Sports

Nsabimana, Hakizimana inspire APR to record 17th league title

Wednesday Espoir         0-2       APR Musanze     1-1       AS Kigali Marines       2-2      Rayon Sports Gicumbi...

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 12:54am

REG turn attention to Carre d’As tourney

After winning Rutsindura Memorial Volleyball Tournament over the weekend, Rwanda Energy Group (REG) volleyball club have shifted their focus on winning the Carre d’As tournament. The two-day tournament which is contested by top four league sides in the men and women’s categories, is...

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 3:06pm

Basketball team with new coach in Lagos for FIBA WCup Qualifiers

Window 2 fixtures Group B June 29 Mali Vs Rwanda June 30 Nigeria Vs Rwanda July 1 Rwanda Vs Uganda The national basketball senior team is in Lagos, Nigeria for Window 2 of the 2019 FIBA World Cup – African Qualifiers in which they will be led by a new Serbian coach Vladimir Bosnjak...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 10:56pm

Team Rwanda to race in the second edition of Colorado Classic

For the second year running, the national cycling team (Team Rwanda Cycling) will return to the Colorado Classic race in the United States. The 2.HC UCI race is slated for August 16-19. Same as last year during the inaugural edition, Team Rwanda will be the only African and sole national team at...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 10:51pm

Hernandez dreaming of ‘the impossible’ at World Cup

Javier Hernandez said on Tuesday that a buoyant Mexico want to “accomplish the impossible” and win the World Cup in Russia, on the eve of their clash with Sweden. The Mexicans have repeatedly failed to go beyond the last 16 in recent decades, but the West Ham United striker nicknamed...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 10:45pm

APR set for a record-extending 17th league title today

Today (3:30pm) Espoir vs APR Musanze vs AS Kigali Gicumbi vs Etincelles Police vs Kirehe Mukura vs Bugesera Sunrise vs Miroplast Amagaju vs SC Kiyovu Marines vs Rayon Sports Local football giants APR are set to win Azam Rwanda Premier League title this afternoon when they take on...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 10:34pm

World Cup 2018: NFL, Spain & Germany influenced England - Gareth Southgate

Spending time in the NFL and studying Germany and Spain’s World Cup wins has helped England improve their set-pieces, says manager Gareth Southgate. England have scored more goals from free-kicks or corners than anyone else during the World Cup group stages. “When we analysed Spain...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 10:26pm

“I wanted to debut Tour de l’Avenir as national champion,” says Munyaneza

RWANDA international Didier Munyaneza has asserted that his stunning victory on Sunday in this year’s national road race championship was largely inspired by the desire to debut at the forthcoming 2018 Tour de l’Avenir as the national champion. The 20-year-old Club Benediction rider...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 9:46am

Basketball team coach relishes Mozambique friendly ahead of World Cup Qualifiers

Sunday Rwanda 68-81 Mozambique Saturday Rwanda 93-88 Mozambique Maxime Mwiseneza, the senior national basketball team head coach, has relished the opportunity to face Mozambique in a two-legged friendly tie in their final warm-ups ahead of Window 2 of the 2019 FIBA World Cup – African...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 9:42am

APR inch close to the league title

Sunday AS Kigali       2-1       Amagaju APR                 2-0        Gicumbi Etincelles    ...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 12:58am

Women’s World Twenty20: England to face champions West Indies in Group A

England will play defending champions and hosts West Indies in Group A at the 10-team ICC Women’s World Twenty20. One-day World Cup winners England will also play Sri Lanka, South Africa and a qualifier in the November tournament. Group B features Australia, India, New Zealand, Pakistan and...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 12:48am

RUSSIA 2018: Egypt leave World Cup winless after late Saudi defeat

Essam El Hadary, the oldest player ever to appear at a World Cup, marked his record achievement with one outstanding penalty save for Egypt but was powerless to stop a second in a 2-1 defeat by Saudi Arabia on Monday. The 45-year-old goalkeeper flew to his right to make a spectacular stop in the...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 12:43am

Youngster Munyaneza wins cycling championship

Sunday Road race: Kigali-Kigali Men’s elites & U23: 12 laps – 150km 1. Didier Munyaneza – 3h55’12” 2. Mathieu Twizerane – 3h55’14” 3. Gasore Hategeka – 3h57’12” Juniors’ men: 8 laps – 100km 1. Jean Eric...

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 5:33pm

Bizimana off to Belgium for Pro move to club Waasland-Beveren

FORMER APR midfielder Djihad Bizimana has left the country and club to join his new Belgian side Waasland-Beveren ahead of preseason tour next month. The 21-year old departed to Belgium aboard Brussels Airlines on Friday morning and was supposed to report to the club later in the day. The former...

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 8:50am

Rwanda to face Netherlands in World Champs opener

Fixtures July 15 Netherlands   Vs        Rwanda July 16 Rwanda           Vs        USA July 17 China          ...

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 8:49am

Handball: Rwanda to host Africa IHF challenge trophy

The Confederation of African Handball has confirmed Rwanda as hosts for the 2018 IHF Africa Challenge Trophy tournament – scheduled for August 7-12, 2018 in Kigali. Rwanda was endorsed to organize and host the tournament over the weekend, a month after the junior U20 team clinched the...

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 12:05am

U18 Girls Team eye memorable debut at FIBA African Champs

The national U18 girls basketball team head coach Charles Mushumba is optimistic that his team can replicate their feat at the just-concluded 2018 FIBA Africa U18 Zone V championships, to shine at the forthcoming FIBA Africa Under-18 Championship for Women. The youth team booked a historic...

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 12:00am

Tour du Rwanda winner Areruya targets road race title

Today Road Race: Kigali – Kigali 9am Itinerary Amahoro stadium – Kimironko – Kibagabaga hospital – MTN  – RDB – Airtel – Amahoro stadium: 1lap (12.5km) Men’s elites & U23: 12 laps – 150km Juniors’ men: 8 laps – 100km...

Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 2:13am

APR set sight on league title

APR                Vs      Gicumbi AS Kigali       Vs      Amagaju Etincelles     Vs      ...

Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 2:12am

Tunisia on brink of WCup exit after Belgium rout

Two goals apiece from Eden Hazard and Romelu Lukaku eased Belgium to victory over Tunisia at Moscow’s Spartak Stadium. Michy Batshuayi, on loan at Dortmund from Chelsea, added the fifth in the game’s dying minutes, only for Tunisia captain Wahbi Khazri to claim a consolation goal in...

Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 1:44am