Three make Africa Junior Championships qualifying mark

Three Rwandan athletes have qualified for next year’s CAA Africa Junior Athletics Championship which will be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. According to the Rwanda Athletics Federation, the athletes include James Sugira, Venantie Mukandayisenga and Beatha Ishimwe, all competing in the 1500m...

Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 12:00 AM

Bukera tops NRC standings after Huye Rally win

Valery Bukera won Huye Rally, which is the third round of the National Rally Championship over the weekend in Huye District, Southern Province.  Bukera navigated by Khetia Nital in a Subaru N10, clocked 48 minutes and 37 seconds in a 160km race where only three cars managed to finish. Claude...

Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 12:00 AM

Ndayisenga guides Indorwa in Right Guards onslaught

Freddy Ndayisenga put on man of the match show with the ball as Indorwa Cricket Club beat Right Guards CC in the on-going UA Exchange & Xpress Money 50 overs Premier League match on Sunday at Kicukiro oval.  Freddy Ndayisenga picked four wickets for 46 runs in 10 overs. (File photo) The...

Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 12:00 AM

Coaches want Africa to win Fifa World Cup

HEAD COACHES and technical directors of African national teams have hailed progress in African football but emphasised the need to make improvements which would see an African team win a Fifa World Cup. The resolution was among the many passed by the coaches, who meet in a two-day conference held...

Sunday, October 5, 2014, 12:00 AM

Fifa approves 10 pros to play in Rwandan league

WORLD football governing body, Fifa has issued International Transfer certificates (ITCs) to ten players allowing them to feature for Rwandan clubs in the 2014/15 season. On 1 October 2010, the International Transfer Matching System (TMS) became mandatory for all the Fifa 209 member associations...

Saturday, October 4, 2014, 12:00 AM

UCI boss Cookson expected in Kigali

Michael Brian Cookson RWANDA Cycling Federation (Ferwacy) is preparing to host the president of the International Cycling Union (ICU), Michael Brian Cookson. Ferwacy Executive Secretary, Emmanuel Murenzi told Saturday Sport yesterday that Cookson will be in Rwanda on November 19 to grace the...

Saturday, October 4, 2014, 12:00 AM

Davite pulls out of Huye Rally

DEFENDING champion, Davite Giancarlo, will not compete in the third round of the National Rally Championship (Huye Rally) which rolls off this afternoon in Huye District, Southern Province.  “I had an eye surgery recently and I will not be part of the Huye rally. Hopefully, I will be...

Saturday, October 4, 2014, 12:00 AM

No leniency on players with dual identity, says Habineza

The Minister of Sports and Culture, Joseph Habineza has warned that the government will not have any leniency when it comes to handling national team players with dual identity.  Habineza made the remarks during a press briefing held at Amahoro stadium on Wednesday. “So many mistakes...

Friday, October 3, 2014, 12:00 AM

African coaches analyse Brazil Fifa World Cup

Top technicians of African football gathered in Cairo early this week for a two-day conference to analyse the 2014 Fifa World Cup which was held in Brazil.  Following similar events held recently in Panama and Saint-Petersburg for the member associations of the Americas and Europe, head...

Thursday, October 2, 2014, 12:00 AM

Mutuyimana demands talks with Rayon Sports

Former Police FC captain Moussa Mutuyimana has vowed to sit out the whole season should Rayon Sports, who claim to have bought his contract from Police, fail to meet his personal demands.  When Ferwafa took the decision that naturalised players, who had assumed Rwandan names get back to their...

Thursday, October 2, 2014, 12:00 AM

Kenya in solo bid for 2017 Afcon

Kenya has submitted a solo bid to host the 2017 Africa Nations Cup after failing to agree on a joint bid with its East African neighbours Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda.  The Federation of Kenya Football (FKF) submitted a 10-page document to the Confederation of African Football (Caf) in Cairo...

Thursday, October 2, 2014, 12:00 AM

Ruterana shuns KCB Tour, opts for Entebbe JBG Golf tourney

PROFESSIONAL GOLFER Emmanuel Ruterana has ruled out taking part in the KCB Golf Tour Series final and instead opted to compete at the 17th JBG Golf Tournament set to tee off on October 4 at the par 71 Entebbe lake side greens. Ruterana will face stiff competition from 20 other professionals for...

Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 12:00 AM

Huye Rally set for Oct. 4

THE THIRD ROUND of the National Rally Championship, Huye Rally 2014, is set for October 4-5 in Huye District, Southern Province. Huye Rally is held in memory of the late Claude Gakwaya, one of the best Rwandan drivers in the domestic rally history who tragically perished in a motor accident. The...

Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 12:00 AM

MTN Qhubeka extends Niyonshuti's contract

RWANDAN PROFESSIONAL cyclist Adrien Niyonshuti has extended his contract with Team MTN-Qhubeka of South Africa Samsung ahead of the 2015 season. Niyonshuti, Johann van Zyl and Songezo Jim are the cyclists who renewed their contracts with one of Africa’s elite cycling clubs, yesterday....

Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 12:00 AM

Ferwafa releases revised league fixtures

Match Day 1 Saturday, Oct. 18 Rayon Sports                            vs                         Amagaju Etincelles              ...

Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 12:00 AM

Poor preps blamed for dismal Zone V show

NATIONAL MEN’S team point guard Lionel Hakizimana has said that inadequate preparation was the reason for their lackluster showing at the Fiba Zone V Championships in Kampala. The Espoir Basketball Club star made the remarks after Rwanda lost their bid to qualify for next year’s Fiba...

Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 12:00 AM

Constantine in Egypt for Fifa technical seminar

Stephen Constantine AMAVUBI head coach Stephen Constantine departed for Egypt yesterday to attend a Fifa organised technical analysis seminar scheduled for September 30-October 1 in Cairo. Also to attend the seminar will be Ferwafa’s Technical Director, Lee Johnson. The two-day event will...

Monday, September 29, 2014, 12:00 AM

Rwanda miss out on Afrobasket spot

Sunday Results Women Kenya 61-64 Uganda Men Uganda 69-61 Rwanda Saturday Results Women Kenya 52-70 Egypt Men Egypt 91-68 Somalia Kenya 71-83 Uganda RWANDA MEN’S basketball team failed to clinch a ticket to next year’s Fiba Afrobasket finals after losing to hosts Uganda 61-69...

Monday, September 29, 2014, 12:00 AM

Rwanda in decider against Uganda

Sunday MenUganda vs Rwanda - 4pm WomenUganda vs Kenya - 5pm AS the Fiba Zone V basketball championship reaches a climax today, all eyes will be on the Rwanda team which is seeking to qualify for the Afrobasket finals.  Rwanda faces off with hosts and archrivals Uganda in a game they need...

Sunday, September 28, 2014, 12:00 AM

RNOC set to introduce Amateur Corporate Challenge

RWANDA National Olympic and Sports Committee is set to introduce a new initiative, dubbed the ‘Amateur Corporate Challenge’ in a bid to promote sports in corporate companies. The RNOC Executive Director, Martin Koonce told Saturday Sport that the event will provide an opportunity to...

Saturday, September 27, 2014, 12:00 AM