High costs threaten Montsho’s appeal

Keen to appeal: Montsho
Keen to appeal: Montsho

The cost of lodging an appeal threatens Amantle Montsho’s chances of challenging the two-year ban imposed by a local Disciplinary Committee, which ruled she was guilty of consuming a banned substance.

It would cost Montsho US$20,000 (approx. P200, 000) to appeal to the Court of Sport Arbitration (CSA) based in Zurich, Switzerland.

Montsho was banned for consuming a banned stimulant methylhexaneamine. Her attorney, Tshiamo Rantao said her client has a bright chance of having the decision overturned.

Editor's Comment
Implement the recommendations Mr. President

The nation is eagerly awaiting this report to have a glimpse of what the recommendations are like, possibly for further debate. Mr. President, it’s our ardent hope that true to your promises, the public will have an opportunity to peruse the report and see if it reflects their interests as the Commission went around the length and breadth of the country collecting views of the people with some choosing to write to the Commission’s...

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