Belgium trip was enormous success – Fly Cycling Club coach

Fly Cycling Club head coach Jordan Lewis Mathes has hailed his riders for the great work done during their maiden trip to Belgium last month. Mathes labeled the trip and series of races they participated in Europe as ‘enormous success’ while speaking to Times Sport upon the team’...

Thursday, August 2, 2018, 12:13 AM

Nyirarukundo, Nishimwe in Nigeria for 2018 African Athletics Champs

Today Women 1500m: Beatha Nishimwe Saturday Women 10,000m: Salome Nyirarukundo RWANDA’s duo of middle and long distance runners Salome Nyirarukundo and Beatha Nishimwe have arrived in Nigeria for the 21st African Athletics Senior Championships. The biennial continental showpiece kicked...

Thursday, August 2, 2018, 12:11 AM

Ndayisenga eyes record third Tour du Rwanda title

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      ...

Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 11:41 PM

Muhitira retains Marvejols-Mende Half Marathon title

Sunday Marvejols-Mende Half Marathon top five 1.Felicien Muhitira (Rwanda) 1h11’22” 2.John Liotang (Kenya) 1h12’51” 3.Ezechiel Chepkorom (Uganda) 1h13’26” 4.Ladan Kaniu Wanjiku (Kenya) 1h13’40” 5.Terefa Debela Delesa (Ethiopia) 1h13’50...

Monday, July 30, 2018, 11:06 AM

Byukusenge rallies Sportifs stars to honour ex-coach with Tour glory

Les Amis Sportifs roster for Tour du Rwanda 1. Jean Paul René Ukiniwabo 2. Seth Hakizimana 3. Ephrem Tuyishimire 4. Janvier Rugamba 5. Moise Mugisha Cycling legend Nathan Byukusenge has called on Les Amis Sportifs riders to come together and put on a memorable Tour du Rwanda...

Monday, July 30, 2018, 12:36 AM

Athletics: Muhitira keen to break Marvejols-Mende record

Today Marvejols-Mende half marathon Rwanda international long distance runner Felicien Muhitira will be seeking to defend his title as he targets to break the current standing seven-year record of the 46th Marvejols-Mende half marathon in France. About 5000 elite athletes from around the world...

Saturday, July 28, 2018, 10:56 PM

Benediction eyes historic Tour du Rwanda triumph

Club Benediction roster 1. Jean Bosco Nsengimana 2. Janvier Hadi 3. Bonaventure Uwizeyimana 4. Patrick Byukusenge 5. Eric Manizabayo With one week to the start of the 10th Tour du Rwanda, Benediction cycling club are aiming to register new history as the first local cycling club to win...

Saturday, July 28, 2018, 10:54 PM

Tour du Rwanda: Mugisha raises the bar as he joins Team Rwanda

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, July 27, 2018, 11:10 PM

Magnell names all U-23 Team Rwanda for Tour du Rwanda

Rwandan teams for Tour du Rwanda Team Rwanda 1. Samuel Mugisha 2. Didier Munyaneza 3. Samuel Hakiruwizeye 4. Jean Damascene Ruberwa 5. Innocent Niyireba Les Amis Sportifs 1. Jean Paul Rene Ukiniwabo 2. Seth Hakizimana 3. Ephrem Tuyishimire 4. Janvier Rugamba 5. Moise Mugisha Club...

Friday, July 27, 2018, 12:26 AM

FIBA World Cup: Lagos to host Rwanda’s Group F qualifiers

2019 FIBA World Cup – African qualifiers Group F first-leg fixtures September 14 Senegal    Vs   Rwanda September 15 Rwanda   Vs   Cote d’Ivoire September 16 Rwanda   Vs   CAR FIBA Africa has confirmed that...

Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 9:54 PM

Nsengimana rallies compatriots to protect Tour du Rwanda dominance

Rwanda international Jean Bosco Nsengimana has challenged his teammates to not let go of Rwanda’s dominance of Tour du Rwanda as home riders bid for a fifth title in a row since 2014. The 2015 Tour du Rwanda winner appealed to his compatriots following what he described as ‘...

Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 11:17 PM

Italy-based Mugisha to race Tour du Rwanda with Team Rwanda

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 (95.1km...

Monday, July 23, 2018, 11:06 PM

Cycling fraternity mourns Rugambwa

Rwanda sports fraternity was yesterday evening struck by shocking news of the passing of Jean Baptiste Rugambwa – one of the most influential and impactful personalities in local cycling. The former Les Amis Sportifs de Rwamagana president and coach was involved in a fatal accident that...

Monday, July 23, 2018, 2:04 PM

Munyaneza wins final Tour du Rwanda build-up race

Sunday Karongi – Rubavu 95.1km 1. Didier Munyaneza (Club Benediction) 2h33’41” 2. Jean Bosco Nsengimana (Club Benediction) 2h33’43” 3. Patrick Byukusenge (Club Benediction) 2h34’38” 4. Eric Manizabayo (Club Benediction) 2h35’39” 5. Samuel...

Monday, July 23, 2018, 3:49 AM

Tour du Rwanda slots up for grabs as local riders hit the road

Rwanda Cycling Cup: Tour du Rwanda preparation races Today Musanze – Karongi (135.8k) Sunday Karongi – Rubavu (95.1km) TWENTY riders who are currently undergoing rigorous training for this year’s Tour du Rwanda will today be out to impress and prove to the national team...

Friday, July 20, 2018, 11:22 PM

Areruya on life in France, turning Pro and future plans

At the age of 22, Joseph Areruya is already ranked by the International Cycling Union (UCI) as Africa’s top cyclist and he also admits he has been surprised by how quickly his star has risen. Locally dubbed as ‘Kimasa’ which loosely translates to the beast, Areruya is down in...

Friday, July 20, 2018, 9:03 PM

Local riders to discover new routes in final Tour du Rwanda warm-ups

July 20 Musanze – Karongi (135.8k) July 21 Karongi – Rubavu (95.1km) Local riders currently undergoing rigorous training at Africa Rising Cycling Center in Musanze will have a taste of two-out of five-new stage routes as part of their final preparations ahead of the forthcoming 2018...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 11:00 PM

Mugisha wins KOM title at Italy’s Giro della Valle d’Aosta

Sunday 2018 Giro della Valle d’Aosta Mountain classification 1. Samuel Mugisha (Dimension Data for Qhubeka) 59 pts 2. Andrea Cacciotti (Petroli Firenze-Hopplà-M) 47 pts 3. Alessandro Fedeli (Trevigiani-Phonix-Hemus) 36 pts 4. Hafetab Weldu (Dimension Data for Qhubeka) 29 pts 5....

Monday, July 16, 2018, 1:23 AM

Play-off Games: Patriots begin title defense against IPRC- Kigali

Today Men semi-finals Game 1 REG             Vs     APR 6pm Patriots       Vs     IPRC- Kigali 8pm Saturday Game 2 IPRC- Kigali     ...

Thursday, July 12, 2018, 11:04 PM

Basketball: Playoff Games to start this Friday

Friday Men semi-finals Game 1 REG Vs APR 6pm Patriots Vs IPRC- Kigali 8pm Saturday Game 2 IPRC- Kigali Vs Patriots 6pm APR Vs REG 2pm Sunday Game 3 (If necessary) REG Vs APR 1pm Patriots Vs IPRC-Kigali 3pm The highly anticipated men’s basketball play-off games get underway...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018, 10:00 PM