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Uganda plans joint bid with Tanzania to  host  2027 AFCON

By Kenneth Arereng. Uganda has shown interest in hosting the prestigious Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals in 2027, officials said. Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) President Hon. Eng Moses Hassim Magogo said President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has granted a go-ahead for Uganda to make a joint bid with Tanzania to host 2027 continental […]

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Uganda win Cecafa women’s championship for first time

By Dorothy Nekesa. Speaker of Uganda Parliament Hon Anita Among, former Vice President Edward Ssekandi and FUFA President Moses Magogo joined Uganda Crested Crane to celebrate Cecafa Women Championship title WIN jUNE 11, 2022 at FUFA Technical Centre, Njeru.. Uganda trounced Burundi 3 – 1 to clinch the title. The final was the first for […]

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NIC, Kampala University clinch 2022 EA Netball  titles

By Dorothy Nekesa. The 2022 East Africa Netball Championship saw NIC triumph, defending their crown with a 44-35 score against arch rivals Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA). National Insurance Corporation (NIC) and Kampala University (KU) won the female and male 2022 East Africa Netball Clubs championship respectively on home turf. NIC successfully defended their crown […]

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Nile Special Launches a 9.8b renewed commitment with URU

By Dorothy Nekesa. Nile Special has committed Ush9.8b Shillings towards rugby in Uganda in a deal running for a period of 3-4 years.  The development was confirmed this month by the Nile Breweries Managing Director David Valencia at the Rugby Cranes 7s teams’ appreciation dinner at Kabira Country Club in Bukoto, Kampala. At the colorful […]

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Juniors for regional NCBA Serena Golf tournament

By Phillip Corry. Junior golfers from the East Africa region and South Africa are expected to take part in the annual Serena Junior Golf championship that will tee off from the 15-17 April at the Lake Victoria Serena Golf and Spa Resort, Kigo. The tournament that was last held in 2019 is returning and is […]

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Rugby Africa Launches 2022 Season Tournaments

By Stephen Ouma Bwire. On March 3rd 2022, the Rugby Africa 2022 launch took place at Speke Resort Munyonyo, in Kampala Uganda. It highlighted Rugby Africa 7’s, Rugby Africa Cup and Barthez U-20 Tournament. The Barthez Cup takes center stage first from 9th to 17th April in Nairobi, Kenya. In his opening remarks, the President […]

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The UOC Olympism full Circles Initiative launched

By Dorothy Nekesa. Olympism full circles initiative seek to engage students and young people in Uganda to undertake 25 activities, 5 of each representing 1 of the 5 educational themes of Olympism which include joy of effort, fair play, practicing respect, pursuit of excellence and balance between Body, will and mind. The Uganda Olympic Committee […]

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Sports Minister appoints new NCS board

By Dorothy Nekesa. Former Federation of Uganda Basketball Association (FUBA) Chairman Mr Ambrose Tashobya has been appointed chairman National Council of Sports (NCS). Sensational athlete and 2012 London Olympics marathon gold medalist Stephen Kiprotich and ex- Uganda Netball Federation Chairperson Susan Anek Ongom will serve as committee members. Other members include Mr Stephen Kiprotich, Ms. […]

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Youth exhibit skill in 2022 motocross

By Frank Kaheesi Serugo. The 2022 National motocross championship revved off in high gear with hair-raising displays at the Victoria Raceway track early this month in Garuga. The races had a new breed of young riders in 50cc juniors to the 85 elite classes. These included Abigail Katende sister to the Lato milk- sponsored Katende […]

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Addicts spend without any second thought

By Frank Kaheesi Serugo. The evolution of rallying a sport came through in the 1950s, both driver and co-driver would drive. Events went on for days non-stop and teammates took turns to drive. While one was driving, the other one would sleep! The 1960s brought on the change as teams became more professional and auto […]