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L-R: Shakey Mubiru, Patricia Apolot and Alex Matsiko

Uganda to host World Inter-Continental Kickboxing fight

By Our Reporter The mettle of Ugandan fighters; Patricia Apolot and Alex Matsiko will be test to the limits when they line up against elite European fighters in a showdown codenamed “Reign of Giants II” on May 13. Apolot, nicknamed…

May 3, 2017

Serena Williams pregnant

Photo: Serena Williams pregnant with first child

She won a grand slam while pregnant, so it is perhaps no surprise that Serena Williams aims to return to tennis next year and become a grand slam-winning mom. The tennis great announced Wednesday that she and fiancé Alexis Ohanian…

April 20, 2017

St. Mary's Kitende team celebrates winning Copa Coca-Cola Schools Wakiso regional trophy

Kitende beat Budo to clinch Copa Coca-Cola regional trophy

Over the weekend, reigning Wakiso champions St. Mary’s Kitende defeated Budo S.S to retain the Copa Coca-Cola Schools Wakiso regional trophy thanks to fantastic display of talent by Frank Zaga that resulted into the only goal of the game. This…

April 13, 2017

kabaka Birthday Run

Kabaka Birthday Run attracts over 30,000 participants

Thousands of Ugandans gathered at Lubiri, Mengo to take part in the fourth annual Kabaka birthday run. More than 30,000 brave runners including, the young, elderly, politicians, the business community sprinted the 5km, 10km and 21km races, in the event that is…

April 11, 2017

Thousands of people arrive to participate in the Airtel-sposnsored kabaka run Thousands of people arrive to participate in the 2016 Airtel-sponsored Kabaka Birthday Run

Excitement as Kabaka birthday run draws closer

Excitement is brewing among Ugandans as the annual Kabaka birthday run draws closer. Sponsored by Airtel in a partnership deal to sponsor four of the main Buganda Kingdom activities, the 2017 Kabaka Run themed “Fight against sickle cells” has already…

April 3, 2017

Dolphins get financial boost ahead of junior swimming championship

Vivo Energy continues to show support to the sports fraternity with a donation of 5 million shillings to Dolphins swimming club Kampala through its flagship lubricant, Shell Helix. The 5 million shilling goes towards the organisation of Junior swimming championship…

March 29, 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo honoured with airport

Cristiano Ronaldo has won numerous team and individual accolades at Manchester United, Real Madrid and Portugal – but this is a new one for the 32-year-old. The local government from his home island of Madeira have come up with a…

March 28, 2017

Uganda Cranes Team

French Military Team set to face off with Uganda Cranes

By Our Reporter The French Military team jetted into the country on Monday ahead of their friendly match against the Uganda Cranes. The team which has already had several practice sessions at Mandela National Stadium is in town to face…

March 23, 2017

oca-Cola's Rodney Nzioka,(2nd left) and other officials display the Copa coca-cola 2017 edition trophy to media during a press conference.

Copa Coca-Cola 2017 edition launched

Coca-Cola Uganda has, once again, ignited hope among young footballers across the nation with the launch of the 2017 edition of the world’s largest brand-supported grassroots football tournament, Copa Coca-Cola. This year, as it has been for the last 27…

March 22, 2017

Emma Okwi fights for the ball with Eastern Select side player

Uganda Cranes beat Eastern Select side in Eastern regional tour

In preparation for World Cup and AFCON 2019 qualifiers, the Uganda Cranes team defeated the Eastern Uganda select team in the first regional tour of 2017 played at Kamuli Park Municipal Stadium in Kamuli, Eastern Uganda. Since 2015, the Uganda…

March 20, 2017