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Calistus Kolantsho
  • Infighting engulfs BCF

    But in a quick turn of events, Khutsafalo responded in kind and also wrote a letter suspending Segaise 24 hours later.Initially, Segaise said the federation was aware of certain allegations being peddled by Khutsafalo. “In our view, the allegations...

  • Softball Independence Cup winners to pocket P20k

    The tournament has been boosted with sponsorship worth P250, 000 from Archein Hardware. From the windfall P100,000, is for logistics while P150,000 has been set aside for prizes.The tournament is scheduled to be played over the Independence holidays....

  • Dinaledi go down fighting

    Dinaledi started off by sending a strong message to their opponents winning the first quarter 12-11. The Proteas bounced back in the second quarter winning it 11-15. They also claimed the third quarter 9-22. Despite the score lines, Botswana proved...

  • Sabure breaks chess Olympiad jinx

    She has a sister, Woman Candidate Master (WCM), who also made her name on the chess chequerboard. In their shadows is the young Bojosi, who harboured big dreams of playing in the chess Olympiad.From the age of 12, Bojosi placed his heart and mind on...

  • Bagwasi primed for WBF title

    Bagwasi said preparations for the title fight are going well. He comes into this fight after a win against Koos Sibiya of South Africa in January. “Sibiya is much experienced boxer and beating him gave me a motivation and I know I can beat anyone...

  • Unions hit out at gov't over school sport

    The return of school sport has been a thorny issue in the recent past, with growing calls to reinstate an activity that is key to talent development.School sport was suspended in 2020 due to an impasse over the payment of overtime allowances to...

  • Lopang leads Africa chess body

    It was an easy walk in the park for Lopang as she garnered 29 votes while her rivals, Bernard Wanjala from Kenya scored 11 votes and Egyptian Hesham El Gendy received seven votes. “I have represented Botswana from 2000 until 2014 at the Olympiads....

  • Jaguars stage comeback to sting Hogs 2

    Jaguars won the match through two penalties and a try. The match was part of the Botswana Rugby Union (BRU) Super League. The game started with Hogs 2 piling pressure on Jaguars, showing a big heart for a young side.Jaguars were too strong stopping...

  • Rakgare shoots from the hip

    . “We do not fear being insulted for decisions that we take. (Ga re tshabe go rogwa ke batho. Ba re rogela ditshwetso tse re di tsayang. Re tla di tsaya.) We will take action against those who are not well behaved (Lona ba le sa itshwareng sentle,...

  • Birmingham failure: Where did it go wrong?

    In June, ahead of the team's departure to Birmingham, the Botswana National Olympic Committee held its Ordinary General Meeting where the affiliates were informed that the medal target at the Commonwealth Games was eight.A team of 36 athletes...

  • Chess federation secretary quits

    Tingwane was the only serving member in the current executive committee from the previous administration that was led by Mothokomedi Thabano.According to information reaching this publication, the secretary-general has never gelled with his new...

  • The long wait for school sport

    The report made recommendations on the suitable ways to run and manage school sport. The JTT carried out a comprehensive review of sports development and competition in schools.Tapiwa Marobela-Masunga told Mmegi Sport that they submitted the report...

  • Kanye: The village that bore Botswana a world champion

    It is within the undulating, vast Kanye landscape where the latest athletics sound track was born 19 years ago. Letsile was born in Mmalekwa ward and his family says there was always something unique about the athlete, which set him apart from his...

  • P250k for Softball Independence tournament

    The sponsorship launch was held on Friday at the Indian High Commission. The Indian High Commissioner to Botswana, Dr Rajesh Ranjan pledged five scholarships for the best players of the tournament to study in India.Archein hardware managing director,...

  • Nthompe, resilient marathon soldier

    This is a quote that aptly sums up the life of local marathon runner, Godiraone Nthompe. Whenever there is a marathon in Botswana, Nthompe’s name is always amongst the top five winners.His recent achievement was a third-place finish at the 2022...

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