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Kiprotich finishes second in Fukuoka marathon


The 2012 Olympic gold medalist registered a time of 2:07:10, while Norway's Sondre Moen was the fastest in the race

Sea of Yellow


UAF already provided technical expertise for the pre-cursor MTN half-marathon in Mbale on October 22 as well as the wheelchair races last weekend

200 elite runners to compete in MTN Kampala Marathon


“We have less than four days to the Marathon and preparations are on track. We have 200 elite runners who have so far registered to participate,” Otuchet told journalists

Prize money increased for Kampala marathon


The new amount is Shs6m more than the Shs14m Bernard Cheptoch and Kenya’s Japyator Kimayie won for topping the marathon in the men and women races respectively last year.

Kiprotich for Fukuoka Marathon


Two months ago, the Ugandan marathoner stepped out of camp in Kaptagat, Kenya after he lost his mother on September 7

Tuku Africa launched in Uganda ahead of Great Ethiopian Run


Patrick Kluivert scored arguably the most gorgeous goal in Namboole during that visit but on the wider scale, his contingent visited Uganda’s tourist sites

Tributes continue to flow in for fallen Nuwagaba


He spent better parts of Saturday and Sunday - well outside formal working hours - at the Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC) offices at Lugogo

Celebrating Uganda’s golden athletes since Independence


Uganda’s most successful boxer was the only African to strike gold at the inaugural World Boxing Championship in Havana in 1974

Japan to train Ugandan Para atheletes for Tokyo 2020 Games


Towards the end of 2016, Japanese automobile company Toyota was reported to be discussing a potential sponsorship deal with UPC

Inzikuru surprise guest at KHC Family Day


In 2005, Inzikuru ended Uganda’s 33-year wait or an athletics world title when she won the inaugural women’s 3000m steeplechase in Finland

Universiade: Silver for Uganda as Ajok is dethroned in 1500m


Twenty minutes later, Ajok ran in the women's 4X400 where the quartet also comprising of Sylvia Ayikoru, Leni Shida and Harriet Amuron finished sixth out of seven teams. Ukraine’s team in the race was disqualified

Uganda’s Kipyako gets bronze as Kenyans dominate


Jackson Muema won the race in 29.50.3 ahead of Kevin Kibiwot’s 29.51.7.

Nassuna wants schools title


Uganda’s best female footballer is convinced Kawempe Muslim SS are no. 1

Ugandan women fall to Czech at Universaide Games


The outcome of the last group game against Poland today (Wednesday) will determine whether the girls have any more games to play this tournament.

Cheptegei rallies for govt support


Back on March 26, he was on the end of a social media bashing after terribly burning out to lose the lead and finish 30th in senior men’s World Cross-Country race in Kololo.

Cheptegei pockets ‘dismal’ Shs108 million


In March, Uganda got only Shs79.2m of the total Shs1.116bn prize kitty staked for the IAAF World Cross Country Championships

Cranes captain: It is not over yet


Scoring at least three goals without reply against Uganda will be a big ask for the Rwanda coach, who has failed to post victory in his first four competitive matches in charge of the Amavubi Stars

Upsets the story of London 2017 World Championships


The two-point Athletics: Even Joshua Cheptegei’s silver was somewhat of a shock considering what happened to him in March at the World Cross-Country Championships

Lone silver cannot mask average show in London


Joshua Cheptegei’s 10,000m silver on the opening night at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic stadium in London ensured that the country maintained the tradition of podium finishes in long distance running

London 2017: The good, bad and ugly


The 16th staging of the IAAF World Championships in London have not quite pulverised legends as much as exposed their vulnerability

Kiplimo upbeat


The soft-spoken 17-year-old, who finished ninth in Wednesday’s 5,000m heats to miss out on qualification, is however seeing the brighter side of his first appearance on the global senior stage

Basena, Kajoba call for Cranes’ attacking game


Thursday afternoon’s training session showed their intent to go all out against Rwanda as much emphasis was given to the attacking realm

Villa target Synergy double swoop to signify shift in policy


This week record 16-time league champions SC Villa announced the signing of midfielder Nicholas Kasozi from Masaka-based Big League side Synergy

Olympian Lorenzo inspires Ghetto kids in Kamwokya


Lorenzo made a stopover in Kamwokya after his tour of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and was pleased by with the Right to Play project.

Warriors eager to end on a high as first round nears completion


The two-time champions have an impressive 9-1 record and are heavy favourites going into the game