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‘The tie is not over’: Klopp backs Liverpool to recover from Bayern draw

Jurgen Klopp insists Liverpool are still firmly in contention for a place in the Champions League quarter-finals despite their dour 0-0 draw against Bayern Munich on Tuesday. Klopp’s side were frustrated by a disciplined Bayern display in the last-16 first leg at Anfield. The usually free-scoring Reds now face a daunting task in the second […]

Neymar ‘cried for two days’ after new foot injury

Neymar “cried for two days” after injuring his right foot for a second time in January, he told Brazilian television according to an excerpt of an interview broadcast on Tuesday. The 27-year-old Paris Saint-Germain star recognized that damaging the same metatarsal he hurt in February 2018, necessitating an operation, was serious. “It’s more complicated. The […]

Pacquiao tells son: ‘You don’t need to box’

Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao said Wednesday he has urged his eldest son to stay out of the ring after the 19-year-old’s forays into fighting made young man’s mother cry. Pacquiao, the only fighter to win world titles in eight different weight divisions, said he and his wife have even made a point not to have […]

Cubs enter residential training ahead of the AFCON U17 finals to take place in Tanzania

A 30-man squad headed by first assistant coach Jackson Kaddu Magera yesterday morning set off for a 10-day residential training at Njeru technical center. After the 10-day residential training, the squad will be reduced to 23 who will set off for international friendlies where they will play teams from Europe and Africa for an international […]

Tactician Isabirye returns to Nyamityobora Football Club

It is official! Alex ‘Trezguet’ Musongola Isabirye has dumped FUFA big league out fit Kyetume FC for top tier side Nyamityobora. The former Uganda Cranes international resigned his job at Kyetume moments after guiding them to the Stanbic Uganda Cup quarter finals, following a 1-0 away win over Kitara at Kigaya on Sunday. Nyamityobora who […]

Kobs hosts Heathens in battle of Titians

By Julius Senyimba Uganda rugby fraternity is split into two. This is a result of tomorrow’s game involving the two most successful clubs on the land; the blue army, the Betway Kobs up against green army, the Hima Cement Heathens at Legends Rugby Club. At exactly 4:30pm, the rivalry will be renewed as the two […]

Kobs hosts Heathens in battle of Titians

By Julius Senyimba Uganda rugby fraternity is split into two. This is a result of tomorrow’s game involving the two most successful clubs on the land; the blue army, the Betway Kobs up against green army, the Hima Cement Heathens at Legends Rugby Club. At exactly 4:30pm, the rivalry will be renewed as the two […]

Big league giants Wakiso out to eject top tier side Tooro United from Uganda Cup

With the Startimes Uganda premier league on a break until next week, attention has shifted to the Uganda Cup which continues tomorrow with the round of 16. In the first game at this stage, big league out fit Wakiso Giants will host top tier side Tooro united at the Bugembe stadium in Jinja where the […]

KCCA FC go six points clear as Express get back to winning ways

RITAH TUGUMISIRIZE KCCA FC yesterday went six points clear on the Star times premier league table after edging BUL FC 2-0 in match day 19 at Lugogo. Second half goals from Patrick Kaddu and Sulaiman Mike Mutyaba were enough to hand the 12 times league champions the victory that sent them six points clear of […]

When one federation wants 66% of the sports budget

JJAGWE ROBERT The National Council of Sports (NCS) has 45 Sports Federations (or Associations) that it has to cater for throughout the year. To be honest some of these federations are performing better than others. Some are more active than others and realistically some are “bigger” than others. I think some people do not like […]