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

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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

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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

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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??

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Anthony Joshua sensationally beaten by Andy Ruiz Jr at Madison Square Garden

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Andy Ruiz Jr produced one of the biggest shocks in the history of heavyweight boxing to rip Anthony Joshua’s IBF, WBO and WBA world heavyweight titles from him and tear up the division’s proposed plot lines. In a truly remarkable fight at New York’s Madison Square Garden, Ruiz floored Joshua four times en route to a seventh-round stoppage, which stunned this famous arena and handed the Briton his first defeat as a professional. Joshua was a 1-25 favourite with bookmakers, with 22 wins – 21 by knockout – going into…

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Liverpool beat Spurs 2:0 to win Champions League

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Liverpool erased the disappointment of last season’s Champions League final loss by claiming the trophy for the sixth time with victory over Tottenham in Madrid. It was Mohamed Salah, such a disconsolate figure when he was injured early in that loss to Real Madrid, who set Liverpool on their way with a penalty after two minutes when Moussa Sissoko was contentiously punished for handball. In a final that rarely touched the heights of the blockbuster semi-finals that made this an all-Premier League showpiece, Spurs had chances but were denied by…

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Guardiola crowned manager of the year

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Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola edged out Jurgen Klopp to a trophy for the second time in three days as the Catalan claimed the League Managers’ Association manager of the year on Tuesday. Guardiola’s City retained the Premier League title on Sunday, beating Klopp’s Liverpool by a single point at the end of a thrilling title race. Having also won the League Cup earlier in the campaign, Guardiola’s side could complete a first-ever domestic treble in English football when they face Watford in the FA Cup final at Wembley on…

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Liverpool Complete Spectacular Comeback To Reach Champions League Final

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Liverpool completed one of the greatest comebacks in football history, beating Barcelona 4-0 at Anfield and 4-3 on aggregate to reach the Champions League final. Looking to become only the third team in the competition’s history to come back from three goals down after the first leg of a semi-final, Liverpool took an early lead through Divock Origi’s tap in (7) to give Anfield hope, before two goals in two second-half minutes brought them level. Half-time substitute Georginio Wijnaldum first saw his low drive sneak past Marc-Andre ter Stegen (54),…

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Salah to miss today’s Barcelona Clash

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Liverpool will be without top scorer Mohamed Salah for Tuesday’s Champions League semi-final, second leg against Barcelona after manager Jurgen Klopp revealed he was concussed in a 3-2 win at Newcastle. The Egyptian was stretchered off at St James’ Park on Saturday due to a head knock sustained as he challenged Newcastle goalkeeper Martin Dubravka for a high ball. “It’s a concussion so that means he would not even be allowed to play. So that’s it,” said Klopp at his pre-match press conference on Monday. “He feels OK but it…

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