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Botswana in another doping scandal

A pair of local rugby sevens national team players faces a four-year ban from sport after they failed a random doping test conducted last November at the African qualifiers’ tournament for this year’s Olympic Games held in South Africa.


9th January 2016

Ostriches dare army men

20th December 2015

BDF XI will travel to Itekeng Stadium this Friday where they will try to be the first beMOBILE Premiership team to beat Orapa United at their home ground.
Thus far, the Ostriches of Orapa remain undefeated at their home ground. Their performance at the Itekeng fortress has not gone unnoticed by both rival teams and supporters.

Young Marape shines again at Lusaka meet

20th December 2015

The Botswana youth chess team ended the year on a good note with an impressive performance at the African Youth Chess Championships held in Lusaka Zambia from 05-13 December 2015.

All eyes on Tsotso Ngele tonight

20th December 2015

Coach Major David Bright and goalkeeper Kabelo Dambe are convinced that given enough game time and opportunity, Mogakolodi Tsotso Ngele could prove  to be the game changer in tonight’s encounter between Sundowns and Kaizer Chiefs in the Telkom Knockout final.

Club face the axe

20th December 2015

The Botswana Football Association (BFA) president Tebogo Sebego has called for the improvement in quality of local club administrators in the effort to take the local league towards professionalism.

Gaborone turns into int’l sporting arena

17th December 2015

The Botswana sports landscape is set to become an international arena in the next two years following an announcement of numerous high profile games and events scheduled for Gaborone.  

Rollers, Gunners clash in Unity Cup tonight

17th December 2015

Men and Boys for Gender Equality hosted and organised a workshop for Township Rollers and Mochudi Centre Chiefs players last week. They held another workshop for Extension Gunners’ players this Tuesday.

Chess pledges to adopt 100 schools

17th December 2015

Botswana Chess Federation (BCF) intends to adopt 100 local schools next year. Recently, the BCF president Tshenolo Maruatona said, “We expect every chess master to identify a school of their choice and the federation will support them in nurturing talent at such schools”.

Khama opens F/town sports complex

17th December 2015

The official opening of Francistown Sports Complex tomorrow in the midst of Botswana Games by President Ian Khama Seretse Khama will be overshadowed by the Zebras celebrity status in the second city.

Matebele target Popa runaway train

17th December 2015

The undefeated beMOBILE premiership 2015/16 championship frontrunners - Township Rollers - will be in a tricky affair this Saturday when they face BDF XI at the Molepolole Sports Complex.

Debswana, BoBA reward 2014/15 star boxer

10th December 2015

Eastern Military Garrison (EMG) Boxing Club’s middleweight, Zibani Chikanda’s patience and hard work finally paid off when he was bestowed the Boxer of the Year Award at the Debswana Boxing Awards ceremony over the weekend.

Daunting task for local girls ahead of Windhoek visit

10th December 2015

The Botswana Under 17 women’s national team will have their work cut out for them if they are to advance to the next stage in the FIFA Junior World Cup scheduled for 2016 in Jordan.

INF president pleads for support

10th December 2015

International Netball Federation (INF) and Botswana government this Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Agreement towards the country’s hosting of the impending 2017 Netball World Youth Cup to be played in Gaborone.


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