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Nakaayi, Cheptegei march on in World Champs

🔴 🇺🇬 RESULTS ✳ 800m heats – Halimah Nakaayi (2:01.41) advances into semis ✳ 5000m semis – Cheptegei & Oscar Chelimo advance 🔴 FRIDAY ✳ 800m W semis – Halimah Nakaayi – 4.35am (Saturday morning ) Eugene, Oregon, USA | THE INDEPENDENT & AGENCIES | Uganda’s Halimah Nakaayi started the defence …

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🔴 STEEPLECHASE: Chemutai finishes 11th

  Eugene, USA | THE INDEPENDENT | Peruth Chemutai finished 11th at the World Championships in 9:21.93, falling short of the performance that gave her Olympic glory at the Steeplechase in Tokyo last year. Inspector of Police Chemutai, who is the first Ugandan woman to win an Olympic gold medal, …

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KAVC international volleyball back with Sh70m boost from NSSF

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The KAVC International tournament is back next month, boosted by a Sh70 million sponsorship package from title sponsor, the National Social Security Fund (NSSF). The prestigious international tournament was last held in 2019, after a forced hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. It is scheduled …

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GOLD FOR CHEPTEGEI

🔴 🇺🇬 10k RESULTS ✳ Cheptegei 🥇 27:27.43 SB ✳ Kiplimo  🥉 27:27.97 SB ✳ Kissa (24th) 29:21.10 SB 🔴 Marathon results 🇺🇬 ✳ Jackson Kiprop 33rd 2:12:14 ✳ Felix Chemongesi 34th 2:12:16 ✳ Fred Musobo 40th 2:13:58 SB 🔴 MONDAY ✳ Marathon final – Immaculate CHEMUTAI 4.15pm ✳ 200m heats – Tarsis Gracious Orogot …

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Uganda set to host 2022 Africa Zone IV Golf Championship

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda will host the 2022 Africa Zone IV Golf Championship scheduled for July 14-16 at the Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort and Spa. The championship will attract titleholders Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia, Rwanda and Burundi. Joseph Bagabo, the treasurer of the Uganda Golf Union, told …

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CAF President Dr. Motsepe to visit Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Dr. Patrice Motsepe will visit Uganda this week. Véron Mosengo-Omba, the CAF General Secretary confirmed to Uganda Radio Network (URN) that he will accompany Dr. Motsepe for the two-day visit to Uganda on July 14-15. “The …

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Lack of experience cost Crested Cranes in WAFCON: Magogo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The President of the football body in Uganda, FUFA, has blamed inexperience of both the players and coaching staff of the Uganda Crested Cranes for the poor show at the ongoing TotalEnergies Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (WAFCON) 2022 in Morocco. Moses Hassim Magogo told …

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