Gicumbi thump Nyakabanda to go joint top

SaturdayGicumbi 45-18 Nyakabanda Former league champions Gicumbi Handball Club mercilessly beat Nyamirambo-based rivals Nyakabanda 45-18 on Saturday to move level with archrivals Police at the top of the table standings.The 2007 champions are targeting to remain unbeaten for the rest of the...

Sunday, July 28, 2013, 12:00 AM

AS Muhanga close to signing Gasana from Djibouti

This year’s Peace Cup against Malaria finalists AS Muhanga have confirmed that they have agreed transfer terms with Rwandan international Jean Bosco Gasana, who has spent the previous two seasons at Djibouti’s side AS Ports.The striker is set to sign a two-year contract, according to AS...

Sunday, July 28, 2013, 12:00 AM

Two losses to Egypt a lesson – Rwanda captain

First game (Thursday) Rwanda 0-3 Egypt Second game (Friday) Rwanda 1-3 Egypt Rwanda national volleyball senior team captain Christophe Mukunzi says his team will correct “slight mistakes” that led them to two consecutive losses to Egypt 3-0 and 3-1 on Thursday and Friday,...

Saturday, July 27, 2013, 12:00 AM

Espoir eye FIBA Africa zone five title defence

Holders Espoir basketball club are targeting to retain the Zone Five Club Championships title they won last year in Kampala, Uganda. This year’s edition will be held in Bujumbura, Burundi from August 5 to 11. The local basketball league reigning champions Espoir, who finished the on-going...

Saturday, July 27, 2013, 12:00 AM

APR handball club start preps for EAC military games

THE APR handball club kicked off preparations for the upcoming East African Community Military Games yesterday at Kimisagara Youth Centre.The club is part of the Rwandan military delegation which will take part in this year’s East African Community (EAC) Military Games to be staged in Nairobi...

Friday, July 26, 2013, 12:00 AM

Rwanda face tough draw in U-19 handball African tourney

Group A Angola, Algeria, DR Congo, RwandaGroup B Congo Brazzaville, Tunisia, Guinea, MaliTHE national women handball team will face a tough outing when it takes part in the African under-19 women handball championship scheduled for August 31 to September 9 in Oyo, Congo Brazzaville.The tough...

Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 12:00 AM

Muvunyi starts bid for 800m title in Lyon

AFRICAN 400m Paralympic record holder Hermas Muvunyi begins his quest for gold this morning when he competes in the men’s 800m-T46 category at the IPC athletics World Championship which started over the weekend in Lyon, France.Muvunyi who gets into the Rhone stadium field at 11.53am will face...

Monday, July 22, 2013, 12:00 AM

Cameron boosts Hoops Afro-basket preps

USA-BASED professional basketballer Bradley Cameron is expected to join the men’s basketball team camp tonight as the team gears up for the Fiba Afrobasket championship set to be held in Cote d’Ivoire next month.The 22-year-old Cameron who plays for Mississippi Gulf Coast College has...

Monday, July 22, 2013, 12:00 AM

Espoir finish first leg unbeaten

Saturday, MenKBC 91-58 30-PlusRusizi 48-38 CSKEspoir 52-35 APRWomenUbumwe 48-34 APRSunday, MenEspoir 71-66 RusiziAPR 54-61 KBCWomenAPR 47-44 UbumweREIGNING champions Espoir basketball club has edged closer to retaining the national basketball league title after winding up the first round unbeaten....

Monday, July 22, 2013, 12:00 AM

St Joseph Kabgayi and Lycée de Nyanza snatch slots for FEASSA games

SaturdaySt Joseph     3-0     LDN GSOB     2-3     RHS St Jospeh     3-1     GSOB LDN     3-2     RHSSundaySt Joseph     3-2     RHS LDN  ...

Monday, July 22, 2013, 12:00 AM

Police end APR’s title hopes

SaturdayPolice 28-22 APRGicumbi 15-0 Rubavu DEFENDING champions Police handball club put shattered APR’s hopes of lifting this year’s handball league title after registering a deserved 28-22 win over the military side yesterday at Amahoro stadium. Police exhibited...

Sunday, July 21, 2013, 12:00 AM

Ruterana eyes KBC Kenya Open

RWANDA’S professional golfer Emmanuel Ruterana has started intensive preparations ahead of this year’s edition of KBC Kenya Golf Open tournament set for August 8-11 at Laser lodge golf club in Mombasa, Kenya.Speaking to Saturday Sports, Ruterana said, “I am ready for the upcoming...

Friday, July 19, 2013, 12:00 AM

AS Kigali lines up friendly matches

The five-time women’s football league champions AS Kigali are set to play against clubs from Burundi and Uganda as part of their pre-season preparations.The friendly matches are set to be played in December this year and January 2014.The Kigali city sponsored AS Kigali who retained the women...

Friday, July 19, 2013, 12:00 AM

Espoir FC face Bukavu Dawa

SundayEspoir FC vs Bukavu DawaTHE national football league side Espoir football club is hosting Congolese side Bukavu Dawa in a friendly match due this afternoon in Rusizi.Head coach Emmanuel Ruremesha wants to use the game to assess the competence level of his new players ahead of the start of...

Friday, July 19, 2013, 12:00 AM

Four schools in quest for FEASSA Games’ slots

TodaySt Joseph      vs         LDN 9amRHS     vs         GSOB 10:30amSt Joseph      vs         GSOB 2pmLDN     vs    ...

Friday, July 19, 2013, 12:00 AM

Police face-off APR in a revengeful league match

TodayPolice      vs     APR (Amahoro stadium)ES Kigoma      vs     Nyakabanda (Kigoma)Gicumbi     vs     Police-Rubavu (Gicumbi)DEFENDING champions Police handball club face APR in a tough...

Friday, July 19, 2013, 12:00 AM

Fiba Africa level two coaching clinic underway

LOCAL basketball coaches and those who aspire to become high-ranked professional coaches are following a week-long Fiba Africa level two coaching clinic being run by Tunisian Dr. Cherif M. Habib.The clinic which started on Monday at Amahoro stadium has attracted ten Rwandan coaches and one from...

Thursday, July 18, 2013, 12:00 AM

Nsengimana eyes medal in Lyon

Theoneste Nsengimana is aiming to stage a remarkable performance at the IPC World Paralympic Championship due in Lyon, France from July 21-28.The 25-year old athlete who will compete in 1500m will be vying for a silverware at the same venue were he snatched the qualification to this event last year...

Thursday, July 18, 2013, 12:00 AM

Muvunyi and Nsengimana set off for World championship

National disabled champions Hermas Cliff Muvunyi and Theoneste Nsengimana departs tonight ahead of next IPC Athletics World Championship which get underway next week in Lyon, France.The Rwanda National Paralympic committee (NPC) has tasked the two Paralympian to compete at their best and win medals...

Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 12:00 AM

Hakizimana in South Africa for KCB Open & Asian tour preps

Jean Baptista Hakizimana, the third-ranked East African golfer is using South African golf courses to prepare for the upcoming KCB Kenya Open as well as the Asian Tour.His training stint in South Africa which started on July 7 will end on August 7, before he heads to Nairobi for the KCB Open...

Monday, July 15, 2013, 12:00 AM

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