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Uganda@ 59: Medals won at olympics since 1956

By  Our Sports Reporter. Ugandan athletes put up the best  ever performance at the Olympics at Tokyo 2020 Olympics since the country made a debut at the Melbourne 1956  world games. It was a rare occasion for the “Pearl of Africa”, as was christened by former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill as the country won […]

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Kenyans win Zambia ARC rally

By  Frank Serugo  in Lusaka. Zambian crew of Leroy Gomes and wife Urshilla Gomes had a better planned strategy prior to going for the last two stages of the Sarago Zambia Internatial rally. Leroy in lighter conversation with Carl Tundo at service confessed to the latter that though he had closed in his time gap […]

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Tokyo Olympic medalists redeem Uganda police image

By Our Reporter. Ugandan athletes Joshua Cheptegei and Peruth Chemutai, who reaped gold medals at the just ended Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, have helped to redeem  police image. Police Officer Joshua Cheptegei rewrote history books when he won gold in 5,000metres plus a silver medal in 10,000metres to become the first Ugandan athlete to win […]

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Police officers hoist Uganda flag high after winning gold

By Our Reporters. World champion and four world records holder Joshua Cheptegei  has gone in history books as the greatest Ugandan athlete after he won gold in the men’s 5,000m and silver in the 10,000m at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games. The Police officer becomes the most decorated Ugandan athlete since the country made a […]

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Hon Bakkabulindi planned Tokyo 2020 Olympic success

By Our Sports Reporter. Former Sports State Minister and Workers Member of Parliament Hon Charles Bakkabulindi  has said Uganda’s achievements at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games is a result of his long term sports development programs . He said when he was Sports Minister he worked with the National Council of Sports (NCS) and National […]

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African Journalists back Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup

By  Stephen Ouma Bwire in Nairobi. Leaders of journalists’ trade unions and associations from Djibouti, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, and Sudan,  who are affiliated to the Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) and the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), attended the Eastern Africa Journalists Summit in Nairobi, Kenya, from 28th – 29th June […]