President Yoweri Museveni has told the government to pay 2018 Commonwealth double gold medallist Joshua Cheptegei the arrears owed to him from the IAAF world junior gold medal that the athlete earned in 2014. The president, who treated Uganda's team from the Gold Coast Games to a luncheon in Entebbe, also said that other medallists from that period would have their dues paid.
Parliament Honours Commonwealth Games Medallists, Asks for Adequate Funding
Monitor, 24 April 2018
Parliament has honoured national athletes for raising Uganda's flag high in the 21st Commonwealth Games, held on Gold Coast, Austria. Read more »
IGP Okoth Ochola Promotes Police's Commonwealth Gold Medalists
Independent (Kampala), 21 April 2018
The Inspector General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola on Friday promoted the team of eleven Uganda police athletes that represented Uganda at the Gold Coast Commonwealth games in… Read more »
President Yoweri Museveni and First Lady Janet Museveni, who is also the minister of Education and Sports, with Uganda’s representatives to the Commonwealth games after a luncheon at State House Entebbe on April 22, 2018.
Museveni Promises to Build Houses for Gold Medallists Cheptegei, Chesang
Monitor, 23 April 2018
President Museveni has pledged a house for the 2018 Commonwealth gold medallists Joshua Cheptegei and Stella Chesang. Read more »
Govt to Pay Cheptegei's Arrears
President Museveni has told government to pay 2018 Commonwealth double gold medallist Joshua Cheptegei arrears accrued from his IAAF world junior gold medal of 2014. Read more »
President Yoweri Museveni congratulates Joshua Cheptegei on his double gold during the Gold Coast Games. Photo by Isaac Kezaala
Cheptegei's Father Unhappy
Independent (Kampala), 20 April 2018
The father of Uganda's double gold medal winner at the just ended Commonwealth Games has expressed his unhappiness on how the government treats family and friends of medal winners. Read more »
Retired Sprinter Kamoga Hopes Museveni Fulfills Latest Promise
Davis Kamoga is one of Uganda's least recognised athletics medallists. Read more »
Fulfil Promises to Our Sportsmen and Women
The impressive performance of Team Uganda in the just concluded Commonwealth Games in Australia ended in a luncheon with President Museveni at State House Entebbe on Sunday. Read more »
The Daily Monitor's Mark Namanya assesses his country's performance at the Commonwealth Games in Australia. Read more »
Joshua Cheptegei won two gold medals for his country, first in the men's 5,000M and now the 10,000M events - the second man to achieve this feat at the games. Who's laughing now, ... Read more »
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