Taekwondo

Korean embassy donates Rwf20m equipment to taekwondo body

The local taekwondo federation (RTF) has received equipment worth Rwf20 million from the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Rwanda. Boniface Mbonigaba, the RTF Secretary-General, confirmed the development to Times Sport on Sunday. The received equipment include tables, ...

Monday, July 13, 2020 - 10:34am

Covid-19: More sports disciplines given greenlight to resume training

The Ministry of Sports on Thursday, July 9, issued new instructions giving more sports activities an all-clear to resume outdoor training in compliance with safety guidelines. All sporting activities – training, competitions and events – in the country were suspended on...

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 11:34am

Taekwondo: Niringiyimana eyes Paralympics ticket

Rwanda’s Para Taekwondo star Jean Claude Niringiyimana has said that he will be targeting gold medal when he represents the country at the upcoming qualifiers – in Morocco – for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The qualifiers event is scheduled for February 22-24...

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 1:03am

Taekwondo: Rwandan trio set for Olympic qualifiers in Morocco

The local taekwondo body has confirmed that Rwanda will be represented by three athletes at the upcoming qualifiers – in Morocco – for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The qualifiers tournament is due February 22-24 in Rabat, the Moroccan capital. Rwanda’s trio in Morocco...

Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 12:06am

Four nations for Taekwondo memorial tourney

This year’s Taekwondo Genocide Memorial Tournament will be contested by 120 participants from four regional countries. Times Sport has learnt. Organised every year since its maiden edition in 2014, the tournament is in honour of the sportsmen and women that passed on during the 1994 Genocide...

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 5:04am

Kwibuka24: Taekwondo memorial tournament moved to Rubavu

The fifth edition of Taekwondo Genocide Memorial Tournament will be staged in Rubavu District, the first time it will be held outside Kigali, Times Sport has learned. The one-day event, organised in honour of the over one million lives lost during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, will be...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 11:35pm

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