It’s Now-or-Never as Rayon face Sundowns

SundayMamelodi vs Rayon Sports 7pm SS4 (Agg. 0-0) RAYON Sports will need a win or a scoring draw to oust South African giants Mamelodi Sundowns in CAF Champions League first round, second leg on Sunday evening at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria –starting at 7pm. Azam Rwanda Premier League...

Sunday, March 18, 2018, 12:00 AM

Kigali to host 8th FIFA Council Meeting

World football governing body, FIFA, has approved Rwandan capital – Kigali – as the host city for the eighth FIFA Council Meeting to be held on October 25-26. Kigali was confirmed on Friday during FIFA’s sixth meeting at the Agora Convention Centre in Bogotá, Colombia,...

Sunday, March 18, 2018, 12:00 AM

CAF Champions League: Rayon off to SA for Mamelodi clash

SundayMamelodi Vs Rayon 7pm Thierry Manzi will return to Rayon Sports starting line up after missing the first leg. File. RAYON Sports depart for South Africa on Saturday morning, at 9am, aboard a RwandaAir flight ahead of Sunday’s return-leg clash against Mamelodi Sundowns in the CAF...

Saturday, March 17, 2018, 12:00 AM

FERWAFA presidential aspirant Gen. Sekamana outlines priorities

As the March 31 Rwanda Football Association (FERWAFA) presidential elections draw closer, the leading candidate, Brig. Gen. (retired) Jean Damascène Sekamana, has outlined the five things he would focus on, if he beats his rival Louis Rurangirwa. Two candidates were approved last week to contest...

Saturday, March 17, 2018, 12:00 AM

Rwanda improve two places in FIFA ranking

RWANDA has jumped two slots in the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday in Zurich, Switzerland. Amavubi, now under interim coach Vincent Mashami, after the dramatic departure of Antoine Hey, improved from 114th position last month to 112th, despite not playing a single international match...

Friday, March 16, 2018, 12:00 AM

REG, APR clash as race for hoops league title hots up

TodayEspoir Vs Patriots 6pmREG Vs APR 8pm RWANDA Energy Group (REG) and APR face-off on Friday night in a highly-anticipated StarTimes National Basketball League game at Amahoro Indoor Stadium in Remera, as both teams seek to keep pressure on leaders Patriots. Patriots take on Espoir in the first...

Friday, March 16, 2018, 12:00 AM

Rayon duo dropped for Mamelodi showdown

Azam Rwanda Premier League champions Rayon Sports will face South African side Mamelodi Sundowns without the services of attacking midfielders Shassir Nahimana and Yassin Mugume. The development was confirmed by interim head coach Ivan Minneart in a media briefing on Wednesday evening. Burundi...

Friday, March 16, 2018, 12:00 AM

Taekwondo teams up preps ahead of African meet

RWANDA Taekwondo Federation president Placide Bagabo has tipped the national team to win medals at the forthcoming African Taekwondo Championship, scheduled for March 28 – April 1 in Agidir, Morocco. During the same period, Agidir will also host the 3rd African Para Taekwondo Championships....

Thursday, March 15, 2018, 12:00 AM

Mamelodi’s five players Rayon will need to watch closely

RWANDA champions Rayon Sports will have their hands full when they take on South African giants Mamelodi Sundowns in their second leg of the CAF Champions League first round on Sunday. The 2016 African champions, also dubbed ‘The Brazilians’, will host Ivan Minnaert’s Rayon Sports at Loftus...

Thursday, March 15, 2018, 12:00 AM

Mutokambali fired as national basketball team head coach

Moise Mutokambali has been sacked as head coach of the national basketball teams, according to a statement signed by the local basketball governing body’s secretary general, Richard Mutabazi. The dismissal, which was announced on Wednesday afternoon, brings curtains down on Mutokambali...

Thursday, March 15, 2018, 12:00 AM

Nyirarukundo upbeat ahead of Commonwealth Games

Kigali International Peace Marathon reigning champion  (women’s half-marathon), Salome Nyirarukundo is keen to make a memorable debut at the forthcoming Commonwealth Games. The 21st edition of the international multi-sport event is scheduled for April 4-15 in Gold Coast, Queensland...

Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 12:00 AM

Sangwe posts 20 points as Espoir beat Rusizi

Sunday: MenRusizi 59-69 Espoir WomenUbumwe 70-66 IPRC-South Saturday: MenREG 97-67 IPRC-South WomenThe Hoops 63-59 APRU18 Team 64-78 IPRC-South Youngster Armel Sangwe scored a game high 20 points to help former champions Espoir overcome Rusizi 69-59 in Match-day 8 of StarTimes National...

Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 12:00 AM

Muhitira misses Half Marathon target in Italy

Men, top five1. Galen Rupp (USA) 59:472 Moses Kemei (Ken) 1:00:443. Justus Kangogo (Ken) 1:01:024. Emmanuel Kipsang (Ken) 1:01:335. Felicien Muhitira (Rwa) 1:02:05 Women, top five1. Haftamenesh Tesfay Haylu (Eth) 1:09:022. Dera Dida (Eth) 1:09:213. Rebecca Chesir (Ken) 1:11:044. Amane Shankule...

Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 12:00 AM

Move to French club a dream come true - Joseph Areruya

Africa’s best rider Joseph Areruya has hailed his professional move to French club Delko–Marseille Provence KTM, describing it as a “dream come true”. “I signed a two-year contract with the club on Saturday; we are now processing paperwork so I can be cleared to ride...

Monday, March 12, 2018, 12:00 AM

Muhitira eyes podium at RomaOstia Half-Marathon

SundayRomaOstia Half-Marathon – 9:45am Rwanda international middle and long distance runner Felicien Muhitira will be looking to put on an impressive performance in Sunday’s RomaOstia Half-Marathon in Italy. The 44th annual race and Italy’s only athletics road race event...

Sunday, March 11, 2018, 12:00 AM

REG, IPRC-South face off in basketball league

Today: MenREG Vs IPRC-South 7pm WomenThe Hoops Vs APR 3pmU18 National Team Vs IPRC-South 5pm StarTimes Basketball National League reigning champions Rwanda Energy Group (REG) will be hoping for nothing less than victory when they host rivals IPRC-South on Saturday evening at Amahoro Indoor...

Saturday, March 10, 2018, 12:00 AM

Cyclist Areruya linked with move to France

RWANDA international and Dimension Data for Qhubeka’s feeder team rider Joseph Areruya is reportedly in talks with French team Delko–Marseille Provence KTM, Saturday Sport has learnt. If he agrees to personal terms with the French club, which should also have an agreement with his...

Saturday, March 10, 2018, 12:00 AM

We will make it to group stage, says Rayon coach

Mar. 18: Second legMamelodi Vs Rayon Sports WednesdayFirst round; 1st legRayon Sports 0-0 Mamelodi Rayon Sports interim head coach Ivan Minneart is confident his side will progress to group stages of the CAF Champions League. The Belgian was speaking following an entertaining goalless draw...

Friday, March 9, 2018, 12:00 AM

Tour du Cameroun called off at last minute

In the one of the most surprising and shocking decisions ever made in history of African cycling, organizers of the 16th Tour du Cameroun cancelled the race on Friday morning, barely a day before its kick-off. The 2.2 UCI category race was scheduled to start today and will through to March 18...

Friday, March 9, 2018, 12:00 AM

APR eye IPRC-Kigali win as hoops league resumes

TodayUGB Vs Patriots 6pmAPR Vs IPRC-Kigali 8pm APR Basketball Club are upbeat about their chances to secure victory against arch-rivals IPRC-Kigali when the two sides square-off on Friday night at Amahoro Indoor Stadium - starting at 8pm. The national basketball league resumes today from a seven-...

Friday, March 9, 2018, 12:00 AM