• July 11, 2020

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NCS Release SOPs As Uganda Take Baby Steps Towards Sports

National Council of Sports has released standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the resumption of sports in Uganda. This is the first step as Uganda embarks on what promises to be a long and hectic journey towards the return of sports. These SOPs were developed through an engagement with Uganda Sports federations/associations among other means. They […]Read More

Covid19: NCS Asks Federations To Submit SOPs

National Council of Sports (NCS) has asked sports federations to submit their Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for resumption of sports activities. Sports in the country has been on hold since the government put a ban on public gatherings in mid March. NCS is a government statutory organ responsible to among other things; Develop, Promote and […]Read More

Government Support To Volleyball Is Long Overdue – UVF President

Uganda Volleyball Federation President Hadija Namanda has finally revealed her discontent after no funds were allocated to Volleyball. Namanda, mother to renown swimmer Kirabo Namutebi, is one of the few female head of sports federations in Uganda. Despite Volleyball being one of the most followed sports discipline in the country – that has also raised […]Read More

Sports Will Wait Even After Lockdown Is Lifted – Minister

State Minister for Sports Hon Hamson Obua has clarified on the pressing issue of when Sports in Uganda will return. Sports has been on hold since the government announced a ban on public gatherings in mid March because of the Covid19 pandemic. Speaking to Sports Federations in a Zoom conference meeting organised by National Council […]Read More

Nasser Sserunjogi: National Teams Should Be Financed By Government

Federation of Uganda Basketball Association President Nasser Sserunjogi says that national teams activities “should be sponsored by government.” Sserunjogi who made the remarks while appearing on NBS TV’s The Score on Sunday, believes that the move will give the teams confidence which leads to competitive advantage. Sserunjogi said: “While federations should be urged to look […]Read More

Bring New Ideas – Obua Commissions New NCS Members

New NCS Members were advised State Minister for Sports Hamson Obua has cautioned the new National Council for Sports (NCS) members. The inauguration of the NCS board was held on Friday morning at Copper Chimney Restaurant, Lugogo. Obua urged the new board, led by Dr. Donald Rukare, to bring new ideas as they look to […]Read More

Uganda To Take Boxers To Global Olympics Qualifiers in France

The General Secretary of National council of sports Dr. Patrick Barnard Ogwel has confirmed that Uganda shall take boxers to the global Olympics qualifiers in France. Four members of Bombers team who reached the semis in the concluded African Boxing Championship in Dakar – Senegal, have high chances of going to France. They are Emilly […]Read More

NCS Lauds Bombers, Para-athletics Teams

National Council of Sports, NCS, led by General Secretary Dr Patrick Bernard Ogwel officially welcomed back both Bombers and Para teams. The National boxing team, Bombers, returned from Dakar Senegal where they have been playing in Tokyo 2020 Olympics games. The Para team, from Morocco, took part in Tokyo 2020 Paralympics game qualifiers. “We are […]Read More

Rukare Promises To Mend Relationship Between NCS, UOC

New National Council of Sports (NCS) chairman Donald Rukare says that he will use his new status to mend the relationship between NCS and Uganda Olympics Committee (UOC). Rukare was appointed by new State Minister for Sports Hamson Obua to head NCS for the next two years after the end of Bosco Onyik’s tenure. Rukare […]Read More

Donald Rukare Replaces Onyik As New NCS Chairman

Donald Rukare is the new NCS Chairman. Courtesy photo Donald Rukare has been appointed as the new chairman for National Council of Sports (NCS), it’s official. Rukare, who is currently the President of Uganda Swimming Federation, replaces Bosco Onyik who has held the position since 2012. Onyik had replaced Anthony Katamba. The new state Minister […]Read More

Motorcycling Association Uganda: Breakaway Faction Launched

Bikes will be under new association – Motorcycling Association Uganda. Motorcycling has broken away from Motorsport despite disapproval from the mother body. The new association, Uganda Motorcycling Association (UMA), has been launched on Monday morning in an event held at Kati Kati Restaurant, Kampala. The Association that will host it’s first event of the year […]Read More

Rugby Sevens Team Calls For Official State Recognition

Uganda’s senior Rugby Sevens team has sought for official government honour. Uganda Rugby players, despite their size, have always shied away when it comes to saying out their views and ask for the recognition they deserve. And their sweat have gone without being honoured, with Netball and Uganda Cranes enjoying the limelight. The Rugby Sevens […]Read More

Uganda Golf Union Returns At NCS

Golf governing body in the country, the Uganda Golf Union (UGU) has been registered again by National Council of Sports. The Union had their status as a national sports association cancelled six years back. The development brings the number of associations to 51. On Thursday, the Union’s status was restored in a short ceremony held […]Read More

Magogo, Muhangi Have High Hopes In New Minister Obua

FUFA and UBF heads Moses Magogo and Muhangi highly hopes for positive impact from newly appointed state Minister for Sports Hamson Obua. Obua this week met with Federation heads in a National Sports Forum held at NCS to exchange ideas on how they are going together in order to develop sports in the country. Obua […]Read More

Minister Obua Cautions Sports Federations Heads

Hamson Obua is the new Sports Minister. courtesy photo Heads of Sports Federations in the country have been advised to be transparent and accountable in their public offices. This, was during National Sports Forum where the new state Minister for Sports Hamson Obua met all the National Federation (Association) heads in an event held on […]Read More

Photos: Obua Highlights Need For Revamping NCS Facilities

Sports Minister Hamson Obua made an acclimatization tour of the NCS Lugogo sports complex on Tuesday. He said that some of the sports facilities at NCS need a total overhaul while others will have to be facelifted to better standards. “There is need for investment in revamping our sports facilities starting with NCS,” said Obua. […]Read More

Obua Vows To Uplift National Sports Federations

Newly appointed Minister of State for Sports Hamson Denis Obua has promised to help all the sports federations affiliated to National Council of Sports (NCS). Obua made the remarks during the acclimatization tour of the NCS Lugogo sports complex on Tuesday. The Minister met NCS’ board member and staff and toured the premises before a […]Read More

Hamson Obua: Inside the New Sports Minister’s Work Plan

New Sports Minister Hamson Obua will be targeting completion of Teryet High Altitude centre. Courtesy photo New State Minister for Sports Hamson Obua has revealed his work plan after he was vetted in at Parliament on Friday. Obua, the Ajuri County MP in Alebtong district, was appointed as the new Sports Minister to replace long […]Read More