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Uganda Cycling vote in new leaders

By Joyce Bukirwa Kabanda– (Uganda Cycling-media affairs)……….. The Uganda cycling association is celebrating the re-election of Sam Muwonge Mahaba as  President. This was done during the association’s annual general meeting on Saturday 20th February 2021 in Lugogo. Muwonge, who was re-elected for a third term, will be President for another four years. This was after […]

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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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Uganda: Cyclists begin preparations for a busy 2021 season

A contingent of junior cyclists have headed to Kabale in South Western Uganda, to build up on their fitness. According to Mahaba Muwonge, the President of the Uganda Cycling Association, this is part of the body’s programme, to prepare their riders for the hectic 2021 cycling calendar. The junior riders are stepping up their training, […]

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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 […]