Covid-19: Armenia-based Nirisarike to miss Cape Verde tie after testing positive

Rwanda international Solomon Nirisarike has tested positive for Covid-19 and immediately started a 14-day quarantine, ruling him out of the national team’s camp ahead of the double-header against Cape Verde in the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers. Jackson Rutayisire, team...

Friday, October 30, 2020, 11:54 AM

Volleyball playoffs: APR off to winning start after UTB upset

Thursday Men APR Vs REG 3pm UTB Vs Gisagara 6pm Women RRA Vs APR 9am UTB Vs KVC 12pm Wednesday Men APR 3-1 UTB Gisagara 3-0 REG Women APR 3-2 KVC RRA 0-3 UTB Former champions APR have started their playoffs campaign with victory after stunning hopefuls UTB in the...

Thursday, October 29, 2020, 12:00 AM

ITF donates equipment to local tennis body

The local tennis federation has received equipment worth $3000 (about Rwf2.9 million) from the International Tennis Federation (ITF). Théoneste Karenzi, President of Rwanda tennis federation, confirmed the development to Times Sport on Tuesday. The beach tennis equipment received...

Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 12:20 AM

Rwanda to participate in U-18 Afrobasket tourneys

Rwanda will participate in the 2020 Fiba African Under-18 Basketball Championships (U-18 Afrobasket) later this year, the local basketball governing body – Ferwaba – has announced. Egypt was confirmed as the host of the tournaments, both the men’s and women’s categories,...

Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 12:20 AM

Volleyball: Season-ending playoffs get underway

Wednesday Men APR Vs UTB 3pm REG Vs Gisagara 6pm Women RRA Vs UTB 9am APR Vs KVC 12pm After over seven months of forced break due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the national volleyball league resumes with a shortened version of the season-ending playoffs games. The four-day...

Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 12:00 AM

Volleyball: Rwandan Ruterana elected as Zone V chairman

The second Vice President of Rwanda volleyball federation (FRVB), Fernand Sauveur Ruterana, has been voted as the president for confederation of African volleyball (CAVB) Zone V president for four-years. Ruterana replaces compatriot and former FRVB president, Gustave Nkurunziza, who was in...

Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 12:01 AM

Basketball: Champions Patriots shift focus to BAL 2020 finals

Patriots have turned their attention to the 2020 Basketball Africa League (BAL) finals tournament after retaining the domestic league title for the third year running over the week. Dean Murray’s side romped to their fourth championship on Saturday following an effortless 76-61 win over...

Monday, October 26, 2020, 6:43 AM

Patriots dominate REG to record club’s first three-peat

Saturday Final Patriots 76-61 REG Third place IPRC-Kigali 87-79 APR PATRIOTS Basketball Club have been crowned Rwandan champions for a third consecutive year after overpowering Rwanda Energy Group (REG) 76-61 in the final of the 2019/20 BK Basketball League at Kigali Arena on Saturday...

Saturday, October 24, 2020, 9:53 PM

Hoops Rwanda stun IPRC Huye to lift historic first league title

Women Final The Hoops 68-63 IPRC-Huye Third Place APR 52-67 Ubumwe The Hoops Rwanda have clinched their historic first title of the BK women’s basketball league following their stunning win over IPRC-Huye in this year's final at Kigali Arena on Saturday. After...

Saturday, October 24, 2020, 6:15 PM

INTERVIEW: Rwanda ready for Afrobasket qualifiers– Ferwaba boss

The 2019/20 BK Basketball National League comes to a close today, October 24, marking the end of what has been the longest season – in domestic basketball – due to the Covid-19 pandemic that disrupted sport all over the world. The season started on Friday, January 17, and it was...

Saturday, October 24, 2020, 12:42 AM

The Hoops Rwanda, IPRC Huye face off in title game

Saturday Women’s final IPRC-Huye Vs the Hoops 15:30 PM Third place APR Vs Ubumwe 10:30 AM Friday IPRC Huye 67-52 APR The Hoops 69-53 Ubumwe Everything will be on the line when former champions IPRC Huye and last year’s beaten finalists the Hoops Rwanda go head to...

Saturday, October 24, 2020, 12:41 AM

Patriots ease past IPRC Kigali to set up final date with rivals REG

Saturday Men’s final Patriots Vs REG 6PM Third place APR Vs IPRC Kigali 1PM Friday Semi-finals REG 75-68 APR Patriots 88-59 IPRC Kigali Patriots' shooting guard Kenneth Gasana scored 18 points and Steven Hagumintwari added 15 as two-time reigning champions...

Saturday, October 24, 2020, 12:40 AM

APR semis game a ‘do or die affair’ – REG coach Mwinuka

Friday Semi-finals Men REG vs APR 2pm Patriots vs IPRC Kigali 7pm Women IPRC Huye vs APR 11:30 The Hoops vs Ubumwe 16:00 Henry Mwinuka, the head coach of Rwanda Energy Group (REG) basketball club, has urged his players to approach their semi-final game against APR like ‘it...

Friday, October 23, 2020, 12:00 AM

Patriots to face IPRC Kigali in semi-finals

Friday  Semi-finals Patriots Vs IPRC Kigali REG Vs APR Wednesday Patriots 88-75 IPRC Huye IPRC-Kigali 79-56 UGB REG 87-54 IPRC Musanze APR 105-78 Espoir PATRIOTS Basketball Club have set up a semi-final date with IPRC Kigali after marching into the knockouts of the...

Thursday, October 22, 2020, 12:00 AM

Basketball: Patriots, REG through to semis

Wednesday IPRC-Kigali Vs UGB 10:30 REG Vs IPRC-Musanze 13:00 Patriots Vs IPRC-Huye 15:30 Espoir Vs APR 18:00 Tuesday Men      Patriots 76-61APR     UGB 60-64 REG Women IPRC Huye 84-64 Ubumwe The Hoops 90-40 APR Champions...

Wednesday, October 21, 2020, 11:52 AM

Basketball body announces new partnership with RDB

Rwanda Basketball Federation (Ferwaba) has announced a new partnership with Rwanda Development Board (RDB) that will see the latter extend financial support to the 2019/20 BK Basketball National League champions – in men’s category – in the Basketball Africa League. The...

Wednesday, October 21, 2020, 12:00 AM

Basketball: Engelbert inspires REG to victory over IPRC Kigali

Tuesday Men UGB Vs REG         15:00 APR Vs Patriots   20:00 Women IPRC Huye Vs Ubumwe    12:30 The Hoops Vs APR            17:30 Monday REG 90-82 IPRC...

Tuesday, October 20, 2020, 11:47 AM

IPRC Huye bounce back to beat Espoir

Monday Men IPRC Huye 65-63 Espoir IPRC-Musanze 55- 77 UGB Women APR 39-81 IPRC-Huye Hoops 83-67 Ubumwe Hubert Kabare Bugingo had 25 points and 14 rebounds as IPRC-Huye recovered from Sunday’s opening defeat against APR to beat Espoir with a narrow 65-63 at Kigali...

Tuesday, October 20, 2020, 12:00 AM

Basketball: Ndizeye drops 17 points as Patriots dominate Espoir

Reigning league MVP Dieudonné Ndizeye scored 17 points as Patriots ran away with a dominant 77-48 win over Espoir in the Bank of Kigali Basketball National League on Sunday. Guard Guibert Nijimbere and Steven Hagumintwari added 11 and 10 points, respectively. JUST IN: @...

Monday, October 19, 2020, 10:40 AM

Winning start for APR as basketball action returns

Sunday Men IPRC Huye 65-78 APR IPRC Kigali 104-50 IPRC Musanze Patriots 77-48 Espoir Women IPRC Huye 73-57 The Hoops Ubumwe 74-70 APR Former local giants APR basketball club have started their campaign in the BK Basketball National League bubble with victory after...

Monday, October 19, 2020, 12:00 AM

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