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Woodball Federation go to polls

Woodball Federation go to polls

The Uganda Woodball Federation’s (UWbF) ambitious plans of putting up a standard woodball course, a woodball complex housing woodball offices, a clubhouse, accommodation facilities, conference hall and a factory will be the main focus for the incoming executive that resumes office on Saturday. All the top executive members of the federation headed by president Mark […]

Olympics will unite world in Hope: Japan PM

Olympics will unite world in Hope: Japan PM

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga vowed Friday to hold the Olympics as a symbol of unity and hope, despite growing doubts over the virus-postponed event’s fate. “Japan will hold the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics this summer,” Suga said at the annual World Economic Forum, held online as the pandemic continues to wreak havoc worldwide. “I’m […]

Cheptegei’s 5,000m world record ratified

Cheptegei’s 5,000m world record ratified

Cheptegei is the first Ugandan to set four world records, five if the 10,000m is ratified. Joshua Cheptegei’s 5,000m record is finally official. That’s right, it wasn’t, until Wednesday, 75 days after it was set it in Monaco. Cheptegei had little doubt his 12:35:36 mark would be ratified but the IAAF confirmation process is always […]

Joshua Cheptegei promoted to ASP rank

Joshua Cheptegei promoted to ASP rank

The deputy spokesperson of Police Polly Namaye said that Police officials on PAC made the promotion recommendation. “The Police Advisory Committee (PAC) has recommended IP Joshua Cheptegei who broke four world records in long distance competitions, for promotion to his next rank of ASP,” Police officials noted on Monday. The deputy Police spokesperson, Polly Namaye, […]

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 […]

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