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Palace Manager Allardyce in shock resignation

'Big Sam' Former England Manager Sam Allardyce says he is retiring from the stressful life of being football manager

After driving Crystal Palace away from relegation, Sam Allardyce has resigned as Crystal Palace manager just five months after he joined the Premier League club. According to the BBC, the 62 year-old said he is retiring from the stressful demands of being a football manager ‘especially in the Premier League’ …

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Sports a tool for creating peace’

Sports, A Peace Creating Tool

‘ The use of sport to promote peace and development is not entirely new.The Olympics are a historic example of sport used for a higher purpose. However, until recently, sport has remained on the sidelines of mainstream humanitarian and development programming, considered a luxury in the context of other development …

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Uganda Cycling Association becomes Federation

UCF president Mathias Lukwago (Center) Tour de Rwanda manager Freddy Kamuzinzi (Left) and Burundi cycling Federation Secretary General Desire Nsengiyumva (right)

Uganda Cycling Association (UCA), has been rebranded as the Uganda Cycling Federation (UCF) under the new leadership headed by Mathius Lukwago. While launching it, Lukwago also presented UCF to its international counterparts. Lukwago said, “Since we are now a federation our focus is to transform, rebrand, expose and promote cycling …

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2017 IAAF World Cross Country Championships in pictures

  Jacob Kiplimo, 16, on Sunday gave Ugandans an excuse to party after he won a gold medal at the World Cross Country Championships. The teenager put up a spirited show hitting the finish line in 22.40 minutes to secure gold at Kololo in Kampala on Sunday at the 2017 …

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Premier League teams to suffer because of AFCON

Algerians Internationals (Leicester City Players) Islam Silimani and Riyad Mahrez

As Africa prepares for the African Cup of Nations (AFCON), they are recalling their star players back to their respective African teams. In the event, their Premier League teams are likely to suffer their absence. Liverpool will seriously miss their Sadio Mane, who has been a key player in the …

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Onyango Crowned African Player of 2016

Dennis Onyango Africa's player of the year

Mamelodi Sundowns and Uganda Crane goalie, Denis Masinde Onyango, has been crowned the African Player of the Year 2016 by the Conferedaration of African Football. He beat his teammate, Khama Billiat, a Zimbabwe international and Zambian international, Rainford Kalaba by 252 votes. Onyango has been on form throughout 2016, making …

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Brazil’s football team nearly wiped out in tragic plane crash

Star on ill-fated plane posts a premonition message   Almost an entire football team from Brazil’s top flight club Chapecoense has vanished in a tragic accident in Colombia that killed 19 players, coaches and other club officials. The plane was flying from Bolivia to Colombia to play in the first …

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CAA DINATES USHS30M TO SUPPORT GOLF

Senior golfers receiving a cheque of Ugshs 30m from Corporate Affairs Oficer Viany Lugya

Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has injected Ushs30million in the upcoming seniors golf tournament that is set for Saturday Oct 29. Speaking during a press briefing to announce the sponsorship, CAA’s Corporate Affairs Officer Vianney Luggya, said the donation is part of their efforts to give back to their clients …

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Patrick Luwandagga’s sudden death shakes Uganda’s sports fraternity

RIP: Andrew Patrick Luwandagga

UBC’s veteran sports commentator Andrew Patrick Luwandagga has died. Luwandagga died at around 5am on Saturday morning at his home in Namasuba. High blood pressure is suspected to be the cause of his death. His sudden death has shaken the sports fraternity in Uganda and more so at UBC where …

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Uganda ends 38 year absence at Afcon finals with win over Comoros

Farouk Miya scored the historic goal to send Cranes to the finals in Garbon in Jan-Feb 2017

Uganda’s National soccer team The Uganda Cranes used the best chance of qualifying for the finals of the African Nations Cup in many years when they beat the Grand Comoros at home by one goal to nil. The Cranes achieved the historic feat through player Farouk Miya in the 34th …

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