CAT meeting kicks off in Kigali

The Confederation of African Tennis (CAT) Annual General Meeting starts this morning at Hotel des Mille Collines in Kigali. This is the first time CAT annual general meeting (AGM) has been held in Rwanda. Organised by the African tennis governing body, in conjunction with Rwanda Tennis Federation...

Thursday, April 26, 2018, 11:42 PM

Over 8000 to take part in Kigali Peace Marathon

More than 8000 athletes are expected to take part in the Kigali International Peace Marathon, according to Jean-Pierre Ndacyayisenga, the technical director of the Rwanda Athletics Federation (RAF). The 14th edition of the annual race is scheduled for May 20. Unlike previous editions where...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 10:21 PM

Basketball league: Patriots skipper cautions teammates as title race hots up

Rwanda national basketball team skipper Aristide Mugabe has challenged his Patriots teammates to up their game as the Star Times Basketball National League reaches a crucial stage. The 30-year-old point-guard made the appeal in an interview with Times Sport yesterday. Patriots thrashed struggling...

Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 11:04 PM

Cycling: Ndayisenga, Uwizeye off to France

Two-time Tour du Rwanda champion Valens Ndayisenga and Jean-Claude Uwizeye left the country on Saturday night to France, where they were due to join their new club Pays Olonne Cycliste Côte de Lumière.  Pays Olonne Cycliste Côte de Lumière (POCCL) is a professional cycling club affiliated to...

Sunday, April 22, 2018, 11:36 PM

Team Rwanda cyclists start quest for glory at Tour du Senegal

Today Stage 1 (Dakar – Thies) 143km Team Rwanda, the National Cycling Team will start their quest for medals at the 17th Tour du Senegal today in the country’s capital – Dakar. The annual race, part of the UCI Africa Tour, paces off this morning, with cyclists competing in the...

Sunday, April 22, 2018, 12:07 AM

Confederation Cup: Rayon draw Gor Mahia, Young Africans

RAYON Sports have been drawn in Group D alongside regional titans, Young Africans of Tanzania and Gor Mahia of Kenya. Algerian side USM Algiers is the fourth member of the pool. The Azam Rwanda Premier League champions Rayon was handed the three group opponents during a draw ceremony held at the...

Saturday, April 21, 2018, 6:01 PM

Espoir battle REG in basketball league

Today UGB Vs APR 6pm Espoir Vs REG 8pm Saturday Men Patriots Vs Rusizi 1pm Women The Hoops Vs IPRC- South 3pm Star Times national basketball league side Espoir take on champions REG today at Amahoro indoors stadium hoping to be the first side to defeat them twice this season. The five...

Thursday, April 19, 2018, 11:34 PM

U19 AFCON Qualifiers: Kenya fly in today ahead of CAF tie against Junior Wasps

Kenya National U20 Team Rising Stars, is expected in Kigali this afternoon ahead of Saturday’s second-leg clash against Junior Wasps in qualifiers of the 2019 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations. According to Football Kenya Federation, the team lands at Kigali International Airport at 3:10...

Thursday, April 19, 2018, 11:21 AM

Basketball: Struggling UGB take on APR

UNITED Generation Basketball (UGB) will be hoping they can pull off a rare win against rivals APR when the two sides face-off on Friday at Amahoro indoor stadium. After twelve games played, youthful UGB are seventh on the eight-team league table with 15 points, from three victories and nine losses...

Thursday, April 19, 2018, 1:59 AM

Hadi to participate in Tour du Senegal

Former national cycling team captain Janvier Hadi is set for his first international appearance since 2016 when Team Rwanda takes part in the 17th edition of Tour du Senegal that runs from April 22-29. Team Rwanda Cycling will be making its second appearance at the annual 2.2 UCI category race....

Thursday, April 19, 2018, 12:49 AM

Rayon Sports fans bullish ahead of CAF tie

Rayon Sports fans are confident their team has what it takes to avoid an upset when they take on Costa do Sol in Maputo tonight. The ‘Blues’ overpowered the Mozambican side in a resounding 3-0 victory in the first-leg on March 6 in KIgali two weeks ago. The 8-time Rwandan champions,...

Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 8:37 AM

Habiyambere eyes tennis memorial title

Rwanda’s top seed Ernest Habiyambere is keen on putting up a commanding performance to reclaim the Tennis Memorial Tournament that runs from June 8-16 in Kigali. The 20-year old won the 2016 edition but failed to impress last year, after he was eliminated in the semi-finals by...

Tuesday, April 17, 2018, 1:45 AM

Commonwealth Games: Uwizeye finishes 21st in cycling

Top three 1. Steele Von Hoff (Australia) – 3:57:01 2.  Jonathan Mould (Wales) – 3:5701 3. Clint Hendricks (South Africa) – 3:57:01 Team Rwanda 21.  Jean Claude Uwizeye – 3:57:58 23. Didier Munyaneza – 3:58:00 24. Bonaventure...

Sunday, April 15, 2018, 12:26 AM

Rwanda to host Confederation of African Tennis meet

Rwanda will host the Confederation of African Tennis annual general assembly for the first time, according to the Rwanda Tennis Federation. The two-day continental meeting is scheduled for April 27-28 at Hotel de Mille Collines. Kassim Ntageruka, president of the Rwanda Tennis Federation told...

Sunday, April 15, 2018, 12:24 AM

C’wealth Games: Nizeyimana to race in 42km race today

Long distance runner Alexis Nizeyimana will race in the men’s full-marathon this morning at the XXI Commonwealth Games in Australia. The 27 year- old is Rwanda’s sole representative in the 42km race, which will be contested by 25 athletes from 14 different countries. Nizeyimana told...

Sunday, April 15, 2018, 12:16 AM

Rwanda will bid to host world cycling championship – Bayingana

Aimable Bayingana, who has led the cycling federation for the last 11 years was recently elected for a 3rd four year term unopposed but despite the overwhelming confidence in his abilities, he is adamant that he won’t rest on his laurels but work harder to develop the sport in the country....

Friday, April 13, 2018, 11:55 PM

Basketball: Coach Mwiseneza names provisional squad for WC qualifiers

Rwanda basketball team head coach Maxime Mwiseneza has named a provisional 39-man squad to start preparations ahead of the 2019 World Cup Qualifiers set for June 30-July 1 in Nigeria. The team will start non-residential training tomorrow at Amahoro National Stadium in the capital Kigali with...

Friday, April 13, 2018, 10:46 PM

Commonwealth Games: Rwandan riders look to impress in road race

TEAM Rwanda cyclists will be up against some of the world’s best in the road race of the Commonwealth Games which draw to a close tomorrow. The 168km race will attract 116 riders from 34 countries, ten of whom are from African countries. Joseph Areruya and Valens Ndayisenga finished in 13th...

Friday, April 13, 2018, 10:43 PM

Kayiranga on scouting drive ahead of CECAFA women tournament

NEWLY appointed head coach of the national women’s senior football team, Jean-Baptiste Kayiranga, is on a nationwide scouting mission to look for players that can make the team that will be challenging for CECAFA Women Challenge Cup. The tournament runs from May 11-22 and will attract teams...

Friday, April 13, 2018, 10:40 PM

Rwanda to debut at World Chanbara Championship

RWANDA will for the first time take part in World Chanbara Championship that takes place in December in Tokyo, Japan. Benjamin Nyirimbabazi, who heads the Rwanda Chanbara Federation, confirmed the development to Times Sport yesterday. Chanbara is the latest entrant into the Rwanda sports...

Friday, April 13, 2018, 12:00 AM