Botswana faces doping predicament

Doping challenge: Amos has been provisionally suspended PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Doping challenge: Amos has been provisionally suspended PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Local sporting landscape is at risk amid an explosion in doping cases. In a space of one week, three cases have been recorded.

This brings to eight, the number of cases Botswana has recorded since 2010, a high figure considering the country's low athlete population.

Nijel Amos' positive result shock from a doping test stung the nation. But it has been occurring regularly since 2010, with eight local and one foreign athlete testing positive for a banned substance.

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We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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