Bagabo is the new president of Taekwondo federation

RWANDA Taekwondo Federation (RTF) on Saturday, elected a new executive committee to lead the federation for the next four years. The general assembly held at Amahoro National Stadium elected former Secretary General Placide Bagabo as the new president, taking over from Dr David Hakizimana, who did...

Tuesday, December 26, 2017, 12:00 AM

Kabange shines in REG’s big win over UGB in basketball league

Friday nightREG 126-81 UGBAPR 62-57 Espoir Center Kami Kabange scored a game high 30 points to lead Rwanda Energy Group (REG) to an emphatic 126-81 win over United Generation Basketball Club (UGB) in a national basketball league game played Friday night at Amahoro Indoor Stadium. The victory for...

Sunday, December 24, 2017, 12:00 AM

FERWAFA elections: Rwemalika outlines priorities

FERWAFA presidential aspirant Félicité Rwemalika has outlined key areas of focus for her term in office, should she win the forthcoming Rwanda Football Federation elections for position of president scheduled for December 30 at Lemigo Hotel. FERWAFA presidential elections were...

Saturday, December 23, 2017, 12:00 AM

Espoir, APR square-off in hoops league

Friday UGB vs REG 7pmEspoir vs APR 9pm It will be a contest between former league champions as Espoir and APR lock horns in the national basketball league at Amahoro Indoor Stadium on Friday night. Both teams have started the 2017/2018 season in slow motion, having won one and lost two of their...

Friday, December 22, 2017, 12:00 AM

Amavubi improve by 7 spots in latest FIFA ranking

RWANDA Men’s senior football team has jumped up by 7 places from 120th to 113th in the latest Coca Cola FIFA Rankings released on Thursday in Zurich, Switzerland. Ahead of the upcoming 5th African Nations Championship in Morocco, Rwanda also ranks 30th in Africa and third in CECAFA region....

Friday, December 22, 2017, 12:00 AM

RAF elections postponed to Jananury 18, 2018

Elections for members of the next executive committee of Rwanda Athletics Federation (RAF) have been postponed to January 18, 2018. The elections were initially supposed to take place last Sunday. The new date was agreed upon during the federation’s general assembly on December 17, which...

Thursday, December 21, 2017, 12:00 AM

South African Meintjes beats Areruya to Africa’s best cyclist for 2017

Rwandan cyclist Joseph Areruya, riding for South Africa-based UCI Continental team Dimension Data for Qhubeka finished second in the contest for Africa’s cycling of the year 2017, behind the winner Louis Meintjes from South Africa. The Tour du Rwanda 2017 champion, Areruya lost the...

Thursday, December 21, 2017, 12:00 AM

Bizimungu joins Tz's Mwadui FC after Bugesera exit

FORMER Bugesera FC head coach Ali Bizimungu has joined Tanzanian Vodacom Premier League side Mwadui FC on a one-year contract. The former Rayon Sports tactician joins Mwadui just a couple of weeks after parting ways with Azam Rwanda Premier League’s Bugesera FC following a run of poor...

Wednesday, December 20, 2017, 12:00 AM

Kalima praises his players after REG go top in basketball league

SundayRusizi 51-105 REG SaturdayIPRC-South 58-75 REG Rwanda Energy Group (REG) basketball club coach Cyrille Kalima has commended his players for their impressive performance over the weekend against IPRC-South and Rusizi, which saw them go top of the league’s table standings. The...

Tuesday, December 19, 2017, 12:00 AM

REG records two away wins to go top of hoops league table

SundayRusizi 51-105 REG SaturdayIPRC-South 58-75 REG Rwanda Energy Group (REG) registered two important away wins over the weekend to climb to the top of the national basketball league table standing. Enjoying their second season in the basketball championship, REG defeated IPRC-South 75-58 on...

Monday, December 18, 2017, 12:00 AM

Rwanda Women’s team improves by 6 spots in FIFA rankings

Rwanda women national team has moved six places up from 105 to 111 in the latest FIFA ranking released on Friday, despite not having placed a single international game in 2017. Rwanda last played a competitive match during the 2016 CECAFA Women Challenge Cup held in in Jinja, Uganda where Grace...

Sunday, December 17, 2017, 12:00 AM

IPRC-Kigali stun Patriots to register first league win

FridayIPRC-Kigali 95-92 PatriotsEspoir 91-66 UGB IPRC-KIGALI defied pre-game odds and defeated title hopefuls 95-92 for their first win of the 2017/2018 national basketball league season on Friday night at Amahoro Indoor Stadium. Prior to Friday’s game, Kicukiro-based team had suffered...

Sunday, December 17, 2017, 12:00 AM

Tracing Akumuntu's journey to a volleyball star

VOLLEYBALL is one of the most popular sports disciplines in Rwanda, most probably only third after football and cycling. Over the last two decades several volleyball stars have emerged; these include famous names such as Eric ‘Machine’ Nsabimana, Jean Luc Ndayikengurukiye and Elie Mutabazi. But...

Saturday, December 16, 2017, 12:00 AM

Unbeaten REG, IPRC-South square-off in hoops league

Today IPRC-South vs REG 2pm SundayRusizi vs REG 9am It will be a battle of two unbeaten teams when IPRC-South hosts reigning champions Rwanda Energy Group (REG) in the national basketball league on Saturday in Huye. IPRC-South will be looking to prolong the unbeaten run to 3 this season while...

Saturday, December 16, 2017, 12:00 AM

Patriots keen to maintain perfect start in league

TodayEspoir vs UGB 6pmIPRC-Kigali vs Patriots 8pm SaturdayIPRC-South vs REG 2pm SundayRusizi vs REG 9am National basketball league title contenders Patriots will be hoping to maintain their perfect start to the season when they take on IPRC-Kigali Friday night at Amahoro Indoor Stadium. The...

Friday, December 15, 2017, 12:00 AM

Athletics federation elections postponed

Rwanda Athletics Federation (RAF) elections for new executive committee, that had been scheduled to be held on December 17, have been postponed indefinitely, Times Sport has learnt. The head of the RAF electoral commission, Capt. Oswald Rutagengwa, has assured that a new date for the elections...

Thursday, December 14, 2017, 12:00 AM

Hoops: FERWABA start talent search

Rwanda Basketball Federation (FERWABA) has started a talent search and development of the sport through youth training programmes across the country. The programme is targeting young basketballers in two age groups; those less than 12 years and aspiring basketballers between 14 and 18 years....

Thursday, December 14, 2017, 12:00 AM

Women's football league set to start on January 20

RWANDA National Women’s Football topflight and the second division leagues will start on January 20, 2018. Times Sport has learnt. FERWAFA has asked all teams to confirm their participation for the 2018 season and acquire players’ licenses by January 8, to avoid heavy fines per...

Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 12:00 AM

IPRC- Kigali plot comeback after worst start of season

December, 15 Patriots vs IPRC- Kigali 8:00PM Integrated Polytechnic Regional Center (IPRC) - Kigali, is yet to win a game in the 2017/2018 national basketball league after two game rounds, their worst season’s start in 5 years. The Kicukiro-based side opened the league count losing,...

Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 12:00 AM

Taekwondo tourney enters final day

THE 2017 National Taekwondo Championship has entered the final day as 18 teams compete for medals ahead of the closing ceremony this evening at Amahoro Indoor Stadium. The two-day tournament which started yesterday has attracted a record 18 teams with a total of 404 athletes vying for medals in...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 12:00 AM