Sports

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

MINISPOC, RNOSC launch book on traditional sports

Rwanda National Olympic and Sports Committee (RNOSC) in conjunction with the Ministry of Sports and Culture (MINISPOC) on Friday officially launched a book dubbed ‘Imikino n’Intwaro Gakondo’ about traditional and cultural sports. The book, written by elderly experts, describes in...

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 11:04pm

Singida striker Usengimana closes in on move to APR

DANNY Usengimana – Rwanda international striker – is set to move from Tanzania’s Singida United to APR FC ahead of the new season. Saturday Sport has learnt. The 22-year old has been linked with return to law enforcers side but with Masudi Djuma Irambona’s Simba SC beating...

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 11:01pm

5 players who earned big contracts at the W Cup

There were so many wonderful performances this World Cup, and plenty from players who are already established as the world’s best. But there were also several breakout performances at this tournament, from young players, or those who were just looking for a chance ... and seized it. Here are...

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 10:51pm

Dejected England, Belgium aim to leave on a high

Today Belgium    Vs    England 4pm England manager Gareth Southgate admits the World Cup third-place playoff is a game that no team wants to play, but Saturday’s match against Belgium offers the chance to finish the tournament on a winning note. A gut-...

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 10:40pm

Minister Uwacu flags-off delegation to African Youth Games

Minister for Sports and Culture, Julienne Uwacu has flagged off the Rwandan delegation to this year’s African Youth Games, which will be held in in Algiers, Algeria from July 18-28. Friday afternoon at the ministry’s headquarters, the ceremony attracted officials of Rwanda National...

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 10:36pm

World Cup 2018: Were England good, lucky, or a bit of both?

A World Cup which began with low expectations for England ended with positivity and optimism, despite the pain of losing in the semi-finals to Croatia. After failing to get out of the group in 2014 and losing to Iceland at the European Championship in 2016, the performances of Gareth Southgate...

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 10:08pm

The making of Luka Modric: From refugee to World’s star footballer

Talisman Luka Modric endured a brutal childhood as a refugee after his beloved grandfather was shot dead when he was just 6 years old. The captain of France’s World Cup final opponents had his world turned upside down when his beloved granddad was gunned down by Serbian thugs and was forced...

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 10:03pm

Meet Kayumba, AS Kigali’s defensive maestro

Football may be the country’s most controversial sports and the most underperforming but ironically, the discipline remains the most popular – with the most renowned athletes. In today’s issue, Saturday Sport profiles Soter Kayumba, Rwanda international and AS Kigali’s...

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 9:53pm

Play-off Games: Patriots begin title defense against IPRC- Kigali

Today Men semi-finals Game 1 REG             Vs     APR 6pm Patriots       Vs     IPRC- Kigali 8pm Saturday Game 2 IPRC- Kigali     ...

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 11:04pm

Chelsea sack Conte, paving the way for Maurizio Sarri’s arrival

Chelsea have finally sacked Antonio Conte and paved the way for Maurizio Sarri to replace him as the club’s new head coach. Owner Roman Abramovich has risked paying Conte his full £9million compensation bill with the Italian ready to take a year out if no big jobs become available....

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 10:54pm

Serena and Kerber to vie for Wimbledon title

Seven-time champion Serena Williams reached the Wimbledon final for the 10th time on Thursday and will face Germany’s Angelique Kerber for the title. The 25th seeded American downed German 13th seed Julia Goerges 6-2, 6-4 to book her place in her 30th Grand Slam final. The 36-year-old, who...

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 10:47pm

Battle of Tz giants as Azam, Simba lock horns in Cecafa final

Today Third Place Gor Mahia   Vs    JKU – 2pm Final Azam FC        Vs     Simba SC – 5pm It will be an all-Tanzanian affair as defending champions Azam FC and Simba SC tussle it out Friday afternoon in...

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 10:44pm

V-ball: Carre d’As tournament moved

The annual Carre d’As volleyball tournament, a showpiece that is contested by the league’s top four, has been postponed to July 21-22 at Amahoro Stadium. The two-day tournament was initially scheduled for this weekend, July 14-15. According to Rwanda Volleyball Federation (FRVB), the...

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 10:42pm

Under-fire APR turn focus to Peace Cup glory

Quarter-finals (first-leg) July 19 Sunrise     Vs    Bugesera Mukura    Vs    Amagaju July 20 Police        Vs    APR July 21 Marines    Vs   ...

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 10:39pm