Jejje Muhinde

Seven countries set for EA table tennis champs

Seven countries have confirmed their participation at the forthcoming 2018 East African Junior Table Tennis Championship – slated for November 30 through December 2 – at Green Hills Academy in Kigali. The seven countries include; Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Mauritius, Djibouti, Somalia...

Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 10:32 PM

Div2 cricket league: Ruchir Khole hits century to inspire Tigers into the final

RUCHIR Khole scored a century against Zonic Cricket Club in the men’s second division league on Sunday to propel Kutchi Tigers to the final. Kutchi Tigers won the toss to bat first at Gahanga Cricket Oval as they declared on 369/10 in 49.5 overs, with Khole’s exemplary 134 runs off 99...

Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 10:19 AM

Rugby clinic underway

Experts from the UK-based Penguin International Rugby Football Club over the weekend started a four-day Level 2 rugby clinic for referees and coaches as well as the men’s national rugby team, the Silverbacks. Two Penguin rugby experts Tony Penn, a former New Zealand prop-forward, and Collin...

Monday, November 12, 2018, 11:32 PM

RAF enter partnership with ADEPR to promote athletics

The local athletics governing body and ADEPR Rwanda have established a working partnership in a drive to promote athletics and sharpen talents at the grassroots level. The initiative was launched on Saturday during the ‘Children Athletics Competition’ that attracted over 100 youngsters...

Monday, November 12, 2018, 1:26 AM

Athletics: Gicumbi Road Race 2018 set for Nov 14

The third edition of the annual Gicumbi Athletics Road Race, which is designed to detect new talents, is scheduled to take place this Sunday, organisers have revealed. Organised by Mountain Classic Athletics Club in Gicumbi District, the grueling race will see the senior runners covering a...

Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 10:01 PM

Motorsport: Rallye de Mille Collines dates confirmed

Preparations for the 2018 Rallye de Mille Collines are in high gear after the organisers, Unity Rally Team, announced dates for the motorsport event. According to a statement released on Monday, the 35th edition of the annual competition is set for Saturday, December 1, in Bugesera District. It...

Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 10:10 PM

Telugu Royals edge Right Guards to qualify for Unimoni Div I final

In a tight game played at Gahanga Cricket Over on Sunday, Telugu Royals beat Right Guards by two wickets to qualify for the Unimoni Premier League Division 1 men final. The Royals won the toss and elected to bowl first; batting first Right Guards were 85 for 5 in 21.2 overs when rain interrupted...

Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 1:20 AM

Cricket league: Telugu face Right Guards for final berth

Sunday Men Division I Telugu     Vs    Right Guards 9:30am Men Division II Titans       Vs    Spartans 9am   Defending champions Telugu Royals take on Right Guards for a slot to this year’s Unimoni...

Saturday, November 3, 2018, 8:37 PM

Construction of 10,000-seater indoor arena to kick off soon

The construction works of the long-awaited multipurpose indoor stadium project are set to take off. The Ministry of Sports and Culture has announced. The arena will be completed in ten months and will be built on both the former APR training base and Ferwafa artificial turf outside Amahoro...

Saturday, November 3, 2018, 8:34 PM

Boxing: Theogene Gakunzi on his early retirement and budding coaching career

BOXING is one of the less popular sporting disciplines in Rwanda, to the extent that even a sports journalist would struggle to name two boxers if caught off guard. The sport operated unofficially in the country for nearly five decades until 2016 when it was recognised by the Ministry of Sports...

Friday, November 2, 2018, 8:25 PM

Over 180 golfers expected for MTN Rwanda Golf Open

The 2018 edition of the annual MTN Rwanda Golf Open tournament is expected to attract over 180 golfers at the 9-hole Kigali Golf Club, in Nyarutarama. The four-day event is scheduled for November 21-24. According to officials at Kigali Golf Club, participants will come from Uganda, Kenya,...

Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 10:03 PM

Rugby body to review its constitution

The national rugby federation (RRF) has announced that the executive committee will review the body’s constitution during their upcoming general assembly scheduled for November 25 at Amahoro stadium. Tharcise Kamanda, RRF secretary general, has revealed that one of the items to be discussed...

Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 9:59 PM

Rwemarika pledges to lobby for local sports projects at IOC

Rwanda’s Félicité Rwemarika has promised that she will pitch local sports projects and ideas to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for funding. Rwemarika, who was elected as IOC member in Buenos Aires, Argentina last month along with four others (two women and two men), says that...

Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 9:57 PM

Challengers down Telugu Royal to reach cricket league final

Men’s Division 1 cricket fixtures for the Unimoni Premier Cricket League ended with defending champions Challengers defeating Telugu Royals to book a ticket to the final. Challengers, who won the toss and elected to bat first on Sunday at Gahanga, posted 144/7 in 33 overs. While bowling,...

Monday, October 29, 2018, 9:26 PM

Musanze make light of Gakenke to lift Football for All League title

Football for All National League came to a close with Musanze making light of Gakenke to lift the trophy in Musanze District on Sunday. The game ended 12-0 in favour of Musanze with striker Jean Claude Ndahiro netting four goals before the break and was awarded for being the top scorer of with a...

Monday, October 29, 2018, 9:23 PM

AS Kigali head to Kirehe seeking for first victory under Masudi

Saturday Musanze      Vs    APR Kirehe          Vs    AS Kigali Amagaju      Vs    Muhanga Sunrise         Vs...

Friday, October 26, 2018, 10:01 PM

Foreign players asked to acquire work permits

All foreign football players featuring for any side in Azam Rwanda Premier League have been asked to acquire work permits or else they risk not being licensed to play this season. This has been confirmed by Rwanda Football Association, Ferwafa. “No foreign player featuring for any...

Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 11:48 PM

Boxing body to organize Anti-Drug Boxing tourney

Boxing Federation of Rwanda (BFR) has announced they will organize a two-day tournament dubbed ‘Anti-Drug Boxing Competition’ next month. The competition, first of its kind in Rwanda, is scheduled for November 17-24 at Rafiki Club in Nyamirambo and Car Free Zone in the Central Business...

Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 11:46 PM

Swimming body unveils plans to overhaul sport in Rwanda

Rwanda Swimming Federation has unveiled plans to overhaul the sport in Rwanda with the introduction of new tournaments and setting up development programmes for next year. Samuel Kinimba, the swimming body president, says that the new competitions are mainly aimed at talent detection, making the...

Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 12:05 AM

Cricket League: Vikings pile more misery to Tamil Lions

Vikings Cricket Club piled more misery on Tamil Lions Club with 4 wickets win over the weekend at IPRC-Kicukiro. It was the fourth loss and the last game of the season for Tamil Lions that opted to bat 1st posting 149/10 in their 34 overs. Avinash Chandramouli contributed 49 runs off 80 balls...

Monday, October 22, 2018, 10:54 PM

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