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Cheptegei to compete in golden spike event in Ostrava

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The World’s 5000m and 10,000m record holder Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei will compete in the Golden Spike event in Ostrava, Czech Republic.  The event, a World Continental Tour Gold Meeting slated for May 19th will also attract other world stars including the world’s Male athlete of …

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OLYMPICS: Kiprotich picked for Uganda marathon team

📌  🇺🇬 Uganda marathon team *⃣ Fred Musobo *⃣ Stephen Kiprotich *⃣ Felix Chemonges Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT, URN & XINHUA | Uganda Athletics Federation (UAF) has selected Stephen Kiprotich as one of three marathoners to represent the country in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics whose opening ceremony is set for July …

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Uganda among medal favorites in unpredictable Tokyo Olympics

📌 Tokyo Olympics medal projections (Gold, Silver, Bronze)                                 G      S       B *⃣ Kenya                 6       5       4 *⃣ Ethiopia             1       3       3 *⃣ Ivory Coast        0       2       1 *⃣ Egypt                 0       1       2 *⃣ …

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International Olympic Committee sets new strategic agenda

Olympic Agenda 2020+5  ⏩ Solidarity ⏩ Sustainable development ⏩ Digitalisation ⏩ Credibility ⏩ Economic and financial resilience Rome, Italy | THE INDEPENDENT & IOC MEDIA | The International Olympic Committee(IOC) has outlined a new strategic roadmap for the next five years that is aimed at galvanizing its activities worldwide in a post-COVID new normal. At …

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Japan promises to push ahead with Olympics plan

    Tokyo, Japan | XINHUA |  Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga promised on Thursday that the Tokyo Olympic Games would be held this summer although Tokyo area has entered a second state of emergency. Suga, who became Prime Minister last September, told a press conference, “I am determined to …

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