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Beraho urges boxers to be careerists

‘Boxers should volunteer to develop and stop running after donation money’ Ignace Beraho urged while opening the level one boxing coaching course at Amahoro Indoor stadium.  The Rwanda National Olympics Committee president thanked the new committee for resurrecting the sport that was gradually...

Tuesday, August 28, 2007 - 12:00am

FA summons 24 for CAN preps

Can qualifier September 8 Rwanda v Liberia . The local football governing body, Ferwafa has short listed 24 players to start preparations ahead of Rwanda’s final Group five Nations’ Cup qualifier against Liberia on September 8.  It has been confirmed that the Amavubi Stars will undergo a ten-...

Tuesday, August 28, 2007 - 12:00am

Error free!

Today’s fixtures Rayon v Police Umurabyo v Police Mukura v Etincelles Marines v Espoir  AS Kigali v Kibuye  Zebres v APR Jeunesse v Kiyovu For the first time in seasons, the national league enters it’s final round of matches with no team assured of the title.  Either APR Fc or...

Tuesday, August 28, 2007 - 12:00am

APR are ‘07 Carre’d’AS champs

Finals APR 3-0 KVC (Men)  APR 3-1 APED RWAZA (Women)  APR Volleyball Club wrapped up their 2007 local season in style after being crowned this year’s Carre’d’AS champions at Kimisagara grounds. The league champions ousted Kigali Volleyball Club in three straight sets in the final that...

Tuesday, August 28, 2007 - 12:00am

Angola retain Afrobasket title

Angola booked their ticket to the 2008 Beijing Olympics after claiming the 2007 Afrobasket championship that ended over the weekend in the country’s capital Luanda.  More records were set as the South African nation recorded a fifth back-to-back and ninth title in the event’s last ten editions...

Tuesday, August 28, 2007 - 12:00am

Karekezi’s Helsingborg held

Thursday Uefa Cup qualifier Drogheda United v Helsingborg Rwanda’s Sweden based professional player, Olivier Karekezi’s could not find the net as his side Helsingborg was held to a goalless draw by Elfsborg United in the Swedish first division league clash over the weekend. According to the club’s...

Tuesday, August 28, 2007 - 12:00am

Guards no challenge for Challengers

Guards 56 Challengers 58/2 Challengers won by eight wickets Right Guards suffered their worst defeat of the season when the lost to Challengers by eight-wicket on Sunday at Kicukiro Oval.  Facing a revamped Challengers side that went into the game on the back of two straight league wins, the...

Tuesday, August 28, 2007 - 12:00am

Disi finally in Osaka

Rwanda’s  long distance icon Dieudonne Disi finally made his trip to the World Athletics Championships in Osaka, Japan over the weekend. Disi who is expected to arrive in Osaka later today boarded Kenya Airways on Saturday with stopovers in Nairobi and Bombay. Speaking to Times Sport before...

Monday, August 27, 2007 - 12:00am

Bizimuremyi raps absentees

Mukura Victory Sport coach Rajab Bizimuremyi has launched an astonishing attack on his players for going away from the club without permission. The players who have come under their coach’s wrath are mainly eastern region towns of Goma and Bukavu in the DRC. In an exclusive interview with Times...

Monday, August 27, 2007 - 12:00am

Rwanda lose play-off

Prize Money  Winners:  Frw.4.04M Runners: Frw.3.6 MThird:  Frw.1.7 M Semi finalsUganda  3-0  RwandaBurundi  1-0  Kenya Third-PlaceRwanda  2-2  KenyaKenya wins 5-4 on penalties FinalsBurundi  2-0  Uganda Rwanda’s hopes of cashing on the...

Monday, August 27, 2007 - 12:00am

Title chase

Weekend resultsAPR  2-2           Rayon SportsAS-Kigali  3-0            ZebraEspoir  5-0            EtincellesAtraco  1...

Monday, August 27, 2007 - 12:00am

U-14 team back home

The national youthful team returned home yesterday from a week-long International Tennis Federation U-14 East Africa tennis circuit held in Nairobi, Kenya.The six-man team of Yejala Umumararungu, Hakim Ntwali, Olivier Havugimana, Prince Ishimwe, Pappy Umwizerwa and coach Lucian Hamisi returned home...

Saturday, August 25, 2007 - 12:00am

Rwanda, Uganda clash in semi-final

Semifinal fixturesTODAYRwanda v UgandaBurundi v Kenya SUNDAYFinals Rwanda’s prowess at the inaugural Cecafa youth championships will be tested when she clashes with Uganda in the first semi-final this afternoon at national U-17 football team is Prince Louis Rwagasore stadium in Burundi.Though both...

Saturday, August 25, 2007 - 12:00am

Amagaju eye to overhaul Electrogaz’s lead in Pool A

Second Division fixtures TodayYellow       v  AmagajuMukungwa    v  PepiniereInterforce       v  UNRMapinduzi     v  SorwatheMilitary       v  ISAE TomorrowUnion...

Saturday, August 25, 2007 - 12:00am

Carre’ d’AS is back

The 2007 national volleyball calendar is set to climax this weekend with the annual Carre’ d’AS tournament.The event is rolling into its tenth edition and like its norm, will merge the top four clubs of the 2007 national men’s and ladies’ volleyball league.According to the local volleyball...

Saturday, August 25, 2007 - 12:00am

BCR mug at tenth hole

After a three-week recess, the highly-rated Rwanda Commercial Bank (BCR) monthly mug returns this afternoon.Being a communal work day (Umuganda), the tournament will start at 12:30 till 5pm. Just like previous mug competitions, today’s action will be played on a full course (18-holes) and with...

Saturday, August 25, 2007 - 12:00am

Judgment day

As rivals APR and Rayon spar for league title Today APR      v     Rayon SportKick off time:  3:30 PmVenue:  Amahoro stadium Entry FeePavilion:   5000Covered stands:  1000Stands:   500 Today’s other fixtures Police...

Saturday, August 25, 2007 - 12:00am

EAC inter-schools’ bound team leave today

The national Secondary Schools’ team departs for Kisumu today aboard Regional Bus Services ahead of the start of the regional scheduled to start this weekend in Nairobi. Rwanda will have eight representatives at this year’s week-long regional Schools’ Championship. They include; Groupe Scolaire de...

Friday, August 24, 2007 - 12:00am

Amavubi rise in Fifa, drop in Caf ranking

Rwanda has moved one place up the Fifa/Coca-Cola rankings but dropped a place in Africa according to the August releases. Rwanda is now ranked 121 up from 122 last month and remains among the worst ranked football nation in the Cecafa zone but higher than Eritrea, Kenya, Djibouti and Somalia....

Friday, August 24, 2007 - 12:00am

Troubled Mossi suspended

Atraco’s new goal custodian signing Mohammed Mossi has been suspended indefinitely on grounds of indiscipline, club officials have confirmed. Atraco vice president, Issa Ngenzi told Times Sport yesterday that the veteran shot-stopper was suspended last week. However, the administrator could not...

Friday, August 24, 2007 - 12:00am