Jejje Muhinde

PHOTOS: Upgraded Kigali Golf Club to be ready in November

The Kigali International Golf Club will be ready for use in November, Times Sport has learned. Redevelopment works to upgrade the course from 9 to an 18-hole facility have reached the final stage. Rwanda Ultimate Golf Course Ltd is the contractor of the project. "The contractor...

Saturday, July 25, 2020, 12:00 AM

Rugby body to organize competitions starting in September

The local rugby governing body (RRF) is optimistic about organising competitions starting with September as they wait for a green-light from the Ministry of Sports. It is expected that stadiums and other sports facilities will re-open competitive action in September after a six-month hiatus due...

Tuesday, July 21, 2020, 12:00 AM

Rugby federation receives emergency Covid-19 aid

Rwanda Rugby Federation (RRF) has received €5,000 (about Rwf5.3 million) from the Rugby Africa Solidarity Fund as a relief donation to deal with effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. RRF confirmed the development to Times Sport on Sunday, noting that the aid came from Rugby Africa...

Monday, July 6, 2020, 12:00 AM

Goalkeeper Ndoli to retire at end of 2021/2022 season

Former Rwanda international Jean Claude Ndoli has announced that he intends to retire from competitive football at the end of the 2021/2022 season. Ndoli, 33, currently plays for Rwanda Premier League side Musanze, which he joined at the end of last season after a ‘hectic’ two-year...

Saturday, March 14, 2020, 12:00 AM

Duathlon Challenge to unearth talent in Nyagatare

Rwanda Triathlon Federation (RTF) has explained that the objective of organizing the 2nd the Duathlon Challenge in Nyagatare District is to unearth talent in the Eastern Province. The competition takes place Saturday, March 14. Over 20 athletes have registered to take part in the 40km race,...

Saturday, March 14, 2020, 12:00 AM

Rugby: Hills beef up squad with six new signings

Thousand Hills rugby club have made six new signings to beef up the squad ahead of the new league season, which gets underway on March 21. Two of the new arrivals – Gerald Niyoneza and Aime Dushimana – at the Gatenga-based side crossed from local rivals Kigali Sharks. Niyoneza, an...

Thursday, March 12, 2020, 12:00 AM

Cash strapped AS Muhanga seeks bailout to complete season

In order to survive for the rest of the national football season, cash strapped AS Muhanga is seeking a bailout in order to complete the league. Times Sport understands that the club has failed to pay wages for players, coaches and support staff for two months. Jacqueline Kayitare, the Mayor...

Wednesday, March 11, 2020, 12:00 AM

La Liga to share knowledge, expertise with Ferwafa

Alvaro Paya, an official from Spanish La Liga’s International Development, is in Kigali where he is expected to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the local football governing body (Ferwafa) and the Ministry for Sports. In an interview with Time Sport on Monday, Alvaro said that...

Tuesday, March 10, 2020, 12:00 AM

Nyirangarama Sprint Rally to rev off local 2020 season

Nyirangarama Sprint Rally has been confirmed as the race to kick-off the 2020 local season of the national rally championship. It is scheduled for March 21. The one-day event will take place in the dusty roads of Kinihira, Cyinzuzi, and Tumba sectors – all in Rulindo District of the...

Monday, March 9, 2020, 1:06 AM

Cricket: Nominees revealed for RCA Excellence Awards

Pankaj Vekaria, the right-hand batsman and fast bowler for Kutch Tigers Cricket along with Telugu Cricket Club pair of Orchide Tuyisenge and Eric Niyomugabo have been nominated for the Male Player of the Year award. The glittering event to honor the top-performing cricketers – in different...

Friday, March 6, 2020, 12:00 AM

Rugby body unveils busy 2020 season calendar

The local rugby governing body (RRF) has unveiled a busy calendar for the 2020 season, which, for the first time, has taken into consideration women’s rugby. This year will see the formation of a second division championship, bottom side at the end of the topflight league season will be...

Thursday, March 5, 2020, 12:00 AM

Tennis: Umulisa eyes Heroes Cup glory

Top seed Joseline Umulisa has said that she will have her sights focused on the title when she takes on Olive Tuyisenge in the women’s singles final of the 2020 Heroes Tennis Tournament at Amahoro Stadium on Saturday. The week-long competition, which attracted a total of 136 players,...

Saturday, February 29, 2020, 1:00 AM

Kigali Peace Marathon 2020 set for May 17

The 2020 edition of the annual Kigali International Peace Marathon is scheduled for May 17, Rwanda athletics federation (RAF) has announced. As has been the event’s tradition since 2004, the participants will compete under three categories; full marathon, half marathon and the open-for-all...

Saturday, February 29, 2020, 1:00 AM

Where are sporting federations going wrong?

Recently, I had a chat with the head of one sporting federation at an event, which was the first they had organised in a long time.  The purpose was to find out why his federation had not been active in over a year. I left the discussion with mixed feelings, but mostly disappointed that...

Saturday, February 22, 2020, 1:00 AM

CAF inspects Amahoro Stadium

Ahmad Ahmad, president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF)) and Cameroon legend Samuel Eto’o were in the country over the weekend. The aim of the visit, according to reports, was to inspect Amahoro National Stadium and speak with the country’s top leadership over the...

Monday, February 17, 2020, 12:43 AM

Construction for new tennis courts kick off at IPRC-Kigali

Construction works on four proposed tennis courts have started at the Integrated Polytechnic Regional Centre (IPRC) Kigali, in Kicukiro District. The Rwf30 million project was launched on Monday, February 10, by Theoneste Karenzi, president of the local tennis governing body, RTF. “The...

Wednesday, February 12, 2020, 12:00 AM

Karate: ZEN club retain Japan Ambassadors Cup

ZEN club have retained the Japan Karate Ambassadors Cup after dominating this year’s competition at Lycée de Kigali gymnasium on Sunday, February 9. The Rubavu-based team were ranked as overall best both in kata (skill demonstration) and kumite (fighting) categories. Amir Bugabo’s...

Monday, February 10, 2020, 12:11 AM

Mukura hit by financial troubles

Rwanda Premier League side Mukura have reportedly been hit by financial troubles as they owe players and coaching staff up to four months in salary and allowances. The Huye-based outfit sit fourth on the league table with 28 points after 18 matches. Over the years, the club has kept Huye...

Thursday, February 6, 2020, 12:00 AM

Special Olympics: Rwanda to host Pan African Games in 2022

Rwanda has won the rights to host the 2nd Special Olympics Pan Africa Games in 2022. The development was confirmed to Times Sport by pastor Dues Sangwa, chairman of Rwanda Special Olympics. Rwanda’s bid to host the games was endorsed at the recently concluded inaugural Special Olympics...

Monday, February 3, 2020, 1:06 AM

Five sporting events that will shape 2020

2020 promises to be a busy year in local sports, and everyone – depending on their favourite sport – will be spoilt for choice. From the Tour du Rwanda to Kigali International Peace Marathon to the Basketball Africa League (BAL) finals, it will be a full package for athletes and fans...

Saturday, February 1, 2020, 12:00 AM

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