Jejje Muhinde

Date and venue for Thousand Hills Rugby Festival revealed

The third edition of the annual Thousand Hills Rugby festival is scheduled for September 1 at APR FC training ground, outside Amahoro National Stadium. The development was confirmed to Saturday Sport yesterday by Thousand Hills Rugby coach and co-founder Jimy Mugabo. The former national team...

Saturday, August 18, 2018, 12:05 AM

Home advantage will help us win bouts and medals – karatekas

The National Karate Team is confident that competing at home will give them added advantage of winning bouts and medals at the upcoming Africa Karate Championship in Kigali. Rwanda will host the 17th edition of the continental championship for both Africa’s Senior Karate Championship and the...

Friday, August 17, 2018, 12:11 AM

Cricket: Rwanda to face Swaziland in World Cup qualifiers opener

The national U-19 cricket team will begin their campaign in the ICC U19 World Cup Africa Division 2 qualifiers against Swaziland on Sunday at Senwes Cricket Stadium in South Africa. Teams start arriving in South Africa today ahead of Sunday’s official kick-off of the qualifiers tournament,...

Friday, August 17, 2018, 12:07 AM

Rusheshangoga on the verge of rejoining APR

After parting ways with Tanzania topflight league side Singida United, Amavubi right-back Michel Rusheshangoga is closing in on a second stint with Rwandan champions APR FC. In an interview with Times Sport, the 24-year old confirmed that he is no longer a player for Singida, and revealed that he...

Thursday, August 16, 2018, 12:34 AM

Cricket team set for ICC U19 World Cup qualifiers in SA

The national junior cricket team is set to compete at the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup Africa Qualifier Division 2 tournament, slated for August 17-29 in South Africa. The tournament will bring together eleven African countries namely; Rwanda, Botswana, Ghana, Tanzania, Mozambique...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 11:34 PM

Table tennis federation, Chinese embassy to strengthen partnership

After years in slumber land, the sport of Table Tennis in Rwanda has awakened and the governing body is in line to benefit from a Chinese Embassy-sponsored annual tournament, the Ambassadors’ Cup, whose first edition was held last month. Later this month, the federation and the Chinese...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 11:28 PM

Why coach Nshimiyimana is living on borrowed time at AS Kigali

It is quite obvious that a good number of coaches in Azam Rwanda Premier League are currently skiing on thin ice, with their days as head coaches for their respective clubs numbered. AS Kigali Coach Eric Nshimiyimana is at the top of this unfortunate list; pundits believe his seat is not safe at...

Saturday, August 4, 2018, 12:48 AM

Wai Yeka relishes move to TZ’s Alliance SC

Former Musanze FC striker Wai Yeka has vowed to help make Alliance FC a successful club following his lucrative move to the Tanzania Premier League’s newly promoted side last week. The 24-year-old forward signed a two-year deal with Alliance FC, a side that is coached by Rwandan Jean...

Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 11:34 PM

She-Amavubi showed potential – Rwemalika

The former head of Rwanda women football, now 2nd Vice President of the National Olympic Committee, Félicité Rwemalika, has applauded the country’s effort in hosting the just-concluded CECAFA Women Senior Challenge in Kigali. Rwanda played host to the tournament which attracted four...

Monday, July 30, 2018, 12:34 AM

AS Muhanga extends Mbarushimana contract

After guiding them to promotion to the topflight league next season, AS Muhanga have renewed Abdul Mbarushimana’s contract as head coach until 2020. Mbarushimana led the Southern Province side back to the Azam Rwanda Premier League, along with Intare FC, whom they lost to in the second...

Friday, July 27, 2018, 12:30 AM

Rwemalika nominated for International Olympic Committee position

FELICITE Rwemalika, the first vice president of Rwanda National Olympic and Sports Committee (RNOSC), has been nominated to be part of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) members come October 8-9 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Rwemalika, who lost the run for Rwanda Football Federation’s...

Monday, July 23, 2018, 10:48 PM

National Unified Games 2018 conclude at Amahoro Stadium

The 2018 National Unified Games came to a climax on Sunday at Amahoro stadium with the best performers walking away with medals. The multidisciplinary games were organised by Special Olympics Rwanda in partnership with the Ministry of Sports and Culture  (MINISPOC). It attracted about 250...

Monday, July 23, 2018, 2:39 AM

Special Olympics: 250 set for Unified Sports Games

Around 250 participants are expected to partake in the 2018 national Unified Sports Games that get underway today at Amahoro Stadium. The multidisciplinary event will run through Sunday. Organised by Special Olympics Rwanda for sportsmen and women with intellectual disability, the three-day...

Friday, July 20, 2018, 12:34 AM

Players advised to get agents

With the transfer window now open, local football players have been advised to acquire agents or managers to professionalise their careers and avoid unnecessary complications in transfers. Speaking to Times Sport in an interview on Wednesday, Rwanda’s FIFA licensed football Patrick Gakumba...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018, 10:09 PM

Rwanda Cricket: There is still more work to be done – skipper Dusabemungu

The National Cricket Team captain Eric Hirwa Dusabemungu has admitted there is still “a lot of work to be done” for Rwanda to reach the heights of neighbors Kenya and Uganda. The skipper’s comments come following Rwanda’s unimpressive performance during the recently...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 10:51 AM

Safety measures to be improved during Mountain Gorilla Rally

The Federation of International Automobile (FIA) has imposed more safety measures to be applied to all vehicles participating in the Africa Rally Championship, including this year’s Rwanda Mountain Gorilla Race. One of the newly introduced rules is that, it is now compulsory for all crews...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 12:13 AM

Kenya, Uganda seal passage to World T20 Africa Qualifiers

The week-long ICC World T20 Africa ‘B’ Qualifiers at Gahanga Oval came to a climax over the weekend, with Kenya and Uganda sealing the passage to the Africa qualifying showpiece. The regional cricket tournament was contested by; Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya and hosts Rwanda. Kenya lifted...

Sunday, July 15, 2018, 4:46 PM

MINISPOC, RNOSC launch book on traditional sports

Rwanda National Olympic and Sports Committee (RNOSC) in conjunction with the Ministry of Sports and Culture (MINISPOC) on Friday officially launched a book dubbed ‘Imikino n’Intwaro Gakondo’ about traditional and cultural sports. The book, written by elderly experts, describes in...

Friday, July 13, 2018, 11:04 PM

ICC World T20 Qualifiers: Rwanda suffer fourth defeat

Friday Kenya Vs Tanzania 9:30 am Rwanda Vs Uganda 1:50 pm Saturday Tanzania Vs Rwanda 9:30 am Uganda Vs Kenya 1:50 pm Hopes for Rwanda at the ongoing ICC World T20 Africa ‘B’ Qualifiers have been dashed, after losing to Kenya by 5 wickets on Wednesday afternoon at Gahanga...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018, 10:12 PM

ICC T20 Qualifiers: Kenya, Uganda set to progress to African finals today

Uganda and Kenya recorded impressive victories on the third day of action in the International Cricket Council World T20 Africa B qualifiers on Tuesday, as the tournament reached its halfway mark. Kenya blew Tanzania out the park, to remain the only unbeaten team in the competition with six points...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018, 12:40 PM

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