Espoir, REG face off in Heroes Cup

ThursdayMenEspoir vs REG 4pmPatriots vs APR 6pmWomenUbumwe vs The Hoops 2pm Rwanda national basketball league archrivals Espoir and Rwanda Energy Group (REG) will face off in Heroes Cup tournament on Thursday at Amahoro Indoor Stadium. The game starts at 4p.m. Reigning league champions REG will...

Thursday, February 1, 2018, 12:00 AM

Tour de l’Espoir: Areruya is most combative rider, Eritrean wins stage 1

TodayStage two, Idenao - Douala - 147km 2:30pm Wednesday (Stage one) Top five 1. Natnael Mebrahtom (Eritrea) - 2:25:242. Zemenfes Solomon (Eritrea) – 2:25:513. El Mehdi Chokri (Morocco) – 2:25:514. Louis Visser (South Africa) – 2:25:535. Joseph...

Thursday, February 1, 2018, 12:00 AM

Mutokambali names interim U18 squad for FIBA Zone V

RWANDA basketball head coach Moise Mutokambali has named a provisional squad for this year’s U18 FIBA Africa Zone V championship slated for May in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The regional basketball governing body is yet to fix exact dates for the youth tournament (male and women), which will...

Thursday, February 1, 2018, 12:00 AM

Team Rwanda tipped to shine in Cameroon

Rwanda Cycling Federation president Aimable Bayingana has tipped local riders to shine at the inaugural UCI Tour de l’Espoir slated for January 31-February 4 in Cameroon. “We are fielding a team of riders we strongly believe in,” he told Times Sport in an exclusive interview on...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 12:00 AM

Team Rwanda Cycling starts quest for Tour de l'Espoir glory

Today Stage 1: Douala – Douala – 92km Rwanda U23 national team, led by La Tropicale Amissa Bongo 2018 winner Joseph Areruya, begins their bid to win the inaugural Tour de l’Espoir race that starts Wednesday afternoon in Douala, Cameroon. The opening stage of the continental...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 12:00 AM

Patriots beat IPRC-South in Heroes Day tourney

Sunday MenPatriots 81-59 IPRC-SouthREG 55-52 APR WomenAPR 67-57 UbumweIPRC- South 78-45 U18 National Team Rwanda international point-guard Sedar Sagamba scored 23 points on Sunday to help Patriots redeem themselves against IPRC-South in the 2018 Heroes Day basketball tournament following the...

Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 12:00 AM

U23 Team Rwanda Cycling depart for Tour de l'Espoir

StagesStage one (Jan 31): Douala - Douala - 92kmStage two (Feb 1): Idenao - Douala - 147kmStage three (Feb 3): Yaoundé - Yaoundé - 101.8kmStage four (Feb 4): Akono - Yaoundé - 80.5km Rwanda’s U23 national cycling team headed off to Cameroon Sunday, at exactly 9a.m,...

Monday, January 29, 2018, 12:00 AM

Shyaka scores 24 as REG tops IPRC-Kigali

FridayREG 94-71 IPRC-Kigali Rwanda international Olivier Shyaka posted a game high 26 points and 11 rebounds to help reigning champions Rwanda Energy Group (REG) defeat IPRC-Kigali 91-74 on Friday night at Amahoro Indoor Stadium. The win improved REG’s win ratio to 5:2 and jumped up to...

Sunday, January 28, 2018, 12:00 AM

Espoir upset Patriots in Heroes’ Day tourney

Today: Women APR                        67-57     Ubumwe IPRC-South         78-45    ...

Sunday, January 28, 2018, 12:00 AM

Holders IPRC-Kigali opts out of Heroes tournament

Today: Men APR                     Vs         IPRC-South        4pm Patriots       ...

Saturday, January 27, 2018, 12:00 AM

Areruya to lead U23 Team Rwanda at Tour de l’Espoir

Stages Stage one (Jan 31): Douala - Douala - 92km Stage two (Feb 1): Idenao - Douala - 147km Stage three (Feb 3): Yaoundé - Yaoundé - 101.8km Stage four (Feb 4): Akono - Yaoundé - 80.5km La Tropicale Amissa Bongo 2018 champion Joseph Areruya will lead the U23 Team Rwanda...

Saturday, January 27, 2018, 12:00 AM

REG host IPRC-Kigali eyeing second spot in hoops league

TodayREG vs IPRC-Kigali - 7pm Rwanda Energy Group (REG), led by star center Kami Kabange will host IPRC-Kigali on Friday evening at Amahoro Indoor Stadium looking for nothing but victory to revive their hopes of retaining the title. IPRC- Kigali, who will be without their injured...

Friday, January 26, 2018, 12:00 AM

IPRC-Kigali set to defend Heroes Day title

Integrated Polytechnic Regional Centre (IPRC) - Kigali are optimistic to put up their A Game in a bid to retain the Heroes Day Tournament title they won last year. The 2018 edition of the annual mid-season tournament is scheduled to run from January 27 through to February 3 at Amahoro Indoor...

Wednesday, January 24, 2018, 12:00 AM

Areruya returns to a hero’s welcome

After a historic triumph at the 13th La Tropicale Amissa Bongo on Sunday, champion Joseph Areruya and entire Team Rwanda delegation were treated to a hero’s welcome when they landed at Kigali International Airport on Tuesday. Rwanda international Areruya, also the reigning Tour du Rwanda champion...

Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 12:00 AM

IPRC-Kigali extend Rusizi's losing streak

SundayRusizi 74-92 IPRC-KigaliSaturdayIPRC-South 69-68 IPRC-KigaliRusizi 52-87 APR Forward Fiston Irutingabo scored 20 points, 7 rebounds and 8 assists as IPRC-Kigali recovered from Saturday’s defeat to IPRC-South to beat Rusizi 92-74 in the national basketball league on Sunday in Rusizi....

Monday, January 22, 2018, 12:00 AM

Kone leaves Rayon Sports to join Zamabian league side Napsa Stars

Kone signing his contract in Lusake on Friday. / Courtesy Rayon Sports forward Tidiane Koné has joined Zambian Premier League side Napsa Stars on a two-year deal for an undisclosed fee—the Malian signed the contract on Friday in Lusaka. The 29-year old joined Rayon Sports in February 2017 and...

Sunday, January 21, 2018, 12:00 AM

Niyonsaba’s double-double leads IPRC-South to victory

SaturdayIPRC-South 69-68 IPRC-KigaliRusizi 52-87 APR Rwanda international Bienvenu Niyonsaba scored a team-high 20 points and 12 rebounds to help IPRC-South overcome IPRC-Kigali in a narrow 69-68 overtime win in the national basketball league on Saturday in Huye. With victory, IPRC-South jumped...

Sunday, January 21, 2018, 12:00 AM

Meet Sangwe, a 17-year-old hoops sensation

To basketball fanatics, he is the new kid on the block. 17-year-old Armel Sangwe sent shockwaves in the basketball league after posting a career high 35 points in Espoir’s 100-77 defeat of defending champions Rwanda Energy Group (REG) last weekend. The 17-year-old is a refugee who fled political...

Saturday, January 20, 2018, 12:00 AM

Rwanda to host 2018 FEASSSA Games

Rwanda has been confirmed by the Federation of East African Secondary School Sports Associations (FEASSSA) as hosts of the 2018 edition of the annual regional inter-schools competition. Rwanda was confirmed after thorough inspection of Musanze District, which will be the host city for the multi-...

Friday, January 19, 2018, 12:00 AM

Hoops: Patriots beat Rusizi to go top

SundayRusizi 55-79 Patriots SaturdayIPRC-South 49-59 Patriots National Basketball League giants Patriots overcame Rusizi in a 79-55 win on Sunday at GS Gihundwe Courts to dethrone REG at the top of the table standings. While the 2016 champions, Patriots registered two important victories over...

Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 12:00 AM