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Maputo 2022: Gold medalists to earn shs37m at the Africa Boxing championships

International Boxing Association……… The gold medallists of the continental championships will get 10,000 USD, the silver medallists 5,000 USD, while those who claim bronze in all of the weight categories can expect 2,500 USD. The Men’s and Women’s Boxing Championships started yesterday in Mozambique capital city Maputo and will run upto 18th September 2022. Twelve […]

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Tokyo2020: Ssekitoleko deserves better than incarceration by own state

By Irene Deborah Nanyonjo (Counsel)……. Uganda’s sportsmen and women have marketed and hoisted this country’s flag in a manner incomparable to the investment from the state. Instead, these sportsmen and women, are driven by the sheer passion they have for the different disciplines they participate in as competitors at the world stage. It is against […]

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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, […]