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Calistus Kolantsho
  • Athletes off to Birmingham on medal hunt

    During the 2018 Games, Botswana won five medals, which included three gold, one silver, and one bronze through athletics.The Botswana National Olympic Committee (BNOC) had set a medal target of eight, which remains the figure for this year's...

  • Pressure mounts on karate committee

    Tensions came to a head at last month's Annual General Meeting (AGM) where the financial report was not presented.BOKA members were told the report was with the auditors.However, this week the federations wrote to BOKA president, Tshepho Bathai...

  • Concern as BAA sends all-male team to US

    Team manager, Tshepo Kelaotswe, said the situation remains a concern. He said recently, there has been a decline in terms of women athletes' performance. He committed that they intend to increase women's participation in the team.“We are...

  • Lucara gives Mares P200,000

    The cash reward comes in the wake of the Mares' resounding 4-2 win over Burundi in the opening match on Monday night.Lucara Botswana managing director, Naseem Banu Lahri said the Mares had made the country proud by qualifying for the AWCON finals...

  • Darts assemble in Orapa for final selection

    BODA public relations officer, Thato Maphorisa said they expect a strong field to assemble in Orapa for the final selection. The selection will be held on Friday (today) and Saturday.The qualifiers were held in Mogoditshane and Orapa a fortnight ago....

  • Softball lose protest against South Africa

    The BSA lost the initial appeal before escalating the matter, but there was no success. BSA president, Katlholo Mosimanegape said they have decided not to pursue the matter further.He said the Africa adjudication team handled the protest. “We lost...

  • Newcastle deal fails as English side wants P150m

    Minister of Youth, Gender, Sport and Culture, Tumiso Rakgare said Newcastle was offering the front space on their jersey. Other benefits included Botswana being displayed on perimeter boards during all Newcastle home matches, Botswana branded on the...

  • Hogs clobber Ryders

    The one sided game was part of the league activities that were played at Wharic Park, Jwaneng and Palapye. As the league defending champions, Hogs went into the match with an upper hand. Ryders had no answers to the questions that Hogs were asking...

  • Wrestling, BNSC headed for a choke slam

    Sharp said the allocation for the 2022-2023 financial year, which BWF received was insufficient. He said before the outbreak of COVID-19 their grant was P250,000, but now the amount has been reduced to the same level as when BWF was established.Sharp...

  • Beach volleyball gets BNSC greenlight

    The third leg of the tournament was initially pencilled for Gaborone from May 26-30 but was postponed as BNSC felt the BVF had not complied with hosting guidelines.This included obtaining permission to host and secure funding commitment from the...

  • Netball's World Cup bid receives boost

    The tournament will be held in neighbouring South Africa, with Cape Town as the host city, the first time the Netball World Cup comes to Africa.The Botswana Netball Association (BONA) believes the women's team will be part of the tournament after...

  • Bathai to quit BOKA

    There was even a legal tussle that nearly resulted in the process being declared null and void. Bathai, who was leading the battalion, took the elections to his second home village of Kanye.That was in May and he eventually walked away victorious....

  • Botswana dominate karate championships

    The championships were commemorating the 10th anniversary. The event which is organised and hosted by Hayashi-Ha Karate Federation, attracted athletes from South Africa, Namibia and Zimbabwe.Hayashi-Ha secretary general, Ofentse Bakwadi told Sport...

  • Smooth start for LUCARA netball league

    In the North, Boteti River Girls were walloped by TASC 10-88. The visiting Nico United also received a baptism of fire from Thunderbolts with a score of 34-54.In the South, Police men kicked off their campaign by beating their cross-town rivals,...

  • Tshireletso’s giant leap into history

    The African champion has a bright future ahead of him and received glowing praise from the Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC) chief executive officer, Tuelo Serufho during the team Botswana welcome ceremony on Tuesday. Tshireletso won a gold...

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