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Kabera wins Easter Open Chess Classic tourney

Candidate Master (CM) Godfrey Kabera proved his doubters wrong when he outclassed opponents to win a best performer’s medal and trophy in a three-day Easter Open Chess Classic tournament that concluded in Kigali late Sunday night. The tournament played at IPRC-Kigali in Kicukiro was...

Monday, April 2, 2018 - 3:40pm

Junior Wasps hold Kenya U20

CAF U-20 qualifier Kenya 1-1 Rwanda The National U20 team, ‘Junior Wasps’, held Kenya’s U20 to a 1-1 draw in the first leg of the 2019 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier yesterday at Machakos Stadium in Kenya. Kenya scored first in the 6th minute through forward Richard...

Monday, April 2, 2018 - 12:34am

New Ferwafa president to boost youth structures

Newly elected president of the Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA), President Rtd Brig. General Jean-Damascène Sekamana has said that teamwork and building youth structures is the only way to improve the level of the sport in the country. Sekamana was yesterday declared the winner after garnering...

Sunday, April 1, 2018 - 7:59am

Buoyant Junior Wasps out to sting Kenya

CAF U-20 qualifier Kenya  Vs  Rwanda Junior Wasps coach Vincent Mashami says his team will not be playing the cautions game when they take on Kenya in first leg of the 2019 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier this afternoon at Machakos stadium in Kenya. “We are not going...

Sunday, April 1, 2018 - 12:03am

Bugesera FC sign defender Tubane

Azam premier league side, Bugesera FC, have completed the signing of centre-back James Tubane from AS Kigali on a three- month deal. The 25 year-old joined Bugesera side on a free transfer after running down his 2 year deal at AS Kigali. Bugesera Secretary General and Spokesperson, Silas...

Sunday, April 1, 2018 - 12:03am

Junior wasps head to Kenya for CAF U-20 tie

CAF U-20 First Round Qualifiers Sunday Kenya vs Rwanda   Junior Wasps head coach Vincent Mashami believes his young guns are in good shape ahead of the first leg of the 2019 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Kenya that will take place on Sunday in Machakos county in Kenya....

Saturday, March 31, 2018 - 12:35am

CECAFA Kagame Cup to return this year

CECAFA club cup will be held this year in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania after a two-year break. The two-week competition will run from June 30 through July 14. Azam FC won the last edition in 2015 after beating Kenya’s Gor Mahia 2-0 in the final.   Djibouti was the initial host but it is...

Saturday, March 31, 2018 - 12:32am

Easter Open Chess Classic tourney attracts 30

More than 30 players are taking part in the Easter Open Chess Classic at IPRC-Kigali in Kicukiro, since Friday.   The individual and rated three-day tournament is, among others, deemed to be a well-timed warm-up for the 10 members of the national team who will represent Rwanda at the Chess...

Saturday, March 31, 2018 - 12:29am

Beach Volley: Rwanda beat Trinidad & Tobago in friendly

Rwanda women beach volleyball team yesterday beat Trinidad and Tobago 2-0 in a warm-up match in Queensland, Australia as they continue preparations for the Commonwealth Games, which will run from April 4-15.   The team, which includes Denise Mutatsimpundu and Charlotte Nzayisenga, won both...

Saturday, March 31, 2018 - 12:26am

It’s a tight race at both ends of the table as first half of football season comes to an end

The first half of the 2017/18 Azam Rwanda Premier League season was officially wrapped on April 28 with defending champions Rayon Sports leading the table with 30 points.   The league will return on April 14.     Coaches of the top four sides, Ivan Mineart of Rayon Sports,...

Saturday, March 31, 2018 - 12:23am

Commonwealth Games: Marathoner Nizeyimana keen on a podium finish

April 15 T54 men & women’s marathon – 2:20PM Women’s marathon – 3:20 PM Men’s marathon – 4:15 PM   RWANDA’s top full-marathoner Alexis Nizeyimana has expressed enthusiasm to break the deadlock when he makes a historic maiden appearance at the...

Saturday, March 31, 2018 - 12:19am

Rwandan legends deserve better, says Rurangirwa

RWANDAFootball Federation (Ferwafa) presidential candidate Louis Rurangirwa has vowed to dignify Rwandan football legends if he is elected in the upcoming polls scheduled for March 31. The former Rwanda international referee outlined his agenda and priorities in an exclusive interview with Times...

Friday, March 30, 2018 - 12:49am

Okoko resigns as Gicumbi FC head coach

Godfroid Okoko has resigned as head coach of Azam Rwanda Premier League bottom side Gicumbi FC and is reported to be on his way to replace Jimmy Ndayizeye, who was sacked by fellow strugglers Espoir last week. “I have been here for the last two-years. I know I still had more work to do...

Friday, March 30, 2018 - 12:46am

Amavubi skipper Niyonzima returns to training after surgery

RWANDA national team (Amavubi) captain and Tanzania’s Simba Sports Club playmaker Haruna Niyonzima is edging closer to full recovery after going under the knife to repair a damaged right knee in India last month. Niyonzima, who joined Simba from arch-rivals Young Africans (Yanga) in...

Friday, March 30, 2018 - 12:44am

APR will be different team in 2nd round – Migi

Wednesday Gicumbi FC         0-4          APR FC Despite thrashing bottom side Gicumbi FC 4-0 in a rescheduled Azam Rwanda Premier League matchday 15 game on Wednesday, APR FC will finish the first half...

Friday, March 30, 2018 - 12:35am

StarTimes National Basketball League: APR out to halt Patriots

Today: Men IPRC-South       Vs            Espoir                    11am REG      ...

Friday, March 30, 2018 - 12:33am

Rayon Sports seek win over Sunrise to go top

Monday Sunrise FC        Vs     Rayon Sports             3:30pm Wednesday Gicumbi FC       Vs     APR FC   Azam Rwanda...

Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 11:46pm

Bayingana seeks 3rd term as FERWACY head

Incumbent Aimable Bayingana is standing unopposed as he seeks a third term of office as president of Rwanda Cycling Federation (Ferwacy).   The elections will be held on Saturday at Classic Hotel in Kicukiro. Bayingana was re-elected to the board of the Africa Cycling Confederation in...

Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 4:19pm

AC Milan to reward Gattuso with new contract

MILAN - AC Milan have confirmed that coach Gennaro Gattuso will be rewarded with a new contract this Easter. Gattuso, the club's former youth team coach, took over the seven-time European champions from Vincenzo Montella on a caretaker basis last November and has rekindled the club's...

Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 3:57pm

AOK's president gets 3-year ban for gun incident

  ATHENS - Greek club PAOK Salonika's president Ivan Savvidis was banned from all soccer stadiums for three years for storming onto the pitch with a gun during a league game, the league's disciplinary committee said on Thursday.   The club were also stripped of three points,...

Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 3:52pm