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

Rwanda drops to 123rd in FIFA rankings

Top three 1. Germany 2. Brazil 3. Belgium Africa 14. Tunisia 28. Senegal 38. DR Congo CECAFA region 74. Uganda 113. Kenya 123. Rwanda RWANDA senior men’s football team, Amavubi, has dropped eleven slots, from 112th as of last month to 123rd in the latest FIFA Rankings...

Thursday, April 12, 2018, 11:34 AM

100 players set to take part in taekwondo memorial tourney

The 2018 taekwondo memorial tournament will attract at least 100 participants, Times Sport has learned. The competition is held in honour of the memory of the over one million lives lost during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. The one-day tournament will be contested by taekwondo...

Thursday, April 12, 2018, 11:23 AM

100 players set to take part in taekwondo memorial tourney

The 2018 taekwondo memorial tournament will attract at least 100 participants, Times Sport has learned. The competition is held in honour of the memory of the over one million lives lost during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. The one-day tournament will be contested by taekwondo players from...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 10:59 PM

C’wealth Games: Ishimwe to race in 800 metres today

RWANDA international middle distance runner Alice Ishimwe will be marking her debut in Commonwealth Games this morning, competing in women’s 800m race.  The ongoing XXI Commonwealth Games started on April 4 and ends on Sunday at Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. Ishimwe, 20, is the...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 10:54 PM

Rayon Sports coach held in South Africa

RAYON Sports interim head coach Ivan Minneart is in police custody in South Africa, Times Sport has learned.  The Belgian-born traveled to South Africa on Monday where he was due to attend a hearing by Premier Soccer League (PSL) Dispute Resolution Chamber on Tuesday in Johannesburg where he...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 10:51 PM

Rayon Sports coach held in South Africa

Rayon Sports interim head coach Ivan Minneart is in police custody in South Africa, Times Sport has learned.  The Belgian-born traveled to South Africa on Monday where he was due to attend a hearing by Premier Soccer League (PSL) Dispute Resolution Chamber on Tuesday in Johannesburg where he...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 6:34 PM

REG eye Genocide memorial title

Basketball league leaders Rwanda Energy Group (REG) are confident they can retain this year’s Genocide Memorial Tournament (GMT) basketball tournament title. While Rwanda National Olympic and Sports Committee (RNOSC) is yet to release the schedule for this year’s memorial tournaments,...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 12:44 AM

Mwiseneza named national basketball team interim coach

RWANDA Basketball Federation (Ferwaba) has appointed Maxime Mwiseneza as interim head coach for the senior men’s national basketball team. Ferwaba’s secretary-general Richard Mutabazi confirmed the development to Times Sport yesterday. Aime Karim Nkusi was named assistant coach. The...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 12:41 AM

Commonwealth Games: Areruya finishes Africa's second best in men’s ITT

Top three 1. Cameron Meyer (Australia) – 48:13:04 2. Harry Tanfield (England) – 48:43:30 3. Hamish Bond (New Zealand) – 48:45:45 Rwandans 13. Joseph Areruya – 52:24:16 24: Valens Ndayisenga – 54:06:50 RWANDA international Joseph Areruya put up an inspiring...

Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 11:20 AM

Team Rwanda Cycling eye glory at Gold Coast

Team Rwanda Cycling today begins their bid for honors at the ongoing Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia. Tour du Rwanda winners Joseph Areruya and Valens Ndayisenga and youngster Didier Munyaneza are the three Rwandan riders that will compete in men the Individual Time Trial ( ITT)...

Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 12:58 AM

Race to Remember due June 6

CYCLING is one of the sporting disciplines that was devastated by the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, which claimed over one million lives in just a hundred days. As the country commemorates the Genocide, Rwanda Cycling Federation (Ferwacy) has not been left out. Cycling officials have said that...

Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 12:54 AM

Commonwealth Games 2018: Nyirarukondo in quest for podium finish in 10,000m

Today Women’s 1,500m Beatha Nishimwe – 11:35am Women’s 10,000m Salome Nyirarukundo – 12:35pm Sunday Men’s 5,000m Top three 1. Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei (Uganda) – 13:50:83 2. Mohammed Ahmed (Canada) – 13:52:78 3. Edward Pingua Zakayo (Kenya)...

Monday, April 9, 2018, 10:57 AM

Sports fraternity urged to honour Genocide victims

More than a million lives were lost in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, which affected all facets of society. Sport was no exception. Today, Rwanda is marking the Genocide for the 24th time. Officially, the mourning period ends on April 13 but commemoration activities will go on until July 3,...

Saturday, April 7, 2018, 4:13 AM

Patriots eye crucial win over IPRC in hoops league

Today Men IPRC- Kigali Vs Patriots (Amahoro Indoor Stadium, 8p.m) Women U18 National Team Vs APR; 6pm 2016 national basketball league champions Patriots will be looking to bounce back from last Friday’s surprise defeat to APR when they take on Integrated Polytechnic Regional Centre...

Friday, April 6, 2018, 12:39 AM

Cycling Team depart for Commonwealth Games

Team Rwanda Cycling and long distance runner Alexis Nizeyimana were set to depart from Kigali International Airport at this morning at 8a.m, ahead of the XXI Commonwealth Games slated for April 4-15 in Gold Coast, Queensland – Australia. The delegation was due to leave Kigali with a RwandAir...

Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 11:10 PM

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