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Chemutai secures bronze despite fall

  Birmingham, UK | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s medal tally at the Commonwealth Games jumped to three, with Olympic champion Peruth Chemutai recovering from a fall to secure bronze in the Steeplechase final Friday. For 2,500 metres it was an impressive two-horse race between Kenya and Uganda for the gold …

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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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Benet battle for land and identity

Why indigenous group is still struggling to shake off a 100 year-old British injustice Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Francis Cheptoek, 71, is one of the prominent elders of the indigenous Benet community from Kabarak, a village perched on the contoured northern slopes of Mt. Elgon in Kween District …

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Benet: Uganda’s stateless people

International human rights bodies want ancient home restored Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | The Ugandan government must recognise the Benet as the indigenous inhabitants of the forest from which it evicted them and restore them to their ancient home. Amnesty International, the London-based international human rights NGO made the …

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Chemutai, Chepetegei to race in Eugene tonight

✳ Cheptegei -2 Mile – 11.56pm ✳ Kiplimo -2 Mile – 11.56pm ✳ Chemutai -3000m SC – 11.12pm ✳ Nakaayi -800m – 11.48pm ✳ Nanyondo -1500m – 12.12am Eugene, USA | URN & XINHUA | Three Ugandan medalists at the recently concluded Tokyo Olympic Games are set to face off with other stars when the Eugene …

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Uganda’s fastest man qualifies for 200m final

Ndiwa, Chemutai storm 3000m steeplechase finals Nairobi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s sprinter Tarsis Orogot stormed the 200m finals Friday as long distance duo Toroitich Ndiwa and Leonard Chemutai made the men’s 3000m steeplechase finals after finishing fourth and third in their respective heats at the ongoing U-20 World Championship at …

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Uganda team to World Athletics U-20 Champs takes off today

Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda will be represented by a 10-member team at the World Athletics under 20 championship slated for August 17-22, 2021 in Nairobi, Kenya. Namayo Mawerere, the Uganda Athletics Federation (UAF) publicity Secretary said the team will fly out on Sunday aboard Uganda Airlines to …

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Peruth, Nakaayi eye first Ugandan women’s medal since Inzikuru

💠 TODAY 🇺🇬 ⏭ 9.50pm 3000 M Steeplechase final (Peruth Chemutai) ⏭ 10.10pm 800 M Final (Nakaayi, Nanyondo) Prizes ▶ Finalists win…. 1⃣ $60,000 2⃣ $30,000 3⃣ $20,000 4⃣ $15,000 5⃣ $10,000 6⃣ $6,000 7⃣ $5,000 8⃣ $4,000 Doha, Qatar | THE INDEPENDENT | Going by her performance in the heats, Peruth …

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