Ferwafa hotel case: Court to deliver ruling on June 24

Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) president Vincent ‘De Gaulle’ Nzamwita and two others have until June 24 to know their fate in a case in which they are accused of corruption. Nzamwita, Ferwafa secretary-general Olivier Mulindahabi and a consultant, Eng. Adolphe Muhirwa, were ...

Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 12:00 AM

Ahorukomeye wins Gisagara cycling race

Men (60km) 1. Jean Pierre Ahorukomeye 2:33:152. Felicien Munyakazi 2:34:553. Elia Hitimana 2:36:58 Women (20km) 1. Therese Uwayezu 1:15:232. Seraphine Muhawenimana 1:20:153. Jeannette Mutuyimana 1:20:48 Gisagara-based rider Jean Paul Ahorukomeye won the second edition of Gisagara cycling race...

Tuesday, June 7, 2016, 12:00 AM

INATEK lauded after winning Genocide memorial tourney

Sunday  Men INATEK (Rwa) 3-0 Sport-S (UG) Women Sport-S (UG) 3-2 RRA (Rwa) Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Education of Kibungo (INATEK) volleyball club head coach Dominique Ntawangundi has commended his team after winning this year’s volleyball Genocide memorial tournament...

Tuesday, June 7, 2016, 12:00 AM

Rwanda Police, Gorillas win Genocide memorial tourney

Sunday Men Police (Rwa) 32-20 Evergreen (Uga) Women Gorillas HC (Rwa) 26-22 Police (Uga) Third place playoff Men APR 28-21 ES Kigoma Women Appega 19- 14 TSS Hanika Rwanda Police (Men) and Gorillas (women) are champions of this year’s handball Genocide Memorial tournament which concluded...

Tuesday, June 7, 2016, 12:00 AM

Sitting volleyball team set for Netherlands training clinic

THE National women sitting Volleyball team will have a ten-day training camp and also compete in a sitting volleyball tournament in the Netherlands from June 25 to July 4 as part of their preparations ahead of the Rio Olympic Games. National Paralympics Committee (NPC) Secretary...

Sunday, June 5, 2016, 12:00 AM

Handball: Genocide memorial tournament kicks off today

Today Group ANyakabanda (Rwa) vs APR (Rwa) 09:00Police (UG) vs Nyakabanda 10:30Police (UG) vs APR 11:30 Group BRDF (Rwa) vs Ngome (TZ) 09:00ES Kigoma (Rwa) vs Ever Green (UG) 10:30ES Kigoma vs RDF11:30ES Kigoma vs Ngome 1:00RDF vs Ever Green 1:00Ever Green vs Ngome 2:30 Group CUR CE (Rwa) vs...

Saturday, June 4, 2016, 12:00 AM

How Nyirarukundo defied family rejection to become a loved athlete

From a child who suffered at the hands of her own mother to a teenage athlete sensation, Salome Nyirarukundo’s fairy tale is proving what talent there still is in this country. The 19-year-old burst into the limelight last year when she won the Tanzania Rotary Half Marathon before going on...

Saturday, June 4, 2016, 12:00 AM

Over 150 grace Tennis Genocide memorial tournament

A total of over 150 Tennis players from local and regional countries have graced this year’s ongoing Tennis Genocide Memorial tournament that started Wednesday and will run until June 5 at Amahoro Tennis courts. Happening for the fourth time since 2013, the five day long tournament is one of...

Thursday, June 2, 2016, 12:00 AM

Kwibuka22: Sports fraternity vow to support survivor family

RWANDA National Olympic and Sports Committee (RNOSC) in partnership with affiliated sports federations have pledged to construct a house worth Rwf2.5m to provide shelter to a homeless Genocide orphaned family of four living in Gacurabwenge Sector of Kamonyi District. The development was confirmed...

Thursday, June 2, 2016, 12:00 AM

Paralympics: Muvunyi set for Berlin Open Grand Prix

Rwanda's international paralympian Hermas Cliff Muvunyi has intensified preparations for the forthcoming Berlin Open Grand Prix, which is scheduled for July 16-17 in Germany. The former World champion in the Men 800m-T46 Category had an outstanding record last year after qualifying...

Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 12:00 AM

Senegal national team pay tribute to Genocide victims

Senegal national team ‘Lions of Teranga’ were left speechless and heartbroken after visiting the Gisozi Genocide Memorial in Nyarugenge District on Monday afternoon.  The Senegalese team, led by their coach paid tribute to the victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. The...

Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 12:00 AM

Patriots eye semi-final slot in Gisembe Memorial

Saturday results UGB 59-58 APR BBCIPRC-Kigali 61-55 U18 Boys TeamPatriots 64-46 IPRC-South Sunday results IPRC-South 51-62 UGBAPR 61-66 PatriotsESPOIR 78-61 IPRC-Kigali Tomorrow Patriots vs UGB 6pm Patriots Basketball Club will be hoping to be the first team to book a semi-final slot in the...

Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 12:00 AM

APR handball team vow to retain memorial title

APR Handball club are targeting to win this year’s Genocide memorial tournament set for this weekend as the club bids for a repeat of last year’s feat when they won the tournament for the second time. This year’s edition is set to attract a total of fourteen teams in the men...

Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 12:00 AM

Taekwondo team turns focus to Genocide memorial tourney

After their continental triumph last week, the national taekwondo team has begun preparations for this year’s second edition of Genocide memorial taekwondo tournament scheduled for June 5 at Amahoro indoor Stadium. The team bagged a total of five bronze medals at their debut appearance in...

Monday, May 30, 2016, 12:00 AM

Mugabe eyes first Gisembe memorial title

Saturday Men UGB vs APR 1pmIPRC Kigali vs U18 boys 2pmPatriots vs IPRC South 3pm SundayIPRC South vs UGB 12pmEspoir vs IPRC Kigali 3pmAPR vs Patriots 5pm Women APR vs Ubumwe 10am AFTER GUIDING PATRIOTS to their maiden league title last week, point-guard,...

Saturday, May 28, 2016, 12:00 AM

Relegation battle hots up

As the battle for the 2015/16 Azam Rwanda Premier League crown rages, a catfight for survival is going on at the other side of the table. With AS Muhanga firmly rooted at the bottom, six other clubs all find themselves in the battle to avoid relegation. They include Amagaju, Marines, Etincelles,...

Saturday, May 28, 2016, 12:00 AM

Rwanda rules out hosting CECAFA Kagame Cup

Rwanda will not host the 41st edition of the CECAFA Kagame Cup that was expected to be held from June 18 to July 2. The development comes after Tanzania which was supposed to host the two-week competition pulled out citing a busy international schedule. CECAFA Secretary General Nicolas Musonyi...

Friday, May 27, 2016, 12:00 AM

Gisembe memorial kicks off tomorrow

Saturday Men UGB vs APR 1pmIPRC Kigali vs U18 boys 2pmPatriots vs IPRC South 3pm Sunday IPRC South vs UGB 12pmEspoir vs IPRC Kigali 3pmAPR vs Patriots 5pm Women APR vs Ubumwe 10am The annual Gisembe memorial basketball tournament kicks off tomorrow with nine teams-seven in men’s category...

Friday, May 27, 2016, 12:00 AM

IPRC South seek to win playoffs title

After losing the league title to bitter rivals Patriots on Sunday, Integrated Polytechnic Regional Centre South (IPRC-South) head Coach Didier Bineza has revealed that they have turned focus to the forthcoming playoffs slated for June 17. IPRC South, who were title favourites before hosting...

Thursday, May 26, 2016, 12:00 AM

FERWAFA orders Kiyovu to pay Seninga Rwf6m

Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) has ordered Sports Club Kiyovu to pay former coach Innocent Seninga Rwf6m for unlawful dismissal. Seninga, who is currently the head coach of Rubavu-based Etincelles FC, was dismissed on January 14, by over allegations of underperforming and unprofessional...

Thursday, May 26, 2016, 12:00 AM