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International Sport

Xavi’s ten commandments delivered to Barcelona players after taking charge

Xavi has directed that his stars must train with the same passion as they play - anyone who fails to reach that target is likely to fall out of favour quickly.

Salah writes history as Liverpool humiliate Man United at Old Trafford

Liverpool thrashed Manchester United 0-5 on Sunday leaving fans and their under-pressure manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer humiliated and stunned.

Harry Kane steers England into Euro 2020 final

Harry Kane put away the rebound after Kasper Schmeichel saved his extra-time penalty to take England past Denmark and into the final of UEFA EURO 2020.

Euro 2020: Italy reach final after seeing off Spain

After failing to even qualify for the FIFA World Cup in 2018, the Azzurri have made giant steps in returning to the European football elite.

Court sends footballer to jail for 10 years over rape, attempted rape

CCTV footage gathered during the police investigations showed him going into female toilets, where he carried out his attacks. 

Yaya Toure officially starts career in coaching

Ivorian Yaya Toure has officially joined the coaching staff of Ukrainian club FC Olimpik Donetsk.

Ronaldo becomes overall top scorer in world football

Of his 760 official goals, as recorded by Opta, a whopping 450 came during his nine-year spell at Real, while he netted 118 for Manchester United, 102 for his country Portugal, 85 for current club Juve and five at Sporting Lisbon.

Senegalese world cup hero Diop dies at 42

He was the Lions’ top scorer at the tournament, and would end his international career with 65 caps, having featured at four Africa Cup of Nations tournaments, including when Senegal were defeated finalists in 2002.

F1 car bursts in flames, driver miraculously survives

Veteran F1 driver Romain Grosjean was lucky to survive one of the worst crashes in years after his Haas car burst into...

World mourns Diego Maradona’s death

Players, fans and politicians express sorrow at Argentinian’s death, recall his legendary, thrilling style that left an indelible mark on football history.

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Venezuelan drug trafficker among 79 prisoners pardoned by president Museveni

Venezuelan Doralys Rodriguez Fagundez was listed amongst other 78 male and female Ugandan nationals -now released- from about 15 separate prisons across the country.   

Doctors ask for Kampala- Entebbe express highway toll fees waiver

This, UMA says once waived off, will ease their movement while attending to emergencies.

Museveni finally signs NSSF bill into law

President Yoweri Museveni has finally signed the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Amendment Bill 2021 into law.

Ugandan novelist Kakwenza set to appear in court over abuse of first family

Earlier on Monday, Kakwenza's lawyer Eron Kiiza said his client was leading the operatives to his home search but looked tortured and was urinating blood.

South Africans bid farewell to Archbishop Desmond Tutu

The requiem mass is taking place at Cape Town's St. George's Cathedral where, for years, Tutu used the pulpit to rail against a brutal white minority regime.

Nigeria’s preps for Afcon 2021 hit by withdrawal of key players

Strikers Emmanuel Dennis and Victor Osimhen are among the players to be missed by the Super Eagles in Cameroon.

Museveni fully opens up economy

Several Ugandans especially those involved in the night economy had consistently complained about the prolonged economy-lockdown which had lasted for close to two years.

CAF announces new Afcon broadcast partners

The TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon 2021 is scheduled for 9 January 2022 until 6 February 2022, and the opening match will be played on Sunday 9 January 2022 at the newly-built Olembe Stadium in Yaoundé.

Uganda eject South Africa out of FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup qualifiers

Uganda will face either Ghana or Zambia in the fourth round of the qualifies.