Jejje Muhinde

Golf: Kashaka wins Transform Africa tourney

RWANDA’s Davis Kashaka emerged the overall winner of the 2nd Transform Africa Summit golf tournament following his spectacular performance at Kigali Golf Club on Friday. Kashaka returned a stunning 67 to claim the trophy and a golf trolley bag prize, and was followed by Anthony Olwit (70)...

Sunday, May 19, 2019, 6:21 AM

All is set for inaugural Arboretum Duathlon

Over 40 duathletes will be up against a harsh terrain in the first edition of the Arboretum Cross Duathlon competition that takes place Saturday in Huye District, Southern Province. Alexis Mbaraga, president of the local triathlon federation (RTF), told this publication on Friday that the...

Saturday, May 18, 2019, 12:00 AM

Kigali Peace Marathon 2019 to attract global athletics stars

RWANDA Athletics Federation (RAF) has announced that some of the world’s famous names in athletics are expected in Kigali next month as Kigali International Peace Marathon turns 15. The annual event’s 15th edition is scheduled for June 16. Speaking during the pre-launch of this year...

Thursday, May 16, 2019, 12:00 AM

RAF, RCB to co-organise 2019 Kigali Peace Marathon

Rwanda Convention Bureau (RCB) has entered into partnership with the local athletics governing body (RAF) to co-organise the 15th Kigali International Peace Marathon, Times Sport has learned. The 2019 edition of the annual event is scheduled for June 16. Speaking to this publication on Tuesday,...

Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 12:11 AM

Athletics: APR runners dominate Bugesera 20km race

Sunday Men 1. Yves Nimubona – 54:33:34 2. Christophe Tuyishime – 59:40:19 3. Alex Nizeyimana – 59:55:58 Women 1. Marthe Yankurije – 1h11:49 2. Adeline Musabyeyezu – 1h13:13 3. Beathe Ishimwe – 1h15:47 APR athletics club have dominated the 20km de...

Monday, May 13, 2019, 12:00 AM

Women rugby: Six teams set for ‘Get Into Rugby’ tourney

Six girls’ teams will compete in the one-day tournament ‘Get into Rugby’, a grassroots rugby programme organized at Buhoro grounds, in Ruhango district, on Sunday. The local rugby governing body has confirmed. The ‘Get Into Rugby’ programme is a grassroots rugby...

Sunday, May 12, 2019, 12:14 AM

Yanga must triple salary to get Tuyisenge, says striker’s agent

Tanzania football giants Young Africans will have to triple Jacques Tuyisenge’s current salary at Gor Mahia if they want to lure him from the Kenyan champions, the player’s agent Patrick Gakumba has said. Tuyisenge, who joined Kenya’s most successful club from Police FC in...

Friday, May 10, 2019, 12:00 AM

Cricket: Rwanda beats Mozambique by one wicket to maintain perfect start

RWANDA women’s national cricket team continued to defy the odds as they beat Mozambique one wicket in a nail-biting match to maintain their perfect start to the qualifiers for the 2020 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup. Running since Sunday, the week-long qualifiers tournament concludes Sunday...

Thursday, May 9, 2019, 12:00 AM

20km race Bugesera garners momentum

Over 1000 participants are expected to partake in the 5th edition of 20km de Bugesera race come May 12, organizers have announced. The athletics race is organized every year, since 2015, by Gasore Serge Foundation in partnership with Bugesera District. Speaking to Times Sport on Tuesday, the...

Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 12:00 AM

The role of sport in unity and reconciliation after Genocide

Sport has the power to foster peace, unity and national cohesion, and such has been the case for Rwanda in her unity and reconciliation efforts after the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Over one million people were killed in a spell of only 100 days. Sport did not only help in unity and...

Saturday, April 27, 2019, 12:00 AM

Huge field as Giancarlo eyes Rally De L’Imbo glory

It will be a battle for supremacy when a record 17 crews take to the dusty roads of Gihundwe Sector in Rusizi District, for the 2019 Rally De L'Imbo on Sunday. Five-time national champion Davite Giancarlo and his navigator, Sylvia Vindevogel, lead the line-up, and are tipped for a second...

Saturday, April 27, 2019, 12:00 AM

Swimming federation left with a tough decision to make

The national swimming federation is in suspense, and with a tough decision to make, as far as preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics are concerned. This follows a controversy from one swimmer Issiak ‘Bebeto’ Irankunda who has abruptly decided to drop out halfway his swimming...

Thursday, April 25, 2019, 12:00 AM

Golfers tee off in Corporate Night tourney this Friday

The fourth edition of the monthly Heineken Golf Corporate Night competition takes place this Friday at Kigali Golf Club. The corporate golf tournament, which is a product of partnership between Bralirwa and Kigali Golf Club, is held every last Friday of the month at the Nyarutarama-based state-of-...

Thursday, April 25, 2019, 12:00 AM

Cricket: Rwanda to face Nigeria in World Cup qualifiers opener

Fixtures Rwanda Vs Nigeria (May 5) Rwanda Vs Mozambique (May 8) Rwanda Vs Zimbabwe (May 9) Rwanda Vs Tanzania (May 11) The women’s national cricket team will have a mountain to climb in the upcoming African qualifiers tournament, a pathway to the 2020 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup....

Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 12:00 AM

Ladies cricket team starts preps ahead of World Cup qualifiers

The senior ladies national cricket team, under the tutelage of Joshua Mwanja, has started preparations ahead of the World Cup qualifiers tournament. The qualifiers tournament is scheduled for May 3-13 in Zimbabwe. The cricketers have started with light training, a three-hour session a day at...

Saturday, April 20, 2019, 12:00 AM

Table tennis coach impressed with youth display at ITTF tourney

National table tennis coach Yves Ndizeye has said he’s impressed with how his team performed during the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Africa Youth Championship which concluded on April 13th in Accra, Ghana. Ndizeye said the team gave their best even though they did not win any...

Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 12:00 AM

Silverbacks ‘need friendly games after cancellation of continental tourney’

The senior men’s national Rugby team, the Silverbacks, are keen on friendly games this year following the cancellation of the 2019 Africa Rugby Silver Cup. Silverbacks had been placed in Group B of the second tier of Africa Rugby, alongside Ivory Coast, Senegal and Mauritius B with matches...

Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 12:00 AM

25 years later, Mugabo opens up about battle with Genocide trauma

Before 1994, he was always seen as a confident, self-assured sports athlete, and considered one of the finest athletes of his generation. In his 20’s, Seraphin Mugabo, a retired middle distance athlete, was considered one of the nation’s biggest hopes and represented Rwanda at the 1992...

Saturday, April 13, 2019, 12:00 AM

Sport is a unifying tool, says former athletics star Gasore

Serge Gasore has been a runner since childhood: Some days he ran for fun, some days he was running to school, some he was running for a prize, but on others, he was running for his dear life. At the age of four, Gasore lost his mother, four years later he watched his grandmother die during a...

Friday, April 12, 2019, 3:40 AM

Kwibuka25: Chanbara Sports body to organise inaugural memorial tournament

For the first time, the local Chanbara Sports Federation will organise a Genocide Memorial Tournament (GMT), this year, in memory of the over one million lives lost during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Like most other memorial tournaments, it is scheduled for June. “We are, this year...

Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 12:00 AM