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Sowa hosts Olympic day celebrations

The mining town of Sowa is currently hosting this year’s Olympic Day Celebrations.The celebration which commenced on 2nd July are expected to conclude tomorrow (Thursday).


7th July 2017

BPL experiences supporters' cold feet

7th July 2017

Botswana Premier League (BPL) interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Thabo Ntshinogang is of the view that BTC premiership clubs should form a formidable team along with his office. Ntshinogang reckons this will ensure that spectators flock the stadiums in the upcoming 2017/18 season.

OFF ROAD BATTLE

23rd June 2017

Since 2015 the Toyota Gazoo team has had an iron grip on the marathon Toyota 1000km Desert Race. Having blown away most of their competition including entries from Ford and Nissan, many will expect the Toyota Gazoo team to run away with the title when the 2017 edition of the 1000 km Desert Race commences in Jwaneng mining town this weekend. However, Toyota will have their hands full in the elite FIA class when they go head to head with a new entry in the form of the Elf Renault Duster team.

Magosi smoke peace pipe

23rd June 2017

 The blinding dust that has been gripping BTC Premiership outfit Mochudi Centre Chiefs is expected to subside before the start of the 2017/18 season. Signs of stability within the troubled Magosi outfit came earlier this week following the election of a transitional committee, which is expected to take charge of the club until an elective congress slated for August.

BFA invites intermediaries

23rd June 2017

The Botswana Football Association (BFA) recently invited intermediaries or companies that will take over from the previous FIFA agents who were dealing with the sale and contract of football players in the domestic league. Following the hostile ousting of former FIFA president Sepp Blatter and the arrival of Gianni Infantino a new system has since been put in place. In a brief interview this week BFA spokesperson Tumo Mpatane confirmed the recent changes.

Mayor’s Cup tourney slated for July

23rd June 2017

The recently introduced Mayor’s Cup is expected to fill the cracks left by the once popular Kabelano Charity Cup, the Health and Charity one-day tournament will kick off on July 22 and will pit four local teams against one another.

Butler quits

14th June 2017

The Zebras 1-0 loss to Mauritania this past weekend might have been a tipping point in the rocky relationship between English headcoach Peter Butler and his employers at the BFA Botswana Football Association.

Trouble brewing at BOKA

14th June 2017

Things are expected to get awry at the Botswana Karate Association (BOKA). Information reaching Sun Sports is that the highly trained combat sport athletes at BOKA are threatening to sabotage and possibly hurt one another in order to make it into the national team.

Ladies’ chess team doing well in Zambia

14th June 2017

Women International Master (WIM) BoikhutsoMudongo, Onkemetse Francis, Tshepiso Lopang and Ndachipiwa Kgomotso are currently dominating the ladies’ section at the on-going Zone 4.3 Chess tournament in Livingstone, Zambia. According to Botswana Chess Federation (BCF) Public Relations Officer Kutlwano Tatolo, the four ladies representing the country at the championships are performing exceptionally well.

Softball team ready for world champs

14th June 2017

Botswana’s softball national men’s team is aiming to finish in top 8 at the upcoming World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC). The international competition is scheduled for 7th July in Whitehorse Yukon, Canada.

Ramakrishna unveils roadmap for cricket

14th June 2017

Local cricket administrator Girish Ramakrishna has been elected as the new Development Director of the Africa Cricket Association recently.

White Star boosts local driver for 1000km race

14th June 2017

The Toyota 1000 Desert race is around the corner and motosport lovers are expected to descend on the mining Town of Jwaneng once again. The race will see local special vehicle racer, Keith Du Toit getting P80 000 from Bokomo for this year’s competition.

Gaealafshwe, Modongo dominate championship

9th May 2017

Candidate Master (CM) Barileng Gaealafshwe and Woman International Master (WIM) Boikhutso Modongo are champions of the 2017 Metropolitan National Chess Championships finals.


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