Div2 league to start to November 23

The 2019/2020 second division football championship will start on November 23, Rwanda football federation (Ferwafa) has confirmed. The new season of the lower division football will be made of 24 teams divided into two groups. However, by press time Wednesday, the two pools were yet to be...

Thursday, November 14, 2019, 12:00 AM

Taekwondo: Rwandan duo impress at world event

Taekwondo players Emmanuel Birushya and Clarisse Uwayo impressed at the just concluded 2019 Korean Ambassador’s Cup Taekwondo Championships as they struck bronze medals in Korea. The two Rwandans competed in poomsae – skill demonstration – contests, with each bagging bronze in...

Thursday, November 14, 2019, 12:00 AM

REG turn attention to Agaciro tourney

After missing this year’s Legacy Tournament trophy, Rwanda Energy Group Basketball Club coach Henry Mwinuka has shifted focus to the forthcoming Agaciro Basketball Tournament scheduled on November 15-16 at Kigali Arena. REG lost 68-59 to rivals Patriots who retained the Legacy Tournament...

Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 12:00 AM

Francis Odhiambo: Who is the new Patriots coach?

PATRIOTS Basketball Club appointed Kenyan Carey Francis Odhiambo as their new head coach last week, bringing to an end the four-year tenure of Henry Mwinuka who was in the job since December 2015. According to sources, Mwinuka, who is now head coach at Rwanda Energy Group (REG), is the highest-...

Monday, November 11, 2019, 12:00 AM

Volleyball: REG off to bright start with APR win

Saturday IPRC-Ngoma 2-3 UTB Kirehe 0-3 Gisagara REG 3-0 APR Rwanda Energy Group (REG) volleyball club downed APR in straight sets on Saturday to get off to a winning start in the 2019/2020 league season. The defending champions took a hard-fought first set 26-24 before winning the...

Sunday, November 10, 2019, 2:07 AM

Wheelchair tennis training camp concludes

TWENTY young tennis players completed a three-day wheelchair tennis training camp on Sunday. Since the introduction of wheelchair tennis in the country two years ago, this training camp was the first of its kind. Coach Innocent Rukundo conducted the training from Thursday to Saturday at Amahoro...

Sunday, November 10, 2019, 2:04 AM

Volleyball: REG begin title defence against APR

Saturday Kirehe Vs Gisagara 11am IPRC-East Vs UTB 11am REG Vs APR 3pm The national volleyball champions, Rwanda energy Group (REG), will be looking for a winning debut to their title defence when they face former champions APR on Saturday afternoon. Kick-off 3pm, at Amahoro Indoor...

Saturday, November 9, 2019, 12:47 AM

Volleyball: UTB ‘ready to fight’ for maiden league title

Following their stunning performance during the preseason tournament last weekend, UTB have vowed to launch a strong bid in search for the club’s first volleyball league title. The 2019/2020 national volleyball league season gets underway on Saturday.  UTB claimed the preseason...

Thursday, November 7, 2019, 12:00 AM

AFCON Qualifiers: Mashami names squad for Mozambique, Cameroon ties

Vincent Mashami, head coach of the national team, has named a 27-player provisional squad to start preparations ahead of the upcoming two fixtures against Mozambique and Cameroon in qualifiers of the 2021 CAF Africa Cup of Nations. Rwanda has been drawn in Group F alongside Mozambique, Cape...

Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 7:57 PM

BAL Qualifiers: Patriots again to face City Oilers in final round

Rwandan champions Patriots have been pooled in Group H in the second – and final – round of qualifiers for the inaugural Basketball Africa League (BAL), which gets underway in March 2020. The Group H qualifiers, to be held in Kigali, are scheduled for December 17-22. One of...

Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 12:00 AM

Basketball: Champions Patriots turn focus to Legacy Tournament

Patriots have turned attention to the second edition of the Legacy Basketball Tournament that runs from November 7-10 at Kigali Arena. Reigning champions Patriots claimed the tournament’s inaugural edition last year after beating Espoir 86-84 in a nail-biting final while IPRC-South were...

Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 12:00 AM

Volleyball: UTB beat REG to win preseason title

UTB have sent early warning to rivals ahead of the 2019/2020 volleyball league season after beating champions REG to clinch the preseason tournament on Sunday. The versity side, UTB, lifted the title at Gisagara Gymnasium following a five-set thriller victory as the club’s spiker Samuel...

Monday, November 4, 2019, 1:37 AM

Sitting volleyball team off to Japan for World ‘Super 6’ showpiece

The women’s national sitting volleyball team departed for the Japan last night, at 3:00am aboard an Ethiopian Airlines flight, ahead of the 2019 World Super 6 Championship. The tournament is scheduled for November 12-17. Before the tournament, according to the National Paralympic...

Sunday, November 3, 2019, 12:00 AM

PHOTOS: Ndizeye named MVP

Friday All-Star Game Team Aristide 83-89 Team Guibert DIEUDONNÉ Ndizeye has been crowned the Most Valuable Player (MVP) for the 2018/2019 BK Basketball National League season. Ndizeye, a star forward for two-time reigning champions Patriots, beat out his teammate Steven Hagumintwari,...

Saturday, November 2, 2019, 1:10 AM

Volleyball: Six teams set for preseason tourney

Six teams have confirmed their participation at the third edition of the annual Gisagara Preseason Volleyball Tournament, which takes place this weekend in Gisagara District. The six teams include organisers and holders Gisagara, Rwanda Energy Group (REG), UTB, APR, Kirehe and IPRC-East. The...

Saturday, November 2, 2019, 12:00 AM

Henry Mwinuka: Former Patriots coach joins REG

National basketball league side Rwanda Energy Group (REG) have completed the signing of former Patriots coach Henry Mwinuka on a two-year deal. Eric Bugingo, the club’s Team Manager, confirmed the development to Saturday Sport on Friday. “He (Henry) is now our coach. He signed two...

Saturday, November 2, 2019, 12:00 AM

BAL Qualifiers: Rwanda to host final round games

Rwanda has been confirmed as one of the only two countries to host games of the second round of the Basketball Africa League (BAL) qualifiers. Désiré Mugwiza, the president of Rwanda Basketball Federation (Ferwaba), confirmed Thursday afternoon in a press conference ahead of the BK All-Star Game...

Friday, November 1, 2019, 11:09 AM

All-Star Game: Who will take home the season’s MVP award?

Beyond the highly awaited 2019 BK All-Star Game, which takes place Friday night, the big talk in basketball circles is… who will be crowned the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the 2018-19 season? The coveted MVP award, as well as other awards for the young player of the year, referee of the...

Friday, November 1, 2019, 12:00 AM

Mugunga rescues late draw for APR against Police

Thursday Gasogi         Vs      Kiyovu      18:00 Wednesday  Police           1-1      APR  Musanze     1-1      Sunrise  Muhanga   0-0...

Thursday, October 31, 2019, 11:07 AM

Chinese embassy donates Rwf27m worth equipment to table tennis body

The local table tennis federation has received equipment worth $30,000 (about Rwf27.5million) from the Chinese Embassy in Rwanda. The development was confirmed to Times Sport by Innocent Bahati, the secretary general of Rwanda Table Tennis Federation. The equipment include tables, rackets and...

Thursday, October 31, 2019, 12:00 AM