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Olympafrica centre wins regional futbolnet cup

August 2, 2017

The National Olympic Committee of Rwanda, together with the Olympafrica International Foundation hosted the above event in Rwanda and Uganda was invited to take 15 Athletes and 1 Official. The purpose of the event always is to develop the youth and children into future Olympians who value sport, friendship and fair play without necessarily losing …

Women National retreat for diversity in sport

August 2, 2017

The Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC) under the Gender diversity in sport Commission held the national retreat for diversity in sport on the 7th – 9th July, 2017 at Kisubi Seminary Beach. UOC is committed to creating an inclusive and gender equality sporting community in Uganda. The efforts are only concentrated on empowering women to assume …

UOC holds 2nd graduation ceremony for SAC & ASMC

August 2, 2017

Uganda Olympic Committee in conjuction with Olympic Solidarity held its 2nd Graduation Ceremony on 1st July 2017 at its headquarters in Lugogo. The ceremony was presided over by the Uganda Olympic Committee President Mr. William Blick, accompanied by the General Secretary Dr. Donald Rukare.  The ceremony that started at 8:00am and ended at 11:00am had …

IOC/ACP 2017 Kampala

August 2, 2017

On 20th July 2017, the Uganda Olympic Committee organized the IOC Athletes’ Career Programme (ACP). With collaboration from Adecco Group and the UOC Athletes’ Commission, the workshop was able to host 38 participants from different sports like netball, para-swimming, swimming, football, basketball, handball, equestrian, badminton to mention but a few. The IOC instructor and former …

SAC Kiryandongo

August 1, 2017

The UOC Capacity Building department made history as we had the first ever IOC certified Sports Administrators’ Course (SAC) taught to the refugees in the Kiryandongo settlement camp in eastern Uganda. Programme Directors Mr. Lawrence Kavuma and Mr. George Wagogo were in charge of this activity that was also shared with the celebrations of the …

Kiplimo captures Uganda’s first world cross gold – IAAF World Championships Kampala 2017

July 5, 2017

Uganda’s Jacob Kiplimo produced a performance of a lifetime to win gold in the men’s U20 race at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017, the country’s first ever gold medal at a World Cross. The world U20 10,000m bronze medallist last year, Kiplimo came into the race as the host country’s best chance …