Patriots eye first FIBA Africa Zone V title

Rwanda’s Patriots basketball club have set themselves an ambitious target of winning this year’s FIBA Africa Zone V Club Championship as their third attempt. The week-long tournament starts on Sunday and will run until October 7 at Lugogo Indoor Arena in Kampala, Uganda. Rwanda is...

Sunday, October 1, 2017, 12:00 AM

IPRC-South withdraw from FIBA Zone V Club Championships

IPRC-South have withdrawn from this year’s FIBA Africa Zone 5 Club Championship, which is slated for October 1-7 at Lugogo Indoor Arena in Kampala, Uganda. The Huye-based league outfit, one of three teams that were meant to represent Rwanda at the regional tournament, pulled out two days...

Saturday, September 30, 2017, 12:00 AM

Ndayisenga to lead Team Rwanda Cycling at Chantal Biya Grand Prix

Two-time and reigning Tour du Rwanda champion Valens Ndayisenga will lead Team Rwanda at this year’s Grand Prix Chantal Biya race, which is scheduled for October 11-15 in Cameroon. The annual Grand Prix Chantal Biya will be running for the 17th consecutive time since the first edition in...

Saturday, September 30, 2017, 12:00 AM

Handball: Bagirishya names APR squad for Champions League preps

Group A: Esperance (Tunisia), Caiman (Congo-Brazzaville), FAP (Cameroon), APR (Rwanda) Group B: Zamalek (Egypt), W. Samara (Morocco), Red Star (Ivory Coast), Phoenix (Gabon), Ettihad (Libya) Group C: Al Ahly (Egypt), Hammamet (Tunisia), Fanz (Cameroon), HC Oca (DRC), Al Ahly (Libya...

Friday, September 29, 2017, 12:00 AM

RRA unfreeze Mukura bank accounts

Life is back to normal at Azam Premier League side Mukura Victory Sports after the club’s bank accounts were unfrozen by Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA).  The development follows threats by Mukura to pull out of the 2017/2018 season, which starts this weekend. The Huye-based Azam Rwanda...

Thursday, September 28, 2017, 12:00 AM

Bayisenge joins JS El Massira in Morocco

RWANDA international Emery Bayisenge has crossed from Moroccan second division side Athletic Club to archrivals Jeunesse sportive El Massira (JSM) on a one-year contract subject to renewal. The former Isonga and APR FC central defender, joins JS El Massira after one year with their biggest...

Thursday, September 28, 2017, 12:00 AM

APR handball team drawn in Group A Africa Champions League

Group A: Esperance (Tunisia), Caiman (Congo-Brazzaville), FAP (Cameroon), APR (Rwanda) Group B: Zamalek (Egypt), W. Samara (Morocco), Red Star (Ivory Coast), Phoenix (Gabon), Ettihad (Libya) Group C: Al Ahly (Egypt), Hammamet (Tunisia), Fanz (Cameroon), HC Oca (DRC), Al Ahly (Libya) APR handball...

Thursday, September 28, 2017, 12:00 AM

Hoops: IPRC- South set for regional championship debut

RWANDA National Basketball League side IPRC- South will be seeking to put up a memorable performance in Kampala as the club makes its debut at the FIBA Africa Zone 5 Club Championship, which is scheduled for October 1-7 at Lugogo Indoor Arena in Kampala, Uganda.  Uganda’s City Oilers (...

Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 12:00 AM

Mukura bank accounts frozen over unpaid taxes

With less than a week to the start of the 2017/2018 football season, Azam Rwanda Premier League side Mukura Victory Sports’ bank accounts have been frozen by Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) over unpaid taxes. The development, which will leave Mukura fans in disbelief, was revealed by the club...

Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 12:00 AM

Muhitira finishes 5th in France marathon

Sunday Lion half-marathon, top five1. Wilson Kiprono (Kenya) – 1:00:572. Dominic Kiptarus (Kenya) – 1:01:073. Masresha Be Bisetegn (Ethiopia) – 1:01:484. Nathan Ayeko (Uganda) – 1:01:505. Felicien Muhitira (Rwanda) – 1:01:56 This year’s Le Lion Semi Marathon...

Monday, September 25, 2017, 12:00 AM

PHOTOS: Byukusenge turns focus to Tour du Rwanda

Elite Men, top three 1. Patrick Byukusenge - 4:39:052. Jean Bosco Nsengimana - 4:39:053. Didier Munyaneza - 4:39:05 Women, top three 1. Xaverine Nirere - 2:53:302. Magnifique Manizabayo - 2:55:403. Jeanne d’Arc Girubuntu - 2:56:52 Men’s junior 1. Yves Nkurunziza - 2:24:272. Jean Eric Habimana -...

Monday, September 25, 2017, 12:00 AM

UCI Road Championship: Ndayisenga ends on low as Slovakia’s Sagan wins road race

Sunday Elite Men’s road race, top three 1. Peter Sagan (Slovakia) – 6:28:11 2. Alexander Kristoff (Norway) – 6:28:11 3. Michael Matthews (Australia) – 6:28:11 RWANDA’s representative at the 2017 UCI Road Championship in Bergen, Norway, Valens Ndayisenga ended his...

Monday, September 25, 2017, 12:00 AM

Benediction dominates dramatic Muhazi Challenge

Elite Men, top three 1. Patrick Byukusenge - 4:39:052. Jean Bosco Nsengimana - 4:39:053. Didier Munyaneza - 4:39:05 Women, top three 1. Xaverine Nirere - 2:53:302. Magnifique Manizabayo - 2:55:403. Jeanne d’Arc Girubuntu - 2:56:52 Men’s junior 1. Yves Nkurunziza - 2:24:272. Jean Eric...

Sunday, September 24, 2017, 12:00 AM

Rwanda Cycling Cup continues with Muhazi Challenge race

TodayWomen & Juniors - 9am (91km)Elite Men & U23 - 9am (175km) This year’s Rwanda Cycling Cup resumes on Saturday with the Muhazi Challenge, the second race in the month of September after the Central Challenge held a fortnight ago. Gasore Hategeka is the Muhazi Challenge defending...

Saturday, September 23, 2017, 12:00 AM

Athletics: Muhitira set for 4 races in France

SundayLe Lion Semi Marathon International – 21km Oct.1Charles ville Mézières – 23km Oct.820 km de Paris – 20km Oct.23Marseille-Cassis – 20km Rwanda international long distance runner Felicien Muhitira departed for France Thursday evening where he is set to compete in four races between...

Saturday, September 23, 2017, 12:00 AM

Mugisha, Areruya set for U23 men’s road race in Norway

TodayJunior women – 76.4 km (47.5 miles), 10:05amUnder-23 men – 191km (118.7 miles), 1:15pmSAMUEL Mugisha and Joseph Areruya will be up against the world’s U23 best riders as the duo hit the road at the ongoing UCI Road World Championships on Friday afternoon in the U-23 Men’s road race in Bergen...

Friday, September 22, 2017, 12:00 AM

Patriots coach unveils squad for FIBA Zone V

PATRIOTS Basketball Club coach Henry Mwinuke has named his provisional squad for the upcoming FIBA Africa Zone V Club Championships scheduled to take place from October 1 to 7 at Lugogo Indoor Arena in Kampala, Uganda. Rwanda will be represented by three teams, Patriots and IPRC- South...

Thursday, September 21, 2017, 12:00 AM

Ndayisenga finishes 52nd in ITT at UCI World Championships

Wednesday Elite men’s ITT, top three1. Tom Dumoulin (Netherlands) - 0:44:412. Primoz Roglic (Slovenia) – 0:45:383. Chris Froome (Great Britain) – 0:46:02 Africa49. Willem Jakobus Smit (South Africa) – 0:50:0852. Valens Ndayisenga (Rwanda) – 0:50:4659. Meron Teshome (...

Thursday, September 21, 2017, 12:00 AM

Rayon Sports beat Etincelles to win inaugural FEZA Cup

WednesdayEtincelles 0-2 Rayon Sports AZAM Rwanda Premier League champions, Rayon Sports defeated league rivals Etincelles FC 2-0 to win first edition of FEZA Cup on Wednesday afternoon at Umuganda Stadium in Rubavu. FEZA Bet, a sports betting company, sponsors both clubs. The game was organized...

Thursday, September 21, 2017, 12:00 AM

UCI Road World Champs: Rwanda’s Ndayisenga starts quest in ITT today

African entries in ITT Today, 2:47pmValens Ndayisenga (Rwa) Today, 3:23pmMeron Teshome (Eri) Today, 3:27:30pmSmit Willem Jakobus (SA) RWANDA international cyclist Valens Ndayisenga will begin his quest at the ongoing UCI Road World Championships on Wednesday afternoon...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 12:00 AM