The administrators note that with the continued closure of schools, several individuals will lose their talents since there is no platform where to display their abilities in different sporting disciplines.
During an era when African women participation in athletics was in its prevalently nascent and amateur stages, young Ayaa became a big name amongst African women track stars. Ayaa became the first Ugandan woman to win a Commonwealth Games' medal.
According to the sports officers from Kabarole, Kyenjojo, Kamwenge and Bundibugyo districts, the poor funding for sports is hindering the development of sports in the region. The officers who met in Fort Portal on Monday to work out a plan to improve sports in the region, unanimously agreed to petition the respective district councils to increase the funding for sports activities in the next financial year.
More than 40 players on Tuesday reported to the womenâ€™s team, the Crested Cranesâ€™ training session at Wankulukuku Stadium as they prepare to battle DR Congo in the qualifiers for the 8th Africa Womenâ€™s Football Championships.
Apuwai Football Club in Tororo on New Yearâ€™s day emerged the Champions of Angura Memorial Football Tournament after beating Web Football Club 5-4 on Spot-kicks in a hotly contested final played at Asinge Primary School Sports ground.
Fresh from winning the ComputerPoint Open title, Uganda\'s top women\'s badminton star Shamim Bangi added more silverware to he expanding cupboard after lifting the women\'s singles title at the Kisumu Invitational Open that ended in Kisumu, Kenya last night.