MTN Marathon Gulu Run Attracts 3,000 as Uganda Police Win Big

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  Elite runners set off after the start of the 10KM run On Sunday morning, the erstwhile quiet town of Gulu came alive courtesy of MTN Uganda as the newly paved Kaunda Grounds played host to a crowd of 3,000 plus as the second leg of the MTN Marathon Series came to Northern Uganda’s most famous town. Participants await instructions from the course lead It was a spectacle to behold as runners young and old from as far as Adjumani, Amudat, Apac, Arua, Kitgum and Lira came to take part in…

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Real Madrid sacks coach Julien Lopetegui

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After only 139 days in office for the club, Julien Lopetegue was sacked on Monday Only 14 games managed: 6 wins, 2 draws and 6 defeats for Julien Lopetegui stands out as the worst results recorded by any coach in Real Madrid’s recent history. The Spaniard’s situation was further compounded by a humiliating defeat to rivals fc Barcelona on Saturday, 5 – 1 the final score at Nou Camp. On a provisional basis Argentine and former Madrid winger Santiago Solari will lead the team while waiting for the arrival of…

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200 Golfers Register For 8th Pepsi Independence Golf

Stanbic Bank Communications Manager Cathy Adengo(R) Tee-ing Off Sheraton Kampala Hotel (1)

Stanbic Bank Communications Manager Cathy Adengo(R) Tee-ing Off Sheraton Kampala Hotel By Peacock Kaweesa Over one hundred and fifty golfers  will  be sweating plasma  at this year’s  Pepsi Independence Golf  tournament  on Tuesday  at  the Palm Valley Country and Golf Club  off  Entebbe road as Uganda celebrates 56 years of Independence. Pepsi has injected over one hundred million shillings into this year’s 8th edition golf tournament.  This was revealed on Thursday at the press conference at the Sheraton Kampala Hotel where different corporate companies unveiled their sponsorship packages including Sheraton Hotel shs32m, Stanbic Bank…

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Uganda beats South Africa to win World University Netball championship

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Hosts Uganda made a late recovery to upset favourites South Africa in the World University Netball Championship. Uganda edged the Spar Proteas 44-43 in the final minutes of the tension packed final at Makerere University’s new indoor facility. Towering goal shooter Mary Nuba was the day’s heroine as she made the decisive shot that gave Uganda the title. “I have never felt better. This is the best day of my life,” Nuba, who stands at 6ft 7in stated at the end of the final presided over by the  Prime Minister…

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Kenyan Runner Hit by Car in Ill-fated Colombian Half-marathon

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Kenyan athlete Joseph Kiprono was knocked down by a car Sunday as he was leading a half-marathon in Colombia in which another competitor collapsed and died, the organizers said. Kiprono – a previous winner of the event – was leading the 21km race in second-city Medellin when he was struck by a car that authorities said had “violated a road closure.” After being treated by medics on the spot, he was taken to hospital with cuts and bruises and later reported by doctors to be in good condition. Organizers said…

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Express FC Bags Shs 100M In Juicy Bank Deal

Express FC Chairman Kiryowa Kiwanuka(L) With Equity Bank ED Anthony Kituuka(R) After Signing The Shs 100M

By PEACOCK KAWEESA New Express FC  chairman Kiryowa Kiwanuka  has  signed  a one hundred million shillings (shs100M)  partnership  deal with Equity bank Uganda to promote the football club. The football chairman signed the partnership deal on Thursday with bank Executive Director Anthony Kituuka  at  the bank  head offices in Kampala. The new partnership to promote the club  comes with  the digital innovation of  the new‘Equity Express Card’  to  used by the Express supporters and partners. The bank  has designed a digital card  that will be issued to club members and …

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Ruparelia Group’s KISU Hosts Giants Of Africa Basketball Camp

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On Monday, representatives of Giant of Africa, camped at Kampala International School (KISU) for a three day basketball clinic. The continental non profit organization uses basketball to educate and enrich the lives of Africa Youth. Giants of Africa also trains coaches who hone their skills by working with top international coaches. The Giants of Africa team took the youngsters through motivational speech before training sessions in shooting, better ball movement, and proper spacing among others.Federation of Uganda basketball Association President Ambrose Tashobya  said the clinic provided a big opportunity for…

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FUFA Boss Credits USPA On Promoting Football

FUFA President Eng Moses Magogo(C) USPA President Sabiiti Muwanga, Minister Nakiwala Kiyingi, FUFA CEO Edgar Watson In Group Photo

FUFA President Eng Moses Magogo(C) USPA President Sabiiti Muwanga, Minister Nakiwala Kiyingi, FUFA CEO Edgar Watson In Group Photo (By PEACOCK KAWEESA) The Federation  Of Uganda Football Association President Eng. Moses Hasim Magogo  has credited the Uganda Sports Press Association over the good working relationship and partnership in developing football and other sports disciplines. This was revealed last Friday at a press conference with sports journalists and media personalities at the Imperial Royal Hotel in Kampala. The meeting was organized to strengthen the sports partnership and trust in promoting football. The meeting had lots…

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Life is All about Your Contribution and Never About your Possession Christiano Ronaldo’s lesson

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When he received one of his awards recently, Ronaldo dedicated it to certain … Alberto Fantrau. Then said: “Yes I am a great footballer and all my success is due to my friend Alberto good heart” People looked at one another and said, “Who is this Mr. Fantrau?” Then Ronaldo went on: “We played together in a youth team. When Sporting of Lisbon recruiters came to observe us, they told us that the striker who scored the most goals will be recruited into the sports academy. That day we won…

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Victoria university kampala hold third annual soccer fest come 14th July 2018

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The 3rd annual edition of Soccer Fest aims at bringing together youths in their Senior Six and Senior Four vacations. It will be fun filling environment tomorrow at Kampala parents school play ground for the senior six and senior for leavers from different schools in the country. While promoting and identifying talent in the sports for future participation at the university level. The extended period of time during vacation for Senior Four and Senior Six leavers can often find them idle, However through Soccer Fest they can actively participate in…

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