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

QBR visits Botswana

The Queen’s Baton Relay is the traditional curtain-raiser to the Commonwealth Games. It visits all 70 competing nations and territories representing almost a third of the world’s population. Botswana was the 14th country in Africa to host the Baton from 1st of May and departed on 4th of May for Mozambique.

Commonwealth Day Celebration - 13 March 2017

CGA Botswana shall be commemorating the Commonwealth Day with Bokamoso Junior Secondary School at the school on the above date. The latter is also a part of the Gold Coast Schools Connect Programme for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018.

Planned activities include a debate tournament between Bokamoso students, Commonwealth Countries flag parade, Traditional Dance and Poetry by students.

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...

Longest & Most Accessible Queen’s Baton Relay

On an ambitious journey to connect with a modern and diverse Commonwealth, the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR) will achieve two records – it will be the longest and the most accessible relay in Commonwealth history...

2018 Goldcoast Ticketing Information
Goldcoast 2018 logoTicketing information for local buyers

2018 Goldcoast Commonwealth Games tickets for locals (Botswana residents) can be purchased at Kingdom Sports by clicking the following link.

BNOC Moving Offices
Office RelocationFrom Main Mall to Fairgrounds

BNOC is relocating from Dalale House, Plot 27 Matsitama Rd, Main Mall to MVA Fund House, Plot 50367, Fairgrounds Office Park on the 5th December 2016.

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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