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Frances Tiafoe knocks out Nadal

New York, USA | THE INDEPENDENT  & XINHUA |  Frances Tiafoe Monday become the youngest American to storm the US Open tennis quarterfinals since Roddick in 2004. He made his point by beating four-time US Open champion  Rafael Nadal 6-4, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3. Tiafoe advances to his first-ever US Open quarterfinal. …

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Man United sink Arsenal ship

🔵 MAN UNITED 3 ARSENAL 1 Manchester, UK | Manchester United have registered a fourth win on the bounce following an emphatic 3-1 victory over Arsenal. In doing so, the Reds also put an end to the visitors’ unbeaten start to the new campaign. An opening goal from Antony on his debut …

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Four Kotido LC3 Chairpersons in accident

Kotido, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four LC3 chairpersons of Kotido district local government are currently undergoing treatment in Matany Hospital after getting involved in an accident on Saturday. The accident happened at around 4pm on the Moroto, Kotido highway when the politicians were on their way back to Kotido …

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Uganda names squad for 2022 Rugby World Cup Sevens

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tolbert Onyango, head coach of Uganda’s Rugby Sevens team, has named a 12-man squad for the 2022 Rugby World Cup Sevens in Cape Town, South Africa from September 9 to 11. Michael Wokorach and Ian Munyani will lead the team as captain and vice-captain respectively, …

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2023 World Athletics Indoor Championships postponed to 2025

Beijing, China | Xinhua | The 2023 World Athletics Indoor Championships in Nanjing have been postponed to March 2025, the Chinese Athletics Association (CAA) confirmed on Thursday night. “The decision was made as the World Athletics, the Nanjing organising committee and the CAA came to the agreement after consultation. The exact …

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CHAN qualifiers: Micho cautions players ahead of Tanzania return leg

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Cranes Head Coach Milutin Micho Sredojevic is preaching caution to his players ahead of the return leg of the TotalEnergies African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifier against Tanzania. The Cranes will host the Taifa Stars of Tanzania on Saturday at the St. Marys Stadium Kitende …

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MAK contracts new firm to complete sports arena

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | CK Associates Limited has taken over the construction of Makerere University sports arena which kicked off five years ago with the intention of hosting the 3rd World University Netball Championships that took place in September 2018. The university contracted the UPDF Engineering Brigade to hurriedly …

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