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Davite disappointed after Gorilla Rally accident

DAVITE Giancarlo has said that he is disappointed after crashing out of the Mountain Gorilla Rally on Saturday. The speedy Belgium-licensed driver – who won the rally last year – was the first casualty in a tight race that saw five out of 12 entries pulling out due to accidents....

Sunday, October 6, 2019, 12:00 AM

Silverbacks step up training ahead of Africa Silver Cup

The national rugby team, Silverbacks, have stepped up preparations as Rwanda gears up for its debut in the Africa Rugby Silver Cup match against Ivory Coach on November 23, in Abidjan. Training three times a week at Gatenga grounds, in Kicukiro, the 48-man provisional squad is dominated by...

Saturday, October 5, 2019, 12:00 AM

Foreign crews register for Mountain Gorilla Rally

Foreign crews will be part of the 2019 Mountain Gorilla Rally, an event that marks the end of the African Rally Championship (ARC) season. This year’s Mountain Gorilla Rally starts Friday at Amahoro Stadium. The crews are from Burundi, Uganda, Belgium and hosts Rwanda. Among the entries...

Thursday, October 3, 2019, 12:00 AM

Golf: Ocean and a Thousand Hills Challenge kicks off today

Kigali Golf Club captain Davis Kashaka Karegeya, who is also the president of the East African Golf Federations, will lead Team Rwanda as the inter-club tourney against the Coastal team from Mombasa gets underway Friday at the Par 72 Kigali Golf Club. The two-day golf event dubbed “Ocean...

Friday, September 27, 2019, 12:43 AM

Table Tennis: Six players set for two-month training in China

Six table tennis players have started a two-month training in China as Rwanda looks to dominate this year’s East Africa Senior Championships slated for December in Kampala, Uganda. The six-player team that traveled to Hangzhou, China, over the weekend, comprised five men and one female...

Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 12:00 AM

Boxing body to organise national championship

After acquiring their legal status and acquiring a modern boxing ring, the local boxing association has confirmed that this year’s national boxing championships is due November. The development was confirmed by the association’s president, Vicky Kalisa, on Friday. Kalisa says that...

Saturday, September 21, 2019, 12:00 AM

RAC unveils grueling route for Mountain Gorilla Rally

Rwanda Automobile Club (RAC) has unveiled routes for the 2019 Mountain Gorilla Rally, which is due next month. The three-day race will rev-off on Friday, October 5, at Amahoro Stadium with the Super stage (7.11 km), and will be concluding on Sunday. On Saturday, crews will traverse through...

Saturday, September 21, 2019, 12:00 AM

Jr. NBA League to tip off this weekend

The new season of the Junior NBA Rwanda League is due to tip off at IPRC-Kigali this Saturday, Times Sport has learned. The Jr. NBA, a global youth basketball program for boys and girls, teaches the fundamental skills and core values of the game at the grassroots level in an effort to help grow...

Thursday, September 19, 2019, 12:00 AM

How Kashaka clinched 2019 CIMEGOLF Open

Kigali Golf Club Captain Davis Kashaka won the third edition of the CIMERWA annual golf tournament, which climaxed on Sunday evening at the par 72 Kigali golf course in Nyarutarama. To achieve the feat, the captain returned 71 gross, including six buddies, during the two-day event which...

Monday, September 16, 2019, 10:54 PM

Kigali Golf Club set to become 18-hole course

The upcoming Cimerwa Golf Tournament will mark the temporary suspension of events at the Kigali Golf Club (KGC) to pave way for redevelopment from nine holes to an international 18-hole course. Construction works start on October 13 and the facility will be reopened for competitions in May 2020...

Thursday, September 12, 2019, 12:00 AM

Meet Sarah Uwera, the ‘accidental’ cricket star

CRICKET is arguably the fastest growing sport in Rwanda, with – as of today; 24 cricket clubs and 98 schools that play the game across the country. It is estimated that around 15,000 people regularly play cricket, with 40 per cent of them female. The country also boasts two Guinness...

Saturday, September 7, 2019, 12:00 AM

Cricket: Rwanda look to keep perfect record against Nigeria

Rwanda women cricket team will be looking to maintain their 100 percent record in the ongoing friendly series against Nigeria when the two sides meet in the third game at Gahanga Stadium on Friday. The hosts claimed the first two games – of the five-match series – on Wednesday, and...

Friday, September 6, 2019, 12:00 AM

Team Muhazi Cycling gear up for Rwamagana Circuit

After six months of absence, Team Muhanzi Cycling Generation have announced their return to the Rwanda Cycling Cup, with eight riders set to take part in Rwamagana Circuit this Saturday. According to Rene Rwanyange, the club’s secretary general, Muhazi Cycling have been out of action...

Thursday, September 5, 2019, 12:00 AM

Cricket: Bilateral series between Rwanda, Nigeria kick off in Kigali

The return leg of the bilateral series between Rwanda and Nigeria women cricket teams gets underway Wednesday at Gahanga Cricket Oval.   The two national teams will face off in five matches, with the first games set for today. Two more games will be played Friday before locking...

Wednesday, September 4, 2019, 12:00 AM

Rwanda and Nigeria set for return leg of friendly T20 series

The national women cricket team will face Nigeria in the return leg of the two sides’ bilateral T20 series at Gahanga Cricket Oval, starting from September 4 through 7. According to Rwanda Cricket Association – RCA, the Nigerian side are expected to jet in on Monday, September 2....

Thursday, August 29, 2019, 12:00 AM

Niyigena triumphs in Mota-ENGIL Tennis Open final

Etienne Niyigena defeated Olivier Havugimana in the Mota ENGILTennis Open final which lasted three hours as both players showed why they are some of the best tennis players in the country. Niyigena won 3-2 in the best of five sets contest including the first, third, and fifth (6-4, 6-1, and 6-2...

Monday, August 26, 2019, 6:02 PM

Giancarlo favourite for 2019 title after WiMR Sprint Rally victory

Davite Giancarlo has yet again proved he is the man to watch out for in this year’s National Rally Championship season after landing another victory over the weekend. The Belgian driver put on a strong performance to clinch the inaugural Women in Motorsport Rwanda (WIMR) race on Saturday...

Monday, August 26, 2019, 12:58 AM

Rwanda Open added to Safari Tour Golf Series

Five events across four East African countries, including Rwanda Open, have been integrated into the 2019/2020 Safari Tour Golf Series, which teed off Saturday in Kenya. According to Rwanda Golf captain Davis Kashaka, the Safari Golf Tour will now have competitions in four regional countries,...

Sunday, August 25, 2019, 12:00 AM

Niyigena to battle Havugimana in Mota Engil tennis Open final

Professional tennis player Etienne Niyigena will battle it out with Olivier Havugimana in the Mota Engil tourney at Cercle Sportif Club on Sunday. Niyigena who is the defending champion defeated  Hamisi Gatete in two sets (6-1, 6-3) while Havugimana enjoyed a good run in the other semi-...

Saturday, August 24, 2019, 8:36 PM

Sports development: Coaches urged to integrate research

Japanese experts from the Tsukuba International Academy for Sport (TIAS) program have urged local coaches and sports leaders in various disciplines to integrate research and sports science in their work if they are to drive sports development in Rwanda. Professor Rakwal Randeep, an instructor...

Thursday, August 22, 2019, 12:00 AM