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Dolphins, Oilers game ends prematurely due to faulty rim

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A hotly contested basketball game between defending champions City Oilers and the JKL Dolphins ended prematurely on Friday night after the rim became faulty. Although the National Basketball Association games between JKL and Oilers started off smoothly in a fully packed YMCA Arena, the …

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City Oilers win sixth Uganda basketball championship

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | City Oilers Basketball Club has retained the National League title after defeating Betway Power in Game five on Wednesday night at the Lugogo MTN Arena. It was City Oilers sixth straight League title after winning 81-73 and 4-1 in the series. Although the teams …

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Hall of Famer Rodman arrested for drink driving

Los Angeles, United States | AFP | Five-time NBA champion Dennis Rodman was released from jail on Sunday after being detained overnight on suspicion of driving under the influence, police in Newport Beach, California, said. Rodman, 56, was stopped at 11:11 p.m. Saturday for a vehicle violation, said Lieutenant Rachel …

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FINAL: Uganda’s City Oilers take on Rwanda’s Patriots

FINAL SATURDAY 7pm: City Oilers ?? vs Patriots  ?? Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Pre-tournament favourites City Oilers of Uganda and Patriots from Rwanda will contest Saturday’s final of the  FIBA Africa Zone 5 Club Basketball Championships at Lugogo. Patriots silenced the partisan Ugandan crowd at Lugogo by snatching a …

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