Sports

Chess pledges to adopt 100 schools

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”.


17th December 2015

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.

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.

Golf tourney raises P50 000 for orphans

27th November 2015

Doing it to aid those in need, corporate entities had a go at each other in a recently concluded Phakalane Golf Estate and Distell Botswana Annual Golf Charity Tournament that was eventually won by a golf team representing DeBeers Global Sightholder Sales (DBGSS).  

TOP 8: THE RETURN

27th November 2015

Orapa United have their sights squarely on the 2015/16 Mascom Top 8 trophy, and as they invade Extension Gunners’ territory this Friday at the National Stadium for their second leg of the quarter final encounter, nothing but victory will satisfy their ambitious plans.

Chess veterans return in Masters’ event

25th November 2015

Dragon Kefiilwe managed to walk away with the 2015 Turbo Refrigeration Masters Open Chess Championship over the weekend.


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