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Joshua Cheptegei picks much interest in football

Kapchorwa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s renowned long-distance runner, Joshua Cheptegei, has expanded his support to football in the Sebei Sub-region, aiming to identify and empower youth talent beyond athletics. In an exclusive interview with Uganda Radio Network, the world and Olympic Champion expressed his belief that the youth in …

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TotaLEnergies unveils Joshua Cheptegei as brand ambassador

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | TotalEnergies Marketing Uganda unveiled Joshua Cheptegei as its brand ambassador for its renewable energy solutions for the next three years. The company has also contributed Shs150million to the Joshua Cheptegei Development Foundation to support its efforts in sustainably improving the lives of the children and …

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Cheptegei to miss Commonwealth games

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei will not compete at the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth games. The star athlete, the defending champion of both the 10,000 and 5,000 metre at the Commonwealth games was scheduled to compete in the 5,000-metre race that will be held on August 6, 2022. But …

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Cheptegei ponders fitness levels ahead of Commonwealth Games

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Long distance star athlete Joshua Cheptegei is not sure whether he will defend his 10,000m Commonwealth medal in Birmingham next week. While addressing the media on Tuesday night at Entebbe International Airport, Cheptegei said because of a slight injury he is nursing, he is not …

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OREGON: Injury cost Cheptegei 5000m title defense

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Joshua Cheptegei suffered a tendon injury before the 5000m finals at the World Athletics Championship in Oregon, the head coach of the Uganda Police Athletics club Benjamin Njia has revealed. According to Njia, the injury affected the athlete’s dream of securing a second world title …

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Olympic champion Cheptegei to start 2022 season in France

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Joshua Cheptegei, who won a 5,000m gold and a 10,000m silver for Uganda at Tokyo 2020, will start his 2022 season with a 10km road run in Cannes, France, early next month. Olympic gold medalist and world champion Cheptegei told Xinhua on Wednesday that he is …

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IGP Ochola promotes athletes Chemutai, Chepetegei

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola, has promoted Tokyo 2020 Olympics gold medalists Joshua Cheptegei and Peruth Chemutai. Cheptegei has been promoted from Inspector of Police to Assistant Superintendent of Police while Chemutai who was first re-graded from Special Police Constable to Constable …

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Cheptegei targets Wanda Diamond League meet record

✳ 10.20pm – 3000m SC Albert Chemutai 🇺🇬 ✳ 11.05pm – 1500m Winnie Nanyondo 🇺🇬 ✳ 11.23pm – 5000m Joshua Cheptegei 🇺🇬 Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN | Long distance ace Joshua Cheptegei is confident he will beat the Wanda Diamond League meet record today as he continues his build up to the …

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