Team Rwanda eye medals at Tour du Cameroon

Race stages March 10Stage 1, Pouma – Kribi (154.4km)March 11Stage 2, Kribi – Douala (175.7km)March 12Stage 3, Douala –Douala (108km)March 13Stage 4, Douala – Limbe (85.5km)March 15Stage 5, Mbanga – Bafang (121.5km)March 16Stage 6, Bafoussam – Dschang –...

Wednesday, March 7, 2018, 12:00 AM

We must make most of home advantage, says Rayon coach

TodayFirst round, CAF champions leagueRayon Sports Vs Mamelodi SundownsSaint George Vs KCCAZanaco Vs Mbabane SwallowsWydad Athletic Club Vs Williamsville ACAduana Vs ES SetifMFM Vs MC AlgerGor Mahia Vs EsperanceAS Togo Vs El HilalZesco Vs ASEC MimosasTP Mazembe Vs UD SongoDifaa Hassan Vs AS...

Wednesday, March 7, 2018, 12:00 AM

Sugira undergoes successful surgery in India

Rwanda and APR FC forward Ernest Sugira has undergone successful operation on his left leg in India, which will sideline him for another three months. Ernest Sugira after his left foot operation on Tuesday in India. The 27-year old striker was operated on Tuesday afternoon at Medanta the...

Wednesday, March 7, 2018, 12:00 AM

Karate team captain wants preps for African Champs

RWANDA national karate team captain Vanily Ngaramba has admitted that early preparations is key to good performance at this year’s African Karate Championships scheduled for August 31 – September 2 in Kigali. The 25-year old emphasized the need for early preparations in an interview...

Sunday, March 4, 2018, 12:00 AM

Meet Munyaneza, a 20-year-old star cyclist

Cycling has grown from scratch to become the country’s best performing and most celebrated sport, at least for the last five years. Cycling has overtaken football as the country’s most popular sport. There are calls to make cycling the country’s first priority in sports. The fast...

Saturday, March 3, 2018, 12:00 AM

Jr. NBA League comes to Rwanda

RWANDA Basketball Association (FERWABA) in partnership with the National Basketball Association (NBA) will inaugurate the youth basketball league – Junior NBA Rwanda League on Saturday. The championship, which is a school-based basketball programme for boys and girls aged between 10 and 14...

Saturday, March 3, 2018, 12:00 AM

Hadi set to race in Tour du Cameroon

Since his comeback from retirement last October, former national cycling team skipper Janvier Hadi is set for his first international competition at the forthcoming 16th Tour du Cameroon. The nine-day long cycling event is scheduled for March 10-18 across different parts of the West African nation...

Saturday, March 3, 2018, 12:00 AM

Rwanda's medal chances very slim, says cycling coach Magnell

TEAM Rwanda Cycling coach Sterling Magnell is hoping for an impressive performance from his team at the forthcoming XXI Commonwealth Games slated for April 4-15 in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. Rwanda will be represented by an 18-athlete team, including nine cyclists (six males and three...

Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 12:00 AM

Are athletes ready to fly Rwanda's flag high?

RWANDA will be making her third consecutive appearance at the 21st Commonwealth Games scheduled for April 4-15 in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. Since the debut participation in the quadrennial event in New Delhi, India, in 2010, no Rwandan athlete has ever been able to win a medal. Hence, the...

Saturday, February 24, 2018, 12:00 AM

Women's basketball league starts today

Today The Hoops Vs U18 National Team 4pm SundayRegina Pacis Vs Ubumwe 2pm RWANDA women’s national basketball league starts on Saturday with one game between The Hoops Rwanda and the Under-18 National Team at Amahoro Indoor Stadium at 4pm. The women’s league will be contested by six...

Saturday, February 24, 2018, 12:00 AM

Rwanda face Mali in FIBA qualifiers today

Rwanda’s fixtures Feb, 23Mali Vs Rwanda Feb, 24Nigeria Vs Rwanda Feb, 25Rwanda Vs Uganda The national basketball team (Men) is keen on putting up a good fight to avoid a first round exit in the qualifiers of the 2019 FIBA World Championship. Rwanda will start their qualifiers campaign...

Friday, February 23, 2018, 12:00 AM

Amavubi skipper Niyonzima in India for surgery

RWANDA national football team (Amavubi) skipper and Tanzania’s Simba Sports Club playmaker Haruna Niyonzima is in India for surgery on his right knee. The former Rayon Sports and APR kingpin flew to India this Tuesday for surgery and is expected to be out for the remainder of the 2017/2018...

Friday, February 23, 2018, 12:00 AM

Key highlights from Kigali continental cycling race

THE 13th edition of Africa’s biggest annual cycling event, the African Continental Road Championship, came to a close on Sunday afternoon at Amahoro stadium in Kigali. A lot was said, a lot happened, but, what most people agreed with is that the 2018 Kigali championship was the best in the...

Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 12:00 AM

Areruya crowned Africa's best Under-23 cyclist

Elite men’s road race, top three 1. Amanuel Ghebreigzabhier (Eritrea) 3:56:292. Eyob Metkel (Eritrea) 3:58:223. Lagab Azzedine (Algeria) 3:58:22 Under-23 category, top three1. Joseph Areruya (Rwanda) 3:58:352. Henock Mulueberhan (Eritrea) 3:58:353. Didier Munyaneza (Rwanda) 3:58:39 Final...

Monday, February 19, 2018, 12:00 AM

Rwandan riders hungry for medals as African champs head into road race

Today Junior men’s road race (72km) 8:30am-10:35amJunior women’s road race (60km) 8:35am-10:20amU23 & elite women’s road race (84km) 11:00am-1:20pmMedal table after 2 days1. Eritrea – 6 gold, 1 silver, 3 bronze2. Ethiopia – 2 gold, 5 silver, 1 bronze3. Rwanda...

Saturday, February 17, 2018, 12:00 AM

Iyumva's dream to groom local Taekwondo stars

BARELY seven years after being listed as a national sport taekwondo is one of the most rapidly growing sports in Rwanda. Rwanda is ranked top in the East African region, sixth on the continent and 40th worldwide. One of the people who have played a notable role in the rapid growth of Taekwondo is...

Saturday, February 17, 2018, 12:00 AM

Team Rwanda's Areruya wins two medals on Day 2

Thursday Elite men’s ITT, top three1 DEBESAY Mekseb (Eritrea) - 53:25 2. NSENGIMANA Jean Bosco (Rwanda) - 54:163. ARERUYA Joseph (Rwanda) - 54:19 U23 men’s TTT, top three1. Areruya Joseph (Rwanda) - 54:192. EBRAHIM Redwan (Ethiopia) - 54:193. MUSIE MEHARI Saymon (Eritrea) - 56:27...

Friday, February 16, 2018, 12:00 AM

Rwanda, Eritrea dominate Day 1 of continental race

Today Individual Time Trial (ITT)Junior men’s ITT (18.6km) – 8:30am-9:45amJunior women’s ITT (18.6km) – 8:50am-9:45amElite women’s ITT (40km) – 9:30am-11:10amElite men’s ITT (40km) – 10:20am-12:30pm Wednesday, Team Time Trial (TTT)U23 & Elite...

Thursday, February 15, 2018, 12:00 AM

D-Day for Team Rwanda as continental race begins

Today Team Time Trial (TTT)Junior women’s TTT (18.6km) – 9:00 am – 9:45amJunior men’s TTT (18.6km) – 9:20am – 10:00amU23 & Elite women’s TTT (40km) 9:50am – 11:00amU23 & Elite men’s TTT (40km) – 10:20am – 12:00pm The 2018...

Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 12:00 AM

National team gear up for African Para Taekwondo Champs

RWANDA para taekwondo national team has started early preparations with optimism to retain the title when they head to Agidir, Morocco for the 3rd African Para Taekwondo Championship set for March 28. At last year’s second edition of the annual continental showpiece, the hosts and then...

Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 12:00 AM