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Masudi takes charge of first AS Kigali training session

Saturday Kirehe vs AS Kigali On Monday evening, Djuma Masudi Irambona oversaw an AS Kigali training session for the first time since penning his one-year deal as the club’s new head coach last Friday. Fitness work was on the agenda before passing and ball circulation exercises were...

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 2:54pm

Delegates start to trickle in for eighth FIFA Council Meeting

Delegates have started to arrive in the country for the eighth FIFA Council Meeting due October 25-26 at Radisson Blu Hotel and Convention Centre. The meeting will be chaired by FIFA President Gianni Infantino, who’s expected to jet in tomorrow Wednesday. “We are honoured to host the...

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 11:05pm

AS Kigali tasks Masudi to win league this season

AS Kigali have tasked Djuma Masudi to deliver success to the club immediately. The City of Kigali-backed side want their new coach to lead them to their maiden Rwanda Premier League title as well as Peace Cup success in the current season,  according to the club’s vice president,...

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 11:03pm

AS Muhanga shock Police as Musanze hold AS Kigali

Sunday AS Muhanga   2-1  Police AS Kigali          1-1  Musanze Marines           1-1  Bugesera  Saturday Etincelles        0-1 ...

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 11:02pm

Arsenal coaches train Rwandan youngsters

Two Arsenal coaches, namely; Simon Thomas McManus and Green Kerry, are conducting a coaching clinic for young Rwandan footballers at Amahoro National Stadium. The training kicked off on Oct. 20 and will run through Oct. 24. The objective is to pass on football tips to local young talents. The...

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 11:01pm

Cricket League: Vikings pile more misery to Tamil Lions

Vikings Cricket Club piled more misery on Tamil Lions Club with 4 wickets win over the weekend at IPRC-Kicukiro. It was the fourth loss and the last game of the season for Tamil Lions that opted to bat 1st posting 149/10 in their 34 overs. Avinash Chandramouli contributed 49 runs off 80 balls...

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 10:54pm

Police handball team in camp ahead of ECAHF championship

Police handball team coach Dismas Ruratsinze has summoned 18 players who will constitute their provisional squad that starts residential camp today in Kimisagara, Kigali, ahead of this year’s East and Central Africa Handball Federation (ECAHF) senior club championships. The 2018 edition of...

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 10:53pm

Burundians impress at Cogebank Tennis Open

Burundians dominated the 3rd edition of the annual Cogebank Tennis Open tournament, claiming the top prizes in men and women’s categories, at Cercle Sportif de Kigali on Saturday. Abdoul Shakur beat Rwanda’s Etienne Niyigena 2-0 (6-3 and 6-2) in the final to lift the title in men...

Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 11:52pm

Bimenyimana strike gets Rayon off to winning start

Saturday Etincelles 0-1 Rayon Gicumbi 0-0 Espoir Mukura 1-0 Sunrise Kirehe 0-2 Kiyovu BONFILS Caleb Bimenyimana’s strike after nine minutes was enough to fire Rayon Sports to a winning start in the 2018/2019 Azam Rwanda Premier League as they overcame Etincelles 1-0 at Umuganda Stadium,...

Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 11:48pm

Lessons from Amavubi’s poor run in AFCON Qualifiers

It is hard to admit, but if there is a platform for Amavubi players, head coach Vincent Mashami and all those concerned to learn some lessons, then it should be in the ongoing qualifiers of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals due in Cameroon next year. Rwanda and Guinea shared 1-all spoils on...

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 8:59pm

Stephens backs on-court coaching rule change

Former US Open champion Sloane Stephens has thrown her support behind a push for on-court coaching to be allowed at Grand Slams. Patrick Mouratoglou, the coach of Serena Williams, has called for a rule change with on-court coaching currently banned in Grand Slams but allowed in WTA events. The...

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 8:59pm

Real suffer fourth defeat in five matches to set unwanted club record

Real Madrid suffered their fourth loss in five games and set an unwanted record with a defeat by Levante at the Bernabeu. The result put further pressure on coach Julen Lopetegui, whose side remain fifth in La Liga, three points behind leaders Alaves and a point behind Barcelona, who have yet to...

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 8:58pm

Volleyball: Bagirishya appointed Kirehe coach

The national volleyball league side Kirehe VS have appointed Jean de Dieu Bagirishya as their new head coach on a two-year contract. The development was confirmed to Sunday Sport by Kirehe Secretary General, Awunick Mutumwinka, on Saturday. The new deal with the Eastern Province-based side will...

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 8:58pm

Hakizimana on target as APR thump Amagaju in league opener

Today Muhanga       Vs      Police AS Kigali        Vs      Musanze Marines          Vs      Bugesera Friday...

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 8:58pm

Masudi pens one-year deal as AS Kigali coach

DJUMA Masudi Irambona was on Friday afternoon unveiled as AS Kigali new head coach. The former Burundi international signed a one-year deal. His signing put an end to speculation that had been linking their former coach Andre Casa Mbungo to a second stint with the club since last week when he (...

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 1:12pm

Ingabire’s unlikely rise to karate stardom

Karate being mainly a man’s sport is as common of a saying as it is unfortunate, and that fuels the underrepresentation of women in the martial art – in Rwanda and everywhere else. In most karate classes and clubs, women are notably fewer and sometimes are even treated as “...

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 11:27pm

Bayingana named new Francophonie cycling boss

RWANDA’s Aimable Bayingana has unanimously been elected as the new president of L'Union Francophone de Cyclisme, the cycling governing body of the International Organisation of La Francophonie. Bayingana, the president of Rwanda Cycling Federation (Ferwacy), was elected during the Union...

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 11:26pm

Rayon seek strong start to new season

Saturday Etincelles     Vs      Rayon Gicumbi       Vs      Espoir Mukura        Vs      Sunrise Kirehe     ...

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 11:23pm

Struggling Lions eye win over Vikings in cricket league

After enduring four defeats in the last five games in Unimoni National Cricket League, Tamil Lions have set their sights on beating Vikings when the two sides face off at IPRC- Kigali grounds on Sunday – starting at 9am. For the Lions, this will be their final fixture in the championship....

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 11:20pm

Legacy Basketball Tourney: Patriots, UGB and APR drawn in Group A

Men: Group A:Patriots, APR and UGB Group B:REG, IPRC-Kigali and Espoir   Women: Group A:IPRC South and the Hoops Group B:Ubumwe and APR   LEGACY Basketball Tournament pioneers United Generation Basketball (UGB) have been drawn in Group A along with reigning champions Patriots and...

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 11:17pm