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Anthony Joshua is world IBF and WBA heavyweight boxing champion

Joshua defeats Klitschko in world heavyweight epic London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Britain’s Anthony Joshua defeated veteran Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko in a world heavyweight title fight epic at Wembley on Saturday, taking victory on an 11th round stoppage. Joshua added the WBA title to his IBF belt but only …

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LIVE: Joshua to play it cool in Klitschko super-fight on now

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Britain’s Anthony Joshua says he is prepared to play the waiting game in his world heavyweight super-fight against veteran Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko at London’s Wembley Stadium on Saturday. Joshua, 14 years Klitschko’s junior, is expected to attack the 41-year-old with the same explosiveness that …

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Bayern are German champions – yet again

Football: Rampant Bayern win fifth straight German league title Berlin, Germany | AFP |  Bayern Munich were crowned Bundesliga champions for the fifth straight season on Saturday after Robert Lewandowski scored twice in a 6-0 thrashing of 10-man Wolfsburg. After second-placed RB Leipzig were held to a goalless draw by …

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Football: Sunderland relegated from Premier League

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  David Moyes’s sorry Sunderland were relegated from the Premier League after a 1-0 home defeat against Bournemouth at the Stadium of Light on Saturday. Allied to Hull City’s 0-0 draw at Southampton, the result left Sunderland 13 points adrift of safety with only 12 …

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Mulindwa eyes return at FUFA?

Former Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) President Lawrence Mulindwa could be eyeing a return to the position he left in 2013. While at a graduation ceremony for his daughters held at the newly built St Mary’s Stadium Kitende, Mulindwa reacted to comments made by FUFA Vice President Dennis Mbidde …

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KCCA FC face Nigeria, Tunisia opponents next

CONFEDERATION CUP: Mazembe begin group campaign against Mounana Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Uganda’s KCCA have got a tough group in the CAF Confederation Cup where they will face Tunisian, Nigerian and Morocco opponents. FUS Rabat of Morocco, also former winners of the secondary competition, face Club Africain of Tunisia, Rivers …

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Kenya’s Keitany wins London Marathon in record time

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Kenya’s Mary Keitany set the fastest time in a women-only marathon as she won a third London Marathon on Sunday in an unofficial 2hrs 17min 01sec. The 35-year-old, who also has three New York Marathon victories, beat Ethiopian track great Tirunesh Dibaba by almost …

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Stephen Kiprotich second best at Hamburg Marathon

Uganda’s former World and Olympic Champion Stephen Kiprotich put up his best showing in three years when he finished second at the Haspa Hamburg International Marathon Sunday morning. Ethiopia’s Tsegaye Mekonnen won the sprint to the tape (2:07:26 ), edging out Kiprotich who clocked 2:07:31. Kenya’s Jacob Kendagor was third in …

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