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Cheptegei Nominated Alongside Hamilton, Lewandowski in World Sportsman Awards

Ugandan long distance runner Joshua Cheptegei has been nominated as sportsman of the year in the Laureus World Sports Awards. Cheptegei who broke two records in 2020 is nominated alongside Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton, Polish Football Goal Machine Robert Lewandowski, Spanish Tennis star Raphael Nadal, American basketball star Lebron James,

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Details: Inside MTN Uganda’s Annual Sponsorship Deal Offered to Cheptegei

MTN Uganda has announced a generous one-year sponsorship deal for record breaking athlete Joshua Cheptegei. Following several years of support to athletics in Uganda, Cheptegei becomes the first individual athlete to ink such a deal with the telecom giant. As part of the sponsorship deal, the teIecom company also announced shs100million contribution

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Cheptegei Named Uganda’s Tourism Ambassador

Ahead of expected recovery of the global tourism sector in late 2021 and beyond, Destination Uganda has kicked off a campaign to reposition herself as Africa’s most competitive destination for tourists and tourism investments. Today, Destination Uganda has unveiled, its own Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei, the reigning World 10,000m Champion as its

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Museveni Promises Houses, Cars for Athletes Who Win Gold

President Museveni has promised to build houses and buy cars for athletes who win gold. The President made the promise during a luncheon at State House. He said, “The government will also build a house and buy a car for athletes who win gold at international championships like the Commonwealth or

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Joshua Cheptegei Wins Men’s 10000M at IAAF World Championships

Ugandan athlete Joshua Cheptegei on Sunday evening won the men's 10000m race at the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar With a finish time of 26:46.37, Cheptegei came first in the race and won a gold medal. This is the second-fastest time in World Championships history. Ethiopia’s Yomif Kejelcha won

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Uganda’s Cheptegei Wins Shs 184M in Men’s 5000m at IAAF Diamond League

Ugandan Athlete Joshua Cheptegei has won in the men's 5000m race at the IAAF Diamond League held in Zurich, Switzerland on Thursday (August 29th 2019). Cheptegei crossed the finish line at a finish time of 12.57.41 to win a Diamond Trophy and a cash prize of  $50,000 (About Shs 184 million). Ethiopia’s Hagos

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Uganda’s Cheptegei Wins Gold at IAAF World Cross Country Championships

Ugandan athletes Joshua Cheptegei and Jacob Kiplimo came first and second in the 10km senior men's race at the IAAF Senior World Cross Country Championships in Aarhus Denmark on Saturday, winning gold and silver medals respectively. Cheptegei crossed the finishing line in 31 minutes and 40 seconds to win gold and

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