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Kiprop 14th as Ethiopians sweep Boston Marathon

New York, United States | AFP | Lemi Berhanu Hayle and Atsede Baysa led an Ethiopian clean sweep at the Boston Marathon on Monday with victory in the men’s and women’s races of the prestigious event. Uganda’s Jackson Kiprop started well but finished 14th. Hayle clinched victory in the men’s …

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Duo strike to send KCCA nine clear

BY UPL.co.ug JMC Hippos 0  KCCA 2 Soana   2 URA 1 Sadolin 1 Maroons 0 Express 2 Lweza 0 KCCA’s chances of winning a 11th national league title got even better on Saturday after they saw off stubborn JMC Hippos 2-0 in Jinja to go nine points clear at the …

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Barca knocked out, Atletico and Bayern into Champions League semis

Paris, France | AFP | Atletico Madrid ousted holders Barcelona from the Champions League at the quarter-final stage on Wednesday while Bayern Munich also advanced to the semi-finals by eliminating Benfica. Atletico overturned a 2-1 first-leg deficit with a 2-0 win against Barca at the Vicente Calderon secured thanks to …

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Hat-trick king Ronaldo silences big game critics

Madrid, Spain | AFP | “Goals are in my DNA,” concluded Cristiano Ronaldo after spearheading a famous Real Madrid comeback with a hat-trick to see off Wolfsburg and reach the Champions League semi-finals for a record sixth straight season. The three-time World Player of the Year’s self-appraisals are rarely humble. …

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Kenyatta promises $10,000 for Olympic gold

Nairobi, KENYA | AFP | Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said Monday he will give priority to pass a new anti-doping law to beat a deadline and ensure the east African track giants compete at the Rio Olympics. The second World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) deadline for Kenya to tighten its anti-doping …

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Leicester qualify for Champions League, eye EPL title

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Premier League leaders Leicester City qualified for the Champions League for the first time in their history on Sunday. Leicester’s 2-0 win away to Sunderland allied to fifth-placed Manchester United’s 3-0 loss at Tottenham Hotspur guaranteed the Foxes a top-four finish and with it …

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Kawooya wins ‪Kabaka’s Birthday‬ ‪‎squash title

Mike Kawooya beat Ian Rukunya Friday night to win the squash final in the ongoing Kabaka Mutebi’s 61st birthday celebrations. Kawooya won the final at Kampala Club, the climax of a week-long tournament. Buganda Kingdom’s Joan Nassolo was chief guest and handed over the trophies to different winners. The birthday celebrations …

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SC Villa mauled 7-0 in Morocco

FUS de Rabat (Morocco) 7-0 SC Villa (Uganda) Scorers: Mourad Batna 26, Ce As Mandaw 34, Abdessalam Benjelloun 40, El Mehdi El Bassil 48, Marwane Saadane 70, Youssef El Gnaoui 81, Mohamed Fouzair 90 SC Villa’s CAF Confederation Cup trip to FUS Rabat in Morocco ended in misery, with the …

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