Ugandan team returns from the 2018 Youth Olympic Games.

  The Ugandan Team that represented the country in the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina returned home safely after scooping a number of medals. Sarah Chelangat won two gold medals in 3,000m race and in the Cross Country respectively while Oscar Chelimo also bagged a bronze medal when he came third in a time of 11:28 in the men’s Cross Country. Uganda’s team: Oscar Chelimo, Sarah Chelangat, Ester Yego Chekwemoi (athletics), Hamdad Lutaaya (weightlifting), Grace Ndagire (rowing). var hupso_url_t=”http://ugandapronto.com/2018/10/22/ugandan-team-returns-from-the-2018-youth-olympic-games/”;var hupso_title_t=”Ugandan team returns from the 2018 Youth Olympic Games.”;

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Uganda wins World University Netball championship

Uganda and South Africa locked horns yesterday in the Fisu World University Netball Championships that started at Makerere University arena early this week and Uganda emerged champions. Uganda edged the Spar Proteas 44-43 in the final minutes of the tension packed final at Makerere University’s new indoor facility and towering goal shooter Mary Nuba was the day’s heroine as she made the decisive shot that gave Uganda the title South Africa were downcast as they surrendered the title they won in the second edition of the biennial championship in 2016.…

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Crested Cranes win bronze in Cosafa tournament

Crested Cranes captain Tracy Jones Akiror deservedly got the goal that won Uganda bronze at the Cosafa Women Championship that climax tomorrow. Uganda rode their luck for the majority of the third place off where they beat Zambia 1-0 on a windy afternoon at the Isaac Wolfson Stadium in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Despite being on the back foot for the opening stages, Uganda managed to create a few chances in the first half. One of those fell to 15-year-old striker Juliet Nalukenge in the 32nd minute. However, she was…

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Chelsea boss worried ahead of new EPL season

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has forecast a difficult start to life in the Premier League, warning fans they may have to wait months before his ‘Sarri-ball’ approach takes effect. Sarri was appointed as Antonio Conte’s replacement at Chelsea four weeks ago, with the 59-year-old taking on his first managerial role outside Italy. The former Napoli boss will take charge of his first Premier League game at Huddersfield today Saturday, with Chelsea welcoming Arsenal to Stamford Bridge a week later. var hupso_url_t=”http://ugandapronto.com/2018/08/11/chelsea-boss-worried-ahead-of-new-epl-season/”;var hupso_title_t=”Chelsea boss worried ahead of new EPL season”;

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I want to play for Inter Milan

Luka Modric remains determined to push through a move to Inter Milan, according to Sky in Italy. The player reiterated his desire to join the Nerazzurri again on Friday but Real Madrid president Florentino Perez remains determined to keep him. Sky in Italy report that Real are trying to arrange a personal meeting with Modric, who continues to train with the team ahead of the UEFA Super Cup final against Atletico Madrid next Wednesday. var hupso_url_t=”http://ugandapronto.com/2018/08/11/i-want-to-play-for-inter-milan/”;var hupso_title_t=”I want to play for Inter Milan”;

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Tottenham Hotspur: Son Heung-min & Erik Lamela sign new contracts

Tottenham have agreed new long-term contracts with forwards Son Heung-min and Erik Lamela. South Korea international, Son, 26, has signed a new five-year deal until 2023 while Argentine Lamela, 26, has penned a four-year extension until 2022. Son joined Spurs from Bayer Leverkusen in 2015, and has scored 47 goals in 140 appearances for the north London side. Lamela, arrived from AS Roma in 2013 and has registered 23 goals in 154 games for the club. Son who scored twice during this summer’s World Cup, including one in South Korea’s…

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Everton close to agreeing deal worth up to £50m for Watford forward

Everton are close to signing Watford’s Brazilian forward Richarlison in a deal that could eventually be worth £50m. He signed a five-year deal with the Hornets in August 2017, arriving from Fluminense for £11.5m after starring in the Under-20 World Cup. Everton boss Marco Silva was part of the management team that brought Richarlison to Vicarage Road. The 21-year-old scored five goals in his first 12 Premier League games before his form faded. Everton’s current record signing is Gylfi Sigurdsson, who joined from Swansea in August 2017 for £45m. Richarlison…

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Croatia knock out Russia on penalties to reach World Cup semis

Russia’s remarkable World Cup run ended in a heart-breaking quarter-final defeat on penalties as Croatia bounced back from a late extra-time equaliser to set up a last-four meeting with England. Defender Mario Fernandes, who had brought his side level through a header in the 115th-minute, missed what proved to be the decisive spot-kick, with Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic making no mistake as he ended the hosts’ remarkable run at this tournament. Immediately after his penalty went in Rakitic was mobbed by his team-mates – in repeat scenes of Croatia’s last-16…

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England beat Sweden to reach World cup semis

England reached the World Cup semi-final for the first time since Italia 90 as Harry Maguire and Dele Alli struck either side of the interval to beat Sweden in Samara. Gareth Southgate’s side will now face Croatia in Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium on Wednesday after overcoming a stubborn Sweden challenge in this quarter-final, with help from a magnificent display by goalkeeper Jordan Pickford. Maguire, outstanding once more, broke the deadlock on the half-hour when another England set-piece bore fruit – Leicester City’s powerful defender flashing a header past Sweden keeper Robin…

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Russia smash Saudi Arabia in World Cup opener

World Cup hosts Russia kicked off their Group A campaign in style with a 5-0 win over Saudi Arabia on Thursday. No host team has lost a World Cup opening match and Russia kept up that tradition with goals from Yury Gazinsky (12), Denis Cheryshev (43, 90+1), Artem Dzyuba (71) and Aleksandr Golovin (90+3). It leaves Stanislav Cherchesov’s men with confidence ahead of testing fixtures against Egypt and Uruguay as they aim to uphold the record of hosts at major international tournaments – 20 of 21 host teams have progressed…

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