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All set for inaugural Duathlon Liberation Challenge

Rwanda Triathlon Federation (RTF) has organized the first edition of Duathlon Liberation Challenge which takes today in Kigali’s Central Business District (CBD). Participants of the one-day event will race a total distance of 26.6 kilometres, including 19km of cycling and 7.6km of running....

Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 1:17am

Volleyball: Bitok names provisional squad for African Championships

PAUL Bitok, the national volleyball team head coach has named a provisional 20 player squad to start non-residential training at Amahoro stadium ahead of the upcoming African U21 Men’s Volleyball Championship that runs from September 12-19 in Nigeria. The Kenyan coach released the squad on...

Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 1:15am

FIBA WCup Qualifiers: Rwanda to face Senegal in second round opener

FIBA World Cup – African qualifiers Group F fixtures September 14 Senegal Vs Rwanda September 15 Rwanda Vs Cote d’Ivoire September 16 Rwanda Vs CAR RWANDA National Senior Basketball Team will take on Senegal in the first game on September 14 when they start quest for FIBA...

Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 1:10pm

Gisagara eye to seal treble with Carre d’As title

After winning the regular league title and the Genocide Memorial Volleyball Tournament last month, giants Gisagara are optimistic to complete a local treble with Carre d’As trophy. This year’s Carre d’As tournament, both in men and women’s categories, will be held on July...

Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 1:06pm

Nyirarukundo eyes first podium finish at African Championships

August 1-5 African Athletics Championships Rwanda’s leading track and field female runner Salome Nyirarukundo has intensified training ahead of the forthcoming 21st edition of African Athletics Senior Championships in Nigeria. This year’s continental championships are scheduled for...

Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 1:04pm

Ferwafa appoints Habimana as new Technical Director

Rwanda Football Federation, FERWAFA, has pointed Rwandan Hussein Habimana as the Technical Director, a position that has been vacant for the last two years. Habimana replaces Hendrik Pieter de Jongh who was appointed in 2016. The Dutch stepped down few months later, citing what he called...

Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 1:01pm

Russia 2018: Belgium dump Brazil out, set semis date with France

Belgium struck early and held off a late Brazil fightback to send the five-time champions tumbling out of the World Cup with a 2-1 victory in an end-to-end thriller on Friday that earned them a semifinal against France. A Fernandinho own goal and a brilliant Kevin De Bruyne strike gave Belgium a...

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 11:24pm

Showtime as ICC World T20 Africa ‘B’ Qualifiers kick-off in Kigali

All roads from this weekend  lead to Gahanga Cricket Stadium as the country welcomes the region to Kigali for the 2018 ICC T20 Group B qualifiers tournament. The week-long tournament will be contested by; Tanzania, Kenya, and Uganda and hosts Rwanda – squaring-off in a double round-...

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 10:06pm

Russia vs Croatia - Will ill-discipline impact the way quarter-final tie is played?

Today World Cup quarter-finals Sweden Vs England 4pm Russia Vs Croatia 8pm After their enthralling penalty shootout win over Denmark last Sunday, Croatia were rewarded with a quarter-final meeting with Russia. Following Russia’s win over Spain on penalties earlier in the day, which was...

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 10:02pm

Kylian Mbappe: How France World Cup star rose to prominence

A lot has happened in a short space of time for Kylian Mbappe. Aged 19, Mbappe scored twice for France in their 4-3 victory over Argentina in the last 16. It is the latest step in a remarkable rise for a player who was celebrating passing his French high school exams just three summers ago. In...

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 9:54pm

Tabarez brings Uruguay in from the wilderness

Oscar Tabarez began his second stint as Uruguay coach in May 2006, one month before the World Cup. But they were not going to Germany – in fact, they struggled even to find anyone who would play them in friendlies. “We were hardly competing internationally,” he said in one...

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 9:25pm

Costa Rica will not renew coach’s contract

Costa Rica are not going to renew the contract of coach Oscar Ramirez following their group stage exit at the World Cup, the head of the country’s football federation (FEDEFUTBOL) said. “Oscar’s contract expired after the game against Switzerland and the decision not to renew it...

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 9:19pm

Maradona apologises for saying England committed ‘robbery’

Argentina legend Diego Maradona has apologised to Fifa for saying England committed a “monumental robbery” in beating Colombia in the World Cup last 16. Maradona accused referee Mark Geiger of bias towards England. Fifa said his comments were “entirely inappropriate” and...

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 9:12pm

Cristiano Ronaldo: Real Madrid considering £88m Juventus bid

Real Madrid are considering an offer of about 100m euros (£88m) from Juventus for Cristiano Ronaldo. The 33-year-old Portugal forward is Real’s all-time top scorer with 451 goals. However his age, and Real’s need to reshape a squad that finished 17 points behind La Liga...

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 9:09pm

Coach Ouma names Harambee Starlets for Cecafa Women Challenge

Cecafa fixtures July 19 Kenya      vs    Uganda Rwanda   vs    Tanzania July 21 Ethiopia   vs    Uganda Kenya      vs    Tanzania July 23 Uganda   ...

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 4:18pm

Rayon book quarter-finals spot as APR exit Cecafa Kagame Cup

Thursday Group B Lydia Ludic  1-3    Rayon Sports AS Ports        0-2    Gor Mahia Quarter-finals Sunday Gor Mahia          vs    Vipers Simba SC      ...

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 9:10am

Timothy Rugg eyes memorable return to Tour du Rwanda

Former Tour du Rwanda stage winner Timothy Rugg has relished the opportunity to race Tour du Rwanda for a second time at its upcoming 10th edition come August 5-12. At this year’s race, the last edition with a UCI 2.2 category badge, Rugg will be riding for Germany’s Team Embrace the...

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 9:03am

All set for ICC T20 Africa ‘B’ Qualifiers

Tournament schedule Today Opening ceremony Saturday Kenya     Vs  Uganda 10:30am Rwanda  Vs  Tanzania 2:50pm Sunday Uganda  Vs  Tanzania 10:30am Rwanda  Vs  Kenya 2:50pm July 10 Kenya   VsTanzania 10:30pm Uganda ...

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 11:22pm

Intare FC coach lauds his players after lifting Div2 league title

Intare FC edged AS Muhanga 2-1 in the final to clinch the 2018 second division football league title on Wednesday at Amahoro Stadium. While it was a clash of egos and supremacy, the two sides had already earned promotion 2018/2019 Azam Rwanda Premier League, replacing Miroplast and Gicumbi who...

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 11:20pm