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AFCON 2017: UGANDA CRANES’ MOMENT OF TRUTH: MAKE US DREAM!

By Richard Wetaya The African Cup of Nations soccer is set to kick off in Gabon tomorrow and as you would expect, there is a real palpable sense of anticipation, not only amongst Uganda Cranes fans but multitudes of soccer fans across the continent. With the Cranes playing at the tournament for the first time in close to four decades, the...

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...

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...

Kawowo comes to Omondi stadium

KCCA players now have a reason to feel, talk, and behave like English premier league players. This comes after the world football governing body, FIFA approved the laying of an artificial turf at KCCA FC's home grounds in Lugogo. This was confirmed by FUFA spokesperson Ahmed Hussein yesterday at the Phillip Omondi Stadium in Lugogo. "A few days ago, FIFA official Stephen Baker inspected the...

IGP Kayihura, Bobi Wine to headline Entebbe marathon

By Norah Mukimba The IGP Gen. Kale Kayihura and Ghetto president, Bobi Wine confirmed their participation in the China Communications Construction Company sponsored Entebbe Marathon due this Sunday According to sources, IGP Gen. Kale Kayihura has confirmed being the chief runner. Bobi Wine too has been training for a week. “When they approached him and told him the proceeds will be going...

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...

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...

FUFA official Kicked out of UOC elections

By Johnson Were FUFA official Patrick Ntege fought hard for his nomination to be accepted to make it to the UOC athletics Commission but hit on hard rock as returning officer Michael Wandera threw it out. Ntege was disqualified because he sent in his nomination late, he tried to plead reasoning that because out of the eight candidates needed only six...

University League Champions fail to qualify from group stage

By Fred Kyambadde Two time champions of the University Football League (UFL,) Makerere Business School (MUBS) failed to qualify from the group stages on Friday. They were in a group of six teams which have never played the semi finals of this league since it started. Makerere Business School (MUBS) the two time Champions of the UFL (2013 and 2014) and the...

Sunderland super fan Bradley Lowery passes away.

Bradley Lowery was the boy who touched the hearts of millions across the globe. Although he came to the attention of the public because of his battle with cancer, it was his courage, fighting spirit and megawatt smile that will linger longest in the memory. Bradley, who sadly past away on Friday afternoon, was diagnosed with neuroblastoma in 2013, but...

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