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World Athletics bans transgender women athletes

Paris, France | Xinhua | Athletics’ global governing body has banned transgender athletes from international competition and tightened testosterone restrictions for other athletes with differences in sex development, World Athletics said on Thursday. The World Athletics Council has agreed to exclude male-to-female transgender athletes who have been through male puberty from female …

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Uganda registers increased number of female athletes: UAF

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is a remarkable increase in the number of female runners in the country. According to the Uganda Athletics Federation-UAF, Uganda has witnessed an upsurge in the number of female athletes since 2005. UAF notes that there are currently over 200 female athletes in the …

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Jacob Kiplimo embarks on discovery of young talent

Kween, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Commonwealth gold medalist, Jacob Kiplimo has unveiled the “Discovery Uganda Championships” to identify young talents. According to Kiplimo, he will use the Championship set for January 23, 2023, to spot and support young talents. He explains that most talented athletes, give up in villages due …

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Kiplimo asks Ugandan top athletes to embrace local competitions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s long distance star runner, Jacob Kiplimo has urged Ugandan top athletes to always take part in local competitions. Kiplimo says the competitions motivate the upcoming rising stars in the sport because they are inspired running with excelling athletes. “I was personally motivated after running …

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Gov’t to fund athletes to 2022 Commonwealth games

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government will provide Shs7.1 billion to support Ugandan athletes who will participate in the 2022 Commonwealth games due to take place between 28 July and 08 August 2022 in Birmingham, United Kingdom. The State Minister for Sports, Hamson Obua made this revelation while responding to matter …

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