Botha discusses athletics.

Athletics is one of the most popular sports in the country as athletes travel across the world, breaking records and effortlessly putting Namibia on the map.Well-known coach Henk Botha discussed the development of the sport this week.

As Namibia marks 33 years of Independence, NBC sport spoke to coach Henk Botha about the development of the athletics sector over the years. 

Psychologist in sports

The importance of psychological care in sport tends to not be recognized holistically or considered an essential part of enhancing athletes' performance. NBC sport producer Victorine Kaaronda sat down with sport psychologist, Doctor Siegfried Lange, and discussed this issue. 

The main purpose of having a psychologist on any technical sports team is to enhance indivdiual athletic performance. 

Mental strength conditioning and strategies have assisted athletes to concentrate better, deal more effectively with competitive stress and train more efficiently.

Gym Health


According to a data analysis by the Namibia Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Namibian women and men's mortality rates are caused by a number of factors, including an unhealthy lifestyle.

The Namibia Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation has revealed that unhealthy lifestyles often lead to severe illness and decreased life expectancy. 

Looser and Le Court finist first

The Namibian Professional cyclist Vera Looser and her partner Kim le Court got top honours in stage two of the Cape Epic today.

Namibian Professional cyclist Vera Looser and team mate Kim le Court are currently taking part in the 2023 edition of the Cape Epic. The African duo only came third in yesterday's stage, but today they turned things around, scooping a first place finish in the longest stage of the Cape Epic, stage 2.

Pupkewitz Motors hands over new Haval to Mboma

Pupkewitz Motors has announced the handover of a brand new Haval Jolion to Olympic medalist Christine Mboma. Mboma met with representatives from the Pupkewitz GWM/Haval franchise.

The Pupkewitz Motors franchise is now in partnership with Olympic silver medalist Christine Mboma as she received a brand new Haval Jolion.

Mboma will be driving different car brands under Pupkewitz Motors each quarter of the year as they hope to make access to training easier for her.

Khomas Region Hosts First Governor's Cup

Athletes who competed in the first Khomas Region Governor's Cup hosted at the Eros Primary School Sport Field over the weekend stepped up to the plate and have impressed the tournament's Chairperson.

The competition which has been a regular in some regions took center stage for the first time in the Khomas region. Athletes competed for bragging rights in Athletics, Football, Netball, Volleyball and Tug of War.

The Governor's Cup, Chairperson, Franklin Chilinda was satisfied with what was on display.

Wanderers dominates NRU Club 7

Wanderers Rugby Club dominated the NRU Club sevens at the Hage Geingob Stadium over the weekend.

The Namibia Rugby Union hosted its first Club sevens competition for the year. The tournament saw Wanderers walking away with both the Reserve and Premiere League titles.

In the Reserve league, Wanderers beat Western Suburbs 24-12.

The men in white ran in a total of four tries through Elgeno Gamatham, Ethan Williams, Reben Botha & Sheron Rosouw

Western Suburbs on the other hand scored two tries through Dwayne van Zyl and Daniel September.

Sanlam launches Coastal Marathon

Sanlam Namibia launched the 2023 Coastal Marathon on Friday in Windhoek. The event is scheduled to take place next month.

The 2023 Coastal Marathon is scheduled for the 29th of April and will feature 4 different categories, catering from beginners up until the elite classes with 5, 10, 21 & 42.2km races.

Apart from the action on the day, competitors running in the full marathon race can also use the Sanlam Coastal Marathon as qualification for the Comrades "Down Run" marathon later this year in June.

MTC Netball Premier league draw takes place in Windhoek

Netball Namibia President Rebecca Goagoses led the draw for the MTC Netball Premier League, which will be played in Otjiwarongo on the 25th and 26 of March. The draw was conducted at the MTC Headquarters in Windhoek.

The Netball Namibia Premier league, which has been sponsored by MTC for the past two years, conducted a draw involving 12 teams, who will be playing their matches next weekend in Otjiwarongo. 

Attending the event was the Director of Sport Jo-Ann Manuel and the World Netball Africa Regional Development Manager Joan Smit.