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  1. Stephen Kiprotich halts Kenya's world championships marathon stre...

    Olympic champion Stephen Kiprotich became the first non-Kenyan since 2005 to win the men's marathon gold medal at the world championships.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2013
  2. "Far From Home" -- the true-life story of Ugandan snowboarder Bro...

    Colin Whyte

    From Uganda to America, "Far From Home" tells the story of Brolin Mawejje, who beat all odds to pursue a dream of becoming a doctor and an Olympic snowboarder

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2013
  3. 17 Eritrean players apply for asylum in Uganda

    Associated Press

    A Ugandan government official says 17 Eritrean soccer players and a team doctor have applied for political asylum after going missing during a regional tournament.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2012
  4. 2012 London Olympics -- Stephen Kiprotich of Uganda wins men's ma...

    For Stephen Kiprotich, being a relative unknown had an advantage: When the Ugandan runner joined the leaders late in the Olympic marathon, no one really paid that much attention.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2012
  5. Swimming in Uganda: It's not so easy

    Jim Caple

    LONDON - U.S. swimmers undoubtedly have put in countless hours and miles of training for their Olympic success. But at least they have sponsors who pay for their swimsuits. "I bought this for $400," Ugandan swimmer Ganzi Mugula said, slapping h...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  6. Ugandan Olympic official says committee dispute resolved

    A Ugandan Olympic official says a dispute that threatened the country's participation at the London Games has been resolved.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2012
  7. Uganda's women step into the ring

    Nicole Dreon

    Our writer journeyed to East Africa to meet an unlikely group practicing the sweet science.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2011
  8. Ugandan officials injured in car accident at Commonwealth Games

    A Ugandan diplomat says three of the country's officials were injured when their car hit a road barrier while entering the Commonwealth Games village.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2010
  9. FIFA disagrees with WADA on doping bans

    FIFA disagrees with the World Anti-Doping Agency over automatic two-year bans for first-time doping offenders, referring the dispute to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

    Story | Conversation | November 22, 2005
  10. Holy Moses: Edwin sets world record, wins gold

    Larry Schwartz

    Edwin Moses wins a gold medal and sets a world record (47.64 seconds) in the 400-meter hurdles at the Olympics in Montreal.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 20, 2001