Welcome To The Botswana National Olympic Committee
Botswana National Olympic CommitteeWelcome to the Botswana National Olympic Committee (BNOC) website. The BNOC was established by constitution under the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Charter in 1979 and is recognized in the National Sport and Recreation Policy by the Government as one of the key sports organizations in the country. The BNOC started participating in the Olympic Games in 1980 at the Moscow Olympics although the country had been sending athletes to the Commonwealth Games since the early 1970s.

Latest News & Events

Four African Candidates For The Youth Olympic Games 2022

Over the past month, three-day visits were made by IOC experts to each country to gather information on the motivations for hosting the YOG and on the potential master plan, and to make key site visits to existing fields of play....

Sal 2019 African Beach Games – 1 Year to Go

On Thursday June 14, the Sal 2019 Organising Committee (COJAP) held a fun-packed day to celebrate 1 year to go until the island of Sal welcomes the best African athletes to its shores for the 1st African Beach Games.....

Botswana celebrates the 70th anniversary of Olympic Day

To mark the 70th anniversary, this year’s Olympic Day theme is “United By”, which aims to highlight how sport has the power to unite regardless of age, gender, religion, nationality, ability, and works to build a unified celebration of Olympic Ideas and values....

Expression of Interest for the Appointment of a Lawyer or Law Firm

The BNOC invites prospective law firms or independent lawyers , in good standing with the Law Society of Botswana to facilitate the review of its current Constitution which will later be filled with relevant stakeholders.

2018 Buenos Aires YOG Qualification Standards
Buenos Aires YOG logo2018 YOG Qualification Standards

The qualification window for the upcoming Youth Olympic Games in the Buenos Aires has opened and it closes on 31st July 2018.

Click to download the Games Standards

Botswana Long-Term Athlete Development
Botswana Karatekas In DevelopmentThe BLTAD provides age appropriate training and competition guidelines for grassroots to podium.

1. Athletes
2. Coaches
3. Parents
4. Teachers
5. Administrators