Cycling: Youngsters Uhiriwe, Ingabire shine at African championships

Monday Junior men’s road race 1. Renus Byiza Uhiriwe (Rwanda) – 2:30:23 2. Yoel Asmerom (Eritrea) – 2:30:23 3. Yowhanes Gebrihiwet (Eritrea) – 2:30:23 9. Jean Luc Habimana (Rwanda) – 2:30:23 Junior women’s road race 1. Danait Tsegay (Eritrea) – 1:...

Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 12:00 AM

Moise Mugisha strikes gold at African Championships

Sunday Under-23 & elite men’s ITT 1. Stafan De Bod (South Africa) – 1:00:47 2. Sirak Tesfom (Eritrea) – 1:01:51 3. Ryan Gibbons (South Africa) – 1:02:53 8. Moise Mugisha (Rwanda) – 1:06:07 9. Valens Ndayisenga (Rwanda) – 1:07:05 Under-23 podium 1....

Monday, March 18, 2019, 2:32 AM

Tour du Rwanda 2019: Could this be the end of dominance for home riders?

History beckons for Tour du Rwanda as it enters a new era as a UCI 2.2 category race on Sunday, making it only the second African race at that level – the other one being Gabon’s La Tropicale Amissa Bongo. Cycling experts have primed Tour du Rwanda to automatically take over from...

Saturday, February 23, 2019, 12:00 AM

Rayon Sports thump Mukura to go second

Friday Mukura       0-3     Rayon Espoir          0-0     Police Muhanga    5-2     Amagaju Etincelles   3-2    ...

Saturday, February 23, 2019, 12:00 AM

Rayon wallop Kirehe 3-0 to go second

Sunday Rayon        3-0    Kirehe Bugesera   2-2     Musanze Rayon Sports have moved to within four points of leaders APR following their emphatic 3-0 victory over Kirehe at Kigali Stadium on Sunday afternoon....

Monday, January 14, 2019, 12:42 AM

Why 2018 was the best year yet for Rwanda cycling

The year 2018 was action-packed for domestic sports and particularly successful for some disciplines such as basketball, chess and karate. However, very few, if any, would disagree that cycling stood out and 2018 was the most memorable season since the sport came to limelight in Rwanda in 2014....

Saturday, January 5, 2019, 12:00 AM

Cycling: Team Rwanda strike silver at Africa Cup

Wednesday Men’s TTT – Top three 1. Eritrea 2. Rwanda 3. Ethiopia Women’s TTT – Top three 1. Eritrea 2. Ethiopia 3. South Africa TEAM Rwanda Cycling put up a spirited fight to finish second in men’s Team Time Trial (TTT) on Wednesday afternoon at the inaugural...

Wednesday, November 21, 2018, 8:45 PM

Mukura to take on Free State in CAF Confederation Cup

 Mukura Victory Sports has been drawn against South African side Free State Stars in the preliminary round of the 2018/2019 CAF Confederation Cup. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) released the draw results for 2018-19 continental competitions – Champions League and...

Friday, November 9, 2018, 4:26 PM

Bayingana named new Francophonie cycling boss

RWANDA’s Aimable Bayingana has unanimously been elected as the new president of L'Union Francophone de Cyclisme, the cycling governing body of the International Organisation of La Francophonie. Bayingana, the president of Rwanda Cycling Federation (Ferwacy), was elected during the Union...

Friday, October 19, 2018, 11:26 PM

Bayingana named new Francophonie cycling boss

RWANDA’s Aimable Bayingana has unanimously been elected as the new president of L'Union Francophone de Cyclisme, the cycling governing body of the International Organisation of La Francophonie. Bayingana, the president of Rwanda Cycling Federation (Ferwacy), was elected during the Union...

Friday, October 19, 2018, 9:56 PM

Kigali Golf Course credited with Rwanda’s recent strong showing in EA Challenge

DAVIS Kashaka, the captain of Kigali Golf Course, has credited the facility for Rwanda’s recent historic performance in Africa Region Four Golf Challenge staged at Kenya’s coastal city of Mombasa. Out of eight countries in the regional tournament, also known as East Africa Challenge,...

Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 11:51 PM

Areruya in China for Tour of Qinghai Lake

Tour of Qinghai Lake (2.HC) Roadmap July 22 Stage 1 - Ledu › Xining (162k) July 23 Stage 2 - Xining › Xining (115km) July 24 Stage 3 - Duoba › Guide (133km) July 25 Stage 4 - Guide › Longyangxia (100km) July 26 Stage 5 - Longyangxia › Bird Islet (...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018, 10:12 PM

Strive for excellence, Gen. Nyamvumba tells cricketers ahead of regional tourney

RWANDA national senior men’s cricket team has been urged to ‘be confident and strive for victory’ when the country hosts the ICC World T20 Africa ‘B’ Qualifiers next week at Gahanga Cricket Stadium – from July 7 to 15 in Kigali. The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS)...

Friday, June 29, 2018, 5:55 PM

Dear African teams, we can do better!

One would say ‘so far so good’, the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia has been nothing short of thrilling – unless of course you are rooting for African teams. Generally, we have witnessed bitter losses and heroic efforts, but most strikingly, we have seen controversial decisions by...

Thursday, June 21, 2018, 9:28 PM

Junior Wasps out of AFCON qualifiers

The National U20 football team bowed out of qualifiers for the Africa U20 Cup of Nations finals yesterday after they were held to 1-1 draw in Lusaka. Zambia will now face either Burundi or Sudan in the third and final round of qualifiers. The African champions Zambia progressed to with a 3-1...

Sunday, May 20, 2018, 3:42 AM

Cyclist Areruya in first race with Delko Marseille Provence KTM

Barely four days after joining the team’s training camp, star cyclist Joseph Areruya has officially started racing for his new French side – Delko Marseille Provence KTM. The 22-year old Rwanda international is part of a six-man contingent representing the UCI Professional Continental...

Friday, May 4, 2018, 2:35 PM

Basketball: Patriots, REG lock horns in title decider

Today Espoir Vs IPRC- Kigali 6pm Patriots Vs REG 8pm It will be a clash of titans as leaders Patriots and defending champions Rwanda Energy Group (REG) face off in the most important game of the Star Times Basketball National League this season. The game starts 8p.m at Petit Stade in Remera...

Friday, May 4, 2018, 12:02 AM

Ferwacy hails ‘fantastic’ Team Rwanda riders

RWANDA cycling governing body (Ferwacy) president Aimable Bayingana has showered praises on six Rwandan cyclists who are fresh from representing the country at the 17th Tour du Senegal. “The boys did a fantastic job on an unfamiliar terrain in Senegal. I had the opportunity to be there and I...

Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 11:45 PM

Clash of egos as APR and Espoir face-off in hoops league

Today Espoir vs APR 5PM It is going to be a battle of two former champions APR and Espoir square-off today in Star Times Basketball National League, at Amahoro Indoor Stadium – starting at 5pm. The game means more than just two points for either side. A victory for APR will seal them a top...

Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 1:49 PM

I can’t wait to start riding for Delko-Marseille Provence KTM – Areruya

AFRICA’s top cyclist Joseph Areruya has joined France’s Delko–Marseille Provence KTM on a two-year deal that will see him riding for the French side till end of the 2019 season. The Tour du Rwanda reigning champions Areruya, 22, left the country on Friday night and is expected to...

Monday, April 30, 2018, 12:01 PM

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