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Botswana Hosts MEMOS XX

Botswana hosted MEMOS’ second module from 23rd January to 2nd February 2017, a class of 38 participants hailing from 37 different countries worldwide...

Rio 2016 Event Schedule

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Rio 2016 Team List

Know the Botswana athletes representing us in Brazil #TeamBW...

20th African Championships

The 20th Africa Senior Championships are to kick-start today(22 June 2016)...

Profile of an Icon: Goitseone Seleka

Hailing all the way from Nkange up north, our first icon is Goitseone Seleka...

BNOC hosts Sport for All Festival in Selibe-Phikwe

Selebi Phikwe: The Botswana National Olympic Committee will host the Sports for All Festival in the mining town of Selibe Phikwe from 10th to 11th June...

BTTA Athletes and Technical Staff Development

The BNOC in association with BTTA is hosting a table tennis players training camp, the coaches and course coordinators clinic from 9th to 23rd April 2016...

BNOC Hosts Sports Medicine Course

The Botswana National Olympic Committee (BNOC) hosts an International Olympic Committee (IOC) sport medicine course in Gaborone from 14th – 17th March, 2016 at Lekidi Centre...

Thuso Mudongo Leaves For Hungary

Badminton coach, Thuso Modongo leaves for Budapest – Hungary on the Olympic Solidarity scholarship to attend an International Coaching Course at the University of Physical Education in Budapest...

Advertising Rules To Protect Rights of Athletes

In recent years, it has come to light that companies and organizations often take advantage of associating themselves to athletes’ success during the Olympics Games...

BNOC meets Sir Ketumile Masire

The BNOC President this morning paid a courtesy call on Former President, Sir Ketumile Masire who is also the Patron....

2016 Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Scholarship

Duration : For the duration of the Program of Study
Gender: Men & Women
Place : Griffith University, Australia
Deadline : 31 January 2016

For more information follow the link below:
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BNOC Office Closure

The Public is informed that the BNOC offices will close for the Christmas break on Wednesday 23rd December, 2015 at 1300hrs ...

Protection of Clean Sports Priority for Olympic MovementThe sporting community has received with shock and disappointment, the recently released report into widespread doping allegations issued by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Independent Commission...
Botswana Athletes in Rio PreparationsThe preparations for Rio 2016 have started in earnest with athletes taking part in off-season training while others are preparing for upcoming qualification events...
2018 Talent IdentificationTo assist National Sport Federations (NFs) to identify future stars for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, the 2020 Olympic Games and beyond, the BNOC shall...
Anti-Doping Educators Attend The Africa Zone VI RADO

Two Anti-Doping educators,Ms Basadi Akoonyatse and Mr Mpho Kebitsang are currently in South Africa to attend the Africa Zone VI RADO to attend the education training in Johannesburg, South Africa...

WADA To Urge Governments To Step Up Fight For Protection Of Athletes at UNESCO Conference of Parties

2015 Conference in Paris to mark 10th Anniversary of UNESCO International Convention against Doping in Sport...

Botswana Awarded Hosting Rights For MEMOS

The BNOC will in early 2017 host a select group of thirty (30) to thirty-five (35) students from around the world for the 20th edition of the Executive Masters...

WADA Publishes Global List of Suspended Athlete Support Personnel

As part of its role in providing guidance to anti-doping organisations, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) today published a global list of Athlete Support Personnel who are currently suspended from working with Athletes...

Canada Supports BLTAD

The BNOC will, over the next three years, beginning in September 2015, receive Canadian SportWORKS Officers to roll-out the sport specific BLTAD frameworks...

BNOC Scales Its Paperless Campaign

With a view to both preserve the environment as well as cut costs, the BNOC has streamlined and computerised key processes to improve efficiencies...

Olympic Day Celebrated

The Botswana National Olympic Committee (BNOC) celebrated the Olympic Day in the village of Letlhakane in the North Western Botswana in collaboration with the Boteti Sub-District...

Durban to host 2022 Commonwealth Games

The City of Durban has been confirmed to host the 22nd edition of the Commonwealth Games in 2022...

Botswana DCO in Congo

The BNOC is proud to announce that one of the local Doping Control Officers has been selected to be par to the doping control team for the All Africa Games...

Kgosietsile, Tshenyego & Serufho To Attend CGF General Assembly

The President of the BNOC Negroes Malealea Kgosietsile, together with Senior Vice President, Tshenyego and CEO Tuelo Serufho will on the 29th August 2015 leave for Auckland, New Zealand...

Letlhakane Host ODC

Letlhakane village in the Boteti Sub-District will on 29th August, 2015 host the Olympic Day Celebration at the main kgotla...

BNOC Trains Local Journalists

The BNOC yesterday, facilitated a half-day workshop on the Botswana Long Term Athlete Development Framework (BLTAD) and Olympic Solidarity Programmes (OS)...

BNOC Sponsors Athletes to the IAAF

The BNOC bids supporting of the BAA five (5) athletes and namely Nijel Amos, Isaac Makwala, Onkabetse Nkobolo, Pako Seribe and Kabelo Kgosiemang and coaches Justice Dipeba...

CGF marks UN International Youth Day

CGF & UNICEF have announced a dynamic and inclusive programme of athlete and public engagement activities at the upcoming Samoa 2015 Youth Games...

Justice Dipeba joins Makwala in Germany

Dipeba departs for Germany today where he will join the 400m African Record Holder Isaac Makwala to prepare for the IAAF ...

BNOC Appointed Into Sports Commission Board

Hon. Thapelo Olopeng has appointed the President and Secretary General of BNOC for a 4 year term ...

Commonwealth Youth Games Team Announced

The BNOC has announced the Team that will represent Botswana at the Commonwealth Youth Games to be held in Apia, Samoa ...

Nigel Welcomed as a Hero

Nigel is currently leading the Diamond League and has already qualified for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil...

Serufho returns from the Durban 2022

BNOC CEO, Mr. Tuelo Serufho is back from Durban, South Africa, where he spent close to one week as part of the delegations...

International Table Tennis Federation Level 2 course starts

BNOC through the Olympic Solidarity sponsorship is running a Level 2 International Table Tennis Federation course for coaches for five days...

Team Botswana - Samoa 2015

To : BNOC Members & The General Public
From : 01st September 2015
Closes : 14th September 2015

2015 Public Auction Postponed

The BNOC regrets to inform the National Federations and the General Public that the public auction to dispose of obsolete assets...

2015 Public Auction

The BNOC would like to take this opportunity to invite your National Federations and the General Public to its public auction to dispose of obsolete assets...

2016 IOC PhD Research Grant

The BNOC kindly invites PhD students from to apply for the 2016 IOC Olympic Studies Centre Annual Research Grant of maximum USD 8000...

2015/2016 BCA Executive Committee

This serves to inform you that Botswana Cycling Association held its Annual General Meeting on Saturday 6th June 2015....

Press Release : Serufho Appointed to AYG Commission

The President of ANOCA has appointed Tuelo Serufho to the ANOCA Coordination Commission responsible for overseeing the 3rd African Youth Games preparations to be held in Algiers, Algeria in 2018....

Games Preparations Pass The Halfway Mark

With less than three years to go to the Opening Ceremony, the CoCom focused on progress and integrated planning in a number of areas key to the success of the Games, such as legacy, transport and security...

Re-Open Anti-Doping Research Fund Applications

Committed to protecting clean athletes for the sake of the future of sport and for the protection of athletes’ health, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) through its Medical and Scientific Commission is calling on researchers to apply for support...

Olympic Scholarship for Coaches

To : BNOC Members
From : Chief Executive Officer
Closes : 3rd July 2015

IOC to Re-Open Anti-Doping Research Fund Applications for 2015 in June

Committed to protecting clean athletes for the sake of the future of sport and for the protection of athletes’ health, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) through its Medical and Scientific Commission is calling on researchers to apply for support...

Media Release : Samoa Countdown - 100 Days

In just 100 days, up to 1000 young Commonwealth athletes aged 14-18, will compete for 107 Gold Medals in 9 sports over 5 days at the Vth Commonwealth Youth Games, to be held on the Pacific island nation of Samoa from 5-11 September 2015...

Welcome Remarks By BNOC President At The OGA

It is my pleasure to welcome you all to the penultimate Ordinary General Assembly of the BNOC, before the conclusion of our 2008 – 2016 Strategic Plan...

EOI for Media Accreditation - Samoa Commonwealth Games

Journalists, photographers and non-rights-holding broadcast organizations are invited to express their interest in receiving media accreditation for the Samoa Commonwealth Youth Games 2015...

Expression of Interest for an Investor

BNOC invites proposals from interested Property Developers, Private Investors, and Financial Institutions to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) for the development of BNOC Headquarters...

Research Fund Potential Nears $13M

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) today announced that the potential of their Special Anti-Doping Research Fund -- a partnership with governments of the world and the IOC -- nears USD 13 million....

Public Lecture - "Uniting the Commonwealth Family through Sport"

It is my great pleasure to have been invited to be your guest speaker this evening. I would like to thank the Botswana National Olympic Committee for the opportunity...

Ramaabya Selected for Lillehammer 2016 YOG Jury

Botswana National Olympic Committee would like to congratulate Mr Mothusi Ramaabya for being selected as part of the Lillehammer 2016 YOG (Youth Olympic Games) ...

Dream Together Master Program

The Dream Together Master program is funded by the Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism. Follow the link above to learn how to apply...

Rio 2016 Olympic Games Qualification

The Rio 2016 Olympic Games Qualification window is now open. Please Contact your National Sport Federation for further sport-specific information.

Homage To Lt. General Mompati Merafhe

The country mourns the passing on of former Vice President Lt Gen. Mompati Sebogodi Merafhe. While the sporting community...

Rio 2016 Volunteer Programme

Become a volunteer at Rio 2016, join the team and be part of the biggest sporting event in the world.

Call For Applications: Advanced Sport Management Course

To: BNOC Members,
From: Chief Executive Officer
Closes: 14 November 2014