Sports

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

Musa scores twice as Nigeria beat Iceland, Brazil overcome Costa Rica

Nigeria beat Iceland 2-0 on Friday to revive their hopes of advancing into the knockout stages of the World Cup in Russia, as striker Ahmed Musa dramatically marked his return to the team with two fine second-half goals. The result left both sides, and struggling Argentina, still in the hunt to go...

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 9:36pm

Rwanda set quarter-finals target at World Sitting V-ball Champs

Rwanda Vs Canada July 16 Rwanda Vs Netherlands July 17 Rwanda Vs Croatia The national women’s sitting volleyball team has set a target to reach the round of last eight when they make their debut at the upcoming 2018 Sitting Volleyball World...

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 9:31am

Dear African teams, we can do better!

One would say ‘so far so good’, the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia has been nothing short of thrilling – unless of course you are rooting for African teams. Generally, we have witnessed bitter losses and heroic efforts, but most strikingly, we have seen controversial decisions by...

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 12:04am

Argentina on brink of exit as Croatia, France qualify

Lionel Messi's World Cup hopes hung by a thread on Thursday after Argentina were humbled 3-0 by Croatia on a dramatic day at the World Cup that saw the European side join France in the knockout rounds. Argentina knew they had to win in Nizhny Novgorod after their disappointing 1-1...

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 12:03am

Espoir stun Rayon, APR edge closer to league title

Thursday APR          2-0     Etincelles Espoir       2-0     Rayon Sports Amagaju   1-1     Marines Mukura     0-2  ...

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 10:25pm

Basketball: Rwanda U18 ladies crowned Zone V champions

Thursday Girls Rwanda 42-34 Uganda It might have been expected but it did not come easy, neither doesn’t make it any less special. Rwanda national Under-18 girls’ team are the 2018 FIBA Africa Zone V champions. The youngsters claimed the title of the biennial regional tournament...

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 10:16pm

Tennis quartet suffer second blow at Davis Cup

The quest for Rwanda to be promoted to the Africa Zone Group II has been dealt a blow as the race for Group III Davis Cup title heats up in Nairobi, Kenya. Rwanda suffered a second defeat on Thursday, losing 3-0 to Benin, the highest-ranked team at the week-long tournament. Benin signaled...

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 10:12pm

More Penalties awarded at Russia World Cup than the whole Brazil Group Stage

SAMARA (Sputnik) - There have now been more penalties awarded at the 2018 World Cup in Russia so far than in the entire group stage of the previous tournament in Brazil in 2014, FIFA said via their official Twitter account on Thursday. Australia captain Mile Jedinak converted the 11th...

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 7:54pm

FIBA Africa Zone V: Boys into the final, Girls team set to lift the title

Today Girls Uganda vs Rwanda 2pm Boys’ semi-finals Tanzania 24-64 Rwanda Uganda vs Sudan 4pm The national U18 girls’ basketball team are just one game away from lifting this year’s FIBA Africa Zone V Championship taking place in Dar-es-Salama, Tanzania. Charles Mushumba...

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 1:18pm