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Europe exposure will make transition to professional riding better,-Fly Club Coach

Line-up of the European races 1. Desselgem (86.7km) – July 7th 2. Menen-Kemmel-Menen (126.9km) – July 11th 3. Dentergrem (84.5km) – July 14th 4. Zottegem-Strijpen (88km) – July 15th 5. Zottegem-Strijpen (88km) – July 16th 6. Opwijk (96.6km) – July 18th...

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 10:15pm

Athlete Muhitira targets breaking France’s Marvejols-Mende Half Marathon 6-year record

July 29th Marvejols-Mende half Marathon Rwanda international long distance and cross country runner Felicien Muhitira is upbeat about defending his title and even break the current record of the forthcoming 46th edition Marvejols-Mende half marathon in France. The annual 22.4kilometre race is...

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 10:07pm

Rwanda to host the first ITTF regional tennis championship

Rwanda will for the first time host the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) regional competition in November. Rwanda Table Tennis Federation (RTTF) President Mr. John Bosco Burungi has revealed, the games are expected to attract around14 regional countries. “This will be our first...

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 10:04pm

CECAFA Women Cup 2018: She Amavubi to face Tanzania in the Opener

CECAFA Women Challenge Cup 2018 Thursday, July 19 Kenya Vs Uganda 2pm Rwanda Vs Tanzania 4:15pm Rwanda will face reigning champions Tanzania in their opening game of the 2018 Cecafa Women Challenge Cup that will be kicked off on July 19 and end on July 27 in Kigali City at Kigali Stadium....

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 10:01pm

Russia 2018: Fresh feel as Europe and South America resume World Cup combat

Europe and South America will do battle again for soccer supremacy in the World Cup quarterfinals but with many of the usual combatants having already exited, there is a fresh feel to a line-up that promises a new or long-absent finalist. While Africa, Asia and North America will not be...

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 9:53pm

Russia 2018: Belgium’s Martinez relishing Brazil clash

Brazil are the favourites in what Belgium coach Roberto Martinez described as a “dream match” for his players when the two countries meet in a World Cup quarterfinal in Kazan on Friday. “These two teams are constructed to score and to win matches. Against Brazil, it will not be...

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 9:48pm

Gasana rallies teammates ahead of FIBA WC Qualifiers’ second round

Rwanda international Kenneth ‘Kenny’ Gasana has called on his teammates to strive to up their game so that they can yet again put up a stunning performance at the forthcoming second round of FIBA World Cup – African Qualifiers. Gasana made the appeal following Rwanda’s...

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 1:36am

Russia 2018: England end World Cup shootout jinx to reach quarters

England’s new generation ended the World Cup penalty jinx by knocking out Colombia on spot-kicks to reach the quarter-finals. Eric Dier scored the winning kick after Jordan Pickford’s brilliant save from Carlos Bacca’s attempt, with England’s first ever World Cup shootout...

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 1:33am

Youth teams enter residential camp ahead of African Games

The national beach volleyball and Athletics teams have embarked on a two-week residential camp for intensive preparations ahead of the 3rd African Youth Games due July 18-28 in Algeria.    After three weeks of non-residential training at Amahoro stadium, since June 7, the two teams...

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 1:31am

TZ’s Biashara United appoint Rwandan Hitimana as head coach

Tanzania Vodacom Premier League side Biashara United Mara have appointed former Rayon Sports coach Thierry Hitimana as their new head coach on a two-year contract until the end of 2020, with an option for renewal. The newly promoted Biashara United was established in 2013. Hitimana who parted...

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 1:28am

Intare, AS Muhanga face-off in battle for Div2 league title

Today Intare      Vs     AS Muhanga The newly promoted (to topflight league) sides Intare and AS Muhanga lock horns this afternoon at Amahoro Stadium to determine the 2018 champions of the second division football league. Intare FC made it to the...

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 1:25am

CECAFA Kagame Cup: Rayon, APR in danger of early exit

Tuesday Group B Rayon           1-1      AS Ports Gor Mahia    2-2      Lydia Ludic Wednesday Group A Vipers (UG)    vs     Kator  ...

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 12:11am

Fly Cycling Club juniors set for race series in Europe courtesy of Skol sponsorship

Line-up of the European races 1. Desselgem (86.7km) – July 7th 2. Menen-Kemmel-Menen (126.9km) – July 11th 3. Dentergrem (84.5km) – July 14th 4. Zottegem-Strijpen (88km) – July 15th 5. Zottegem-Strijpen (88km) – July 16th 6. Opwijk (96.6km) – July 18th...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 7:57pm

CECAFA Kagame Cup: Rayon take on Ports, APR suffer second defeat

Today Rayon           vs       Ports   1pm Gor Mahia    vs       Lydia  3pm After Sunday’s 2-all stalemate against Kenya’s Gor Mahia in their...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 12:04pm

FIBA World Cup Qualifiers: Bosnjak calls for early preps

Newly appointed national basketball senior team head coach Vladimir Bosnjak has paid tribute to his players after securing ticket for the second round of 2019 FIBA World Cup African Qualifiers. Rwanda advanced to the second round after finishing second in Group B behind Nigeria at the second...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 12:02pm

Inter-Bank Games set for August

The Rwanda Bankers Association (RBA) is organizing the second edition of the annual Inter-Bank Tournament slated to kick-off on August 4 and run through September 23. Bank of Kigali dominated the inaugural Inter-Bank Games last year after winning all three finals in the major disciplines including...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 12:01pm

Neymar inspires Brazil to quarter-finals

The Brazilian national team, which has won its World Cup round of 16 match against Mexico, will play against either Belgium in the quarterfinals. Neymar scored the first goal of the Brazil-Mexico match in the 50th minute. Brazil's midfielder Roberto Firmino scored the second goal in the 88th...

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 11:32pm

Volleyball: Rwanda Revenue Authority turn attention to Carre d'As tournament

After successfully defending the national women’s volleyball league title, Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) have turned attention to doing the same in the Carre d’As tournament – slated for July 14-15 at Amahoro Stadium. Jean de Dieu Masumbuko, Assistant coach of the tax collectors...

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 9:39pm

Riders enter residential camp ahead of Tour du Rwanda

A total of 18 riders yesterday began an intensive residential training camp at the Africa Rising Cycling Center (ARCC) base in Musanze district ahead of the forthcoming 2018 edition of Tour du Rwanda. This year’s 10th edition is scheduled to get underway from August 5th and run until August...

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 9:28pm

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Monday, July 2, 2018 - 9:22pm