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2010 CAN corner : Egypt make their intent very clear

It could still be too early to count the chicks but make no mistake about Egypt’s ability to retain their Nations Cup title. They’re just too good to be counted out. On top of being the record winners of the African Nations Cup with six titles, Egypt could be on course to make further record as the...

Wednesday, January 13, 2010 - 12:00am

Rwanda joins Commonwealth Games Federation

RWANDA has finally been admitted into the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF). The federation, whose head quarters are situated in London, United Kingdom confirmed Rwanda’s entry into the 71-nation group last week. The Rwanda Olympic Committee’s (RNOC) Executive Director Thierry Ntwali told Times...

Wednesday, January 13, 2010 - 12:00am

CAN fixtures

Today Mali     v Algeria  6pm Angola v Malawi 8.30pm Tomorrow Ivory Coast v Ghana 8.30pm Ends

Wednesday, January 13, 2010 - 12:00am

Marine return still blurry

MARINE’s chances of making a comeback at this year’s national basketball league remain blurry, reports Timothy Muvunyi. The Rubavu-based side is still locked in financial hardship, the same reason that forced them to withdraw from last year’s play-offs. “We have approached several companies but...

Wednesday, January 13, 2010 - 12:00am

Pugilist Sibomana raring to go

RWANDA’S light welter (64kg) pugilist Pascal Sibomana is ready to scale heights in Sunday’s CNLS sponsored national boxing championship at Amahoro indoor stadium. Sibomana who will be representing Remera boxing club told Times Sport yesterday that his preparations are going well. “Everything is...

Wednesday, January 13, 2010 - 12:00am

APR go top

National football League Yesterday Etincelles 1-2 APR APR showed the desire of retaining the national league title after yesterday’s 2-1 away win over Etincelles at Umuganda stadium. The champions marched into the tie, trailing the Western Province side by three points and the sides looked equally...

Wednesday, January 13, 2010 - 12:00am

Atraco held

National football league Yesterday Atraco       0-0  AmagajuAS Kigali  1-3  PoliceMarine       1-0  ElectrogazTodayEtincelles  vs  APR ATRACO blew a perfect chance to go top of the national league table after...

Wednesday, January 13, 2010 - 12:00am

2010 CAN corner : Will this be the most unpredictable CAN?

Just after three days, the 2010 African Cup of Nations in Angola promises to be the most unpredictable competition in recent years. The state of pitches won’t make life any easier for the big boys whose game rotates around passing the ball on the ground rather than kicking it from defence to the...

Wednesday, January 13, 2010 - 12:00am

Kayiranga unhappy at Rayon

JEAN Baptist Kayiranga has threatened to quit as Rayon Sport head coach if the club management does not do something about their administration structures. Kayiranga, who replaced Raoul Shungu towards the end of last season, says that internal wrangles and persistent failure to pay players’...

Tuesday, January 12, 2010 - 12:00am

CAN fixtures

Today Cameroon  vs  Gabon  6pm Zambia       vs  Tunisia  8:30pmThursday Mali  vs  Algeria 6pm Angola  vs  Malawi 8.30pm Ends

Tuesday, January 12, 2010 - 12:00am

Interforce goalkeeper Nshizirungu suspended

INTERFORCE goalkeeper Claude Nshizirungu will miss his club’s next fixture after seeing red in Sunday’s second division tie against National University of Rwanda (UNR) at Huye Stadium. The shot stopper was dismissed following his aggressive behaviour on the referee. Interforce went on to lose the...

Tuesday, January 12, 2010 - 12:00am

Boxing meet moved to Sunday

PUGILISTS have two more days to prepare for the much anticipated national boxing championship after reports that the event has been rescheduled to Sunday. The meet, initially set for Friday, will be held at Amahoro Indoor Stadium. According to Rwanda Amateur Boxing Association (Raba) technical...

Tuesday, January 12, 2010 - 12:00am

Kibuye keep top flight dream alive

Sec.div league Group A Sorwathe 1-1 AsporZebres 2-2 PepiniereEtoile de l’Est 1-2 NyanzaIntare 0-1 Kibuye Group B Muhanga 1-1 EspoirStella Maris 1-1 La JeunesseUnion 2-1 ISAEUNR 2-1 Interforce KIBUYE continued their pursuit of returning to the top flight after a hard fought 1-0 win over Intare at...

Monday, January 11, 2010 - 12:00am

Gaseruka set for El Merreikh debut

ALOUA Gaseruka is finally set to make his long awaited debut for Sudanese outfit El Merreikh, Richard Mugarura reports. The centre-back, who can also play at right full back has been sidelined since his move from Atraco, three-weeks ago following difficulties in getting a playing license. However,...

Monday, January 11, 2010 - 12:00am

Today’s CAN fixtures

Today’s CAN fixtures Egypt v Nigeria -6pm Mozambique v Benin-8.30pm

Monday, January 11, 2010 - 12:00am

Kicukiro football academy to open

KICUKIRO football academy will open this Sunday. The academy will have players from three age brackets; 6-8, 9-11 and 12-15. Kicukiro football academy becomes the sixth football academy in the country after Ferwafa, APR, Kiyovu, Butare and Cercle Sportif. Like other academies, Kicukiro football...

Monday, January 11, 2010 - 12:00am

Kicukiro football academy to open

KICUKIRO football academy will open this Sunday. The academy will have players from three age brackets; 6-8, 9-11 and 12-15. Kicukiro football academy becomes the sixth football academy in the country after Ferwafa, APR, Kiyovu, Butare and Cercle Sportif. Like other academies, Kicukiro football...

Monday, January 11, 2010 - 12:00am

Rwanda to host U-18 Africa volleyball meet

RWANDA is set to host the 2010 Under-18 Africa Volleyball Championship this August. Rwanda won the hosting rights because of a good track record in successfully hosting regional and continental competitions. Rwanda volleyball federation (FRVB) technical director Christian Hatumimana now believes...

Monday, January 11, 2010 - 12:00am

Three athletes on way to Italy

THE number of local athletes in Europe is growing by the day. According to latest reports, Claudette Mukasakindi, Eric Sebahire and Felix Ntirenganya could all be on their way to Italy. Rwanda Athletics Federation (RAF) secretary general, Constant Twajamahoro has revealed that the federation is...

Monday, January 11, 2010 - 12:00am

Atraco target Amagaju scalp

National football league TodayPolice v AS Kigali Marines v Electrogaz Atraco v Amagaju TomorrowEtincelles vs APR ATRACO know that three points against Amagaju this afternoon will help them mount more pressure on the top two league sides; Etincelles and APR. The taxi men, who have won five of their...

Monday, January 11, 2010 - 12:00am