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January 11, 2019 2:00 PM Branch off to promising start at Dakar Rally

Branch completed the 798km between San Juan de Marcona and Arequipa on Wednesday, in a time of 04:53:57 hours, finishing just 00:46:15 hours behind leader, Xavier de Soultrait of France. This was the longest distant thus far as Branch finished as the leading African at the race with South African, Kenneth Gilbert completing the stage three on 28th position 629

December 4, 2018 2:05 PM FA Cup prize money not enticing

The deal is worth P4.2 million per season and the tournament would be known as the Orange FA Cup. While there was relief across, there has been disappointment over the prize money, as winners take home P700,000, which is less than what both the league and Top 8 competition offers. Speaking at the sponsorship launch, Orange Botswana chief executive officer 160

October 8, 2018 2:00 PM Nthompe Bags Botswana Life Marathon

Sesebo Matlapeng of Diacore Runners Club followed him closely. The two were separated by mini seconds with Matlapeng registering 1:08:10:5. Tholego Keitshekile came third with a time of 1:10:03. Speaking to Sport Monitor afterwards, Nthompe said he was impressed with the time that he had clocked. “We are going towards the end of the season and fatigue 100

September 29, 2018 4:00 AM Calls to regulate marathons grow louder

There have been concerns over the organisation of some marathons, notably the recently held Gaborone Mayor’s marathon, which has attracted criticism. The board would be mandated with regulating and monitoring the races. It would also have the authority to take action against organisers or even cancel the race, if there are transgressions. The concerns 112

September 17, 2018 4:35 PM Major sponsors shun Mayor's marathon

Speaking during a press briefing on Monday, Gaborone mayor, Kagiso Thutlwe said companies have refused to be part of the event because of what transpired last year. “The companies want a report so that they can consider us for next year. I do not have a problem with that. After this marathon, we are going to have a proper technical report that we will submit 143

September 3, 2018 2:00 PM Galaxy Drop To Second After Rollers Draw

Both sides came into the game with a high scoring form as they managed to score 14 goals this season. On the afternoon, Galaxy’s coach Miguel da Costa made his local coaching debut after receiving his work permit on Thursday while Rollers’ new signing,s Jackson Lesole and Mothusi Cooper made their competitive debuts for the team. It was Popa who asked 82

May 27, 2018 4:00 AM DJ Colastraw optimistic of Toropo ya Muka success

The fourth edition of the festival will be held this weekend at Botho University campus, a venue considered relatively safe and secure. Last year’s event that was staged at the Francistown Sports Complex was a notable success but was punctuated with some security lapses. “Just like we have said before, security for the event is our priority. We had meetings 100

February 26, 2018 1:50 PM P1 Million Prize Money For Diacore Marathon

Last year the prize money was P25, 000 each for both men and women. The race spokesperson, Thabo Makgato said they have set time that the athletes have to beat in order to win the P1 million. “The time that has been set is 2:08:00. It applies to both men and women. Anyone who beats that time wins the P1 million,” he said. Makgato said they have set the standard 120

October 19, 2017 9:07 PM Steel Boom in China Stutters as Xi Parades Green Credentials

Steel output in China sank from a record, sliding to the lowest level in at least six months, as the anti-pollution drive touted in President Xi Jinping’s landmark policy address this week began to make its mark. Output fell to 71.83 million metric tons in September from 74.59 million tons the month before, according to the statistics bureau on Thursday 145

October 14, 2017 1:01 PM Biology in space and on Earth: Studies on the ISS

What happens on the return to the Earth after the trip? “Around the World in Eighty Days” was the famous 1873 novel by the French writer Jules Verne. It was a challenge then. A century and half later, anyone can do this within 80 hours, on an airplane. We can now go around half the world (say, from India to California) in 20 hours. That of course upsets 76