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Gender: Mainstreaming Key In Sports Legal Regime Overhaul

By Irene Deborah Nannyonjo The appointment of Hon. Hamson Obua as the new State Minister for Sports came with a strong wave of aligning and realigning the sector’s legal regime to match national and international best practices. It’s in this wave that the sports gender mainstreaming discussions and provisions came in handy. The need to […]

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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: Uganda Cricket returns,Fans celebrate the new elite tournament

For the first time this year, the Lugogo cricket oval served the purpose it was established for tens of years ago. Cricket returned, much to the delight of the players and the fans with the Elite Cricket League, that started on Sunday October 25. After the Uganda Cricket Association (UCA) decided to declare this year […]

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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 […]