Tour du Rwanda 2018: Hellmann speaks of ‘historic’ Stage 5 victory

Today Stage 6: Rubavu – Kinigi (108.5km) Thursday Stage 5: Karongi – Rubavu (95.1km) Top five 1. Julian Hellmann (Team Embrace the World) 02h27’34” 2. Julius Jayde (South Africa) 02h27’34” 3. David Lozano (Team Novo Nordisk) 02h27’36” 4....

Friday, August 10, 2018, 11:02 AM

Rugg louds ‘cheerful’ fans in Tour du Rwanda

Following his Stage 4 win on Wednesday, Timothy Rugg has showered praises on the local spectators, revealing that their ‘warm cheer’ played a vital role to his stunning stage victory. The 32-year old all-round rider dominated the stage from the beginning finally clocking 3 hours, 31...

Friday, August 10, 2018, 12:37 AM

Tour du Rwanda 2018: Hellmann strikes again as Mugisha remains in Yellow Jersey

Today Stage Five: Karongi – Rubavu (95.1km) Top five 1. Julian Hellmann (Team Embrace the World) 02h27’34” 2. Julius Jayde (South Africa) 02h27’34” 3. David Lozano (Team Novo Nordisk) 02h27’36” 4. Didier Munyaneza (Team Rwanda...

Thursday, August 9, 2018, 3:37 PM

Basketball: U18 Girls Team in Maputo for African champs

The national U18 ladies basketball team has arrived in Maputo, Mozambique ahead of the 15th FIBA African U-18 Women’s Championships, – scheduled August 10-19. The 12-player team, under the guidance of head coach Charles Mushumba, left the country on Wednesday morning aboard a Kenya...

Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 11:57 PM

Tour du Rwanda 2018: Timothy Rugg wins Stage 4 as Mugisha retains yellow jersey

Tour du Rwanda 2018: Thursday Stage five: Karongi-Rubavu (95.1km) Wednesday Stage four: Musanze-Karongi (135.8km) Top five 1. Timothy Rugg (Team Embrace the World) 03h31’25” 2. Samuel Hakiruwizeye (Team Rwanda) 03h33’35” 3. Didier Munyaneza (Team...

Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 4:45 PM

“It’s a fantastic atmosphere” Hellmann heaps praise on Tour du Rwanda spectators

Today Stage 4: Musanze – Karongi (135.8km) Tuesday Stage 3: Huye – Musanze 199.7km 1. Julian Hellmann (Team Embrace the World) 05h11’04” 2. David Lozano (Team Novo Nordisk) 05h11’12” 3. Calvin Beneke (South Africa) 05h11’12” 4. Jonas Doring (...

Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 10:13 AM

Hellmann wins Stage Three but Mugisha retains yellow jersey

Wednesday Stage four: Musanze-Karongi (135.8km) Tuesday Stage three: Huye-Musanze 199.7km 1. Julian Hellmann (Team Embrace the World) 05h11’04” 2. David Lozano (Team Novo Nordisk) 05h11’12” 3. Calvin Beneke (South Africa) 05h11’12” 4. Jonas Doring (Team...

Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 11:04 PM

Tour du Rwanda 2018: Team Rwanda upbeat to keep yellow jersey

Tuesday Stage 3: Huye – Musanze 199.7 km General Classification: Top five 1. Samuel Mugisha (Team Rwanda) 05h21’39” 2. Jean Claude Uwizeye (POC Cote de Lumière) 05h22’00” 3. Mulu Hailemicheal (Ethiopia) 05h22’00” 4. David Lozano (Team Novo Nordisk)...

Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 9:48 AM

Tour du Rwanda: Mugisha clinches Stage 2 win, takes yellow jersey

Today Stage three: Huye – Musanze 195.3km Monday Stage two: Kigali-Huye 120.5km Top five 1. Samuel Mugisha (Team Rwanda) 3h08’56” 2. Jean Claude Uwizeye (POC Cote de Lumière) 3h09’17” 3. Mulu Hailemicheal (Ethiopia) 3h09’17” 4. Didier Munyaneza...

Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 1:38 AM

Tour du Rwanda 2018: Ndayisenga tips home riders to shine despite slow start

Today Stage 2 Kigali – Huye (120.5km) Sunday Stage 1 Rwamagana – Rwamagana (97.5km) Top five 1. Azzedine Lagab (GSP Algerie) 02h12’21” 2. David Riba Lozano (Team Novo Nordisk) 02h12’21” 3. James Fourie (South Africa) 02h12’31” 4. Jonas...

Monday, August 6, 2018, 11:01 AM

Tour du Rwanda 2018: Algerian Lagab wins stage one

Today Stage 2: Kigali – Huye (120.5km) Sunday Stage 1: Rwamagana – Rwamagana (97.5km) Top five 1. Azzedine Lagab (GSP Algerie) 02h12’21” 2. David Riba Lozano (Team Novo Nordisk) 02h12’21” 3. James Fourie (South Africa) 02h12’31” 4. Jonas...

Monday, August 6, 2018, 1:52 AM

Tour du Rwanda gets underway

Today Stage one Rwamagana – Rwamagana 104km The 10th edition of the country’s most prestigious sporting event, Tour du Rwanda, kicks-off this morning at Dereva Hotel in Rwamagana district, Eastern Province –  at 11am. A total of 80 riders representing 16 teams are lined...

Sunday, August 5, 2018, 1:23 AM

Cycling: UCI to set up Training Centre in Rwanda

As Tour du Rwanda fever continue to grip the nation – and as cycling also continues to spur, the International Cycling Union (UCI) has confirmed Rwanda would soon become just the third African nation to host a UCI World Cycling Center, also known as WCC Satellite Centre. Currently, South...

Saturday, August 4, 2018, 11:34 PM

Tour du Rwanda 2018: Four stages likely to decide the yellow jersey

The 2018 Tour du Rwanda stages August 5 Stage 1: Rwamagana – Rwamagana (104km) August 6 Stage 2: Kigali – Huye (120.3km) August 7 Stage 3: Huye – Musanze (195.3km) August 8 Stage 4: Musanze – Karongi (135.8km) August 9 Stage 5: Karongi – Rubavu (95....

Friday, August 3, 2018, 10:39 PM

Niyonshuti thrilled at first Tour du Rwanda appearance since 2013

Rwanda’s most successful cyclist Adrien Niyonshuti has said he is excited ahead of his return to Tour du Rwanda this year, making his first appearance in the annual UCI Africa Tour race since 2013. The highly anticipated 10th edition of Tour du Rwanda gets underway Sunday with Stage 1 in...

Thursday, August 2, 2018, 10:21 PM

Rayon’s Malian striker Diarra joins Algeria’s CA Bordj Bou Arréridj

Rayon Sports FC striker Ismaila Diarra has completed his move to Algeria first division outfit CA Bordj Bou Arréridj, Times Sport has learnt. The 26-year old Malian forward is reported to have signed a three-year contract with the club that earned promotion to topflight league this season. Diarra...

Thursday, August 2, 2018, 10:18 PM

Hitimana gears up for Brazzaville Half Marathon

August 14 Semi-Marathon International de Brazzaville RWANDA’s long-distance runner Noel Hitimana has started intensive preparations ahead of his debut at the 15th Semi-Marathon International de Brazzaville in the Republic of Congo. The 2018 Kigali International Peace Half Marathon winner...

Thursday, August 2, 2018, 10:11 PM

Tour du Rwanda: Eritrea bow out, replaced by Cameroon’s SNH Velo Club

With less than 72 hours to the start of the 2018 Tour du Rwanda, Africa’s cycling giants Eritrea have pulled out at last minute, and were immediately replaced by Cameroon’s SNH Velo Club. The development was confirmed by Rwanda Cycling Federation (Ferwacy) on Thursday via Tour du...

Thursday, August 2, 2018, 10:08 PM

Tour du Rwanda: Eritrea bow out, replaced by Cameroon’s SNH Velo Club

With less than 72 hours to the start of the 2018 Tour du Rwanda, Africa’s cycling giants Eritrea have pulled out at last minute, and were immediately replaced by Cameroon’s SNH Velo Club. The development was confirmed by Rwanda Cycling Federation, Ferwacy, on Thursday via Tour du...

Thursday, August 2, 2018, 3:15 PM

Tour du Rwanda: Teams start jetting in today

Foreign teams set to compete at the upcoming 10th Tour du Rwanda will begin arriving in the country today as the annual UCI Africa Tour race nears kick-off. This year’s edition gets underway Sunday and will run through August 12 across the country. A total of 14 teams including a UCI...

Thursday, August 2, 2018, 12:22 AM