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Baseball Little World Series | There’s a Ugandan team at the Little League World Series and they’re incredible

By Roger Sherman — Baseball hasn’t been in Uganda for long, but the talent and passion of its players have them winning games at the Little League World Series against all the odds.  The Little League World Series ...



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FOX Sports | Netball World Cup 2015 – Under-funded Uganda hope to defy odds and challenge for medal

Fox Sports — WANT to know what the Netball World Cup means to some of the sport’s developing nations? Look no further than Uganda, whose players were prepared to wash cars to raise funds for their upcoming campaign in A...



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Japan | Uganda’s Olympian Stephen Kiprotich Comes In Second At The Tokyo Marathon Bags UGX 216m

Tokyo Marathon 2015  — Ugandan hero Kiprotich, competing in honour of the memory of his baby daughter Elizabeth who passed away from a respiratory illness last month, put in a late burst to pip last year’s winner D...


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Ugandan Boxing Sensation Sharif “The Lion” Bogere Knocks Out Opponent In Massachusetts

Ugandan born junior welterweight Sharif “The Lion” Bogere, defeated his Mexican opponent Fernando Garcia knocking him out in the fifth round in a 10 round bout at the Memorial Hall in Plymouth, Massachusetts on Thur...



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Glasgow | Kipsiro wins sensational 10,000m as Bolt makes Commonwealth Games Debut

Usain Bolt made his long awaited Commonwealth Games debut here tonight, anchoring Jamaica to victory in their 4×100 metres relay heat on an evening otherwise highlighted by a sensational 10,000m victory for Moses Kipsiro....



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Uganda’s Boxing Legend | Cornelius Boza Edwards To Be Inducted Into Nevada’s Boxing Hall of Fame

San Francisco, CA- The 1980′s produced both great fighters and epic fights. One man who doesn’t get the credit he deserves because of the plethora of iconic names of that era is Cornelius “Boza” Edwards. Born May 27, 1...


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Lacrosse Magazine | Uganda Earns First Win in Dramatic Fashion

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. – The celebration is probably still ongoing. It sure was an hour after the game, as the Ugandan lacrosse team, the first-ever Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Championship club from the A...



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Uganda’s Winnie Nanyondo in a Surprise 800m Record Win in Ostrava

Winnie Nanyondo of Uganda scored a surprise victory in the women’s 800m to win her first international competition, in a personal best time of 1:59.27, at the 53rd Golden Spike athletics meeting in Ostrava on June 17. The Os...


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Wall Street Journal | Former Manchester United Manager Sir Alex Ferguson to Teach at Harvard Business School

More than three decades of management experience from the sideline of a soccer field have landed former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson a retirement gig at Harvard Business School. He has accepted a “long-term tea...



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“Far From Home” — The True-Life Story of Ugandan Snowboarder Brolin Mawejje

Vote for Brolin Mawejje – Wyoming Short Film Contest Click on link. http://wyomingshortfilmcontest.com/entry/6517839#box-share Brolin Mawejje isn’t your average SLC snowboarder. “Far From Home” is a new...



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World Athletics 2013 | Kiprotich Does It Again Wins Men’s Marathon Gold In Moscow

MOSCOW (AP) — Olympic champion Stephen Kiprotich of Uganda pulled away late in the race and won the men’s marathon gold medal Saturday at the world championships.Boston Marathon winner Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia took the...


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Ugandan Lady Golfer, Lakareber Abe, almost becomes the first black female individual champion in USGA history

While the golf world is celebrating Tiger Woods’ 79th Victory today in Ohio at the World Golf Championships, Bridgestone Invitational, we as Ugandans need to be Celebrating a Ugandan lady Golfer who almost made a mark on ...



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Uganda’s Skateboarding Scene ~ Big Air in Kampala

By Julie Bosman, NYTIMES ~ Before Jack Mubiru, a father of the skateboarding scene in Uganda, could build a half-pipe in his native Kampala in 2006, he had to avoid paying a construction fee, so he fabricated a story about bui...



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Sharif Bogere Falls Short As Abril Retains WBA Light Weight Title In Las Vegas

It was Showtime Boxing Championship at its best as Uganda’s very own Sharif Bogere took on Cuban born Richar Abril in a score card fight that began at 11 pm EST on Showtime. Bogere put up an impressive spirited fight in t...


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Nottingham – UK | Chris Kiwomya Named Notts County FC Manager

Notts County can confirm that Chris Kiwomya has been named as first team manager for the remainder of the 2012-2013 season. Kiwomya, who joined Notts as development squad manager in February 2012 took control of the first team...



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WBA | Showtime Boxing Special Edition Lightweight Title Fight – Richar Abril vs Sharif Bogere | Saturday March 2 – 10PM ET

Abril vs. Bogere, a 12-round fight for Abril’s WBA Lightweight World Championship, will take place Saturday, March 2 at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas . The event is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions, ...


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Supersport | Nigeria crowned African Soccer champions

Nigeria lifted the Africa Cup of Nations title for the first time in 19 years with a 1-0 win over underdogs Burkina Faso at the National Stadium, in Johannesburg, on Sunday night. The Super Eagles, playing in the tournament fin...



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World Winter Games | Uganda wins Gold at Special Olympics Games

Team Uganda has won gold in the World Special Olympics Winter Games Unified Hockey event. They beat Chinese Taipei 5-2 in their last match to accumulate 9 points in the round robin event of the U-4 category in Pyeongchang, Kor...



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CAF | Africa Cup Of Nations South Africa 2013 – Nigeria and Ghana battle the egos in Africa Cup of Nations buildup

Ghana and Nigeria have gambled on leaving out their disruptive influences – but history has shown that the team is paramount There is a new mood of militancy about west African football. The buildup to previous Cups of Nation...


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Lion in the ring | Is Sharif Bogere boxing’s next big thing? Abril Vs Bogere Fight For November 3rd In Las Vegas

Four men wearing only loincloths carry a cage to the ring containing boxing’s next great lightweight. From afar, most fans can’t even spot Sharif Bogere. All they can see is a mouth of snow-white teeth and two squinting eye...






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