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Calistus Kolantsho
  • 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...

  • Gov't vows to support GIM

    Wagner was in the country to assess GIM in order for the event to be elevated to the Gold category. Serufho said it is clear that the World Athletics would like to elevate GIM from a Bronze Meet to Gold. “In the hierarchy of athletics, Gold Meet is...

  • Magang chastises predecessor

    Magang told Mmegi Sport that she was surprised that her predecessor failed to inform the Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC) about the intention to host the championships. “I was part of the BNSC Board that came up with hosting guidelines for...

  • BISA treasurer suspension: Who’s fooling who?

    The treasurer was suspended last year (May) for three months pending a disciplinary hearing. The decision to suspend Kengaletswe was taken during a meeting held at Oasis Motel on May 7, 2021. The suspension was until the end of August but it was...

  • BNSC leaves BOKA high and dry

    The team left yesterday and is expected back home on Monday. BNSC chief executive officer, Tuelo Serufho said they would support the Under-18 team to the tune of P200,000. “As the commission our focus is to facilitate robust development starting at...

  • Fireworks expected in softball clashes

    The tournament will be played over two days starting tomorrow. Teams that have qualified for the men’s championship are Comets, Scramblers, Police IX, BDF IX, Carats, Wells, Gatalamotho and Panthers. The absence of traditional powerhouse, Rail...

  • AM600 Cycle Challenge raises P1million

    The journey started in Jwaneng on Thursday morning to Gaborone via Lobatse on day one, Gaborone to Mahalapye on day two and Mahalapye back to Gaborone on day three. The intended beneficiaries, funds permitting, are Mokoboxane Primary School, St...

  • Boitekanelo marathon goes ahead despite freezing weather

    The usual suspects, Sylvester Koko and Sesebo Matlapeng dominated the men’s 10km and 15km categories respectively. Koko cruised in the 10km stopping the clock at 30 minutes. He was followed by Sonny Bakang Matlho who brought home 31:18 and...

  • School sport talks hit deadlock

    The plan was to start the pilot phase for school sport in May. The implementation was to assist in preparing for the AUSC Region 5 Games scheduled for Malawi this December. Competition at the regional level was to be held between June 4 and 26...

  • Gaborone look to cement bowls dominance

    After the toss has been decided and the jack rolled, the club will aim to defend the title that they won in 2019. The overall winner of the National Championships is awarded the Rhodes trophy. Gaborone Club has won the trophy 17 times since the...

  • BISA leadership in trouble

    The decision to reject the request was taken during a recent Special General Meeting (SGM). The executive committee wanted to request delegates to continue in office until December in order to assist Ministry of Youth, Gender, Sport and Culture...

  • AM600 race to test cyclists' endurance

    On the first day, the route takes the cyclists from Jwaneng to Lobatse and then Gaborone, before they proceed to Mahalapye on day two. On day three, cyclists will leave Mahalapye back to Gaborone. Speaking during the send-off dinner held on Tuesday...

  • Rugby club brings hope to Maun

    Back in the day, the northern part of Botswana was a hive of rugby activity with great clubs like Eastern Military Garrison (EMG) Gunners from Selebi-Phikwe, Ghetto Sharks in Francistown, Maun Dogs, and Gantsi Hungry Lions. There was high interest in...

  • Confusion surrounds karate national team camp

    The stroke that broke the camel’s back was when the Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC) announced that it did not have funds for the Region 5 trip. This was followed by the team being called for training without the knowledge of the...

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