Sports

Police, APR face off in winner-take-all league clash

Saturday Police           Vs       APR 3pm Defending champions APR and rivals Police square off this afternoon in the final game of the 2018 National Handball League. The winner will be crowned champions. The two...

Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 11:36am

Maic Shyaka Ndutiye: Karate changed me

Like most young people, Maic Shyaka Ndutiye, 17, the winner of Rwanda’s first-ever gold medal in an international Karate contest, loves music and movies. If you see him lost in his headphones, chances are, he will be listening to Dream Boys, a Rwandan R&B group, or American rapper Eminem...

Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 12:38am

Niyonzima calls for fans’ backing at Ivory Coast clash

Sunday Group H Rwanda Vs Ivory Coast 15:30 Guinea Vs CAR 16:30 HARUNA Niyonzima, the captain of the national football team – Amavubi – has appealed to football fans and Rwandans at large, to turn up in big numbers to support the Wasps as they bid to sting Ivory Coast come Sunday...

Friday, September 7, 2018 - 11:52pm

Rayon start training without key players ahead of Enyimba tie

Quarter-finals First legs: Sept 16, second: Sept 23 Rayon (RWA) Vs Enyimba (NGR) CARA (CGO) Vs Raja Casablanca (MAR) Al Masry (EGY) Vs USM Alger (ALG) AS Vita (COD) Vs RSB Berkane (MAR) Semi-finals First legs: Oct 3, second: Oct 24 Rayon/Enyimba Vs CARA/Raja Masry/USM Alger Vs AS...

Friday, September 7, 2018 - 11:11pm

We can sting anyone at home, says Amavubi’s Rwatubyaye

Sunday Group H Rwanda    Vs     Ivory Coast 15:30 Guinea      Vs     CAR 16:30 Rwanda international Abdul Rwatubyaye believes Amavubi are capable of beating Ivory Coast as the two sides gear up for their AFCON Group...

Friday, September 7, 2018 - 10:36am

Cricket: Indatwa keen to surprise teams in UNIMONI-RCA league

After surprising White Clouds women cricket club last weekend, Indatwa are keen to shock more teams in the UNIMONI- RCA Women Cricket Premier League. Head coach Eric Dusabemungu, who also serves as the senior men’s national team skipper, has said that defeating giants White Clouds is proof...

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 11:31pm

Local friendlies helped us to prepare for African championships – Bitok

Friendly game Wednesday National U21 Team 2-3 UTB The national volleyball team head coach, Paul Bitok, has said there are positives to take from the friendly matches his under-21 men’s side have played over the last four weeks as Rwanda prepare for the African U21 Men’s Volleyball...

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 11:26pm

Hard work in football pays off, Arsenal legend Lauren tells youngsters

Arsenal legend Etamé-Mayer Lauren has urged Rwandan youth to consider football as a professional career and take it seriously rather than an avenue to pass time. The 41-year old former right-back made the observation while conducting a training session with youngsters at Amahoro Stadium yesterday...

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 12:15pm

Ferwacy names Team Rwanda roster for World Champs

Sept 22-30 The 2018 UCI Road World Championships Rwanda Cycling Federation (Ferwacy) has announced Team Rwanda’s roster that will represent the country at the forthcoming 2018 UCI Road World Championships. This year’s edition of the annual event is scheduled for September 22-30 in...

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 11:50am

Volleyball: Bitok names final squad for African U21 Championships

Rwanda volleyball team head coach Paul Bitok has named his final 14-member squad for the upcoming African U21 Men’s Volleyball Championships come September 12-19 in Nigeria. Of the initial 19 players who had been in intensive preparations, the Kenyan tactician dropped five players as he...

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 2:05am

Niyonzima hopeful for future despite missing Amavubi call-up

Despite missing out on a call-up to Amavubi for the Ivory Coast AFCON qualifier tie come September 9, Rayon Sports midfielder Olivier ‘Sefu’ Niyonzima has remained optimistic that time will come and he earns a regular place on the national team. Speaking to Times Sport yesterday,...

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 2:03am

We’re ready for Enyimba, says Rayon Sports SG

CAF Conf Cup quarter-finals First leg: September 16 Rayon Vs Enyimba CARA Vs Raja Club Athletic El Masry Vs USM Alger AS Vita Vs RS Berkane RAYON Sports will attempt to reach their first semi-final in a continental competition when they take on Nigeria’s Enyimba in a two-legged tie...

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 2:40am

La Tropicale Amissa Bongo 2019 to visit Equatorial Guinea

La Tropicale Amissa Bongo 2019 roadmap January 21 Stage 1: Bongoville – Moanda January 22 Stage 2: Franceville – Okondja January 23 Stage 3: Léconi – Franceville January 24 Stage 4: Mitzic – Oyem January 25 Stage 5: Bitam – Mongomo (Equatorial Guinea)...

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 12:21am

Mashami laments absence of Tuyisenge for Ivory Coast tie

Vincent Mashami, the Amavubi head coach, has admitted that the loss of striker Jacques Tuyisenge is a big blow for Amavubi as they gear up to host former African champions Ivory Coast in an AFCON Group H qualifier on September 9. The two teams are part of a four-country group along with the...

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 4:45pm

Volleyball: Setter Mahoro joins UTB on two-year deal

The national volleyball first-choice setter Ivan Nsabimana Mahoro has completed his move to top tier league side UTB volleyball club after inking a two-year contract. The development was confirmed to Times Sport on Monday by Philbert Mucyo, the team manager of the University of Tourism, Technology...

Monday, September 3, 2018 - 11:26pm

Volleyball youngsters hailed despite loss to Egypt in final showdown

Sunday Final Egypt 3-0 Rwanda Third place Cameroun 3-1 Nigeria The national U20 women’s volleyball team has been praised for a ‘job well done’ following their stellar performance at the just concluded African Championships staged in Nairobi, Kenya. Rwanda beat Cameroon in...

Monday, September 3, 2018 - 11:20pm

African Champs showing raised Rwanda’s Karate profile – Uwayo

RWANDA’s achievement – eight medals including its first gold – at the just-concluded African Championships established the country as a Karate powerhouse on the continent. Theogene Uwayo, Rwanda Karate Federation president, told Times Sport Sunday. This was at the end of the 17th...

Monday, September 3, 2018 - 9:10am

Bank of Kigali dominate second edition of Inter-Bank Games

Saturday Finals Basketball BK 89-63 Equity Bank Volleyball BK 3-0 BPR Football BK 2-0 Equity Bank Bank of Kigali teams have dominated the second edition of Inter-Bank Games, which concluded over the weekend, lifting titles in basketball, football, and volleyball. The competitions...

Monday, September 3, 2018 - 12:57am

Nsabimana off to India for Pro move to Minerva Punjab

Rwanda international and former APR centre-back Aimable Nsabimana has left the country to join his new Indian side Minerva Punjab. The 21-year-old departed to the world’s second most populous country Sunday morning aboard an Ethiopian Airlines flight where he is expected to sign a one-year...

Monday, September 3, 2018 - 12:49am

Rwanda wins first ever gold in an international Karate tournament

Fighters Maic Shyaka Ndutiye, 17, Vanily Ngarambe, 25, Emery Espoir Ntungane, 25, and Lucky Niyitegeka, 17, on Saturday added four more medals, including a historic gold, to Rwanda’s tally in the African Karate Championships. The 2018 edition of the African Karate Championships got underway...

Sunday, September 2, 2018 - 1:06pm