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December 22, 2018 4:00 AM 2018: From gold in Gold Coast to shattered Olympic Dreams

2018 will go down in history as a year when Botswana launched an audacious bid to become the first ever African country to host the Youth Olympic Games. Botswana, went head-to-head with other African countries, Tunisia, Senegal and Nigeria for the right to organise the 2022 tournament. While the Botswana National Olympic Committee (BNOC) thought it had done enough 539

September 17, 2018 2:00 PM Kgaboetsile Wins Big At BNSC Awards Ceremony

Kgaboetsile scooped the award and took home the trophy and a whooping P100, 000 beating the likes of Isaac Makwala of athletics and Ofentse Bakwadi of Karate to the ultimate prize. Both Makwala and Bakwadi were tipped to go head to head for the award after their successful year. Makwala, 31 who won the sportsman of the year on the night had an eventful 135

April 25, 2018 11:46 AM Makwala urges focus on development

Speaking to Mmegi Sport today, Makwala said it is unfortunate companies only focus on elite athletes. “Sponsorship must start at grassroots level as a way of motivation. I was lucky because when I started my career, Botswana National Olympic Committee (BNOC) was assisting me. But for some, it is difficult,” he said. Makwala said preparations are difficult 138

April 11, 2018 12:28 PM Montsho stages golden comeback

Montsho became the first Botswana athlete to win a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi in 2010, but had a forgettable tournament four years later in Glasgow where she tested positive for a banned substance. With many writing her chances off, Montsho bounced back spectacularly on Wednesday afternoon before a crowd of 35,000 cheering spectators 133

October 25, 2017 5:09 AM Zambia and Botswana have demonstrated qualities of being true beacons of peace

Lieutenant General Khama says the two sister countries should continue to advocate for peace and unity in the region for the interest of the continent. He says the relationship between the two countries dates to the colonial rule and will continue to be strengthened through various bilateral and mutual relations. The Botswana leader also announced that this is his last term in office 114

October 17, 2017 7:08 AM Gran Turismo Sport Review

There’s no shortage of top-tier first-party racing games on the Xbox One thanks to the likes of Forza Motorsport 7 and Forza Horizon 3, but the same can’t be said about the PlayStation 4. It has been four years since the release of Gran Turismo 6, and Sony has finally released the next entry in the franchise — Gran Turismo Sport. The Gran Turismo franchise 83

September 23, 2017 11:53 PM Super Mario Run is Getting a New Princess, New World, and More

Super Mario Run is a mobile game featuring our favourite (non)-Plumber, and though not the best Mario game, it is at least an easy time killer with some iconic faces from the Nintendo series. With millions of users chasing down as many coins as they can handle, updates regarding the mobile title has been scarce up until now. A new major update is on the way, and it's a positive 56

September 17, 2017 10:13 PM Chidhakwa speaks on conference

The conference was organised by Sport and Recreation Commission and Bindura University National Sports Academy to discuss various issues pertaining to women’s participation and inclusion in sport. Ministry of Sport and Recreation director sport promotion and development, Eugenia Chidhakwa, said this is just the beginning of more programmes of that kind to empower 71

September 12, 2017 7:00 AM Zimbabwe: Chipandu Salutes Senior Team

Zimbabwe Netball Association president Leticia Chipandu has saluted the senior team for their outstanding performance that earned them first position at the just-ended Pent Series in Windhoek, Namibia. The Gems battled it out against Botswana, Swaziland, Zambia and the hosts in the Series that was also a world-raking competition. "I am very proud of them. I respect 84

September 12, 2017 1:36 AM Chipandu salutes senior team

“We are very grateful to the Ministry of Sport for financially supporting this trip. This is great recognition for women and girls as netball is the major sport for women in the country. Zimbabwe won all their four matches to be crowned champions and Zambia were second. Namibia were third while Botswana were fourth and Swaziland finished bottom of the group 81