• August 5, 2020

Tags : Olympics

Lauren Mayer: Cameroon Could Have Beaten Arsenal’s Invincibles

Lauren Mayer. Former defender Lauren Bisan Etame Mayer has said that the 2000 Cameroon team would have beaten Arsenal’s invincibles. Mayer was an integral figure for the vintage Cameroon team that won both the 2000 AFCON and Olympics gold medal, and the Arsenal side that went the whole 2003-4 season unbeaten in the Premier League. […]Read More

American To Play For Nigeria At Olympics

Nigerian basketball team will have NBA star and Brooklyn Nets point guard Spencer Dinwiddie on their roster at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The player has already acquired a Nigerian passport to represent D’Tigers at the Olympics. Dinwiddie was born in Los Angeles and played college basketball at the University of Colorado. Rules permit a national […]Read More

Postponing Olympics Gives Me More Time To Prepare – Shadir

Uganda bombers captain Shadir Musa Bwogi has said that the postponement of Olympics will give him more time to prepare for the most prestigious sports event. The Tokyo 2020 Olympic games were on Wednesday postponed until next year due to the coronavirus pandemic. They were to take place on 24 July but have been pushed […]Read More

Optimistic Uganda Hosts ANOCA Executive Committee Meeting

ANOCA Executive Committee Meets In Kampala Uganda is optimistic that hosting the 55th ordinary session of the Executive Committee of the Association of National Olympic Committee of Africa (ANOCA), will open more doors. The meeting got underway on Saturday, March 7 2019 at Sheraton Hotel, Kampala. The opening ceremony was graced by State Minister for […]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

Bombers Captain Shadir Musa Qualifies For Olympics

Shadir Musa Bwogi after qualifying for the Olympics. UBF photo Uganda Bombers captain Shadir Musa Bwogi has qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. He is the only Ugandan, out of the 13 boxers to earn the ticket via the Africa Boxing Championship in Dakar, Senegal. He qualified on Saturday 29th February when he defeated Lartey […]Read More

Four Bombers Seek To Keep Olympics Dream Alive

Uganda’s national boxing team, the Bombers, will continue to hunt for Olympics slots and keep their slim hopes alive. Only four boxers out of the record number of boxers to represent Uganda at any event – 13 – that travelled to Dakar Tokyo 2020 Olympics qualifiers still have a chance. Nine of the 13 Ugandan […]Read More

Boxing: Finals For National Olympics Trials Set

All is set for the Boxing Finals of the National Olympics trials, Uganda Boxing Federation has revealed. The much anticipated bouts have been forwarded to January 5, not January 12 as earlier communicated. These, will held at the MTN Indoor Arena in Lugogo. Also read: Over 190 Boxers to battle in National Olympics trials The […]Read More

26 Boxers Reach Finals Of Olympic Qualifiers

Of the over 200 boxers who registered, only 26 are still standing but only 13 slots available to represent Uganda at the African games which will be a route to the Olympics. Boxing: All Set For National Olympics Qualifiers The Africa games will be held in February 2020 in Dakar Senegal. On Friday, December 20, […]Read More

Boxing: 44-Year Old Storms Semifinals of Olympics Qualifiers

Badru Nyombi started to Boxing way back in 1998 as a light Middleweight Boxer but the 44 year has never got a chance to qualify for Olympics games. During his 21 years-boxing career, Nyombi is most remembered for being light Middle national champion between 1999-2003 defeating Zebra Ssenyange on defferent occasions. The most recent mark […]Read More

Over 190 Boxers To Battle In National Olympic Trials

Over 190 Boxers, including professionals, to battle in National Olympic trials scheduled to start on Monday 16th-23rd this month at Lugogo after the Weigh-in and medical clearance. Though there is a huge turn up, there are only 13 slots to compete for, that is eight slots (represent 8 weight categories) for men and five slots […]Read More