Sports

Striker Ndarusanze sets sights on golden boot

Today Espoir Vs Gicumbi Mukura Vs Kirehe Amagaju Vs Bugesera Police Vs Etincelles Sunday Sunrise  Vs APR Marines Vs Miroplast Monday Musanze Vs SC Kiyovu AS Kigali forward Jean-Claude Ndarusanze is keen on winning the Azam Rwanda Premier League golden boot in his debut season....

Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 12:32am

Rwanda will bid to host world cycling championship – Bayingana

Aimable Bayingana, who has led the cycling federation for the last 11 years was recently elected for a 3rd four year term unopposed but despite the overwhelming confidence in his abilities, he is adamant that he won’t rest on his laurels but work harder to develop the sport in the country....

Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 12:32am

AC Milan owner Li ‘committed’ to restoring club

AC Milan’s Chinese owner Li Yonghong insistsed this week he remains committed to the Serie A club as he marked the first anniversary of his takeover. Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi’s 30-year ownership ended last April when he sold the club to Li’s Chinese-led...

Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 12:30am

Barcelona bid to break record

Barcelona will break a 38-year record by avoiding defeat against Valencia on Saturday but the priority is rejuvenation following their Champions League nightmare in Rome. If the Catalans extend their unbeaten run in La Liga to 39 games at the Camp Nou, they will pass the mark set by Real Sociedad...

Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 12:30am

Klopp welcomes consistency from Reds

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp hopes his side’s Jekyll and Hyde nature is a thing of the past as they aim to avoid a European hangover at home to Bournemouth on Saturday. Victory will take Klopp’s men another step closer to sealing a return to the Champions League next season just days...

Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 12:29am

Spurs out to expose Manchester City’s frailties

It may be too late to stop Manchester City’s march to the Premier League title, but Tottenham Hotspur can further delay the title party and further embolden challengers next season by inflicting a fourth straight defeat on Pep Guardiola’s men on Saturday. City have suffered their worst...

Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 12:28am

Is Barcelona’s shock exist the end of an empire

“Historical debacle,” announced Mundo Deportivo. “Another ridicule,” blasted Sport. “The Fall of Barca’s Empire,” trumpets Marca. “Without football or fight,” laments El Pais. There is certainly a consensus among the Spanish media: Barcelona...

Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 12:27am

Commonwealth Games: Rwandan riders look to impress in road race

TEAM Rwanda cyclists will be up against some of the world’s best in the road race of the Commonwealth Games which draw to a close tomorrow. The 168km race will attract 116 riders from 34 countries, ten of whom are from African countries. Joseph Areruya and Valens Ndayisenga finished in 13th...

Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 12:26am

Powerlifting coach goes missing at Commonwealth Games

Rwandan powerlifting coach Jean-Paul Nsengiyumva who traveled with the country’s contingent to the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Australia has gone missing, it has emerged. Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) chief executive David Grevemberg confirmed the development Thursday. Grevemberg...

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 1:23pm

APR fans build house for genocide survivor

The 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi did not only lead to loss of life but also made survivors homeless as killers burnt houses of the people that they had killed. Fifty-five-year-old Espérance Kanakuze, is among the thousands of Genocide survivors whose entire families were annihilated during the...

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 9:14am

Belgian based pros join Junior Wasps camp

The national U-20 team coach, Vincent Mashami, has added three foreign-based players to the team that will face Kenya in the return leg of the 2019 Africa U20 Cup of Nations championship. Rwanda goes into the return leg on April 21 with a slight advantage after securing an away goal in the first...

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 12:00am

APR keen to retain Genocide memorial volleyball trophy

APR is targeting a record 8th Genocide memorial trophy when the tournament kicks off in June, according to the club’s assistant coach Elie Mutabazi. Last year, APR dominated both the men and women categories after seeing off Rwanda Energy Group (REG) and Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA)...

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 12:00am

Genocide: I never got a chance to see my father – Nsabimana

The 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi took place before AS Kigali midfielder Eric ‘Zidane’ Nsabimana was born. He was in his mother’s womb at the time. His father Apollinaire Rurangirwa and brother Egide Murabukirwa are among the over one million victims of the Genocide. They were...

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 4:52pm

Rwanda drops to 123rd in FIFA rankings

Top three 1. Germany 2. Brazil 3. Belgium Africa 14. Tunisia 28. Senegal 38. DR Congo CECAFA region 74. Uganda 113. Kenya 123. Rwanda RWANDA senior men’s football team, Amavubi, has dropped eleven slots, from 112th as of last month to 123rd in the latest FIFA Rankings...

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 11:34am

100 players set to take part in taekwondo memorial tourney

The 2018 taekwondo memorial tournament will attract at least 100 participants, Times Sport has learned. The competition is held in honour of the memory of the over one million lives lost during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. The one-day tournament will be contested by taekwondo...

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 11:24am

Rayon Sports coach held in South Africa

Rayon Sports interim head coach Ivan Minneart is in police custody in South Africa, Times Sport has learned.  The Belgian-born traveled to South Africa on Monday where he was due to attend a hearing by Premier Soccer League (PSL) Dispute Resolution Chamber on Tuesday in Johannesburg where he...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 6:36pm

REG eye Genocide memorial title

Basketball league leaders Rwanda Energy Group (REG) are confident they can retain this year’s Genocide Memorial Tournament (GMT) basketball tournament title. While Rwanda National Olympic and Sports Committee (RNOSC) is yet to release the schedule for this year’s memorial tournaments,...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 12:44am

Bizimana set for pro trials in Belgium

APR midfielder Djihad Bizimana yesterday left the country for one-week professional trials with Belgian first division side Waasland-Beveren, according to APR general-secretary Adolphe Kalisa. Bizimana joined APR three years ago and has since been an influential player at the club helping them to...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 12:42am

Mwiseneza named national basketball team interim coach

RWANDA Basketball Federation (Ferwaba) has appointed Maxime Mwiseneza as interim head coach for the senior men’s national basketball team. Ferwaba’s secretary-general Richard Mutabazi confirmed the development to Times Sport yesterday. Aime Karim Nkusi was named assistant coach. The...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 12:41am

Beach Volleyball: Rwanda team out of Commonwealth Games

Yesterday Rwanda 0-2 Australia The national women’s beach volleyball team was yesterday eliminated from the ongoing Commonwealth Games after losing to Australia 2-0 in the quarterfinals. Denise Mutatsimpundu and Charlotte Nzayisenga, who were Rwanda’s representatives in the beach...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 12:39am