Nishimwe gears up for 2018 African Athletics Champs

Female middle distance runner Beatha Nishimwe has embarked on her final preparations for the forthcoming 21st edition of African Athletics Senior Championships in Nigeria. This year’s continental championships are scheduled for August 1-5 at the Asaba Township Stadium in the Delta State,...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018, 9:53 PM

Fly Cycling youngsters shift focus on next race after modest start in Belgium

FLY Cycling Club young riders have turned attention on the upcoming Menen-Kemmel-Menen race – on July 11 – after posting a very humble debut over the weekend where they competed in their first race in Belgium. The Menen-Kemmel-Menen (126.9km) taking place this Wednesday (tomorrow), is...

Monday, July 9, 2018, 11:33 PM

Hitimana in preps for 2018 Brazzaville Half Marathon

Rwanda long distance runner Noel Hitimana has upped preparations ahead of forthcoming 15th edition of Semi-Marathon International de Brazzaville in the Republic of Congo. The one-day annual event is scheduled for August 14th. The 2018 Kigali International Peace Half Marathon winner has been...

Monday, July 9, 2018, 12:02 AM

One Love Tennis tips Tennis players

One Love Tennis, a US-based non-profit organization is set to open a program that supports and grooms raw talents in Rwanda. Sunday Sport has learned. According to Michael-Ray Pallares, the organisation’s founder, they intend to partner with Rwanda Tennis Federation and other partners...

Sunday, July 8, 2018, 1:19 AM

FIBA WCup Qualifiers: Rwanda to face Senegal in second round opener

FIBA World Cup – African qualifiers Group F fixtures September 14 Senegal Vs Rwanda September 15 Rwanda Vs Cote d’Ivoire September 16 Rwanda Vs CAR RWANDA National Senior Basketball Team will take on Senegal in the first game on September 14 when they start quest for FIBA...

Saturday, July 7, 2018, 1:10 PM

Nyirarukundo eyes first podium finish at African Championships

August 1-5 African Athletics Championships Rwanda’s leading track and field female runner Salome Nyirarukundo has intensified training ahead of the forthcoming 21st edition of African Athletics Senior Championships in Nigeria. This year’s continental championships are scheduled for...

Saturday, July 7, 2018, 1:04 PM

Timothy Rugg eyes memorable return to Tour du Rwanda

Former Tour du Rwanda stage winner Timothy Rugg has relished the opportunity to race Tour du Rwanda for a second time at its upcoming 10th edition come August 5-12. At this year’s race, the last edition with a UCI 2.2 category badge, Rugg will be riding for Germany’s Team Embrace the...

Thursday, July 5, 2018, 11:31 PM

Europe exposure will make transition to professional riding better,-Fly Club Coach

Line-up of the European races 1. Desselgem (86.7km) – July 7th 2. Menen-Kemmel-Menen (126.9km) – July 11th 3. Dentergrem (84.5km) – July 14th 4. Zottegem-Strijpen (88km) – July 15th 5. Zottegem-Strijpen (88km) – July 16th 6. Opwijk (96.6km) – July 18th...

Wednesday, July 4, 2018, 10:15 PM

Athlete Muhitira targets breaking France’s Marvejols-Mende Half Marathon 6-year record

July 29th Marvejols-Mende half Marathon Rwanda international long distance and cross country runner Felicien Muhitira is upbeat about defending his title and even break the current record of the forthcoming 46th edition Marvejols-Mende half marathon in France. The annual 22.4kilometre race is...

Wednesday, July 4, 2018, 10:07 PM

Gasana rallies teammates ahead of FIBA WC Qualifiers’ second round

Rwanda international Kenneth ‘Kenny’ Gasana has called on his teammates to strive to up their game so that they can yet again put up a stunning performance at the forthcoming second round of FIBA World Cup – African Qualifiers. Gasana made the appeal following Rwanda’s...

Wednesday, July 4, 2018, 1:36 AM

Fly Cycling Club juniors set for race series in Europe courtesy of Skol sponsorship

Line-up of the European races 1. Desselgem (86.7km) – July 7th 2. Menen-Kemmel-Menen (126.9km) – July 11th 3. Dentergrem (84.5km) – July 14th 4. Zottegem-Strijpen (88km) – July 15th 5. Zottegem-Strijpen (88km) – July 16th 6. Opwijk (96.6km) – July 18th...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018, 7:55 PM

FIBA World Cup Qualifiers: Bosnjak calls for early preps

Newly appointed national basketball senior team head coach Vladimir Bosnjak has paid tribute to his players after securing ticket for the second round of 2019 FIBA World Cup African Qualifiers. Rwanda advanced to the second round after finishing second in Group B behind Nigeria at the second...

Monday, July 2, 2018, 9:33 PM

Riders enter residential camp ahead of Tour du Rwanda

A total of 18 riders yesterday began an intensive residential training camp at the Africa Rising Cycling Center (ARCC) base in Musanze district ahead of the forthcoming 2018 edition of Tour du Rwanda. This year’s 10th edition is scheduled to get underway from August 5th and run until August...

Monday, July 2, 2018, 9:28 PM

FIBA World Cup Qualifiers: Rwanda see off Uganda to seal second round berth

Sunday - Group B Rwanda 92-79 Uganda Nigeria 93-53 Mali Rwanda Senior National Basketball Team have ended a four-year winless streak against Uganda to advance to the second round of the 2019 FIBA World Cup – African Qualifiers. It was a winner-take-all clash as the two sides battled for...

Monday, July 2, 2018, 12:33 PM

Cyclist Uwizeye wins second race in France

Saturday  Manche-Océan – 154km  Top five 1. Jean Claude Uwizeye – 3:39:00 2. Mael Boivin – 3:39:29 3. Ben Carman – 3:39:34 4. Willy Perrocheau – 3:39:38 5. Cyrille Patoux – 3:39:38 Rwanda international Jean Claude Uwizeye has won his second...

Monday, July 2, 2018, 12:15 AM

FIBA WC Qualifiers: Rwanda face Uganda in a must-win game after Nigeria loss

Today  Group B Rwanda    vs    Uganda   7pm Mali          vs    Nigeria   9:30pm Saturday  Uganda   80-95   Mali Rwanda  70-111  Nigeria  The national basketball team will today lock horns...

Sunday, July 1, 2018, 12:07 PM

Over 200 set for national athletics Champs today

Over 200 local athletes are expected to take compete in the 2018 national athletics championships set for today at Amahoro national stadium. This year’s edition, which starts this morning at 8am, will attract men and female athletes in both track and field events according to Rwanda...

Saturday, June 30, 2018, 11:42 PM

FIBA WCup Qualifiers: Gasana inspires Rwanda to a winning start in Lagos

Today Group B Uganda vs Mali 7pm Rwanda vs Nigeria 9:30pm Friday  Rwanda 82-72 Mali Nigeria 109-66 Uganda KENNETH Gasana was on the spotlight yesterday as the national basketball team beat Mali, 82-72, at the ongoing second round of the 2019 FIBA World Cup – African...

Saturday, June 30, 2018, 12:13 PM

FIBA WCup Qualifiers: Rwanda take on Mali in Group B opener

Today Mali           Vs      Rwanda 5pm Nigeria     Vs      Uganda 8:30pm   The national senior basketball team will, today, begin their daunting task for a ticket to the...

Friday, June 29, 2018, 12:07 AM

We must improve before AfroBasket finals, admits U18 Team Coach

The National Under-18 Boys’ Basketball Team head coach Yves Murenzi has admitted his side still have areas of concern to be worked on if they are to make an impact at the forthcoming 19th FIBA Africa Basketball Under-18 Championship. The biennial continental showpiece in boys’ category...

Thursday, June 28, 2018, 1:43 AM