Sports

Gaborone turns into int’l sporting arena

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.  


17th December 2015

Bloated BISA needs more money

17th December 2015

The Botswana Integrated Sports Association (BISA) has urged local sports authorities to review the annual budget allocated to them in the wake of an increased number of sport codes falling under their ambit from 12 to 16.

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.

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.

Rolers scare Lovers

10th December 2015

Green Lovers’ headcoach Othusitse Kootselwe is not a man to minces his words. Unlike other rookie teams that never survive the first season in the premier league, Kootselwe is adamant that Lovers will remain in the beMOBILE Premiership league for years to come.

Development key to DTCB club success

2nd December 2015

The secret behind the weekend’s sweepstake by the Diamond Trading Company Botswana (DTCB) boxing team at the weekend’s boxing tournament has been revealed. The decorated club continued its onslaught on the local amateur boxing landscape after winning the 2015 edition of the Botswana Boxing Association (BoBA) National Championships staged from Saturday to Sunday in Gaborone.

Netball World Cup LOC begins work

2nd December 2015

Work on the 2017 International Netball Federation (INF) World Youth Cup to be hosted in Botswana officially began yesterday when the Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Thapelo Olopeng officially launched the Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the event.

Dlamini quits

2nd December 2015

There was a jubilant move this week in Lobatse and other areas of the country as Extension Gunners’ supporters celebrated the news of Chairman Kitso Dlamini’s resignation. Dlamini reportedly resigned over the weekend after a band of supporters threatened violence against him while others allegedly insulted his wife. For fear of his life and that of his family, he is said to have taken the decision to step down.

The day English football legend Robbie Fowler visited eKasi

27th November 2015

Christmas came rather too early for 38-year-old White City woman, Gaobotse Talane, many thanks to her decision to open a bank account with Barclays bank of Botswana in September.


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