No medal for Rwanda at Nanjing Olympic Games

It’s official. Rwanda will not win a medal at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games due to climax on Thursday in Nanjing, China after all hopes ended at the weekend. Runners James Sugira and Venantie Mukandayisenga attempted to make a push for a medal in 1500m finals over the weekend in vain. ...

Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 12:00 AM

Kenya FA roots for joint EAC bid for 2017 Afcon

THE 2017 Africa Cup of Nations could be held jointly by the East African Community member states if a proposal by Football Kenya Federation (FKF) comes to pass. Following the withdrawal of Libya, FKF has proposed a plan for a joint bid with its East African neighbours to host the bi-annual...

Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 12:00 AM

Rwandan golfers keen to ‘steal show’ at Challenge Trophy

Rwanda’s nine-man national golf team has vowed to steal the show at this year’s edition of the East Africa Golf Challenge Trophy.  The team departed last night to Uganda ahead of the four-day tournament, which starts on August 27 to 30 at the par 71 Entebbe lakeside course....

Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 12:00 AM

No medal for Rwanda at Nanjing Olympic Games

It’s official. Rwanda will not win a medal at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games due to climax on Thursday in Nanjing, China after all hopes ended at the weekend. Runners James Sugira and Venantie Mukandayisenga attempted to make a push for a medal in 1500m finals over the weekend in vain. ...

Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 12:00 AM

Archery federation gets ‘Olympic level’ equipment

RWANDA Archery federation has been boosted with equipment worth US$5000 (about Rwf3.5m) from Axiom Networks to enable them prepare for future competitions. The Olympic level archery equipment was handed to the president of Rwanda Archery and Shooting Sports Federation, Richard Muhumuza by the...

Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 12:00 AM

Female journalists in nutrition campaign

More efforts to improve nutrition and child health care within the country are needed, public health experts and journalists from the Association of Rwanda Female Journalists (Arfem) have said. They were conducting outreach training of over 300 mothers and fathers on meal planning, breastfeeding...

Monday, August 25, 2014, 12:00 AM

El Merreikh were the better team – Petrovic

APR head coach Ljubomir Petrovic has conceded that his team lost to a superior and more experienced El Merreikh side in the final of 2014 Cecafa Kagame Cup. The Sudanese champions brought to bear their experience to grind out a 1-0 victory against the Rwandan giants to win their third Cecafa...

Monday, August 25, 2014, 12:00 AM

Mbungo hails Police’s performance in Kagame Cup

POLICE FC coach Andre Cassa Mbungo has praised his team for putting up a spirited performance in their maiden participating in the Cecafa Kagame Cup championships which climaxed on Sunday. Police finished third after beating KCCA 4-2 on shootout penalties following a 2-all draw in 90 minutes....

Monday, August 25, 2014, 12:00 AM

Reconsider conflict intervention models, says genocide scholar

Dr Mukesh Kapila some times introduces himself as one who witnessed the last genocide of the 20th century and the first one of the 21st century (The 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi and the Darfur genocide, respectively). In the second one, he was the United Nations country representative to...

Monday, August 25, 2014, 12:00 AM

Golf team ready for East Africa Challenge Trophy

NINE GOLFERS have been selected by the Rwanda Golf Union (RGU) to represent the country at the East Africa Golf Challenge Trophy (EAGCT) slated for August 27-31 at the par 71,  Entebbe lakeside course.  Rwanda Golf Union boss Andrew Nkwandi told Sunday Sport on Friday that the national...

Saturday, August 23, 2014, 12:00 AM

Musonye commends Kagame Cup organisation

THE Cecafa secretariat has given a ‘thumbs up’ to Rwanda for organising a successful 2014 Cecafa Kagame Cup tournament.  Speaking to Saturday Sport on Thursday, Cecafa secretary general Nicholas Musonye, said, “I want to thank the Ferwafa team and the entire country for the...

Friday, August 22, 2014, 12:00 AM

Medal hopeful Sugira powers into 1500m final

1500m preliminary round 1. Gilbert Kwemoi (Ken) 3:45.21 PB          2. Ismail Ibrahim Mohamed (Som) 3:47.06 PB     3. James Sugira (Rwa) 3:47.28 PB  PROMISING ATHLETE James Sugira registered a personal best in the 1500m preliminary round to book a place...

Friday, August 22, 2014, 12:00 AM

Caf set to hear Amavubi appeal on 27 August

The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) board of appeal has set August 27 as the date it will meet to hear Rwanda’s appeal over its disqualification from the 2015 Orange Africa Cup of Nations-Morocco qualifiers. The Organizing Committee for the Africa Cup of Nations on August 17 declared...

Thursday, August 21, 2014, 12:00 AM

We can beat anyone, vows Police coach

Semi-final Today El Mereikh vs KCCA 3pm APR vs Police 6pm Police Football Club head coach Andre Cassa Mbungo is a man full of confidence ahead of today’s Cecafa Kagame Cup semi-final clash between his team and local rivals APR at Kigali Regional Stadium. Police go into today’s...

Thursday, August 21, 2014, 12:00 AM

CAF sets Rwanda appeal hearing on Aug. 27

The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) Board of Appeals yesterday set August 27 as the date when they will meet to discuss Rwanda’s appeal over the country’s disqualification from the 2015 Orange Africa Cup of Nations-Morocco qualifiers. The Organising Committee for the Africa Cup...

Thursday, August 21, 2014, 12:00 AM

Myasiro loses 3000m bid

3000m heat stage 1. Atomasa Yomif Kejelcha (Eth) 8:05.85                                      2. Moses Koech (Ken) 8:06.50                      ...

Thursday, August 21, 2014, 12:00 AM

Amavubi coach Constantine ‘disappointed’ with Caf ban

AMAVUBI head coach Stephen Constantine is a bitterly disappointed man following Rwanda’s disqualification from the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations group stage qualifiers by the Confederation of African Football (Caf). Constantine, who took charge of the national football team in May on a two-year...

Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 12:00 AM

Coach Constantine hails Amavubi after stunning win

2015 Afcon Qualifiers Second round results Seychelles - Sierra Leone (0-2) *Seychelles withdrew, S. Leone qualify  Guinea-Bissau 1-1 Botswana (0-2) *Botswana qualify 3-1 on aggregate Rwanda 2-0 Congo (0-2)   *Rwanda qualify 4-3 on penalties Malawi 1-0 Bénin (0-1) *Malawi...

Monday, August 4, 2014, 12:00 AM

Serbian Petrovic appointed APR head coach

REIGNING LEAGUE champions APR FC have appointed Serbian coach Ljubomir “Ljupko” Petrović as the new head coach. The club chairman Maj. Gen. Jack Musemakweli told Times Sport yesterday that Petrovic is the club’s new head coach and has been offered a one-year renewable...

Monday, August 4, 2014, 12:00 AM

End of the road for Team Rwanda in Glasgow

TEAM RWANDA riders were among the 128 competitors who failed to finish the 164km men’s road race held on a rainy Sunday afternoon in Glasgow, Scotland. One hundred and forty riders started the grueling race but only 12 elite riders managed to reach the finish line. Janvier Hadi, Gasore...

Monday, August 4, 2014, 12:00 AM