Category «Sports»

Ug Cranes arrive in Zambia

With just hours to the much anticipated 2013 Afcon first leg qualifier between Zambia and Uganda at the Levy Mwanawasa national stadium in Ndola,  many Zambians are not happy after tickets sold within hours of going on sale. The price of the ticket was hiked with the VIP going for 400,000 Kwacha, which is about …

USPA honors Kiprotich

Olympic gold medalist Stephen Kiprotich has today been declared the sports personality of the month of August by the Uganda Sports Press Association. In a rather unusual move, there was no voting and Kiprotich was announced unopposed even before the sports scribes met today. Kiprotich surprised the world when he became Uganda’s second Olympic gold …

Kiprotich is back home!

Golden Boy Stephen Kiprotich has returned home. He has led the victorious Team Uganda from London 2012 Olympic Games. 23-year-old Stephen Kiprotich who won Uganda’s first Olympic gold in 40 years, jetted in at 7:45am aboard British Airways. Kiprotich was received by a number of government officials including education and Sports minister Jesca Alupo, Sports …

FUFA Constitution ammended

Changes have been made to the FUFA Constitution, with the powers previously given to the president to choose his own executive withdrawn. The mandate to elect the 13 man executive has now been given to the association. The number of delegates to the FUFA Assembly will also be cut from 174 to 86 while the …

Ddungu sacking approved

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has approved Uganda Olympic Committee’s (OOC) judgment to ban its former president Roger Ddungu. Ddungu was banned for life by the Extra General Assembly that convened on May 19 at Kati kati and UOC wrote to the international body two days later informing them of the development. UOC secretary general …