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Calistus Kolantsho
  • 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...

  • Sport codes shun Athletes Village

    The BNSC acquired the Athletes Village, located in Block 9, from the Botswana Housing Corporation in 2007 and refurbished the facility at a cost of P4 million.Despite the upgrade, some sport codes have reservations about the facility.The bone of...

  • Tebogo to get over P150,000 from BNSC

    BNSC chief executive officer, Tuelo Serufho said Tebogo is entitled to the incentives after winning a gold medal and also for breaking the World Under-20 record as per the revised Performance Incentives and Rewards Package.“He will receive P50,000...

  • BNOC attempts to evict Makwala

    The BNOC board requested Makwala to vacate the Commonwealth Games Athletes Village after the athlete indicated he had pulled out of the competition which is currently underway in the United Kingdom.On Sunday, BNOC announced Makwala’s retirement...

  • Letsile’s mother given time-off to celebrate feat

    Letsile stunned the world when he smashed his own record to set a new World Under-20 time of 9.91 on Wednesday morning.Tebogo's mother said the challenges she endured raising him are now bearing fruits.She told Mmegi Sport that she is emotionally...

  • Seetso, Youri hit highest ever tennis rankings

    Seetso is now ranked 271 after playing the International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament in Durban, South Africa last week.Youri also reached a career-high ranking of 376 after reaching the semi-finals of the ITF Grade 2 at the same venue. Seetso...

  • Emma, Dot get Commonwealth call-ups

    Kgaboetsile will be in charge for badminton while Okatch will be responsible for the middlewoman of the basketball court.Okatch will be making her Commonwealth Games debut while Kgaboetsile officiated at the past two games. Speaking to Sport Monitor,...

  • Relay team gets new lease of life

    The team had initially finished last, clocking 3.07.52 in the semi finals after Zibani Ngozi was obstructed leading to a baton drop during a change over with Keitumetse Maitseo.However, the team was given a new lease of life and will therefore get a...

  • Kebinatshipi: 400m conveyor belt’s new talent

    The conveyor belt churning the 400m talent is not about to stop with a new kid emerging on the block.Collen Kebinatshipi is the latest 400m runner ready to rock the athletics world and is already ranked number three in the world Under-20 with a...

  • FIDE assists broke BCF to send Olympiad team

    FIDE purchased the flight tickets for the athletes. BCF secretary, Mokwaledi Tingwane told Mmegi Sport that they are in a dire situation after receiving only P200,000 as an annual grant from the Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC).“We have...

  • The end is near

    Makwala will now represent Botswana for the last time in the men’s 4x400m relay team at the ongoing World Athletics Championships.Makwala was scheduled to compete in the men’s 400m at the Commonwealth Games.He said he is now shifting focus to the...

  • Ndori: The last man standing

    He was an underdog who went to the World Athletics Championships with nothing to prove but stormed to the finals, refusing to let his stature dim his light as he powered to a personal best (PB) of 44.87.He is guaranteed at least P60,000 for reaching...

  • Ndori through to finals, Makwala out

    Ndori clocked 44.94 to finish behind Olympic champion, Kirani James who registered 44.74.Ndori had stormed to the semi-final with a personal best (PB) of 44.87. He is no stranger to the big stage as he was part of the men’s 4x400m relay team that...

  • Makwala goes for the last hunt

    As it stands, the world medal is the only one that has eluded him in his career. Makwala has unfinished business at this championships after the 2017 scandal that saw him being disqualified from the 400m race. The man is out to prove his mettle...

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