Top seed Gasigwa ‘taking Nyarutarama Open seriously’

TodayQuarter-finalsGasigwa (1)    vs    RukundoHabiyambere (2)    vs    NtaheranwaNkunda (3)     vs    UwizeyimanaHavugimana    vs    Habiyambere The inaugural Nyarutarama...

Thursday, August 22, 2013, 12:00 AM

Top seeds storm Nyarutarama Open quarters

Yesterday Second round Nkunda bt Tiganna 7-5, 6-0Habiyambere bt Gasirita 6-0, 6-0Gasigwa bt Nkuranga 6-1, 6-1 The top three players are all through to Friday’s quarter-finals of the inaugural Nyarutarama Open tennis tournament after recording easy wins on Wednesday. Top seed Jean...

Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 12:00 AM

Rwandan schools depart for regional games

Rwandan secondary schools’ teams to represent country at this year’s East African post primary games set-off this morning for the competitions which will run from August 24 to 31 in Lira, Northern Uganda. The 23 teams will compete in nine sports disciplines namely; football, basketball...

Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 12:00 AM

Rwandan teams depart for regional school games Thursday

Rwandan school teams’ representatives at this year’s East African post primary (FEASSA) games will depart on Thursday. The tournament will run from August 24 to 31 in Lira, northern Uganda.The travelling party will be made up of 23 teams that will compete in nine sports disciplines,...

Monday, August 19, 2013, 12:00 AM

Nkunda eyes Nyarutarama Open title

TodayGasigwa (1)            vs    Uwamahoro Habiyambere (2) vs  Kayiranga Nkunda (3)             vs  Habanabakize RWANDA’s seed three Olivier Nkunda...

Sunday, August 18, 2013, 12:00 AM

Gasana joins Muhanga after Djibouti spell

Former Amagaju FC striker Jean Bosco Gasana has signed a one-year contract for 2013 Peace Cup against Malaria semifinalists AS Muhanga from Djibouti side AS Ports.The 26-year old, who left Rwanda for Djibouti from Kiyovu SC in 2011, was instrumental in AS Ports’ relative success over the last...

Sunday, August 18, 2013, 12:00 AM

Usengimana out of U-20 squad for Francophone Games

Warm-up match  Police FC  0-3 Rwanda U-20  Rayon Sports central defender Faustin Nsengimana has been left out of Richard Tardy’s final 20-man squad for the Francophone Games scheduled for September 6-17 in Nice, France. The 19-year old was left out of the U-20 national team...

Saturday, August 17, 2013, 12:00 AM

Gasigwa eyes ITF Money Circuit title defense

Rwanda’s top seed Jean Claude Gasigwa is targeting to retain the ITF Money Circuit title he has won since 2010. The regional tennis tournament is scheduled from August 26 to September 1 at Umubano hotel courts. The five-times winner of the annual tournament, Gasigwa, who first won this...

Saturday, August 17, 2013, 12:00 AM

Senior hoops team coach eyes top ten finish

Aug. 21Rwanda vs Burkina FasoAug. 23Rwanda vs MoroccoAug. 25Rwanda         vs     Tunisia RWANDA national men’s senior team departs Friday night for the 27th edition of the African Basketball Championships (Afro-basket) to be held in Abidjan,...

Friday, August 16, 2013, 12:00 AM

Cycling team gears up for Francophone Games

Rwanda’s U-23 cycling team is undergoing intensive training at the Musanze-based Rwanda Cycling Federation centre. The team is preparing to compete in this year’s Francophone Games in Nice, France from September 6 to 15.Team Rwanda will be made up of six riders, including the two South...

Friday, August 16, 2013, 12:00 AM

U-19 team picked for African handball champs

The U-19 national handball team that will represent Rwanda at the forthcoming African Junior Championships has been named. The tournament is scheduled to run from August 31 to 9 in OYO, Congo Brazzaville.The final 14-member squad was named on yesterday after two weeks of intensified training in the...

Friday, August 16, 2013, 12:00 AM

Mugabe to captain Rwanda at Afro-basket championships

SundayWarm-up matchRwanda    vs    EgyptESPOIR’s Point Guard Aristide Mugabe will captain the national senior team at the 27th edition of the African Basketball Championships scheduled for August 20-31 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.Mugabe, who named the Fiba Africa...

Friday, August 16, 2013, 12:00 AM

ITF Money Circuit set for August 26

THE ANNUAL International Tennis Federation ‘Money Circuit’ tournament which is contested by professional players, both men and women  from the East African region is scheduled for August 26-September 1 at Umubano hotel courts.Four-time winner, Jean Claude Gasigwa, is the defending...

Friday, August 16, 2013, 12:00 AM

Ruterana turns focus on Uganda Golf Open

RWANDA’s number two professional golfer Emmanuel Ruterana has switched his attention to next month’s Uganda Open after finishing a disappointing 17th at the just concluded KCB Kenya Open held at Leisure lodge golf club in Mombasa, Kenya. This year’s Uganda golf Open tournament is...

Wednesday, August 14, 2013, 12:00 AM

APR handball team trail in Military Games

Today KDF (Ken) vs UPDF (Uga) APR Handball Club (men), representing Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) in the ongoing East Africa Military Games in Nairobi, finished last after losing all their matches. It was a back-slide for the army side which finished third in 2009 in Kigali and 2011 in Bujumbura...

Wednesday, August 14, 2013, 12:00 AM

Hakizimana and Karekezi declared fit for Fiba Afro-basket finals

THE duo of Lionnel Hakizimana and Pascal Karekezi have been declared fit to feature for Rwanda at the Fiba Africa Basketball Championship which will be held in Cote d’Ivoire from August 20-31. The pair were reported injured during the Fiba Zone V championship, a feat which hampered Espoir...

Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 12:00 AM

Urunani deny Espoir second FIBA-Africa Zone V title

SaturdayMen’s finalUrunani (Bur)             65-56      Espoir (Rwa)WomenEagle Wings  (Ken)  67-62     USIU (Ken)Last year’s FIBA-Africa Zone V men’s finalists, Urunani...

Monday, August 12, 2013, 12:00 AM

Karate federation hails Dupeaux’s visit to Rwanda

Visiting Karate expert, Frenchman Sensei Patrick Dupeaux concluded  his one-week tour of Rwanda on Saturday as the Rwanda Karate Federation hailed his tour as another milestone toward the development of the sport in the country.The experienced karate master arrived in the country on August 3...

Monday, August 12, 2013, 12:00 AM

Women’s sitting v-ball team prepares for world cup qualifiers

THE NATIONAL women’s sitting volleyball team has started residential training ahead of the world sitting volleyball championship qualifiers’ tournament scheduled for November in Kampala, Uganda.Rwanda’s female sitting volleyball team which will be making their maiden debut in...

Saturday, August 10, 2013, 12:00 AM

It’s Espoir against Urunani in Zone V final

YesterdayMenEspoir    65-63    New Stars Urunani    71-56    WarriorsFIBA-AFRICA men’s Zone V title champions Espoir basketball club showed why they came into the tournament as overwhelming favourites by overcoming Burundian side New...

Saturday, August 10, 2013, 12:00 AM