Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Fellaini sent off as Manchester United, Manchester City draw blank
    Referee Martin Atkinson (2R) shows the red card to send Manchester United’s midfielder Marouane Fellaini (C) off after an altercation with Manchester City’s striker Sergio Aguero (3L floor) during the Premier League football match April 27, 2017 © AFP / Paul ELLIS Manchester, United Kingdom, Apr 28...
  • Capital Sports: Bottas says no team orders at Mercedes
    Mercedes’ Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas attends the drivers press conference ahead of the Formula One Russian Grand Prix at the Sochi Autodrom circuit in Sochi on April 27, 2017 © AFP / ANDREJ ISAKOVIC SOCHI, Russian Federation, Apr 27 – Champions Mercedes have not spoken to Valtteri Bottas about...
  • Capital Sports: Hamilton determined to avoid Sochi ‘screw-up’
    Lewis Hamilton’s Drag Reduction System failed to engage on the back straight in Bahrain and, he hopes, he can avoid a similar weekend of frustration back at the Sochi Autodrom © AFP/File / Andrej Isakovic SOCHI, Russian Federation, Apr 27 – Lewis Hamilton will arrive in Sochi ahead of this weekend’...
  • Capital Sports: Wizards, Celtics back on top in NBA East playoffs
    Bradley Beal of the Washington Wizards puts up a shot in front of Paul Millsap (L) and Tim Hardaway Jr. of the Atlanta Hawks in Game Five of the Eastern Conference quarter-finals during the 2017 NBA Playoffs, in Washington, DC, on April 26 © Getty/AFP / Rob Carr WASHINGTON, United States, Apr 27 –...
  • Capital Sports: Man United drumbeat booms for flagging Guardiola
    Manchester United’s manager Jose Mourinho (L) shakes hands with Manchester City’s counterpart Pep Guardiola after their English Football League Cup match, in October 2016 © AFP/File / Oli Scarff MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Apr 26 – Jose Mourinho has an opportunity to score a seismic victory over...
  • Capital Sports: Spurs ready to take the fight to Chelsea, says Poch
    Tottenham Hotspur’s Christian Eriksen (L) heads the ball away from Crystal Palace’s Jason Puncheon during the match at Selhurst Park in south London on April 26, 2017 © AFP / Ben STANSALL LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 27 – Mauricio Pochettino claimed Tottenham’s gritty 1-0 win at Crystal Palace...
  • Capital Sports: Eriksen strikes late to keep Spurs in title hunt
    Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Cristian Eriksen wheels away in celebration after scoring the lone goal against Crystal Palace in an English Premier League on April 26, 2017. PHOTO/Daily Mail LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 27 –Christian Eriksen reignited Tottenham’s bid to catch Premier League leaders...
  • Capital Sports: Paul Pogba ruled out of Manchester derby
    Paul Pogba was substituted late on during Sunday’s win at Burnley. PHOTO/SKY. MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Apr 26 – Jose Mourinho has confirmed that Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is out of Thursday’s derby against Manchester City, live on Sky Sports. Pogba misses out due to a muscle injury...
  • Capital Sports: This was our worst performance, fumes Hall after Sofa loss
    AFC Leopards’ Andrew Tololwa goes up in the air to try head in a corner during their match against Sofapaka at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos on April 26, 2017. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu MACHAKOS, Kenya, Apr 26 – AFC Leopards head coach Stewart Hall has slammed the performance of his players after...
  • Capital Sports: Nadal cruises in Barcelona Open, Murray gets walkover
    Spain’s Rafael Nadal returns the ball to Spain’s Albert Ramos-Vinolas during the final of Monte-Carlo ATP Masters Series Tournament tennis match, on April 23, 2017 in Monaco © AFP/File / Yann COATSALIOU BARCELONA, Spain, Apr 26 – Rafael Nadal began his quest for a 10th Barcelona Open title in...
  • Capital Sports: Sharapova begins tennis comeback from doping ban
    Russia’s Maria Sharapova returns from a 15-month doping ban at Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Germany on April 26, 2017 © AFP/File / Peter Parks STUTTGART, Germany, Apr 26 – Maria Sharapova made her controversial return from a 15-month doping ban on Wednesday as the Russian superstar took on Italian...
  • Capital Sports: Guardiola not interested in Spurs star Alli
    Manchester City’s manager Pep Guardiola is set to end a season without a trophy for the first time as a manager © AFP/File / Glyn KIRK MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Apr 26 – Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola reassured his Tottenham Hotspur counterpart Mauricio Pochettino on Wednesday that he is...
  • Capital Sports: FIFA confirms video refereeing at 2018 World Cup
    The video assistant referee system is placed beside the pitch prior to the Club World Cup semi-final football match between Mexico’s Club America and Spain’s Real Madrid at Yokohama International stadium in Yokohama on December 15, 2016 © AFP/File / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA Santiago, Chile, Apr 26 – FIFA...
  • Capital Sports: Sharapova wins on return from doping ban
    Russia’s Maria Sharapova reacts after defeating Italy’s Roberta Vinci in their first round match at the WTA tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, southwestern Germany, on April 26, 2017 © AFP / THOMAS KIENZLE STUTTGART, Germany, Apr 26 – Maria Sharapova marked her return from a 15-month doping ban on...
  • Capital Sports: Messi scores twice as Barcelona hit Osasuna for seven
    Barcelona’s forward Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring a goal during the Spanish league football match against Osasuna April 26, 2017 © AFP / LLUIS GENE BARCELONA, Spain, Apr 26 – Lionel Messi rewarded a homage by Barcelona fans with two more goals as they thrashed Osasuna 7-1 to move three...
  • Capital Sports: Muluya delighted as Sharks pick third win
    Kariobangi Sharks players Ovella Ochieng, Duka Abuya and Massoud Juma celebrate Rodgers Omondi’s goal against Thika United in a Kenyan Premier League match at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos on April 26, 2017. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu MACHAKOS, Kenya, Apr 26 – Kenyan Premier League new comers...
  • Capital Sports: Posta beats Sony to remain top, Gor hit Bandari in Mombasa
    Posta Rangers players celebrate after scoring a goal in a past match. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu MACHAKOS, Kenya, Apr 26 – Posta Rangers retained top spot on the Kenyan Premier League table after a hard fought 1-0 win over Sony Sugar at the Awendo Green Stadium on Wednesday evening, remaining the only...
  • Capital Sports: Keino out of NOCK presidential race, Tergat unopposed
    NOCK Chairman Kipchoge Keino with athletic legend and SOYA awards Founder Paul Tergat. PHOTO/The Star NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 26 – World Cross Country legend Paul Tergat is all but set to become the new president of the National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOCK) after incumbent Kipchoge Keino failed to...
  • Capital Sports: Joey Barton banned by FA over betting
    Joey Barton’s career could be over after he was banned for 18 months. PHOTO/SKYSPORT. LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 26- Burnley midfielder Joey Barton has been banned from all football-related activity for 18 months after an FA Association hearing over breaches of betting rules. Barton accepted a...
  • Capital Sports: Conte lauds Chelsea for passing Saints test
    Chelsea’s Antonio Conte shouts instructions during the Premier League match against Southampton at Stamford Bridge in London, on April 25, 2017 © AFP / Glyn KIRK London, United Kingdom, Apr 26 – Chelsea manager Antonio Conte said his side had taken “a big psychological step” after they defeated...

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