaborone in September.Before the cancellation, Bakwadi met with the Botswana...

  • Outspoken Muzondiwa makes squash team grade

    When the national team was announced in September, the player was on the list only for him to be removed when the second list was released this week. By Wednesday, the player was again reinstated to the team.According to information reaching Mmegi...

  • Tebogo in line for another international award

    The local superstar is up against Erriyon Knighton (USA), Emmanuel Wanyonyi (Kenya), Jaydon Hibbert (Jamaica), and Anthony Ammirati of France. Tebogo made the list on the back of an impressive year in which he smashed the world Under-20 100m...

  • Wrestling gears up for elections

    The majority of the NSAs will usher in new leadership as the four-year term lapses. BWF affiliates agreed to set up an elections committee in April during an Annual General Meeting (AGM) that was held in Gaborone over the weekend.Speaking to Sport...

  • Sharp keen to hand over wrestling baton

    Sharp told Mmegi Sport that the time has come for him to step down and let someone else take the driver's seat. “This is my last term in office and when we go for elections next year, I will not be seeking re-election.However, it will be up to...

  • Softball tight-lipped on hosting budget

    Botswana beat Uganda to win the right to host the competition for the first time in history.BSA acting spokesperson, Pako Maforaga told Mmegi Sport the budget would be finalised after meeting with the Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC). “We...

  • Inaugural chess event gets underway

    The event will be played over seven rounds of standard chess games and the chief organiser, Vincent Masole told Mmegi Sport that the tournament has received financial backing from Zen Engineering Services worth P10,000.Masole said as of October 20,...

  • UB marathon LOC target Kenyans

    The LOC has already sent out invitations to Athletics Kenya to assist in facilitating the arrangement.The UB marathon is slated for November 27 and according to the number of athletes that graced the activation over the weekend, the race looks set to...

  • Locals embrace wheelchair tennis

    South African renowned wheelchair tennis coach, Patrick Selepe, groomed the crop of youngsters and coaches.The presence of South Africa wheelchair tennis sensation Alwande Sikhosana was meant to inspire the youngsters. Selepe told Sport Monitor that...

  • Boxing grassroots programme extends to Phikwe

    The programme is targeting children of five to 15 years of age in different sporting disciplines. Boxing has been part of Re Ba Bona Ha for over a decade since launching their first centre in Lobatse in 2011.The Phikwe centre brings to four, the...

  • Prisons limps into Top 8

    Prisons had to dig deep to come from behind and beat the young studded Jwaneng Netball Club 48-34 during the LUCARA Netball League game played on Saturday.This was the last fixture for the South Zone after a game between Police and UB Crystals was...

  • Who is in charge at BOKA?

    The drama has heightened such that even before the ink dries on the paper, one of the parties issues a correspondence. This week, former president, Tshepho Bathai was slapped with a suspension letter over corruption and gross maladministration...

  • Phatsima, squash’s little dynamite

    The 16-year-old was part of Team Botswana, which participated at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games in the United Kingdom this year. Phatsima reached the women’s plate singles quarterfinals. She has been selected to be part of the national team that...

  • BONA, South Zone clear league confusion

    BONA and the zonal committee were at loggerheads over who should run the league, which led to delays in completing the season. BONA secretary-general, Mmaneke Maplanka had written to clubs in the south informing them that the national executive...

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