FIFA Council Meeting: Delegates in Kigali for inspection visit

FIFA officials have started a second inspection visit in Kigali, in preparation for the eighth FIFA Council Meeting scheduled for October 25-26. The six-member delegation, led by FIFA’s Senior Corporate Events Manager Antonetta Santagata, arrived in the country on Tuesday ...

Thursday, May 24, 2018, 2:54 PM

Handball team rues poor preps despite Challenge Trophy triumph

Rwanda’s junior handball team head coach Anaclet Bagirishya has said that he was not impressed with his team’s preparations despite his youngsters retaining the IHF Africa Zone 5B Challenge title in Uganda.   Rwanda overcame the hosts 32-27 to claim the 2018 regional...

Thursday, May 24, 2018, 2:47 PM

Sugira starts training after 10-month injury ordeal

Rwanda international and APR FC forward Ernest Sugira has edged closer to a return to competitive football after ten months on the sidelines with left leg injury. The 27-year-old striker has not kicked a ball since August 2017 when the former AS Kigali goal-machine suffered a fractured left-leg...

Thursday, May 24, 2018, 3:13 AM

Div2 League: Intare eye win over Heroes for top spot

Today Intare Vs Heroes ; 3pm SECOND division football league side Intare FC are keen on earning a  win over Heroes to finish the group stage on top of Pool B, which would boost their chances of getting promoted to the topflight league. Still unbeaten after 19 games, Intare host rivals...

Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 1:14 AM

Volleyball: REG eager to retain Rutsindura memorial title

The 2017 Rutsindura Volleyball Memorial Tournament winners, Rwanda Energy Group (REG), will be keen to retain the crown when this year’s edition gets underway on June 23. The two-day tournament is organised every year by Huye-based secondary school Petit Seminaire Virgo Fidelis in memory of...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 5:05 AM

Rwanda crowned Challenge Trophy champions

Sunday Final Rwanda 32-27 Uganda Third place Ethiopia 29-22 Kenya RWANDA’s junior handball team overcame Uganda 32-27 on Sunday at Namboole Stadium to successfully retain International Handball Federation Africa Zone 5B Challenge title. The Rwandan youngsters hadstruggled to prepare...

Monday, May 21, 2018, 2:57 AM

Volleyball: Gisagara edge past APR to reach playoffs finals

Saturday Gisagara 3-1 APR Defending champions Gisagara overcame APR in four sets at Gisagara Gymnasium to set a date with Rwanda Energy Group, REG, in the men’s Play-off Games finals. REG became the first team to reach the qualifiers of the best-of-five finals after eliminating University...

Sunday, May 20, 2018, 3:45 AM

Handball: Rwanda face Kenya in Challenge Trophy semis

Today Rwanda Vs Kenya, 2pm Ethiopia Vs Uganda, 2pm Defending champions Rwanda junior handball team take on Kenya today in a semi-final clash of the ongoing IHF Challenge Trophy tournament in Uganda as the youthful side seeks to retain the regional tournament. In another round of four...

Saturday, May 19, 2018, 2:50 AM

Sunrise part ways with Gatera, Ntamugabumwe named interim coach

Azam Rwanda Premier League side Sunrise FC have parted company with Alphonse Gatera as head coach after ten months in charge. The club has appointed his assistant Evariste Ntamugabumwe as interim coach until the end of the 2017/2018 season, Times Sport can confirm. According to our sources, the...

Friday, May 18, 2018, 2:03 AM

Regional handball: Rwanda down Burundi to reach semis

Today Rwanda 37-22 Burundi The national junior handball team overpowered Burundi in a comfortable 37-22 victory on Thursday afternoon at Namboole Stadium courts to advance to the semi-finals of the ongoing regional IHF U20 Challenge Trophy in Kampala, Uganda. The triumph over Burundi...

Thursday, May 17, 2018, 5:37 PM

Handball: Rwanda thump Sudan to maintain unbeaten run

Rwanda vs Burundi Today Rwanda 55-8 Sudan Rwanda U20 handball team thrashed Sudan 55-8 on Wednesday afternoon to maintain their unbeaten run at the ongoing regional IHF U20 Challenge Trophy in Kampala, Uganda. Head Coach Anaclet Bagirishya showed no mercy to counterparts of Sudan, notably...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 4:59 PM

Handball: Rwanda face Sudan in quest for second win

Today   Group A Ethiopia vs Tanzania 8pm   Group B Rwanda vs Sudan 11am   Burundi vs Uganda 8pm   Defending champions Rwanda U20 handball team tussle it out with counterparts Sudan today at Lugogo stadium, eyeing a second victory in the regional IHF Challenge...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 10:55 AM

Volleyball: APR look to end RRA’s grip on league

Semi-finals – playoffs May 19 RRA Vs KVC APR Vs Ruhango APR women volleyball team are optimistic they will end RRA dominance in the national volleyball league as both giants gear up for semifinals of the playoff games on Saturday. After the regular league, former champions APR are in...

Monday, May 14, 2018, 11:33 PM

Handball: Rwanda beat hosts Uganda in regional tourney

Monday Group A Tanzania 22-35 Kenya Group B Uganda 29-30 Rwanda Defending champions Rwanda U20 handball team got off to a winning start to the regional Challenge Trophy narrowly beating hosts Uganda 30-29 on Monday at Lugogo stadium in Kampala. The victory came as a near surprise for a...

Monday, May 14, 2018, 11:24 PM

Youth handball: Rwanda face Uganda in Challenge Trophy opener

Today Group A Tanzania Vs Kenya 2pm Djibouti Vs Ethiopia 6pm Group B Uganda Vs Rwanda 4pm Burundi Vs Somalia 8pm RWANDA will embark on their Challenge Trophy title defence this afternoon in Kampala, taking on the hosts Uganda. The two countries faced off in the 2016 edition’s...

Monday, May 14, 2018, 12:27 AM

Volleyball: REG edge UTB to reach playoffs finals

Saturday REG 3-1 UTB APR 3-2 Gisagara Rwanda Energy Group (REG) overpowered University of Tourism Technology and Business Studies (UTB) in four sets on Saturday night at Petit Stade in Remera to become the first team to book a ticket to finals of the 2018 volleyball playoff games. REG set...

Monday, May 14, 2018, 12:20 AM

Junior handball team off to Uganda for Challenge Trophy

The National U20 handball team yesterday departed for Uganda ahead of the 2018 Challenge Trophy slated for May 14-20 in Kampala. The team held their last training session on Saturday morning at Amahoro stadium before coach Anaclet Bagirishya trimmed the 18-man provisional team to a 14 players....

Saturday, May 12, 2018, 11:17 PM

Volleyball playoffs: REG eye spot in final

Today REG Vs UTB 5 pm Gisagara Vs APR 7pm Rwanda Energy Group (REG) have their sights firmly set on the playoff games finals when they take on University of Tourism Technology and Business Studies (UTB) in game 2 of the best-of-three semifinals today. The match starts at 5pm at Petit Stade in...

Saturday, May 12, 2018, 12:10 AM

Rwandan athletes start residential camp ahead of Peace Marathon

Twenty-one Rwandan athletes have started residential camp for intensive preparations ahead of the 14th Kigali International Peace Marathon scheduled for May 20. Over 8000 participants from around the world are expected to participate in the multi-category race. The team, in camp in northern...

Saturday, May 12, 2018, 12:05 AM

U20 Handball Team upbeat ahead of Challenge Trophy

Group A: Djibouti, Tanzania, Ethiopia and Kenya Group B: Burundi, Somalia, Uganda, Rwanda, and Sudan   RWANDA Under-20 national men’s handball team has upped preparations as the team readies to retain the 2018 Challenge Trophy tournament scheduled for May 14-20 in Kampala, Uganda...

Friday, May 11, 2018, 12:10 PM