Rwamagana Marathon Challenge set for Feb. 16

The sixth edition of the annual Rwamagana Marathon Challenge will take place on February 16, Rwanda Athletics Federation (RAF) has confirmed. “The main purpose of the event to give exposure to more young talents and take the sport closer to the people,” said Olivier Umutangana, the...

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 12:18am

RAF hails ‘timely’ opening of WADA laboratory in EAC region

Rwanda Athletics Federation (RAF) president Fidèle Mubiligi has welcomed as major development the initiative to establish the first World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) in the East Africa region. Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU), an independent agency of world athletics ruling body IAAF, said on its...

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 11:22pm

Kigali Marathon: How to make the race a top sporting event

When the maiden Kigali International Peace Marathon was held 14 years ago, Uganda’s Joseph Nsubuga and Margret Nakindu swept the top prizes in the men and women races, respectively. Rwanda’s Epiphanie Nyirabambe finished third and was the only Rwandan to get a podium finish. The...

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 7:06pm

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