Author: Namwanja Peter

EAST AFRICA NEWS
Villa Park demolished to pave way for Kampala Flyover

Villa Park, the home to one of Uganda’s most successful football teams, Sports Club Villa has been demolished to pave way for the construction of the Kampala Flyover project. According to the UNRA media manager, Allan Ssempebwa, Villa Park is one of the structures to be razed down to pave way for the project. “The […]

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EAST AFRICA NEWS
Another Fire Base crew member knocked by speeding vehicle while on a motorcycle

As the country, especially Bobi Wine supporters are trying to get to terms with the death of one of their colleagues, Ziggy Wine, another Fire Base crew member has been knocked by a speeding vehicle. “According to eyewitnesses, Tumwesigye and Mugisha(Babuman) were riding on a motorcycle and a double cabin vehicle came from behind and […]

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cycling
Downhill mountain bike World Championship: Britain’s Rachel Atherton unable to defend title

Britain’s Rachel Atherton will not defend her downhill mountain bike World Championship title in Canada after suffering an Achilles injury. Tahnee Seagrave has returned from injury as the only Briton in the elite women’s race, while Danny Hart will ride in the elite men’s race. Two-time world champion Hart is one of seven men selected […]

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athletics
Christian Coleman under investigation for three alleged missed drugs tests

American sprinter Christian Coleman is under investigation over concerns he may have missed three drugs tests, BBC Sport has been told. He is alleged to have had three possible failures under the ‘whereabouts’ system in the last year. Coleman is understood to be contesting at least one of those cases. Neither athletics’ governing body the […]

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golf
FedEx Cup: Rory McIlroy contends at Tour Championship as Justin Thomas sees lead cut

Rory McIlroy carded a superb round of 66 to move within one shot of the lead at the season-ending Tour Championship. McIlroy, 30, raised a concern with the scoring system but went on to shoot four birdies in a four-under-par round. He moved to nine under par overall, a shot behind co-leaders Justin Thomas, Brooks Koepka and […]

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cricket
The Hundred: Lack of English coaches ‘disgraceful’ – Michael Vaughan

The lack of English coaches in the new 100-ball competition that will start in the UK next year is “disgraceful”, says former England captain Michael Vaughan. It has been reported that the three remaining spots will all also be taken by coaches from overseas. Vaughan said it shows a “lack of respect” to the domestic […]

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Serie A
Maurizio Sarri: Recuperating Juventus boss to miss two games

Former Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri will sit out Juventus’ next two league games after receiving treatment for pneumonia. He has undergone further tests and will not be in the dugout for Serie A matches against Parma and Napoli. Tests “showed good clinical improvement”, a club statement said. The veteran Italian joined Chelsea from Napoli in July 2018 […]

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Premier League
Vincent Kompany: Anderlecht boss gives up managerial duties on match days

Anderlecht’s Vincent Kompany is to relinquish his managerial duties on match days in order to concentrate on playing. But Anderlecht has taken only two points from their first four league games – their worst start for 21 years. Kompany will now be captain, while head coach Simon Davies will be in charge of tactical changes […]

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Premier League
Junior Agogo: Ex-Ghana, Nottingham Forest and Bristol Rovers striker dies aged 40

Former Ghana, Nottingham Forest, and Bristol Rovers striker Junior Agogo have died at the age of 40. He finished his career at Hibernian in 2012 has also had spells in the United States, Cyprus, and Egypt. Agogo suffered a stroke in 2015 and struggled with his speech afterward, telling a BBC Four documentary in 2017 he felt […]

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Life style
Cabin crew secrets: Ex BA Flight attendant reveals shocking reality of working in a plane

But what is it really like to work as a flight attendant? A former British Airways cabin manager has spilled the beans. Cabin crew looks after plane passengers on flights, do safety demonstrations and serve food. However, there’s much more to the job of a flight attendant than many people might realize. What’s it really […]

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