CAF U-20 Qualifiers: Uganda summons 36 for Amavubi clash

Saturday Rwanda U-20     vs            Uganda U-20      3:30pm Uganda U-20 team head coach Kefa Kisala has named a 36-man provisional squad to face Rwanda in the 2017 Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations...

Friday, April 1, 2016, 12:00 AM

Sugira set to quit AS Kigali

Amavubi star striker Ernest Sugira is poised to leave national league side AS Kigali when his contract expires at the end of the current season, the player has said. Speaking to Times Sport after his man of the match performance in the AFCON 5-0 win against Mauritius, Sugira, who only has three...

Friday, April 1, 2016, 12:00 AM

Sitting v-ball team urged to improve

Rwanda women national sitting volleyball team has a lot to put in order before their dream debut at the 2016 summer Paralympic Games slated for September 8-17 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Assistant Coach Jean Marie Nsegiyumva made the remarks yesterday following the team’s poor show at...

Thursday, March 31, 2016, 12:00 AM

Tennis Federation to boost Gasigwa Memorial tourney

Rwanda Tennis Federation (RTF) has pledged to boost the annual Gasigwa Memorial tournament, following the success of the inaugural tournament which ended on Sunday at Cercle-sportif de Kigali tennis courts. The tournament was organised in memory of Rwanda’s former tennis hero, Jean Claude...

Thursday, March 31, 2016, 12:00 AM

Golf duo to compete in Zambia Open

Rwanda’s top golfers Jean Baptiste Hakizimana (seed one) and Emmanuel Ruterana (seed two) will debut in the third edition of  Zambia Sugar Open Golf Championship set for April 21-24 at Lusaka golf club. The number one local golfer Hakizimana confirmed the development to Times...

Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 12:00 AM

Taekwondo team win ten medals at Kenya Chairman's Cup

Rwanda national taekwondo team bagged a total of ten medals at this year’s Chairman’s Cup Taekwondo Championship that ended on Sunday in Mombasa, Kenya. Making their third appearance at the multinational championship after debuting in 2011, Rwanda entered a total of 11 players,...

Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 12:00 AM

Habiyambere dedicates victory to late Gasigwa

Sunday Men’ singles final E. Habiyambere bt O. Havugimana 6-4, 6-1 Women M. Ingabire bt G. Umumararungu 6-3, 6-3 Ernest Habiyambere. Ernest Habiyambere and Megane Ingabire have dedicated their titles to the former Rwanda tennis star Jean Claude Gasigwa after winning the inaugural...

Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 12:00 AM

APR, Police continue unbeaten run in handball league

Saturday ES Urumuri 29-43 APRES Kigoma 22-12 Kibogora UR-CE 26-42 Police APR and Police Handball clubs continued their neck-and-neck early title race in the national handball league after they both notched fourth successive wins on Saturday. APR defeated Urumuri 43-29, with Viateur Rwamanywa...

Monday, March 28, 2016, 12:00 AM

AS Kigali begin title defence with big win over Gakenke

Saturday  Gakenke 0-3 AS KigaliGolden Generation 0-2 InyemeraBugesera 1-0 Rambura Women national football league defending champions AS Kigali began their quest for a record-eighth consecutive title with a comfortable away 3-0 win over Gakenke FC on Saturday at Gakenke ground. Grace...

Monday, March 28, 2016, 12:00 AM

Women handball league start postponed to April 23

THE 2016 national women’s handball league that was scheduled to kickoff this weekend has been pushed April 23, according to local handball federation. FERWAHAND secretary general Jean-Paul Ngarambe said the decision to postpone the league start was because of the impending closure of schools...

Sunday, March 27, 2016, 12:00 AM

Kigoma seek to close gap in handball league

TodayES Urumuri vs APR 11amES Kigoma vs Kibogora 1pmUR-CE vs Police 2pmGS Rambura vs Kibogora 2:30pmGS Rambura vs ES Kigoma 4pm Ecole Secondaire Kigoma will have a mountain to climb seeking to close the gap on the handball league table leaders when they play two matches in one day ...

Saturday, March 26, 2016, 12:00 AM

Taekwondo team in Kenya for Chairman's Cup

Rwanda national taekwondo team left for Kenya by road last evening for this year’s Chairman’s Cup Taekwondo Championship set for March 26-27 in Mombasa. The team that includes 12 players; eight men and four women, are under Coach Allan Irene Bagire and his assistant Boniface Mbonigaba...

Thursday, March 24, 2016, 12:00 AM

Gasigwa Memorial tennis tourney reaches quarter-finals

Today Men’s singles Quarter-finals D. Habiyambere vs M. Bizimana O. Havugimana vs M. Uwizeyimana H. Gatete vs E. HabiyambereD. Oringa (Uga) vs I. Nzabadora (DRC) Rwanda’s number one Dieudonne Habiyambere overcame compatriot Yannick Muvunyi in the second round to reach the quarter-...

Thursday, March 24, 2016, 12:00 AM

Junior tennis coach calls for better facilities

Rwanda national junior team head coach, Jean Pierre Nshimiyimana has called for more support towards tennis development following the national teams’ mediocre campaign at the 39th edition of the ITF/CAT Africa Junior Championship that ended on Friday in Pretoria, South Africa. The...

Wednesday, March 23, 2016, 12:00 AM

Kamonyi to get free points without kicking ball

Sunday results Les Lionnes 5-0 Golden GenerationInyemera 0-0 BugeseraRambura 1-1 Gakenke Kamonyi Women FC are set to be awarded a forfeit (3-0) win over Nyagatare FC after the Eastern-based side failed to show up on the opening day of the national women football league on Sunday. Other three...

Tuesday, March 22, 2016, 12:00 AM

Quartet pass test to attain Taekwondo 4th Dan

Four Rwandans have earned the internationally-recognized fourth Dan after the promotion tests that were held by Rwanda Taekwondo Federation (RTF) on Friday at Amahoro indoor stadium. The event that was conducted by American expert, Martin Koonce on behalf of World Taekwondo Federation (WTF), saw...

Tuesday, March 22, 2016, 12:00 AM

Golfer Hakizimana falters at Kenya Open

For the second year in a row, Rwanda’s number one Jean-Baptiste Hakizimana failed to make the cut at the 2016 Barclay's Kenya Open, which ends today at Karen Country Club in Nairobi. Hakizimana failed to make the cut at the Barclay's Kenya Open for a second successive year. (File) The 29-year...

Sunday, March 20, 2016, 12:00 AM

Kamonyi vow to end AS Kigali's 7-year grip on women league title

Today Kamonyi FC vs Nyagatare FC 2pmLes Lionnes vs Golden Generation Inyemera FC vs Bugesera FCRambura FC vs Gakenke FC Kamonyi Women Football Club go into the 2016 season seeking to end AS Kigali’s seven-year grip on the national women football league. The new campaign gets underway today...

Sunday, March 20, 2016, 12:00 AM

Handball league: Kibogora vow to end Police's unbeaten run

TodayKibogora vs Police 10amGS Rambura vs APRUR-CASS vs UR-CE Handball league new entrants Kibogora Polytechnic are seeking to end Police’s winning streak stretching over two seasons when the two sides meet today at Kibogora ground. The Nyamasheke District-based side has emerged as serious...

Saturday, March 19, 2016, 12:00 AM

Nyirarukundo eyes medal at U-20 World Athletics Championship

After qualifying for the IAAF World Junior Athletics Championships set for July 19-24 in Bydgoszcz, Poland, long distance runner Salome Nyirarukundo has vowed to write history at the six-day event. Nyirarukundo has vowed to shine at U-20 World Athletics Championship in Poland. (T. Kisambira)...

Thursday, March 17, 2016, 12:00 AM