Jejje Muhinde

National athletics competition due

The national athletics federation (RAF), yesterday, set February 16 as the date for the annual national athletics competition. The event, which will include different disciplines, is set to be held at Amahoro national stadium. “The main purpose of organising this event is to select the best...

Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 12:00 AM

World Cup Cricket Trophy enthralls fans at Gahanga stadium

Yesterday, Rwanda cricket fans not only accorded a warm welcome to the glittering ICC World Cup Cricket Trophy at Gahanga stadium, with many taking turns to take photos with the iconic trophy. Among them was Gisele Ishimwe, the captain of the Under-18 girl national team, who said it was a dream...

Sunday, February 10, 2019, 12:28 AM

VIDEO: International Cricket WCup trophy arrives in Kigali

The International Cricket Council (ICC) 2019 World Cup trophy is in the country as part of its global tour. The trophy arrived in the country for a three-day tour on Friday morning. Upon at Kigali International Airport, the trophy accompanied by ICC officials was welcomed by the National Cricket...

Saturday, February 9, 2019, 12:00 AM

Cricket World Cup trophy to arrive in Rwanda this Friday

It will be a historic day for local cricket when the ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy Tour visits Rwanda for the very first time this Friday. Rwanda last December won the bid to be among the 21 countries whose cricket fans will get up close to the highly coveted trophy during its nine-month journey...

Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 12:00 AM

Roberto wants Rayon to sign new defenders

Rayon Sports head coach Roberto Oliveira Goncalves de Calmo has made it clear that he wants at least two new centre-backs in his squad to fill the void left behind by former club stars. The Brazilian’s appeal follows the departures of his former central defender Abdul Rwatubyaye this month,...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 12:00 AM

APR dominate National Cross Country Championships

APR athletics team dominated the 2019 edition of the National Cross Country Champions that took place over the weekend at Kicukiro stadium. APR collected seventeen points to win the overall best team trophy, Mountain Classic athletics team picked 20 points after finishing second, while NAS settled...

Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 12:00 AM

Amissa Bongo: Cyclist Didier Munyaneza claims the White jersey

Team Rwanda cyclist Didier Munyaneza won the White Jersey-given to the upcoming rider in the 2019 Tropicale Amissa Bongo cyling event that came to a close on Sunday in Gabon. Munyaneza was the only Rwandan in top ten after finishing 8th position and won the Best Young Rider's Jersey of 2019....

Monday, January 28, 2019, 5:38 PM

Bralirwa launches Golf Corporate Night

Bralirwa Plc, in partnership with Kigali Golf Club, on Friday launched the Golf Corporate Night which will be taking place every last Friday of the month at the Kigali Golf Club. During the launch ceremony, Kigali Golf Club captain Davis Kashaka said that the partnership with the brewery company...

Monday, January 28, 2019, 12:03 AM

Lion de Fer beef up squad ahead of new season

Lion de Fer Rugby Club have reinforced their squad with seven new signings as they bid to challenge for their maiden league title this year. Four of the seven new arrivals at the club were signed from record seven-time champions Remera Buffaloes, while two crossed from reigning champions Kigali...

Sunday, January 27, 2019, 12:33 AM

Makombe steps down as Buffaloes Rugby Club president

After more than six years at the helm, Benjamin Akami Makombe has announced his resignation as president of league side Buffalo Rugby Club. The former national team, Silverbacks, player stepped down with immediate effect on Wednesday. He first announced his resignation in April 2016, but shortly...

Saturday, January 26, 2019, 12:00 AM

26 selected for Special Olympic Games in UAE

Twenty-six athletes in different disciplines have been selected to represent Rwanda at the 2019 Special Olympic World Games to be hosted in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates on March 14-21. Of the twenty-six, four will compete in athletics, 2 will feature in Bocce sports, five in swimming and...

Saturday, January 26, 2019, 12:00 AM

Nigeria tour will boost ladies’ national team, says cricket body

Rwanda Cricket Association (RCA) is optimistic that the one-week series against Nigeria will help build a strong national ladies cricket team ahead of the World Cup qualifiers tournament. Emmanuel Byiringiro, the RCA Executive Secretary, has said that the cricket body is highly expectant for the...

Saturday, January 26, 2019, 12:00 AM

Sports minister calls for collaboration, improved partnership among stakeholders

The Minister for Sports and Culture, Esperance Nyirasafari, has reminded all sports federations, partners and stakeholders that strengthening partnerships and collaboration in the sector will be key to sports development. Nyirasafari was speaking yesterday during a two-day Sports Retreat 2019,...

Friday, January 25, 2019, 12:00 AM

National sports retreat kicks-off in Rubavu

The Ministry of Sports and Culture (Minispoc) in conjunction with Rwanda National Olympic and Sports Committee (RNOSC) have organized a national sports retreat that gets underway today in Rubavu and will run through Saturday. The three-day retreat is expected to attract among others; the presence...

Thursday, January 24, 2019, 12:00 AM

Rugby league to start on March 2

The 2019 season of the Mindsky National Rugby League will get underway on March 2, Times Sport has learned. The championship will be preceded by a sevens rugby preseason tournament, to start on February 23, in order to help league teams in their final preparations, and embracing the competition...

Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 12:00 AM

Amissa Bongo 2019: Munyaneza shines in Stage 1

Tuesday Stage 2: Franceville – Okondja (170km) Team Rwanda had little to smile about in Stage 1 of the ongoing 14th La Tropicale Amissa Bongo on Monday as Italian Niccolo Bonifazio sprinted to victory. Riding for French side Direct Energie, Bonifazio covered the 100km in 2 hours, 43...

Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 11:37 AM

Open water swimming good for talent devt, says coach Ndoli

NATIONAL SWIMMING head coach Jimmy Ndoli has revealed that organising outdoor swimming competitions will help upcoming talent to improve their swimming techniques.  The coach said that swimmers who practice and compete in lakes or rivers tend to acquire a certain technique that’s...

Monday, January 21, 2019, 10:36 PM

Tuyisenge rubbishes links to AS Vita Club

Rwanda international and Gor Mahia forward Jacques Tuyisenge has rubbished reports linking him with a move to DR Congo giants AS Vita Club, and has instead committed his future to the Kenyan champions. Tuyisenge moved to Gor Mahia in February 2016 after captaining Amavubi to quarter-finals of the...

Sunday, January 20, 2019, 1:00 AM

Rugby: Silverbacks placed in Pool B at Africa Silver Cup

The national senior men’s national team, Silverbacks, has been drawn in Pool B at this year’s Africa Silver Cup tournament, which is slated for June 13-14 According to Africa Rugby Federation, the Africa Silver Cup 2019 will be held under two pools with Pool A – that includes;...

Sunday, January 20, 2019, 12:58 AM

RCA names cricket team for Nigeria Tour

Rwanda Cricket Association (RCA) has released a final list of fourteen female cricketers that comprise the national team ahead of the 2019 Nigeria tour. According to RCA, the cricket bilateral series will be held from January 23 to 30 in Abuja. The team will feature in five match series that...

Sunday, January 20, 2019, 12:55 AM

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