Author

Calistus Kolantsho
  • P6 Million for Olympics, Africa Games

    National Sporting Associations (NSAs) that will benefit from the funding are those under the Olympic programme.Speaking during the Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC) Annual General Assembly held over the weekend, the chief executive officer...

  • Unions propose P200 million for School Sport

    The negotiating parties have come up with different proposals regarding funds.The Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC) chief executive officer, Tuelo Serufho informed the delegates during BNSC Annual General Assembly (AGA) held over the weekend...

  • Katse makes professional squash debut

    Katse is scheduled to face Mahak Talati of India on Tuesday. Talati, 21, is a professional squash player ranked 223 in the Professional Squash Association (PSA) rankings, while Katse, 19, holds a ranking of 449, with her highest world ranking...

  • Thebe shifts focus to Olympic qualification

    Thebe gained recognition by clinching a silver medal in the 200m during the 2014 Summer Youth Games. His breakthrough in the 400m occurred in May 2016, boasting a time of 44.22 seconds, positioning him third on the global seasonal lists and...

  • Confusion over Africa Games Olympic qualification

    However, it has transpired that eight sporting codes - athletics, badminton, cycling, swimming, table tennis, tennis, triathlon, and wrestling - will vie for Olympic slots during the Africa Games for Paris 2024.The president of the Botswana National...

  • Doping cases worry BNOC president

    The nation has lately grappled with a succession of doping transgressions involving notable athletes such as Lydia Jele, Thalosang Tshireletso, and Nijel Amos, as well as retired figure, Amantle Montsho. Additionally, incidents have been documented...

  • Africa Games not Olympic qualifiers

    He also said the previous games were organised by the AU and games management was done by ANOC. “These are government-based games but recently they decided to hand over the games to ANOC because of resources from the Commonwealth Games Federation...

  • Curtain comes down Africa Netball Cup

    Botswana was awarded the rights to host the continental flagship tournament in August after Uganda decided to withdraw their bid. However, the Botswana Netball Association (BONA) had a difficult time convincing the Botswana National Sport Commission...

  • Shock as softball TDO quits

    Gontlafetse became assumed the TDO role in December 2022. Speaking to MmegiSport yesterday, Gontlafetse said he has personal issues that need his attention. “I was also not as effective as I had thought I would be due to the current economic...

  • Africa Netball accused of botched elections

    Despite Africa Netball having 14 members, the just-concluded elections saw the reinstatement of the previous board, with only seven members participating as voting members. Notably, Botswana (Malebo Raditladi-Nkgakile), South Africa (Cecilia...

  • Tennis enjoys financial windfall

    The association presented its 2022 financial report at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) over the weekend in Gaborone. Atang Mokgware, the former BTA director of finance, highlighted the proactive approach taken to secure financial assistance through...

  • No Zone VI for Police volleyball clubs

    Botswana Volleyball Federation (BVF) vice president-administration, Ndibo Lebala said he received reports that Police would not be travelling today (Friday). “They informed me that they had challenges and would not be travelling to the competition....

  • Women’s team vies for T20 World Cup slot

    This event is a significant step in the qualification process for the 2024 T20 World Cup. Sumod Damodar, the vice chairperson of the Botswana Cricket Association (BCA), shared insights with MmegiSport about the team's preparations.Damodar...

  • Botswana fails to bag bronze

    The men's lost losing 46-27 to Kenya whilst senior women netball team also lost their third position match 53-44 to Zimbabwe.Kenya's early advantage in height, led by shooter Francis Wachira, dominated Botswana's defence. Larona Matlhaga...

  • BONA mum over allowances

    "Please may I kindly not give an interview on that for now," he said.The men’s team faces Kenya in a bronze medal match at 5pm, having suffered a heavy 53-35 defeat to South Africa on Monday. The women’s bronze medal match against...

arrow up