Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Arsenal players letting Wenger down -Ramsey
    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has come under heavy fire after his team’s humiliating Champions League defeat at the hands of Bayern Munich LONDON, United Kingdom, March 1 – Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey has voiced his support for manager Arsene Wenger, insisting that the players have let him down...
  • Capital Sports: Nigeria likely to back Hayatou for CAF job
    CAF President Issa Hayatou reveals Gabon as AFCON hosts. PHOTO/FILE. ABUJA, Nigeria, Mar 1 – Nigeria looks likely to back Confederation of African Football president Issa Hayatou for re-election, despite the personal preferences of the head of the country’s football association. Sports minister...
  • Capital Sports: Lewa Marathon targets Sh102mn for 2017
    Lewa Conservancy CEO Mike Watson (right) enjoys a chat with Safaricom Director for strategy and innovation Joe Ogutu (centre) and a member of the Lewa community Josephine Ekiru during the launch of the 2017.PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 1- The 2017 edition of the Safaricom Lewa Marathon...
  • Capital Sports: All set for Safari as Kenya auditions to FIA
    Jaspreet Singh Chatthe drives his Mitsubish EVO X through a water hole during the KCB Safari Rally. PHOTO/File NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 1 – The Kenya Motorsports Federation (KMSF) will have an audition at this year’s Safari Rally between March 17 and 19 as they hope to catch the attention of the world...
  • Capital Sports: NSL kicks-off Sat as KPL remains in the cold
    Nzoia United’s Kalistus Machasio closely guards KCB winger Benjamin Chaka.PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu. NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 1 – The second tier National Super League will kick-off this weekend with nine matches on the cards, even as the country continues to wait for the release of the Kenyan Premier...
  • Capital Sports: Liverpool report £19.8 mn annual loss, despite record revenue
    Fenway Sports Group took full control of Liverpool in 2010 © AFP / PAUL ELLIS London, United Kingdom, Mar 1 – Liverpool announced a pre-tax loss of £19.8 million ($24.5 million, 23.2 million euros) for last year on Wednesday, despite record revenue of £301 million. The loss in the year ending May...
  • Capital Sports: 16-year-old Otieno trains with Hull Academy
    16-year-old Joshua Otieno remained in Hull City to train with the English Premier League side Academy.PHOTO/courtesy NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 1 – Despite not kicking a ball in the once in a life time opportunity where the Kenyan Premier League AllStars team played English Premier League development...
  • Capital Sports: FIFA chief Infantino promises Africa World Cup dream
    Gianni Infantino promised African federations he would increase the continent’s meagre five World Cup berths if he was elected FIFA president in 2016 © AFP / Ye Aung Thu NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania, Mar 1 – FIFA president Gianni Infantino vows to honour a promise to hike Africa’s World Cup finals berths...
  • Capital Sports: Fan throws plate at Pogba in Restaurant
    The incident happened before Pogba (right, with boss Jose Mourinho) played in Manchester United’s 3-2 win over Southampton in the League Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Sunday. PHOTO/DM. MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Mar 1 – Dramatic footage emerged on Tuesday of the world’s most expensive footballer...
  • Capital Sports: Driftwood to kick-off 2017 National 7s Series
    Former Prime minister Raila Amolo Odinga presenting the Dala 7s trophy to Main Cup champions Homeboyz. PHOTO/KRU NAIROBI, Kenya, March 1 – Unlike its tradition, Mombasa’s Driftwood Sevens will get the 2017 Kenya Rugby Union National Sevens Series underway on the weekend of July 22.  It will be...
  • Capital Sports: Liverpool ready to host 2022 Commonwealth Games if Durban drops out
    Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson announces the city’s desire to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games if Durban withdraws because of financial pressures © AFP/File / PAUL ELLIS LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 28 – Liverpool is ready to stage the 2022 Commonwealth Games if Durban withdraws because of...
  • Capital Sports: Kenya’s Kiptanui targets Vienna a second time
    Eliud Kiptanui clocks 2:05:39 for course record at 2010 Prague Marathon (PIM Organisers) © Copyright NAIROBI, Kenya, March 1 – Seven years after a natural disaster got in the way of him making his Vienna City Marathon debut, Eliud Kiptanui will line up for the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on 23 April...
  • Capital Sports: McIlroy defends round with US Presi Trump
    Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland practices for the WGC-Mexico Championship, in Mexico City, on February 28, 2017 MEXICO CITY, Mexico, March 1 – Rory McIlroy on Tuesday defended his recent round of golf with US President Donald Trump as he prepared for this week’s WGC-Mexico Championship. The...
  • Capital Sports: Hull City striker Mbokani out for six weeks
    Mbokani celebrating LONDON, United Kingdom, March 1 – Hull City have released an injury update that includes the news that Democratic Republic of the Congo striker Dieumerci Mbokani will be sidelined for six weeks. The 31-year-old Dynamo Kyiv frontman, who is currently on loan with the Tigers,...
  • Capital Sports: Klopp to decide Sturridge’s Liverpool future
    Liverpool’s striker Daniel Sturridge holds his foot after appearing to pick up an injury during the English Premier League football match between Sunderland and Liverpool at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland, north-east England on January 2, 2017 LONDON, United Kingdom, March 1 – Jurgen Klopp...
  • Capital Sports: Coach Odera names provisional Chipu squad
    National rugby U-19 head coach Paul Odera (left) while naming the team for the CAR 1A Cup.PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, March 1 – The national Under-20 head coach Paul Odera has named a provisional squad of 41 players to prepare for the 2017 Africa Championship slated for April 17-23 in...
  • Capital Sports: Kenya pulls out of Youth Commonwealth Games
    But outgoing NOC-K chairman Kipchoge Keino contradicted his Secretary General F.K Paul who sent the ‘withdwal’ notice, Tuesday during the Committee’s Special General Meeting (SGM) which ended prematurely after both the executive and the affiliate federations failed to agree on the agenda of the...
  • Capital Sports: Guardiola puts City goalkeepers on notice
    Chile’s goalkeeper Claudio Bravo, seen during a training session in Santiago, on October 8, 2016, ahead of their 2018 World Cup qualifying football match against Peru MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Feb 28 – Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has effectively admitted he no longer has a first-choice...
  • Capital Sports: China football transfers hit new record despite crackdown
    Brazilian footballer Oscar of Shanghai SIPG poses for a portrait during a season launch event in Shanghai, on February 13, 2017 © AFP/File / Johannes EISELE BEIJING, China, Feb 28 – Chinese clubs splashed a record Sh42.3 billion ($411 million) on footballers in the January-February transfer window...
  • Capital Sports: Everton boss Koeman open to Rooney return
    Wayne Rooney’s agent Paul Stretford held talks in China today amid mounting speculation over the Manchester. PHOTO/MAIL. LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 28 – Everton manager Ronald Koeman paved the way Tuesday for Wayne Rooney’s return to the club of his youth by saying he would make the side “stronger...

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