Category «Sports»

Uganda ‘courts’ SportPesa Kenya

By Nelson Wesonga: Kenyan gaming company SportPesa, which Uganda is courting to set up shop here, wants gaming law amended to incorporate online licensing. SportPesa’s chief executive officer Ronald Karauri says such a provision would encourage them to offer their services in Uganda with ease. He says putting the license application fee at Shs3.5bn and …

Africa Cup of Nations moves from January to June and July

African football’s governing body CAF has revealed that the African Cup of Nations that has been traditionally held in January and February will now become a summer event from 2019. CAF have also announced that the tournament in Cameroon in two years time will be expanded to include 24 teams, instead of 16. The competition will …

Kipsiro and Kiprotich to miss London marathon

By Darren Allan Kyeyune: Uganda’s most decorated runners Stephen Kiprotich and Moses Kipsiro have confirmed they will miss next month’s World Athletics Championships in London. The duo will not be part of the 20 man team, the biggest contingent ever, due to personal reasons. The experienced pair of long distance runners, who boast of six …