Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Booing ‘hurt’ sprint champion Gatlin
    Justin Gatlin poses on the podium during the victory ceremony for the men’s 100m at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London on August 6, 2017 © AFP/File / Jewel SAMAD LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 21 – The booing that resounded around the London Stadium when Justin Gatlin mounted the podium to...
  • Capital Sports: Sterling rescue act spares 10-man Man City
    Raheem Sterling shoots to score Manchester City’s equaliser against Everton in an English Premier League match on August 21, 2017. PHOTO/Daily Mail MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Aug 22- Raheem Sterling came on to score an 82nd-minute equaliser as 10-man Manchester City rescued a 1-1 draw against...
  • Capital Sports: Laiser, Kakamega off to flier in FEASSA games
    Kakamega High School’s Tonny Owino in action against Laiser Hill Academy in the final of the Schools Rugby final.photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYA NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 21- Kenyan teams at the East African Secondary School Games in Gulu, Uganda started their campaigns on a positive note with national champions...
  • Capital Sports: Promotion hunt supersedes Shield honours, say Vihiga
    Vihiga United head coach Edward manoah during a past match. PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 21 – National Super League side Vihiga United would rather concentrate on earning promotion to the Kenyan Premier League than put all their efforts towards hunting for GOtv Shield honours, head...
  • Capital Sports: Diack son, Russian officials lose ban appeal
    Papa Massata Diack, pictured in March 2017, lost his appeal against a life ban © AFP/File / SEYLLOU Lausanne, Switzerland, Aug 21 – Disgraced ex-IAAF president Lamine Diack’s son Papa Massata Diack, former Russian athletics chief Valentin Balakhnichev and coach Alexei Melnikov lost their appeals...
  • Capital Sports: Leicester condemn homophobic Brighton chants
    Leicester Police said two Leicester fans had been arrested for homophobic chants at the Brighton game © AFP/File / Justin TALLIS LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 21 – Leicester City have condemned the homophobic chanting that took place during Saturday’s 2-0 win against Brighton and Hove Albion after...
  • Capital Sports: New Nakuru Governor to set up athletics training camp
    New Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui being sworn in at the Nakuru ASK ShowGround on August 21, 2017. PHOTO/Wanjiru Macharia NAKURU, Kenya, Aug 21- Newly elected Nakuru County Governor Lee Kinyanjui has said his government will establish a fully equipped training camp for athletes and other sports in...
  • Capital Sports: Antalyaspor sign Man City’s Samir Nasri
    Antalyaspor club sources said that an official ceremony to introduce Samir Nasri was expected on Tuesday © AFP/File / Cristina QUICLER ISTANBUL, Turkey, Aug 21 – Former French international midfielder Samir Nasri on Monday signed a two year deal to join Turkish top flight side Antalyaspor from...
  • Capital Sports: Nadal hails ‘unbelievable’ climb back to No.1
    Spain’s Rafael Nadal won his 15th Grand Slam title at Roland Garros in June 2017 © AFP/File / GABRIEL BOUYS PARIS, France, Aug 21 – Rafael Nadal described as “unbelievable” his climb back to the world number one spot for the first time in three years and confirmed in the latest ATP rankings...
  • Capital Sports: Turkmen capital hopes to audition for Olympic hosting 
    The Olympic Stadium in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan which will host the opening ceremony of the 5th Asian Indoor and martial Arts Games from September 17, 2017. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan, Aug 21 – Ashgabat, the capital city of Turkmenistan will be hosting the fifth Asian Indoor and...
  • Capital Sports: Anthony Joshua open to MMA crossover fight
    Anthony Joshua says boxers struggle to adapt to mixed martial arts because they “cannot handle the submissions” © AFP/File / DON EMMERT LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 21 – World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has revealed he would be willing to take on a mixed martial arts fighter at some...
  • Capital Sports: CAF team now set to inspect Kenya for CHAN in September
    CAF vice president COnstant Omari (R) with Sports Cabinet Secretary Hassan Wario after briefing the press at the end of CAF’s five day inspection tour on June 17 ahead of CHAN 2018. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 21- The Confederation of African Football (CAF) inspection team will jet...
  • Capital Sports: Farah motors home in victorious adieu to home crowd
    Britain’s Mo Farah poses with a national flag after winning the men’s 3,000m during the 2017 IAAF Birmingham Diamond League athletics on August 20, 2017 © AFP / Oli SCARFF BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom, Aug 20 – British athletics legend Mo Farah began the day taking a lap of honour in an open top...
  • Capital Sports: Lightning strikes Shanghai SIPG’s title hopes
    Shanghai SIPG coach Andre Villas-Boas (R) said his team’s trip home from a weekend defeat had been “very bad” due to flight delays © AFP/File / STR SHANGHAI, China, Aug 21 – Shanghai SIPG’s preparations for Tuesday’s AFC Champions League quarter-final first leg against Guangzhou Evergrande have...
  • Capital Sports: Inter, Milan match Juventus with winning starts
    Inter Milan’s forward Mauro Icardi (L) celebrates after scoring a penalty kick on August 20, 2017 © AFP / MIGUEL MEDINA MILAN, Italy, Aug 21 – Inter captain Mauro Icardi hit a brace and Ivorian Franck Kessie opened his AC Milan account as the northern giants matched Juventus’s winning start to the...
  • Capital Sports: Brilliant Neymar dazzles again in PSG romp
    Paris Saint-Germain’s forward Neymar scored twice in his home debut at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris on August 20, 2017 © AFP / bertrand GUAY PARIS, France, Aug 20 – Neymar starred from beginning to end on his home debut for Paris Saint-Germain, scoring twice in a 6-2 thumping of Toulouse...
  • Capital Sports: Barcelona honour terror attack victims in Betis win
    Barcelona’s midfielder Sergi Roberto (R) celebrates after scoring against Real Betis at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on August 20, 2017 © AFP / Josep LAGO BARCELONA, Spain, Aug 20 – Barcelona got their La Liga season off to a winning start on Sunday, beating Real Betis 2-0 at a emotional Camp...
  • Capital Sports: Man City outcast Nasri in Turkey to join Antalyaspor
    Samir Nasri joined Manchester City in 2011 © AFP/File / CRISTINA QUICLER ISTANBUL, Turkey, Aug 20 – Manchester City’s former French international midfielder Samir Nasri on Sunday arrived in Turkey to join big spending Turkish side Antalyaspor on a reported two-year deal. Nasri, who spent last...
  • Capital Sports: Alonso ruins Spurs’ Wembley house-warming
    Chelsea’s defender Marcos Alonso celebrates after he scored their second goal against Tottenham Hotspur on August 20, 2017© AFP Ben STANSALL LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 20 – Tottenham Hotspur made a losing start to life as Wembley’s full-time tenants after Marcos Alonso’s double earned Premier...
  • Capital Sports: Mayweather and McGregor bout a farce:Lewis
    Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor are set to fight in Las Vegas on August 26 © Getty/AFP / Mike Lawrie LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 20 – The bout between American boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and Irish Mixed Martial Arts star Conor McGregor is not so much a superfight as a farce, said...

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