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Sports Awards: Cheptegei wins USPA 2019 sports personality award in absentia

The Uganda Sports Press Association (Uspa) 2019 awards ceremony on Wednesday 18th November were capped by a rather easily predictable outcome. Joshua Cheptegei was voted Uganda’s sports personality of the year 2019, beating off the challenge of Halima Nakaayi and Emmanuel Okwi. However, Cheptegei was crowned in absentia, as his gong was received by Dominic Otucet, […]

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Ugandan cyclist heading for World tour event

By Bwambale Francisco. Charles Kagimu (Bike Aid cycling team), a Ugandan cyclist has been selected to compete in the International UCI World tour of Thailand cycling event from October 6 to 12. Kagimu, who has been training with other European cyclists from Germany, France, Belgium, Sweden and the Netherlands, will be Uganda’s only representative, hoping […]

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Covid 19: Ugandan Sport to return behind closed doors

By Nganda Kizito President Yoweri Museveni announced on Sunday, September 20, that he had lifted the lock-down on sports. This has lifted the spirits of many in the sports fraternity, whose livelihoods have been affected since March, following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic in Uganda. In his periodic address to the nation, President Museveni […]

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Covid 19 & Sports: China ‘no’ to International sports events in 2020

By Zaabu reporter China is not going to stage any international sporting events in 2020. The country’s General Administration of Sport announced recently. The Chinese sport authority released its “plan of resuming sport events based on science and order With COVID-19 epidemic taking serious proportions globally, overseas players and coaches in some Chinese professional leagues, such as the Chinese Super […]

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IOC wants ‘equitable’ broadcast payment schedules,also make advance payments to smaller Federations

The International Olympic Committee will find ways and means to look for an “equitable solution” with rights-holding broadcasters over payment schedules for rights to the postponed Tokyo Olympic Games, says Timo Lumme, Managing Director of Television and Marketing Services an IOC The Tokyo Olympics were postponed until 2021 following talks between Japan’s Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) President, Thomas […]