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Chepkoech breaks women’s steeplechase world record

Chepkoech breaks women’s steeplechase world record

Kenya’s Beatrice Chepkoech smashed the world record in the women’s 3,000 metres steeplechase with a time of eight minutes 44.32 seconds at the Monaco Diamond League meeting on Friday. Chepkoech, 27, broke the previous record mark of 8 minutes 52.78 set by Bahrain’s Ruth Jebet in 2016 and, after breaking clear 2,000 metres into the […]

Minister asks government to prioritize construction of sports infrastructure

Minister asks government to prioritize construction of sports infrastructure

The member of parliament for Ayivu county in Arua district Bernard Atiku has asked government to make the construction of sports infrastructure in the country a priority to give youth employment through sports.nAtiku made this plea while receiving 7 million shillings from Westnile foundation head by a senior Kampala city lawyer Karebu Alaka meant for […]

Cycling to aid fight against cancer

Kadama Joy has emerged winner of the women’s 10km race against cancer. The race was organised by the Uganda Cycling Association and Uganda women’s Cancer Support Organisation. The cycling event that took place yesterday in BusembatyaIganga district also saw Kire Mwogeza win the ordinary bikes category in the 60km race, while Mayinja Wakiku took the sport […]

Congratulations: Museveni donates ush200m to Kiprotich

Congratulations to Uganda’s gold medalist, Stephen Kiprotich! It takes devotion, strategy and planning to excel in anything especially in the Olympics games like the way Stephen Kiprotich did Uganda proud last Sunday by becoming the first Ugandan in a period of 40 years to win a gold medal in Olympics games! Therefore on Wednesday morning […]

Is Dorcus Inzikuru pregnant again?

The managers of Uganda’s athletics Dorcus Nzikiru are concerned at reports that she could be pregnant again because she has been falling sick since August this year. Some people in her home town Arua and in Kampala on learning that Dorcus has been sick, started alleging that she could be expecting another baby just two years after she […]

Over 25,000 Athletes to participate in MTN Kampala Marathon 2010

News Release Kampala, Uganda: Over twenty five thousand athletes are expected to participate in this year’s MTN Kampala Marathon slated for 5th December 2010. The MTN Kampala Marathon is the biggest sporting event on the country’s sporting calendar, and draws together sports and non-sports enthusiasts, from all walks of life. This year’s Marathon is the 8th […]

Uganda’s junior team leaves for Canada

Uganda’s former World Cross Country Junior Bronze medalist, Moses Kibet will lead the country’s team to the World Junior Athletics championships due in Moncton, Canada starting on Monday. The Ugandan side leaves for Canada this Saturday. Other members on the team are Joseph Kibet, 2000m steeplechase runner Jacob Araptany, Abdullah Muhammad, and 1500m runner Alex […]

Sports activist appeals to police to honor Akii-Bua

The coach of Uganda Fame Athletics Club, James William Mugeni has appealed to the Uganda Police Force Band to participate in functions aimed at honoring Uganda’s greatest athlete John Akii-Bua because he died a serving police officer. He says honoring the achievements of great sportsmen will also help to salvage sports in the Uganda because […]

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