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Uganda’s Cheptegei breaks 5km world record

  Monaco, Principality of Monaco | AFP |  Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei lowered the 5km world record on Sunday with a time of 12 minutes 51 seconds. The 10,000m world champion made the most of perfect conditions in the second edition of this race to improve on Kenyan Rhonex Kipruto’s previous …

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Zanzibar dump holders Uganda out of Cecafa Cup

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Abdulaziz Makame and Mohammed Issa scored as Zanzibar ended Uganda’s Cecafa Challenge Cup reign with a 2-1 victory in the semi-final in Kisumu on Friday. Zanzibar, bidding for their first Cup in 22 years, will play Kenya in the final on Sunday. The tournament’s surprise …

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Football: Ambitious Zanzibar eye Ugandan scalp in Cecafa semis

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  Zanzibar are challenging for a first Cecafa Challenge Cup title in 22 years following their impressive run to the semi-finals of the nine-nation tournament. The competition’s surprise packages take on holders Uganda in the last four in Kisumu on Friday, knowing that victory would send …

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World’s eyes on Kampala ahead of sports showpiece

Athletics: Kampala hosts first major sports showpiece Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | The World Cross Country Championship takes place in Kampala Sunday in Uganda’s biggest ever sports showpiece, with the traditional rivalry between Kenyan and Ethiopian athletes set to dominate the event. More than 550 athletes from 59 countries and one …

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