Jejje Muhinde

Boxing: Kitooke, Odhiambo bout set for December

The fight between local boxer David Kitooke and Kenyan Joseph Odhiambo will take place on Saturday, December 15, Saturday Sporthas leant.  According to Rwanda boxing federation president Vicky Kalisa, both boxers have agreed that the venue for the bout be Kigali Marriot Hotel. Also commonly...

Friday, November 23, 2018, 9:19 PM

MTN Rwanda Golf Open: Ndayisenga stays on track after second round

Thursday Second round scores 138 – Ernest Ndayisenge (Rw) 68-70 138 – Justus Madoya (Ken) 68-70 140 – Denis Anguyo (Ug) 69-71 141 – Joseph Karafa (Ken) 73-68 Ernest Ndayisenga carded a 70 in Round 2 of the ongoing 2018 MTN Rwanda Golf Open on Thursday to remain on...

Friday, November 23, 2018, 1:10 PM

Kamanda in solo run for rugby body presidency

Tharcisse Kamanda, a former national rugby team player, has submitted in his candidacy to run for president in the upcoming elections of Rwanda Rugby Federation (RRF). Elections will be held on November 25 in Remera. Kamanda will stand unopposed following the incumbent president Alexis Araire...

Wednesday, November 21, 2018, 8:45 PM

MTN Rwanda Golf Open 2018 gets underway

Local golfers will be hoping to make the most of home advantage when the 2018 edition of the annual Rwanda Golf Open tournament starts on Wednesday. Spondored by MTN Rwanda, the tournament gets underway today through Saturday at the state-of-the-art 9-hole Kigali Golf Club in Nyarutarama, Kigali...

Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 9:30 PM

Rugby: Silverbacks coach calls for early start of 2019 season

The national rugby team (Silverbacks) head coach, Claude Aime Ezour, has appealed to the local rugby governing body to push for early start of the 2019 season in order to allow his side enough time to prepare for Africa Silver Cup tournament. Ezour argues that under a busy league calendar, the...

Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 9:24 PM

NPC introduces football for the visually impaired

National Paralympics Olympic (NPC) has said it is introducing football for the visually impaired and partially sighted people around the country. The sport for the blind is a grassroots project supported and funded by the Union of European Football Association (UEFA) across the African continent...

Monday, November 19, 2018, 10:56 PM

Ishimwe, Ingabire inspire Indatwa to victory over Charity

Indatwa Hampshire Cricket Club put up a batting master class in the women’s UNIMONI Premier League to beat defending champions Charity Cricket Club. Playing the Women Division 1 game at Gahanga on Sunday, Indatwa registered the highest score of 207/5 in 40 overs thanks largely to...

Monday, November 19, 2018, 8:32 PM

Uncertainity hovers over district-sponsored league teams’ future

Former Amavubi manager Andre Casa Mbungo stepped down as SC Kiyovu head coach last month allegedly for going five months without pay. Just a week earlier, the annual budget of Azam Rwanda Premier League side, Bugesera FC, had been slashed by 33.3 per cent – from Rwf60m to Rwf40m. The same...

Friday, November 16, 2018, 6:53 PM

Silverbacks earn promotion to Africa Silver Cup

The senior men’s national rugby team, Silverbacks, have been promoted to the second tier of Africa Rugby competitions. The Silverbacks earned promotion to what is dubbed “Africa Silver Cup” following the Africa Rugby Federation’s move to increase the number of teams from...

Friday, November 16, 2018, 12:05 AM

CECAFA Senior Challenge adjourned as council struggles to find host

The Council for East and Central Africa Football Association (Cecafa) has confirmed that the 2018 Senior Challenge Cup will not be taking place after failing to get a host nation. The regional tournament was scheduled for late this month. Efforts to reach Nicholas Musonye, the Cecafa secretary...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 10:27 PM

Handball body to introduce U15 talent search competition

As part of their talent search programme, Rwanda handball federation (Ferwahand) has pledged to establish an Under-15 schools competition. Theogene Utabarutse, Ferwahand president, has revealed that the initiative will start next year as the local handball governing body moves to implement its...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 10:27 PM

Seven countries set for EA table tennis champs

Seven countries have confirmed their participation at the forthcoming 2018 East African Junior Table Tennis Championship – slated for November 30 through December 2 – at Green Hills Academy in Kigali. The seven countries include; Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Mauritius, Djibouti, Somalia...

Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 10:32 PM

Div2 cricket league: Ruchir Khole hits century to inspire Tigers into the final

RUCHIR Khole scored a century against Zonic Cricket Club in the men’s second division league on Sunday to propel Kutchi Tigers to the final. Kutchi Tigers won the toss to bat first at Gahanga Cricket Oval as they declared on 369/10 in 49.5 overs, with Khole’s exemplary 134 runs off 99...

Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 10:19 AM

Rugby clinic underway

Experts from the UK-based Penguin International Rugby Football Club over the weekend started a four-day Level 2 rugby clinic for referees and coaches as well as the men’s national rugby team, the Silverbacks. Two Penguin rugby experts Tony Penn, a former New Zealand prop-forward, and Collin...

Monday, November 12, 2018, 11:32 PM

RAF enter partnership with ADEPR to promote athletics

The local athletics governing body and ADEPR Rwanda have established a working partnership in a drive to promote athletics and sharpen talents at the grassroots level. The initiative was launched on Saturday during the ‘Children Athletics Competition’ that attracted over 100 youngsters...

Monday, November 12, 2018, 1:26 AM

Athletics: Gicumbi Road Race 2018 set for Nov 14

The third edition of the annual Gicumbi Athletics Road Race, which is designed to detect new talents, is scheduled to take place this Sunday, organisers have revealed. Organised by Mountain Classic Athletics Club in Gicumbi District, the grueling race will see the senior runners covering a...

Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 10:01 PM

Motorsport: Rallye de Mille Collines dates confirmed

Preparations for the 2018 Rallye de Mille Collines are in high gear after the organisers, Unity Rally Team, announced dates for the motorsport event. According to a statement released on Monday, the 35th edition of the annual competition is set for Saturday, December 1, in Bugesera District. It...

Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 10:10 PM

Telugu Royals edge Right Guards to qualify for Unimoni Div I final

In a tight game played at Gahanga Cricket Over on Sunday, Telugu Royals beat Right Guards by two wickets to qualify for the Unimoni Premier League Division 1 men final. The Royals won the toss and elected to bowl first; batting first Right Guards were 85 for 5 in 21.2 overs when rain interrupted...

Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 1:20 AM

Cricket league: Telugu face Right Guards for final berth

Sunday Men Division I Telugu     Vs    Right Guards 9:30am Men Division II Titans       Vs    Spartans 9am   Defending champions Telugu Royals take on Right Guards for a slot to this year’s Unimoni...

Saturday, November 3, 2018, 8:37 PM

Construction of 10,000-seater indoor arena to kick off soon

The construction works of the long-awaited multipurpose indoor stadium project are set to take off. The Ministry of Sports and Culture has announced. The arena will be completed in ten months and will be built on both the former APR training base and Ferwafa artificial turf outside Amahoro...

Saturday, November 3, 2018, 8:34 PM