Handball: Police edge APR to boost title hopes

Saturday APR 27-29 Police Police on Saturday moved closer to a fifth league title after defeating archrivals APR 29-27 at Kimisagara ground to go six points clear on top of the table. Antoine Ntabanganyimana’s side stretched their two-year winning record with a two goal difference; Gilbert...

Monday, May 9, 2016, 12:00 AM

Athletics federation to organize inaugural 'Kigali Night Run'

Rwanda Athletics Federation (RAF) has confirmed that preparations have reached final stages for the first ever ‘Kigali Night Run' set to take place on May 13, as a build-up to the 2016 Kigali International Peace Marathon scheduled for May 22. The event will be organised in partnership with...

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 12:00 AM

Kamonyi seek to beat Gakenke to keep pace with AS Kigali

TodayAS Kigali vs Inyemera 1pmRambura vs Les Lionnes 2pmGakenke vs KamonyiGolden Gen vs Nyagatare Women national league title hopefuls Kamonyi FC will be aiming to keep their winning streak when they visit Gakenke FC today to keep pressure on table leaders, AS Kigali. The Southern Province-based...

Saturday, May 7, 2016, 12:00 AM

Handball league: APR, Police battle for top spot

TodayES Kigoma vs UR-Huye 10amAPR vs Police 11am SundayInyemeramihigo vs Nyakabanda 11am Archrivals APR and Police will lock horns in the national men’s handball league today at Kimisagara ground with each side hoping to win and keep their title hopes alive. Both sides are yet to lose this...

Saturday, May 7, 2016, 12:00 AM

Taekwondo team ups preps for African Championships

The taekwondo national team has intensified its preparations ahead of the 14th edition of Taekwondo African Senior Championship slated for May 19-21 in the north eastern Egyptian city of Port Said. The team is comprised of nine players, including six boys and three girls. Rwanda will be making...

Friday, May 6, 2016, 12:00 AM

Rwanda remains 87th in latest FIFA rankings

Rwanda remained static at the 87th position in the latest FIFA men football rankings released on today in Zurich, Switzerland. Amavubi also maintained their 21st position on the continental level and second in the CECAFA region, behind Uganda Cranes (72), third is Kenya (116) followed by Burundi (...

Thursday, May 5, 2016, 12:00 AM

Les Lionnes FC coach calls for consistency after win

Saturday  Golden Generation 1-2 AS KigaliKamonyi 2-0 RamburaLes Lionnes 1-0 InyemeraNyagatare 0-9 Bugesera Huye-based Les Lionnes FC defeated Inyemera FC 1-0 at Mutunda ground on Saturday to boost their chances for a top three finish in the national women football league. Afterwards, head...

Monday, May 2, 2016, 12:00 AM

Duo qualifies for World Junior Athletics Championships

Rwanda will be represented by five athletes in the forthcoming IAAF World Junior Athletics Championships, set for July 19 - 24 in Bydgoszcz, Poland. Two teenagers, Horine Iribagiza and James Sugira, are the latest to book tickets for the event during the East African Junior Athletics Championship...

Monday, May 2, 2016, 12:00 AM

Hakizimana given last warning over indiscipline

Mukura Victory Sports club management has given leading goal scorer Muhadjir Hakizimana a last warning over alleged misconduct. The 22-year-old midfielder has been a key player for Huye-based side after scoring nine goals in fifteen games of the first round which inspired Godfroid Okoko’s...

Thursday, April 28, 2016, 12:00 AM

Athletics team in Tanzania for regional Junior Championship

Rwanda national athletics junior team yesterday morning left the country by road to Tanzania ahead of the East African Junior Athletics Championship that is scheduled to run from April 29 to 30 in the Indian Ocean Coast city of Dar-es-Salaam. The team is composed of a total of seven...

Wednesday, April 27, 2016, 12:00 AM

GS APPEGA leads the Eastern handball sub-league

Sunday GS APPEGA 22-4 GS Rwamashyongoshyo GS APPEGA 21-15 Duha ComplexeDuha complexe 14-10 GS Rwamashyongoshyo Groupe Scholaire APPEGA Gahengeri began the 2016 national women handball league with an outstanding performance in a 22-4 win over GS Rwamashyongoshyo in the Eastern Sub League first...

Tuesday, April 26, 2016, 12:00 AM

Handball league: APR edge Kibogora to keep pressure on Police

Saturday Kibogora 31-32 APRInyemeramihigo 37-47 PoliceUR-CE 24-18 Rambura Handball league title hopefuls APR grabbed a hard fought away 33-31 win over league debutants Kibogora Polytechnic on Saturday in Nyamasheke district to keep pressure on table leaders Police. The defending champions,...

Monday, April 25, 2016, 12:00 AM

AS Kigali maintain unbeaten run in women football league

Saturday AS Kigali 2-1 Les LionnesInyemera 0-7 KamonyiGakenke 20-0 NyagatareBugesera 0-0 Golden Generation AS Kigali overcame Les Lionnes FC 2-1 to extend their winning streak on Saturday at Kigali Regional Stadium as they continue their hunt for a record-extending eighth consecutive women...

Monday, April 25, 2016, 12:00 AM

Athletics team gear up for Regional Junior Championship

THE national athletics junior team has intensified preparation for the East Africa Junior Athletics Championship that is scheduled to be held from April 29 to 30 in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. A team of seven athletes—three boys and four girls, are currently undergoing daily training at Amahoro...

Sunday, April 24, 2016, 12:00 AM

Tracing Sugira's fairytale rise to Rwanda's football stardom

Rwandan football clubs have rarely traversed the whole country searching for talent but one of the best football league players this season, AS Kigali’s striker Ernest Sugira, is proving what talent there still is in this country. Players develop at different rates Sugira’s rise this...

Saturday, April 23, 2016, 12:00 AM

Kibogora, APR lock horns in handball league

Today (10am )Police vs Inyemeramihigo GS Rambura vs UR-CEKibogora vs APR Sunday Women League EastDUHA Complexe School vs GS Rwamashyongoshyo 10amGS Rwamashyongoshyo vs APPEGA Gahengeri 11:30amDUHA Complexe School vs APPEGA Gahengeri 12pm The national men’s handball league returns...

Saturday, April 23, 2016, 12:00 AM

Second division football league to resume on April 30

After a long wait, the second round of the second division football league will get underway on April 30 after a four-month break. The development was confirmed yesterday by the second tier clubs’ president John Uwintwari. The dates were fixed after a meeting between local...

Thursday, April 21, 2016, 12:00 AM

Taekwondo team to compete in African Championships

Rwanda national taekwondo team will debut in the 14th edition of Taekwondo African Senior Championship slated for May 19-21 in the north eastern Egyptian city of Port Said. The biennial tournament attracts any country around the continent that is chartered under the Africa Taekwondo...

Thursday, April 21, 2016, 12:00 AM

National women handball league split into four sub leagues

The 2016 national women handball league has been divided into four regional sub leagues in a bid to encourage the development of the sport in the country, according to Rwanda Handball Federation (FERWAHAND). This year’s league is expected to get underway this Sunday and will for...

Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 12:00 AM

Beach V-ball team will qualify for Rio Olympics, says Bitok

The national women beach volleyball trainer Paul Bitok has said his team will qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games despite failing to book their ticket at the just concluded CAVB Women’s Continental Cup at Jabi Lake in Abuja, Nigeria on Sunday. The Rio Olympics are slated for August 5-21....

Tuesday, April 19, 2016, 12:00 AM