Ivory Coast storm quarter-finals

Ivory Coast booked their place in the knockout stages of the fourth Edition of the African Nations Championships after thrashing Gabon 4-1 at Huye Stadium, Huye District in Southern Province yesterday. Hosts Rwanda finished top of Group A with six points despite suffering a demoralizing 4-1 loss...

Monday, January 25, 2016, 12:00 AM

Musanze FC appoint Uganda’s Semwogerere as head coach

Rwanda national football league side Musanze FC have appointed former Uganda international George Semwogerere as head coach until the end of the season. George Semwogerere. Semwogerere replaces Hussein Barack, who left the club on mutual consent on Tuesday, after a dismal run of in the league...

Monday, January 25, 2016, 12:00 AM

Cameroon face DR Congo in Group C top of table clash

Today Group B Cameroon vs DR Congo 4pmSS9/RTVEthiopia vs Angola 4pm The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon take on DR Congo’s Les Leopards in the 2016 African Nations Championships (CHAN) Group B top of table clash on Monday at Huye stadium in Huye. Cameroon are second placed in the table with...

Monday, January 25, 2016, 12:00 AM

DR Congo coach Ibenge praises players' character

DR Congo head coach Frolent Ibenge has praised the character of his players after they booked an early place in the last eight of the 2016 Africa Nations Championships after thrashing Angola 4-2 in their Group B clash on Thursday in Huye.  Goals from Nelson Munganga, Mechak Elia and Jonathan...

Saturday, January 23, 2016, 12:00 AM

DR Congo reach quarter-finals

Thursday  Group B DR Congo 4-2 AngolaCameroon 0-0 Ethiopia DR Congo continued their impressive form in the 2016 Africa Nations Championships by trouncing Angola 4-2 in the second round of matches for Group B on Thursday at Huye stadium to qualify for the quarter-finals. The 2009 CHAN...

Friday, January 22, 2016, 12:00 AM

Micho positive despite double injury blow

Group D Team               PD    W    D    L    Pts Zambia             1      1      0    0    3Mali          ...

Thursday, January 21, 2016, 12:00 AM

DR Congo face Angola seeking quarter-final spot

Today DR Congo vs Angola 3pm SS9/RTVCameroon vs Ethiopia 6pm SS9/RTV Group B Team             PD    W    D    L    Pts DR Congo      1      1      0    0    ...

Thursday, January 21, 2016, 12:00 AM

Hermas Muvunyi begins intensive training ahead of Dubai Grand Prix

Rwanda’s Paralympian Hermas Cliff Muvunyi last week camped in Gicumbi to start intensive preparations for the upcoming Dubai Grand prix circuit slated for March 15-16 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The 27-year-old Muvunyi had an outstanding record last year after qualifying for...

Wednesday, January 20, 2016, 12:00 AM

B-Volleyball team begin preps ahead of final Olympic qualifiers

The national beach volleyball teams (men and women) have entered a two-week training Camp in Rubavu at the shores of Lake Kivu in preparation for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games final round qualifiers expected to take place in March. The exact date and countries to host the event are yet to be announced...

Wednesday, January 20, 2016, 12:00 AM

INATEK sign Ugandan power attacker Okello

National Volley Ball league reigning champions Kibungo University of Technology, Agriculture and Education (INATEK) have completed the signing of Uganda international Daudi Okello on a-one year deal. The former Kampala Amateurs Volley Club (KAVC) right player joined the Ngoma district-based club...

Tuesday, January 19, 2016, 12:00 AM

Sitting V-ball team begin preps ahead of Intercontinental Championships

Rwanda women national sitting volley team starts a one-week training camp at the National Paralympics Committee gymnasium ahead of the 2016 World Para volley Intercontinental Championships slated for March 17-23 in Hangzhou City, China. The event will be the final opportunity for two teams (men...

Monday, January 18, 2016, 12:00 AM

DR Congo thrash Ethiopia in Group B opener

Sunday Group BDR Congo 3-0 Ethiopia DR Congo got off to a good start in the African Nations Championship (CHAN) after a well-deserved 3-0 victory over Ethiopia in the Group B opening match on Sunday afternoon at the Huye Stadium in Huye. Florent Ibengé’s side opened their goal...

Monday, January 18, 2016, 12:00 AM

DR Congo begin bid for second title

Today Group BDR Congo vs Ethiopia 3pmAngola vs Cameroon 6pm Day two of the 2016 Orange African Nations Championship (CHAN) sees continue go to Group B where DR Congo take on Ethiopia at 3pm, which will be followed by Angola against Cameroon, both matches at Huye Stadium in the Southern Province...

Sunday, January 17, 2016, 12:00 AM

[PHOTOS]: The players to watch in CHAN 2016

The fourth edition of Africa’s second biggest football event, the Orange Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) kicks off today as hosts Rwanda start their campaign against Ivory Coast at Amahoro national stadium. The biennial event has attracted 16 African countries each with a 23-man squad, which...

Saturday, January 16, 2016, 12:00 AM

Security guaranteed during CHAN – Police

With less than 48 hours to the official kickoff of the fourth edition of Africa Nations Championship (CHAN), which starts on Saturday, Rwanda National Police has said public order and safety will be assured. Rwanda will host 15 African national teams for the three-week tournament, in addition...

Friday, January 15, 2016, 12:00 AM

More teams arrive for CHAN finals

Four more teams have jetted into the country for the African Nations Championship (CHAN) starting this Saturday in Rwanda. The national teams of Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Ethiopia and Zambia landed at Kigali International Airport yesterday afternoon. Apart from the Ethiopian team, which arrived aboard...

Friday, January 15, 2016, 12:00 AM

Morocco, Angola jet in

Morocco and Angola national football teams arrived in Kigali, yesterday, ahead of the fourth edition of the Africa Nations Championships (CHAN) which kicks off Saturday and runs through February 6. Morocco’s Lions of Atlas who are Group A along with Rwanda...

Thursday, January 14, 2016, 12:00 AM

Mukura sign Burundian striker Ngama, release four players

Mukura Victory Sport has released four players after completing the signing of Burundian forward Emmanuel Ngama last week. The Azam Premier League Huye-based team signed Ngama from Kenya Premier league side Tusker FC as January transfer window nears closure. The released players include right back...

Wednesday, January 13, 2016, 12:00 AM

Events that shaped Rwandan sport in 2015

The year 2015 was eventful for Rwandan sport in various disciplines like hosting a number of regional showpieces, participating in several international competitions as well as reaching considerable milestones. Times Sport, takes a look at some of the year’s main sporting events in Rwanda....

Tuesday, January 5, 2016, 12:00 AM

Police, Nairobi Water clinch regional handball titles

Men Top 3 1. Police (Rwa) 4pts (16 goals)2. Black Mamba (Ken) 1pt (-7 goals)3. APR (Rwa) 1pt (-9 goals) Women 1. Nairobi Water (Ken) 4pts (31 goals)2. ES Mukingi (Rwa) 2pts (-13goals)3. UR-CE (Rwa) 0pt (-18 goals) Rwanda’s Police handball club (men) and Kenya’s Nairobi Water (women...

Sunday, December 13, 2015, 12:00 AM