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KENYA HUMBLES UGANDA IN RUGBY COMPETITIONS 29-0

Kenya crowned champions and secure their spot in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Kenya successfully qualified for the 2020 Olympics as the 2019 Rugby Africa Men’s Sevens came to an end on its second day JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, November 10, 2019/ — The second day of the 2019 Rugby Africa Men’s …

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SOUTH AFRICA’S RUGBY WORLD CUP GLORY KEPT AFRICA ON TENTERHOOKS

Africa holds its breath as the Springboks aim for Rugby World Cup glory APO Group, the Main Official Sponsor of World Rugby’s African association, Rugby Africa, is backing a South African victory in the final against England LAUSANNE, Switzerland, November 1, 2019/ — APO Group the Main Official Sponsor of …

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A potential change of ownership brews over one of Britain’s most successful clubs Manchester United

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman is rumoured to be interested in buying the club and will host representatives from Manchester United in late November to discuss a deal. Discontent with the Glazer family in charge of the club refuses to go away and renewed interest from the Middle East …

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How not to mangle African sports stars’ names

Image captionThe Liverpool player’s Senegalese name is rarely pronounced correctly In our series of letters from African journalists, Sierra Leonean-Gambian writer Ade Daramy explains why he gets hot under the collar when seeing Africans doing well in sport. As I watched coverage of the World Athletics Championships in Qatar, like …

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CHAN Qualifiers: Uganda VS Burundi

Uganda Cranes will qualify for the fifth TOTAL Championship of African Nations (CHAN) tournament given a convincing result against Burundi on Saturday at the Star Times Stadium, Lugogo in Kampala. Leading by a comfortable 3-0 result from the first leg, played in Bujumbura three weeks ago, the Cranes have a …

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Uganda’s Joshua Kiptegei among 11 nominees for IAAF male athlete of the year, list includes Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge

Ugandan athlete Joshua Kiptegei is among 11 nominees for the IAAF male athlete of the year, the athletic’s governing body said on Monday. Cheptegei won the 10, 000m race in Doha and also holds the world cross country title. Joshua Kiptegei. Cheptegei is up against a host of several athletes …

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Jonathan McKinstry opens winning tenure in Ethiopia with Uganda Cranes

Newly appointed Uganda Cranes coach Jonathan McKinstry began his three year tenure with victory as Uganda beat Ethiopia in Sunday’s friendly. Uganda’s Emma Okwi scored the only goal of the game played in Ethiopia 20 minutes into play. The game comes at a crucial moment for McKinstry as he assesses …

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Breaking: Eliud Kipchoge becomes first marathon runner to break two hour barrier

Eliud Kipchoge has become the first marathon runner to break the two-hour barrier, recording a time of 1 hour 59 minutes 40 seconds in Vienna. The 34-year-old Kenyan completed the course in Vienna, Austria, in an incredible one hour, 59 minutes and 40 seconds. Kipchoge was racing alone but assisted …

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Rampant Belgium becomes first team to qualify for Euro 2020

Six first-half goals set Belgium on its way to a record-tying victory and a place in next year’s European Championship. Three late goals revived the Netherlands’ chances of being at the continent-wide tournament, too. Belgium — the world’s top-ranked soccer nation — became the first team to qualify for Euro …

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Giants no more: can Man Utd buy its way back to glory?

By all accounts, Manchester United is having a woeful start to the Premier League season. However, the front office reportedly believes it can solve the crisis at the club with strategic purchases over the next two seasons. According to a report in the Telegraph, Manchester United is looking to make eight signings spread through …

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