Sports

Minneart reveals plan to retain league title

Today, 3:30pm Rayon Vs Miroplast Mukura Vs Espoir Marines Vs Kirehe Rayon Sports coach Ivan Minneart has challenged his team to win all their remaining 10 matches if they are to retain the Azam Rwanda Premier League title. The defending champions host Miroplast FC today at Kigali Stadium....

Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 5:34am

Karius flops, Bale shines as Real Madrid lift third consecutive Champions League

It was an epic night, filled with so many different storylines, and unfortunately for Liverpool’s accident-prone goalkeeper, Loris Karius, his part in the story will be remembered just as long as Gareth Bale’s incredible bicycle kick or the sight of Mohamed Salah’s tears. Bale...

Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 5:28am

2000 Athletes set for Bugesera 20km race

Close to 2000 athletes from different parts of the country are expected to take part in this year’s Bugesera 20k race scheduled for  June 17 in Nyamata. Held every year since 2015, the fourth edition of the athletics event is dubbed ‘Race to Restore’ according to a statement...

Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 5:28am

Div 2: Sorwathe, United Stars face off for semifinal spot

Today Quarter-finals United Stars Vs Sorwathe 2:30 pm Unity Vs Intare Vision JN Vs Pépinière 1p.m Rwamagana Vs AS Muhanga 2:30 p.m. Second division football league sides Sorwathe FC and United Stars square-off in the first-leg of quarter-finals this afternoon, as both hopefuls vie for...

Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 5:28am

Kayiranga relishes new opportunity to coach in Tanzania

Former Rayon Sports coach Baptiste Kayiranga have penned a three-year contract as head coach of Tanzania’s Vodacom premier league side – Alliance Sports Club. 45-year old Kayiranga joins the Tanzanian side a month after he was appointed as head coach of the national women’s...

Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 5:01am

Meet Kimenyi, Rwanda’s fast-rising goalkeeper

Rwanda may be an average footballing country, or below average for that matter, but the country has got football stars of its own. Looking back in fifteen years or so, a few names could pop-up such as Jimmy Gatete, late Hamad Katauti Ndikumana, and Desire Mbonabucya to mention but a few. A decade...

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 2:14pm

AS Kigali thrash Bugesera to close in on leaders APR

Friday AS Kigali 4-0 Bugesera AS Kigali recovered from Tuesday’s 4-1 defeat to SC Kiyovu to sink Bugesera 4-0 on Friday  at Kigali Stadium. The hosts controlled the game from start to finish. Ugandan striker Flank Kalanda got his name on the score-sheet twice, in the 28th and 69th...

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 2:12pm

RRA eye spot to playoffs final

By Damas Sikubwabo Today Men’s finals, game 1 Gisagara Vs REG; 3p.m Third place APR Vs UTB; 4p.m Women’s semi-finals, game 2 RRA Vs KVC 2pm APR Vs Ruhango; 3p.m REIGNING Champions Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) women volleyball have their sights set on the playoff games...

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 5:31am

Kiyovu face Etincelles

Today, 3:30pm Sunrise Vs Police Amagaju Vs Gicumbi Etincelles Vs Kiyovu SC Kiyovu will be seeking to extend their winning streak to three games when they take on Etincelles this afternoon at Umuganda stadium in Rubavu in an Azam Rwanda Premier League fixture. SC Kiyovu will go into the game...

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 5:25am

Team Rwanda begin medal hunt at Tour du Cameroun

Today Stage 1 Pouma - Kribi – 154.4km TEAM Rwanda, the national cycling team, start their quest for top honours at the Tour du Cameroun today. The 15th edition of the UCI Africa Tour 2.2 race category gets underway today and will run through June 23 with a total of 10 teams from Africa...

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 5:25am

Nyirarukundo in India for Bangalore 10km race

After landing a second gold in the annual Kigali International Peace Marathon last Sunday, Rwanda’s star middle and long distance runner Salome Nyirarukundo is now in India where she is set to compete at this year’s 10-kilometre Break Course in Bangalore. The 21-year old left on Friday...

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 5:04am

Cycling: Team Rwanda in Yaoundé for Tour du Cameroun

Roadmap – Tour du Cameroun 2018 May 26: Stage 1  Pouma - Kribi – 154.4km May 27: Stage 2  Kribi - Douala – 175.7km May 28: Stage 3  Douala - Douala - 108km May 29: Stage 4  Douala - Limbe – 85.5km May 31: Stage 5 Mbanga - Bafang...

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 10:15am

Minneart praises players’ mentality after win to Etincelles

IVAN Minneart, the Rayon Sports head coach, has praised the team spirit and determination of his players that saw them storm the quarter-finals of the 2018 Peace Cup following a 2-0 win over Etincelles on Wednesday. This was Rayon’s first victory in eight games in all competitions. The last...

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 10:13am

Basketball: GMT regional edition kicksoff with 7 teams from DR Congo

Today Men Group A REG (Rwanda) Vs Terreur (DR Congo); 8pm Group B APR (Rwanda) Vs Goma Bulls (DR Congo); 6pm Veterans (Men) Patriots (Rwanda) Vs VCGB (DR Congo); 6pm Espoir (Rwanda) Vs UGB (Rwanda) 8pm A TOTAL of seven clubs from the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo are in town...

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 4:37am

AS Kigali seek to bounce back after Kiyovu defeat

Today AS Kigali Vs Bugesera Thursday Musanze 1-2 APR AS Kigali are keen on bouncing back from Tuesday’s nightmare of 4-1 defeat to SC Kiyovu, when they take on Bugesera this afternoon at Kigali Stadium – starting at 3:30pm. The City of Kigali-sponsored side is now in second...

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 4:37am

FIFA Council Meeting: Delegates in Kigali for inspection visit

FIFA officials have started a second inspection visit in Kigali, in preparation for the eighth FIFA Council Meeting scheduled for October 25-26. The six-member delegation, led by FIFA’s Senior Corporate Events Manager Antonetta Santagata, arrived in the country on Tuesday ...

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 2:54pm

Handball team rues poor preps despite Challenge Trophy triumph

Rwanda’s junior handball team head coach Anaclet Bagirishya has said that he was not impressed with his team’s preparations despite his youngsters retaining the IHF Africa Zone 5B Challenge title in Uganda.   Rwanda overcame the hosts 32-27 to claim the 2018 regional...

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 2:47pm

Arsenal fans welcome Rwanda-Arsenal deal

ARSENAL fans in Rwanda have welcomed the newly announced partnership between Rwanda and the topflight English Premier League football club. The three-year deal will see all Arsenal teams wear ‘Visit Rwanda’ on the left sleeves of their shirts during matchdays. The deal was announced...

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 3:37am

Kwizera, Tchabalala on target as Rayon advance to Peace Cup quarters

Wednesday Rayon 2-1 Etincelles (3-1) June 12-13 Quarter-finals (first-leg) Marines Vs Rayon Police Vs APR Bugesera Vs Sunrise Mukura Vs Amagaju RAYON Sports eased into the quarter-finals of Peace Cup 3-1 on aggregate as Pierrot Kwizera and Hussein ‘Tchabalala’ Shaban...

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 3:31am

Sugira starts training after 10-month injury ordeal

Rwanda international and APR FC forward Ernest Sugira has edged closer to a return to competitive football after ten months on the sidelines with left leg injury. The 27-year-old striker has not kicked a ball since August 2017 when the former AS Kigali goal-machine suffered a fractured left-leg...

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 3:19am