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12:57
12:57

Uganda Benefits from Africa Rugby’s Solidarity Campaign 1

Among the countries that have benefited include Uganda where the Rugby Union was offered EUR 5000 to purchase food parcels and Personal Protective Gear for players. According to the Union President Godwin Kayangwe, this money will be used to benefit a total of 1500 players, 25 playing facilities and referees.
14:27
14:27

Basketball Body Considers 3X3 Tournament lockdown 2 1

Arnold Katabi, the FUBA Vice President in Charge of Marketing and Publicity, says they are discussing how to hold a 3x3 basketball tournament, which has few players and is shorter compared to the league. Three on three Basketball is a new initiative by the Federation of International Basketball Association (FIBA) to help make basketball a more versatile sport.
11:15
11:15

Mixed Reactions From Administrators as President Clears Sports to Resume police fc 1 Top story

The Police FC Chairperson, Assistant Inspector General of Police, Asan Kasingye, says they can’t afford to test their players as directed by the president. “We can’t afford the testing fees, it’s too much, and most teams will fall out on that account unless something is done to support us in testing our players,” Kasingye told URN. A standard Covid19 test costs US$65 about Shillings 240,000.
16:32
16:32

Makerere University Sports Arena Works Delayed by COVID-19 1

After prematurely hosting the FISU netball championships in 2018 , the Makerere multi task Arena faced setbacks after constructors, UPDF Engineering Brigade had switched to Northern Uganda for an emergency.
19:02
19:02

CAF Finally Announce Dates for 2021 Africa Nations Championship 1 Top story

During an executive committee meeting held today via video-conference it was decided the 2021 CHAN competition will take place January 16th to February 7th in Cameroon.
10:16
10:16

BUL FC's New Sigining Kirya to Push Club to the Top 1

In his interview with Uganda Radio Network, the versatile midfielder expressed his happiness after joining his home-based team and promised to push his new club to top.
06:54
06:54

Namboole COVID-19 Treatment Centre Has No Beds Ministry of Health 1 Top story

According to Dr. Olaro, the beds are expected to enter the country at any moment from Mombasa port. Namboole stadium has until recently been hosting returnees under quarantine.
10:37
10:37

Tumwesigye 'Zaga' will Shine at Police FC- Kasingye Asan Kasingye 1

Kasingye who is currently in isolation after testing Covid19 postive also believes this re union will help both the player and coach to restore the greatness of the player.
13:18
13:18

Namboole Stadium to Undergo Major Rehabilitation 1 2 Top story

Constructed in 1997, the national sports pride is currently in an appalling state and has since failed the worthwhile tests of the Confederation of African Football-CAF and International Federation of Association Football -FIFA. This implies that Uganda has no facility for hosting both continental and international matches.
23:04
23:04

Cheptegei Break’s 5,000m World Record in France 1 Top story

Cheptegei recorded a time of 12:35.36 to beat Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele’s record of 12:37.35 he set in Hengelo, Netherlands in 2004.
15:00
15:00

FUBA Cancels Basketball League lockdown 1 1

In an interview with President FUBA, Nasser Sserunjogi says that except for Afrobasketball qualifiers, the other competitions will not take place.
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22:59

Sports Federations Call for Policy On Rewards for Top Performers 4 1

The federation leaders from Paralympics, Athletics, and Boxing - some of the games through which Ugandans have scooped several medals-note that they have critically observed that it has become a culture for leaders to offer 'simple contributions' to individuals who raise the country’s flag high by winning several medals and accolades.
18:23
18:23

Total Africa Cup of Nations Moved to 2022 CAF 1 Top story

Ahmad Ahmad made it clear that the emergence of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic had caused lots of challenges that is why several changes have been made.
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13:31

NCS Issues Standard Operating Procedures for Sports Activities to Resume 1 2

World over, the sports industry is one of the areas that were greatly affected by the global outbreak of COVID-19 disease which saw several events, competitions, and activities canceled or postponed. However, there has been an urge to re-stage the events under strict guidelines following social distancing, regular checkups, and playing behind closed doors.
13:16
13:16

Rugby Africa Cancels 2020 Season Competitions 1

The decision is an outcome of consultative online meetings held over the last two months, with federations and doctors concerning the health situation in a world paralyzed by COVID-19. Through the consultations, it emerged that the current bans on travel, public gatherings and sporting events across Africa mean it is unlikely competitions will start up again on the continent this year.
14:54
14:54

Former Uganda Cranes Captain Jimmy Kirunda Dead 1

Kirunda was part of the side that reached the final of the 1978 Nations Cup, one of his prominent contributions to the national team. They had won the 1976 and 1977 the Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations (Cecafa) cup.
17:42
17:42

Basketball Body Ponders Next Move for 2020 National Championship FIBA 1

The Uganda National Basketball League (NBL) has announced plans to have teams play half of the total numbers of games as it ponders the return of the league amidst the COVID-19 Lockdown.
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20:20

Decision to Delay Olympic Games Informed by WHO Advice - IOC 1 Top story

This is the second time that a the global crisis has affected Games due to be held in Japan: Tokyo would have been the venue of the cancelled 1940 Summer event.
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19:58

WHO, FIFA Unveil Joint Campaign to Tackle COVID-19 1

Through the campaign, dubbed “Pass the message to kick out coronavirus” football stars are promoting five key steps for people to follow to protect their health in line with WHO guidance, focused on handwashing, coughing etiquette, not touching your face, physical distance and staying home if feeling unwell.
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16:53

2020 Summer Olympic Games Still On Amidst COVID-19 Concerns - IOC 2020 tokyo olympics 2

However, amidst the concerns, the IOC says it "remains fully committed to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 and with more than four months to go before the games there is no need for any drastic decisions at this stage; any speculation at this moment would be counter-productive." Therefore, all athletes should continue preparing for the games as best as they can.
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