Australians jet in for Kampala World X-Ctry Championships

Australians jet in for Kampala World X-Ctry Championships

A 29-strong Team Australia has arrived in Uganda ahead of the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Kampala on Sunday 26 March 2017. They touched down at 1pm local time at Entebbe international Airport a day earlier. Australia’s team is one of the largest in the 60-country event due this weekend at the Kololo Airstrip. […]

Kabange leaves Uganda for ‘riches’ in Rwanda

Kabange leaves Uganda for ‘riches’ in Rwanda

It is common knowledge that the Rwandan President Paul Kagame is a huge sports fan and has personally encouraged his country’s sporting institutions to become the best in the region. There are signs that Rwandan sport splurging over the best talents in the East African region is here to stay with Kami Kabange – twice […]

Uganda rally fraternity set for Friday Awards gala

Uganda rally fraternity set for Friday Awards gala

PHOTO BY JB SSENKUBUGE. Winners of last year in motorsport and motocross will all be awarded as the Federation of Motorsport Uganda hold its second edition of their accolades gala. The organizers have Thursday morning got a boost from local fueling giants CITY TYRES through their PIRELLI tyres brand offering 82 trophies towards the annual […]

Uganda Volleyball gets first female president in 34-year history

Uganda Volleyball gets first female president in 34-year history

List of Uganda Volleyball Federation newly elected leaders for 2017-2021 in the different offices. President: Hadija Namanda First Vice president: Isima Bagaga Second Vice President: Patricia Ahumuza(unopposed) General Secretary: Cornelius Engwenyu Treasurer: Adam Mugisha District Association Representative North: Innocent Komaketch(unopposed) District Association Representative East: Patrick Okore(unopposed) Club Representative: Andrew Okapis(unopposed)

Ugandan clubs raid Nairobi for Africa hockey championships

Ugandan clubs raid Nairobi for Africa hockey championships

Local clubs Wananchi and Weatherhead Hockey Clubs will carry Uganda’s flag at this weekend when the 2016 edition of the Africa Cup of Club Championships kick off at the City Park Stadium in the Kenyan capital Nairobi. The 2015 National Hockey league champions and runners’ up in both the ladies and men’s category; Wananchi hockey […]

Arua Golf Course ‘ungentlemanly’ turned into vendors market by government

Arua Golf Course ‘ungentlemanly’ turned into vendors market by government

Sometimes well-connected individuals attain so much power that even senior government functionaries find it expedient to blink first. Instead of retaking possession of a recently encroached sports facility in the heart of the Arua Municipality, the town clerk, Otim Andrew Kibwota has decided to work on retroactively legalising the act. The controversial official has stated […]

VOLLEYBALL: Uganda’s Okello spurs Bulgarian side to 4th win

VOLLEYBALL: Uganda’s Okello spurs Bulgarian side to 4th win

Ugandan international Daudi Okello continued his splendid form in Europe with a home win against 9th placed Minyor Pernik Volleyball Club in the Bulgarian National Volleyball Super league over the weekend. The diagonal hitter was top scorer in match with 25 points; 3 aces from service, 2 block kills and 20 on spikes. Okello served […]

Jas Mangat makes history with third rally title

Jas Mangat makes history with third rally title

Motorsport ace Jas Mangat on Sunday cruised his Mitsubishi Evo. X to the finish line of the 381km two-day Mosac Source of the Nile Jinja Rally before being crowned national champion for a third national title. He added to his successes of 2012 and 2013. “I’m just very proud of everyone and thankful to have […]

Uganda’s stars prepare for $2 million Kampala World x-country

Uganda’s stars prepare for $2 million Kampala World x-country

Despite a financial pinch, Uganda’s star athletes have already entered their training camp under coach Benjamin Longiross as Kampala gears up to hosts the 2017 IAAF World Cross Country Championship. Uganda Athletics Federation (UAF) named a tentative 49-man team which entered camp on November 4 with female athletes at Arua Athletics club camp in Kapkoros […]

Woodball takes final 2016 bend on Entebbe beaches

Woodball takes final 2016 bend on Entebbe beaches

Defending champion Joan Mukoova in action during the Beach Woodball Circuit at Sports beach in Entebbe in 2015. (FILE PHOTO) It will be business as usual when top players attempt to outdo others in the the fourth and final beach Woodball circuit resume’s this Sunday at Sports Beach Entebbe. About thirteen teams have confirmed to […]