Category «Sports»

Athletes off to Mauritius

The Ugandan team of four runners has flown to Mauritius to compete in the 11th Africa Junior Championships due August 29 – September 1, 2013. The team led by Coach Francis Demayi also comprises Halima Nakaayi who will compete in 400m and 800m races. The others are 200m and 400m runner Denis Opio who is …

Uganda Cranes to camp in Istanbul

The national football team, the Uganda Cranes will camp in Istanbul, Turkey as part of their preparations for their World Cup deciding qualifier against Senegal on September 7th. This has been confirmed by Cranes coach Micho Sredojevic while addressing the media in Kampala. The Serbian also said that the Cranes will start training in Kampala …

Kadaga confirmed for Cancer Run

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has been confirmed as the chief runner at the 2nd Annual Rotary Cancer Run slated for 25th August at Kololo Independence grounds. The Cancer run is an initiative by Rotarians to raise funds for the construction of the second phase of the Cancer Ward at Nsambya hospital estimated at …

Jas Mangat to start tomorrow’s VPower Rally

Uganda’s Jas Mangat is favored to win this year’s V Power Pearl of Africa Uganda Rally that starts tomorrow at Lubiri. Mangat who drives a powerful Mitsubishi Evo10 leads both the national and African Rally Championship log with 58 points. His close competitor Muhammad Essa on 50 points will also stage a big fight. According …

Blick set for Pearl of Africa Rally

Leila Blick believes equaling fellow lady driver Susan Muwonge’s feat of winning a national championship remains one of her driving forces. Muwonge became the first woman to win a national championship in Africa when she clinched the National Rally Championship in the male dominated sport in 2011. Leila, Muwonge and Kenyan Helen Shiri will be …