Jejje Muhinde

Byukusenge keen to retain Rwanda Cycling Cup

Rwanda Cycling Cup champion Patrick Byukusenge says he wants to become the first rider to win the competition twice since its inception in 2015. The 26-year old Benediction Club Cyclist said this in an interview on Friday. After finishing 17th at the Tour of Senegal last month, Byukusenge...

Saturday, May 12, 2018, 11:24 PM

Uwamahoro’s journey to cricket stardom

When it comes to women’s cricket in Rwanda, the name Cathia Uwamahoro needs no introduction. Last year in February, the 24-year old put her skills and endurance to test, batting for 26 hours in the cricket net to set a Guinness World Record for the longest net session by a woman. According...

Saturday, May 12, 2018, 12:14 AM

Golf: Transform Africa summit ends in style

The inaugural Transform Africa Golf Tournament concluded on Thursday night at the newly launched Kigali Golf Club. It was the last activity on the agenda for delegates who attended this week’s Transform Africa Summit in Kigali. Organised by Smart Africa in partnership with Kigali Golf Club...

Saturday, May 12, 2018, 12:07 AM

Silverbacks face Lesotho in playoffs after Ghana defeat

Today Rwanda Vs Lesotho Wednesday Ghana 50-0 Rwanda Mauritius 49-16 Lesotho After they were put to sword in the opening game of the four-nation Africa Bronze Cup by hosts Ghana, Rwanda national rugby team face Lesotho in a playoff game today at Ndoum Sports stadium.  The Silverbacks...

Saturday, May 12, 2018, 12:00 AM

Cricket team starts intensive preps ahead of regional tourney

RWANDA senior men’s national cricket team has embarked on intensive preparations ahead of the Regional World Top T20 qualifiers scheduled for July 7-14 at Gahanga oval in Kigali. The daily training sessions and residential camp are under the guidance of newly appointed head coach Martin Sugi...

Friday, May 11, 2018, 12:50 PM

100 set for Transform Africa Golf tourney

Over hundred golfers are expected to participate in the inaugural Transform Africa Golf Tournament at Kigali Golf Club in Nyarutarama, today. The one-day event is organised by Smart Africa, in partnership with Kigali Golf Club. According to the organisers, the goal of this tournament is to bring...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 11:34 PM

Silverbacks start hunt for Africa Bronze Cup glory

Today Rwanda Vs Ghana – 3pm The national rugby team will be up against hosts Ghana today in the Africa Bronze Rugby Division C qualifiers as the Silverbacks start their hunt for promotion to Africa Silver Cup. The four-nation tournament runs from Wednesday through May 12 in Gold Cape,...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 12:00 AM

RNOSC calls for concerted effort to fight match-fixing

RWANDA National Olympic and Sports Committee (RNOSC) has called for concerted effort to fight corruption and match-fixing in sports. This is contained in a statement released hot on the heels of allegations of bribery and match-fixing incidents in the topflight football league. But RNOSC warned...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 11:49 PM

Challengers, Charity Cricket Club crowned VR NAIDU T20 champs

Challengers Cricket Club clinched a record 5th V.R NAIDU T20 title on Sunday while Charity Cricket Club scooped the women’s title at Gahanga Oval. Challengers defeated traditional rivals Telugu Royals by 4 runs in the final while Charity overcame a stiff challenge from White Clouds...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 12:00 AM

Silverbacks off to Ghana for Regional Bronze Cup

The national senior men’s rugby team departs today (at 7pm) aboard a RwandAir flight en route to Ghana for the Africa Bronze Cup tournament to be staged in Cape Coast. Rwanda will take on the hosts on May 9 while Lesotho will be up against Mauritius in the other game. Winners in each game...

Monday, May 7, 2018, 1:06 AM

Cricket: Telugu plots win over Challengers in T20 final

TELUGU Royals will have sights set on retaining the V.R NAIDU T20 title when they face Challengers Cricket Club today at Gahanga Cricket Stadium. Holders Telugu and arch-rivals Challengers face-off this morning at 9am in men’s Division One final of the multi-class tournament. In an...

Saturday, May 5, 2018, 10:25 PM

Golfers to tee off in Transform Africa summit golf tournament

The captains of industry and leading entrepreneurs will tee off in the first edition of the Transform Africa Summit Golf Tournament on May 10, at the par 72 Kigali Golf course in Nyarutarama. The tournament is aimed at bringing together delegates in a friendly environment to relax and conduct...

Saturday, April 28, 2018, 11:53 PM

Rwanda to play Ghana in Africa Bronze Rugby Cup

The national rugby team, Silverbacks, will face Ghana in the 2018 Africa Bronze Rugby Cup on May 9 at Accra Sports Stadium. The tournament runs from May 9 to May 12 and it will attract four teams, namely Ghana, Lesotho, Rwanda and Mauritius. According to Silverbacks head coach Claude Aime Ezour,...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 10:12 PM

Three drivers in contention for African Rally Championship glory

ARC Standings Manvir Baryan (KEN), 25 points Carlo Tundo (KEN), 25 points Gary Chayne (IVC), 25 points Piero Cannobio (KEN), 19 points Guy Botterill (SA), 18 points The 2018 Africa Rally Championship (ARC) looks to be a fantastic year for fans of rally because it is now a three-way tie...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 10:09 PM

Cricket NAIDU T20: White Clouds overcome Indatwa to reach final

White Clouds claimed a comfortable win over Indatwa by 43 runs in the third play-off to set up a date with Charity in the women’s Division 1 final of the NAIDU T20 game played at Gahanga on Saturday.  The Clouds won the toss and elected to bat first, posting 76 runs all out in 16.1...

Sunday, April 22, 2018, 11:49 PM

Manvir Baryan wins York Rally

1. Manvir Baryan (KEY) 2. Guy Botteril    (SA) 3. Matthew Vacy (SA) 4. Leroy Gomes (ZAM) 5. AC Potgieter (SA) Defending Africa Rally champion Manvir Baryan, navigated by Drew Sturrock, won the York Rally in South Africa on Saturday, having led the field since Day I. Twenty-six...

Sunday, April 22, 2018, 10:39 PM

Olympics Committee blames federations for Commonwealth Games medals drought

The National Olympic and Sports Committee (RNOSC) says the failure to win medals during the 2018 Gold Coast Games is a result of poor preparations of athletes by the responsible federations. Rwanda sent a contingent of 17 athletes to the games however the results were not any different from...

Sunday, April 22, 2018, 12:01 AM

Fifty players invited for rugby training clinic

Fifty rugby players have been invited to attend a one-day training, assessment and condition exercise that will take place today at Utexrwa ground in Kigali. Majority of the players are from the eight domestic rugby clubs which feature in the MindSky national rugby league. The purpose of the one-...

Saturday, April 21, 2018, 11:55 PM

What other local clubs ought to learn from Rayon Sports’ historic CAF qualification

Rayon Sports made history on Wednesday after progressing to the CAF Confederation Cup group stage and they deserve a round of applause for flying the country’s flag high. The CAF Confederation Cup is not an ordinary football competition; the fact is that stakes are high given the cash prizes...

Friday, April 20, 2018, 11:08 PM

Kwibuka24 rugby 7s set for June

The Rwanda Rugby Federation (RRF) has announced that this year’s Kwubuka24 Rugby memorial sevens tournament will take place on June 9 at the Ferwafa training ground in Remera. The competition is the sixth edition of the annual memorial rugby sevens organised to commemorate victims of the...

Thursday, April 19, 2018, 11:28 PM

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