Sports

Youngster Munyaneza wins cycling championship

Sunday Road race: Kigali-Kigali Men’s elites & U23: 12 laps – 150km 1. Didier Munyaneza – 3h55’12” 2. Mathieu Twizerane – 3h55’14” 3. Gasore Hategeka – 3h57’12” Juniors’ men: 8 laps – 100km 1. Jean Eric...

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 1:45am

Handball: Rwanda to host Africa IHF challenge trophy

The Confederation of African Handball has confirmed Rwanda as hosts for the 2018 IHF Africa Challenge Trophy tournament – scheduled for August 7-12, 2018 in Kigali. Rwanda was endorsed to organize and host the tournament over the weekend, a month after the junior U20 team clinched the...

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 12:05am

U18 Girls Team eye memorable debut at FIBA African Champs

The national U18 girls basketball team head coach Charles Mushumba is optimistic that his team can replicate their feat at the just-concluded 2018 FIBA Africa U18 Zone V championships, to shine at the forthcoming FIBA Africa Under-18 Championship for Women. The youth team booked a historic...

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 12:00am

Tour du Rwanda winner Areruya targets road race title

Today Road Race: Kigali – Kigali 9am Itinerary Amahoro stadium – Kimironko – Kibagabaga hospital – MTN  – RDB – Airtel – Amahoro stadium: 1lap (12.5km) Men’s elites & U23: 12 laps – 150km Juniors’ men: 8 laps – 100km...

Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 2:13am

APR set sight on league title

APR                Vs      Gicumbi AS Kigali       Vs      Amagaju Etincelles     Vs      ...

Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 2:12am

Tunisia on brink of WCup exit after Belgium rout

Two goals apiece from Eden Hazard and Romelu Lukaku eased Belgium to victory over Tunisia at Moscow’s Spartak Stadium. Michy Batshuayi, on loan at Dortmund from Chelsea, added the fifth in the game’s dying minutes, only for Tunisia captain Wahbi Khazri to claim a consolation goal in...

Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 1:44am

Rwanda set for Africa U21, U23 volleyball Champs

The local volleyball governing body, FRVB, has confirmed Rwanda national men’s U21 team and the women’s U23 team will be competing at this year’s African championships. Nigeria will host the African U21 Men’s Volleyball Championship that runs from September 12-19, 2018...

Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 1:42am

Rwanda dominate Zone V to qualify African Champs

The national youth basketball teams, U18 boys and U18 Girls, have qualified for this year’s FIBA Africa U-18 Basketball Championships after dominating the regional qualifiers held at Uwanja wa Taifa Indoor Stadium, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The boys’ team won the FIBA Africa Zone V...

Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 1:40am

Rwanda to face Netherlands in World Champs opener

Fixtures July 15 Netherlands   Vs        Rwanda July 16 Rwanda           Vs        USA July 17 China          ...

Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 1:36am

Areruya out to prove a point in national championships

Today Individual Time Trial (ITT): Nyamata 10am Itinerary Women: Nyamata-Mbyo-Nyamata 25km Junors’ men: Nyamata-Mbyo-Nyamata 25km Elites & U23 men: Nyamata-Ramiro-Nyamata 41.8km Sunday Road Race: Kigali-Kigali 9am Itinerary Amahoro stadium – Kimironko –...

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 12:44am

All set for Huye Rally

All is set for the 2018 Huye Rally taking place this weekend in Huye District. The two-day race has attracted a record 19 drivers who will be vying for the for championship points. The 35th edition of the annual Huye Rally is the second event on the national Rally Championship which is comprised...

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 12:40am

Bizimana off to Belgium for Pro move to club Waasland-Beveren

FORMER APR midfielder Djihad Bizimana has left the country and club to join his new Belgian side Waasland-Beveren ahead of preseason tour next month. The 21-year old departed to Belgium aboard Brussels Airlines on Friday morning and was supposed to report to the club later in the day. The former...

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 12:37am

Volleyball: Rutsindura Memorial Tourney gets underway

Petit Seminaire Virgo Fidelis de Butare, organizers of the annual Rutsindura Memorial Tournament, have insisted the secondary school is ready to host a seamless competition as the two-day tournament kicks-off this morning in Huye district. According to father Placide Uwineza, headmaster of the...

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 12:31am

Basketball team take on Mozambique in final build up for WCup Qualifiers

Today Rwanda Vs Mozambique 6pm Sunday Rwanda Vs Mozambique 4pm The national senior basketball team will today take on Mozambique in the first game of their two scheduled games at Amahoro stadium as part of their final warm-ups for Window 2 of the 2019 FIBA World Cup – African Qualifiers...

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 12:26am

Placide Sibomana: From humble beginnings to volleyball stardom

VOLLEYBALL is one of the most popular sports disciplines in Rwanda, and over the years, the sport has produced stars and legends. Some (of the legends) have gone on to become high profile political figures in the country. To mention a few; Rwanda senate president Bernard Makuza, Rwanda’s...

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 10:53pm

Sampaoli asks for ‘forgiveness’ as hopes fade

Argentina players reportedly want Jorge Sampaoli out before Nigeria It’s looking like France 2010 all over again for Argentina after they lost 3-0 in embarrassing fashion to Croatia, with reports in Argentina saying that the players have called for manager Jorge Sampaoli to be sacked before...

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 10:46pm

Egypt to file complaint against ref after Russia defeat

Egypt will formally protest to FIFA about the performance of Paraguay referee Enrique Caceres whose decisions they feel prejudiced the outcome of their World Cup game against hosts Russia in St Petersburg on Tuesday. “We want an investigation into the performance of the whole refereeing team...

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 10:42pm

Argentina on brink of World Cup exit: Where did it go wrong?

Argentina are on the brink of a World Cup exit following their 3-0 defeat to Croatia. Adam Bate looks at where it went wrong for Lionel Messi and the rest. The warning signs were evident to viewers all around the world when the camera panned down the line of Argentina players and reached the team...

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 10:36pm

England must be more clinical against Panama

England need to be more clinical if they are to take care of Panama in their second game in Group G and put themselves on the brink of qualification to the knockout stage. If England beat Panama and Belgium beat or draw with Tunisia then England are through to the last 16. Gareth Southgate’...

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 10:32pm

Forsberg out to hurt Germans in World Cup crunch match

Today South Korea  Vs    Mexico 5pm Germany        Vs    Sweden 8pm An early German exit from the World Cup seems unthinkable, but that could be the grim reality for the reigning champions unless they get the better of...

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 10:29pm