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Past articles by Peter:

It still feels ‘surreal’, Muhadjiri on record move to Emirates FC

Muhadjiri Hakizimana has admitted ‘it still feels surreal’ after completing his record move to Emirates Football Club in United Arab Emirates last week. The former APR forward was signed for $300,000 (about Rwf274 million), making him Rwanda’s most expensive player in history. “It still feels like a dream,” he told Times Sport in a telephone interview on Sunday. The 25-year-old added: “After… → Read More

Peace Cup 2019: Rayon to face AS Kigali as Police draw Kiyovu in semi-finals

The final will be played on July 4 – with the winners automatically qualifying for the 2019/2020 CAF Confederation Cup. → Read More

Bimenyimana on target as Rayon storm Conf Cup quarter-finals

Wednesday Group D Rayon Sports 1-0 Young Africans USM Alger 2-1 Gor Mahia RAYON Sports turned on style to beat Tanzania’s Young Africans in Kigali yesterday to become the first Rwandan football club to reach the quarter-finals of any continental competition. The eight-time Rwanda champions sailed through to the last eight after edging the Tanzanian giants 1-0 at a fully-packed Kigali Stadium to… → Read More

All set for Huye Rally

All is set for the 2018 Huye Rally taking place this weekend in Huye District. The two-day race has attracted a record 19 drivers who will be vying for the for championship points. The 35th edition of the annual Huye Rally is the second event on the national Rally Championship which is comprised of rally events. The motosport competition in South Province is organized in memory of late Claude… → Read More

All set for Huye Rally

All is set for the 2018 Huye Rally taking place this weekend in Huye District. The two-day race has attracted a record 19 drivers who will be vying for the for championship points. The 35th edition of the annual Huye Rally is the second event on the national Rally Championship which is comprised of rally events. The motosport competition in South Province is organized in memory of late Claude… → Read More

Rwanda: Roberto Oliveira - Rayon Sports Appoint the Brazilian as Head Coach

Rwandan champions Rayon Sports have appointed Brazilian Roberto Oliveira Goncalves do Carmo as their new first-team head coach, replacing Ivan Minneart who is set to be assigned as the club's football academy coach. → Read More

Rwanda: Cecafa Women Challenge Cup Postponed

Rwanda Football Federation, FERWAFA, has postponed hosting of the 2018 CECAFA Women Challenge Cup which was scheduled for May 12-22 in Kigali. → Read More

Rwanda/Kenya: Meddie Kagere, Four Others Acquire Rwandan Citizenship

Footballers Meddie Kagere (Gor Mahia, Kenya) Hussein Cyiza (Mukura), Jimmy Mashingirwa 'Mbaraga' Kibengo (AS Kigali), Andre Fils Lomami (Kiyovu) and Peter 'Kagabo' Otema (Musanze) yesterday completed their naturalisation process. → Read More

Rwanda/Libya: Drama as Libya Go Through to CHAN Quarter-Finals

An injury-time goal from Libya striker Elmutasem Abushnaf ended Rwanda's hopes of reaching the quarterfinals of the African Nations Championships (CHAN) for the second time in a row. → Read More

East Africa: Kagere Delighted After He's Named Kenya Footballer of the Year

FORMER Rwanda international and Gor Mahia striker Meddie Kagere expressed delight after he was named the Sports Journalists Association of Kenya (SJAK) 2017 Footballer of the Year in a ceremony held at the National Museum of Kenya in Nairobi on Monday. → Read More

Rwanda: Areyuya Nominated for 2017 Best African Cyclist

The 2017 Tour du Rwanda winner, Joseph Areruya has been named among the 15 nominees of the 2017 best African cyclist. The winner will be announced on December 20. → Read More

Rwanda: Byukusenge Appointed as Youth, Women's Team Coach

Former Team Rwanda rider Nathan Byukusenge has been appointed as the national cycling coach in charge of women and the junior teams. FERWACY president Aimable Bayingana confirmed the development to Times Sport, adding that this was aimed at giving chance to former Team Rwanda cyclists to be part of the development of the sport in the country. → Read More

Rwanda/Kenya: Amavubi Off to Nairobi for Cecafa Senior Challenge

The national football team (Amavubi) will depart for the Kenyan capital Nairobi on Friday ahead of the 39th CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup slated for December 3 to 17. → Read More

Rwanda: Swiss Claims Stage 2 as Tour Du Rwanda Hots Up

Debutant Simon Pellaud, riding for American UCI Continental Team Illuminate, dominated the second stage of this year's Tour du Rwanda from Nyanza-Rubavu after clocking 4 hours, 32 minutes and 30 seconds. → Read More

Rwanda: Areruya Takes Yellow Jersey As Tour Du Rwanda Enters Day 3

Rwandan Joseph Areruya, riding for South Africa-based UCI Continental Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka, won stage one of the 2017 Tour du Rwanda, from Kigali to Huye District after covering the 120.3km distance in 3 hours, 12 minutes and 12 seconds. → Read More

Rwanda Qualify for CHAN 2018 Finals

Rwanda has qualified for the 2018 African Nations Championships (CHAN) finals tournament on the expense of Ethiopia after both teams played out a goalless draw in the second leg of their Play-off qualifier on Sunday at Kigali Stadium. → Read More

Bakame cautions Amavubi ahead of CHAN return leg

DESPITE seeing his side beat Ethiopia 3-2 in the first leg of CHAN play-offs, Rwanda team captain Eric 'Bakame' Ndayishimiye has warned that it is not over yet as the country looks to seal a ticket to next year’s finals tournament in Morocco. → Read More

Rwanda: Rwf29 Million Earmarked for Tennis Open

Organizing this year's Rwanda Tennis Open will cost an estimated Rwf29 million. Rwanda Tennis Federation president, Kassim Ntageruka made the announcement during a news conference at Amahoro Stadium on Monday. → Read More

Duo call for early preps ahead of Commonwealth Games

The duo of beach volleyball players Charlote Nzayisenga and Denyse Mutatsimpundu have requested for support to start early preparations ahead of next year’s Commonwealth Games to be held in Austria. → Read More

1000 girls trained at Live Your Goals Festival

Atleast 1000 girls from five districts have been trained in the second edition of the Live Your Goals Festival in Rwanda. The trainees came from Ruhango, Muhanga, Kayonza, Gicumbi and Musanze where the festival concluded on Friday . → Read More