Patriots eye spot in new FIBA AfroLeague

PATRIOTS, the national basketball league champions, will be eyeing a place in the newly introduced FIBA AfroLeague that will attract zonal winners and runners up from across Africa. Its inaugural edition is set to tip off in January 2019. Ahead of the FIBA Africa Zone 5 qualifiers in Dar es...

Friday, September 28, 2018, 12:01 AM

Areruya, Tuyishimire excited about Tour du Rwanda debut

Teenagers Joseph Areruya and Ephrem Tuyishimire are looking forward to making their debut appearance at the upcoming Tour du Rwanda that is scheduled for November 15-22.  Nineteen-year old sensation Areruya will ride on Team Akagera alongside 36-year old veteran and captain Abraham Ruhumuriza...

Saturday, November 14, 2015, 12:00 AM

Can Amavubi end goal-scoring drought?

First leg Today Madagascar vs Senegal 1:30pmComoros vs Ghana 2pmLibya vs Rwanda 3:30pmKenya vs Cape Verde Angola vs South Africa 4:30pmNiger vs Cameroon 5pmLiberia vs Côte d’Ivoire 6pmMauritania vs Tunisia 7pmSwaziland vs Nigeria Rwanda national football team has gone four...

Friday, November 13, 2015, 12:00 AM

Amavubi arrive in Tunisia ahead of WC qualifier tie

Nov. 13 First leg Libya vs Rwanda Rwanda national football team will commence training Monday morning at Kantaoui Club in Sousse in Tunisia ahead of their 2018 FIFA World Cup second round qualifier against Libya set for November 13 at Stade Olympique de Sousse. The 21-man Amavubi squad...

Monday, November 9, 2015, 12:00 AM

National cycling team riders suspended over indiscipline

Rwanda Cycling Federation (FERWACY) has suspended veteran national cycling team riders over allegations of inciting teammates to strike ahead of the Tour du Rwanda.  Abraham Ruhumuriza, All Africa Games gold medalist, Janvier Hadi and the reigning Tour of Rwanda winner Valens Ndayisenga were...

Monday, November 9, 2015, 12:00 AM

Cycling coach unveils Tour du Rwanda teams

The National Cycling team coach Sterling Magnell has unveiled three teams that will represent Rwanda in the upcoming Tour du Rwanda that is slated for November 15-22. At the unveiling ceremony on Friday at the Africa Rising Cycling Center in Musanze, coach Magnell announced the team compositions...

Saturday, November 7, 2015, 12:00 AM

Police thrash Muhanga, APR held by Gicumbi

ResultsAS Muhanga 1-5 PoliceEtincelles 1-1 EspoirGicumbi 0-0 APR Upcoming striker Danny Usengimana scored his first professional hat-trick as Police thrashed AS Muhanga 5-1 in the highest scoring Azam Rwanda Premier League encounter this season on Wednesday at Kicukiro stadium. The 19-year old...

Thursday, November 5, 2015, 12:00 AM

AS Kigali maintain league top spot

Today Gicumbi          vs          APR Etincelles       vs          Espoir AS Muhanga           ...

Wednesday, November 4, 2015, 12:00 AM

CHAN 2016: Umuganda Stadium almost ready

Construction works at the Umuganda Stadium in Rubavu are close to completion ahead of the upcoming 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN) scheduled for January 16-February 7. The CHAN Local Organizing Committee (LOC) has set the November 30 deadline for the venue to be ready for CHAN. Work on...

Wednesday, November 4, 2015, 12:00 AM

McKinstry names Amavubi squad for WCup qualifier

Nov. 13  Libya                 vs            Rwanda Rwanda head coach Johnny McKinstry has named a strong squad to face Libya in the 2018 FIFA World Cup second round...

Tuesday, November 3, 2015, 12:00 AM

Telugu Royals secure emphatic victory over Indorwa

Eric Niyomugabo scored 20 runs to guide Telugu Royals to their first win of the UAE Exchange & Xpress Money Premier League tournament after defeating Indorwa by 69 runs on Sunday. Indorwa captain Mihir Bhatt won the toss and elected to bowl first limiting Telugu to 158 all out in 33...

Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 12:00 AM

Cycling fraternity launches Bike-Vehicle safety drive

In the wake of Yves Kabera Iryamukuru’s unfortunate death on Sunday during a Rwanda Cycling cup race from Rubavu to Kigali, Team Rwanda Cycling in collaboration with the Rwanda Cycling Federation (FERWACY) and Rwanda National Police has launched a campaign to promote bike-vehicle safety....

Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 12:00 AM

Cycling team improves in continental rankings

Rwanda has moved to fifth position in the men’s elite ranking on the UCI Africa Tour following the new rankings released by the International Cycling Union yesterday. Ranked sixth last month, Rwanda returned to fifth position following their impressive performance at the All Africa Games in...

Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 12:00 AM

Rwanda, Libya clash set for November 13

2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers First leg Libya vs Rwanda, November 13 Return leg Rwanda vs Libya, November 17 Rwanda will face Libya on November 13 in the 2018 FIFA World Cup CAF second round qualifier at the Taieb Mhiri Stadium in Sfax, Tunisia. Amavubi who got a bye in the first round...

Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 12:00 AM

Nsengimana crowned Cycling Cup champion

Final table standing: 1. Jean Bosco Nsengimana (Benediction) 211 points2. Patrick Byukusenge (Benediction) 210 points3. Joseph Aleluya (Les Amis Sportifs) 192 points Sunday Rubavu to Kigali – 165km 1. Jean Bosco Nsengimana (Benediction) 4:16:022. Patrick Byukusenge (Benediction) 4:17:283...

Monday, October 26, 2015, 12:00 AM

Cyclist Iryamukuru dies after car crash

Upcoming rider Yves Kabera Iryamukuru has passed away following a car crash in Shyorongi in Rulindo District yesterday during the Rwanda Cycling Cup event from Rubavu to Kigali. The 22-year-old cyclist was involved in a head-on collision with a coaster that was heading to the Northern Province....

Monday, October 26, 2015, 12:00 AM

Aleluya stuns Benediction in Rubavu

Muhanga to Rubavu – 140km 1. Joseph Aleluya (Les Amis Sportifs) 3:45:002. Patrick Byukusenge (Benediction) 3:45:003. Valens Ndayisenga (Les Amis Sportifs) 3:45:004. Camera Hakuzimana (Les Amis Sportifs) 3:45:005. Abraham Ruhumuriza (CCA) 3:45:00 In a very exciting and closely contested...

Sunday, October 25, 2015, 12:00 AM

Kigali, Challengers faceoff in Premiership qualifier

TodayChallengers vs Kigali Warriors - 9am Kigali Warriors Cricket Club takes on Challengers CC in a 50-over Premiership qualifier this morning at Kicukiro Cricket Ground, starting at 9am. This is the second qualifier after Kerala Hunters posted 180 all out in 26 overs to limit Victory Cricket...

Sunday, September 27, 2015, 12:00 AM

Cycling team in team time trial test at World Champs

Today  Men’s U-23 road circuit at 7:45pm Rwandan cyclists Bonaventure Uwizeyimana, Jean Bosco Nsengimana and Valens Ndayisenga will be hoping to post an impressive performance in the men’s U-23 team road race today at the World Cycling Championships in Richmond, Virginia in USA...

Friday, September 25, 2015, 12:00 AM

Amavubi set for two-week Morocco training camp

The National football team (Amavubi) will hold a two-week training camp in Morocco in preparation for the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Libya next month. The camp is also expected to prepare the team ahead of the upcoming 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN) that will be held in Rwanda from...

Friday, September 25, 2015, 12:00 AM