Sports

Rwanda takes bold step to become a cycling powerhouse

Rwanda Cycling Federation (FERWACY) says that the country will soon become a continental cycling powerhouse, following a government decision to waive the 25 per cent levy that is currently  imposed on imported sports bicycles. While presenting the Rwf2.4 trillion budget for the 2018/2019...

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 11:42pm

Magnell tips new riders to rise to the occasion to keep Tour du Rwanda title

The national cycling team (Team Rwanda) head coach Sterling Magnell has urged budding riders who will participate in the forthcoming 10th Tour du Rwanda, to step up and rise to the occasion if the country is to keep the title for a fifth time running. Magnell made the remarks in an exclusive...

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 11:12pm

APR, AS Kigali win as title race enters critical stage

Monday AS Kigali            2-0      Police Miroplast          0-2      APR Marines          ...

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 10:59pm

Davis Cup: Rwanda face Nigeria in Pool A opener

Today Rwanda        Vs       Nigeria Thursday Rwanda         Vs      Benin Saturday Rwanda         Vs   ...

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 10:56pm

Handball: Police beat APR to retain GMT title

Sunday Finals Men Police 29-26 APR Women APEGA 29-26 ES Kirambo Police handball club have won the annual Genocide Memorial Tournament for a record third time in a row after defeating archrivals APR over the weekend. Police successfully defended the memorial title after beating APR 29-26...

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 10:49pm

Bayisenge joins USM Alger preps ahead of Rayon tie

Rwandan international Emery Bayisenge has started training with his new Algerian club, USM Alger, ahead of the CAF Confederation Cup tie against Rayon Sports next month. The 24-year old Bayisenge signed a three-year contract with the Algerian giants from Morocco’s Jeunesse Sportive El...

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 10:45pm

Athletics: Nyirarukundo, Hitimana win Bugesera 20k race

Men 1. Noel Hitimana – 58:25 2. James Sugira – 58:28 3. Felicien Muhitira – 58:46   Women 1. Salome Nyirarukundo – 1:10:21 2. Marthe Yankurije – 1:10:32 3. Beathe Ishimwe – 1:16:32   SALOME Nyiarukundo and Noel Hitimana put on a stunning...

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 5:58pm

RNOSC elects Sharangabo as new General Secretary

Alex Sharangabo was elected by Rwanda National Olympic and Sports Committee (RNOSC) as the organization’s new Secretary General on Saturday at Lemigo Hotel in Kigali. The retired middle distance runner who contested unopposed was unanimously voted with a total of 36 votes – replacing...

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 3:03pm

Gisagara, RRA retain volleyball league titles

Saturday Men’s finals, Game 2 Gisagara 3-0 REG Third place Women’s finals, Game 2 RRA 3-2 APR Gisagara men volleyball club and Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) in women’s category, have retained titles of the national volleyball championship. Gisagara beat Rwanda Energy...

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 2:42pm

Rayon to appoint new coach, goalie Bakame fired

Rayon Sports are set to announce Brazilian Roberto Luiz Bianchi Pelliser as new coach, to replace Ivan Minneart who has been demoted to the junior team. Times Sport has learned. According to a reliable source, the Brazilian tactician will be landing at Kigali International Airport today for final...

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 10:39am

AS Kabuye win Div2 women football league title

AS Kabuye Women Football Club were on Sunday crowned champions of the 2018 Second Division Women Football League. AS Kabuye WFC defeated Rwamagana Women Football Club 3-1 in the final game of the season, which was played at Kigali Stadium. The women outfit finished the season unbeaten as they won...

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 10:36am

Intare, AS Muhanga earn promotion to topflight league

Saturday Semi-finals, second leg Intare 2-1 Pepieniere As Muhanga 1-1 Sorwathe   INTARE FC and AS Muhanga have been promoted to the topflight division following their respective wins in semi-finals of second tier playoffs on Saturday. Intare defeated Pepiniere FC 2-1 in the return leg of...

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 3:10am

Ngali wins Madaraka Day golf tournament

Juma Ngali returned the best overall score net score of 70 to win the fourth edition of the annual Madaraka Day golf tournament on Saturday at Kigali Golf Club in Nyarutarama. The one-day tournament attracted a total 75 amateur golfers competing in five categories; three categories under men...

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 3:08am

FIBA Africa Zone V: U18 boys’ team off to a perfect start

Sunday Rwanda 86-44 Sudan The national U18 boys’ basketball team got off to a winning start at the FIBA Africa Zone V Championship on Sunday, thumping Sudan 86-44 in their opening game on Sunday at Taifa Indoor Stadium in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Youngsters Thierry Nkundwa and Emile...

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 1:35am

AS Kigali face Police in a must-win clash

Today AS Kigali        vs         Police Miroplast       vs        APR Rayon             ...

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 1:26am

APR midfielder Hakizimana calls for focus as title race enters final stretch

APR midfielder Muhadjiri Hakizimana has appealed to teammates to put more pressure on their Azam Rwanda Premier League (ARPL) title rivals with a victory over Miroplast on Tuesday. The attacking midfielder made the rallying call in a post-match interview with Sunday Sport after inspiring APR to a...

Sunday, June 17, 2018 - 12:43am

19 drivers for Huye Rally 2018

Nineteen Rally Drivers have registered to vie for championship points when the 2018 Huye Rally gets underway on the weekend of June 23-24 in Huye District, Southern Province. The 35th edition of the annual motosport event is the second round of the National Rally Championship, which is comprised...

Sunday, June 17, 2018 - 12:32am

Tennis: Gatete, Onya crowned GMT winners

Saturday Finals Men H. Gatete 2-1 D. Habiyambere (6-1, 1-6, 6-4) Women Nancy Onya 2-0 M. Ingabire (6-0, 6-2) HAMISI Gatete of Rwanda and DR Congo’s Nancy Onya in were crowned winners of this year’s Genocide Memorial Tennis Tournament on Saturday afternoon at Amahoro Stadium. The...

Sunday, June 17, 2018 - 12:27am

FERWACY confirms dates for the maiden 2.1 Tour du Rwanda

2019 Tour du Rwanda (2.1) February 24-March 3 Effective 2019, Tour du Rwanda will be upgraded from 2.2 to 2.1 category of the International Cycling Union (UCI) Africa Tour, becoming the first race on the continent to get upgraded. It will be the second event on the UCI Africa Tour calendar after...

Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 2:05pm

Hakizimana scores twice as APR down Rayon to go three points clear atop

Friday APR 2-1 Rayon Sports Gicumbi 2-0 Musanze Kirehe 1-0 AS Kigali Sunrise 1-1 Mukura Police 0-0 Marines Espoir  1-0 Amagaju Miloplast 0-0 Etincelles Bugesera 0-0 SC Kiyovu MUHADJIRI Hakizimana netted a brace as APR overcame Rayon Sports in a 2-1 victory on Friday at Amahoro...

Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 2:01pm