Sports

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

Rayon Sports thump Costa Do Sol in CAF Confed Cup playoff

Friday Rayon Sports 3-0 Costa Do Sol A brace from Hussein ‘Tchabalala’ Shabani and another goal from Kevin Muhire were enough to secure an emphatic first leg win for Rayon Sports against Mozambican side CD Costa Do Sol in final qualification round of 2018 CAF Confederation Cup on...

Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 3:20am

APR, Police, Bugesera and Amagaju reach Peace Cup quarterfinals

Friday Amagaju 1-0 Muhanga (2-2 Agg) Bugesera 0-0 SC Kiyovu (1-1 Agg) Police 3-0 Musanze (4-2 Agg) APR 0-0 La Jeunesse (3-0 Agg) Thursday AS Kigali 1-2 Mukura (3-5 Agg.) Sunrise 2-0 Espoir (3-2 Agg.) Marines 1-0 Pepiniere (2-0 Agg.) Holders APR, Amagaju, Bugesera and Police have joined...

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 10:45pm

We have to impose our style of play on Costa do Sol – Minneart

CAF Confederation Cup Today Rayon Sports Vs Costa do Sol (Kigali Stadium, 6p.m) Rayon Sports head coach Ivan Minneart says his message to his players ahead of their crucial 2018CAF Confederation Cup playoffs tie against Mozambique’s Costa do Sol is to attack and defend in numbers. The...

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 12:48am

Trio book Peace Cup quarter-final slots

1/8th Round, 2nd Leg Matches Today APR Vs La Jeunesse (Mumena Stadium) Amagaju Vs AS Muhanga (Nyagisenyi turf) Bugesera Vs SC Kiyovu (Nyamata turf) Police Vs Musanze (Kicukiro Stadium) Yesterday AS Kigali 1-2 Mukura VS (3-5 Agg.) Sunrise FC 2-0 Espoir FC (3-2 Agg.) Marines FC 1-0...

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 12:46am

Patriots eye crucial win over IPRC in hoops league

Today Men IPRC- Kigali Vs Patriots (Amahoro Indoor Stadium, 8p.m) Women U18 National Team Vs APR; 6pm 2016 national basketball league champions Patriots will be looking to bounce back from last Friday’s surprise defeat to APR when they take on Integrated Polytechnic Regional Centre...

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 12:39am

Chess: How Kabera bounced back to win Easter tournament

In chess, just like in life, things do not always go as planned and it’s a sea of ups and downs but it is all about how we weather the storm and bounce back, Candidate Master (CM) Godfrey Kabera said after winning the Easter Open Chess Classic tournament that concluded last Sunday...

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 5:07pm