Arsenal sack Unai Emery, Ljungberg takes over as caretaker


Arsenal have sacked head coach Unai Emery after the club’s worst run of results since 1992. Arsenal are without a win in their last seven matches following Thursday’s 2-1 defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League. The Gunners have won only four of their 13 Premier League games this season and are now eighth, eight points adrift of the Champions League places. Emery was appointed head coach at Arsenal in 2018 on a two-year deal, succeeding Arsene Wenger after his 22 years in charge of the club. However, the…

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Rajiv Ruparelia wins Day One MOSAC Rally Today in Kapeeka. He amused crowds with his master Air pins

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  Like we have always told you, Rajiv Ruparelia is not a joking subject in the field of motorsport. Rajiv has proved his fans that he didn’t join the sport by accident. The young energetic lad has competed in three Autocross events this season and today he has emerged winner of the day one MOSAC Rally in Kapeeka.                                                         RESULTS FOR DAY ONE KAPEEKA MOSAC RALLY The skills and speed while racing in the “DOUBLE TROUBLE” beast have left many fans yearning for more from Rajiv Ruparelia. Today he proved…

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StarTimes Kampala Kids Run to be held on 8th December 2019

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The launch of StarTimes Kampala Kids Run 2019 took place at Kampala Parents School on Thursday, 3rd October 2019 under the theme “Safe Drinking Water in Primary Schools”. According to the organisers of the event, about 51 per cent of Ugandans lack access to safe water and 82 per cent do not even have access to improved sanitation facilities with children in primary schools also affected. It’s for this reason that Non-Government Organization (NGO), Kampala Kids Run partnered with StarTimes for the sixth edition of the run that is now…

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Rajiv Ruparelia wins Kalangala rally


Rajiv Ruparelia won the fifth round of the autocross/enduro championship held in Kalangala on Saturday, October 26, 2019. This follows the club rally championship (CRC) he won in hoima recently. The budding rally ace [Rajiv with Enoch Olinga as co-driver] won in a time of 4:56 ahead of Andy Musoke’s 5:13. Saturday Results The duo’s fine debut season is not only the talk in town but continues to attract a growing fan base including Rajiv’s dad, property mogul, Sudhir Ruparelia. Speaking after the race, Sudhir Ruparelia said that, “In sports,…

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Rajiv Ruparelia wins Club Rally Championship in Hoima

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Budding Rally driver, Rajiv Ruparelia won the third stage of Total Kabalega Hoima rally 2019 beating 39 competitors who took part in the race. Rajiv finished the event in a time 01:09:37 and making a big statement that he is there to stay. The clubman rally championship category serves as the springboard for the main event. In the main rally, Arthur Blick Jr emerged winner of the Total Kabalega Rally, during a rain drenched race that had its fair share of thrills and fun. Blick Jr us now 30 points…

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Victoria University offers free First Aid training to Motor Sports rally Drivers and Co-Drivers in Uganda


Victoria  conducted the ever first Free First Aid Training to Motor Sports rally drivers and co-drivers on 10th -Oct-19October 2019. The training took place at Victoria Towers where the University is housed. The training was aimed at reducing to the barest minimum injuries and accidents in driving especially during racing. Uganda Motor sports rally drivers and co-drivers, students and staff of various Universities were in attendance. The training’s theory had a section and a hands on skill training in the well and fully equipped Nursing skills laboratory of Victoria University.…

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Victoria University to equip rally drivers with first aid skills


Victoria University has pledged to offer free first aid skills to rally drivers ahead of the Total Kabalega Rally that will be held in Hoima between 17 and 20 October, 2019. The pledge to support the rally fraternity was made when sport officials visited the university to discuss the details of the growing working relationship. Speaking to Daily Inspector Uganda,  the University Vice Chancellor Assoc. Prof. Krishna N Sharma said that the university has designed a four hour short course training that will be offered to rally drivers and their…

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URA will not tax Nakaayi’s sh220m prize money


Citing Section 21 (ab) of the Income Tax Act, URA said, “an award received by a sports person as a reward from winning or participating in a sports competition is exempt from tax.” Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) will not levy any tax on Halimah Nakaayi’s $60,000 (about sh220m) prize money after she won a gold medal in 800m final at the World Championships in Doha. Citing Section 21 (ab) of the Income Tax Act, URA said, “an award received by a sportsperson as a reward from winning or participating in…

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Is Sports Club Villa back to winning??


SC Villa first went top of the StarTimes Uganda Premier League (SUPL) table on Thursday, when Fufa’s Competitions Disciplinary Panel (CDP) awarded them three points and as many goals after Proline did not turn up for the duo’s clash last Saturday. They celebrated that with a 1-0 victory over traditional rivals Express the following day to stretch the lead at the top by three over Wakiso Giants to seven points. Ambrose Kirya was the man of the moment, powerfully heading in Derrick Ndahiro’s cross on 73 minutes. Villa enjoyed a…

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Qatar unveils the 2022 FIFA World Cup logo


Qatar unveiled the 2022 FIFA World Cup logo on Tuesday. It was revealed to the public at 20:22 local time. The design resembles the silhouette of the famous trophy awarded to the winner, with a shape of a famous traditional Emirate scarf, also used in many countries in the region. It also echoes the number eight, referring to the eight stadia that will host the 2022 tournament. Hassan Farahat, a local resident originally from Lebanon said of the event: “My children were born and raised here. We have been here…

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Rajiv graduates to National Rally Championship, he gives motorsport industry rejuvenation and increased fan base


Just few months after joining the motorsport, Rajiv Ruparelia has proved his fans that he didn’t join the sport by accident. Rajiv joined the sport in May this year and after only three months he has done wonders. He has competed in three Autocross events this season which is the entry level to active racing and he has finished in the top positions which is a requirement to graduate to National Rally Championship. From the time of unveiling his beast “DOUBLE TROUBLE” up to now, Rajiv has secured himself a…

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Pukki’s hat trick gives Norwich City 3 points against Newcastle


Teemu Pukki admitted he “wouldn’t have even dreamt of a day like this” after his impressive hat-trick gave Norwich City their first win back in the Premier League against a laboured Newcastle United. The 29-year-old’s previously unremarkable career took in spells at Schalke, Celtic and Brondby before he hit 29 goals for Norwich as they won the Championship last season. He scored in the 4-1 defeat at Liverpool last week but he oozed Premier League quality with three fine finishes in his side’s first Premier League game back at Carrow…

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Liverpool secures 11th successive top-flight victory while at Southampton


Liverpool beat Southampton to secure an 11th successive top-flight victory and equal their best-ever Premier League winning run – despite a late blunder by goalkeeper Adrian. With the European champions leading 2-0, Liverpool’s number two keeper – starting in place of the injured Alisson – cleared the ball against the shin of substitute Danny Ings to gift the Saints striker a goal against his former club. Sadio Mane had given Liverpool the lead at the end of the first-half with a delicious arrowed finish from the edge of the penalty…

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FUFA, Desabre end contract by mutual consent


On the 6th of July 2019, both FUFA and  National Team Head coach of the Uganda Cranes Mr. Desabre Sebastien Serge Louis mutually agreed to terminate the contract between the two parties. The reasons for termination of the employment contract are for the benefit and growth of both parties. FUFA recognises the contribution by Mr. Desabre for the improvement of the sporting and professional organisation of the Uganda Cranes inclusive of qualification to the AFCON 2019 Finals and also to the Round of 16. Mr. Desabre is grateful to the…

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We do not owe Uganda Cranes any money- FUFA


National soccer team Uganda Tuesday did not undergo training despite a training programme released by the technical team. The players were protesting their ‘unpaid’ bonuses amounting to Sh22 million ($6,000) for beating DRC and drawing with Zimbabwe. However the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) says they already paid the accrued amounts to each player. Read FUFA statement below On the 2nd July 2019, The Uganda Cranes did not undergo training after players opted not to despite a training programme released by the technical team. FUFA has since engaged the…

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Things fall apart as Makubuya is axed from Buganda Kingdom operations


Buganda kingdom monarch his Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi has fired city lawyer Apollo Makubuya from position of being his personal attorney. Kabaka Mutebi has since replaced Makubuya with Omukungu John Kitenda, a loyal subject at Mengo. As Kabaka’s attorney, Makubuya had powers to sign legal documents including land titles on behalf of the Kabaka. However, this comes shortly after Makubuya was fired from his position as Third Deputy Katikkiro, a position in which he was expected to work with others to deliver Federo to Buganda, although Mengo felt disappointed with…

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Arsenal Footaball Star Ozil Gets Married In Istanbul Turkey With President Erdogan As Best Man


The German star footballer of Turkish origin, who fell out of fans’ favour after his bleak performance in the Europa League final, has prompted a new controversy. Mesut Ozil, who quit the national team following a backlash over a photo-op with the Turkish president, widely criticised in Germany for his domestic policies, invited him to his wedding. Arsenal footballer Mesut Ozil has married his long-time girlfriend, former Miss Turkey Amine Gulse, at a luxury hotel in Istanbul. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his wife Emine were the posh ceremony’s honorary guests

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