Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: CSKA Moscow stun Real Madrid at the Bernabeu
    CSKA Moscow stunned Real Madrid but still finished bottom of their Champions League group PARIS, France, Dec 12 – CSKA Moscow stunned a much-changed Real Madrid with a 3-0 victory at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday, but still finished bottom of Champions League Group G as Viktoria Plzen beat...
  • Capital Sports: Kenya to face Uganda in COPA quarters
    Botswana’s, Leatile Lekhutile (in blue) sprints towards the Kenyan goalpost as Kenya’s, Leon David looks on during the COPA Coca-Cola Africa Cup Tournament held at Nakuru Boys High School grounds. Kenya beat Botswana, 3- 0. NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 12 – Kenya’s representatives St. Anthony’s Boys Kitale...
  • Capital Sports: Sofa beats Shabana to clinch Jamhuri Cup
    Sofapaka FC players celebrate after clinching the Jamhuri Day Cup at the Camp Toyoyo Ground on December 12, 2018. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 12 – Kenyan Premier League side Sofapaka came from a goal down to beat National Super League side Sofapaka 3-1 to clinch the Jamhuri Day Cup in...
  • Capital Sports: New boss Oktay gets Gor dancing again
    Gor Mahia players Samuel Onyango and Ephraim Guikan celebrate one of the goals during their 4-0 win over Zoo Kericho at the Kasarani Stadium on December 12, 2018. PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 12 – Defending champions Gor Mahia bounced back to winning ways in an emphatic manner...
  • Capital Sports: Arsenal’s Maitland-Niles makes racism claim
    Arsenal’s Ainsley Maitland-Niles says the racist abuse he has received is “disgusting” © AFP/File / Ben STANSALL LONDON, United Kingdom, Dec 12 – Arsenal midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles claims he has endured similar racist abuse to Manchester City star Raheem Sterling. Sterling allegedly suffered...
  • Capital Sports: C.Africa football boss held in France on war crimes charges
    Patrice-Edouard Ngaissona, pictured here at the general assembly Confederation of African Football in Casablanca, Morocco, where he was elected to the executive board © AFP / FADEL SENNA THE HAGUE, Netherlands, Dec 12 – France on Wednesday arrested a member of Africa’s top footballing body on war...
  • Capital Sports: Koscielny set for first Arsenal start since May
    Unai Emery has welcomed back Laurent Koscielny from a long-term injury © AFP / Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS LONDON, United Kingdom, Dec 12 – Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny will make his first appearance since May when the injury-plagued French international starts Thursday’s Europa League tie against...
  • Capital Sports: Dortmund hope to avoid Klopp’s Liverpool in last 16
    Dortmund celebrated first place before thoughts turned to possible reunions with an old friend © AFP / VALERY HACHE BERLIN, Germany, Dec 12 – Borussia Dortmund are hoping to avoid ex-coach Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool when the last 16 of the Champions League is drawn on Monday. Liverpool’s tense 1-0...
  • Capital Sports: Wide berth for sports in Presidential Awards
    Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge reacts after winning the Berlin Marathon setting a new world record on September 16, 2018 in Berlin. NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 12 – In a year where Kenyan sportsmen achieved, others over-achieved in their various sports disciplines, only two of them made it to the list of 402 set...
  • Capital Sports: Curry’s moon theory leaves NASA baffled
    Stephen Curry has questioned whether the moon landings were real © GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP / Kevin C. Cox LOS ANGELES, United States, Dec 11 – Golden State Warriors ace Stephen Curry is no stranger to the occasional moon shot. But the NBA star’s suggestion that the lunar landings may have...
  • Capital Sports: Yaya leaves Olympiakos after playing only 5 matches
    Yaya Toure only played five times for Olympiakos © AFP/File / Aris Messinis PIRAEUS, Greece, Dec 11 – Former Manchester City and Barcelona midfielder Yaya Toure has left Olympiakos for a second time, after only playing five times, the Greek Super League club announced on Tuesday. Toure, 35, joined...
  • Capital Sports: Spurs hold Barca qualify for UEFA CL last 16
    Tottenham needed a late goal from Lucas Moura to edge into the last 16 © AFP / Josep LAGO BARCELONA, Spain, Dec 12 – Tottenham came back from the brink in the Champions League on Tuesday as Lucas Moura’s late equaliser salvaged a 1-1 draw against Barcelona and sent them through to the last 16....
  • Capital Sports: Rockets blast Blazers, Spurs eclipse Suns
    James Harden helped the Houston Rockets halt a three-game losing streak with 29 points against Portland © GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP / Rob Carr LOS ANGELES, United States, Dec 12 – James Harden scored 29 points as the Houston Rockets halted their three-game losing streak with a 111-103 victory...
  • Capital Sports: Alisson, Salah take Liverpool into last 16
    Mohamed Salah’s winner took Liverpool into the Champions League last 16 with a 1-0 victory over Napoli © AFP / Paul ELLIS LIVERPOOL, United Kingdom, Dec 12 – Goalkeeper Alisson Becker was labelled a “life saver” by Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp for a last-gasp save that secured a 1-0 win over...
  • Capital Sports: Three things we learned from Liverpool v Napoli
    Mohamed Salah celebrates the goal that sent Liverpool into the Champions League last 16 © AFP / Paul ELLIS LIVERPOOL, United Kingdom, Dec 12 – Liverpool survived their do-or-die shoot-out with Napoli to reach the Champions League last 16 with a 1-0 win on Tuesday. Here are three things we learned...
  • Capital Sports: Spurs defied doubters by pulling off UCL escape- Pochettino
    Spurs’ Mauricio Pochettino celebrates his team’s qualification for the next round of the Champions League © AFP / Josep LAGO BARCELONA, Spain, Dec 12 – Mauricio Pochettino revelled in Tottenham defying what he said many had dubbed “mission impossible” on Tuesday as they drew away to Barcelona and...
  • Capital Sports: Inter Milan out of Champions League after PSV stalemate
    Inter Milan’s Argentine forward Mauro Icardi scored on his 200th appearance for the Italian club © AFP / Miguel MEDINA MILAN, Italy, Dec 12 – Inter Milan crashed out of the Champions League on Tuesday after being held 1-1 by PSV Eindhoven at the San Siro as Group B rivals Tottenham Hotspur gained a...
  • Capital Sports: No rest for Ronaldo as Juve target top spot
    Cristiano Ronaldo is the record scorer in Champions League with 120 goals. © AFP / FABRICE COFFRINI BERN, Switzerland, Dec 11 – Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri confirmed that Cristiano Ronaldo will start Wednesday’s Champions League game against Young Boys in Switzerland as the Italian...
  • Capital Sports: Mozambique dump Malawi out of COPA
    Mozambique’s, Faizal Ali (left), defends his ball possession against Malawi’s, Peterson Nyamwera during the COPA Coca Cola Africa Cup Tournament held at Nakuru Boys High School grounds. Mozambique beat Malawi, 2-0. NAKURU, Kenya, Dec 11 – Malawi are the first team to be dumped out of the Copa Coca-...
  • Capital Sports: Pep praises ‘incredible’ Sterling for confronting racism
    Pep Guardiola has hailed Raheem Sterling after the racism row that marred Manchester City’s defeat at Chelsea © AFP / Paul ELLIS MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Dec 11 – Pep Guardiola has praised Manchester City star Raheem Sterling for refusing to be intimidated by the menace of racism in football....

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