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U.S. Mixed 4x400m Team Disqualified, Uganda Makes Track History on Day 2

NBCBayArea 30 Jul 2021
As track and field continues on Friday morning, the first medal event takes place with the men’s 10,000m. U.S ... U.S. Disqualified in Mixed 4x400m ... Uganda Makes History in Men's 10,000m ... But, the story of the race was Uganda's Joshua Cheptegei and Jacob Kiplimo, who finished in second and third and won Uganda's first medals in this event at the Olympics ... .

A night of firsts as athletics finally underway at 2020 Olympics

The Irish Times 30 Jul 2021
Even with countless tales already written into the long annals of Games history there may never be another night of so many firsts, ... Incredible to see - Barega’s final km of 2.25 also the fastest in Olympic history, enough to hold off race favourite Joshua Cheptegei of Uganda.

10 of football's weirdest initiation ceremonies

FourFourTwo 29 Jul 2021
Despotic Idi Amin ruled Uganda during the 1970s and was one of the most brutal leaders in history, with human rights groups estimating that between 100,000 and 500,000 people were killed by him. So how did Uganda players decide to welcome newly-capped stars?.

Record-breaker Cheptegei eyes 10000m gold

Supersport 28 Jul 2021
"If I win gold in the 10u00a0000m I would still be grateful."</p>Cheptegei broke Kenenisa Bekele's 15-year-old 10u00a0000m record in Valencia with a time of 26.11.00, trimming more than six seconds off the Ethiopian's mark.</p>The 2019 world ...

Olympics-Athletics-Record-breaker Cheptegei eyes 10,000m gold

Yahoo Daily News 28 Jul 2021
The youngest Olympian in Uganda's history when he ran the 5,000 heats in Rio as a 15-year old, Kiplimo has proved his pedigree this year with a world leading performance in Ostrava, Czech Republic, clocking a time of 26.33.93, the seventh fastest ever recorded.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Russia lucky to have 10 athletes, says Sebastian Coe

Gulf News 28 Jul 2021
Uganda’s reigning ... The youngest Olympian in Uganda’s history when he ran the 5,000 heats in Rio as a 15-year old, Kiplimo has proved his pedigree this year with a world leading performance in Ostrava, Czech Republic, clocking a time of 26.33.93, the seventh fastest ever recorded.

Draft of draconian anti-LGBTQ bill in Ghana leaked

Washington Blade 28 Jul 2021
It is a combination of bills from Russia, Uganda, Nigeria and other places where the WCF been ... The World Conference of Families has supported efforts that have further criminalized LGBTQ identity and activity in Russia, Lithuania, Nigeria and Uganda. “ has a long history of ...

Ugandan rower with Irish roots set to make history in Tokyo

RTE 22 Jul 2021
Kathleen Noble, the daughter of Irish missionaries, will make history on Friday as she competes for Uganda in the same Women's Single Sculls heat as Sanita Puspure at the Tokyo Games. Noble grew up in Uganda after her parents Gerry ...

Three horse race to join the 1922 executive

The Spectator 17 Jul 2021
There are just four days left before the Commons rises for recess but there's still time for one last election ... Ministers, whips and paid vice chairmen of the party do not participate in voting ... – Pauline Latham, 73 ... Prior to entering Parliament she had a long history in local government and led social action projects in Uganda ... – Nus Ghani, 48 ... .

Highlights of foreign congratulatory messages on CPC's 100th founding anniversary (59) 12 Jul 2021
Yoweri Museveni, chairman of the National Resistance Movement and president of Uganda, noted that no other country in human history has been able to lift hundreds of millions of people out of absolute poverty in such a short period of time like China ... Enditem .

Struggling toward a dream of the American experiment

Leavenworth Times 09 Jul 2021
Are we harmed by knowing that American history is rife with mistreatment of minorities and immigrants? Do you believe that Germany and Uganda and other countries with dark histories shouldn’t encourage their youth to learn from the mistakes of the past? How else do we mature as human beings and live together in harmony and peace?.

Embracing the Batwa - Hard Lessons in Inclusivity

All Africa 06 Jul 2021
History has not been kind to the Batwa, the minority community of the Great Lakes region. Whether in Uganda, Rwanda, DR Congo or Burundi, old or young, their misery is deep and shared, like a culture ....

Contrasting Amin, Obote and Museveni Cabinets

All Africa 05 Jul 2021
Recently, President Museveni named a Cabinet of 80 ministers, the biggest in Uganda's history, as he starts his new term. We look back at Uganda's previous Cabinets ....

The Latest: Russia reports highest virus death toll of 2021

Olean Times Herald 26 Jun 2021
— As virus surges in Uganda, hospitals accused of profiteering ... LGBTQ history before Stonewall ... KAMPALA, Uganda — Virus cases are surging in Uganda, making scarce hospital beds even more expensive ... Uganda is among African countries seeing a dramatic rise in the number of infections amid a severe vaccine shortage.

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing - June 22, 2021

Anadolu Agency 22 Jun 2021
Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic and other news in Turkey and around the world.&nbsp; ... For the first time in its political history, Uganda got a woman vice president and prime minister Monday ... Russia said Monday that there is no reason to remove the US from its list of unfriendly states. .