Sports

CAF Conf Cup: Benguit scores late as USM Alger beat Rayon to maintain lead

Wednesday Group D Rayon Sports   1-2   USM Alger Gor Mahia       4-0   Young Africans In the end it was not a Rayon Sports moment but USM Alger’s as forward Abderaouf Benguit sealed an extraordinary comeback from one goal down...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 12:30am

Can She-Amavubi lift regional CECAFA title on home soil?

Today Kenya       Vs     Uganda 2pm Rwanda   Vs     Tanzania 4:15pm It is wonderful that Rwanda is hosting the regional Cecafa Women Senior Challenge for the first time, one would argue that it is a good stance to...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 11:46pm

Players advised to get agents

With the transfer window now open, local football players have been advised to acquire agents or managers to professionalise their careers and avoid unnecessary complications in transfers. Speaking to Times Sport in an interview on Wednesday, Rwanda’s FIFA licensed football Patrick Gakumba...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 10:09pm

World Sitting V-ball Champs: Rwanda beat Croatia in last group game despite early exit

Wednesday Group A (men) China vs Rwanda Today Group A (women) Rwanda 3-0 Croatia The national women’s sitting volleyball team beat Croatia in straight sets 25-9, 26-24 and 25-14 on Tuesday to wrap up their group campaign on a high despite suffering early exit from...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 11:41pm

APR agree terms with midfielder Nizeyimana

AZAM Rwanda Premier League champions APR have agreed personal terms with Police FC midfielder Mirafa Nizeyimana ahead of his move next month, Times Sport has learnt. The 25-year old is expected to sign a two-year contract with the military side in August, worth Rwf5m, and a monthly salary of...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 11:27pm

REG upbeat for maiden hoops playoffs title

Friday Playoffs finals, Game 1 REG    Vs    Patriots Third place, Game 1 APR     Vs    IPRC- Kigali Former national basketball league champions Rwanda Energy Group (REG) have sent out a warning to archrivals Patriots that they...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 11:26pm

CAF Conf Cup: Rayon take on USM Alger in must-win clash

CAF Confederation Cup Group D Today Rayon SportsVs  USM Alger             6pm Gor Mahia      Vs  Young Africans    6pm Rayon Sports are optimistic for a home victory when they host USM...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 11:22pm

Local riders to discover new routes in final Tour du Rwanda warm-ups

July 20 Musanze – Karongi (135.8k) July 21 Karongi – Rubavu (95.1km) Local riders currently undergoing rigorous training at Africa Rising Cycling Center in Musanze will have a taste of two-out of five-new stage routes as part of their final preparations ahead of the forthcoming 2018...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 11:00pm

Rwanda set standards for hosting Cricket events-ICC

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has heaped praise on Rwanda for hosting a successful ICC World Twenty20 Africa B qualifier characterised by excellent cricket and hospitality. The World T20 Africa B Qualifiers that ended on Saturday at Gahanga Cricket Stadium brought together Kenya, Uganda...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 1:42pm

She-Amavubi buoyant for CECAFA Challenge Cup glory

CECAFA Women Challenge Cup 2018 All games at Kigali Stadium Thursday Kenya       v     Uganda Rwanda     v    Tanzania The national women football team (She-Amavubi) skipper Amavubi Gloria...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 11:34am

Rwanda Cricket: There is still more work to be done – skipper Dusabemungu

The National Cricket Team captain Eric Hirwa Dusabemungu has admitted there is still “a lot of work to be done” for Rwanda to reach the heights of neighbors Kenya and Uganda. The skipper’s comments come following Rwanda’s unimpressive performance during the recently...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 10:51am

Rwanda to field 20 teams in FEASSSA Games

Rwanda School Sports Federation (RSSF), has confirmed the country will be represented by a total 20 teams at the upcoming East Africa’s post-primary games slated for August 10-20 in Musanze district, Northern Province. This was confirmed to Times Sport on Monday by RSSF Technical Director...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 7:47am

France stage Champs-Elysees parade

The World Cup-winning French team returned home to a heroes’ welcome on Monday, parading down the Champs-Elysees as hundreds of thousands of cheering fans gave a raucous welcome to the country’s newest idols. France overcame a determined Croatia to win 4-2 in Sunday’s final in...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 12:27am

USM Alger look to positive result in Kigali

Wednesday Rayon Sports Vs USM Alger Gor Mahia Vs Young Africans USM Alger will be seeking for positive result on Wednesday when they take on Rayon Sports at Kigali Stadium in a Group D clash of the 2018 Total CAF Confederation Cup After completing their first ten-day residential camp in...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 12:24am

Woods drawn alongside Matsuyama, Knox at British Open

Tiger Woods, back at the British Open this week for the first time since 2015, will begin his campaign in Thursday’s opening round at Carnoustie in a three-ball with Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama and Russell Knox of Scotland. “It has been a while and I’ve certainly missed it,...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 12:17am

Safety measures to be improved during Mountain Gorilla Rally

The Federation of International Automobile (FIA) has imposed more safety measures to be applied to all vehicles participating in the Africa Rally Championship, including this year’s Rwanda Mountain Gorilla Race. One of the newly introduced rules is that, it is now compulsory for all crews...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 12:13am

Beach volleyball team off to Algeria for African Youth Games

The national U18 beach volleyball teams, boys and girls, departed for Algeria on Sunday afternoon, at 4pm aboard Qatar Airways, ahead of the 2018 African Youth Games. The 3rd African Youth Games competition is due July18-28 in the Algerian capital – Algiers. Rwanda’s beach volleyball...

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 12:09pm

Mugisha wins KOM title at Italy’s Giro della Valle d’Aosta

Sunday 2018 Giro della Valle d’Aosta Mountain classification 1. Samuel Mugisha (Dimension Data for Qhubeka) 59 pts 2. Andrea Cacciotti (Petroli Firenze-Hopplà-M) 47 pts 3. Alessandro Fedeli (Trevigiani-Phonix-Hemus) 36 pts 4. Hafetab Weldu (Dimension Data for Qhubeka) 29 pts 5....

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 10:03am

Volleyball: Rwanda set for women’s African U20 Champs

Rwanda’s U-20 women’s volleyball national team is set to compete at this year’s African U20 Nations Championship to be held in Kenya from August 24 to September 3. The development was confirmed to Times Sport on Sunday by the local volleyball governing body’s Secretary...

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 9:25am

First PL player to score in final since 1998 - the stats

Deschamps is the third person to win the World Cup as both a player and a manager, after Brazil’s Mario Zagallo and Germany’s Franz Beckenbauer. France became the first team to score four goals in a World Cup final since Brazil beat Italy 4-1 in 1970. Croatia are the first team to...

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 1:11am