Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Williams drugs charge ‘harms All Blacks legacy’
    Former All Black Ali Williams (C) earned a reputation as a prankster during his playing days © POOL/AFP/File / Ross LAND WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Feb 27 – New Zealand media Monday accused Ali Williams of tarnishing the image of the All Blacks after French police charged the World Cup-winning former...
  • Capital Sports: Zidane hails impact of subs in Madrid comeback
    Alvaro Morata celebrates the winning goal after Real Madrid stage a comeback to beat Villareal 3-2 © AFP / BIEL ALINO MADRID, Spain, Feb 27 – Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane hailed the impact of Isco and Alvaro Morata off the bench as the European champions came from 2-0 down at Villarreal on...
  • Capital Sports: Mourinho demands Manchester United trophy charge
    Manchester United’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic embraces team manager Jose Mourinho after their victory in the English League Cup final match against Southampton, at Wembley stadium in London, on February 26, 2017 © AFP / Ian Kington LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 27 – Jose Mourinho has challenged his...
  • Capital Sports: Messi haunts Atletico again to send Barca top
    Barcelona’s forward Lionel Messi (C) scores a goal during the Spanish league football match Club Atletico de Madrid vs FC Barcelona at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid on February 26, 2017 © AFP / GERARD JULIEN MADRID, Spain, Feb 26 – Under-fire Barcelona coach Luis Enrique thanked the “...
  • Capital Sports: Ibra double downs Saints in Wembley thriller
    Manchester United’s striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic (2nd L) jumps to head their third goal during the English League Cup final football match between Manchester United and Southampton at Wembley stadium in north London on February 26, 2017 © AFP / Ian KINGTON LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 26 – Zlatan...
  • Capital Sports: Spurs up to second as Kane treble crushes Stoke
    Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane celebrates scoring his third goal against Stoke at White Hart Lane on February 26, 2017 © AFP / OLLY GREENWOOD LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 26 – Harry Kane hit a first-half hat-trick as Tottenham stormed up to second in the Premier League with a 4-0 home demolition of...
  • Capital Sports: Murray says fully fit for Dubai ATP
    Britain’s Andy Murray hits a return against Germany’s Mischa Zverev during their men’s singles match at the Australian Open in Melbourne on January 22, 2017 © AFP/File / PAUL CROCK DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb 26 – Andy Murray leads a trio of Grand Slam champions into the Dubai Tennis...
  • Capital Sports: Japan’s ‘King Kazu’ turns 50 with J-League start
    Former Japan striker Kazuyoshi Miura celebrates his 50th birthday with fans on February 26, 2017 © AFP / TORU YAMANAKA YOKOHAMA, Japan, Feb 26 – Twinkle-toed former Japan striker Kazuyoshi Miura celebrated his 50th birthday by starting a J-League game for Yokohama FC on Sunday, marking yet another...
  • Capital Sports: Conte wants another 29 points
    Antonio Conte’s Chelsea are 11 points clear at the top of the Premier League LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 26 – Despite moving 11 points clear at the top of the Premier League table on Saturday, Chelsea manager Antonio Conte will not be happy until the title is mathematically secure. As the Italian...
  • Capital Sports: ‘I’m a clean athlete’ insists Mo Farah
    Britain’s Mo Farah celebrating winning the Men’s 5000m Final during the athletics event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 20, 2016 © AFP/File / FRANCK FIFE London, United Kingdom, Feb 26 – Britain’s four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah on Sunday insisted he was “a clean athlete” after a leaked...
  • Capital Sports: Pull-outs won’t affect World U18 Champs, says IAAF delegate
    IAAF Media Delegate Olof Brockmann with Local Organizing Committee member Chris Mutungi inspecting the Moi Sports STadium Kasarani. PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 26 –Despite various countries pulling out of July’s IAAF World U18 Athletics Championship to be held in Nairobi, IAAF Press...
  • Capital Sports: Mourinho demands United hunger for Wembley showdown
    Jose Mourinho (R) could become the first Manchester United manager to win a top prize in his maiden season if his team beat Southampton in the League Cup © AFP/File / Scott Heppell LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 26 – Jose Mourinho can win the first major silverware of his Manchester United reign in...
  • Capital Sports: Vardy denies role in Ranieri sacking
    Former Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri (L) talks with striker Jamie Vardy on the touchline in August 2016 LEICESTER, United Kingdom, Feb 26 – Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy has reacted angrily to suggestions he had anything to do with the decision to sack manager Claudio Ranieri on...
  • Capital Sports: Perfect day for Kenya as Kipsang wins Tokyo Marathon
    Wilson Kipsang (C) comes in ahead of five other Kenyan runners to win the Tokyo Marathon © AFP / KAZUHIRO NOGI TOKYO, Japan, Feb 26 – Kenya’s Wilson Kipsang stormed to victory in the Tokyo Marathon on Sunday in the fastest race ever run in Japan. The former world record holder clocked 2hr 3min...
  • Capital Sports: Pacquiao to fight Britain’s Khan in April
    Manny Pacquiao is set to fight Amir Khan in April © AFP / John GURZINSKI MANILA, Philippines, Feb 26 – Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao and British fighter Amir Khan confirmed separately on Sunday that they would face each other on April 23 after weeks of conflicting reports. Pacquiao tweeted...
  • Capital Sports: US anti-doping agency confirms Salazar dossier
    The United States Anti-Doping Agency confirms compiling a dossier on Alberto Salazar © GETTY IMAGES/AFP/File / ANDY LYONS LOS ANGELES, United States, Feb 26 – The United States Anti-Doping Agency confirmed it had compiled a dossier on controversial coach Alberto Salazar following a report accusing...
  • Capital Sports: Lewandowski leads Bayern to new rout against Hamburg
    Bayern Munich’s striker Robert Lewandowski scores a penalty during the German first division Bundesliga football match against Hamburg SV February 25, 2017 © AFP / Guenter SCHIFFMANN BERLIN, Germany, Feb 25 – Robert Lewandowski netted a hat-trick as Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich handed Hamburg...
  • Capital Sports: Chelsea go 11 points clear, Leicester into bottom three
    Chelsea’s midfielder Cesc Fabregas (R) and midfielder Pedro (L) celebrate after Fabregas scored the opening goal during the English Premier League football match against Swansea February 25, 2017 © AFP / Glyn KIRK London, United Kingdom, Feb 25 – Chelsea surged 11 points clear at the top of the...
  • Capital Sports: Capital FM defend Standard Chartered Road to Anfield title
    Capital FM celebrating after beating Letshego 1-0 to write history as the first team to defend the Standard Chartered Road to Anfield title. NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 25 – Capital FM showed a character of a champion to successfully defend the local Road to Anfield title after beating Letshego Rangers 1-0...
  • Capital Sports: League Cup glory key to Mourinho’s United revolution
    After being sacked by Chelsea last season, Jose Mourinho arrived at United in July with a point to prove after critics questioned whether he had lost his magic touch © AFP/File / PHILIPPE DESMAZES LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 25 – Jose Mourinho has challenged Manchester United’s stars to prove his...

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