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Bayern Munich sign Daley Blind

Berlin, Germany | Xinhua | FC Bayern Munich have reinforced their defence with veteran center-back Daley Blind, the Germany giants confirmed in an official statement on Thursday. The 32-year-old Dutchman has penned a six-month deal to take the place of Lucas Hernandez, who suffered a season-ending knee injury at the 2022 FIFA …

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Top 10 world sports news events in 2022

Beijing, China | Xinhua | Here is Xinhua News Agency’s selection of the 10 most significant pieces of international sports news in 2022, in chronological order: – Beijing successfully hosted the Olympic Winter Games from February 4 to 20 and the Paralympic Winter Games from March 4 to 13. Chinese President …

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World Cup fever

Why supporting your favorite team may be boosting your mental health too Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Being a sports fan can bring a sense of belonging and community. A new book by sports fans found that while 61% of Americans report experiencing loneliness, non-fans are lonelier than fans. Whether …

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Govt, Magogo agree to harmonize Sports Bills

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government and Budiope East Member of Parliament, Moses Magogo have agreed to harmonise and come up with a comprehensive and holistic Sports Bill. While meeting the Committee on Education and Sports on Tuesday, 13 December 2022, the two parties were given up to …

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Federations rally behind Parliament to investigate NCS

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sports Federations and Associations have welcomed the decision of Parliament to investigate the activities of the National Council of Sports (NCS). This comes two after the speaker of parliament, Anita Among constituted a seven-member select committee chaired by Laura Kanushu, the National Female PWDs MP …

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UBC to broadcast 2022 World Cup matches

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Broadcasting Corporation- UBC, the National Broadcaster has today announced that it will be broadcasting nearly all of the games of the forthcoming 2022 FIFA Qatar World Cup, a development that has generated excitement amongst football fans. The games will be on the UBC main …

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