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Rwandair sinks Frw1.7 millions into Ruggers’ trip

Castle Cup Tourney June 26-30 BY BONNIE MUGABE...

Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 12:00am

Real performers: please stand up

The new season of English premiership gets under on Saturday, 11 August 2007. In this issue of Saturday Sport get the season long fixture plus the prediction of who may take the day come may. Those expected to drop and the net busters expected to beat the keepers. Its official Real Madrid is the...

Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 12:00am

Corporate sponsorship would do

Emma Nsekanabo Corporate sponsorship is one of the many means that companies openly take their services or products to the consumers. Advertising is the most frequently used marketing tool and speaks to a consumer in a direct way. It announces the availability of a product and creates an...

Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 12:00am

Is Becks just lucky or a workaholic?

BY GEORGE KAGAME As you read Real Madrid are the crowned Spanish La liga champions thanks to the infamous “black brief case” theory. And to an extent a group of players who had a point to prove to a sceptical world. First among them is David Beckham, a man that has not only made sports become...

Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 12:00am

With foreign-legion donning the national colours, where are we heading?

It’s quite shocking to find that the current Amavubi Stars’ team is regarded as the second national team of DR Congo. The main reason towards this kind of ‘abuse’ is the failure of the national soccer governing body, Ferwafa to give a chance to Rwandan-born soccer players to feature for their...

Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 12:00am

Isn’t Africa an enemy of its own?

KIM KAMASA It’s some times not clear why some people get so much carried away with other people’s affairs at the expense of their own. A case in point is ‘the soccer fanatics on the African continent’. Allow me refer to Rwanda, many locals here have an unbreakable bond with foreign soccer...

Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 12:00am

Volleyball summons sixteen

BY KIM KAMASA Sixteen players have been summoned for residential training as the national volleyball teams starts preparations for the Nations Cup slated for September in Pretoria, South Africa. According to the team assistant coach who also doubles as federation technical director Emmanuel...

Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 12:00am

Military league rolls on today

The first ever national military soccer league enters its third day when different brigades honour their fixtures today. Today’s action sees most of Kigali-based teams travel away from home. The climax of the day sees Group one leaders the Republican Guard travel to Nyamata to face the 401...

Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 12:00am

Rwandair flies Ruterana

Rwanda’s national carrier Rwandair Express, stuck to its earlier promise yesterday when it flew Emmanuel Ruterana to Uganda where he is expected to take part in this year’s Crane Bank Open Golf tournament. On joining the sport’s professional ranks early this year, Rwandair’s Chief Executive...

Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 12:00am

Cecafa plans women challenge

BY BONNIE MUGABE Women’s football is set to be incorporated into the Council of East and Central Africa Football Associations (Cecafa) programmes starting next year. The National soccer governing body, Ferwafa Chief executive Officer, Jules Kalisa has revealed to TimeSport. The regional...

Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 12:00am

Rwanda thumps DRC

* As FRVB honours World Refugee Day BY JULIUS MBARAGA Taking full advantage of a large home crowd at Amahoro Indoor Stadium, the National Volleyball team humbled D.R.Congo with a 3-1 set victory to win this year’s World Refugee Day (WRD) top prize . The game was the highlight of the...

Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 12:00am

Commonwealth preparations on

BY BONNIE MUGABE The National soccer team, Amavubi Stars is due to start intensive training ahead of the inaugural Commonwealth Challenge Cup, the country’s soccer governing body, Ferwafa has confirmed. The tournament will be staged in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania from June 29-July 15. Ferwafa vice...

Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 12:00am

NPC sends two for Bujumbura event

BY TIMOTHY MUVUNYI The National Paralympics Committee will send two athletes to gauge themselves against their Burundian counterpart this weekend as part of the athletes’ preparations for the July 11-23 All Africa Games. The Paralympics team head coach Eric Karasira confirmed that the two...

Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 12:00am

Hagenimana returns

BY JULIUS MBARAGA The country’s number one tennis player Eric Hagenimana returns in the country next week ahead of the All Africa Games competition that runs from July 11-23 in the Algerian capital, Algiers. According to the Rwanda Tennis Federation technical director Thierry Ntwali, the 22-...

Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 12:00am

Atraco in camp

BY BONNIE MUGABE Atraco Fc have entered residential camp ahead of Saturday’s Amahoro Cup semifinal clash with Kibuye at Amahoro stadium. Pushing for their first silverware since joining topflight division last year, the taxi-men side went into residential camp yesterday with double training...

Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 12:00am

Ruterana invited for Crane Bank Open

BY JULIUS MBARAGA Emmanuel Ruterana has been invited to take part in this year’s Crane Bank Open Golf tournament that tees off this Saturday at Kitante Golf Club in Kampala, Uganda. According to the Ugandan media, the two day-event open to professional golfers within the region has US$3000 at...

Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 12:00am

Games’ team named

BY HAMZA NKUUTU...

Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 12:00am

Upcoming Kagame Cup team profiles

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Friday, June 15, 2007 - 12:00am

CAF errs once again

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Friday, June 15, 2007 - 12:00am

APR win again

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Friday, June 15, 2007 - 12:00am