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Calistus Kolantsho
  • Africa's fastest man speaks, advises Letsile

    But recently, there is one man who is on the verge of amplifying a shift and turning Kenya into a sprint nation. Ferdinand Omanyala Omurwa is a national hero who counts Kenya's first citizen, President Uhuru Kenyatta among his fans.Omurwa proved...

  • BAA supports Kenya's bid

    However, BAA president, Paphane Botlhale said they are yet to receive official communication from Athletics Kenya regarding the bid.“We are yet to discuss the issue but I do not think we can have a problem with backing the bid. Hosting the...

  • Karatekas told to fork P7,500 for trip

    But fuming parents have accused the Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSCParents are up in arms after they were asked to contribute P7,500 each for their children's trip to Durban, South Africa for the Region 5 Karate Championships. It is the...

  • Tebogo powers to World Under-20 record

    Tebogo powered to the finish line stopping the clock at 9.96 in 100m. The 19 year-old has also set a new national record. The World Under-20 record had stood since 2014 and was set by Trayvon Bromell. Tebogo delivered a personal best (PB) and claimed...

  • Bayendi primed for BNOC role

    It was an unexpected appointment, which is a departure from the usual choice of sportspeople for the top post. Bayendi, born and raised in Moshupa, signed a five-year contract that will keep her at the helm of the local Olympics sports body. “I am...

  • Keitsile leads Bots team to CANA Zone 4

    Keitsile will be making his second appearance at the championships. He competes fresh from the South Africa National Aquatic Championships that were held in Gqeberha where the Propellers Swimming Club member registered for six races. In his first...

  • Sports awards return with a twist

    Under the new arrangement, members of the public will vote for the 'public athlete/team of the year'. Speaking during the launch on Tuesday, the chairperson of the adjudication panel for the 2020-2021 awards, Charmaine Khupe said the awards...

  • BRU needs to do more for 7s team

    For the past few weeks, BRU has organised a series of 7s tournaments. According to the officials, the tournaments were meant to give the team much-needed practice. But the team has emerged battered and bruised. The national team was outplayed and in...

  • A new dawn for volleyball

    Tsoseletso Magang is the new president after going into elections unopposed. Ndibo Lebala has retained his position as vice president-administration. He faced stiff competition from Keefelekae Moloi and Johannes Ralegoreng. Lebala garnered six votes...

  • 'Scud' launches all-out attack

    The outgoing president is not seeking re-election after 13 years at the helm. Magang is a volleyball thoroughbred, having participated in all stages of the game. “I am a volleyball person, having been a player and being in the administration. It...

  • Early daggers out for Magang’s team

    The majority of the candidates are unopposed but concern from affiliates is that most of the contestants have ties with Kutlwano Volleyball Club. The only contests will be for the vice president-administration and additional members' positions....

  • Maitewa gets posthumous recognition

    Maitewa's opponents for the award are Rajab Mahommed and George Molwantwa. Maitewa passed on in October 2022 at the tender age of 22, after succumbing to a brain tumour.Maitewa fought in the 57kg category and was a member of the Molepolole Boxing...

  • Modutlwa, Kebapetse make World Bowls bow

    The championships consist of men’s singles, women’s singles and mixed pairs disciplines. The competition is used to prepare for the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games. The duo will also use the tournament as part of their preparations for the...

  • BNOC is broke - Tshenyego

    The Commonwealth Games will be held from July 28 to August 8. Speaking during a media briefing this week, BNOC president, Botsang Tshenyego said preparations were slower than expected. “Preparations are ongoing not as good as we thought basically...

  • BNOC appoints new CEO

    Bayendi joins the local Olympic body on a five-year contract. She was previously at the Botswana Investment and Trade Centre (BITC) where she was the executive director responsible for strategy, research, risk and compliance, and the overall...

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