Goalkeeper Yves Kimenyi advises on lockdown fitness

Amavubi and Rayon Sports goalkeeper, Yves Kimenyi, has called on his fellow players to use their time wisely during the Coronovirus lockdown period. Majority of the footballers in the Rwanda Premier League are executing personal training sessions that include in-house work-outs and drills in...

Friday, April 3, 2020, 10:03 AM

Rwandan Shema named best defensive player in US conference basketball

Rwandan youngster Osborn Shema was named in the first team in the Western junior College athletic Conference as well as defensive player of the year. The 22-year-old who joined Florida Gulf Coast Eagles men’s basketball team in 2018 is on a scholarship at Glove Prep Christian Academy since...

Thursday, April 2, 2020, 12:00 AM

Dates for Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games confirmed

The International Olympic Committee has announced that the 2021 Tokyo Olympic will be held from July 23 to August 8, 2021 in Japan. The Paralympics will run from August 24 to September 5. The decision to postpone both events was taken to protect the health of the athletes and everyone...

Tuesday, March 31, 2020, 12:00 AM

COVID-19: Kigali Peace Marathon moved to June

The 2020 edition of annual Kigali International Peace Marathon which was scheduled for May 17 has been postponed with immediate effect, Rwanda athletics federation (RAF) has announced. The postponement according to RAF officials is due to the severe global ongoing uncertainty created by the...

Monday, March 30, 2020, 12:00 AM

Rising basketball star Ally Ruzigande on his NBA dreams

During his teenage years, Ruzigande was passionate about football and dreamed of being a professional footballer at some point in his life. Many other young players like him never manage to reach their full potential until an opportunity presents itself for them to showcase their exceptional skills...

Monday, March 30, 2020, 12:00 AM

Muhitira completes move to APR Athletics club

Felicien Muhitira, Rwanda’s top middle and long distance runner, has completed his move to APR Athletics club on a one-year deal. The 26-year signed a one-year contract on Monday evening after spending three years in The Mountain Classic Athletics. He was previously an athlete for...

Thursday, March 26, 2020, 12:00 AM

COVID-19: African basketball fraternity urged to observe preventive measures

The President of Basketball Africa League (BAL), Amadou Gallo Fall has spoken about the postponed BAL tournament, calling upon the African basketball fraternity to observe the preventive measures put in place by authorities in order to fight the spread of COVID-19 pandemic. The BAL tournament,...

Wednesday, March 25, 2020, 12:00 AM

How local football has been affected by COVID-19

Just like many countries across the globe, the coronavirus pandemic has affected almost every sphere of life, and pretty much everyone has a story to tell about how much they have been affected. We have seen how the economic and social life of people has been altered by the recently imposed...

Wednesday, March 25, 2020, 12:00 AM

Africa Volleyball club championship postponed

The African Volleyball Club Championship, that was scheduled to take place in Cairo, Egypt, from March 31 to April 11, has been postponed, according to the African Volleyball Confederation (CAVB). The tournament, like many other sporting events worldwide, was postponed due to the outbreak of the...

Saturday, March 21, 2020, 12:00 AM

Top scorer Samson Babua dreams of Amavubi call-up

Sunrise FC striker, Samson Babua is keen on playing for the national team, Amavubi, following a run of good performances that saw him score 15 goals in 24 matches. The Nigerian born forward is married to a Rwandan and is in the process of acquiring Rwandan citizenship, something that will make...

Friday, March 20, 2020, 12:00 AM

AS Kigali women in search for new coach

AS Kigali women football club has advertised the job for head coach with the club saying they are looking for experienced coach to meet their ambitions. This follows the decision by the City of Kigali-sponsored club not to renew the contract of Shaban Mbarushimana who has been with them for the...

Thursday, March 19, 2020, 12:00 AM

Coronavirus: Topflight league games to be played behind closed doors

Rwanda football federation (Ferwafa) has confirmed that – effective with this weekend’s match-day 24 – all games of the Rwanda Premier League will be played behind closed doors due to the coronavirus pandemic. Rwanda recorded its first Covid-19 case on Saturday. 1/2...

Saturday, March 14, 2020, 5:16 PM

PHOTOS: Engelbert drops game-high 21 points as REG edge IPRC-Kigali

Power forward Beleck Bell Engerlbert starred with a game-high 21 points as Rwanda Energy Group (REG) beat IPRC-Kigali 71-52 in the BK Basketball National League at Kigali Arena on Friday night. With the win, REG now top the table with 23 points, one ahead of second-placed Patriots who ran 82-67...

Saturday, March 14, 2020, 3:01 PM

Gasogi target crucial win against Musanze

Saturday   Musanze    Vs    Gasogi        15:00 Heroes       Vs    Sunrise       15:00 Mukura     Vs   ...

Saturday, March 14, 2020, 1:03 PM

UTB, REG go head to head in volleyball league

Saturday Kirehe Vs APR 11pm IPRC-Ngoma Vs Gisagara 11pm UTB Vs REG 19 pm There will be no love lost when rivals UTB and REG face off in the national volleyball league on Saturday night, at Amahoro Indoor Stadium. The game starts at 7pm. Rwanda Energy Group (REG) will be out...

Saturday, March 14, 2020, 12:00 AM

Basketball: Kigali Arena to host Friday night games

Friday Espoir      Vs      Patriots           19:00 REG          Vs      IPRC-Kigali      21:00 Kigali Arena will, for the...

Friday, March 13, 2020, 2:00 PM

Mukura goalie Bikorimana out for eight weeks

Gerard Bikorimana, the first goalkeeper of Rwanda Premier League side Mukura, is expected to be sidelined for two months after sustaining a patella dislocation on Wednesday. The former Rayon Sports goalie was stretched off visibly in great pain after just five minutes during his side’s 2-...

Friday, March 13, 2020, 12:00 AM

Bugesera fight back to sink Police, Mukura hold AS Kigali

Wednesday Bugesera 3-1 Police AS Kigali 2-2 Mukura Etincelles 0-0 Muhanga Bugesera have moved into eighth position in the Rwanda Premier League following their stunning comeback win over Police at Bugesera Stadium on Wednesday. Djuma Masudi’s side now have 30 points from 23...

Thursday, March 12, 2020, 12:00 AM

Nsabimana and Kayitaba on target as AS Kigali stun Police

Sunday Police 0-2 AS Kigali AS KIGALI returned the favour with a 2-0 win over Rwanda Premier League rivals Police at Kigali Stadium on Sunday to move five points within of fourth-placed Mukura. With eight-match rounds to the end of the 2019-20 league season, AS Kigali are sixth with 32...

Monday, March 9, 2020, 1:03 AM

Volleyball: REG beat UTB in five-set thriller to win Kayumba Memorial

Resurgent UTB gave a huge test to Rwanda Energy Group (REG) in the men’s final of the 2020 Emmanuel Kayumba Memorial Volleyball Tournament, forcing the game to five sets before the latter won 3-2 to clinch the title at GSO Butare, in Huye District, on Sunday. REG, the reigning national...

Monday, March 9, 2020, 12:59 AM

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