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Kiplimo Braced For Valencia Half Marathon

Uganda’s long distance sensational, Jacob Kiplimo is set to compete in Valencia Half Marathon this weekend (December 6) with his major goal of running faster time than his previous World performance. Kiplimo in October won the World Half Marathon clocking 58:49 in Gdynia, Poland. However, athletics pundits predict new World...

All Set For Weekend National Mountain Championships

The National Mountain Running Championships is set for November 28 in the hills of Kapchorwa to determine the 2020 champions. Battle lines are already drawn between contenders and arch-rivals, Prisons, Police and Arua Clubs for national titles. The Kapchorwa event climaxes the 2020 season which had only four national competitions...

Four Ugandan Athletes To Compete At Delhi Marathon

Four Ugandan distance runners have been added to the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon men’s field due November 29, 2020 in India. The Ugandans who will compete in the 16th edition of this World Athletics Gold Label race include Stephen Kissa, Victor Kiplangat, Mathew Chekwurui and Abel Sikowo. Kissa and Kiplangat...

Kiplimo, Chemutai Shine At NBC Tanzania Marathon

Uganda's Philip Kiplimo and Doreen Chemutai were triumphant on Sunday at the NBC Tanzania Marathon. Kiplimo won the Men's marathon in a time of 2:17:26 to fend off resistance from Tanzania Hamis Misai (2:17:35) and Kenya's Stanley Kipchirchir (2:19:13). Kiplimo bags Sh5.6m (3.5m TZ currency) for winning the 42.2km race....

Five Ugandan Athletes Off For Tanzania Marathon

The Uganda Athletics Federation (UAF) has cleared five athletes to compete in the NBC Tanzania Marathon due November 22, 2020. The race will take place in Dodoma, attracting many athletes from various countries. The Ugandan Contingent left on Thursday by road ahead of Sunday's event. Uganda will field three runners...

Uganda Athletics Federation Launch Olympic Games Program

Uganda Athletics Federation has launched the Olympic Games program as 2020 competition season concludes November 28 with the National Mountain Running Championships in Kapchorwa. The launched 2021 Program that leads to the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games kick starts with the 1st Track and Field Trials slated for January 23...
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World Half Marathon: Uganda’s Prize Money Revealed

How Uganda Performed:*Jacob Kiplimo (1st) - $30,000*Joshua Cheptegei (4th) - $7000*Uganda Men (3rd) - $9000*Uganda Women (4th) - $7500 Uganda athletes will take home a combined Sh199m following their heroics at the Saturday's 2020 World Half Marathon in Gdynia Poland. Teenager Jacob Kiplimo won the men's title in a championship...
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Jacob Kiplimo Wins World Half Marathon In Poland

Uganda's Jacob Kiplimo has won the 2020 World Half Marathon in Gdynia, Poland. The teenager finished in a time of 58:49 but debuting pre race favourite and compatriot Joshua Cheptegei finished fourth, just outside the medal bracket. Kiplimo sets the new Championship record which was held by Geoffrey Kamworor who...

World Half Marathon: Team Uganda Flies Out

Uganda Athletics FederationSmarting from setting a new 10,000m World Record in Valencia, Joshua Cheptegei now leads Team Uganda’s onslaught for top honours at the World Half Marathon Championships. The World Athletics Half Marathon Championship Gdynia 2020, is due October 17, 2020 in the northern Polish Baltic coast city, Poland. The...

Athletics: Uganda’s Chelangat to compete in Hengelo

Ugandan long distance runner Sarah Chelangat departs to Netherland tonight to compete in her second international race of the 2020 season. The 20-year old athlete is scheduled to compete in the 5000m Hengelo Meeting due October 10, 2020 in Hengelo. She departs tonight 11.00pm and flies back home on October...

Cheptegei Doesn’t Need My Advice – Bekele

Legendary long distance runner Kenenisa Bekele says that he doesn't need to offer Joshua Cheptegei any guidance as the Ugandan prepares to break his 10000m World Record. On October 7 in Valencia, Cheptegei will be going for Bekele's 10,000m world record which has stood for 15 years - The Ethiopian...

Nanyondo Set For Continental Tour In Nairobi As Chelimo Opts Out

After the Doha Diamond League, Winnie Nanyondo now turns to Nairobi World Athletics Continental Tour where she has been invited to compete in 1500m race on October 3, 2020. Uganda’s Oscar Chelimo who was earlier entered for 5,000m event has meanwhile opted out on account of unfitness. The number of...

Athletics: Uganda Names Team Of Six To Compete In Kenya

Uganda has confirmed a national team of six runners to compete at Nairobi World Athletics Continental Tour Gold due October 3, 2020. The Uganda team comprise ), men - Abel Sikowo (3000mSC), Oscar Chelimo (5000m), Samuel Kibet (5000m) and women- Leni Shida (200m/400m), Peruth Chemutai (3000mSC) and Sarah Chelangat (5000m)....

Nakaayi Tips Nanyondo Ahead Of Doha Showdown

Halimah Nakaayi has tipped her training partner and close friend Winnie Nanyondo ahead of the final meeting of this year's Wanda Diamond League. Nanyondo, set for the 800m, is the only Ugandan athlete competing on Friday in Doha. After a year past, Nanyondo returns at the venue where she finished...

Diamond League: Winnie Nanyondo Braced For Doha

Winnie Nanyondo has been listed for the final showdown of the 2020 Wanda Diamond League this Friday at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar. Nanyondo will take part in the Women's 800m. The middle distance runner returns in Doha after a year where she finished fourth last year at...
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Jacob Kiplimo Wins 5000m in Ostrava After Two-Year Absence

Uganda's long distance runner Jacob Kiplimo has defied odds to win the 5000m race at the Golden Spike meeting in Ostrava, Czech Republic. Kiplimo, 19-year old, outpaced favourite Seleman Barega of Ethiopia to win after finishing at 12:48.63 on his return to track. Barega finished third with 12:49.08 while Italy's...
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