Sports

Ugandans to watch at the Rio Olympics

By: [email protected] Uganda is scheduled to compete at the 2016 summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016. This is the 15th time Uganda is participating in the famous summer event; 1956, 1960, 1964, 1968, 1972, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, and 2012. The only time Uganda […]

JMC Hippos in Partnership with Fulham football club

By: [email protected] Ahead of the new UPL 2016/17, JMS Hippos is boasted massively after entering in a partnership deal with English championship side Fulham football club. This was revealed by Jinja town’s newly elected mayor, His lordship Majid Batambuze. He delivered three full sets of jerseys donated to the club by English championship side Fulham […]

Geofrey Massa completes Baroka move

By:[email protected] Uganda Cranes skipper Geoffrey Massa has joined newly promoted ABSA Premier League side Baroka FC from Bloemfontein Celtic. The 30-year-old has put pen-to-paper on a one-year deal with the option of extending his stay in Limpopo by a further two years basing on how he will perform according to club CEO Morgan Mamilla. Massa […]

Jacob Kiplimo wins Uganda’s 1st U20 medal in Poland

By: [email protected] Step aside Boniface Kiprop, Stephen Kiprotich and Joshua Cheptegei, Uganda has a new athletics star in Jacob Kiplimo who just won 10,000m bronze at the World Junior Athletics Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland. At only 16 years old, Kiplimo has already inked his name in history as the youngest ever Ugandan to qualify for […]

Here is your weekend sports

By: [email protected] Planning your weekend? Add some sporting action to that with LinkmeUg’s sports weekend list. Local events Badminton league (vcc) Ntinda Fri 01/07/2016 18:10              Akampurira Mark -Atuha Arthur Fri 01/07/2016 18:10 Jjemba Enock Mpwanyi Samuel Fri 01/07/2016 18:10 Kaggwa Peter-Were Julius Fri 01/07/2016 18:10 Ndugutse Godson-Kamugisha Cliff Fri […]

Maradona calls on messi not to retire

By: [email protected] Argentine legend Diego Maradona says Lionel Messi must go back on his decision to quit international football. The five-time World Player of the Year called it quits following his country’s COPA America Final defeat to Chile  in a match in which he missed a penalty in the shootout Maradona feels the decision was […]

Ugandan duo Matovu, Bukenya released by S.A kaizer chiefs

Soweto based Kaizer Chiefs have terminated contracts  of Uganda duo Sula Matovu and Ivan Bukenya to allow the players to move on. The two players were put up for transfer at the end of last month when the club decided on a mass clearance of players who are not in their plans anymore. Bobby Motaung, the […]

Weekend sports with Don Muganga

By: [email protected] Local events Badminton league @ CVV NTINDA JUNE 25, 2016 Kigozi Curthbert (KU) vs Jovan (UCU) Shamim Banji (NDEJJE) vs Nakalyango Aisha (NDEJJE) Muganga Isaac (KU) vs Steven (MUBS)  Basketball JUNE 25, 2016 Men Power vs UCI canons (YMCA) Ladies A1challege vs KCCA (YMCA) EURO 2016 KNOCK OUT PHASE Match 1: Switzerland v Poland […]

FIFA to meet gov’t over FUFA-NCS standoff

By: [email protected]  LinkmeUg sports has learnt that FUFA is set to invite FIFA for the meeting with government in a bid to resolve the stand off between FUFA and NCS. This was a resolution in a closed door meeting held by Minister of State for Sports Charles Bakkabulindi,  his team comprising Omara Apita, the commissioner […]