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Leaders REG in must-win clash against IPRC-Kigali

Today  UGB Vs Espoir 6pm REG Vs IPRC- Kigali 8p.m Saturday Patriots Vs IPRC- South 4p.m Rwanda Energy Group (REG) will be looking to take to court with killer instinct against archrivals IPRC-Kigali tonight at Petit State in Remera.  The basketball league clash gets underway at 8p...

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 12:10am

Waasland-Beveren confirm Djihad Bizimana signing

Djihad Bizimana has sealed his move to Waasland-Beveren, the Belgian first division side has confirmed. The 21-year old former APR and Rayon Sports midfielder signed a three-year deal, with an option for one-year extension. According to information on Waasland-Beveren website, Bizimana will put...

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 12:09am

Rwatubyaye starts training after long injury lay-off

Rwanda international and Rayon Sports centre-back Abdoul Rwatubyaye has started training with his club teammates after a 13-month injury lay-off. Rwatubyaye, 22, started light training with Rayon Sports earlier this week and is optimistic he will be ready for a return to competitive action in less...

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 11:44pm

CAT meeting kicks off in Kigali

The Confederation of African Tennis (CAT) Annual General Meeting starts this morning at Hotel des Mille Collines in Kigali. This is the first time CAT annual general meeting (AGM) has been held in Rwanda. Organised by the African tennis governing body, in conjunction with Rwanda Tennis Federation...

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 11:42pm

Desperate to avoid relegation, Miroplast eye a league double over SC Kiyovu

Today SC Kiyovu Vs Miroplast Saturday Mukura Vs Etincelles Rayon Sports vs Bugesera Musanze Vs Kirehe Sunday AS Kigali Vs APR Marines Vs Gicumbi Sunrise Vs Espoir Bottom placed side Miroplast FC may already be fighting to stay in the topflight league but they will be looking to...

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 11:40pm

Five coaches on Police FC radar

Five coaches have emerged as potential replacements of Innocent Seninga as Police FC head coach. They include former Rwanda international Olivier Karekezi, SC Kiyovu head coach Andre Casa Mbungo, and U20 head coach Vincent Mashami.  Others are Serbian born Goran Kopunovic, who coached the...

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 11:24pm

Bizimana signs for Belgian club Waasland-Beveren

APR midfielder Djihad Bizimana has joined Belgian first division side Waasland-Beveren on a three-year deal. According to the Waasland-Beveren website, Bizimana will officially join the side at the start of the 2018-2019 season.   The 21-year old holding midfielder signed a contract...

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 6:19pm

Over 8000 to take part in Kigali Peace Marathon

More than 8000 athletes are expected to take part in the Kigali International Peace Marathon, according to Jean-Pierre Ndacyayisenga, the technical director of the Rwanda Athletics Federation (RAF). The 14th edition of the annual race is scheduled for May 20. Unlike previous editions where...

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 1:40pm

Three drivers in contention for African Rally Championship glory

ARC Standings Manvir Baryan (KEN), 25 points Carlo Tundo (KEN), 25 points Gary Chayne (IVC), 25 points Piero Cannobio (KEN), 19 points Guy Botterill (SA), 18 points The 2018 Africa Rally Championship (ARC) looks to be a fantastic year for fans of rally because it is now a three-way tie...

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 10:11am

Bizimana passes trials at Belgian club Waasland-Beveren

APR midfielder Djihad Bizimana has passed trials with Belgian first division side Waasland-Beveren, Times Sport can confirm. The 21-year-old left the country for Belgium a fortnight ago where he has been undergoing trials and is said to have impressed the club’s technical staff. The...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 10:14pm

Rwanda to play Ghana in Africa Bronze Rugby Cup

The national rugby team, Silverbacks, will face Ghana in the 2018 Africa Bronze Rugby Cup on May 9 at Accra Sports Stadium. The tournament runs from May 9 to May 12 and it will attract four teams, namely Ghana, Lesotho, Rwanda and Mauritius. According to Silverbacks head coach Claude Aime Ezour,...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 10:12pm

Handball: Bagirishya looks to strong start to regional tourney

The U20 national handball team coach, Anaclet Bagirishya, says his team will be out to avoid defeat in their opening game at the forthcoming 2018 Challenge Trophy that runs from May 14-20 in Kampala, Uganda.  The Rwanda Handball Federation last week appointed Bagirishya to replace...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 3:35pm

Second Div: Sorwathe, Pepiniere progress to playoffs stage

SECOND Division football league sides Sorwathe and Pepiniere have booked tickets to the second division quarter-finals. The two were in Group A. Sorwathe, unbeaten this season, progressed to the playoffs stage of the second tier on Sunday after a goalless draw with Aspor while their rivals...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 3:28pm

Etincelles, Rayon Sports clash in Peace Cup today

Today Etincelles Vs Rayon Sports 3:30pm Etincelles FC will be hoping to set one foot in the quarterfinals of the Peace Cup for the first time in nine years by defeating Rayon Sports this afternoon at Umuganda Stadium. The match was initially supposed to take place early this month but was...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:07am

Irrepressible Mohamed Salah fires five star Liverpool until late Roma double raises old doubts

Jurgen Klopp called it “all-inclusive football”, or in other words a night when Anfield witnessed the demolition of Roma followed by what they hope was not a chilling sequel, that being the start of another momentous comeback when these two clubs reconvene for the second leg next...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 12:56am

Basketball league: Patriots skipper cautions teammates as title race hots up

Rwanda national basketball team skipper Aristide Mugabe has challenged his Patriots teammates to up their game as the Star Times Basketball National League reaches a crucial stage. The 30-year-old point-guard made the appeal in an interview with Times Sport yesterday. Patriots thrashed struggling...

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 11:04pm

Oman businessmen set to open sports centre in Rwanda

Oman-based businessmen Said Nasser Abdullah Al Kindi, Abdul Rahim Sleyim Salmeen Al Hajri, Sulaiman Khamis Salim Al Obaidani and Majid Sulaiman Salim Al Wahaibi are in Rwanda to hold discussions with Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) member association, Ijabo Ryawe Rwanda, on the feasibility of...

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 11:02pm

I can’t wait to play for Amavubi again – Kagere

Forward Meddie Kagere has said he is looking forward to playing for the Amavubi again. Kagere, 32, who currently plies his trade with Kenyan giants Gor Mahia, was speaking yesterday after he completed his naturalization process. Kagere, originally from Uganda, was sworn in as Rwandan at the City...

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 10:58pm

I am happy to be Rwandan – Meddie Kagere

Gor Mahia forward Meddie Kagere is a happy man after acquiring Rwandan citizenship which opens the door for his possible return to the Amavubi fold.   Kagere was sworn in as Rwandan at the City Hall in Kigali Tuesday completing his naturalisation process. “It’s an amazing...

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 5:51pm

Meddie Kagere, four others acquire Rwandan citizenship

FOOTBALLERS Meddie Kagere (Gor Mahia, Kenya) Hussein Cyiza (Mukura), Jimmy Mashingirwa ‘Mbaraga’ Kibengo (AS Kigali), Andre Fils Lomami (Kiyovu) and Peter ‘Kagabo’ Otema (Musanze) yesterday completed their naturalisation process. The footballers were among 12 people who...

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 5:02am