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Badminton star Ekiring star struck by Wilder

Julius Senyimba Heavyweight title rematch between Deontay Wilder and Bermane Stiverne which saw the former humiliate the latter in the first round made rounds on social media with all kinds of jokes. However, to many who had shared some light moments with the big name in boxing of recent did make the world know about it and this had a...

Rugby League kicks off tomorrow

By Johnson Were Friday November 17 At Legends Warriors v Rhinos, 4.30pm Saturday in Jinja Jinja Hippos v Heathens In Makerere Rams v Kobs, 4pm Impis v Pirates, 2pm In Entebbe Mongers v Buffaloes The Nile Special Premier Rugby League kick-off on Friday with Warriors taking on Shell Rimula Rhinos at legends Kampala Rugby Club in a league has four teams to watch. Rhinos, Betway Kobs, Uganda Cup winners Buzz Pirates...

Nyakasura School alumni in golf, football fundraiser

By Kampala Sun writer Nyakasura School alumni are set for a charity golf and football fundraiser this weekend (Saturday) in the western town of Fort Portal. Spearheaded by prominent old boys Patrick Bitature, Stephen Kasaija and David Kihumuro, the events intend to provide a platform to raise funds and awareness about the ongoing fundraising campaign to refurbish Nyakasura School. The...

Former athlete Nuwagaba dead

By Kampala Sun writer Former national athlete Godfrey Nuwagaba has passed away in Addis Ababa. Nuwagaba has been serving as the Uganda Athletics Federation (UAF) and Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC) treasurer. He was manager of prominent local athletes Stephen Kiprotich, Joshua Cheptegei and Moses Kipsiro. According to UAF organising secretary, Fausino Kiwa, Nuwagaba was aboard an Emirates flight to Dubai yesterday...

Makerere University kicked out of University Football League

By Kampala Sun writer Makerere University has been suspended by the University Football League Disciplinary Committee from the competition with immediate effect over continued indiscipline by their fans. The suspension comes after the Disciplinary Committee found Makerere University fans responsible for causing the Busitema University vs Makerere University match that was scheduled for Thursday 12th October 2017 to be called...

Onduparaka land MTN’s sh390m

By Kampala Sun writer MTN Uganda has announced another landmark sponsorship package to one of Uganda’s most exciting football clubs, Onduparaka. For the 2017/18 Uganda Azam Premier League season, MTN Uganda has agreed to sponsor Onduparaka to a tune of Sh390m. Announcing the sponsorship to Onduparaka FC on behalf of the MTN Uganda CEO Wim Vanhelleputte, the Corporate Communications Manager...

GOTV to air all Spanish La Liga games

By Norah Mukimba GOtv is taking entertainment to maximum levels! On Wednesday, it introduced a new package GOtv MAX which will further unlock GOtv’s world of entertainment to more quality content at great value! Great entertainment has always been a key focus of GOtv – and we are excited to continue building our fantastic entertainment options for our customers by bringing...

Ghana’s World Cup hopes fade after Uganda draw

By Kampala Sun writer The Black Stars have seen their chances of qualifying for next year’s World Cup in Russia fade after a goalless draw against Uganda in Kampala on Saturday. Ghana, sitting third in Group E and already with only a slender chance of qualifying, needed a convincing win in their penultimate match at the Nelson Mandela Stadium,...

Uganda Cranes receive sh1b World Cup qualifier boost

By Kampala Sun writer FUFA has received up to Sh 1 billion in financial support from the government toward the Uganda Cranes’ 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualification campaign. The money received on Wednesday follows a meeting chaired by the Minister of Education and Sports Janet Museveni, Minister of State for Sports Charles Bakkabulindi and other Ministry officials where FUFA presented...

No Ayew Brothers for Uganda Cranes tie

By Kampala Sun writer Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah has come out to explain why he snubbed Andre and Jordan Ayew from Ghana's upcoming World Cup qualifier against Uganda. Pundits in Ghana have related the incidence to a long standing feud between the coach and the duo's father Abedi Pele dating back to 1992 when Appiah was stripped off the Black...

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