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Mashami vows to overhaul Amavubi

Vincent Mashami has promised to instill a winning mentality into the Amavubi players and overhaul the team for the better as the new manager takes charge of his first training session today. The former APR coach said  this while he was being unveiled  to the media as the new Amavubi head...

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 12:30am

Tennis: Rwanda U12 team set for African Champs

Rwanda’s Under-12 national teams (boys and girls) have intensified preparations ahead of the African Youth Tennis Championships set for September 2-6 in Morocco. The six-player team – three boys and three girls – qualified for the continental competition in March after...

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 12:26am

Rwanda U-18 basketball team off to Bamako for African Championships

The national under-18 boys’ basketball team was due to leave the country for Bamako, Mali last night ahead of the 2018 FIBA Under-18 African Championships slated to run from August 24 to September 2. The team was set to take off at 12:30am aboard an Ethiopian Airways flight. The youthful...

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 12:23am

Nigerian Ugochukwu set for trials at Rayon Sports

Nigerian striker McCarthy Okpara Ugochukwu has arrived in the country ahead of his trials with Azam Rwanda Premier League giants, Rayon Sports. Ugochukwu landed at Kigali International Airport on Tuesday afternoon and was welcomed by the club’s Secretary General Bernard ‘King’...

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 10:41pm

FIBA Africa U18: Rwanda finish 4th as Murekatete shines in All-Star five

Sunday 2018 FIBA Africa U18 Women Final Mali 86-33 Mozambique Third place playoff Angola 59-46 Rwanda 5-6 classification game Egypt 43-38 Cape Verde 7-8 classification game Uganda 38-48 DR Congo Rwanda’s U18 women basketball team snatched the fourth place at this year’s...

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 1:15am

Sport is important in promoting quality education – Minister Rwamukwaya

Sport is and will always be an important part of any community and plays a big role not only in promoting a healthy life but also in promoting quality education as well as contributing to integration and collaboration. This was observed by Olivier Rwamukwaya, the Minister of State for Technical...

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 11:05pm

Mashami unveils Amavubi provisional squad for Ivory Coast clash

September 9 Rwanda  Vs  Ivory Coast VINCENT Mashami, the newly appointed head coach of Rwanda national football team, has named a 32-man provisional squad for the upcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Ivory Coast in Kigali on September 9. As part of the...

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 11:02pm

Over 30 coaches train in Chanbara

Thirty-three local coaches on Sunday completed a one-day training that aimed at equipping them with the skills and knowledge in rules that govern the Chanbara sport. The training was organised by Rwanda Chanbara Federation (RCF) at Amahoro Stadium. Sensei Tsutomu Takahashi, a 6th Dan holder, was...

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 10:59pm

Eight teams confirmed for Women’s U20 African Championships

Eight teams have confirmed their participation at the 2018 Women’s U20 African Nations Championship due to start in Nairobi, Kenya on August 26 and run through to September 2. The confirmed teams are hosts Kenya, defending champions Egypt, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mauritius,...

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 10:55pm

Rwanda wins 25 medals as FEASSSA Games come to a close

Sunday Select results Boys football Final Buddo SS (Ug) 0-0 Lycée de Kigali (Rw) (4-3 pen) Girls football Third place playoff Remera Rukoma (Rw) 1-2 Mukono High (Ug) Girls volleyball Final Kwanthanze (KE) 3-0 GS Indangaburezi (Rw) Boys volleyball Third place playoff Don Bosco (Rw) 2-...

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 3:35pm

CAF Conf Cup: Rayon upset Gor Mahia to revive hope for last eight

Sunday Group D Gor Mahia 1-2 Rayon Sports Young Africans 2-1 USM Alger Rayon Sports stunned Kenyan giants Gor Mahia 2-1 at Kasarani Stadium on Sunday afternoon in the Total CAF Confederation Cup to boost their chances of reaching in the quarter-finals. Burundi-born forward Bonfils...

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 12:00pm

Mukura ready to live up to ‘elite status’ after Peace Cup triumph

Newly crowned Peace Cup kings, Mukura Victory Sports et Loisirs Football Club, also simply known as Mukura, are keen to live up to the expectations next season as a ‘major club’ after stunning Rayon Sports to lift this year’s Peace Cup title. By winning the country’s second...

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 11:44am

Colorado Classic: A trip to forget for Team Rwanda

The national cycling team, Team Rwanda, had a trip to forget at this year’s second edition of the annual Colorado Classic that ended yesterday in Denver, United States. Competing at the 2.HC UCI race category for the second successive time as the only African and only national team...

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 11:39am

CAF Conf Cup: Rayon seek first win against Gor Mahia

Sunday Group D Gor Mahia Vs Rayon Sports Young Africans Vs USM Alger Rayon Sports takes on Kenyan champions Gor Mahia in CAF Confederation’s Group D at Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi, seeking to win and keep alive the hopes of reaching the last eight of the tournament. Roberto Oliveira...

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 9:00am

Volleyball: UTB close in on signing Nyirimana as new coach

The University of Tourism Technology and Business Studies (UTB) volleyball club are in advanced talks to sign Fidele Nyirimana as their new head coach ahead of the 2018-19 season. The development was confirmed to Times Sport on Sunday by Philbert Mucyo, the UTB volleyball club team manager....

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 12:40am

We will put up a strong fight in ICC U19 WCup Qualifiers, says Mwanja

The national Under-19 cricket team head coach Joshua Mwanja has said that his side will put up a strong fight during the Africa Division 2 World Cup Qualifies that get underway today in South Africa. Rwanda start the campaign for a ticket to the second round of qualifiers against Swaziland this...

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 9:50pm

Police midfielder Nizeyimana seals move to APR

APR FC have completed the signing of midfielder Miraf Nizeyimana from Police Fc on a two-year contract. The former Etincelles FC skipper, who was recruited by Police in 2016, also on two-year contract – expired at the end of the 2017/2018 season last month. It is understood that Nizeyimana...

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 9:48pm

Inaugural Kickboxing Championships set

RWANDA Kickboxing Club have confirmed they will organize the maiden Kickboxing Championships this year, scheduled for August 24-25 at Kigali Convention Center. The two-day competition will be contested by players from Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. It will be the biggest and first of its kind...

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 9:47pm

Taekwondo federation under investigation for sex abuse

Rwanda Investigative Bureau (RIB) is investigating the local taekwondo governing body officials who are accused of sex abuse. It is reported that six female taekwondo athletes, that include underage teens, whose identities have been kept anonymous, have accused their coaches and Federation...

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 9:44pm

Rwanda oust DR Congo to set up semis date with Mali

Saturday Semifinal 1 Mali  Vs  Rwanda 4:45pm Friday Quarterfinals Mali              78-21  Cape Verde DR Congo  44-49  Rwanda The national U18 girls basketball team will this afternoon lock horns with...

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 12:07am