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Cricket: Rwanda to face Swaziland in World Cup qualifiers opener

The national U-19 cricket team will begin their campaign in the ICC U19 World Cup Africa Division 2 qualifiers against Swaziland on Sunday at Senwes Cricket Stadium in South Africa. Teams start arriving in South Africa today ahead of Sunday’s official kick-off of the qualifiers tournament,...

Friday, August 17, 2018 - 12:07am

Rayon Sports sign two new players

Azam Rwanda Premier League giants Rayon Sports have completed the signing of two new players Gerard Stephane Kouame Brou and Prosper Donkor Kuka to help bolster the squad in a bid to do better in Caf Confederation Cup match against Gor Mahia on August 19. Ghanaian midfielder Kuka, 20, signed from...

Friday, August 17, 2018 - 12:05am

Basketball teams begin early preps for second round qualifiers

Group F first-leg fixtures September 14 Senegal    Vs   Rwanda September 15 Rwanda   Vs   Cote d’Ivoire September 16 Rwanda   Vs   CAR The national men’s senior basketball team will this evening, at Amahoro...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 9:41am

Mashami inks one-year deal as Amavubi head coach

Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) Wednesday appointed Vincent Mashami as new head coach of the senior national football team on a one-year, renewable, contract. The former APR coach served as the team’s assistant coach to German Antoine Hey who stepped down earlier this year. Ever since,...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 12:38am

Rusheshangoga on the verge of rejoining APR

After parting ways with Tanzania topflight league side Singida United, Amavubi right-back Michel Rusheshangoga is closing in on a second stint with Rwandan champions APR FC. In an interview with Times Sport, the 24-year old confirmed that he is no longer a player for Singida, and revealed that he...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 12:35am

Circuit beach volleyball set for September 8

The local volleyball governing body, FRVB, has confirmed there will be a circuit beach volleyball tournament on the shores of Lake Kivu in Rubavu District from September 8-9. According to Christian Hatumimana, FRVB Executive Secretary, the annual event help players to keep fit and get ready for...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 12:32am

Team Rwanda begin quest for 2.HC medal at Colorado Classic

The 2018 Colorado Classic (2.HC race) Today Stage one: Vail (Circuit) (103.2km) Aug 17 Stage two: Vail (TTT) (15.88km) Aug 18 Stage three: Denver (161.9km) Aug 19 Stage four: Denver (114.8km) elite riders of The national cycling team, Team Rwanda, will today begin their chase for...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 12:26am

FIBA Africa: Rwanda thump Cape Verde to storm quarters in second spot

Tuesday Group A Cape Verde 32-57 Rwanda Mozambique 57-45 Egypt The national U18 girls’ basketball team yesterday overpowered struggling Cape Verde 57-32 to advance to quarter-finals as first runners-up of Group A in the ongoing FIBA U18 Women’s African Championships. Following...

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 4:04pm

U17 Amavubi keen on ticket to AFCON after overcoming Burundi

Monday Burundi     3-4      Rwanda Rwanda U17 football team head coach, Yves Rwasamanzi, has hailed his young troops after edging Burundi 4-3 on Monday to reach the semi-finals of the CECAFA- CAF U17 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying tournament in Dar...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 11:37pm

Cricket team set for ICC U19 World Cup qualifiers in SA

The national junior cricket team is set to compete at the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup Africa Qualifier Division 2 tournament, slated for August 17-29 in South Africa. The tournament will bring together eleven African countries namely; Rwanda, Botswana, Ghana, Tanzania, Mozambique...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 11:34pm

Table tennis federation, Chinese embassy to strengthen partnership

After years in slumber land, the sport of Table Tennis in Rwanda has awakened and the governing body is in line to benefit from a Chinese Embassy-sponsored annual tournament, the Ambassadors’ Cup, whose first edition was held last month. Later this month, the federation and the Chinese...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 11:28pm

Women’s U20 V-ball team confident to challenge for title at African Champs

The national U20 women volleyball team has started residential camp for intensive preparations ahead of the upcoming CAVB Africa U20 Nations Championship. The continental tourney runs from August 24 to September 3 in Nairobi, Kenya. The team, which reported to camp over the weekend at St Francois...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 11:26pm

Arsenal fans in Rwanda are finally smiling…and something is terribly going wrong at the Theatre of Shattered Dreams

‘Visit Rwanda’ made its debut in English football Sunday, gracing the left sleeve of Arsenal shirts and the perimeter LED displays and screens inside the 59,867-capacity Emirates Stadium. It was a proud day for Rwanda as Visit Rwanda-Arsenal deal – heralded in many circles as a...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 11:17pm

Muhitira, Hitimana dominate Brazzaville Half Marathon

Monday 2018 Brazzaville Half Marathon 1.Felicien Muhitira (Rwanda) 1h04’35” 2.Noel Hitimana (Rwanda) 1h06’23” 3.Wilson Kipsang (Kenya) 1h07’50” RWANDA’s duo of long distance runners, Felicien Muhitira and Noel Hitimana, dominated this year’s 15th...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 2:06pm

Basketball: Rwanda U18 girls take on Cape Verde in a must-win game

Tuesday Group A Rwanda Vs Cape Verde 3:45pm Mozambique Vs Egypt 6pm Following Sunday’s disappointing loss to hosts Mozambique in their second game, the national U18 girls basketball team take on Cape Verde in a must-win final Group A game today as they seek to storm the semi-finals of...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 10:37am

Haringingo thrilled after guiding Mukura to first major title in 26yrs

MUKURA Victory Sports head coach Francis Haringingo has heaped praise on his players following their Peace Cup win over Rayon Sports at Kigali Stadium on Sunday. Mukura beat Rayon Sports 3-1  on penalties to clinch their first major title in 26 years after the two sides played out a goalless...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 2:10am

Mugisha, U23 Team Rwanda head to France for Tour de l’Avenir

Tour de l’Avenir roadmap Aug 17 Stage one: Grand-Champ-Elven (138.2km) Aug 18 Drefféac-Châteaubriant (144.2km) Aug 19 Le Lude-Châteaudun (171.2km) Aug 20 Orléans-Orléans (TTT) (20.2km) Aug 21 Beaugency-Levroux (145.8km)) Aug 22 Le Blanc-Cérilly (181.1km) Aug 23...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 2:10am

There woud not be sports devt in the region without FEASSSA, says Mugisha

The Federation of East Africa Secondary School Sports Associations (FEASSSA) president, Justus Mugisha, has said that without FEASSSA Games in the East African region, sports development would be on a very loose foundation. Mugisha was speaking Sunday in Musanze District during the opening...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 12:03am

Mukura are Cup kings!

Final Rayon Sports 0-0 Mukura (1-3 penalties) Third place APR 1-0 Sunrise Goalkeeper Regis Aime Ingabire was the hero as Mukura Victory Sports finally ended their 26-year wait to lift the Amahoro (Peace) Cup. Ingabire saved two penalties as his side beat Rayon Sports 3-1 in penalty shootouts...

Monday, August 13, 2018 - 4:30pm

Team Rwanda off to United States for Colorado Classic

The 2018 Colorado Classic (2.HC race) Aug 16 Stage one: Vail (Circuit) (103.2km) Aug 17 Stage two: Vail (TTT) (15.88km) Aug 18 Stage three: Denver (161.9km) Aug 19 Stage four: Denver (114.8km) Barely less than 24 hours after the conclusion of 2018 Tour du Rwanda, Team Rwanda’s six...

Monday, August 13, 2018 - 3:19pm