Tour du Rwanda

Rwandan duo on African Cyclist of the Year shortlist

RWANDA’s Didier Munyaneza and Joseph Areruya have been included on a raft of 15 celebrated riders on the continent for the African Cyclist of the Year 2019 award. Areruya, 23, is the title holder. He won the award last December, largely thanks to his victories at the 2017 Tour du Rwanda,...

Saturday, November 30, 2019 - 12:09am

Cycling: How Skol is contributing to talent detection, development

Skol Brewery Ltd continues to conduct competitions of ride stationary bikes in a move to help young cyclists across the country realise their potential in the sport. The competitions occur at every venue of the Rwanda Cycling Cup, a year-round championship that is also mainly sponsored by Skol...

Saturday, November 30, 2019 - 12:03am

Editorial: Tour du Rwanda 2019 was a valuable learning experience for Rwandan riders

After eight days of dominating the lives of riders and fans alike, the curtain finally came down on 2019 Tour du Rwanda, an edition that will be remembered as one in which Rwandan riders reaped little – other than cycling lessons – having dominated the annual UCI Africa Tour race for...

Monday, March 4, 2019 - 1:24am

Tour du Rwanda 2019: When cycling and music met - PHOTOS

As curtains fell on Tour du Rwanda 2019 yesterday, one thing stood out:–music and cycling is a match made in heaven. From different artistes performing for partners on road shows to “Tuzamukane” Tour du Rwanda concert, music was partof the tour from start to finish. No wonder at...

Monday, March 4, 2019 - 12:28am

Kudus is the Tour du Rwanda 2019 champion

Sunday Stage 8 (select results) 1. Pinzon Rodrigo Contreras – 1:33:10 2. Merhawi Kudus – 1:34:16 3. Fedeli Alessandro – 1:34:16 7. Matteo Badilatti – 1:34:16 8. Rein Taaramae – 1:34:19 10. Valens Ndayisenga – 1:34:22 11. Joseph Areruya – 1:34:...

Sunday, March 3, 2019 - 7:40pm

Tour du Rwanda 2019: Debesay wins Stage 7 as race for yellow jersey goes to the wire

Sunday Stage 8: Kigali – Kigali (66.8km) Saturday Stage 7 (select results) 1. Yakob Debesay (Eritrea) – 2:12:35 2. Alessandro Fedeli (Delko Marseille) – 2:12:56 3. Adrien Guillonnet (Inter Pro) – 2:12:56 4. Sirak Tesfom (Eritrea) – 2:12:57 5. Ricardo...

Sunday, March 3, 2019 - 7:06am

Kasperkiewicz wins Stage 6 but Kudus remains in control

Saturday Stage 7: Bugesera – Kigali (84.1km) Friday Stage 6 1. Przemyslaw Kasperkiewicz – 2:49:57 2. Pablo Muiño Torres – 2:50:01 3. Youcef Renguigui – 2:50:01 4. Henok Mulueberham – 2:50:01 5. Julien Trarieux – 2:50:01 7. Samuel Mugisha – 2:50:01...

Sunday, March 3, 2019 - 3:26am

Tour du Rwanda will always be a huge blessing for Rwanda’s tourism

I have often pointed out that I am not a very keen sports fan. I don’t put my weekends aside to put my blood pressure on the line for games being played and broadcast on TV. And you will hardly ever find me wearing a sports jersey to show my strong attachment to a given sports entity. However...

Sunday, March 3, 2019 - 12:44am

Biniam outsprints Areruya to take Stage 5 as Kudus remains in yellow - PHOTOS

Friday Stage 6: Musanze – Bugesera (121.1km) Thursday Stage 5: Select results 1. Girmay Biniam Hailu (Eritrea) – 3:42:01 2. Joseph Areruya (Delko Marseille) – 3:42:01 3. Daniel Turek (Isreal Academy) – 3:42:01 4. Didier Munyaneza (Benediction) – 3:42:01...

Friday, March 1, 2019 - 1:52am

Tour du Rwanda 2019: Munyaneza 'open to offers' for Pro move

Thursday Stage 5: Karongi – Musanze (138.7km) General classification 1. Merhawi Kudus (Astana) – 13:48:19 2. Rein Taaramae (Direct Energie) – 13:48:17 3. Matteo Badilatti (Israel Academy) – 13:49:04 4. Ricardo Aguirre (Inter Pro) – 13:49:19 5. Sirak Tesform...

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 10:22am

Tour du Rwanda 2019: Colombian Avila wins Stage 4 as Kudus retains yellow jersey – PHOTOS

Thursday Stage 5: Karongi – Musanze (138.7 km) Wednesday Stage 4 (Select results) 1. Edwin Avila Vanegas (Isreal Academy) – 2:37:32 2. Torres Muiño Pablo (Interpro) – 2:37:32 3. Sirak Tesfom (Eritrea) – 2:37:35 4. Samuel Mugisha (DiData) – 2:37:35 5. David...

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 8:35am

Tour du Rwanda 2019: Kudus looks to tighten grip on yellow jersey

Wednesday Stage 4: Rubavu – Karongi (102.6km) General Classification 1. Merhawi Kudus – 11:05:04 2. Rein Taaramae – 11:05:21 3. Matteo Badialatti – 11:05:49 4. Aguirre Ricardo – 11:06:04 5. Rodrigo Contreras – 11:13:08 Rwandans 10. Joseph Areruya...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 1:23pm

Tour du Rwanda 2019: Tough day for Rwandans as Kudus wins another stage to extend lead -- PHOTOS

Stage 3 – select results 1. Merhawi Kudus (Astana) – 5:21:15 2. Rein Taaramae (Direct Energie) – 5:21:30 3. Matteo Badialatti (Israel Academy) – 5:21:58 4. Aguirre Ricardo (Interpro) – 5: 22:13 5. Rodrigo Contreras (Astana) – 5:29:17 10....

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 9:48am

Tour du Rwanda 2019: Ndayisenga still ‘optimistic’ for yellow jersey – PHOTOS

Tuesday Stage 3: Huye – Rubavu (213.1km) General classification 1. Kudus Merhawi (Astana Pro Team) – 5:43:49 2. Kasperkiewicz Przemyslaw (Delko Marseille) – 5:43:51 3. Joseph Areruya (Delko Marseille) – 5:43:51 4. Simon Guglielmi (Equipe de France) – 5:43:51...

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 12:49pm

Tour du Rwanda 2019: Merhawi Kudus takes yellow jersey after Stage 2 victory

Monday Stage 2 – Top five 1. Merhawi Kudus (Astana) – 3:02:17 2. Kasperkiewicz Przmyslaw (Delko Marseille) – 3:02:19 3. Girmay Hailu Biniam (Eritrea) 3:02:19 4. Joseph Areruya (Delko Marseille) 3:02:19 5. Contreras Pinzon Rodrigo (Astana) – 3:02:19 General...

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 12:05am

Tour du Rwanda 2019: Teamwork is our main weapon, says Areruya as his French side grabs early lead

Monday Stage 2: Kigali – Huye (120.5km) The 2017 Tour du Rwanda winner, Joseph Areruya, has insisted that his side Delko Marseille Provedence are in Rwanda to fight for the yellow jersey as a team. The 22-year-old Rwandan, who joined the French side in February 2018, finished fourth...

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 9:14am

Tour du Rwanda 2019: Could this be the end of dominance for home riders?

History beckons for Tour du Rwanda as it enters a new era as a UCI 2.2 category race on Sunday, making it only the second African race at that level – the other one being Gabon’s La Tropicale Amissa Bongo. Cycling experts have primed Tour du Rwanda to automatically take over from...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 12:39pm

Rwandan riders step up preps ahead of Tour du Rwanda

ALL Team Rwanda riders have entered camp at the Musanze-based Africa Rising Cycling Centre as the team step up final preparations ahead of 2019 Tour du Rwanda, which is scheduled to run from February 24 through March 3. Unlike in the last ten years when Rwanda used to be represented by three teams...

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 9:16am

Ferwacy names Team Rwanda roster for World Champs

Sept 22-30 The 2018 UCI Road World Championships Rwanda Cycling Federation (Ferwacy) has announced Team Rwanda’s roster that will represent the country at the forthcoming 2018 UCI Road World Championships. This year’s edition of the annual event is scheduled for September 22-30 in...

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 11:50am

Team Rwanda needs bigger budget to make a mark on global arena – Magnell

Following the conclusion of the Tour de l’Avenir, Team Rwanda Cycling head coach Sterling Magnell has something to say: A bigger budget and commitment from both the Ministry of Sports and the cycling federation can break new ground for the team’s success on global scene. From August 17...

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 11:29pm