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Calistus Kolantsho
  • Funding challenge hurts Special Olympics

    The spokesperson for the movement, Lame Ramokate said funding is the albatross around the local Olympic movement's neck. “We have started engaging the private sector to support us and we have a number of fundraising activities that we will...

  • Netball league kicks off despite glitches

    The clubs wrote to the Botswana Netball Association (BONA) executive committee on June 7 indicating they held a meeting following the mother body's announcement about the commencement of the league. “After a lengthy deliberation on the matter,...

  • Mpote welcomes COSAFA draw

    Zebras are in the same group as Angola, Comoros, and Seychelles.The draw for the 2022 COSAFA Cup was held today in Durban at the iconic Moses Mabhida Stadium. Mpote told Mmegi Sport that the draw will assist Zebras as they prepare for the upcoming...

  • A million up for grabs

    As D-Day, July 29, draws near gamblers are equally increasing their chances of winning by playing as often as they can at the casino. After all, it is not everyday that one can walk away with such a huge figure as a 'thank you' for being a...

  • Tough selection for Darts national team

    The trials were divided into youth (Under 25 boys and girls), senior men, senior women and veterans. BDA tournament director, Letlhogela Mosepele told Sport Monitor that from the players that attended the trials, only a few were selected. “I only...

  • Botswana proves mettle in Africa

    At the time of going to print, Botswana had accumulated five medals, two gold medals, two silver and one bronze. The team snatched the first gold medals through the mixed relay team.The relay team comprising of Collen Kebinatshipi, Motlatsi Ranthe,...

  • Katisenge-Tizhani gets TAFISA nod

    Speaking to Sport Monitor, Katisenge-Tizhani said the appointment means a lot for her because she gets the opportunity to impact and contribute to policy development at an international level.“I have always had a dream of contributing to the growth...

  • Makwala ruffles feathers

    The outspoken Makwala did not hold back as he explained that he was sponsoring himself to compete in the Diamond League series. Athletes earn points at the 13 series meeting to qualify for the final of their discipline.The final is set for September...

  • Botswana catches cheerleading fever

    The captain of the team will always date thisIn most American movie lines, a cheerleader was that pretty girl who sat in the stands and cheered the boys as they sweat it out on the pitch. The captain of the team will always date this pretty girl. The...

  • Retshabile appointed netball manager

    In appointing Retshabile, southern zone committee chairperson, Malebogo Mophalane, said the competition manager would work hand-in-hand with the southern zone vice chairperson in the running of the league.For her part, Retshabile told Mmegi Sport...

  • BNOC presents clean audit

    The post balance sheet events have shown that the organisation will be able to exist in the next financial year. Steven Zgambo, a manager in the Audit Assurance Division said the procedure they did was done in accordance with the international...

  • Heavy-handed Police IX crush opponents

    The women’s side won the women’s championship in Selebi-Phikwe a fortnight ago while their male counterparts took the title last weekend in Gaborone. Police IX women won all the four group stage games en route to the final where they beat...

  • Strong team for Africa Senior Champs

    The national team went into camp yesterday as they prepare for the upcoming 2022 CAA Africa Senior Championships slated for Mauritius this month. The 2020 championships were to be held in Algeria but were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic....

  • S/Phikwe sport facilities face demolition

    But all that is on the verge of collapsing. The land where the facilities are located belongs to Selebi-Phikwe Town Council (SPTC) and the 25-year lease has expired. The local authority is moving to take back the land. Area One, which is a...

  • Zero gun test costs Letsile

    In rejecting the record, World Athletics (WA) explained that there was no zero gun test performed on the timing equipment. World Athletics also rejected Jamaica’s women’s U20 4x100m relay team record because not all team members were subjected to...

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