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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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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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The San Siro Stadium to be pulled down; the facility does not present any “cultural interest”.

By Peter Senyonjo Peter The San Siro Stadium in Milan, Italy, can be pulled down following the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities (MiBAC) ruling that the facility does not present any “cultural interest”. The San Siro Stadium – also known as Stadio Giuseppe Meazza – is the home of Italian Serie A football clubs AC Milan and Inter Milan. In November last year, the Municipality […]

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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 […]