Sports

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

Roma ousts Barcelona in UEFA Champions League:

Italian side A.S. Roma knocked Spanish powerhouse Barcelona out of UEFA Champions League after an incredible 3-0 win in the second leg of the quarterfinals Tuesday. Barcelona entered the game leading the series 4-1 on aggregate, but Roma advanced on the away goal tiebreaker after the series...

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 11:21pm

Liverpool reach semi-final as they send Man City Champions League dream up in smoke

By the time it was all over it was hard not to reflect on the line from that old Anfield song about enduring a storm and emerging on the other side triumphant and stronger for the experience, although Jurgen Klopp could never have imagined this would go as well as it did. The storm did come for...

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 11:12pm

Commonwealth Games: Areruya finishes Africa's second best in men’s ITT

Top three 1. Cameron Meyer (Australia) – 48:13:04 2. Harry Tanfield (England) – 48:43:30 3. Hamish Bond (New Zealand) – 48:45:45 Rwandans 13. Joseph Areruya – 52:24:16 24: Valens Ndayisenga – 54:06:50 RWANDA international Joseph Areruya put up an inspiring...

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 11:47am

Team Rwanda Cycling eye glory at Gold Coast

Team Rwanda Cycling today begins their bid for honors at the ongoing Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia. Tour du Rwanda winners Joseph Areruya and Valens Ndayisenga and youngster Didier Munyaneza are the three Rwandan riders that will compete in men the Individual Time Trial ( ITT)...

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 10:47am

Rwanda beat Singapore to reach beach volleyball quarterfinals

Yesterday Rwanda 2-0 Singapore Rwanda women’s beach volleyball team defeated Singapore 2-0 yesterday to advance to the quarterfinals of the ongoing XXI Commonwealth Games in Australia. Denise Mutatsimpundu and Charlotte Nzayisenga cruised to a 21-11 victory in the first set but Singapore...

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 1:29am

Race to Remember due June 6

CYCLING is one of the sporting disciplines that was devastated by the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, which claimed over one million lives in just a hundred days. As the country commemorates the Genocide, Rwanda Cycling Federation (Ferwacy) has not been left out. Cycling officials have said that...

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 12:54am

Commonwealth Games 2018: Nyirarukondo in quest for podium finish in 10,000m

Today Women’s 1,500m Beatha Nishimwe – 11:35am Women’s 10,000m Salome Nyirarukundo – 12:35pm Sunday Men’s 5,000m Top three 1. Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei (Uganda) – 13:50:83 2. Mohammed Ahmed (Canada) – 13:52:78 3. Edward Pingua Zakayo (Kenya)...

Monday, April 9, 2018 - 11:03am

Twenty teams set for handball Genocide memorial tournament

The fifth edition of the Handball Genocide Memorial tournament, set for June 16- 17, will involve 20 teams drawn from around the region. Last year, Police Handball Club retained the Genocide Memorial Cup after beating APR 36-21 to win it for the fourth time in a row. Uganda’s Police...

Monday, April 9, 2018 - 9:30am

Football has helped reconcile Rwandans, says Murangwa

Former Amavubi and Rayon Sports goalkeeper Eugene Murangwa has said football has played a key role in unifying Rwandans after the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi, which claimed over a million lives. The country on Saturday started a weeklong official mourning period as Rwandans pay tribute to their...

Monday, April 9, 2018 - 1:36am

Beach volleyball: Rwanda lose second match in Commonwealth Games

Sunday Results Rwanda 0-2 Vanuatu Saturday Rwanda 0-2 New Zealand Rwanda women beach volleyball team lost 2-0 to Vanuatu in their second match yesterday at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Queensland, Australia. Denise Mutatsimpundu and Charlotte Nzayisenga, who are representing Rwanda...

Monday, April 9, 2018 - 1:33am

Handball: Rwanda set for title defence at Challenge Trophy 2018 in Uganda

RWANDA Under-20 men’s national handball team is likely to enter camp later this month ahead of the 2018 Challenge Trophy tournament to be staged in Kampala, Uganda. The local handball governing body secretary-general Jean Paul Ngarambe confirmed the development to Times Sport in an exclusive...

Monday, April 9, 2018 - 1:31am

Kwibuka24 ladies cricket tourney set for June

The fifth edition of the annual regional ladies cricket tournament will be played in June, according to Rwanda Cricket Association (RCA). The annual tournament is aimed at commemorating the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, which killed over one million people in just hundred days. According to...

Monday, April 9, 2018 - 1:28am

Volleyball memorial tournament set for June

THE Rwanda volleyball fraternity will honour the victims of the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi with a volleyball tournament slated for June 9-10, according Rwanda Volleyball Federation (FRVB) executive secretary Christian Hatumimana. FRVB is one of the sports federations that consistently organise...

Monday, April 9, 2018 - 1:25am

GS Ndera retain girls school cricket title

Final results GS Ndera 38/10 in 11.4 overs, GS Kinihira 37/6 in 12 overs GS Ndera wins by 1 runs GS Ndera successfully defended their girls’ school cricket title after defeating archrivals GS Kinihira in the 2018 annual Girls’ Schools Cricket Tournament final by 1 run. Gisele...

Monday, April 9, 2018 - 1:22am

APR to face Bugesera in Peace Cup quarters

Quarter finals Police vs Etincelles/Rayon Sports Marines vs Sunrise Bugesera vs APR Amagaju vs Mukura Peace cup holders, APR FC will play against Bugesera in the Peace Cup quarter-finals, on June 5 with the return set for June 19. The military side reached the quarter final...

Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 10:22pm

Minneart wants Rayon Sports to ‘attack more’ in return leg

Friday Rayon Sports 3-0 Club Desportivo Costa Do Sol After a resounding 3-0 win over Costa Do Sol in Friday’s CAF Confederations cup tie, Rayon Sports coach Ivan Minneart says his team will not sit back and defend in the return leg that takes place in two weeks. A brace from Hussein...

Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 12:00am

Junior Wasps start residential camp ahead of Kenya tie

Rwanda U20 vs Kenya U20 The National U-20 football team, Junior Wasps will today report for residential training camp ahead of their Africa U-20 Cup of Nations return leg tie against Kenya on April 21 at Kigali Stadium. Striker Lague Byiringiro scored a crucial away goal in the first leg in...

Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 12:00am

AS Kigali suspend midfielder Ally Niyonzima

AS Kigali has suspended midfielder Ally Niyonzima for undisclosed period of time for “indiscipline,” Times Sport has learned. According to AS Kigali team manager Joseph Nshimiye, the 24 year-old was not only suspended but also fined a month’s wages. “I will not go into the...

Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 12:00am

Sports fraternity urged to honour Genocide victims

More than a million lives were lost in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, which affected all facets of society. Sport was no exception. Today, Rwanda is marking the Genocide for the 24th time. Officially, the mourning period ends on April 13 but commemoration activities will go on until July 3,...

Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 4:58am