Jejje Muhinde

RAF to unveil two new athletic clubs

The local athletics governing body, RAF, will this weekend welcome two new athletic clubs. The development was confirmed to Times Sport on Thursday by RAF Secretary General, Olivier Umutangana. The two new RAF members are; Nyaruguru and Huye Athletic Club – to be unveiled on Saturday and...

Thursday, September 13, 2018, 10:19 PM

CIMERWA Golf Tournament is back with a focus on strengthening the sport

The second edition of the CIMERWA Corporate Golf Tournament will take place on Saturday at the nine-hole Kigali Golf Course in Nyarutarama. This year, CIMERWA, Rwanda’s main cement producer, have partnered with other sponsors namely; HYGEBAT, AfriPrecast, ROKO, BCEG, Transnova, Kesi...

Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 11:14 PM

UNIMONI League: Tuyisenge hits a century as Kutchi Tigers condemn Sorwathe

A stunning spell of bowling by Orchidde Tuyisenge was the highlight of the men’s Division Two Unimoni Premier League game on Sunday in a game full of runs at IPRC-Kicukiro Ground between Kutchi Tigers and Sorwathe. The Kutchi won the toss and elected to bat first, piping Sorwathe by 333 runs...

Tuesday, September 11, 2018, 12:40 PM

How Amavubi can overcome the Ivorians

Against the Elephants of Ivory Coast at Kigali Stadium today, the Wasps will need luck on top of doing the unthinkable – to win the game. A win will be very important for the host team to avoid a second defeat having lost 2-1 in their opening Group H match to Central Africa Republic in...

Saturday, September 8, 2018, 11:32 PM

Cricket: Indatwa keen to surprise teams in UNIMONI-RCA league

After surprising White Clouds women cricket club last weekend, Indatwa are keen to shock more teams in the UNIMONI- RCA Women Cricket Premier League. Head coach Eric Dusabemungu, who also serves as the senior men’s national team skipper, has said that defeating giants White Clouds is proof...

Thursday, September 6, 2018, 11:31 PM

Niyonzima hopeful for future despite missing Amavubi call-up

Despite missing out on a call-up to Amavubi for the Ivory Coast AFCON qualifier tie come September 9, Rayon Sports midfielder Olivier ‘Sefu’ Niyonzima has remained optimistic that time will come and he earns a regular place on the national team. Speaking to Times Sport yesterday,...

Thursday, September 6, 2018, 2:03 AM

Rayon’s historic feat a wake-up call to local rivals

Rayon Sports deserve a standing ovation for making Rwanda proud by becoming the first local club to reach the quarter-finals of CAF Confederations Cup. The Blues beat Young Africans of Tanzania 1-0 on Wednesday at Kigali Stadium to reach the last eight in Africa’s second biggest club...

Friday, August 31, 2018, 11:11 PM

Motorsport: Kenyan Manvir set for second ARC title

ARC standings, top 3 1. Manvir Baryan/Drew Sturrock    75 points 2. Jas Mangat/Joseph Kamya           33 points 3. Piero Cannobio/Silvia Frigo         29 points The sixth and penultimate...

Friday, August 31, 2018, 10:51 PM

Table tennis: Eight Rwandans set for African Championships

A team of eight national table tennis players will represent Rwanda at the forthcoming 2018 African Championships scheduled for September 3-9 in Mauritius. According to the local Table Tennis governing body, the team is composed of four men and four women, and will be departing for Mauritius...

Friday, August 31, 2018, 12:32 AM

RAF hails ‘timely’ opening of WADA laboratory in EAC region

Rwanda Athletics Federation (RAF) president Fidèle Mubiligi has welcomed as major development the initiative to establish the first World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) in the East Africa region. Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU), an independent agency of world athletics ruling body IAAF, said on its...

Wednesday, August 29, 2018, 11:22 PM

Qualification process for Tokyo Olympics is complicated, says Karate body chief

Karate will make its debut appearance at the Summer Olympics in 2020 in Tokyo, Japan. Olympic karate will feature two events, Kumite and Kata. Sixty competitors from around the world will compete in the Kumite competition and twenty will compete in the Kata competition. Rwanda Karate Federation (...

Wednesday, August 29, 2018, 2:55 AM

World Cup trophy tour coming to Rwanda means a lot, RCA officials

RWANDA is one of the twenty-one countries that will witness the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup Trophy during its global tour ahead of the 2019 Cricket World Cup will take place in England and Wales from May 30 to July 14. The 11kgs trophy will be welcomed to Rwanda on February 10,...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018, 9:44 PM

Rwanda falls short in ICC U-19 World Cup qualifiers

Saturday Rwanda vs Tanzania Results in summary Rwanda 134 all out (Y Shema 36, A Iradukunda 34, K Sayal four for 16) Tanzania 135 for four (A Jasani 43 not out, G Das 29) Tanzania won by six wickets The ICC Under19 World Cup Africa Division 2 qualifiers semi-finals in Potchefstroom, South...

Monday, August 27, 2018, 1:13 AM

Rwanda U19 Cricket team eyes Tanzania win for berth in semis

Today Rwanda              Vs     Tanzania Sierra Leone     Vs     Swaziland Despite losing to Sierra Leone by 9 wickets on Thursday, the national U19 national boys’...

Friday, August 24, 2018, 11:59 PM

Rugby body welcomes 3rd International Youth Tournament

The International Youth Rugby Tournament, for both the boys and girls, is set to kick off at the Red Cross Field in Kigali Saturday. The third annual youth tournament is designed to foster international competitions, and is organised by Connect to Africa in partnership with Rwandan Rugby...

Friday, August 24, 2018, 11:56 PM

The rise, fall and rise of Peter ‘Kagabo’ Otema

PETER Otema, also known as Peter Kagabo, was once one of the most influential players and prolific strikers in the Rwandan football. His scoring instincts, incredible speed and dribbling skills saw him rise through the ranks and playing for different top clubs, starting from his humble beginnings...

Friday, August 24, 2018, 11:09 PM

FIA/CACMS congress meets in Kigali

The Confederation of Africa Countries Motorsport (C.A.C.M.S.) congress is meeting at Kigali Convention Center and Radisson Blue Hotel in Kigali to decide on matters pertaining Africa Rally Championship. The 3-day congress that started on Thursday, has convened representatives from 18 countries,...

Friday, August 24, 2018, 2:17 PM

Team Rwanda invited for Uganda Tourism Race

The national cycling team, best known as Team Rwanda, has been invited to take part in the inaugural edition of the Uganda Tourism Race scheduled for November 21-25. The four-day race, which is being organised by Skyline Cycling Club under the theme Showcasing Uganda Tourism Potential through...

Wednesday, August 22, 2018, 11:58 PM

ICC U19 WCup Qualifiers: Rwanda plot Sierra Leone victory after Botswana defeat

The national U19 men’s cricket team will this afternoon face Sierra Leone seeking to quickly bounce back after losing to Botswana on Tuesday at the ICC Under-19 World Cup Qualifier – Africa Division 2 in South Africa. Coach Joshua Mwanja and his boys got off to a good start on Monday...

Wednesday, August 22, 2018, 11:43 PM

We will put up a strong fight in ICC U19 WCup Qualifiers, says Mwanja

The national Under-19 cricket team head coach Joshua Mwanja has said that his side will put up a strong fight during the Africa Division 2 World Cup Qualifies that get underway today in South Africa. Rwanda start the campaign for a ticket to the second round of qualifiers against Swaziland this...

Saturday, August 18, 2018, 9:50 PM

Subscribe to The New Times E-Paper