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Jejje Muhinde

Rugby is not just a men’s sport – Ibemaso tells girls

Like in most parts of the world, rugby in Rwanda is male-dominated. As a matter of fact, hardly do we hear or see a local ladies tournament, league or the national team in any competition. In today’s issue, Saturday Sportprofiles Ernestine Ibemaso, whose CV is mostly centered around being a...

Saturday, January 19, 2019, 12:00 AM

Rugby clubs urged to get legal status

Rwanda Rugby Federation (RRF) has urged local clubs to obtain legal status, latest by the end of the 2019 season. Times Sporthas learned that out of ten teams that comprise the domestic rugby league, only one – Lion de Fer – has legal status. RRF president, Tharcisse Kamanda, has...

Friday, January 18, 2019, 12:28 AM

Hanani Uwineza on her secret to success in triathlon

The name Hanani Uwineza needs no introduction when it comes to triathlon in Rwanda. Triathlon is a multisport that is increasingly becoming popular since its introduction in the country in 2012. Last year, she tormented her main rivals to reap big almost in every competition on the 2018 local...

Saturday, January 12, 2019, 12:00 AM

Sheer delights and despairs of 2018 in sports

2018 has been a year full of sheer delights and despairs across all sporting disciplines. Remarkable achievements were recorded but so were disappointments and bad memories. As the New Year looms, Saturday Sportlooks back at some of the moments that shaped the local sports sector in four...

Saturday, December 29, 2018, 12:00 AM

Defeating Rayon was a perfect Christmas gift – Peter Otema

Police FC forward Peter Otema has said that defeating Azam Rwanda Premier League rivals Rayon Sports last Friday was a perfect Christmas gift for their fans. Ten-man Police beat Rayon 1-0, thanks a wonder goal from Jean-Paul Uwimabazi in the dying seconds of the match-day 10 game at Kigali Stadium...

Thursday, December 27, 2018, 12:00 AM

VW Golf tourney set for January

The first edition of the Volkswagen Golf tournament will be held in January, and will be the opening competition for the 2019 domestic season. The multi-category tourney will be held at the 9-hole Kigali Golf Club in January. Specific dates are yet to be determined. According to Kigali Golf Club...

Wednesday, December 26, 2018, 12:31 AM

MindSky to sponsor rugby league in 2019 season

The local rugby governing body (RRF) has confirmed that the sponsorship deal with MindSky, which was due to end with 2018, has been extended till end of the 2019 national rugby league. The development was confirmed to Times Sport on Sunday by Livingstone Muhire, an administrator in the newly...

Monday, December 24, 2018, 1:17 AM

Swimming: Special Holiday Inter-Club contest set for today

The fifth edition of the annual Special Holiday Inter-Club swimming championship takes place on Sunday at Cercle Sportif de Kigali. Four clubs, including the defending champions Thousand Kilo’s, have registered for the one-day multi-category competition. Others include; Rwamagana Canoe and...

Saturday, December 22, 2018, 11:43 PM

Jean Claude Gakwaya: The rally driver shifts focus to 2019 season

Two-time national champion, Jean Claude Gakwaya, has turned his attention to the 2019 National Rally Championship’s season after failing the mission to win it for a record third consecutive time this year. Gakwaya who races with his Subaru Impreza car suffered mechanical setbacks late last...

Thursday, December 20, 2018, 12:00 AM

Rubagumya calls for more friendly matches

CLINTON Rubagumya, the Under-23 national cricket team captain, has appealed to management to organise more friendly matches before engaging into competitions. Rwanda U23 team hosted their Ugandan counterparts in a six-match friendly series at Gahanga Cricket Stadium, which concluded over the...

Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 12:00 AM

Triathlon body awards all teams in weekend contest

The national triathlon federation (RTF) president, Alexis Mbaraga, has applauded all the teams that participated in Sunday’s Kigali Duathlon Competition at Kigali Conventional Centre.  Over 40 participants took part. The clubs included Rwamagana triathlon club, Rubavu, Karongi, Huye,...

Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 12:00 AM

Rwigema retains PKF Golf tournament title

The 2018 PKF Golf Championship came to a climax on Saturday, with Alice Rwigema retaining the women’s title won, while Chris Dews claimed the men’s competition at the 9-hole Kigali Golf Club, in Nyarutarama. Rwigema returned a 31 Net, overcame a stiff competition from Jenny Linda (30)...

Monday, December 17, 2018, 2:41 AM

Uwineza targets gold at Kigali Duathlon Competition

Multisport athlete Hanani Uwineza has fired a warning to rivals that she will be targeting the gold medal in Sunday’s Kigali Duathlon Competition to end the 2018 season on a high. The 23-year-old says she will give it her best to ensure she accomplishes the mission. Uwineza, who represents...

Saturday, December 15, 2018, 10:39 PM

PKF golf tournament tees off today

Over 64 golfers have confirmed their participation at the 2018 PKF Golf Tournament that tees off Saturday at the 9-hole Kigali Golf Club.  The development was confirmed to Saturday Sport by Dr Davis Kashaka, the captain of Kigali Golf Club, who also revealed that it will be a one-day short...

Saturday, December 15, 2018, 12:12 AM

Sixty-six for Kivu open cross swimming competition

Some 66 swimmers are set to participate in the inaugural Iwawa-Kivu Open Cross Swimming Competition that rolls off this Saturday in Rubavu District. Organised by Rwanda Swimming Federation (RSF), in partnership with Rubavu-based Vision Jeunesse Nouvelle Swimming club, the competition will see...

Saturday, December 15, 2018, 12:07 AM

All set for inaugural Karting Slalom in Rwanda

The first Karting Slalom competition will be staged this weekend at the Kigali Convention Centre, Times Sport has learned. The two-day event will take place on Saturday and Sunday, starting from 10am to 10pm. According to Fabrice Yoto, the head of Rwanda Automobile Club (RAC) technical team,...

Friday, December 14, 2018, 1:15 AM

Beating Telugu is always special, says Challengers skipper Vardheneni

Challengers Cricket captain Srinath Vardheneni has said that winning against Telugu Royals is always special. Challengers rode their luck to defeat archrivals and then defending champions Telugu Royals by 18 runs on Sunday to clinch the 2018 Unimoni Premier League title, in a game that saw...

Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 11:37 PM

Musanze Amputee FC claim World Disability Day Championship title

Musanze Amputee Football Club on Sunday evening beat Huye 4-3 on penalties to lift the World Day of Persons with Disabilities title at Kimisagara, Kigali. The opening 25 minutes of the game ended 1-0 in favour of Huye Amputee FC before Musanze Amputee FC came back into the game to equalise on an...

Monday, December 3, 2018, 10:08 PM

Team Rwanda dominate 2018 ITTF junior regional champs

The first International Table Tennis Federation-Africa Eastern Regional Juniors Championships in Kigali came to a climax on Sunday with Team Rwanda emerging the overall winners of the three-day showpiece at Green Hills Academy. Rwanda reigned supreme among five national teams, winning the boys...

Monday, December 3, 2018, 10:07 PM

Motorsport: Din Imtiaz is the 2018 National Rally champion

General classification – Top 5 1. Din Imitiaz 86 points 2. Jean Claude Gakwaya 83 points 3. Eric Gakwaya 61 points 4. Jean Jean Geisen 50 points 5. Olivier Mbabazi 42 points Rallye de Mille Collines – Top 5 1. Jean Claude Gakwaya 2. Din Imitiaz 3. Olivier Mbabazi 4....

Monday, December 3, 2018, 10:51 AM

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