Gasabo, Unity FC banned from 2nd Div. League

Second division league sides Gasabo United FC and Unity FC have been handed a one-year ban by local football governing body, FERWAFA, ruling them out of the 2016/2017 season. The ban was upheld during FERWAFA’s Extra-Ordinary General Assembly held on September 17-18 at La Palme hotel in...

Tuesday, September 20, 2016, 12:00 AM

Taekwondo Ambassador’s Cup set for September 10

The 4th edition of the annual Taekwondo Ambassador’s Cup Championship will be staged on September 10-11 at Amahoro Indoor Stadium in Remera, according to organizers, the Rwanda Taekwondo Federation. RTF secretary general Placide Bagabo said, “Our target is to always improve the level...

Thursday, August 25, 2016, 12:00 AM

Habiyambere eyes Rwanda Open title

RWANDA’s leading tennis star Dieudonne Habiyambere is keen to win the 2016 Rwanda Open Tennis Championships, scheduled for mid September. The third edition of Rwanda Open, to take place at Amahoro stadium courts, is the first since 2001. It is expected to attract top tennis players from...

Thursday, August 18, 2016, 12:00 AM

Mukura approve Rwf159m budget for 2016/17 season

National Football League side Mukura Victory Sports have approved Rwf 159,622,229 budget for the upcoming 2016/2017 season. The budget was passed during the club's general assembly on Sunday in Huye District. The budget is an increase from Rwf 156,345,585 for the Huye-based giants who finished...

Wednesday, August 17, 2016, 12:00 AM

Kirehe FC planning for life in topflight league

Newly promoted Kirehe FC are aware of the fact that adapting to life in the national football league will take some time but are keen to put up a spirited fight and prove they deserved to be in the topflight division. This is according to the club president Celestin Habanabakize, who spoke to...

Sunday, August 14, 2016, 12:00 AM

Women football league second round starts

Today Golden Generation vs Les Lionnes 1:45pmBugesera vs Inyemera Gakenke vs Rambura THE Second round of the national women football league gets underway today with three matches scheduled on match-day 10 of the 2015/2016 season. While record eight-time reigning champions and table...

Saturday, August 13, 2016, 12:00 AM

Tennis: Rwanda Open moved to September

THE 2016 Rwanda Open Tennis Championship has been moved to September 15-25 at Amahoro stadium courts. The event, which was initially scheduled for August 22-28 will attract tennis stars from all regional countries. The development was confirmed on Tuesday by Rwanda Tennis Federation (RTF)...

Wednesday, August 3, 2016, 12:00 AM

Bayisenge in talks with Moroccan club KAC Kenitra

Rwanda international Emery Bayisenge is set to travel to Morocco to complete talks for a possible move to Moroccan Premier League side KAC Kenitra, Times Sport has learnt. Bayisenge, 21, was a key figure in the Rwandan side that reached the quarter-finals of the African Nations Championship (CHAN...

Tuesday, August 2, 2016, 12:00 AM

Athletics: Muhitira wins Giro di Castelbuono in Italy

Top three Felicien Muhitira (Rwa) 31:00:01Yemaneberhan Crippa (Ita) 31:00:19Thomas James Lokomwa (Ken) 31:00:31 Rwanda’s Felicien Muhitira started his career in Italy on a high after shocking strong opposition to win the 10,000m race at the 91st Giro di Castelbuono on Tuesday. He is...

Friday, July 29, 2016, 12:00 AM

Hakizimana unveiled by APR FC

Rwanda international Muhajiri Hakizimana was among the nine players unveiled on Tuesday by league champions APR FC, despite earlier reports that the former Mukura VS midfielder had joined another league side, AS Kigali. The 22-year-old attacking midfielder signed for the City of Kigali-sponsored...

Friday, July 29, 2016, 12:00 AM

Eldoret to host 2016 FESSSA Games

The Federation of East Africa Secondary Schools Sports Associations (FEASSSA), in conjunction with Kenya’s Ministry of Education, have nominated the Kenyan city of Eldoret to host the 2016 edition of Brookside FEASSSA Games. The regional post-primary games are scheduled for August 25 to...

Thursday, July 28, 2016, 12:00 AM

Kasirye in $90,000 move to Motema Pembe

Rayon Sports FC striker Davis Kasirye has completed his move to DR Congo’s Daring Club Motema Pembe for a reported $90,000 transfer fee. The Uganda international signed a two-year contract. Kasirye’s move to Mopema Pembe was confirmed by Rayon Sports secretary general, Olivier Gakwaya...

Thursday, July 28, 2016, 12:00 AM

[VIDEO & PHOTOS]: Rwanda stun Algeria to reach quarter-finals

Wednesday Rwanda            53-40        Algeria DR Congo        120-65      Benin Uganda             73-89        Tunisia Mali                   91-39        Gabon Rwanda U-18 basketball team upset Algeria in a hard fought 53-40 victory to advance to quarter-finals in the ongoing FIBA Africa...

Thursday, July 28, 2016, 12:00 AM

Muvunyi tipped to win medal at Rio Games

The National Paralympics Committee-Rwanda (NPC) president has tipped Hermas Cliff Muvunyi to win a medal at the 2016 Paralympic Games slated for September 7-18 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Former world champion Muvunyi (Men’s 800m T-46 category) will represent the country in both the 400m and...

Thursday, July 21, 2016, 12:00 AM

Mutokambali rallies fans ahead of major tourney

The National U-18 men’s basketball team head coach Moise Mutokambali has appealed to Rwandans to show strong support to his boys during the upcoming 2016 Fiba Under-18 African championship. This year’s edition of the biannual junior African Men’s Basketball Championship (U-...

Wednesday, July 20, 2016, 12:00 AM

U-18 basketball team beat PJB Goma in friendlies

RWANDA’s U-18 men’s basketball team defeated PJB Goma of DR Congo in two warm-up games played over the weekend ahead of the forthcoming FIBA U18 African Championship, set for July 22-31 in Kigali. Moise Mutokambali’s boys won the first game 82-45 on Saturday before completing the...

Tuesday, July 19, 2016, 12:00 AM

Africa's first all-black women pro cycling team to be formed

A total of 13 female riders are currently training at the Musanze-based Africa Rising Cycling Center (ARCC) as they are prepare to form the continent’s first all-black female professional cycling team. The development was confirmed to Times Sport on Monday by Kimberly Coasts, the ARCC and...

Tuesday, July 19, 2016, 12:00 AM

Rwanda cyclists set for debut in Grand Prix of Wales

TodayAbergavenny - Grosmont - Abergavenny (185.85km) RWANDA international quartet of riders makes debut in the annual Grand Prix of Wales today, one of the national series of major events on the British cycling calendar. The race also marks the end of the 2016 Abergavenny Festival of Cycling. The...

Sunday, July 17, 2016, 12:00 AM

Rwanda U18 hoops team face PJB Goma in friendly

TodayRwanda U18 vs PJB Goma 5pm SundayRwanda U18 vs PJB Goma 4pm Rwanda U18 men’s basketball team have lined up two warm-up games against PJB Goma this weekend as head coach Moise Mutokambali makes final adjustments ahead of the upcoming FIBA Under-18 Men’s Africa Basketball...

Saturday, July 16, 2016, 12:00 AM

[VIDEO & PHOTOS]: Africa has a lot of potential, says NBA star Biyombo

Wednesday Patriots All-Star   65-53     Biyombo All-Star U18 Team              62-65     IPRC-Kigali There is hope and potential. It’s just a matter of the young talent to grasp the basketball fundamentals. Biyombo poses with referees Sauveur Ruhamiriza and Desire Zigama on  Wednesday. (All...

Friday, July 15, 2016, 12:00 AM

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