Jejje Muhinde

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

Swimming: Genocide memorial tournament slated for June

THE National Swimming Federation (RSF) has said that this year’s edition of the Genocide memorial swimming competition will take place on June 22 at Cercle Sportif Club. Speaking to this Time Sport on Monday, RSF president Samuel Ufitimana Kinimba disclosed that the tournament will run under...

Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 12:30 AM

Rugby helped me to create ‘new family’ after the Genocide – Tharcisse Kamanda

April 2019 marks 25 years since the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, during which over one million lives were lost in a span of only 100 days. For the individual victims, traumatic memories cannot be escaped, whereas for the Rwandan society, the Genocide has had – and still has...

Monday, April 8, 2019, 6:17 AM

Resilience Rugby Club remains unbeaten

RESILIENCE RUGBY CLUB defeated arch-rivals Muhanga Thunders 14-11 in the national rugby league to maintain their unbeaten run since the start of the league season. The game was played on Sunday away at Muhanga Stadium, with the visitors playing only with 16 players while others could not make it...

Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 12:00 AM

Gentil Kangaho dominates third Heineken Golf Corporate tourney

GENTIL Kangaho was a class act over the weekend as he emerged winner of the third Heineken Golf Corporate Night tournament. Kangaho returned 23 Net to edge his closest rivals on the 9-hole category. Tiva Kananura, who won the competition’s second edition last month, returned 22 to...

Monday, April 1, 2019, 1:24 AM

Rugby: Resilience out to maintain unbeaten run

Resilience rugby club skipper Donatien Ufitimfura has fired warning to Muhanga Thunders that his side will be eyeing to maintain their perfect start when the two sides face-off in the national rugby league. The Resilience travel to Muhanga District for a much-awaited encounter against in-form...

Saturday, March 30, 2019, 12:00 AM

Taekwondo team eyes gold at ANOCA Youth Games

RWANDA Taekwondo Federation (RTF) has challenged youngsters to aim for gold at the upcoming ANOCA Zone V Youth Games come April 2-6 in Huye District. The first edition of the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) regional showpiece is organized by the Rwanda’s Olympic...

Friday, March 29, 2019, 1:47 AM

Kayumba joins AFC Leopards on loan

Kenyan giants AFC Leopards have confirmed the signing of Rwanda international centre-back Soter Kayumba from Sofapaka on a short-term loan. The 13-time Kenyan champions are 13th-placed on the 18-team Kenya Premier League table with 19 points from 18 matches this term. Former AS Kigali skipper...

Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 12:00 AM

Venues for ANOCA Youth Games revealed

The National Olympic and Sports Committee (RNOSC) has announced that Huye stadium will host the official opening and closing ceremonies of the inaugural ANOCA Youth Games – scheduled for April 2-6 in Huye District. Rwanda was confirmed as the host country of the 2019 African National Olympic...

Saturday, March 23, 2019, 11:38 PM

Rugby: Kigali Sharks seek redemption against Thousand Hills

Saturday Central division Kigali Sharks   Vs      Thousand Hills        1pm Southern division Resilience        Vs      UR Grizzlies     ...

Saturday, March 23, 2019, 12:00 AM

Kajeje wins gold at Special Olympic World Games

Team Rwanda has far collected six medals at the ongoing Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi, including Bosco Kajeje’s gold medal in long jump on Tuesday. The 2019 Special Olympics started on March 14, and will conclude Thursday in the United Arab Emirates. Youngster Marceline...

Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 12:00 AM

Have we seen the last of Haruna in Amavubi colours?

Emery Mvuyekure’s first call-up to Amavubi since 2014 was probably the main – but, certainly not the only – talking point to emerge from Vincent Mashami’s team selection last week. While the Tusker FC goalkeeper was recalled, and a number of young players – such as...

Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 12:00 AM

Albert Mphande considering to appeal Ferwafa four-month ban

Police FC head coach Albert Joel Mphande has announced that he is considering to appeal Ferwafa’s four-month stadium ban and Rwf50,000 fine for his alleged attempt to harm a referee during his side’s 2-1 loss to lowly Amagaju this month. The Zambian tactician says he was shocked by the...

Sunday, March 17, 2019, 12:00 AM

Representing Ghana would be a ‘dream come true’ – Sarpong

He may not be as famous as some of the top Ghana football stars like Andre Ayew Dede, Jordan Ayew, Asamoah Gyan or Prince Boateng, but Rayon Sports’ Ghanaian striker Micheal Sarpong has proved to be destined for greatness. Sarpong, 23, has become a household name in local football since...

Saturday, March 16, 2019, 12:00 AM

Rugby league: Kigali Sharks begin title defence against Lion de Fer

Saturday Central division Thousand Hills  Vs  Remera Buffaloes             14:00 Kigali Sharks     Vs  Lion de Fer               16:00 Kigali Sharks may...

Saturday, March 16, 2019, 12:00 AM

Battered AS Kigali eye Peace Cup solace

AS Kigali head coach Djuma Masudi Irambona has conceded that the Azam Rwanda Premier League title is out of reach and his side is rather focused on challenging for Peace Cup this season. The City of Kigali-sponsored side have lost seven games and drawn five times after twenty league games this...

Friday, March 15, 2019, 12:00 AM

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