sports tourism

UGANDA’S TOURISM BRAND AMBASSADOR - JOSHUA CHEPTEGEI - NOMINATED FOR LAUREUS WORLD SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD

Kampala, Uganda.  The Uganda Tourism Brand Ambassador Joshua Cheptegei has been nominated for the Laureus World Sports Award for Sportsman of the Year 2020.

The Laureus World Sports Awards is an annual award ceremony honouring individuals and teams from the world of sports along with sporting achievements throughout the year. It was established in 1999 by Laureus Sport for Good Foundation founding patrons Daimler and Richemont.The awards are considered highly prestigious and are frequently referred to as the sporting equivalent of "Oscars".

 

Uganda hosts IAAF World Cross Country Championships 2017 in Kampala

KAMPALA, UGANDA – Uganda is hosting the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 this Sunday 26th March 2017 at the Independence Grounds in Kololo an upscale Kampala suburb.

The local organizing committee has already put in place an official information sharing platform. These are the website iaafkampala2017.org, together with the Twitter, Facebook and Instagram social media accounts.

“We are hosting an international event and we would like to interact with the world,” Ugandan State Minister for Sport and LOC Chairman Charles Bakkabulindi has said.