Jejje Muhinde

Who will win the 2018 National Rally Champs?

The National Rally Champion will be crowned this Saturday when the 2018 domestic motorsport season comes to a climax in Nyamata, Bugesera District. Heading into the season-ending race – Rallye de Mille Collines, two drivers; Din Imtiaz of Burundi and defending champion Jean Claude Gakwaya...

Friday, November 30, 2018, 8:08 PM

Kigali Duathlon competition set for December 16

Rwanda Triathlon Federation has confirmed December 16 as the date for the 2018 Kigali Duathlon competition. Duathlon is a multiple-stage sport that involves the completion of two continuous disciplines. While many variations of the sport exist, Duathlon, in its most popular form, involves cycling...

Thursday, November 29, 2018, 11:22 PM

Table Tennis: All set for regional showpiece

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Africa Eastern region junior championship starts today and will run through Sunday at Green Hills Academy in Kigali. Rwanda Table Tennis Federation (RTTF) has said that all is set for the country to host a successful competition, which is the...

Thursday, November 29, 2018, 11:14 PM

Inaugural U15 cricket tourney tips off

The inaugural U-15 Cricket Tournament will get underway on Wednesday and conclude on Friday at Gahanga Oval and Kicukiro Cricket Stadium, Times Sport has learnt. The three-day tournament – which is only for boys – has attracted seven teams. “This tournament is vitally important...

Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 8:57 PM

Kutchi Tigers remain unbeaten in Unimoni cricket league

Kutchi Tigers remain unbeaten in the Men’s Division Two 50 over Unimoni Cricket League, after defeating the Titans on Sunday at Kicukiro oval. Batting first, Kutchi put on 210 runs for 10 wickets in 45.5 over to win by 140 runs thanks to the cheers and performance of  Davis Turinawe a...

Monday, November 26, 2018, 8:08 PM

Kamanda is new rugby federation boss

Tharcisse Kamanda was on Sunday evening elected president of the Rwandan Rugby Federation for the next four years. Kamanda was elected unopposed garnering seven out of seven votes cast. However, two clubs, Thousand Hill and Remera Buffaloes, refused to participate in the elections arguing they...

Monday, November 26, 2018, 7:59 PM

Ndayisenga is MTN Rwanda Golf Open 2018 champion

RWANDA’s Ernest Ndayisenga held off Kenyan Justus Madoya and Denis Anguyo of Uganda to clinch the 2018 MTN Rwanda Golf Open title on Saturday. Ndayisenga was crowned on Saturday night at the par 71 Kigali Golf Course, becoming the first Rwandan to win the annual tournament since Jean...

Monday, November 26, 2018, 12:15 AM

All set for 2018 inter-school swimming competition

The 2018 edition of the annual Inter-School Swimming Competition has attracted a record 90 swimmers, Saturday Sport has learnt. The one-day event takes place on Saturday at Green Hills Academy in Kigali. It will attract fourteen schools namely; Riviera High School, ISKL, KICS, Ecole Belge, Ecole...

Friday, November 23, 2018, 9:57 PM

Where is marathoner Nyirarukundo ?

Salome Nyirarukundo made history, set records and won several accolades as Rwanda’s leading female runner. She has traveled across the world representing the country in countless international competitions – including the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil. Nyirarukundo, a two-time champion...

Friday, November 23, 2018, 9:23 PM

Boxing: Kitooke, Odhiambo bout set for December

The fight between local boxer David Kitooke and Kenyan Joseph Odhiambo will take place on Saturday, December 15, Saturday Sporthas leant.  According to Rwanda boxing federation president Vicky Kalisa, both boxers have agreed that the venue for the bout be Kigali Marriot Hotel. Also commonly...

Friday, November 23, 2018, 9:19 PM

MTN Rwanda Golf Open: Ndayisenga stays on track after second round

Thursday Second round scores 138 – Ernest Ndayisenge (Rw) 68-70 138 – Justus Madoya (Ken) 68-70 140 – Denis Anguyo (Ug) 69-71 141 – Joseph Karafa (Ken) 73-68 Ernest Ndayisenga carded a 70 in Round 2 of the ongoing 2018 MTN Rwanda Golf Open on Thursday to remain on...

Friday, November 23, 2018, 1:10 PM

Kamanda in solo run for rugby body presidency

Tharcisse Kamanda, a former national rugby team player, has submitted in his candidacy to run for president in the upcoming elections of Rwanda Rugby Federation (RRF). Elections will be held on November 25 in Remera. Kamanda will stand unopposed following the incumbent president Alexis Araire...

Wednesday, November 21, 2018, 8:45 PM

MTN Rwanda Golf Open 2018 gets underway

Local golfers will be hoping to make the most of home advantage when the 2018 edition of the annual Rwanda Golf Open tournament starts on Wednesday. Spondored by MTN Rwanda, the tournament gets underway today through Saturday at the state-of-the-art 9-hole Kigali Golf Club in Nyarutarama, Kigali...

Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 9:30 PM

Rugby: Silverbacks coach calls for early start of 2019 season

The national rugby team (Silverbacks) head coach, Claude Aime Ezour, has appealed to the local rugby governing body to push for early start of the 2019 season in order to allow his side enough time to prepare for Africa Silver Cup tournament. Ezour argues that under a busy league calendar, the...

Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 9:24 PM

NPC introduces football for the visually impaired

National Paralympics Olympic (NPC) has said it is introducing football for the visually impaired and partially sighted people around the country. The sport for the blind is a grassroots project supported and funded by the Union of European Football Association (UEFA) across the African continent...

Monday, November 19, 2018, 10:56 PM

Ishimwe, Ingabire inspire Indatwa to victory over Charity

Indatwa Hampshire Cricket Club put up a batting master class in the women’s UNIMONI Premier League to beat defending champions Charity Cricket Club. Playing the Women Division 1 game at Gahanga on Sunday, Indatwa registered the highest score of 207/5 in 40 overs thanks largely to...

Monday, November 19, 2018, 8:32 PM

Uncertainity hovers over district-sponsored league teams’ future

Former Amavubi manager Andre Casa Mbungo stepped down as SC Kiyovu head coach last month allegedly for going five months without pay. Just a week earlier, the annual budget of Azam Rwanda Premier League side, Bugesera FC, had been slashed by 33.3 per cent – from Rwf60m to Rwf40m. The same...

Friday, November 16, 2018, 6:53 PM

Silverbacks earn promotion to Africa Silver Cup

The senior men’s national rugby team, Silverbacks, have been promoted to the second tier of Africa Rugby competitions. The Silverbacks earned promotion to what is dubbed “Africa Silver Cup” following the Africa Rugby Federation’s move to increase the number of teams from...

Friday, November 16, 2018, 12:05 AM

CECAFA Senior Challenge adjourned as council struggles to find host

The Council for East and Central Africa Football Association (Cecafa) has confirmed that the 2018 Senior Challenge Cup will not be taking place after failing to get a host nation. The regional tournament was scheduled for late this month. Efforts to reach Nicholas Musonye, the Cecafa secretary...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 10:27 PM

Handball body to introduce U15 talent search competition

As part of their talent search programme, Rwanda handball federation (Ferwahand) has pledged to establish an Under-15 schools competition. Theogene Utabarutse, Ferwahand president, has revealed that the initiative will start next year as the local handball governing body moves to implement its...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 10:27 PM

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