Sports

Tennis: Rwanda lose to Nigeria in Davis Cup opener

Rwandan tennis players lost to their Nigeria counterparts 3-0 in their Group A opening matches on Tuesday at the ongoing Davis Cup Africa Zone Group III Tennis Championship underway in Kenya. The multi-category tournament started on Saturday and will through June 24 at Nairobi Tennis Club. It was...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 11:50pm

Sitting Volleyball: Rwanda drawn in Group A at Word Champs

Group stages Group A: Canada, Netherlands, Croatia and Rwanda Group B: America, Russia, Japan and Hungary Group C: China, Iran, Slovakia and Italy Group D: Brazil, Ukraine, Finland and Egypt The national women’s sitting volleyball team has been drawn in Group A at the forthcoming IPC...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 11:38pm

Tour du Rwanda 2018: Safety, anti-doping remain top priority

RWANDA Cycling Federation, (Ferwacy) president, Aimable Bayingana, has stressed that safety of cyclists and the fight against the use performance-enhancing drugs remains top priority at this year’s edition of Tour of Rwanda come August 5-12. “In order to keep our race clean, we shall...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 11:35pm

It’s not over yet, says Nshimiyimana

AS Kigali head ccoach Eric Nshimiyimana has fired a warning to rivals APR that his side still in the Azam Rwanda Premier League title race and, won’t give up until the last league game. During an exclusive interview with Times Sport on Tuesday, the veteran midfielder also urged his players...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 11:21pm

FIFA WORLD CUP: Senegal punish Polish errors for first African win

SENEGAL deservedly defeated Poland in a game of few chances on Tuesday night at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow to claim the first win by an African team at the World Cup - although there was a hint of controversy about their second goal. M'Baye Niang sprinted back on to the field of play after...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 8:54pm

Roberto Oliveira: Rayon Sports appoint the Brazilian as head coach

Rwandan champions Rayon Sports have appointed Brazilian Roberto Oliveira Goncalves do Carmo as their new first-team head coach, replacing Ivan Minneart who is set to be assigned as the club’s football academy coach. The 57-year old signed a one-year contract on Tuesday morning before driving...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 4:11pm

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...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 3:54pm

FIBA Africa Zone V: U18 boys maintain perfect start as girls get off to a positive note

Tuesday Girls Tanzania vs Rwanda 9am Boys Rwanda vs Uganda 3pm Monday results Girls Rwanda 46-35 Uganda Boys Rwanda 85-45 Tanzania The national U18 basketball teams, boys and girls, have got off to a promising note at the ongoing FIBA Africa Zone V Championship taking place at Uwanja...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 11:35am

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