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Calistus Kolantsho
  • 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...

  • Another karate fight breaks out

    The members submitted the letter to the JKA executive committee and the technical board where they raise several complaints. The affiliates want the committee to call a Special General Meeting (SGM) to address the pressing issues. “The SGM shall...

  • BONA faces uphill task to win AFCON bid

    Bid committee chairperson, Ashford Mamelodi acknowledged the tough task ahead with his committee working around the clock to compile a bid book, which is due to be presented to CAF.Speaking during the Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC) annual...

  • Phikwe win Naledi Commercial Classic

    George Kieni skipped the team and the second position went to Thakadu team skipped by Kabo Gaboutloeloe. Aggressive Tigers from Mafikeng claimed the third position.One of the organisers of the event, Gaboutloeloe told Sport Monitor that the...

  • Versatile Banda stamps her authority

    The cloudy weather shielded the battle-ready players from the usually soaring temperatures, meaning they had the opportunity to bring out their best.Amongst the best players on display was TASC goal attacker (GA), Margaret Banda.Despite failing to...

  • Sebokeng enter uncharted waters

    It was an unceremonious departure for the volleyball administrator from the club that he led for five years as he was forced out by disagreements within Diphatsa.In April, some people convinced him to set up a volleyball club and Sebokeng was born in...

  • Netball sails through despite odds

    Raditladi-Nkgakile came into office at a time when BONA was marred in controversy emanating from the 2017 Netball World Youth Cup. The association had a mountain of debt and then the association lost the league sponsor.After her re-election last...

  • Tough field awaits local bowlers

    The competition kicks off tomorrow. The global event features both the men's and women's singles discipline.Marea Modutlwa (Gaborone Club) and Edwin Nyoka (Orapa Club) qualified to represent Botswana by virtue of being the 2019 National...

  • Vipers, Police LUCARA netball league champions

    Vipers won the title after defeating BDF Cats 39-31 in an electrifying encounter. The Jungle Queens claimed the championship by beating their cross-town rivals, BDF Cats 40-37 in a match that went down to the wire.The national finals were played at...

  • Kalavango, Police VI show early intent

    The two sides are leading their respective groups after the first stage of the tournament was played at the SSKB courts last weekend.Police have already qualified for the quarterfinals as Pool A leaders after accumulating 12 points, having won all...

  • Karate coup complete as committee surrenders

    The two remaining members of the ousted committee officially surrendered this week as they handed over BOKA business to the interim administration.David Hubona (vice president-technical) and Sam Dire (vice president-administration) did the handover...

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