Sitting v-ball team steps up preps ahead of 2016 Paralympics Games

Following their return from a10-day training camp in Europe last week, the national women’s sitting volleyball team will continue preparations ahead of the Intercontinental Cup scheduled for March 7-13, 2016 in Hangzhou City, China as well as the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro,...

Wednesday, November 18, 2015, 12:00 AM

Taekwondo team off to France for Tournoi International de Paris

The national taekwondo team departed for France last evening to compete in the Tournoi International de Paris set for November 14-15 aboard Rwandair to Addis Abba where they later connected to Paris aboard Ethiopian Airways. The team included four players (two men and two women); Regis Iyumva (U-...

Thursday, November 12, 2015, 12:00 AM

Rwanda drawn in Group C of CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup

Rwanda national team has been drawn in Group C of the 38th edition of the Council for East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA) Senior Challenge Cup slated for November 21-6 December in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Amavubi Stars are to face the 2014 finalists Sudan national team (Secretary...

Wednesday, November 11, 2015, 12:00 AM

Hakizimana begins Rwanda Golf Open title defence

Rwanda’s number one professional golfer and the 2014 Rwanda Golf Open champion, Jean Baptiste Hakizimana, has vowed to successfully defend his title when this year’s tournament tees off on today until November 14 at the Par-72 Kigali Golf Club course in Nyarutarama. The 29-year-old...

Wednesday, November 11, 2015, 12:00 AM

Ingabire loses; Mugabe wins Uganda Open men's title

Rwanda’s women number one Megane Ingabire on Saturday failed in her bid to win her first Uganda Tennis Open title after losing to Kenya’s Shuffa Changawa at Lugogo Tennis complex in Kampala. Megane Ingabire The 27-year old lost to Changawa in straight sets 6-3, 6-1, a day after she was...

Monday, November 9, 2015, 12:00 AM

Rutayisire keen to retain Rwanda Open Amateurs title

The 2014 Rwanda Golf Open champion in the Amateurs category, Emmanuel Rutayisire is upbeat about his chances to successfully defend his title—this year’s tournament is set for November 11-14 at the Par-72 Kigali Golf Club course in Nyarutarama. The 24-year old made a historic debut...

Sunday, November 8, 2015, 12:00 AM

APR win to go third

Saturday APR 3-1 AS MuhangaPolice 1-1 SC KiyovuMusanze p-p AS Kigali Bugesera 1-0 MarineAmagaju 0-0 Etincelles FridayRayon Sports 2-0 SunriseEspoir 0-0 Mukura Defending champions APR FC defeated bottom side AS Muhanga 3-1 to go into third position with 18 points, level with second-placed Rayon...

Sunday, November 8, 2015, 12:00 AM

Ingabire storms Uganda Tennis Open final

Women’s Singles semis M. Ingabire            bt      Z. Wanjiku           6-0, 6-4 Sunday: Final M. Ingabire            vs...

Saturday, November 7, 2015, 12:00 AM

Rwanda to debut in 2015 World Kung Fu Championships

For the first time ever, Rwanda is set to compete at the 2015 World Kung Fu Championship set to start on November 12-15 in the Bangladesh capital, Dhaka. The biennial event is organized by the International Kung Fu Federation (IKF) and the competition covers six categories of the martial arts game...

Friday, November 6, 2015, 12:00 AM

Rwanda drops in latest FIFA rankings

Rwanda has slipped by three positions from 93rd to 96th in the latest FIFA World rankings released on Thursday in Zurich, which follows yet another drop by 15 positions from 78th position in September. The monthly rankings are largely based on competitive and friendly international games that a...

Friday, November 6, 2015, 12:00 AM

Rwanda Golf Open attracts over 150 golfers

The 2015 Rwanda golf Open scheduled for November 11-14 at the Kigali Golf Club in Nyarutarama will attract over 150 local and regional golfers, according to the Rwanda Golf Union secretary general, Dr. Davis Kashaka. Golfers, in both amateurs and professional categories, will come from Uganda,...

Friday, November 6, 2015, 12:00 AM

Rwandans shine at Uganda Tennis Open

Today third round selected fixture D. Habiyambere vs E. Niyigena Second round fixture O. Havugimana vs H. Mayanja Women’s first round M. Ingabire vs H. Musuza Monday First and second round selected results D. Habiyambere bt J. Oyet 6-2, 6-2 and bt D.wonrawa 6-2, 6-2 E. Nyigena bt S....

Wednesday, November 4, 2015, 12:00 AM

Beach volleyball teams begin Olympic Games qualification

Rwanda men and women’s beach volleyball teams will be vying for a place at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games when the second round qualifiers start today through to November 9 in Cairo, Egypt. The four teams, two pairs in each gender have been training in Rubavu for two weeks and hope to make it to...

Wednesday, November 4, 2015, 12:00 AM

Habiyambere keen to end Uganda Open drought

Rwanda’s number one Dieudonne Habiyambere has vowed to win his first ever Uganda Tennis Open which starts on Monday and runs until November 7 at the Lugogo tennis courts in Kampala. Dieudonne Habiyambere. Habiyambere’s best finish at the annual tournament was reaching the final in 2013 when...

Monday, November 2, 2015, 12:00 AM

Cameroon and Ivory Coast qualify for CHAN 2016

Cameroon and Ivory Coast booked the last two available spots for the 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN) slated for January 16 to February 7 in Rwanda. Defeated by the local Black Stars of Ghana 2-1 in Kumasi in the first leg of their qualifying tie, the Elephants of Ivory Coast won the...

Monday, November 2, 2015, 12:00 AM

Meet Nyirinkwaya, Rwanda's top amateur golfer

Nothing in this world can take the place of your talent, neither education nor wealth. However persistence and determination alone are omnipotent towards reaching the heights of one’s God given ability. In this issue of Sunday Sport, we profile Rwanda’s number one amateur golf whiz kid Aphrodis...

Sunday, November 1, 2015, 12:00 AM

Kigali HeForShe campaign marathon set for Sunday

Hundreds of local elite, amateur and young athletes are expected to take part in the inaugural Kigali HeForShe half-Marathon scheduled for Sunday at Amahoro stadium. The race is organized by the Rwanda Athletics Federation (RAF) and the Ministry of Sports and Culture (MINISPOC) in partnership with...

Saturday, October 31, 2015, 12:00 AM

Moroccan expert offers medical assessment to injured local players

Injured local football players have undergone medical assessment by Dr. Hefti Abderrazak, a vastly experienced medical expert from Moroccan FA. The exercise, which started on Tuesday at FERWAFA headquarters in Remera, is part of the partnership between Rwanda Football Association and the Royal...

Friday, October 30, 2015, 12:00 AM

Ndayisenga upbeat ahead of Rwanda Open

Rwanda's number three professional golfer Ernest Ndayisenga is not taking anything for granted and has set his sights on putting up a good show at the forthcoming Rwanda Open set for November 11-14 at Kigali Golf Club in Nyarutarama. The 27-year-old golfer, who finished fifth and third...

Thursday, October 29, 2015, 12:00 AM

Police Handball club out of Africa Champions League

Today Inter Club              vs            Police     4pm For the second time in row, Rwanda Police handball club have failed to go past group stages in the...

Tuesday, October 27, 2015, 12:00 AM