Sports

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

France overpower Croatia to win 2018 World Cup

France won the Fifa World Cup for the second time by overcoming Croatia's bold challenge in a thrilling final in Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium. Didier Deschamps' side repeated the success on home soil at France '98 by a margin that hardly looked possible as Croatia stood toe-to-toe...

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 1:08am

Basketball: Patriots, REG set date for playoffs finals

Saturday Semi-finals, Game 2 IPRC- Kigali 77-85 Patriots APR 61-93 REG Friday Semi-finals, Game 1 REG 84-79 APR Patriots 86-63 IPRC- Kigali STAR TIMES Basketball League champions Patriots and Rwanda Energy Group (REG) have reached the finals of the 2018 Play-off Games after their...

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 1:02am

Kenya, Uganda seal passage to World T20 Africa Qualifiers

The week-long ICC World T20 Africa ‘B’ Qualifiers at Gahanga Oval came to a climax over the weekend, with Kenya and Uganda sealing the passage to the Africa qualifying showpiece. The regional cricket tournament was contested by; Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya and hosts Rwanda. Kenya lifted...

Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 4:48pm

World Cup final 2018: France Vs Croatia – your guide to Sunday’s match

Today Croatia      Vs     France      5pm Croatia face France at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium on Sunday aiming to win a first major international trophy, while their opponents are in a third final in six World Cups and...

Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 12:37am

Rwanda to face Canada in World Championships opener

Today Women Rwanda vs Canada Men Netherlands vs Rwanda Monday Women Rwanda vs Netherlands Men Rwanda vs United States Tuesday Men Rwanda vs Croatia Women China vs Rwanda The national women sitting volleyball team will play Canada today in the 2018 Sitting Volleyball World...

Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 12:36am

Uwimbabazi, Hakizimana and Bishira linked with move to Police

After a disappointing 2017/2018 Azam Rwanda Premier League campaign, Police FC have hit the transfer market early in bid to reinforce their squad ahead of the new season. After the official opening of the transfer window on Thursday, it is reported that Police FC have closed in on signing a...

Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 12:32am

Rayon Sports gear up for USM Alger clash

July 18 Rayon Sports vs USM Alger RAYON Sports are optimistic getting their first group victory in the 2018 Total CAF Confederation Cup when they host Algerian side USM Alger on July 18 in Kigali. The two sides have never met in any competition. After registering two consecutive draws against...

Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 12:31am

Cecafa was a good test for my team- Kerr

Group D fixtures Match-day 3 July 18 Gor Mahia          vs      Young Africans Rayon Sports      vs      USM Alger July 29 USM Alger      ...

Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 12:29am

The crucial World Cup lesson on picking up after ourselves

As you read this, the most popular sporting event, the FIFA World Cup will be coming to an end today with the final between France and Croatia. Of all spectator sports, football continues to be at the top of the table and the World Cup that comes around once in four years has always been a huge...

Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 11:51pm

Haringingo backs Mukura to end Peace Cup jinx

Quarter Final Round First-leg July 20 Police         Vs    APR Mukura     Vs    Amagaju Sunrise      Vs    Bugesera July 21 Marines     Vs...

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 11:08pm