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NCS/UOC INVITATION TO AN ONLINE ENGAGEMENT ON ‘Wellness and Health in Sports: During and Post COVID-19’

‪National Council of Sports in conjunction with Uganda Olympic Committee invites member National Sports Associations/ Federations (N/As) and their Athletes to an online engagement on ‘Wellness and Health in Sports: During and Post COVID-19’‬

‪Date: Saturday, 23 May 2020‬
‪Time: 11am-12:30pm‬

‪Zoom Logins will be communicated to N/As ‬

‪DO NOT MISS‬

PRESS RELEASE: NCS Interactive Online Meeting with National Sports Associations/Federations held on Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Today, Tuesday May 12th 2020, the National Council of Sports (NCS) held its first interactive online meeting with its member associations and federations amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The meeting chaired by NCS chairman Dr. Don Rukare was addressed by the State Minister for Sports Hon. Hamson Denis Obua and the General Secretary Dr. Benard Patrick Ogwel. Also, council members attended

Associations’ representatives were given an opportunity to raise their concerns, suggestions and questions, most of which got satisfying responses from the General Secretary.

SUSPENSION OF ALL SPORTS ACTIVITIES DUE TO THE THREAT OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

In light of the viral spread of the novel COVID-19/ Coronovirus pandemic affecting countries around the globe and confirmation of a case in Uganda, the government of Uganda has suspended all public events, sports inclusive for a period of 32 days in order to contain and manage the spread of the life threatening pandemic starting 18th March 2020.

NCS CONVENES 2ND NATIONAL FORUM OF SPORTS ASSOCIATIONS

Heads of 51 National Sports Associations convened on Wednesday, 22nd January 2020 at National Council of Sports (NCS) for the 2nd National Forum of Sports Associations. The Forum was chaired by the new Minister of State for Sports Honorable Denis Hamison Obua and in attendance were officials of Ministry of Education and Sports, Department of Physical Education and Sports, Uganda Olympic Committee, Board and Staff of National Council of Sports and media persons.

MINISTER OF SPORTS, HON. DENIS HAMISON OBUA MEETS NCS STAFF AND BOARD AS HE TAKES LEADERSHIP OF SPORTS MINISTRY

The new Minister of State for Sports, Honorable Denis Hamison Obua was on Friday 17th January 2020 handed over the Ministry office and on his second day in office, the Minister has started his official duties with a visit to National Council of Sports where he has met members of staff, Top Management, the Council (Board) and also took an inspection tour of the NCS Lugogo Complex. Also in attendance were officials of the Ministry of Education and Sports and media.

WEEK REVIEW: UGANDA CURRENTLY TOPS IN OMAN, CECAFA TOURNAMENTS AND MORE SPORTS EVENTS HAPPENING OVER THE WEEKEND

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Uganda currently tops the table standings at the ICC Cricket World Cup Challenge League B happening in Muscat, Oman after securing 3 straight wins against Jersey, Kenya and Bermuda. Uganda will now set out for a fourth win against Italy on Monday 09th December 2019 and the last match shall be against Hong Kong on Wednesday 11th December 2019.

CRICKET CRANES OFF TO OMAN FOR THE ICC MENS WORLD CUP CHALLENGE LEAGUE B

The National Cricket Men's Team, the Cricket Cranes have embarked on a qualification campaign to the 2023 International Cricket World Cup to be hosted in India.

Today, the National Council of Sports Assistant General Secretary, Mr. David Katende flagged off a 23 delegation to Muscat Oman for the ICC Men’s World Cup challenge League B slated from the 30th November to 13th December 2019 with the goal of emerging at the top after a three series legs in order to progress to the next qualification round. Uganda is pooled in Group B with Kenya, Jersey, Bermuda, Italy, and Hong Kong.

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