Uganda Tennis head chief braced for ITF Worldwide participation conference

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Uganda will be among the over 100 countries invited for the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Worldwide Participation Conference set for the 8th and 9th July 2018 at the Stamford Bridge stadium in London city, Britain. Uganda Tennis Association (UTA) president Cedric Babu was invited among the key note speakers for the two day’s meet. The conference is intended to increase participation of countries in the game of tennis. Over 200 participants from the ITF affiliated national associations will take part in this conference whose key agenda among others will be…

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Nile Special Triggers 2018 Fifa World Cup Campaign

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Nile Special has started a mega campaign promotion to see ten lucky consumers win all expenses paid trips to watch the 2018 World cup live in Russia. The leading beer brand manager Isaac Sekasi made the official communication at the NBL home in Luzira at a ceremony attended by several personalities including media and sports personalities. The beer brand is the first truly Ugandan brand to attain this status and platform to inspire those men and women whose contribution to the welfare of this country may never make it to…

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Vipers SC coach Jorge Da Costa slapped with a four match ban

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FUFA Competitions Disciplinary Panel has slapped Vipers Sports Club head coach Jorge Da Costa and goalkeeper James Alitho with four-match bans.The ban takes immediate effect and is punishment for the gross misbehaviour the pair displayed during a Premier League tie with BUL FC in Kakindu two weeks ago. The Kitende-based side won’t, however, be punished for failure to produce player licences before kick-off having reported the matter to police within the stipulated time. Vipers SC CEO Peter Lwanga has also been fined a million shillings for threatening and attacking the…

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Arsene Wenger leaving Arsenal at end of season

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Arsène Wenger, Arsenal’s longest-serving and most successful-ever manager, is to step down from his job at the end of the season after 22 years at the helm. Wenger has won three Premier League titles, an all-time record seven FA Cups, two doubles, reached the 2006 European Cup final and went the entire 2003-04 Premier League season undefeated, but has faced opposition over recent seasons at the repeated failure to challenge for either the Premier League or Champions League. Arsenal are still in the semi-finals of the Europa League but, even…

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Cheptegei makes history at the Commonwealth games by winning second Gold

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Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei bagged his second Commonwealth gold in Australia after winning the men’s 10,000m final on Friday. The Ugandan’s winning time of 27:19.62 minutes over the 25-lap race is also a new Games record. The 21-year-old proved too strong for his closest challenger Canada’s Mohammed Ahmed, who had to settle for silver. Kenya’s Rodgers Kwemoi came in third to take bronze in an absorbing, thrilling and rousing finale inside a vibrant Carrara Stadium at the Gold Coast in Australia. Ugandan Jacob Kiplimo finished fourth with a season’s best time…

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Chesang wins Uganda second Gold at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

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Stella Chesang became the second athlete to win gold for Uganda after emerging winner of the athletics women’s 10000m final. Mercyline Chelangat also won bronze after she emerged third in the athletics women’s 10 000m final during the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games at the Carrara Stadium on the Gold Coast on April 9, 2018. Chesang sprinted to finish ahead of Kenya’s Stacy Ndiwa in the 10KM women’s category This is the second time Uganda has raced for gold ahead of Kenya, with the first being Joshua Cheptegei’s win in…

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Manchester United make Alex Sandro No.1 target as Brazilian pushes for Juventus exit

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Brazil international Alex Sandro is pushing Juventus to be allowed to leave the Serie A club in the January transfer window. Principal among the left-back’s suitors are Manchester United , who regard the 26-year-old as the best option to strengthen a problem position in Jose Mourinho ‘s squad. United’s pursuit of a player coveted by Chelsea manager Antonio Conte and courted by Manchester City last summer, forms part of a drive to strengthen the English Premier League club’s squad for the second half of a pivotal season. Mourinho, who is…

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Zinedine Zidane: Christiano Ronaldo is best player in history

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Cristiano Ronaldo is the greatest player of all time, according to his Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane. Portugal forward Ronaldo won his fifth Ballon d’Or on Friday, taking him level with Lionel Messi’s record. “The stats speak for themselves. He’s the best player in the history of football,” said former France player Zidane, who won the award in 1998. “Cristiano Ronaldo is better than me by far, but I’m not bothered because I had a good career.” The former Real playmaker added: “He’ll always be up here for me. Many…

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David De Gea “gets Madrid ultimatum”

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David De Gea was within a whisker of joining Real Madrid in 2015 — and now it seems as though it’s next summer or never if he is to move to the Bernabeu. Reports from Spain say Madrid president Florentino Perez “has sounded a warning to De Gea” that his club will move for Chelsea’s Thibaut Courtois if a transfer cannot be achieved by then. Madrid have not lost interest in signing Spain international De Gea despite their narrow failure to do so a couple of summers ago. And the…

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Napoli moved four points clear at the top of Serie A with victory over struggling AC Milan.

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Napoli moved four points clear at the top of Serie A with an assured home victory over struggling AC Milan. Lorenzo Insigne – the forward Italy whom did not bring on as they failed to qualify for the World Cup on Monday – opened the scoring with his seventh goal of the season in all competitions. The goal was initially ruled out for offside but, after consulting with his video assistant, the referee gave it. Piotr Zielinski doubled Napoli’s lead after the break, before Alessio Romagnoli’s brilliant consolation in injury…

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