Sports

Police, Mukura game cancelled due to heavy rain.

Monday Police vs Mukura (Kigali Stadium) Friday APR Vs Marines Etincelles Vs Espoir Gicumbi Vs Sunrise Kirehe Vs Amagaju Bugesera Vs Musanze The Azam Rwanda Premier League match between Police FC and Mukura Victory Sports that was scheduled for Thursday evening at Kicukiro Stadium...

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 7:13pm

Commonwealth athletes return

Medal-less Team Rwanda returned home Thursday from the Commonwealth Games that have been taking place in Australia. The team led by the National Olympic President Valens Munyabagisha, landed at Kigali International Airport on Thursday at 6:00 am. However, the team...

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 6:46pm

U19 AFCON Qualifiers: Kenya fly in today ahead of CAF tie against Junior Wasps

Kenya National U20 Team Rising Stars, is expected in Kigali this afternoon ahead of Saturday’s second-leg clash against Junior Wasps in qualifiers of the 2019 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations. According to Football Kenya Federation, the team lands at Kigali International Airport at 3:10...

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 2:40pm

Rayon reach group stage of CAF Confed Cup in historic feat

Rayon Sports have become the first Rwandan club to progress to the group stage of any CAF club competition after eliminating Clube de Desportos da Costa do Sol of Mozambique in Confederation Cup playoffs yesterday. Despite losing the return leg 2-0, the Rwandan side advanced on a 3-2 aggregate win...

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 2:38am

Basketball: Struggling UGB take on APR

UNITED Generation Basketball (UGB) will be hoping they can pull off a rare win against rivals APR when the two sides face-off on Friday at Amahoro indoor stadium. After twelve games played, youthful UGB are seventh on the eight-team league table with 15 points, from three victories and nine losses...

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 1:59am

Hadi to participate in Tour du Senegal

Former national cycling team captain Janvier Hadi is set for his first international appearance since 2016 when Team Rwanda takes part in the 17th edition of Tour du Senegal that runs from April 22-29. Team Rwanda Cycling will be making its second appearance at the annual 2.2 UCI category race....

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 12:59am

Karate team starts Africa Championship preps

The national karate team has started training ahead of the 17th edition of the Africa Karate Championship scheduled in Rwanda from August 28 to September 02. The provisional team, composed of sixty players, started training on Tuesday at Amahoro national stadium and will also be training during...

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 12:50am

Bagirishya named U20 national handball team coach

Rwanda Handball Federation (Ferwahand) has appointed Anaclet Bagirishya as the head coach of the national handball Under-20. He replaces Antoine Ntabanganyimana. Jean-Paul Ngarambe, Ferwahand’s secretary-general, confirmed the development to Times Sport yesterday. Bagirishya, who also...

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 12:50am

Under-pressure Seninga faces Mukura in a must-win clash

Today Police Vs Mukura Friday APR Vs Marines Etincelles Vs Espoir Gicumbi Vs Sunrise Kirehe Vs Amagaju Bugesera Vs Musanze Police FC head coach Innocent Seninga will be hoping his team can have a good second half of the season after a poor showing in the first round where they lost six...

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 12:50am

Rayon Sports fans bullish ahead of CAF tie

Rayon Sports fans are confident their team has what it takes to avoid an upset when they take on Costa do Sol in Maputo tonight. The ‘Blues’ overpowered the Mozambican side in a resounding 3-0 victory in the first-leg on March 6 in KIgali two weeks ago. The 8-time Rwandan champions,...

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 3:49pm

Arab League backs Morocco’s WC bid

A summit of Arab nations has unanimously adopted a decision to support Morocco's bid to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup finals. The April 15 decision was reached during the 29th Arab Summit in the Saudi Arabian city of Dhahran.  “The decision of the Summit commits all member states to...

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 1:20pm

Rayon Sports on brink of history

Today Costa Do Sol vs Rayon Sports (Estadio Nacional do Zimpeto, 7:00pm) Fosa Juniors vs Aduana Stars FC Club Athlétique vs St George Wolaitta Dicha vs Young Africans Enyimba vs Bidvest Wits Deportivo Niefang vs Athletic Club Akwa United vs El Hilal Djoliba vs MFM Supersport vs Gor Mahia...

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 12:13am

Gakwaya, Mugabo skip South Africa’s York Rally

Rwandan rally driver Jean-Claude Gakwaya and his navigator Jean-Claude Mugabo will skip the York Rally, the third round of Africa Rally Champion (ARC)  that takes place from April 19-21 in Mpumalanga, South Africa. Mugabo cited financial constraints as the reason that made the duo drop out of...

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 11:59pm

Kirehe FC appoints Kalisa as new head coach

AZAM RWANDA Premier League side Kirehe FC have named François Kalisa as their new head coach and tasked him with making the clubs stay in top flight league. He signed a six-month contract to replace Abdoul Karim ‘Coka’ Nduhirabandi, who resigned last week Club president Christopher...

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 11:56pm

Rwanda to debut at World Chanbara Championship

RWANDA will for the first time take part in World Chanbara Championship that takes place in December in Tokyo, Japan. Benjamin Nyirimbabazi, who heads the Rwanda Chanbara Federation, confirmed the development to Times Sport yesterday. Chanbara is the latest entrant into the Rwanda sports...

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 11:49am

Irambona left out of Rayon squad after going AWOL

Wednesday Costa do Sol Vs Rayon Sports 7pm Rayon Sports have dropped left back Eric Irambona for the second leg of the Confederation Cup Playoffs against Costa do Sol after he went missing from the team’s hotel on Sunday evening shortly before the Blues left for Mozambique. Irambona told...

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 1:51am

Habiyambere eyes tennis memorial title

Rwanda’s top seed Ernest Habiyambere is keen on putting up a commanding performance to reclaim the Tennis Memorial Tournament that runs from June 8-16 in Kigali. The 20-year old won the 2016 edition but failed to impress last year, after he was eliminated in the semi-finals by...

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 1:48am

Police lose to Etincelles, drop to eighth place

Monday Police 1-2 Etincelles Sunday Sunrise 0-2 APR Marines 2-2 Miroplast Saturday Espoir 1-1 Gicumbi  Mukura 4-0 Kirehe Amagaju 0-1 Bugesera Musanze 2-1 SC Kiyovu Police were shock 2-1 losers against visitors Etincelles on Monday at Kigali Stadium, with the Emmanuel Ruremesha...

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 1:47am

Kigali Cricket Club thumps Kerala in NAIDU T20 tourney

Kigali Cricket Club (KCC) won their second game in the V.R NAIDU T20 after beating Kerala Hunters by 29 runs at Gahanga cricket oval on Sunday afternoon. KCC won the toss and opted to bat first racing to a total of 158-5 in 20 overs but Kerala restricted them to 129 for seven in reply. KCC...

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 1:44am

U19 team in preps for African nations beach V-ball tourney

The national U19 Beach Volleyball team have started training ahead of the African Cup of Nations U19 beach volleyball tournament that will take place at Congo Loisirs complex in the Democratic Republic of Congo from April 20 -22. Penelope Musabyimana and Valentine Munezero will represent Rwanda at...

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 1:40am