She-Wasps attain Fifa ranking

THE WOMEN FOOTBALL team (She-Wasps) has acquired Fifa ranking for the first time following their participation in this year’s qualification for the Africa Women Championship which will be staged in Namibia later this year. Grace Nyinawumuntu’s outfit is ranked 125th in the world and...

Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 12:00 AM

Challengers, Indorwa in Computer Point T20 final

DEFENDING CHAMPION Challengers will meet Indorwa in the final of the 2014 Computer Point T20 tournament scheduled on June 29 at Kicukiro cricket oval. Both Challengers and Indorwa sealed the final spot after eliminating Telugu and Victory cricket clubs in the semi final over the weekend....

Monday, June 23, 2014, 12:00 AM

Kiyovu dealt Peace Cup blow as trio joins Vital’O

Peace Cup Semi final, 2nd leg June 27 SC Kiyovu vs APR Sec Academy vs Police SC KIYOVU will find it tough against APR in the semi-final second leg clash of the 2014 Peace Cup competition after three of their players joined Burundi’s Vital’O FC. Former SC Kiyovu coach Gilbert...

Sunday, June 22, 2014, 12:00 AM

Libya FA contest Birori’s nationality

LIBYA Football Association has lodged an appeal with the Confederation of African Football (Caf) to disqualify Rwanda from the 2015 Afcon qualifiers over fielding striker Dady Birori-whom the Libyans claim is not a Rwandan. Libya has taken the matter to the continental body a month after Rwanda...

Friday, June 20, 2014, 12:00 AM

Gicumbi offer Ruremesha one-year deal

FORMER Espoir FC head coach Emmanuel Ruremesha has joined league rivals Gicumbi FC after signing a one-year contract. Ruremesha, formerly with Mukura, Kibuye and La Jeunesse has replaced Jean Baptiste Kayiranga, who helped the club finish 9th last season but has since crossed to Mukura Victory...

Friday, June 20, 2014, 12:00 AM

Mugabe reigns over Gasigwa in Kenya Open

RWANDA’S TOP seed Jean Claude Gasigwa failed to contain vibrant Ugandan Duncan Mugabe as he lost his bid to reach the final of this year’s Real Insurance Kenya Open at Nairobi Club. Gasigwa, last year’s losing finalist lost to defending champion Mugabe in straight sets 2-6, 3-6...

Friday, June 20, 2014, 12:00 AM

Trio intensify preps ahead of Rwanda Golf Open

THE PROFESSIONAL trio of Jean Baptiste Hakizimana, Emmanuel Ruremesha and Ernest Ndayisenga are holding intensive preparations at Kigali golf club ahead of the 2014 Rwanda Golf Open scheduled for July 2. Speaking to Times Sport on Wednesday, Hakizimana said, “We are in the final stage of our...

Friday, June 20, 2014, 12:00 AM

RNOC pick team for Glasgow Games

RWANDA NATIONAL Olympic Committee (RNOC) has named 33 athletes and officials who will represent the country at the forthcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games are set to attract more than 6,500 athletes and officials from 71 nations and territories...

Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 12:00 AM

Gasigwa faces archrival Mugabe in Kenya Open semis

Today Semi-finalGasigwa (Rwa) vs Mugabe (Uga)Kazembe (Zam) vs Changawa (Ken)  Quarter-finals J. Gasigwa (Rwa) def. K.Mohammed (Ken) 6-3, 6-1D. Mugabe (Uga) def. M. Uwizeyimana (Rwa) 7-6(3), 6-3E.Kazembe (Zam) def. K. Cheruiyot (Ken) 1-6, 6-3, 6-4M. Changawa (Ken) def. D. Oringa (Uga) 6-...

Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 12:00 AM

Gasigwa powers into quarter final at Kenya Open

Real Insurance Kenya Open  Second round, Yesterday J. Gasigwa (Rwa) def. J. Luvembe (Zam) 6-3 6-2 M. Uwizeyimana (Rwa) def. J. Lembris (Tan) 6-2 6-2 K. Cheruiyot (Ken) def. O. Havugimana (Rwa) 6-3 6-0 D. Mugabe (Uga) def. S. Nkurunziza (Bur) 6-3 7-5 K. Mohammed (Ken) def. S. Otupio (DRC...

Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 12:00 AM

Ferwafa not aware of Indonesia friendly match

RWANDA football Federation (Ferwafa) is yet to receive any official request from Indonesia Football Association over a possibility of playing a friendly match with Amavubi. The Indonesia Football Association Secretary General Sefdin Syaifudin told their local media on Monday that a friendly match...

Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 12:00 AM

Giancarlo’s ARC title hopes fade

HOPES of Davite Giancarlo winning the 2014 Africa Rally Championship title suffered a blow after his Mitsubishi Evo 10 developed mechanical problems which saw him bow out of the Oryx Energies Rally of Tanzania over the weekend. Jaspreet Chatthe became the first Kenyan driver to win an event in...

Monday, June 16, 2014, 12:00 AM

Rwanda gears up for Olympic week

RWANDA National Olympic Committee will join the rest of the world in celebrating the 2014 Olympic Week scheduled for June 16 to 22 in different areas across the country.  The Olympic Committee Chief Robert Bayigamba confirmed the development in a news conference held on Thursday at Amahoro...

Saturday, June 14, 2014, 12:00 AM

Fifa earmarks Rwf508m for football dev’t in Rwanda

RWANDA Football Federation (Ferwafa) is among the 209 Fifa member associations which will receive funding from the world soccer governing body, Fifa to develop football in the respective countries. Rwanda will get $750,000( Rwf508m.) The 64th Fifa Congress ended in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Wednesday...

Friday, June 13, 2014, 12:00 AM

Davite ready for Oryx Rally of Tanzania battle

RWANDA’S RALLY champion Davite Giancarlo and his navigator Sylvia Vindevogel are bubbling with confidence ahead of the fourth round of the Africa Rally Championship (ARC), Oryx Energy Rally of Tanzania set for this weekend.  The pair arrived in Dar es Salaam on Wednesday where they were...

Friday, June 13, 2014, 12:00 AM

Poor show for Rwanda at All Africa Challenge Trophy

PHILIP SHEETAL was Rwanda’s best player as the national ladies’ golf team finished 17th in the All Africa Challenge Trophy tournament, which ended on Thursday at the Muthaiga Golf Club in Nairobi. For the 11th time since the All-Africa Challenge Trophy (AACT) was launched in 1992,...

Friday, June 13, 2014, 12:00 AM

The battle is not yet over – Kiyovu interim coach

Peace Cup June 27 Semi final, 2nd leg SC Kiyovu            vs            APR        (1-3) Sec Academy     vs            Police    (2-4) SC KIYOVU interim head coach...

Friday, June 13, 2014, 12:00 AM

APR, Police edge closer to Peace Cup final

Semi Final, 1st Leg YesterdayAPR 3-1 SC KiyovuPolice 4-2 Sec Academy APR and rivals Police are favourites to qualify to the final of the 2014 Peace Cup following their comfortable wins in yesterday’s semi final first leg ties. League champions APR beat nine-man SC Kiyovu 3-1...

Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 12:00 AM

Ferwafa cancels ban on Rayon fans club president

RWANDA Football Federation has canceled a two-year ban slapped on the president of Rayon Sports fans’ club Claude Muhawenimana for allegedly inciting violence during a league match two months ago. Muhawenimana’s woes stemmed from accusations that he incited fans to confront security...

Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 12:00 AM

APR, Kiyovu jostle for Peace Cup final slot

2014 Peace Cup Semi finals, 1st leg Today, 3.30pm APR vs. SC Kiyovu (Stade de Kigali) Sec Academy vs. Police (Mumena) LEAGUE CHAMPIONS APR and SC Kiyovu will lock horns this afternoon in the semi finals of this year’s Peace Cup at Kigali Regional Stadium. The military side go into...

Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 12:00 AM