Patriots beat REG to win hoops playoff finals

SaturdayMen’s finals: Game 4REG 52-56 Patriots Third place: Game 3Espoir 80-73 IPRC- Kigali FridayMen’s finals: Game 3Patriots 74-64 REG Women’s finals: Game 4IPRC- South 66-68 APR PATRIOTS were on Saturday night crowned champions of the 2017 basketball playoffs after...

Monday, July 31, 2017, 12:00 AM

Rwandan schools gear up for FEASSSA Games

Rwanda Schools Sports Federation (RSSF) has announced 21 teams that will represent the country at the 17th regional post-primary games, also known FEASSSA. This year’s edition is scheduled to take place from August 14 to 27 in Gulu, Northern Uganda. Eldoret, Kenya, hosted the 16th edition...

Saturday, July 29, 2017, 12:00 AM

Sunrise FC coach urged to aim for top-four finish

Azam Rwanda Premier League side Sunrise FC has tasked new head coach Alphonse Gatera to lead the Nyagatare-based club to a top four-finish next season. Alphonse Gatera. The former Rwanda international, who is coming from second division side Rwamagana City FC, has been offered a one-year...

Saturday, July 29, 2017, 12:00 AM

Patriots coach says Game 3 is a must-win  

FridayWomen, Game 4 IPRC-South vs APR 6pmAPR lead series 2-1 Men, Game 3REG vs Patriots 8pmSeries tied at 1-1 Following two consecutive failed attempts to win the basketball playoffs finals title, Patriots head coach Henry Mwinuke has challenged his players to make a breakthrough this time round...

Friday, July 28, 2017, 12:00 AM

Malian striker Tamboura joins Rayon

Rayon Sports on Thursday welcomed Malian striker Alassane Tamboura as the club’s latest signing from the West African country. According to Rayon Sports secretary general, Olivier Gakwaya, the 21-year-old will have a “few days” to train with his soon-to-be teammates before...

Friday, July 28, 2017, 12:00 AM

Rwanda to face Madagascar in IHF tourney opener

August 1Group A Magascar vs Rwanda 6pmDR Congo vs Senegal 8pm Group BBenin vs Ethiopia 4pm RWANDA U20 men’s handball team will start the quest for the 2017 IHF Continental Phase – Africa glory against Madagascar on August 1 at Stade Amadou Barry. The five-day competition...

Thursday, July 27, 2017, 12:00 AM

Handball: Rwanda U20 team eye semis at continental show in Dakar

Rwanda men’s U20 national team have set an ambitious target of at least reaching the semi-finals of the upcoming IHF Continental Phase - Africa slated for August 1-5 in Dakar, Senegal. The team is currently in residential camp. The head coach, Antoinne Ntabanganyimana, revealed the...

Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 12:00 AM

REG fired up ahead of game three in playoff finals

FridayMen Game 3REG Vs Patriots 8pm Women Game 4IPRC- South Vs APR 6pm The reigning regular basketball league champions Rwanda Energy Group (REG) are optimistic to retain the lead in playoff games finals as they face Patriots in Game 3 of the best-of-five finals series this Friday at Amahoro...

Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 12:00 AM

Rwanda jump to 4th place in new UCI Africa ranking

Top five in Africa 1. Eritrea 1645 pts2. Morocco 1042.5 pts3. South Africa 973 pts4. Rwanda 614 pts5. Ethiopia 393 pts Rwanda has moved from the sixth to fourth place in the latest International Cycling Union ( UCI) Africa ranking.  It is a historic achievement for the national men’s...

Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 12:00 AM

USA Tour: Cycling team set for first race today

U.S. Tour:July 19-23: Cascade Cycling ClassicAugust 10-13: Colorado ClassicToday: Stage 1McKenzie Pass Road Race – 173kmJuly 20: Stage 2Robberson Ford Mazda Skyliners Time – 22.8kmJuly 21: StageRegence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon Cascade Lakes Road Race – 173kmJuly 22:...

Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 12:00 AM

FIBA 2017: Rwanda drawn in Group C

Group C: Rwanda, Tunisia, Equatorial Guinea and Cameroon Group A: Nigeria, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mali and Ivory Coast Group B: Angola, Central Africa, Morocco and Uganda Group D: Senegal, Mozambique, Egypt and South Africa Rwanda men’s senior national basketball team has been drawn in...

Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 12:00 AM

Patriots beat REG in Game 2 to level playoff finals series

Saturday, Game 2 MenPatriots 83-77 REG WomenIPRC-South 53-47 APR Men’s third place Game 1Espoir 89-84 IPRC- Kigali Friday Men: Game 1REG 82-75 Patriots WomenAPR 73-44 IPRC-South PATRIOTS Basketball Club bounced back from Friday’s Game1 defeat to beat rivals Rwanda Energy Group (...

Monday, July 17, 2017, 12:00 AM

FIBA Africa U16: Rwanda finish at the bottom of Group B

SaturdayGroup BMadagascar 95-87 Rwanda Rwanda U16 boys’ team suffered another loss, this time against Madagascar 95-87 to finish bottom of Group B at the ongoing FIBA U16 African Basketball Championships in Mauritius. Defeat was Rwanda’s third in a row after previous loses at hands of...

Sunday, July 16, 2017, 12:00 AM

U20 Handball team enters camp for continental showpiece

Rwanda U20 handball team coach Antoine Ntabanganyimana has summoned a provisional 18-player squad for residential camp, starting today, in Huye district to prepare for this year’s IHF Continental Phase – Africa tournament scheduled for August 1-5 in Dakar, Senegal. Rwanda qualified for...

Sunday, July 16, 2017, 12:00 AM

REG, Patriots lock horns as playoffs start

Today, Game 1MenREG vs Patriots 8pmWomenAPR vs IPRC- South 6pm It’s D-day in local basketball as giants Rwanda Energy Group (REG) and Patriots square off in Game 1 of the best-of-five playoffs final series on Friday night at Amahoro Indoor Stadium—the game starts at 8pm. This game...

Friday, July 14, 2017, 12:00 AM

Bahufite warns REG players ahead of hoops Playoff finals

Friday Game OneREG vs Patriots 8pm Rwanda Energy Group (REG) Basketball Club head coach Jean Bahufite has urged his players to be fully focused when they face rivals Patriots on Friday night in Game 1 of this year’s Playoffs best of five finals series at Amahoro Indoor Stadium....

Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 12:00 AM

International Gorilla Taekwondo Open moved to October

On the request of World Taekwondo Federation (WTF), the much anticipated 4th edition of International Gorilla Open Championship has been moved and rescheduled for October 6-8 in Kigali. Rwanda Taekwondo Federation (RTF) secretary general Placide Bagabo confirmed the development to Times Sport on...

Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 12:00 AM

FIBA Africa Zone V: National hoops face select team in warm up

Today Rwanda vs Select Team 6PM As part of the preparations for the upcoming FIBA African Zone V Championship due next week in Egypt, Rwanda men’s senior basketball team will this evening take on a select team of players from all league sides. The game is scheduled to kicks-off at...

Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 12:00 AM

Nine countries set for FIBA Zone V Championships

NINE countries have confirmed their participation in the upcoming 2017 FIBA Africa Zone V Championship scheduled for March 12-18 in Cairo, Egypt. Rwanda will be seeking to do well at the week-long regional competition and return to continental scene after missing out on the last two editions....

Sunday, March 5, 2017, 12:00 AM

National basketball team faces REG in warm-up game

Today Rwanda                vs            REG        6pm RWANDA Men’s senior national team takes on league side Rwanda Energy Group (REG) in...

Sunday, March 5, 2017, 12:00 AM

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