Team Rwanda start quest for medals in Gaborone

RWANDA’S national table tennis and swimming teams start their preliminary round action this morning at the 2014 Africa Youth Games, which kicked off yesterday in Gaborone. The table tennis squad led by François Regis Ishimwe and Assoumpta Isimbi Kamanda as well two-time Olympian...

Thursday, May 22, 2014, 12:00 AM

Team Rwanda depart for Africa Youth Games

RWANDAN junior athletes jet out of the country today to compete at this year’s Association of National Olympic Committee of Africa (ANOCA) Youth Games scheduled to start on May 22 in Gaborone. The contingent departs at 6pm aboard RwandAir to Johannesburg where the team is expected to spend a...

Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 12:00 AM

Davite revives ARC title hopes

ARC Class Results 1. Mohammed Essa (Zambia) 3:03:00 2. Jaspreet Singh Chatthe (Kenya) 3:05:38 3. Gary Chaynes 3:07:47 (Ivory Coast) 3:07:47 4. Giancarlo Davite (Rwanda) 3:21:59 ARC Drivers standings after 3 Rounds: 1. Gary Chaynes (Ivory Coast) 58 points 2. Mohammed Essa (Zambia) 50 points...

Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 12:00 AM

Amavubi plot second leg home win against Libya

May 31 Rwanda vs Libya AMAVUBI STARS interim head coach Andre Cassa Mbungo has urged his youthful squad to remain focused ahead of the return leg against Libya as they seek the elusive Africa Cup of Nations qualification. Rwanda forced a goalless draw away to Libya in the first round qualifier...

Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 12:00 AM

Kenyans dominate MTN Kigali Peace Marathon

KENYA continued its dominance of the MTN Kigali Peace Marathon by sweeping top positions in the 10th edition yesterday in both men and women’s 42km event.  The men’s category winner, Biwot Kipkorir, took an early lead and looked comfortable throughout the race that was flagged off...

Monday, May 19, 2014, 12:00 AM

Rwanda hold Libya in Tunis

2015 Afcon Qualifiers First Round, yesterday Libya 0-0 Rwanda CAR 0-0 Guinea-Bissau Madagascar 2-1 Uganda Kenya 1-0 Comoros Mozambique 5-0 South Sudan Swaziland 1-1 Sierra Leone Tanzania 1-0 Zimbabwe Namibia 1-0 Congo Brazzaville Mauritania 1-0 Equatorial Guinea Benin 2-0 Sao Tome...

Monday, May 19, 2014, 12:00 AM

Etincelles eye Nile Basin Cup glory

Cecafa Nile Basin Cup May 22 Etincelles vs. Hey Al Arab  May 24 Etincelles vs. Flambeau  May 26 Etincelles vs. Arab Contractors  RWANDA representatives in the inaugural Cecafa Nile Basin Cup tournament Etincelles are expected to jet out to Sudan on Monday ready to take part in...

Monday, May 19, 2014, 12:00 AM

Sunrise FC lift Division 2 league title

EASTERN PROVINCE giants Sunrise FC lifted their maiden football title after beating Isonga to win the 2014 Second Division league Cup yesterday at Stade de Kigali.  Djabir Irankunda and Jean d’amour Bonane netted the winning goals for Sunrise before Senzira Manyinsura snatched a...

Monday, May 19, 2014, 12:00 AM

MTN Kigali Peace Marathon: On your marks, get set…!

CLOSE to 2000 runners are expected for the 2014 edition of the MTN Kigali Peace marathon that will be flagged off today at 7.00am at Amahoro stadium in Remera.  Athletes from around the world will participate in the tenth edition of the event, under the theme: ‘In the new world, we run...

Saturday, May 17, 2014, 12:00 AM

Amavubi seek to erase Afcon nightmare

RWANDA begins yet another journey for a place at the Africa Cup of Nations, a gathering of the continent’s football elite.  The Amavubi Stars’ last appearance at the showpiece African football event was in 2004 in Tunisia at 65000-seater Stade Olympique de Rades in Tunis. ...

Saturday, May 17, 2014, 12:00 AM

Davite set for Zambia Airtel Money Rally

ARC Standings after two rounds 1. Gary Chaynes (CIV) 43  2. Mohamed Essa (ZMB) 25 3. Morifere Soumaoro (CIV) 18  4. Jaspreet Chatthe (KE) 15  5. Giancarlo Davite (RW) 15  6. Kenneth Mukosa (ZMB) 12 NATIONAL CHAMPION Giancarlo Davite is targeting a win in the Airtel Money...

Friday, May 16, 2014, 12:00 AM

Rwanda’s U18 lose continental bid

FIBA U18 Zone V Championship Girls: Rwanda 55-73 Uganda Boys: Rwanda 61-63 THE national junior teams failed to book places to the continental championships after losing their final matches in the Fiba Zone Five Championship which climaxed on Thursday in Kampala, Uganda. The boys’...

Friday, May 16, 2014, 12:00 AM

RCA boosts schools with equipment

Computer Point T20  Weekend games Saturday QVCC vs KACC 8:30 - 12pm Sunday IPCC vs KHCC Morning 9 - 12pm ITCC vs VCC Afternoon 1 - 4pm RWANDA Cricket Association (RCA) has donated cricket equipment to schools to enable them prepare for the upcoming schools cricket week for both boys and...

Friday, May 16, 2014, 12:00 AM

Rwanda eye win over Libya

RWANDA’S Wasps are upbeat ahead of Sunday’s Orange Africa Nations Cup Morocco 2015 first round qualifier against Libya which will be played at the 65000-seater Stade Olympique on the outskirts of Tunis. Interim head coach Andre Cassa Mbungo told Saturday Sport before the team jetted...

Friday, May 16, 2014, 12:00 AM

Volleyball team enters camp for Gaborone Games

THE national youth volleyball team has begun a one-week intensive training camp at Amahoro indoor stadium ahead of the Africa Youth Games slated for May 22 to 31 in Gaborone, Botswana. Speaking to Times Sport yesterday, head coach Paul Bitok said the team had started intensive training yesterday...

Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 12:00 AM

It’s not over yet – Tardy

AYC Weekend results Rwanda 0-0 Gabon Sudan 0-3 Egypt Burundi 0-1 Cameroon Ethiopia 0-2 South Africa Tanzania 0-2 Nigeria Mozambique 0-2 Zambia Malawi 1-1 DR Congo Sierra Leone 0-2 Ghana Burkina Faso 0-3 Mali  Libya 1-1 Tunisia Congo 2-1 Benin Togo 0-2...

Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 12:00 AM

Constantine appointed new Amavubi coach

THE Rwanda Football Association (Ferwafa) is set to finalise talks with English coach Stephen Constantine to take charge of Amavubi as the new national coach.  According to Ferwafa, the talks will be finalised over the weekend in Tunisia where Rwanda play away to Libya in the 2015 Africa...

Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 12:00 AM

Nirisarike out of crucial Libya Afcon tie

BELGIUM-BASED defender Salomon Nirisarike will not make it for the Afcon tie between Rwanda and Libya on Sunday.  Team Administrator Alfred Ngarambe told Times Sport yesterday that Nirisarike who plays for Royal Antwerp will not honour the match due to travel document related issues. ...

Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 12:00 AM

Etincelles in a tough Nile Basin pool

Cecafa Nile Basin Cup May 22 Etincelles vs. Hey Al Arab May 24 Etincelles vs. Flambeau May 26 Etincelles vs. Arab Contractors STRUGGLING Etincelles have been drawn in a tough Group D of the inaugural Cecafa Nile Basin Cup.  Sixteen teams have confirmed participation in the tournament...

Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 12:00 AM

Gabon hold Rwanda

AYC Qualifiers Sunday Rwanda 0-0 Gabon  Saturday Mozambique 0-2 Zambia Malawi 1-1 DR Congo Sierra Leone 0-2 Ghana Burkina Faso 0-3 Mali  THE UNDER-20 national team (Junior Wasps) were held to a goalless draw by Gabon in the first leg of the 2015 African Youth Championship final...

Monday, May 12, 2014, 12:00 AM