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Karate team starts Africa Championship preps

The national karate team has started training ahead of the 17th edition of the Africa Karate Championship scheduled in Rwanda from August 28 to September 02. The provisional team, composed of sixty players, started training on Tuesday at Amahoro national stadium and will also be training during...

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 12:50am

Bagirishya named U20 national handball team coach

Rwanda Handball Federation (Ferwahand) has appointed Anaclet Bagirishya as the head coach of the national handball Under-20. He replaces Antoine Ntabanganyimana. Jean-Paul Ngarambe, Ferwahand’s secretary-general, confirmed the development to Times Sport yesterday. Bagirishya, who also...

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 12:50am

Gakwaya, Mugabo skip South Africa’s York Rally

Rwandan rally driver Jean-Claude Gakwaya and his navigator Jean-Claude Mugabo will skip the York Rally, the third round of Africa Rally Champion (ARC)  that takes place from April 19-21 in Mpumalanga, South Africa. Mugabo cited financial constraints as the reason that made the duo drop out of...

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 11:59pm

100 players set to take part in taekwondo memorial tourney

The 2018 taekwondo memorial tournament will attract at least 100 participants, Times Sport has learned. The competition is held in honour of the memory of the over one million lives lost during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. The one-day tournament will be contested by taekwondo players from...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 10:59pm

C’wealth Games: Ishimwe to race in 800 metres today

RWANDA international middle distance runner Alice Ishimwe will be marking her debut in Commonwealth Games this morning, competing in women’s 800m race.  The ongoing XXI Commonwealth Games started on April 4 and ends on Sunday at Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. Ishimwe, 20, is the...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 10:55pm

Chess Genocide memorial tourney set for June

The Rwanda Chess Federation (FERWADE) says it will be hosting its annual Genocide Memorial Chess Tournament (GMCT) in remembrance of the country’s sportsmen and women killed during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, on June 8-10, in Kigali. FERWADE president Kevin Ganza told Times Sport...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 10:53pm

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

C’wealth Games: Rwanda lose friendly tie against England

The national women beach volleyball team was defeated 2-0 by England in their final warm-up match yesterday ahead of the Commonwealth games which kick off on Friday. Denise Mutatsimpundu and Charlotte Nzayisenga, who will represent Rwanda in the Games, lost the first set 21-12 and although...

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 11:05pm

We can do better with more competitions – taekwondo coach

After finishing third at the just-concluded African Taekwondo and Para Taekwondo Championships in Morocco, Irene Bagire (inset) says Rwanda can do much better if there were more taekwondo competitions for players to get exposure and experience. At the continental championships in Morocco, Rwanda...

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 11:03pm

C’wealth Games: Rwanda Beach volleyball team face England in final warm-up match

Today Rwanda Vs England   Rwanda women beach volleyball team will play England in their second and final warm-up match today ahead of the 21st Commonwealth Games in Australia.   This year’s edition of the quadrennial multidiscipline tournament starts tomorrow and runs until...

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 1:01am

Taekwondo team off to Tunisia for Olympic qualifiers

Rwanda national junior taekwondo team left for Tunisia ahead of the forthcoming qualifiers for the Youth Olympic Games 2018, scheduled for April 6-8 in Hammamet, Tunisia.   The qualifiers will precede the WTF World Junior Championships, slated for April 9-13 in the same city. Rwanda will...

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 12:56am

Rwandan fighters start African Taekwondo Championships on high

Rwandan players at the 2018 African Taekwondo and Para Taekwondo Championships started the chase for medals on high on Wednesday to end the day in third place. The competitions started yesterday and will run through April 1 at the Inbiaat Sports Hall in Moroccan city – Agadir. On the...

Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 2:48pm

Rwandan teams arrive in Australia for Commonwealth games

The Rwandan delegation has arrived in Gold Coast, Australia ahead of the 2018 commonwealth games slated from April 4 to 15 2018. The teams that have already arrived in Australia include the volleyball teams, powerlifting and other athletes. The cycling team is expected in the coming days. The...

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 1:40pm

Handball League: Police beat UR-CASS to retain top spot

Saturday Police 47-10 UR-CASS APR 43-23 St Aloys Record five-time national handball league champions Police thrashed University of Rwanda’s College of Arts and Social Science (UR-CASS) 47-10 on Saturday to stay top of the league table standings. Emmanuel Kabange scored eight goals while...

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 3:50pm

Taekwondo teams target medal haul at African Championships

RWANDA national taekwondo and para taekwondo teams will depart for Morocco on Saturday afternoon ahead of the 2018 African Taekwondo Championships. The continental championship will run from March 28-30 while the Para Taekwondo event, designed for players with physical disabilities and impairments...

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 2:54pm

Rwanda wary of New Zealand in beach volleyball opener

April 6 New Zealand Vs Rwanda April 8 Vanuatu Vs Rwanda April 9 Singapore Vs Rwanda Rwanda sees New Zealand as the main group challengers in the women’s beach volleyball competition at the forthcoming XXI Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia from April 4 to 15....

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 2:50pm

Powerlifter Niyonzima eyes medal in Australia

Rwanda’s Paralympic Powerlifter Vedaste Niyonzima believes he has what it takes to challenge for a medal at the upcoming Commonwealth Games scheduled for April 4-15 in Gold Coast, Australia. Niyonzima, a category 59 Para Powerlifter, is preparing to make his debut at the Commonwealth Games,...

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 2:20pm

Hakizimana posts personal best to finish 34th at World Half-Marathon Champs

Men, Top three 1. Geoffrey Kipsang Kamworor (Kenya) – 1:00:02 2. Abraham Naibei Cheroben (Bahrain) – 1:00:22 3. Aron Kifle (Eritrea) – 1:00:31 Rwanda 34. John Hakizimana – 1:02:26 42. Noel Hitimana – 1:02:53 110. David Gakuru – 1:07:02 RWANDA...

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 2:18pm

Muhitira looking to shine at Stramilano Half Marathon

RWANDA international middle and long-distance runner Félicien Muhitira is buoyant to put up a good show at the 2018 Stramilano Half Marathon scheduled for Sunday. The race starts at 10:30am Rwandan time, at Piazza Castello in Milan - Italy. The 43rd edition of the annual Half-Marathon event has...

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 2:16pm

V-ball league: UTB go on top after beating Kirehe and UNIK

Sunday KVC 0-3 APR KVC 3-0 IPRC South APR 3-0 IPRC South Saturday UTB 3-0 Kirehe UTB 3-0 UNIK UNIK 1-3 Kirehe University of Tourism, Technology and Business Studies (utb) on Saturday upstaged Kirehe and University of Kibungo (UNIK) in a spectacular 3-0 apiece to go at the top of the...

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 1:44pm