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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

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

Rwandan Rwemarika elected new IOC member

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has elected nine new members including a Rwandan, Felicite Rwemarika, the first vice president of Rwanda National Olympic and Sports Committee (RNOSC). This was announced by the IOC on Tuesday following last Saturday’s elections held on the sidelines...

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 9:26am

Athletics: Muhitira retains Sedan-Charleville Half Marathon title in France

Sunday 2018 Sedan-Charleville (24.3km) Top five 1. Felicien Muhitira (Rwanda) 1h11’48” 2. Elvis Tabarach (Kenya) 1h11’50” 3. James Kibet (Uganda) 1h12’03” 4. Alfred Cherop (Kenya) 1h12’09” 5. Tony Pkiror Langangoi 1h13’28 RWANDA...

Monday, October 8, 2018 - 12:37pm

Rugby: Kigali Sharks clinch first league title

Kigali Sharks rugby club made history on Saturday night by winning their historic first national rugby league title as the domestic rugby season concluded at Amahoro stadium. Sharks ran riot to show just how important the title was to them with an emphatic 27-14 victory over Rusizi-based side...

Monday, October 8, 2018 - 12:08am

When Uwase’s star shined bright at Batumi Chess Olympiad

Joselyne Uwase, 15, was tense when hesitantly sauntering towards one of the back entrances to Makuza Peace Plaza, an upscale mixed-use urban development in Kigali, on the evening of September 17 with her big brother and a friend. The youngster fully understood the purpose of their unusual late...

Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 11:04am

Rwanda leaves Chess Olympiad 2018 two titles rich, optimistic over future

By the end of the 43rd Chess Olympiad 2018 on Friday the World Chess Federation (FIDE) confirmed two titles on two Rwandan teenage girls, which makes Kevin Ganza, the Rwanda chess federation president, optimistic about the future of the game in the country. The latest Chess Olympiad, the main team...

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 6:40pm

Chess Olympiad 2018: Rwandan teams face Kuwait, Bermuda in final round

Today: Round 11 Women: Rwanda vs Kuwait Layola Murara Umuhoza vs Etedal Almeraj (1062)                          Joselyne Uwase (1551) vs Shahad Alraqum (1458)  ...

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 1:54pm

Twenty three crews register for Rwanda Mt. Gorilla Rally

A total of 23 rally drivers have confirmed they will compete in the 2018 Rwanda Mountain Gorilla Rally; according to race organisers, Rwanda Automobile Club (RAC). The two-day event starts today and will be climaxing tomorrow. The ARC title holder, Jean Claude Gakwaya and his navigator Jean...

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 11:08pm

Handball: Police eye ECAHF championship title

Police handball club are looking to win this year’s East and Central Africa Handball Federation (ECAHF) senior club championship. The 2018 edition of the annual tournament is scheduled for November 10-17 in Zanzibar. The six-time Rwandan champions won the tournament in 2015 when it was...

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 11:01pm

Chess: Uwase tames Tz’s Bertha to earn WFM title

Rwandan youngster Joselyne Uwase, 15, on Thursday afternoon made history again after she won a game that allows the World Chess Federation (FIDE) to confirm her Woman FIDE master (WFM) title at the 43rd Chess Olympiad 2018 in Batumi, Georgia. This came after she made the move that tamed Tanzania...

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 10:57pm

Chess Olympiad 2018: It’s do-or-die against Tanzania as Uwase eyes WFM title

Today: Round 10 Women: Rwanda vs Tanzania Layola Murara Umuhoza vs Asha Kondo     Joselyne Uwase (1551) vs Bertha Samson                Aline Niyonsaba vs Zahabiyah Ebrahim (1217)   ...

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 12:09pm

Chess Olympiad 2018: WCM Uwase rested as teammates face Mozambique, CAR

Today: Round 9 Open: Rwanda vs Central African Republic Fidele Mutabazi (1818) vs Sabbas Ndoma Libert CM Maxence Murara (1789) vs Vianney Bebondi Joseph Nzabanita (1849) vs Florent Kourakoumba Alain Niyibizi (1756) vs Cedric Ngackossi-Ngoulaka Women: Mozambique vs Rwanda WIM Vania Vilhete (...

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 12:15pm

Youngster Uwase lands Rwanda’s first WCM title

The World Chess Federation (FIDE) on Monday conferred the title of Woman Candidate Master (WCM) to Rwandan youngster Joselyne Uwase. The 15-year- old is one of the ten players representing the country at the ongoing Chess Olympiad 2018 in Batumi, Georgia. Uwase and 49 other ladies from different...

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 11:15am

Chess Olympiad 2018: Youngsters shine in round 6

Today: Round 7 Open: Rwanda vs Togo CM Maxence Murara (1789) vs CM Adama Ephoevi-Ga (1848)                              Joseph Nzabanita (1849) vs...

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 12:22pm

Chess Olympiad 2018: Rwandans face Togo, Guyana in round 6

Today Women: Togo vs Rwanda WCM Kosife Esse (1355) vs Layola Umuhoza Ivana Claudia Eyram vs Joselyne Uwase (1551)  Ama Edoh vs Aline Niyonsaba Nafissatou Gbadamassi vs Christelle Uwamahoro Open: Guyana vs Rwanda  CM Anthony Drayton (2024) vs Fidele Mutabazi (1818)  ...

Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 12:49pm

Table Tennis body donates sports equipment to schools

The local table tennis governing body (RTTF) has provided table tennis equipment including tables, balls, and rackets to seventeen schools and one club as part of their outreach program. The donation is courtesy of the Chinese Embassy in Rwanda. “The equipment is part of the federation...

Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 11:49pm

Sibomana joins UTB volleyball Club

Rwanda international Placide Madison Sibomana is the latest famous name in transfer talks following the completion of his move to University of Tourism, Technology and Business Studies (UTB) volleyball club on a two-year contract yesterday. A reliable source within UTB that talked to Saturday...

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 11:53pm

Chess Olympiad 2018: Uwase shines as Rwandans endure rough round 4

Today Women:  Rwanda vs Iraq               Odile Kalisa Kayitesi             vs           Sami Abbas Al-Attraqchi Nabaa (1831)     ...

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 12:13pm

Chess Olympiad 2018: Rwandans seek to bounce back after nightmare Wednesday

Today Women: Malawi vs Rwanda WFM Linda Jambo (1482)   vs   Odile Kalisa Kayitesi Desiderata Nkhoma (1502)   vs   Layola Murara Umuhoza Anne Simwaba (1206)          vs   Joselyne Uwase (1551)...

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 12:16pm