Rwanda wary of Egypt in Fiba Zone V tourney

Rwanda men's basketball team will be wary of Egypt as they seek to win the Zone V championship and qualify for the fifth consecutive Afro-basket finals.  Rwanda will on Friday depart for Kampala to participate in the regional tournament, which also serves as the 2015 Fiba/Afro-basket and All...

Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 12:00 AM

Ruterana eyes better showing in KCB Golf Series finale

Rwanda Professional golfer Emmanuel Ruterana has began intensive preparations as he seeks to impress at the grand KCB Golf Series Final in Mombasa. The 71-Par Nyali Golf Club in Mombasa will host the KCB Advantage Banking East African Golf Tour Grand finale scheduled for September 23-26. Ruterana...

Monday, September 15, 2014, 12:00 AM

Fitidis bows out of Kenya Safari rally

Rwanda Rally driver Christakis Fitidis bowed out of the Kenya Safari Rally after his Subaru Impreza N12 suffered mechanical problems on Day 2 on Saturday. Fitidis was navigated by Eric Nzamwita. “It is sad that we are out of the 2014 KCB Safari rally after overshooting one corner, thinking...

Monday, September 15, 2014, 12:00 AM

Rayon Sports release Ghanaian Koffi

Former League champions Rayon Sports have released Ghanaian striker Geulli Koffi after he failed to impress during the trial period, according to club chairman Theogene Ntampaka. Geulli Koffi Koffi is the second player to be rejected by coach Jean Francois Losciuto’s team after Togolese...

Sunday, September 14, 2014, 12:00 AM

Rwandan runners set for Tanzania-Dar Rotary half marathon

Rwandan athletes have been invited to compete in the Tanzania Rotary Dar half marathon,scheduled for October 14 in Dar es Salaam. The development was confirmed by the Rwanda Athletics Federation technical director Jean Pierre Ndacyayisenga on Friday. Eric Sebahire and Felicien Muhitira and a...

Sunday, September 14, 2014, 12:00 AM

Basketball team drops 'expensive' Ruhezamihigo

Rwanda basketball federation (Ferwaba) has left out Canada-based Hamza Ruhezamigo from the senior men’s team preparing for the upcoming 2014 Fiba Africa Zone V Championships. The regional tournament, which also serves as 2015 Fiba/Afro-basket and All Africa Games qualifier, is scheduled for...

Sunday, September 14, 2014, 12:00 AM

We want to help Rwanda move forward - cricket great Brian Lara

RWANDA CRICKET Stadium Foundation (RCSF) is committed to building a permanent cricket home for Rwanda. West Indian cricket great Brian Lara has said. Lara said in an exclusive interview with spectator.co.uk that they want to ensure that cricket brings hope to the East African country by providing...

Saturday, September 13, 2014, 12:00 AM

Goalie Ndoli's absence worries APR Coach

2014/15 seasonSept. 20 APR vs. Musanze (Stade de Kigali)Etincelles vs. Isonga (Umuganda)Espoir vs. Mukura (Rusizi) Sept. 21 Gicumbi vs. Police (Gicumbi)Rayon vs. Amagaju (Stade de Kigali)SC Kiyovu vs. Marines (Mumena)Sunrise vs. AS Kigali (Rwamagana) Reigning Champions APR will kick off the 2014/...

Friday, September 12, 2014, 12:00 AM

2014/15 league fixtures revised

Rwanda Football Federation (Ferwafa) has revised the fixtures for the upcoming 2014/15 National Football League. The league fixtures were revised on request from the general assembly which met on Wednesday at the local body’s headquarters in Remera, Kigali City. In the new fixtures, the...

Friday, September 12, 2014, 12:00 AM

Early preparations key, says Olympic chief Habineza

After a dismal performance at the just ended Youth Olympic Games (YOG) staged in China, Rwanda Olympic Committee wants federations to take the issue of preparations very serious ahead of future games. The Secretary General of Rwanda Olympic Committee, Ahmed Habineza told Times Sport ...

Thursday, September 11, 2014, 12:00 AM

World champions Theisen, Ashton expected in Kigali

World record holders in Decathlon and Heptathlon Brianne Theisen Eaton and Ashton Eaton are expected in Kigali on September 15 on invitation from Right to Play.  Heptathlon Brianne Theisen Eaton and Ashton Eaton are expected in Kigali on September 15 on an invitation from Right to Play.(...

Thursday, September 11, 2014, 12:00 AM

Fitidis touches base in Kenya for Safari Rally

RWANDAN CREW of Christakis Fitidis and Eric Nzamwita are in Kenya ready to compete in the 62nd KCB Safari Rally, which is scheduled for this weekend. The rally will cover 800km across three counties; will be flagged off at Kenya International Conference Centre this Friday at 10am. Fitidis and...

Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 12:00 AM

Rwanda athletes miss in continental line-up

Rwandan athletes are noticeably missing in the selected Africa team which will compete at the 2014 International Association of Amateur Federation-sanctioned (IAAF) Continental Cup set for Morocco from September 13. “We didn’t plan for this year’s Continental Cup but it will be...

Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 12:00 AM

We are not yet at our peak - Mukura coach

DESPITE registering a 1-0 win over Rayon Sports in a pre-season friendly over the weekend, Mukura Victory Sport head coach Jean Baptiste Kayiranga is not contented with the level of his team. Kayiranga is not contented with the level of his team. (File photo) New signing Hakim Zacky...

Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 12:00 AM

Twenty-five set for Fifa MA referees course

Twenty-five local referees are set to undergo a five-day Fifa Member Association (MA) referees’ course scheduled for September 13-17 at Ferwafa headquarters in Remera. The Fifa-funded initiative will be conducted by Fifa instructors Sidi Bekaye Magassa (Mali), Thomas Boko (Benin), and...

Monday, September 8, 2014, 12:00 AM

Ruterana finishes 14th in Uganda Golf Open

Pros 1. Deo Akope (Uga) 70, 69, 71, 71 (281) 2. Dismas Ndiza (Ken) 67, 75, 71, 71 (284) 3. Denis Anguyo (Uga) 71, 69, 71, 75 (286) 14. Emmanuel Ruterana (Rwa) 75, 75, 75, 75 (300) RWANDA’S professional golfer Emmanuel Ruterana finished in 14th position in the 2014 Tusker Malt Uganda which...

Monday, September 8, 2014, 12:00 AM

Rayon not interested in Iranzi, says Ntampaka

FORMER league champions Rayon Sports have denied reports linking them with Jean Claude Iranzi, who has run out of contract with champions APR FC. In recent days, Iranzi, who is yet to agree a deal with the army side, has been linked with Rayon Sports, who were reported to be willing to sign the...

Monday, September 8, 2014, 12:00 AM

Hadi awarded most aggressive rider jersey

2014 Tour of Alberta 1. Bos Theo (Ned) 3:42:50’10 2. Impey Daryl (SA) 3:42:50’6 3. Kocjan Jure (Slo) 3:42:50’4 100. Janvier Hadi (Rwa) 3:45:39 TEAM RWANDA rider Janvier Hadi bagged the most aggressive rider jersey despite finishing 100th in stage four of the on-going Tour of...

Monday, September 8, 2014, 12:00 AM

Local drivers look to score points in Rally de Gitega

LOCAL drivers will take the quest for the National Rally Championship points to Rally de Gitega scheduled for this weekend in Burundi. According to the Rwanda Automobile Club (RAC) Chairman Yves Gakwaya, Rally de Gitega is part of the national championship calendar. Reigning national champion...

Saturday, September 6, 2014, 12:00 AM

Ruterana makes cut, eyes top ten finish

RWANDA’S professional golfer Emmanuel Ruterana has his eyes set on the top ten finish after making the cut on Thursday in the Uganda Golf Open which winds up today at Kitante golf course in Kampala. Ruterana had a poor start in the first round on Wednesday after scoring 75 but recovered to...

Saturday, September 6, 2014, 12:00 AM