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Tashobya new NCS chairman, Kiprotich on board

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Federation Basketball Associations-FUBA President Ambrose Tashobya has been appointed the new chairman of the National Council of Sports-NCS. Tashobya together with 10 other members were appointed by the State Minister of Education and Sports Hamson Obua. “In exercise of the powers vested upon …

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Nakaayi runs below 2 minutes in new world best

🥇Halimah NAKAAYI 🇺🇬 1:59.55 🥈Tigist GIRMA 🇪🇹 2:01.68 🥉Winnie NANYONDO 🇺🇬 2:02.14 Paris, France | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s middle distance star Halima Nakaayi showed Monday night that she is steadily returning to her top form with victory in a World Athletics Indoor Tour Silver event – in France. She becomes the first woman …

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Former IOC president Jacques Rogge passes away at 79

Geneva, Switzerland | Xinhua | Former International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge has passed away at the age of 79, the IOC announced on Sunday. “It is with great sadness that the International Olympic Committee announces the passing of former IOC President Count Jacques Rogge. He was 79 years old,” …

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Arsenal take Community Shield

  ✳ Arsenal 1 Liverpool 1 (Arsenal win 5-4 pen) London, UK | THE INDEPENDENT | Last season’s FA Cup winners Arsenal beat reigning Premier League champions Liverpool on penalties in the Community Shield on a day when 13 clubs stepped up their preparations for the new season. With exactly two weeks to go until …

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Sport in 2019: Twelve big moments

Paris, France | AFP | The action was spectacular, exciting and colourful for 12 months around the globe, but the thrilling and sometimes surprising images also caught the wider significance of modern sport. Megan Rapinoe Megan Rapinoe lapped up the rapturous reception when the US women’s football team appeared in New …

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Top S.Africa court ends Pistorius’s final appeal bid

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | South Africa’s highest court has rejected Oscar Pistorius’s request to appeal against his 13-year jail term, ending the long legal battle over his killing of his girlfriend in 2013. The former Paralympic athlete, 31, had asked the Constitutional Court to review the jail term, which …

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