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Manchester United Star Marcus Rashford gets honorary doctorate from University of Manchester

Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford receives Doctorate from University of Manchester

BBC | Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford will become the youngest person to receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Manchester for his campaign against child poverty.

Rashford, 22, campaigned for the government to allow about 1.3 million children to claim free school meal vouchers in England’s summer holidays.

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Serena Williams Withdraws From Australian Open

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Serena Williams

Serena Williams won’t be defending her Australian Open title after SHE withdrew from the first grand slam of the 2018 season, saying she needs “more time” after giving birth last year.

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Serena Williams Regains Number One Ranking After Australian Open 2017 Win

“Congratulations, Serena on number 23,” said Venus, who at 36 is the oldest Australian Open finalist in the Open era.

Serena Williams beat sister, Venus in straight sets to win her seventh Australian Open and an Open-era record 23rd Grand Slam singles title.

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Why Bebe Cool’s Tribute Hits Two Birds With One Stone

As an ambassador of our National Team, The Uganda Cranes, Bebe Cool wrote a very beautiful tribute to the team, hailing everybody that was part of its long awaited qualification into the AFCON games.

But now that the moment of truth has come – Uganda not having been able to go past the group stages, soccer lovers in Uganda should retrieve Bebe Cool’s hearty Vote of thanks to football stakeholders and see that it took team work. Continue reading Why Bebe Cool’s Tribute Hits Two Birds With One Stone

Uganda’s Dennis Onyango Crowned King Of African Football At The GLO CAF AWARDS

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2016 GLO CAF Awards

On Thursday, January 5, 2017, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) celebrated the best players on the continent in an event that was also poised to commemorate 25 years of rewarding African soccer talent.

Algerian striker, Riyadh Mahrez was crowned the 2016 African Player of the Year, having collected 361 of the votes in total.

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2016 Hottest Topics: Serena Williams Dropped To Number 2 World Ranking But Got Herself Betrothed To Reddit Tycoon

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The tennis star and the social media co-founder got engaged in Rome, where they first met.

Serena Williams last year used the social media platform Reddit to announce that she had gotten engaged to its co-founder, Alexis Ohanian.

According to BBC, the tennis star made the announcement in the form of a poem.

She said he took her to Rome, where they first met, to propose to her – and she said yes.

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The 2017 Africa Cup Of Nations Is Imminent & Uganda, At 65th FIFA Ranking Is The Most Highly-Ranked…

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Uganda Cranes Supporters chanting slogans

It is exactly 16 days to the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, known as the Total Africa Cup of Nations, Gabon 2017. It is scheduled to be the 31st edition of the Africa Cup of Nations.

The draw for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations tournament, made on Wednesday, October 19 and the fixtures were downright stunning: Continue reading The 2017 Africa Cup Of Nations Is Imminent & Uganda, At 65th FIFA Ranking Is The Most Highly-Ranked…

Usain Bolt Is Not Only Good At Sprinting; He’s Twice As Much At Choosing Women

The nine-time Olympic gold medal-winning sprinter, Usain Bolt is not only good on the sprinting field, he also has got taste and. . . her name is Kasi Bennett. Continue reading Usain Bolt Is Not Only Good At Sprinting; He’s Twice As Much At Choosing Women

Veteran Journalist Patrick Luwandagga Dies At 61

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RIP: Andrew Patrick Luwandagga

UBC Spokesperson, Rafsanjan Abbey Tatya confirmed the news of his death this morning describing it as a great blow to the company and Uganda’s sports fraternity Continue reading Veteran Journalist Patrick Luwandagga Dies At 61

Wenger Discloses Mystery Behind Walcott’s Outstanding Resurgence

Ahead of Wednesday’s Champions League clash with Ludogorets, the Arsenal FC Manager has given his thoughts on his winger’s recent form.

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Theo Walcott

Goal.com reports that Theo Walcott’s impressive form in front of goal for Arsenal can be put down to the forward playing with more freedom, according to Arsene Wenger Continue reading Wenger Discloses Mystery Behind Walcott’s Outstanding Resurgence