17 teams set for Tour du Rwanda

Nov. 12: Prologue: 3.3kmNov. 13: Stage 1 Kigali-Huye 120.3kmNov. 14: Stage 2 Nyanza- Rubavu 180kmNov. 15: Stage 3 Rubavu-Musanze 95kmNov. 16: Stage 4 Musanze-Nyamata 121kmNov. 17: Stage 5 Nyamata-Rwamagana 93.1kmNov. 18: Stage 6 Kayonza-Kigali 86.3kmNov. 19: Stage 7 Kigali-Kigali 120km RWANDA...

Monday, September 4, 2017, 12:00 AM

Afrobasket 2017: Rwanda’s coach Mutokambali wary of Tunisia

Rwanda national team head coach Moise Mutokambali has admitted that his team hosts Tunisia pose the biggest challenge to his team’s hopes of toping Group C at the upcoming FIBA Afrobasket Championships slated for September 6-16. For the first time, Africa’s biggest basketball...

Sunday, September 3, 2017, 12:00 AM

Volleyball league: Men’s playoff finals postponed

Sept. 3 Women’s finals, Game 1APR vs RRA 3pm Men’s 3rd placeAPR vs IPRC- South 3pm Rwanda Volleyball Federation (FRVB) has postponed the Men’s league playoff finals between Gisagara and Kirehe from September 2 to 9. However, Game 1 of the Women’s finals between holders...

Saturday, September 2, 2017, 12:00 AM

Mukura begin pre-season training

Azam Rwanda Premier League side Mukura Victory Sports kicked off their pre-season training this week in preparation for the 2017/2018 season, which starts on September 29. Under new head coach Francis Haringingo, the Huye-based club converged for the first time on Monday.  “I...

Friday, September 1, 2017, 12:00 AM

AS Kigali sign midfielder Niyonzima from Mukura

AS Kigali have continued their spending spree with the addition of Rwanda international midfielder, Ally Niyonzima from Mukura on a two-year contract. The former Mukura captain completed his transfer to coach Eric Nshimiyimana’s side on Wednesday afternoon for a reported Rwf18million...

Friday, September 1, 2017, 12:00 AM

Omborenga signs two-year contract with APR FC

Rwanda international Fitina Omborenga has inked a two-year contract with APR FC, a deal that will keep him at the military club until the end of the 2018/2019 campaign. The development was confirmed to Times Sport on Wednesday by APR head coach Jimmy Mulisa, who expressed his...

Thursday, August 31, 2017, 12:00 AM

Women's cycling team get head coach

Team Rwanda Cycling has appointed American Tarah Cole as the head coach for women’s cycling team and to take charge of female cyclists in the country. Cole is also expected to scout, identify and train local women cyclists to eventually move to an all-African women’s professional team currently...

Thursday, August 31, 2017, 12:00 AM

APR in talks with KCCA defender Rukundo

APR FC are in advanced talks to sign right-back defender Denis Rukundo from Uganda Premier League champions, Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA), Times Sport has learnt. According to a reliable source within APR, the club and player are close to agreeing personal terms and what will...

Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 12:00 AM

Afrobasket: National team eye quarter-final finish

The national basketball team (men) has set an ambitious target of reaching the quarter-finals of the upcoming FIBA African Basketball Championship (Afrobasket) slated for September 6-16 in Senegal and Tunisia. Rwanda was given a wild card by FIBA Africa to compete at this year’s Afrobasket...

Monday, August 28, 2017, 12:00 AM

Sibomana in injury blow

Rwanda international Patrick ‘Papy’ Sibomana has suffered a right-foot injury barely three weeks after joining the Belarus Premier League side Shakhtyor Soligorsk. The 20-year-old forward picked up a bad injury on Sunday during a clash against league archrivals Dinamo Brest. The two...

Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 12:00 AM

Hoops team to hold final preparations in Tunisia

THE national basketball team (men) will hold a week-long boot camp in Tunisia as part of final preparations for the upcoming African Basketball Championship. The development was confirmed to Times Sport by the head coach Moise Mutokambali in an exclusive interview on Monday. The 2017 Men’s...

Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 12:00 AM

Cycling team shift focus to Tour of Ethiopia

The national cycling team (Team Rwanda) will be looking to use the experience gained from competing in the Colorado Classic as they seek to register good performance at the upcoming Meles Zenawi for Green Development Race in Ethiopia. The 2.2 UCI category race will take place from August 28 to...

Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 12:00 AM

CHAN: Hey hails players despite disappointment

SaturdayRwanda 2-0 Uganda (Agg. 2-3) Amavubi head coach registered his first win in a competitive match as his team defeated archrivals Uganda Cranes 2-0 in the 2018 CHAN third qualifying round, second leg on Saturday at Kigali Stadium. But it was not enough as Rwanda missed out on a ticket to...

Monday, August 21, 2017, 12:00 AM

PHOTOS: Uganda end Rwanda’s CHAN dreams

SaturdayRwanda 2-0 Uganda (Agg. 2-3) Rwanda have failed to qualify for the 2018 African Nations Championship finals despite beating Uganda 2-0 in the final qualification round second leg on Saturday at Kigali Stadium. Uganda Cranes qualify on a 3-2 goal aggregate following a 3-0 win in the first...

Sunday, August 20, 2017, 12:00 AM

Amavubi in a do-or-die clash against Uganda

Today  Second legRwanda vs Uganda (0-3) 3:30pm RWANDA national football team (Amavubi) will need to score three or more goals without conceding when they face Uganda in the second leg of the CHAN 2018 third round qualifiers at Kigali Stadium today to stand a chance of reaching the finals...

Saturday, August 19, 2017, 12:00 AM

Muhitira's rise from humble beginnings to stardom

Athletics is one of the relatively popular sports in Rwanda but the sport has produced some good athletes, who have carried high the national flag at different regional, continental and international competitions over the years. The likes of Mathias Ntawulikuri, Dieudonne Disi, Marciana...

Saturday, August 19, 2017, 12:00 AM

Level 1 tennis coaching course starts in Kigali

Jean-Pierre Nshimiyimana is one of only two tennis coaches with a Level 1 coaching budge in Rwanda. / File A total 60 participants are attending an ITF Coaching Beginner & Intermediate Players course (Level 1), the first for local trainers since 2005, which started on Wednesday and will...

Friday, August 18, 2017, 12:00 AM

Muhitira, Hakizimana hailed after Brazzaville triumph

RWANDA Athletics Federation (RAF) has applauded middle distance runners Félicien Muhitira and Jean Hakizimana after their heroic performance at the 14th Semi-marathon International de Brazzaville in the Republic of Congo on Monday. The 22-year-old track and field runner won the half...

Thursday, August 17, 2017, 12:00 AM

Level 1 tennis coaching course starts in Kigali

A total 60 participants are attending an ITF Coaching Beginner & Intermediate Players course (Level 1), the first for local trainers since 2005, which started on Wednesday and will run until August 26 at Amahoro Stadium. A total 60 participants are attending an ITF Coaching Beginner &...

Thursday, August 17, 2017, 12:00 AM

Rwandan teams depart for FEASSSA Games

Rwandan school teams will leave for Uganda today to represent the country at the 17th regional post-primary games, also known as FESSSA Games. The 21 teams convened at IPRC- Kigali Tuesday evening where they were briefed and flagged off by the Minister for Education, Papias...

Wednesday, August 16, 2017, 12:00 AM