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PHOTOS: Kickboxer Apolot Defeats Austrian to Defend Intercontinental Title

Uganda’s leading female kickboxer Patricia Apolot has continued to shine in the game, defeating Austria’s Carina Grimmel to defend her title for the third time in a row. In a fight dubbed Reign of the giants held at MTN Arena in Lugogo on Saturday, Apolot proved a hard nut to crack. She had

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Kawempe Muslim Overthrown as National Ball Game Champions

Kawempe Muslim Secondary School, the seven-time champions of the National Secondary Schools Ball Games have failed to defend their title after losing to Mukono High School. The two teams played to a goalless stalemate before heading for post-match penalties to determine the final winner. 15-year old Vanessa Karungi, Mukono High School’s goalkeeper

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Mehta Group Signs Shs 45M Sponsorship Deal With Cricket Cranes

Cricket Cranes’ bid to lift the ICC World Cricket League Division Three trophy received a shot in the arm following the unveiling, by Mehta Group, of a sponsorship package worth Shs45 million. The deal, signed on Saturday May 13 in Lugazi, will cater for among others players’ allowances, team bonuses and

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Kickboxer Apolot Vows to Retain Intercontinental Title

Fresh off a morale boosting outing in Greece, Uganda’s leading female kickboxer, Patricia Apolot hopes to make lighter work of Austria’s Carina Greimel when they face-off this Saturday (May 13, 2017) at the MTN Arena in Lugogo. Apolot defeated Greece’s Katerina Abdalla during the European Championships held at the Greek resort

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2017 COPA Coca-Cola National Championship Commences

Approximately 58 teams converged in Masaka town for the 2017 edition of COPA Coca-Colagrassroots football tournament national championships which commenced yesterday at Masaka Recreation grounds in Masaka town. Attended by local area leaders including the RDC and DPC of Masaka town as well as officials from the National Council of Sports,

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Masaka SS Retain Copa Coca-Cola Masaka Regional Title

Reigning Masaka Copa Coca-Cola Regional champions, Masaka SS retained their title after a defeating Wagwa High School in a penalty shoot-out which ended 4-2 at the weekend. The 90 minutes of play ended in a goalless less draw with no one seeing each other’s net. Masaka SS penalty takers included Frank Yiga,

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Stephen Kiprotich Wins Silver in Hamburg

Uganda’s Stephen Kiprotich on Sunday morning (April 23), won silver at the 2017 Haspa Hamburg International Marathon held in Germany. The Olympic gold medalist put up a great performance despite the difficult weather conditions with wind and rain, and came second after finishing at 2:07:31. Ethiopia’s Tsegaye Mekonnen, who finished at 2:07:26, won

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