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

Hoops: IPRC-South beat Rusizi to go top of league table

SaturdayIPRC-South 102-73 RusiziIPRC-Kigali 75-78 UGB IPRC-South demolished Rusizi Basketball Club 102-73 on Saturday in Huye to go top of the national basketball league table standings. It was a second consecutive win for the Huye-based university team following a hard fought 64-59 win against...

Monday, December 11, 2017, 12:00 AM

Sagamba stars as Patriots maintain perfect start

FridayPatriots 82- 69 EspoirREG 68-64 APR Point-guard Sedar Sagamba scored a team-high 19 points to held Rwanda basketball league title hopefuls Patriots down Espoir 82-69 on Friday night to maintain a perfect start of the new season with two wins out of two. For the four-time league champions...

Sunday, December 10, 2017, 12:00 AM

How Sagamba became a basketball star

A little over a decade ago, basketball was one of the less known and less recognized sport disciplines in the country. And when it started attracting some attention and building up a fan base, it was a platform for foreign players to show off, both in the national league and the national team....

Saturday, December 9, 2017, 12:00 AM

IPRC-Kigali, UGB square-off in hoops league

Today IPRC-South Vs Rusizi 2pm IPRC-Kigali Vs UGB 4pm IPRC-Kigali and United Generation Basketball (UGB) will be looking to bounce back from last weekend’s defeats when the two sides face-off in the national basketball league on Saturday at Amahoro Indoor Stadium. The Kicukiro-based...

Saturday, December 9, 2017, 12:00 AM

Mukura's Nkomezi out for a month after knee surgery

MUKURA Victory Sports midfielder Alex Nkomezi will be out for at least five weeks after undergoing a successful knee operation at King Faisal Hospital, Kigali on Tuesday. The former AS Kigali star sustained a serious right knee injury on November 19 during an Azam Rwanda Premier League encounter...

Friday, December 8, 2017, 12:00 AM

REG start hoops title defence against APR

TodayPatriots Vs Espoir 6pmREG Vs APR 8pmSaturdayIPRC-South Vs Rusizi 2pmIPRC-Kigali Vs UGB 4pm RWANDA national basketball league reigning champions, Rwanda Energy Group (REG), will start their title defence against APR Friday night at Amahoro Indoor Stadium. The game starts at 8pm. While REG...

Friday, December 8, 2017, 12:00 AM

Taekwondo National Championship set for Dec. 11

A record 15 teams are expected to take part in the 6th edition of the annual Taekwondo National Championship scheduled for December 11-13 at Amahoro National Stadium, according to the organisers. The three-day multi-sport competition will be comprised of; youth competitions, junior competitions,...

Thursday, December 7, 2017, 12:00 AM

Winning CECAFA not my top priority, claims Amavubi coach

TodayGroup ATanzania Vs Zanzibar 1pmRwanda Vs Libya 3pmGroup BEthiopia Vs Burundi 2pm After seeing his side suffer two back-to-back defeats in the ongoing CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup, Amavubi head coach Anthony Hey has revised his targets. Before the start of the tournament, Hey had declared he...

Thursday, December 7, 2017, 12:00 AM

CSK pull out of basketball league

Former national basketball league giants Cercle Sportif de Kigali (CSK) have pulled out of the 2017/2018 league championship, Times Sport has learnt. According to the club’s secretary general, Jean Luc Mugabo, the executive committee decided to take one season off to build a financially...

Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 12:00 AM

IPRC-South eye first hoops league title

SaturdayEspoir 59-64 IPRC-SouthPatriots 82-66 UGBIPRC-Kigali 81-84 APR RWANDA national basketball championship side Integrated Polytechnic Regional Center (IPRC-South) have set themselves an ambitious target of winning the first league title in 2017/2018 season. The Southern Province-based IPRC,...

Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 12:00 AM

Patriots dismiss reports of signing Ruhezamihigo

PATRIOTS Basketball Club have refuted reports that Rwandan international Hamza Ruhezamihigo has joined the club for the 2017/2018 season. The point-guard was part of Patriots’ roaster that finished second at the just concluded FIBA Africa Zone V Club Championships in Kampala, Uganda, which...

Thursday, October 12, 2017, 12:00 AM

CAHB Champions: APR to start quest against Espérance de Tunis

October 20 Esperance (Tun)           Vs      APR (Rwa) 10am October 21 APR (Rwa)             Vs     Caiman (CGO) 2pm October 22 APR (...

Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 12:00 AM

CAHB league: APR eye quarter final finish

APR handball club will be looking to at least reach the quarter-finals when they make their debut at the forthcoming CAHB Africa Champions League in Hammamet, Tunisia.  The 39th edition of the annual continental competition is scheduled for October 19-31 in Hammamet, north-east of...

Friday, October 6, 2017, 12:00 AM

FIBA Africa Zone V: Patriots face ABC in quarter-finals

Today Men, quarter-finals Patriots      Vs  ABC                2pm KPA            Vs  Savio      ...

Thursday, October 5, 2017, 12:00 AM

FIBA Africa Zone 5: APR face UCU after Equity defeat

TodaySelected fixturesWomenUCU vs APR 12pmMenPatriots vs ABC 2pmWednesday, womenEquity 61-51 APRKCCA 139-35 HorseedDon Bosco 43-92 KPA APR women basketball club’s boat at the ongoing FIBA Africa Zone 5 Club Championship sunk even deeper Wednesday afternoon. The military side lost 51-61 to Kenya’s...

Thursday, October 5, 2017, 12:00 AM

Team Rwanda not invited for Grand Prix Chantal Biya 2017

TEAM Rwanda Cycling, the national cycling team, will not be taking part in the forthcoming Grand Prix Chantal Biya race scheduled for October 11-15 in Cameroon, Times Sport has learnt. Rwanda Cycling Federation, FERWACY, has revealed that organisers of the cycling event denied...

Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 12:00 AM

Patriots, APR suffer defeats at FIBA Africa Zone V Club Championships

Today WomenDon Bosco vs KPA - 2pmKCCA vs  Horsed - 4pmEquity vs APR - 6pm Tuesday - Selected results MenCity Oilers 77-73 Patriots WomenKPA 5-51 APR After losing 75-51 to defending champions KPA on Tuesday, APR Women’s basketball club will be seeking for a...

Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 12:00 AM

APR beat Tz side in FIBA-Africa Zone 5

TodayMen: Group ASavio Vs Hasawa City 12pmPatriots Vs City Oilers 6pm Group BGondar City Vs ABC 2pmKPA Vs Betway Power 8pm WomenDon Bosco Vs UCU 8amHorseed Vs Equity 10amAPR Vs KPA 4pm Monday: WomenAPR 84-74 Don Bosco APR women’s basketball club overcame Tanzania’s Don Bosco 84-74...

Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 12:00 AM

Patriots begin FIBA-African Zone 5 title bid with big win

Today: MenABC (Tz) Vs KPA (Ken) 8am Patriots Vs Savio (Tz) 12pmCity Oilers (Ug) vs Hawasa City (Eth) 6pmBetway Power (Ug) Vs Gondar City (Eth) 8pm WomenAPR Vs Don Bosco (Tz) 10amKCCA (Ug) Vs Equity (Ken) 2pmUCU (Ug) Vs KPA (Ken) 4pm Sunday, selected results Men: Group AHawusa 43-110 Patriots...

Monday, October 2, 2017, 12:00 AM