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Female kickboxer Apolot vows to retain Intercontinental crown

Fresh off a morale boosting outing in Greece, Uganda’s leading female kickboxer, Patricia Apolot hopes to make lighter work of Austria’s Carina Greimel when they face-off this Saturday (May 13, 2017) at the MTN Arena in Lugogo. Apolot defeated Greece’s…

May 11, 2017

58 Schools to compete in COPA Coca-Cola football tournament

Approximately 58 teams are converged in Masaka town for the 2017 edition of COPA Coca-Cola grassroots football tournament national championships which commenced on Tuesday at Masaka Recreation grounds in Masaka town. Attended by local area leaders including the RDC and…

May 11, 2017

Masaza Cup 2017 edition launched

Airtel Uganda has today joined the Buganda Kingdom to launch the 2017 Masaza Cup at a press conference held at the Buganda Kindgom offices in Mengo. The launch event, that comes just a few months after Airtel Uganda signed on…

May 4, 2017

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

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

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 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

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 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