Mukura Victory Sports at a glance: Tracing Rwanda's oldest football club

“Experience is a great advantage. The problem is that when you get the experience, you’re too damned old to do anything about it,” said James Scott “Jimmy” Connors, an American former world No. 1 tennis player, often considered among the greatest in the history of the...

Saturday, February 27, 2016, 12:00 AM

Kigali Peace Marathon provincial races start today

The Kigali International Peace Half Marathon provincial road races kick off today in Musanze District, Northern Province, Rwanda Athletics Federation (RAF) confirmed on Friday. Each of the provincial road races will cover a total distance of 15 kilometres. This year’s edition (main...

Saturday, February 27, 2016, 12:00 AM

Sitting V-ball team in training ahead of Intercontinental Cup

Rwanda national women’s sitting volleyball team has intensified preparations ahead of the 2016 Intercontinental and World ParaVolley Championship that will be held from March 17-23 in Hangzhou City, China. The tournament will be the final opportunity for one male and one female team to...

Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 12:00 AM

Police target quartet after clinching Heroes Day handball title

Sunday final results Men APR 19-21 Police Women Hanika TSS 20-5 GS Mwendo Police handball coach Antoine Ntabanganyimana has set a target to win four titles this year after retaining this year’s Heroes’ day handball tournament that climaxed on Sunday at Ecole Secondaire Kigoma in...

Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 12:00 AM

Police seek to retain Heroes Day handball tourney

Police handball club are targeting to win this year’s Heroes’ Day tournament set for this weekend as the club bids for a repeat of the success of last season when they won six trophies, including the league title. This year’s edition will be played at Ecole Secondaire Kigoma in...

Friday, February 19, 2016, 12:00 AM

Gasigwa memorial tennis tourney confirmed

Rwanda Tennis Federation (RTF) has confirmed the inaugural tournament organized in memory of former Rwanda number one, Jean-Claude Gasigwa. The tournament will be played on March 22-30. RTF secretary general, Valens Habimana said that the preparations for the tournament that will be hosted at...

Thursday, February 18, 2016, 12:00 AM

Hakizimana eyes Kenya Golf Open

Rwanda’s number one professional golfer Jean Baptiste Hakizimana has set his sights on the forthcoming prestigious Barclays Kenya Open set to be held on March 17- 19 at Karen country Golf Club, Nairobi. Jean Baptiste Hakizimana. The annual tournament, which was first staged in 1967, has been...

Thursday, February 18, 2016, 12:00 AM

Handball heroes tourney for this weekend

The national handball heroes’ tournament is set for this weekend at Kigoma grounds, Ruhango district. The volleyball federation Secretary general Jean Paul Ngarambe has said. Speaking to Times Sport, Ngarambe revealed that league side Ecole Secondaire Kigoma will host this year’s...

Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 12:00 AM

Ndamukunda on the spot for hurting referee

Sunday Final results Serie A IPRC-South 3-2 Kirehe Serie B Indatwa 3-2 Petie Seminaire Women APR 2-3 RRA Rwanda international Flavien Ndamukunda will face the local volleyball federation disciplinary committee over his unruly behavior on Sunday that left one of the referees seriously...

Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 12:00 AM

McKinstry tips U-20 national football team

Rwanda national football team head coach Johnny McKnistry has tipped the U20 side to take advantage of the forthcoming 2017 U20 Africa Youth Championship qualifiers. He urged the players to use the competition to make their bid for a place on the senior team in the near future. Rwanda U20 is...

Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 12:00 AM

New pact to develop sitting volleyball in Rwanda

The National Paralympics Committee, through the National Union of Disabilities’ Organizations of Rwanda, has signed a one-year pact with Christian Blind Mission (CBM) International worth Euros69,535 to boost the development of women Sitting Volleyball in Rwanda. CBM International is a...

Monday, February 15, 2016, 12:00 AM

Sugira's best is yet to come, says coach Nshimiyimana

Friday ResultsAS Kigali 1-0 Marines Sunrise Fc 1-1 BugeseraEtincelles 0-3 Musanze FCAS Muhanga 1-1 Rwamagana CityGicumbi Fc 0-2 Rayon Sports AS Kigali head coach Eric Nshimiyimana has praised his star striker Ernest Sugira and believes there is more to come from the 24-year old after scoring the...

Sunday, February 14, 2016, 12:00 AM

AS Kigali edge Marine to maintain top seat

SundayMukura vs Amagaju FC - 3:30pm Friday ResultsAS Kigali 1-0 Marines Sunrise Fc 1-1 BugeseraEtincelles 0-3 Musanze FCAS Muhanga 1-1 Rwamagana CityGicumbi Fc 0-2 Rayon Sports League leaders AS Kigali edged Marine FC 1-0 on Friday at the Kigali Regional Stadium in Nyamirambo to maintain...

Saturday, February 13, 2016, 12:00 AM

Tracing AS Kigali's rise to the helm of Rwandan football

The City of Kigali (CoK) is often lauded as Africa’s cleanest and safest city. But beyond this, locally it is also proving to be a star in sports development. City of Kigali owns and runs a football club; Association Sportive de Kigali (AS Kigali FC) for both men and women. How it started  The...

Saturday, February 13, 2016, 12:00 AM

Midfielder Habyarimana appointed Police FC captain

Winger Innocent Habyarimana has been appointed as the new Rwanda National Police Football Club skipper replacing Jacques Tuyisenge, who joined Kenya’s Gor Mahia. Habyarimana will be deputized by Fabrice Twagizimana commonly known as Ndikukazi. Meanwhile, Police head coach, Andre Cassa Mbugo...

Friday, February 12, 2016, 12:00 AM

AS Kigali seek to maintain lead as league resumes

Friday AS Kigali vs Marines 3:30pmSunrise Fc vs BugeseraEtincelles Fc vs Musanze FCAS Muhanga vs Rwamagana CityGicumbi Fc vs Rayon Sports Sunday Mukura vs Amagaju 3:30pm After a three-month break, the Rwanda national football league resumes today with a total of five matches scheduled on Match...

Friday, February 12, 2016, 12:00 AM

Tennis junior team begin preps for Africa Junior Championship

Rwanda national tennis junior team has begun early preparations ahead of the 39th edition of the ITF/CAT Africa Junior Championship slated for March 8-20 in Pretoria, South Africa. The team of six players; three in both genders, that will play in two categories namely; 16 & under and 14 &...

Thursday, February 11, 2016, 12:00 AM

Duo set for Kenya National X-Country Championship

Rwanda’s Felicein Muhitira and Beatha Nishimwe will compete in the Kenya National Cross Country Championship, which is an IAAF permit meeting set to take place on February 13 at Uhuru Gardens in Nairobi. This will be the 7th IAAF permit Cross Country Meeting since the series begun on...

Thursday, February 11, 2016, 12:00 AM

APR jet off to Swaziland for Champions League clash

National league champions APR FC flew out of the country on Wednesday evening to Johannesburg aboard Rwandair, from where they will connect to Mbabane city, Swaziland on Thursday morning for the CAF Champions League first leg clash against Mbabane Swallows FC this weekend. The 15-time record...

Thursday, February 11, 2016, 12:00 AM

FIFA Secretary General hails Rwanda's progress

International Football Association (FIFA) acting Secretary General, Dr. Markus Kattner has praised the level of development that Rwanda has reached after the tragic 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Dr. Kattner made the remarks on Monday after visiting the Nyamata memorial site in...

Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 12:00 AM

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