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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, […]

Uganda police athletics team wins gold medals in IAAF

Uganda Police Force Athletics team has won at least two Gold medals in IAAF World Mountain Running Championship in Valla Camonica in Italy. The Uganda Police team composed of PPC Martin Moses Kurong, Mande Abdalla Kibet and Michael Cherop won Gold Medal in the junior Men’s category with 13 points as a team. Reports indicate […]

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 […]

Fort-Portal Schools fight over athletics results

The Kabarole district secondary school athletics final competition held at St.Leos College Kyegobe play ground yesterday ended in brutal fighting between two teams disagreeing about the results. The competitions that turned rowdy after the sports officials announced Kibiito secondary school as the winner. Students from Kabarole Hill side school that were declared second, rejected the results […]

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