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MTN Marathon Starts off with a sub-marathon in Mbale

By PAUL WAISWA The Uganda MTN Marathon, is one of the most celebrated and look forward to, events in the country. This year, the urge even became more intense after it was announced that the competitions will go regional, first, then National. The marathon took course first in Mbale, at Makulu grounds over the weekend. The 21 and 10km races were...

Golola runs to Bryan White for help

By Paul Waiswa AFTER his recent defeat in a fight held at freedom city, the motor mouthed kick boxer has now turned to attention seeking socialite Bryan White for financial help so as to uphold and fulfill his dreams. A few weeks ago, kick boxer Moses Golola was defeated by Umar Ssemata in a match that left many fans doubting...

MTN launches regional marathon races

By PAUL WAISWA MTN Uganda has announced the 2018 edition of the MTN Kampala Marathon will have a new and better route for runners. The new route will be a lot more secure for marathoners against errant road users. The month of November will now be the MTN Marathon season as an additional three road races in three regions are unveiled....

Singer Walukagga boycotts Uganda Cranes games

By Website writer Kadongokamu singer and ardent soccer fan Mathias Walukagga has thrown a major tantrum. He has vowed never to watch the national team, the Uganda Cranes in action for as long as FUFA president, Eng. Moses Magogo is still at the helm. Walukaga’s ire follows the ban of Bobi Wine's Kyarenga concert at Namboole Stadium, after it...

Police FC in crisis a head of league opener

By Nelson Ssengooba With the new Startimes Uganda Premier League season getting underway on Friday, all is not well in police fc camp. The Kampala Sun has learnt that police fc players are at cross roads with their bosses over unpaid arrears and bonuses totaling to millions of shillings. A crisis that now could see the 2005 League Champions fail...

Two Ugandans shortlisted as “Future Stars”

By Website writer Two of the 25 shortlisted applicants for the WorldRemit Future Stars football coaching programme are from Uganda. The Future Stars programme was launched in August to offer local coaches from across Africa the chance to attend an exclusive new training camp with Arsenal’s top Soccer Schools coaches in London. The programme is a new initiative set up...

Jack Pemba offers rally driver Ambrose Byona sponsorship deal

By Norah Mukimba A blend of countless factors that are on and off the rally course have this year hindered rally driver Ambrose Byoona from carrying on from his 2016/2017 heroics. However, Byoona who is yet to make an appearance is confident to come back stronger after landing a juicy sponsorship deal with self-proclaimed sports philanthropist Jack Pemba. According to the sources,...

Gor Mahia chairman blasts Walusimbi on Kaizer Chiefs move

By Website writer Following the surprise news of Gor Mahia defender Godfrey Walusimbi’s ‘move’ to South African side Keizer Chiefs, the club’s chairman Ambrose Rachier has given a word on what unfolded. Rachier told the official Gor Mahia website that Walusimbi made it to South Africa without any sort of permission or notifying the club. “Let it be known that Walusimbi...

Bryan White gets new title

By Paul Waiswa Bryan White foundation boss, Bryan White was last evening given a new name by the Prime Minister of Lugbara kingdom. The fight against poverty campaigner was received by enthusiastic youth as he arrived at Green Light Stadium, the home of Onduparaka FC for the FUFA Drum Tournament match between West Nile and Busoga. The delighted youth carried...

Legendary Sportspersons from Uganda

Uganda, over the years, has embraced numerous sports, including athletics, football, boxing, motor sports, etc. Though, the national sport of our country is football, Uganda has produced some fine athletes in other games as well. Athletes in the previous century had to suffer due to various drawbacks such as less viewership and consequently the less amount of funding. However, the...

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