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Volleyball: Seven local clubs to grace KAVC tourney

Seven local volleyball clubs have confirmed they will participate in the 22nd NSSF KAVC International Volleyball Championship on August 3-5 in Kampala, Uganda. The three-day tournament will be contested by 34 teams, local and regional. The teams that have confirmed to take part in the tournament...

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 10:37pm

Karate, athletics teams off to Algeria for African Youth Games

Karate and athletics teams have arrived in Algiers, Algeria for the 2018 African Youth Games, which also double as qualifiers for this year’s Youth Olympics to be held in Argentina. The two youthful teams departed for Algeria yesterday at 4pm aboard Qatar Airways. The 3rd African Youth...

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 10:33pm

Areruya in China for Tour of Qinghai Lake

Tour of Qinghai Lake (2.HC) Roadmap July 22 Stage 1 - Ledu › Xining (162k) July 23 Stage 2 - Xining › Xining (115km) July 24 Stage 3 - Duoba › Guide (133km) July 25 Stage 4 - Guide › Longyangxia (100km) July 26 Stage 5 - Longyangxia › Bird Islet (...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 10:32pm

Rwanda to field 20 teams in FEASSSA Games

Rwanda School Sports Federation (RSSF), has confirmed the country will be represented by a total 20 teams at the upcoming East Africa’s post-primary games slated for August 10-20 in Musanze district, Northern Province. This was confirmed to Times Sport on Monday by RSSF Technical Director...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 7:47am

Woods drawn alongside Matsuyama, Knox at British Open

Tiger Woods, back at the British Open this week for the first time since 2015, will begin his campaign in Thursday’s opening round at Carnoustie in a three-ball with Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama and Russell Knox of Scotland. “It has been a while and I’ve certainly missed it,...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 12:17am

Safety measures to be improved during Mountain Gorilla Rally

The Federation of International Automobile (FIA) has imposed more safety measures to be applied to all vehicles participating in the Africa Rally Championship, including this year’s Rwanda Mountain Gorilla Race. One of the newly introduced rules is that, it is now compulsory for all crews...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 12:13am

Beach volleyball team off to Algeria for African Youth Games

The national U18 beach volleyball teams, boys and girls, departed for Algeria on Sunday afternoon, at 4pm aboard Qatar Airways, ahead of the 2018 African Youth Games. The 3rd African Youth Games competition is due July18-28 in the Algerian capital – Algiers. Rwanda’s beach volleyball...

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 12:09pm

Volleyball: Rwanda set for women’s African U20 Champs

Rwanda’s U-20 women’s volleyball national team is set to compete at this year’s African U20 Nations Championship to be held in Kenya from August 24 to September 3. The development was confirmed to Times Sport on Sunday by the local volleyball governing body’s Secretary...

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 9:25am

MINISPOC, RNOSC launch book on traditional sports

Rwanda National Olympic and Sports Committee (RNOSC) in conjunction with the Ministry of Sports and Culture (MINISPOC) on Friday officially launched a book dubbed ‘Imikino n’Intwaro Gakondo’ about traditional and cultural sports. The book, written by elderly experts, describes in...

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 11:04pm

Minister Uwacu flags-off delegation to African Youth Games

Minister for Sports and Culture, Julienne Uwacu has flagged off the Rwandan delegation to this year’s African Youth Games, which will be held in in Algiers, Algeria from July 18-28. Friday afternoon at the ministry’s headquarters, the ceremony attracted officials of Rwanda National...

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 10:36pm

Serena and Kerber to vie for Wimbledon title

Seven-time champion Serena Williams reached the Wimbledon final for the 10th time on Thursday and will face Germany’s Angelique Kerber for the title. The 25th seeded American downed German 13th seed Julia Goerges 6-2, 6-4 to book her place in her 30th Grand Slam final. The 36-year-old, who...

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 10:47pm

Nishimwe gears up for 2018 African Athletics Champs

Female middle distance runner Beatha Nishimwe has embarked on her final preparations for the forthcoming 21st edition of African Athletics Senior Championships in Nigeria. This year’s continental championships are scheduled for August 1-5 at the Asaba Township Stadium in the Delta State,...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 9:53pm

Athletics: Hakizimana signs one year with Italy’s Castello Firenze

Rwanda international and APR Athletics Club runner John Hakizimana has inked a one-year contract with Italian side Atletica Castello Firenze. The 21-year old confirmed the development to Times Sport on Tuesday. The long middle and long distance runner lands the professional contract in Italy...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 12:25am

Karate team gear up for African Youth Games

The trio of U18 karate players who are set to represent the country at the upcoming 3rd African Youth Games in Algeria, have intensified preparations and are in high gear for the showpiece. The third edition of the quadrennial continental competitions is slated for July 18-28. The two boys and...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 12:17am

Hitimana in preps for 2018 Brazzaville Half Marathon

Rwanda long distance runner Noel Hitimana has upped preparations ahead of forthcoming 15th edition of Semi-Marathon International de Brazzaville in the Republic of Congo. The one-day annual event is scheduled for August 14th. The 2018 Kigali International Peace Half Marathon winner has been...

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 12:02am

All set for inaugural Duathlon Liberation Challenge

Rwanda Triathlon Federation (RTF) has organized the first edition of Duathlon Liberation Challenge which takes today in Kigali’s Central Business District (CBD). Participants of the one-day event will race a total distance of 26.6 kilometres, including 19km of cycling and 7.6km of running....

Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 1:17am

Nyirarukundo eyes first podium finish at African Championships

August 1-5 African Athletics Championships Rwanda’s leading track and field female runner Salome Nyirarukundo has intensified training ahead of the forthcoming 21st edition of African Athletics Senior Championships in Nigeria. This year’s continental championships are scheduled for...

Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 1:04pm

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

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