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Sport And Play under the Game Connect Project

October 7, 2021

As we are all aware these games bring life to these young youth so it instils a sense of playfulness. These youth being at an age that requires a lot of energy, this project has a lot in stock for these young youth. The project’s outcome areas are; Social inclusion, Social Cohesion and psychosocial wellbeing, …

Understanding the Game Connect Life Skills

October 7, 2021

Under the Game Connect Project life skill is a must have, these young youth are given a chance to express themselves as they learn and get to apply what they have learnt in their day-to-day life activities. Life skills are abilities for adaptive and positive behaviour that enable youth to deal effectively with the demands …

WE OFFICIALLY VISITED REFUGEE CAMPS

October 4, 2021

Earlier this month September the Game Connect coordinator Brandon Katura from Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC) together with the coaches’ representatives, kicked off with making visits in the different refugee camps around Kampala The first visit was made to Acholi Quarters in Nakawa Division which was overseen by Youth Sport Uganda were Taekwondo sessions were being …

ONLINE INTERVIEWS CONDUCTED FOR A NEW EQUIP INTERN

August 30, 2021

On the 23rd August, the Commonwealth Games Association of Uganda held and conducted online interviews for the purpose of the selection of a new Equip Intern to take part in the Equip Programme under the Commonwealth Games Federation. The recommended applicants from Makerere University and Kyambogo University were shortlisted and interviewed. The shortlisted applicants included: …

UOC CELEBRATES ONLINE INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY

August 30, 2021

On the 14th August, the Uganda Olympic Committee through the Game Connect Project organized celebrations to mark the international youth day. The Game Connect Project of the Uganda Olympic Committee is currently a project that is focused on improving sport participation of refugees in the various settlement camps in the Republic of Uganda. UOC is …

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA WELCOMES BACK THE TOKYO 2020 OLYMPIC GAMES ATHLETES

August 30, 2021

As the long awaited Tokyo 2020 Olympic games came to an end. History for Team Uganda in the Olympic Games was made. Peruth Chemutai, the 1500M Steeplechase female gold medalist was the first ever Ugandan Female Gold Medalist at the Olympics and only Medal as well. Joshua Cheptegai was Uganda’s most decorated Olympic athlete in …

UOC AT 65 LAUNCHED

August 30, 2021

From the time Uganda Olympic Committee was formed way back in 1950 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1956, the UOC marked 65 in July 2021. On the 2nd July 2021, the President of the Republic of Uganda and the First Lady officially flagged off the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Teams and the Paralympic …

CGAU CONDUCTS ITS FIRST BRIEFING MEETING FOR THE COMMONWEALTH GAMES BIRMINGHAM 2022

August 30, 2021

In preparation for the Birmingham 2022 commonwealth games, the Commonwealth Games Association-Uganda held its first briefing meeting for its member Federations. The meeting was held on the Saturday 26th June 2021, and commenced at 11:00AM as called to order with an opening prayer from Mr. Ganzi Mugula. The main purpose of the meeting was to …

UOC CONDUCTS VIRTUAL OLYMPIC DAY CELEBRATIONS

August 30, 2021

UOC organized virtual Olympic Day Celebrations via Zoom. The celebrations were conducted on the 25th June 2021, from 4:00pm to 5:00pm under the theme Stronger Together. The Chief Guest of the Celebrations was Mr. William lick an IOC Member and the former UOC President. The Panelists were: Mr. Joseph Collins Ssemanda the secretary Marketing Commission, …

MORE PARTNERS JOIN ABSA, LATO MILK AND NCS IN THE TOKYO 2020 OLYMPIC GAMES

August 30, 2021

As Uganda Olympic Committee walks the Journey of Olympic in Tokyo –Japan, other partners join the walk. In addition to the partners that have taken part in the Journey with UOC and Athletes in bid to win more Olympic Medals in the Games, various partner register their contributions. Among these partners are: Uganda Tourism Board …