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Pool: Kayiranga, Ishimwe through to round of last sixteen

Pool players Vianney Kayiranga and Fauzi Ishimwe emerged top in Rubavu and Musanze in preliminaries of the inaugural National Pool Table Championship to qualify for the last sixteen round scheduled for early June.   Kayiranga booked his ticket to the last 16 round on...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 1:36pm

APR humiliate Amagaju to go top

Monday APR FC 6-0 Amagaju Former league champions,  APR FC beat Amagaju FC 6-0 to retain the top spot in the National Football League in a match played yesterday at Kigali Stadium, Nyamirambo. Strikers Muhadjir Hakizimana, Onesme Twagizimana, Issa Bigirimana and Emmanuel Nzubahimana (...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 12:26pm

AS Kigali face SC Kiyovu as title race enters crucial stage

Today Kiyovu  Vs  AS Kigali  3:30PM Sunday Rayon  1-1  Etincelles Miroplast  0-2  Musanze Gicumbi  0-0  Mukura AZAM Rwanda Premier League leaders AS Kigali will be hoping to collect all points when they face third-placed Kiyovu this afternoon at...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 5:19am

Nshizirungu stars as REG thump APR to win GMT title

Sunday Final Men REG 84-45 APR Third place playoff Patriots 72-68 Espoir APR Basketball Club will have to wait longer to win their first major silverware in years after being walloped by REG on Sunday at Petit Stade in Remera. Rwanda Energy Group (REG) showed no mercy to the military side...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 5:13am

Volleyball: REG eager to retain Rutsindura memorial title

The 2017 Rutsindura Volleyball Memorial Tournament winners, Rwanda Energy Group (REG), will be keen to retain the crown when this year’s edition gets underway on June 23. The two-day tournament is organised every year by Huye-based secondary school Petit Seminaire Virgo Fidelis in memory of...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 5:07am

Rwanda crowned Challenge Trophy champions

Sunday Final Rwanda 32-27 Uganda Third place Ethiopia 29-22 Kenya RWANDA’s junior handball team overcame Uganda 32-27 on Sunday at Namboole Stadium to successfully retain International Handball Federation Africa Zone 5B Challenge title. The Rwandan youngsters hadstruggled to prepare...

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 11:58am

Mashami hails Junior Wasps despite U20 qualifiers exit

Saturday Zambia 1-1 Rwanda (3-1) VINCENT Mashami, the head coach of the national junior men’s football team, has hailed the youngsters for their character and willingness to learn despite a second round exit in the qualifiers for the 2019 Africa U-20 Nations Championship. The Junior Wasps...

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 11:34am

Nyirarukundo, Hitimana strike gold in Kigali Peace Marathon

Sunday Half marathon (21km) Men 1. Noel Hitimana (Rwanda) – 01:16:16 2. Kipkmoi Kipsanga (Kenya) – 01:17:01 3. Moses Kemei Kengeitch (Kenya) – 01:17:13 Women 1. Salome Nyirarukundo (Rwanda) – 01:28:53 2. Esther Chesang Kakuri (Kenya) – 01:32:35 3. Marthe...

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 11:21am

New committee tasked to turn Kigali Golf Club into tourism hub

The Kigali Golf Club assembly has elected executive committee, which will serve for two years. According to Davis Kashaka, who was reelected the club captain, the main task at hand for  the new mandate is to turn the newly inaugurated Kigali Golf Club into a hub for golf tourism on the...

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 9:22am

Mbande vows to turn Police into a force to reckon with

Saturday Police 3-0 Espoir Kirehe 0-2 Sunrise The Newly appointed head coach of Police FC, Albert Joel Mphande, has admitted that competing for the league title is not among his priorities this season. The Zambian tactician was speaking in a post-match interview to Times Sport on Saturday...

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 2:42am

Thousands set for Kigali Peace Marathon today

Today Half Marathon (21km) 7:30am Full Marathon (42km) 8:45am Run for Peace (10km) 8am About 8000 athletes from different parts of the world are expected to flock the streets of Kigali today for the 14th edition of Kigali International Peace Marathon that starts at Amahoro National...

Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 3:54am

Volleyball: Gisagara edge past APR to reach playoffs finals

Saturday Gisagara 3-1 APR Defending champions Gisagara overcame APR in four sets at Gisagara Gymnasium to set a date with Rwanda Energy Group, REG, in the men’s Play-off Games finals. REG became the first team to reach the qualifiers of the best-of-five finals after eliminating University...

Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 3:48am

Junior Wasps out of AFCON qualifiers

The National U20 football team bowed out of qualifiers for the Africa U20 Cup of Nations finals yesterday after they were held to 1-1 draw in Lusaka. Zambia will now face either Burundi or Sudan in the third and final round of qualifiers. The African champions Zambia progressed to with a 3-1...

Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 3:48am

Basketball: REG, APR face-off in GMT final

Today Men Third place playoff Patriots vs Espoir 11am Final REG vs APR 5pm Women Ubumwe vs IPRC-South 3pm There will be no love lost today as league rivals Rwanda Energy Group (REG) and APR lock horns in the final of this year’s Genocide Memorial Tournament at Amahoro indoor...

Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 3:42am

Rwanda Cycling Cup: Uwizeyimana wins Farmers’ Circuit

Elite men & U23 (120km) 1. Bonaventure Uwizeyimana – 3:13:54 2. Gasore Hategeka – 3:14:18 3. Dider Munyaneza – 3:15:18 Juniors (92km) 1. Eric Muhoza – 2:42:53 2. Eric Habimana – 2:43:01 3. Machine Nsabimana – 2:4312 Women (92km) 1. Valentine...

Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 3:36am

Club Benediction optimistic for Farmers’ Circuit triumph

Today Men Elites & U23: Kayonza-Muhanga, 120km Juniors’ Men: Ntunga-Muhanga, 92km Women: Ntunga-Muhanga, 92km After dominating the first race of this year’s Rwanda Cycling Cup two months ago, Club Benediction will be aiming to stretch their lead in today’s Farmers...

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 3:06am

NPC Rwanda launches wheelchair basketball

The National Paralympics Committee (NPC) of Rwanda has launched a new sport – wheelchair basketball for the disabled. The new discipline was launched on Thursday at NPC gymnasium at Petit Stade Amahoro, in Remera. Speaking at the launch, NPC president Jean-Baptiste Murema revealed that it...

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 3:00am

Handball: Rwanda face Kenya in Challenge Trophy semis

Today Rwanda Vs Kenya, 2pm Ethiopia Vs Uganda, 2pm Defending champions Rwanda junior handball team take on Kenya today in a semi-final clash of the ongoing IHF Challenge Trophy tournament in Uganda as the youthful side seeks to retain the regional tournament. In another round of four...

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 2:54am

Peace Marathon 2018 will be bigger and better – Athletics federation

THE upcoming Kigali International Peace Marathon will be bigger, better and more exciting than the previous thirteen editions, Rwanda Athletics Federation – RAF – has assured. The 14th edition of the annual prestigious event takes place on Sunday, May 20. “We have established...

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 2:12am

Why AS Kigali have a chance to claim league title this season

THEY have never won anything major in club history since joining the topflight league 2001, may be apart from the 2013 Peace Cup. But how close are AS Kigali to winning this year’s Azam Rwanda Premier League? For the first time in a long time, we could be witnessing a four-horse title race...

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 2:12am