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Rwanda and Nigeria set for return leg of friendly T20 series

The national women cricket team will face Nigeria in the return leg of the two sides’ bilateral T20 series at Gahanga Cricket Oval, starting from September 4 through 7. According to Rwanda Cricket Association – RCA, the Nigerian side are expected to jet in on Monday, September 2....

Thursday, August 29, 2019, 12:00 AM

Niyigena triumphs in Mota-ENGIL Tennis Open final

Etienne Niyigena defeated Olivier Havugimana in the Mota ENGILTennis Open final which lasted three hours as both players showed why they are some of the best tennis players in the country. Niyigena won 3-2 in the best of five sets contest including the first, third, and fifth (6-4, 6-1, and 6-2...

Monday, August 26, 2019, 6:02 PM

Giancarlo favourite for 2019 title after WiMR Sprint Rally victory

Davite Giancarlo has yet again proved he is the man to watch out for in this year’s National Rally Championship season after landing another victory over the weekend. The Belgian driver put on a strong performance to clinch the inaugural Women in Motorsport Rwanda (WIMR) race on Saturday...

Monday, August 26, 2019, 12:58 AM

Rwanda Open added to Safari Tour Golf Series

Five events across four East African countries, including Rwanda Open, have been integrated into the 2019/2020 Safari Tour Golf Series, which teed off Saturday in Kenya. According to Rwanda Golf captain Davis Kashaka, the Safari Golf Tour will now have competitions in four regional countries,...

Sunday, August 25, 2019, 12:00 AM

Niyigena to battle Havugimana in Mota Engil tennis Open final

Professional tennis player Etienne Niyigena will battle it out with Olivier Havugimana in the Mota Engil tourney at Cercle Sportif Club on Sunday. Niyigena who is the defending champion defeated  Hamisi Gatete in two sets (6-1, 6-3) while Havugimana enjoyed a good run in the other semi-...

Saturday, August 24, 2019, 8:36 PM

Sports development: Coaches urged to integrate research

Japanese experts from the Tsukuba International Academy for Sport (TIAS) program have urged local coaches and sports leaders in various disciplines to integrate research and sports science in their work if they are to drive sports development in Rwanda. Professor Rakwal Randeep, an instructor...

Thursday, August 22, 2019, 12:00 AM

Goalie Ndoli opens up about ‘hectic’ stint with SC Kiyovu

Former Amavubi goalkeeper Jean Claude Ndoli has described his two-year spell with SC Kiyovu as ‘hectic time’ following his recent move to Musanze. Ndoli completed a two-year move to Rwanda Premier League side Musanze in July after helping the Green Baggies to reach the Peace Cup...

Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 12:00 AM

Top six challenge for Sunrise so far-fetched

While most teams are busy on the transfer market, business is slow at Sunrise yet the club has said they will be gunning for a top-six finish in the upcoming 2019/2020 Rwanda Premier League. With just the mere talk of bringing in new – local and foreign – experienced players to beef...

Sunday, August 18, 2019, 12:00 AM

Rayon Sports FC to unveil new coach before Al Hilal match

Rayon Sports FC will unveil a new head coach before the return leg of the Caf Champions League tie against Al Hilal of Sudan, according to Club Spokesperson Jean Paul Nkurunziza. Nkurunziza said the talks are at an advanced stage to find a new coach to replace Brazilian Roberto Oliveira...

Thursday, August 15, 2019, 12:00 AM

Rayon Sports want CAF to relocate Al Hilal tie

Rayon Sports FC has asked the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to change the venue for the CAF champions league return leg match against El Hilal Omdurman following ongoing protests and demonstrations in Sudan. The match is slated for August 25 at El Hilal stadium. Jean-Paul Nkurunziza...

Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 12:00 AM

FEATURED: Premier Bet welcomes new football season

The new 2019/2020 English Premier League season will not only bring fans cheering, it has already set off a global betting frenzy with more people hoping to become lucky in the multi-billion dollar industry. In Rwanda, there over six licensed betting companies, but Premier Bet Company is...

Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 2:39 PM

What will Haruna bring to AS Kigali?

AS Kigali have struggled to win the national football league trophy for years, but after a transfer splurge when they signed Amavubi skipper Haruna Niyonzima, Eric Bakame Ndayishimiye and a few new faces ahead next season, is this the season they mount a serious challenge for the league title? The...

Sunday, August 4, 2019, 12:00 AM

Manyara wins 6th edition’s Bralirwa Corporate Golf title

Geoffrey Manyara has clinched the Bralirwa Golf Corporate tournament’s title for the month of July after returning twenty-two points. The July edition of the monthly event was held Friday at Kigali Golf Club, in Nyarutarama. Gideon Kayinamura finished second, while Kennedy Mirichu completed...

Sunday, July 28, 2019, 12:00 AM

Giancarlo finishes seventh in Safari Rally

National Rally driver Giancarlo Davite finished seventh in the fourth round of the Africa Rally Championship (ARC) which concluded over the weekend at the Moi International Sports Complex in Kasarani. Cruising a Mitsubishi Lancer, the Rwandan crew set off 12th from the ramp finishing 8th on Day1....

Tuesday, July 9, 2019, 12:00 AM

Teams start jetting in for Cecafa Kagame Cup

Teams participating in this year’s Cecafa Kagame Cup have started jetting in ahead of Saturday’s kick-off. The tournament will run through July 21 across three venues; Kigali Stadium, Huye Stadium and Umuganda Stadium. The opening day will see Somalia’s Heegan facing Green...

Wednesday, July 3, 2019, 4:32 PM

Hategeka scoops Golf GMT title

Emmanuel Hategeka was in stunning form as he put up a strong performance to win the title of this year’s Genocide Memorial Golf Tournament over the weekend. Hategeka, the Deputy Chief Executive of Rwanda Development Board, returned a total of 42 points to outsmart a strong field of 65...

Monday, July 1, 2019, 1:46 AM

Golf GMT tourney set for today

A total of 70 golfers have registered to participate in this year’s Genocide Memorial Golf Tournament, which takes place Saturday afternoon at Kigali Golf Club. Happening for a fourth year running, the competition is aimed at paying tribute to the over one million people who were killed...

Saturday, June 29, 2019, 12:00 AM

Drivers, crews in high gear for Huye Rally

Local and regional crews have stepped up their preps as the National Rally Championship heads to Southern Province for this year’s Rally de Huye. The 2019 edition of the annual race is scheduled for the weekend of June 29-30. The motor racing event will start with the reconnaissance warm-up...

Friday, June 21, 2019, 12:00 AM

Cricket: Rwanda, Tanzania make bright start to T20 Kwibuka25 tourney

Hosts Rwanda and Tanzania got off to bright starts on Tuesday as they registered victories against Mali and Uganda, respectively, on the opening day of this year’s Kwibuka25 Women Cricket T20 tournament. The tournament is hosted at Gahanga Cricket Oval. Opener Monica Pascal starred for...

Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 10:35 AM

Rugby World Cup 2023: Silverbacks to face Côte d’Ivoire in qualifiers opener

The senior national men’s rugby team – Silverbacks – will play Côte d’Ivoire in their first match of the revamped format for the 2023 Rugby World Cup qualifiers. Ranked 15th in Africa in the latest Africa Rugby Union rankings, Rwanda is among the sixteen countries that will...

Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 12:00 AM

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