Jejje Muhinde

Women’s Cricket team to face Mali in T20 opener

The National women’s cricket team will take on Mali in this year’s edition of the Kwibuka Women T20 tournament 2019, which will be staged at Gahanga Stadium from June 18 to 23. Tanzania, who finished third last year, will start their campaign against last year’s runner-up Uganda...

Tuesday, June 18, 2019, 12:00 AM

Davite confirms he will return to Kenya Safari Rally

Former national champion Giancarlo Davite has joined the growing list of foreign drivers that will be battling it out at this year’s Safari Rally Kenya next month. The development was confirmed to this publication by Sylvia Vinevogel, Davite’s navigator, on Thursday, revealing that the...

Friday, June 14, 2019, 12:00 AM

Rugby League: Hills book ticket to semis

Thousand Hills rugby club has become the first team to book a ticket to the last four of this year’s national rugby championship. The Gatenga-based rugby side confirmed their semis spot after beating Lion de Fer 20-13 over the weekend at Croix Rouge grounds in Kacyiru, and now await to know...

Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 12:00 AM

Africa Rally: Manvir proves doubters to extend lead after third race

Bryan Manvir and his navigator Drew Sturrock have extended their lead at the top of the Africa Rally Championship (ARC) table after their victory at this year’s Zambia International Rally. The Kenyan crew is well-positioned after winning all the opening three races of the continental...

Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 12:00 AM

Countdown as more participants register for Peace Marathon 2019

Over 3000 have so far registered for the upcoming 15th Kigali International Peace Marathon, due on Sunday, June 16. According to Rwanda Athletics Federation, over 1000 of those registered are foreigners, and more people are expected to register by close of the deadline on Saturday. The one-day...

Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 12:00 AM

Thousand Hills eye win over Lion de Fer in rugby league

Former champions are confident of victory and maintaining the top spot when they take on Lion de Fer in the national rugby league at Croix Rouge grounds on Saturday afternoon. The game starts at 3pm. Both sides go into the game fresh from beating champions Kigali Sharks. The Hills ran 18-9...

Saturday, June 8, 2019, 12:00 AM

Kigali Peace Marathon 2019: Yankurije keen to set new personal best, clinch gold

Marthe Yankurije is oozing with confidence as she looks to strike gold at this year’s Kigali International Peace Marathon come June 16. The middle and long distance runner, who will compete in the women’s half-marathon, has also said that she will be seeking to beat her personal best...

Thursday, May 30, 2019, 12:00 AM

Taekwondo: Rubavu to host 7th GMT tourney

This year’s Taekwondo Genocide Memorial Tournament will be hosted in Rubavu, making it a second successive year the Western Province district has accommodated the competition. The two-day event is scheduled for June 8-9. The competition is organised every year in honour of the over one...

Monday, May 27, 2019, 12:00 AM

Rugby: Isimbi powers Hills to top spot with win at Sharks

Thousand Hills outclassed reigning champions Kigali Sharks over the weekend to go top of the table in Central Division of the National Rugby League. The blossoming partnership of Carlos Isimbi and skipper Heritier Habimana inspired the former champions to a 19-8 victory at Red Cross grounds. Man-...

Monday, May 27, 2019, 12:00 AM

Rugby: Habimana, Tuyisenge return to fold as Hills take on Sharks

Key duo of Heritier Habimana and Jean Luc Tuiyisenge has returned to Thousand Hills line-up as the former champions face reigning champions Kigali Sharks in the national rugby league on Saturday afternoon. Kick-off 3pm, at Red Cross grounds in Kacyiru. Widely regarded as the biggest rugby match...

Saturday, May 25, 2019, 12:00 AM

INEOS Europe to build state-of-the-art football academy in Rwanda

Rwanda Football Association (Ferwafa) has entered into a partnership with INEOS Europe to set up a state-of-the-art football academy in Rwanda. The chemicals giant INEOS, owned by Britain’s richest man Jim Ratcliffe, signed a Memorandum of Understand with Ferwafa at the latter’s...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 4:39 PM

Taekwondo body turns focus to All-Africa Games after World Champs nightmare

Rwanda Taekwondo Federation (RTF) has turned attention to the 2019 All-Africa Games, which are due in August in Morocco, following the national team’s under-par performance at the just-concluded world championships in England. The country was made to wait for another year to attempt winning...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 12:00 AM

Karongi to host Kwibuka25 triathlon tournament

THE national triathlon federation (RTF) has said that this year’s triathlon Kwibuka edition will take place in Karongi District, Western Province. RTF president Alex Mbaraga confirmed the competition will be staged on June 15, with all clubs expected to take part. “The objective is to...

Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 12:00 AM

Mwanaheli, Mutimucyeye dominate Arboretum Duathlon

Samuel Mwanaheli and Saidati Mutimucyeye put up strong performances to at the inaugural Arboretum Cross Duathlon, in Huye District, over the weekend. Mwanaheli, who used one hour, twenty minutes and forty two seconds, blew away his competitors to clinch the top prize in men’s category, while...

Monday, May 20, 2019, 12:00 AM

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

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