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NCS lists approved sports activities

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Council of Sports-NCS has categorized sports disciplines ahead of the resumption of sporting activities in the country. According to a document issued on Friday, the sports disciplines have been categorized according to the nature of competition, risks involved, location of the competition, training …

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Serie A: Roma vs Juventus

Saturday 26 September 15:00: Torino v Atalanta 18:00: Cagliari v Lazio 18:00: Sampdoria v Benevento 20:45: Internazionale v Fiorentina Sunday 27 September 12:30: Spezia v Sassuolo 15:00: Napoli v Genoa 15:00: Hellas Verona v Udinese 18:00: Crotone v Milan 20:45: Roma v Juventus Monday 28 September 20:45: Bologna v Parma …

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Mixed reactions from administrators as president clears sports to resume

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government’s decision to lift the suspension on sports activities has generated mixed reactions from sports administrators. During his latest nationwide address on the Covid-19 pandemic in the country on Sunday, President Yoweri Museveni said sports should resume provided the organisers of different sports …

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Namboole stadium to undergo rehabilitation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mandela National Stadium–Namboole, is to undergo a major rehabilitation to ensure that it meets all the required standards for both national and international sporting activities. Constructed in 1997, the national sports pride is currently appalling and has since failed the tests of the Confederation …

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Have confidence in sports- French Ambassador tells gov’t

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The French Ambassador to Uganda Jules-Armand Aniambossou says that athletes and government should have confidence in sports describing it as a soft power for the country. Jules-Armand on Wednesday alongside other European Union envoys visited the Kiprotich National High Altitude Training Centre project site …

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Betting firm, SportPesa eyes Brazilian Market

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kenya’s betting firm, SportPesa, is planning to enter the Brazil’s gambling market following the South America’s decision to review its law to legalise online and on-land betting. SportPesa CEO Ronald Karauri, however, told BusinessDaily that it is still too early to disclose further plans on …

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Sports world must join climate change crusade, says IOC

Katowice, Poland | AFP | The world of sports must join the effort to tame global warming, and the International Olympic Committee intends to lead the way, it said on Tuesday at UN climate talks in Katowice, Poland. At the 195-nation negotiations, the IOC and UN launched an initiative aimed …

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