Habiyambere, Ingabire win Liberation Day tennis tourney

Dieudonne Habiyambere and Mégane Ingabire won the men and women’s singles professional category titles of the fifth edition of Liberation day tennis tournament after triumphing in their respective finals played on Thursday at Amahoro stadium courts.Apart from the men and women’s...

Saturday, July 6, 2013, 12:00 AM

Rayon’s new signing promises goals

Burundi international forward Abdul Razak Fiston has signed a two-year contract with the reigning Rwandan league champions Rayon Sports from Congo Brazzaville side Diables Noir ‘Black devils’. The contract will keep him at the club until 2015. Rayon sports wanted to sign the striker...

Saturday, July 6, 2013, 12:00 AM

Rwanda moves up one spot in Fifa rankings

Rwanda has jumped one spot up from 135 to 134 in this month’s Fifa/Coca Cola world rankings released on Thursday in Lausanne, Switzerland.Ethiopia, who hosts Rwanda on July 14 in a first-leg of the 2014 Championship of African Nations (CHAN) qualifier, moved eleven positions up to 95th from...

Thursday, July 4, 2013, 12:00 AM

No Peace Cup 3rd place play-off, final unaffected

Final: Saturday AS Kigali        vs  AS Muhanga 3pmLocal football governing body, Ferwafa has cancelled this year’s Peace Cup against Malaria 3rd place play-off match but the final will go ahead on Saturday Amahoro stadium as planned.The decision was taken after...

Thursday, July 4, 2013, 12:00 AM

Muhanga to host Liberation handball tournament

Rwanda handball federation (FERWAHAND) has endorsed Muhanga District to host this year’s Liberation Day tournament scheduled for July 6-7 at Ecole de Sciences de Byimana and Ecole Secondaire Mukingi.Last year’s edition was won by league champions Police after beating hosts Kigali...

Thursday, July 4, 2013, 12:00 AM

Espoir sign striker Lomami from La Jeunesse

Rwandan international striker Andres Lomani has signed for Rusizi-based Espoir FC from Primus League rivals La Jeunesse in a two-year deal.Lomami, the youngest of three Lomami brothers, including Jean and Marcel, scored 10 goals for the Nyamirambo-based youthful die last season and helped them...

Thursday, July 4, 2013, 12:00 AM

Mutarambirwa signs for Police from Kiyovu

Rwandan international winger Djabir Mutarambirwa has signed for Premier League side police FC from rivals SC Kiyovu on a two-year deal that will keep him at the club until 2015. The 29-year-old, who played for the 13-time champions APR from 2006 to 2009 before signing for Atraco FC (defunct) till...

Wednesday, July 3, 2013, 12:00 AM

Nineteen school teams for this year’s FEASSA Games

Rwanda school sports federation (RSSF) has confirmed the participation of 19 schools in this year’s East African post-primary games scheduled for August 23-30 in Lira, northern Uganda. FEASSA is the acronym for Federation of East African Secondary Schools Association, which joins the...

Wednesday, July 3, 2013, 12:00 AM

Electronic beat print media in memorial match

Tuesday Broadcast 4-1 Print The electronic media sports journalists overwhelmed their colleagues of the print media 4-1 in the first leg genocide memorial match played on Tuesday at the Ferwafa grounds in Remera. The match was organised by the Association of Sports Journalists in...

Wednesday, July 3, 2013, 12:00 AM

Paralympian Muvunyi eyes medal in World Champs

African 400m Paralympic record holder Hermas Muvunyi is targeting to win a medal at the forthcoming World Championship scheduled for July 22-28 in Paris, France.The 22-year-old Paralympian returned to Rwanda last Thursday from Athens, Greece where he has been training for past two weeks.Muvunyi,...

Wednesday, July 3, 2013, 12:00 AM

Liberation Day tennis tourney underway

Rwanda Tennis Federation in partnership with Rwanda Development Bank (BRD) is organising the Liberation Day tournament that started on Monday and ends on Thursday at Amahoro stadium tennis courts.Rwanda Development Bank, which is the brain behind the tournament, has been sponsoring the annual event...

Wednesday, July 3, 2013, 12:00 AM

Sports journalists to face off in memorial match

Today Print media       vs     Broadcast  3:30pmThe Association of Sports Journalists in Rwanda (AJSPOR) has organised a football match between print and electronic media aimed at remembering their colleagues who were killed during the 1994...

Tuesday, July 2, 2013, 12:00 AM

One athlete to represent Rwanda in U17 world champs

Rwanda Athletics Federation (RAF) has confirmed the participation of James Sugira in the Under-17 World Championships scheduled for July 10-14 in Donyetsk, Ukraine.The 17-year-old, a student of Groupe Scolaire Kamonyi, trains from Kamonyi during week days and at Amahoro national stadium on weekends...

Tuesday, July 2, 2013, 12:00 AM

Gicumbi eye this year’s handball league title

Defending champions and table leaders Police handball club and archrivals Gicumbi all won their respective league matches over the weekend to continue leading the race for the title.Holders Police beat Nyamirambo-based Nyakabanda handball club 35-20 to stay at the top of the table with 21 points,...

Monday, July 1, 2013, 12:00 AM

AS Muhanga sign striker Mudeyi from Mukura

This year’s Peace Cup finalists AS Muhanga have signed striker Suleiman Mudeyi from Huye-based Mukura Victory Sports in a two-year deal that will keep him at the club until end of 2015. The 21-year old forward, who spent three seasons in Mukura is a young brother of the famous Mudeyi family...

Sunday, June 30, 2013, 12:00 AM

Handball league second round starts today

The national handball league second round starts today with the reigning champions and table leaders Police taking on Huye-based Nyakabanda at Amahoro National Stadium.The 2009 champions APR faceoff inter-schools’ handball title winners Ecole Scolaire Kigoma in Muhanga, while 2007 winners...

Saturday, June 29, 2013, 12:00 AM

Peace Cup final postponed to July 6

Third place playoffAPR      vs  Bugesera     1pmFinalAS Kigali     vs  AS muhanga     3pmRwanda football governing body have made slight change to this year’s Peace Cup against Malaria final, pushing it from July 4 to...

Saturday, June 29, 2013, 12:00 AM

Kenya to hosts this year’s EAC military games

Previous hosts since 20052005: Uganda2006: Kenya2007: Tanzania2008: Uganda2009: Rwanda2011: Burundi2010&2012: Not heldKenya was selected to host this year’s east African community (EAC) games that are scheduled for August 5-17 in Nairobi, EAC Secretary General Dr. Richard Sezibera...

Saturday, June 29, 2013, 12:00 AM

Junior athletics team in TZ for Zone IV championships

Faustin Mpamo (5,000m)Tharcile Mukabahizi (1,500m)Diane Nyirabizeyimana     (800m)Jeanette Uwera (100 & 200m)The national junior athletics team is in Tanzania to compete in this year’s Zone IV Junior Athletics Championships, which is scheduled for Saturday in Dar es Salaam....

Friday, June 28, 2013, 12:00 AM

Sports scribes set to remember fallen colleagues

The Association of Sports Journalists in Rwanda (AJSPOR) plans to organise a football match between print and electronic media aimed at remembering their colleagues, who were killed during 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi on July 2 at Amahoro national stadium.This one-off match was supposed to be...

Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 12:00 AM

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