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CAF | Dejected Fans Call For FUFA Boss Resignation After Cranes Loss To Chipolopolo, Zambia 9 – Uganda 8

By Ronnie Mayanja — Uganda’s national team ‘the Cranes’ lost their come back bid  for the Africa Cup of Nations to the Chipolopolo of Zambia after a 1-0 win at Nambole causing the two teams to duel ...


Zambia Daily Mail | Chipolopolo Defeat the Cranes – Africa Cup of Nations | ZAMBIA 1 UGANDA 0

CHISHALA MUSONDA reports: A NARROW home win yesterday left Zambia’s chances of making it to the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations finals to defend the title hanging by a thread as the Cranes of Uganda frustrated the African champio...



MATHIAS KIWANUKA | No ordinary NFL tale – Al Jazeera Reports

No ordinary NFL tale New York Giant Mathias Kiwanuka is preparing for the NFL season but his Ugandan roots are as inspiring as his career. On Wednesday, Superbowl champions the New York Giants begin the new NFL campaign against...



ESPN | The New York Yankees Welcome Uganda’s Little League Team

Yankees manager Joe Girardi was just like anyone else who watched Team Uganda in the Little League World Series last week. Amazed. “It was truly amazing,” Girardi said. “It’s a bunch of kids that reall...


Associated Press | Panama spoils Uganda’s debut at Little League World Series – Team Uganda Wins Hearts

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Win or lose, the Little League World Series team from Uganda has become a hometown favorite. The first team from Africa to advance to South Williamsport in the 66-year history of the tourney did fal...



State House – Media Centre | President Museveni announces New Sports Policies, gives Kiprotich Shs 200m – $80,000 Dollar reward

President Yoweri Museveni has directed the Ministry of Education and Sports to ensure that Uganda sports men and women who win medals at the African level and beyond get financial support from government and also get job placem...



Uganda’s Stephen Kiprotich wins London 2012 Olympic gold medal in men’s marathon!!

Uganda’s Stephen Kiprotich wins London 2012 Olympic gold medal in men’s marathon!! Uganda has broken a 40 years drought since John Akii-Bua won a medal at the Olympics. The icing on the cake is that it comes on the...


Olympic News | Usain Bolt Is The World’s Fastest Man Again!

Usain Bolt lived up to all the hype of becoming a “living legend” at the London Games, decisively defending his 100-metre title by beating Jamaican training partner Yohan Blake in the defining race of the Olympics. He was s...



Uganda Team at the Parade of Nations, London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony

Uganda’s flag bearer Ganzi Mugula holds the national flag as he leads the contingent in the athletes parade during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium July 27, 2012. REUTERS/Mike B...


AP | Uganda Little League Team Cleared for World Series

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) – A youth baseball team from Uganda has been cleared to enter the United States and participate in the Little League World Series a year after another Ugandan team was denied visas. Little Lea...



Luo Cultural Group Photos ~ Ugandans Preparing for London 2012 Olympics

By Richard A. Cunningham, UK Dispatch |  The London 2012 OLympic has begun with 5 days left to the event, the Olympic Torch arrived in the London Borough of Newham where hundreds and thousands came to celebrate. The Lwo Cultur...



Golden Boy Promotions Presents Sharif Bogere A.K.A Lion Warrior Another Ugandan on the Rise!

A captain of the Ugandan national team and five-time African champion as an amateur, 21-year old Sharif “The Lion” Bogere now looks to follow in the footsteps of countrymen Ayub Kalule, Kassim Ouma, John Mugabi, and Corneli...


BBC | Uganda athletes blame Happy Science Religion For Failure to Qualify For Olympics

BBC News: Ugandan track event athletes have blamed their failure to qualify for the Olympics on the inferior track they were forced to use for time trials. These were supposed to be held at the national stadium but a double bo...



John ‘The Beast’ Mugabi Gets Inducted Into The International Boxing Hall Of Fame

For those born in the 1980s the name John ‘The Beast’ Mugabi might not mean a thing but who can ever forget the first time showtime televised  the Live bonanza when our very own Ugandan John ‘The Beast’...



Kenyan Mutai shaves 3 minutes off NYC Marathon record

By Dominique Debucquoy-Dodley,  New York (CNN) — Kenya’s Geoffrey Mutai set a course record in the ING New York Marathon on Sunday, cutting nearly three minutes from a previous best time that had stood for a decad...


Uganda draws with Kenya as Obua misses vital encounter | Final Score 0 – 0

Uganda host traditional rivals Kenya in one of the most eagerly-anticipated 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers of the weekend Uganda coach Bobby Williamson has confirmed that David Obua will not take part in Saturday’s...



Ugandan Women Having Fun ~ VISA FIVB Beach Volleyball International

LONDON, UK ~ It’s not often that you find Ugandan women deeply engrossed in a sports event as players, but in London there are a couple of Ugandan Women participating in this year’s LOCOG Test Events for London 2012...


Ugandan Little League team denied visas, loses LLWS berth

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — A youth baseball team from Saudi Arabia received a berth to the Little League World Series after a squad from Uganda was denied visas because of discrepancies over players’ ages and bi...



USA Department of State, Official Press Release ~ Uganda Little League Team Visas

By Mark C. Toner, Deputy Spokesperson ~ Taken Question, Office of the Spokesperson,Washington, DC QUESTION: What information can we provide regarding the travel of a team from Uganda to the Little League World Series? ANSWER...



For Uganda Little League Baseballers, Exhilaration and Then Heartbreak

By PAUL POST, New York Times ~ KAMPALA, Uganda — Felix Barugahare has no idea what a sporting goods store is. He shares a glove and swings someone else’s bat, and there is a good chance that his baseball cleats are the firs...


Little League Baseball ~ Ugandan team denied U.S. visas

STATE COLLEGE, Pa, AP ~ A youth baseball team from Uganda has lost its bid to become the first team from Africa to play in the Little League World Series because of discrepancies over players’ ages and birth dates. League...






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