Joshua Cheptegei finishes sixth at the Diamond League meeting in Florence

Joshua Cheptegei finishes sixth at the Diamond League meeting in Florence

Joshua Cheptegei, the 5000m record holder came sixth at the Diamond League meeting in Florence on Thursday. The 5000m race was worn by 20-year-old Jakob Ingebrigtsen from Norway. Jakob has set a European record of 12min 48.45sec making it the fastest run this year. Cheptegie came sixth at 12:54.69sec. Ugandans are happy that despite not […]

Uganda Tourism Board Unveils Joshua Cheptegei as the New Ambassador

Uganda Tourism Board Unveils Joshua Cheptegei as the New Ambassador

Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) on 10th February 2021  unveiled star athlete Joshua Cheptegei as one of Uganda’s tourism ambassadors. The UTB’s executive officer Lilly Ajarova,  unveiled Cheptegei on function at the Uganda Golf Club in Kampala.   Cheptegei was selected due to his outstanding performances at the international scene where he broke a 16-year-old world […]

Police advisory committee recommend Cheptegei for promotion

Police advisory committee recommend Cheptegei for promotion

The police Advisory Committee (PAC) has recommended that Joshua Cheptegei who broke the world record four times be promoted. Polly Namae, the police Deputy Spokesperson said the PAC commitee has already recommended Cheptegei to be promoted to the post of Assistant Suprintendant of police and are awaiting for the President’s aopproval. “The PAC meeting sat […]

10 powerful quotes by Joshua Cheptegei

10 powerful quotes by Joshua Cheptegei

Joshua Chepetegei a Ugandan and a four times World Record breaker in 2020 has risen from zero to hero. He is a sports man, a father and husband. Here are his 10 powerful quotes to inspire you. “I was able to understand and believe that I am a strong man, and that’s why you can […]

Joshua Cheptegei Breaks Kenenisa Bekele’s 15-Year-Old 10,000M World Record

Joshua Cheptegei Breaks Kenenisa Bekele’s 15-Year-Old 10,000M World Record

Ugandan long-distance runner Joshua Cheptegei has broken Kenenisa Bekele’s 15-year-old 10,000M World Record, lowering it by 6 seconds in Valencia In a period of two months, Cheptegei has broken two long-standing world records the 5,000m in Monaco 14th August 2020and now the 10,000m in Valencia 7th October 2020. Cheptegei, 23, took Bekele’s 5,000 records at […]

Cheptegei set for 10,000 meters today

Cheptegei set for 10,000 meters today

Joshua Cheptegei the recent winner of the August 2020 Monaco Diamond League meet 5000 meters which saw him set a new world record of 12:35.36, breaking Kenenisa Bekele’s 16-year-old world record of 12:37.35 set in Hengelo is set for a 10,000 meters run today at 10: 30 PM.   The race is set to take place at […]

MTN Uganda Rewards Joshua Cheptegei for an Outstanding Performance at the Monaco Diamond League

MTN Uganda Rewards Joshua Cheptegei for an Outstanding Performance at the Monaco Diamond League

Today 24th September 2020, MTN Uganda has rewarded Ugandan long-distance runner Joshua Cheptegei a cash prize of UGX 123, 536,000. MTN rewarded  Cheptegei with UGX. 123,536,000 and 12GB of data, 35 Voice minutes, and 36 SMS every month for twelve months, all symbolic of the new world record time of 12:35.36. Joshua Cheptegei set a new […]