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Uganda’s Emong Wins Bronze

Tokyo, Japan | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s most decorated Para-athlete David Emong has once again lifted Uganda’s flag high by winning a bronze medal in men’s 1500m T46 category at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Paralympic games. In a highly contested race, the star para-athlete emerged third in a time of …

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From John Akii-Bua to Cheptegei

🔴 🇺🇬 ✳ Cheptegei ◉ Olympic gold ◉ World records ◉ World Champ ◉ Commonwealth gold ◉ World cross country champ ✳ Akii Bua ◉ Olympic gold ◉ World record ✳ Kiprotich ◉ Olympic gold ◉ World champ ✳ Chemutai ◉ Olympic gold Tokyo, Japan | THE INDEPENDENT | Before Joshua Cheptegei stepped onto …

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CHEPTEGEI: Now or never

🔴 TODAY 🇺🇬 ➡️ 5,000m FINAL – Chelimo, Cheptegei, Kiplimo 3pm ➡️ 1,500m FINAL – Nanyondo- 3.50pm 🔴 SAT ➡ Marathon (W) FINAL – I. Chemutai , Chekwel J 1am ➡ 10,000m FINAL Chelangat 🔴 SUN ➡️ Marathon (M) FINAL – Musobo, Kiprotich & Chemonges – 1am Tokyo, Japan | …

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Silver for Cheptegei, bronze for Kiplimo

🔴 RESULT ➡ 🏆 10,000m final Barega ✳Gold Cheptegei ✳Silver Kiplimo ✳ Bronze Tokyo, Japan | THE INDEPENDENT | Ethiopia’s Selemo Barega won the 10,000m final in a slow time of 27:43.22, denying Ugandans Joshua Cheptegei (27:43.63) and Jacob Kiplimo (27:43.88), who settled for silver and bronze. After a tactical race that …

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Tokyo Olympic Games start

Global artists bring world together in “Imagine” moment during Tokyo 2020 Opening Ceremony Tokyo, Japan | THE INDEPENDENT | Global artists Angélique Kidjo, Alejandro Sanz, John Legend, Keith Urban and the Suginami Children’s Choir brought all five continents together in today’s Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. Hundreds …

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