Sports

Peace Cup: Ten-man Police hold APR as Sunrise and Mukura record victories

Friday Quarter-finals, first Leg Police      0-0    APR Sunrise    2-0    Bugesera Mukura   1-0     Amagaju It was a tight clash between former winners against holders as Police...

Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 12:22pm

The Rise of Rutanga, Amavubi and Rayon Sports’ left-back

Eric Rutanga is one of the most famous products of the Rwanda U-17 national team that participated in the 2011 FIFA U17 World Cup in Mexico. Before he was summoned to beef up the youth team in 2010, not very many people in the country knew who he was. Nearly eight years later, Rutanga has become...

Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 10:12am

Areruya on life in France, turning Pro and future plans

At the age of 22, Joseph Areruya is already ranked by the International Cycling Union (UCI) as Africa’s top cyclist and he also admits he has been surprised by how quickly his star has risen. Locally dubbed as ‘Kimasa’ which loosely translates to the beast, Areruya is down in...

Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 2:22am

Tour du Rwanda slots up for grabs as local riders hit the road

Rwanda Cycling Cup: Tour du Rwanda preparation races Today Musanze – Karongi (135.8k) Sunday Karongi – Rubavu (95.1km) TWENTY riders who are currently undergoing rigorous training for this year’s Tour du Rwanda will today be out to impress and prove to the national team...

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 11:22pm

Volleyball: Seven local clubs to grace KAVC tourney

Seven local volleyball clubs have confirmed they will participate in the 22nd NSSF KAVC International Volleyball Championship on August 3-5 in Kampala, Uganda. The three-day tournament will be contested by 34 teams, local and regional. The teams that have confirmed to take part in the tournament...

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 10:37pm

Karate, athletics teams off to Algeria for African Youth Games

Karate and athletics teams have arrived in Algiers, Algeria for the 2018 African Youth Games, which also double as qualifiers for this year’s Youth Olympics to be held in Argentina. The two youthful teams departed for Algeria yesterday at 4pm aboard Qatar Airways. The 3rd African Youth...

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 10:33pm

We have to raise our level against Marines- says Rayon coach

Today Marines   Vs    Rayon Sports 3:30pm Rayon Sports head coach, Roberto Oliveira Goncalves de Calmo, has urged his players to mean serious business when they take on Marines FC this afternoon at Umuganda Stadium, Rubavu. The two sides face-off in the first-leg of...

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 10:30pm

Cecafa Women Challenge: She-Amavubi urged against complacency

Today Ethiopia   Vs   Uganda      2pm Kenya        Vs   Tanzania    4:30pm Monday Uganda    Vs   Tanzania     2pm Rwanda    Vs...

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 10:28pm

Sagan wins 13th stage, Thomas still in yellow

Tour de France sprint king Peter Sagan once borrowed a beat-up bike from his sister on his way to dominating his rivals in a Slovak Cup event. So when it came to speaking out against the “excited” fans accused of sullying the sport during Thursday’s drama-filled climb to the Alpe...

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 10:25pm

Playoffs finals: Patriots, REG square off in Game 1

Today Playoffs finals, Game 1 REG    Vs    Patriots 8pm Third place, Game 1 APR    Vs    IPRC- Kigali 6pm It will be a battle of titans as holders Patriots and Rwanda Energy Group (REG) lock horns tonight in Game 1 of the basketball...

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 12:50am

Peace Cup: Police look to send APR packing

Quarter-finals (first-leg) Today Police         Vs    APR Sunrise      Vs    Bugesera Mukura     Vs    Amagaju Saturday Marines    Vs  ...

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 12:47am

APR’s Nshuti on verge of move to Stade Tunisien

20-year old APR FC striker Innocent Nshuti has left the country for Tunisia where he is reported to be closing in on a move to Tunisian Ligue Professionnelle 1 side Stade Tunisien. The development was confirmed to Times Sport yesterday by APR officials. The youngster departed for Tunisia on...

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 12:39am

Special Olympics: 250 set for Unified Sports Games

Around 250 participants are expected to partake in the 2018 national Unified Sports Games that get underway today at Amahoro Stadium. The multidisciplinary event will run through Sunday. Organised by Special Olympics Rwanda for sportsmen and women with intellectual disability, the three-day...

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 12:34am

CAF Conf Cup: It’s not over yet, insists Rayon Sports coach

Despite losing 2-1 at home to USM Alger on Wednesday, Rayon Sports coach Roberto Oliveira Goncalves de Calmo has insisted there is still a chance for his side to make it to the last eight of the 2018 CAF Confederation Cup. The defeat to Algerian giants was Rayon Sports’ first home loss in...

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 12:33am

FIBA bans 13 players after Philippines Vs Australia basketball brawl

The International Basketball Federation (Fiba) has suspended 13 players after an on-court brawl during a World Cup qualifying tie between the Philippines and Australia earlier this month. Ten Philippine players have been banned for 35 games between them, while three Australians will miss a sum of...

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 12:31am

She-Amavubi off to bright start with win over Tanzania

Thursday Rwanda  1-0  Tanzania Uganda   1-0  Kenya ALICE Kalimba’s header in the 34th minute was the only difference as She-Amavubi stunned reigning champions Tanzania 1-0 on Thursday to start their CECAFA Women Senior Challenge campaign on a positive note at...

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 12:27am

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