Ronaldo hits 100 as Real beat Bayern


BERLIN - Cristiano Ronaldo netted his 100th European goal on Wednesday to give holders Real Madrid a 2-1 comeback win at 10-man Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarterfinal, first-leg.

Kwibuka23: Coach Mwiseneza found healing in basketball


Maxime Mwiseneza, the current head coach of local basketball league side Espoir and a former player, is one of the survivors of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. He lost...

Team Rwanda look to make amends in Tour of Eritrea


The national cycling team (Team Rwanda) left the country on Wednesday morning aboard a RwandAir flight to the Eritrean capital of Asmara ahead of the 14th edition of Tour of...

Enrique slams Barca after 'nightmare' in Turin


TURIN - Barcelona coach Luis Enrique slammed his under­performing players after a 'nightmare' 3-­0 loss to Juventus that has severely dented the Spanish giants' Champions League hopes.

More teams to take part in V-ball Genocide memorial tournament


More teams are expected to take part in this year’s Genocide Memorial Tournament (GMT) compared to the previous years. Rwanda Volleyball Federation (FRVB) acting president Julius Kansiime Kagarama said this...

Peace Marathon: Nyirarukundo vows to end decade-long jinx


Rwanda’s most promising female athlete Salome Nyirarukundo has set her sights on ending the country’s decade-long jinx at the Kigali International Peace Marathon slated for May 21.

Gisembe memorial basketball tourney set for May and June


The annual Gisembe memorial basketball tournament, organised by Rwanda Basketball Federation (FERWABA) in partnership with local basketball league powerhouse Espoir, has been scheduled for May and June.

23 years later, volleyball star is yet to find father’s remains


National volleyball captain Christophe Mukunzi Gasarasi’s father was killed by the Interahamwe militia during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Yet 23 years later, the family is yet to locate...

Kwibuka23: Rayon to pay homage to ex-players, staff


As the country continues to mark the 23rd anniversary of the Genocide against the Tutsi, Rayon Sports, one of the oldest football and most supported clubs in the country, are...

World cross country championship was a learning experience, says Sugira

Following his quiet debut performance at the just-concluded 2017 IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Rwanda’s first rising athlete James Sugira says he drew positive lessons from the biennial competition.

FIFA, African FAs join Rwanda in Genocide commemoration


The world football governing body, FIFA, and several African Football Associations have sent messages of solidarity to the people of Rwanda as the country commemorates the 1994 Genocide against the...

Para-Taekwondo: Rwanda target points at 2017 World Championships in London

National Para-Taekwondo team coach Allen Irene Bagire believes Rwandan fighters have what it takes to win medals at the World Para-Taekwondo Championships slated for October in England.

FIA makes U-turn on ARC point scoring system

The Federation of International Motor Sport (FIA) has made a U-turn on the new African Rally Championship (ARC) point scoring system.

Football helps to heal wounds of Genocide, says Karekezi


Former Amavubi captain, Olivier Fils Karekezi, says football has healed the wounds of many Rwandans, who were affected by the 1994 Genocide against Tutsis in which over a million innocent...

Rayon Sports readies for ‘physical Rivers United’, says Masudi


Rayon Sports have started preparations for the CAF Confederation Cup playoff round, first leg match against Nigerian side Rivers United which is slated for April 15 in Port Harcourt-the second...

Uganda to host 2017 FIBA-Zone V Club Championship

FIBA Africa Zone V board has awarded the hosting rights for this year’s Club Championship for Men and Women to Uganda.

Second football Genocide memorial tourney for June


Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) will for the second time organise a memorial tournament in June to honor football players, officials and administrators who were killed during the 1994 Genocide against...

APR in Tunisia for Women's African Club Championship

APR women volleyball club will represent Rwanda at the 2017 CAVB Women’s African Club Championship that started on Friday and will run until April 18 in Monastir, Tunisia.

Genocide survivor Kamanda finds healing in Rugby


During the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, Tharcisse Kamanda was only 13 years old. But he recalls the terror and killings which saw them flee their home to seek refuge...

Uwamahoro on how cricket changed her life after surviving the Genocide


Rwanda Cricket Association (RCA) is committed to use the sport to empower women and girls, especially those that were affected by the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi. The affirmation comes two...

Sports fraternity urged on unity as Rwandans remember


As the country marks the 23rd anniversary of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, the sports fraternity will once again join the rest of Rwandans to reflect on the role...

Peace Cup to kick off on April 18

The 2017 edition of the Peace Cup competition will kickoff on April 18 with 1/16th qualification round matches. The tournament will be played over two legs and will kick off...

Nyirarukundo eyes medal at IAAF World Championships


Highly-rated female athlete Salome Nyirarukundo has vowed to become the first Rwandan athlete to win a medal at this year’s IAAF World Championships. On Sunday, the 19-year-old made history by...

[PHOTOS] Rayon Sports thump Amagaju to restore 11-point lead at top


Table leaders Rayon Sports thrashed Amagaju 4-1 on Wednesday at Stade de Kigali to re-establish their eleven-point advantage at the top of the Azam Rwanda Premier League.