Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Mourinho says Zlatan will be back this year
    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 MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Oct 20 – Jose Mourinho said on Friday that he expects Swedish...
  • Capital Sports: How can Hamilton win his fourth title?
    Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain drives during practice for the United States Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas on October 20, 2017 in Austin, Texas © GETTY IMAGES/AFP / CLIVE ROSE AUSTIN, United States, Oct 20 – Lewis Hamilton can clinch his fourth Formula One world championship...
  • Capital Sports: Kane a bigger threat than Lukaku, says Klopp
    Tottenham Hotspur’s striker Harry Kane has 15 goals in 15 appearances for club and country and 81 goals in 102 Premier League matches © AFP/File / GABRIEL BOUYS LONDON, United Kingdom, Oct 20 – Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes “world-class” Harry Kane poses a bigger threat to his side than...
  • Capital Sports: No date for Kompany return, admits Man City’s Pep
    Manchester City’s Belgian defender Vincent Kompany has been absent since he injured his calf in August 2017 while on international duty with Belgium © AFP/File / Paul ELLIS MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Oct 20 – Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola admitted Friday he does not know when Vincent...
  • Capital Sports: In pictures, how 2017 GOtv Shield Final went down
    Models carrying the GOtv Shield title arriving at the Moi International Sports Center Kasarani. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYA NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 20 – Having been out of continental football for the last four years, Kenyan football giants AFC Leopards are back after veteran tactician Robert ‘The Lion’...
  • Capital Sports: Sony pips Vihiga to GOtv Shield bronze
    Sony Sugar FC beat Vihiga 2-1 to finish third in 2017 GOtv Shield NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 20- Benjamin Mosha’s belter of a finish 12 minutes from time saw Sony Sugar clinch the bronze medal of the 2017 GOtv Shield after beating National Super League side Vihiga United 2-1 at the Moi International...
  • Capital Sports: AFC beat Sharks to lift 2017 GOtv Shield title
    AFC Leopards’ Abdalla Salim against Kariobangi Sharks Masoud Juma. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYA NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 20- Salim ‘Shittu’ Abdallah and Vincent Oburu were the real Shujaas for AFC Leopards, scoring a goal in either half as Ingwe clinched their 10th GOtv Shield title with a 2-0 win over...
  • Capital Sports: Premier League players join Mata’s charity pledge
    Juan Mata’s Common Goal project supports football-based projects around the world © AFP/File / Paul ELLIS LONDON, United Kingdom, Oct 20 – Bournemouth’s Charlie Daniels and Swansea’s Alfie Mawson have become the first English players to pledge at least one percent of their wages to Juan Mata’s...
  • Capital Sports: Jepleting back to defend Venice Marathon title
    Priscah Jepleting, convincing winner in Alcobendas (Miguel Alfambra) © Copyright NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 20 – Defending champion Priscah Jepleting is the favourite at the 32nd edition of the Venice Marathon set to take place on Sunday in the Italian city. Jepleting will be looking to score a second...
  • Capital Sports: Jepkosgei to take centre stage in Valencia
    Joyceline Jepkosgei wins the Karlovy Vary Half Marathon (Giancarlo Colombo / organisers) © Copyright. NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 20 – Kenya’s Joyciline Jepkosgei will be the marquee attraction at the Trinidad Alfonso Valencia Half Marathon on Sunday. Jepkosgei made a major breakthrough last spring by...
  • Capital Sports: Kabras, face Makueni, Kisumu in revised Dala 7s Pools
    Kabras Sugar Felix Ayange with Brian Tanga. Photo/RAYMON MAKHAYA NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 20 – With six Kenya Cup teams pulling out of the final leg of the National Sevens Series at this weekend’s Dala Sevens in Kisumu, organisers have revised the Pools.   This was forced by the withdrawal of big teams...
  • Capital Sports: Leicester players ‘want answers’ over Shakespeare sacking
    Michael Appleton was placed in charge at Leicester City following the dismissal of Craig Shakespeare (pictured) on Tuesday © AFP/File / Oli SCARFF LONDON, United Kingdom, Oct 20 – Leicester City caretaker manager Michael Appleton believes the owners of the former Premier League champions could face...
  • Capital Sports: Police probe crowd trouble at Everton-Lyon game
    Everton’s Welsh defender Ashley Williams (2nd L) is pulled away from Lyon players during the Europa League Group E match between the sides at Goodison Park in Liverpool on October 19, 2017 © AFP / Oli SCARFF LONDON, United Kingdom, Oct 20 – British police said Friday they are investigating crowd...
  • Capital Sports: Blatter says he is going to World Cup at Putin’s invitation
    Zurich, Switzerland, Oct 20 – FIFA’s disgraced ex-president Sepp Blatter has told AFP he will go to next year’s World Cup in Russia at the invitation of President Vladimir Putin, despite being banned from football. “I will go to the World Cup in Russia. I received an invitation from President Putin...
  • Capital Sports: Golf’s Casey in no hurry to decide his Ryder Cup future
    Paul Casey of England tees off on the first hole during the second round of the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges in Jeju Island, South Korea, on October 20, 2017 © AFP / JUNG Yeon-Je JEJU, Korea, Republic of, Oct 20 – England’s Paul Casey said Friday he would not rush into a decision on whether to make...
  • Capital Sports: Jaguars owner says jealousy drives Trump attacks
    Team owner Shahid Khan of the Jacksonville Jaguars walks out to the field prior to the start of their game against the Tennessee Titans at EverBank Field on September 17, 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida © Getty/AFP/File / Logan Bowles NEW YORK, United States, Oct 19 – Jacksonville Jaguars owner...
  • Capital Sports: FIFA in deal to end FIFPro transfer complaint
    FIFA’s vice-president Victor Montagliani said they had reached a three-party agreement “on the narrow issues” with the World Leagues Forum, FIFPro and the European Club Association © AFP/File / JOHAN ORDONEZ ZURICH, Switzerland, Oct 19 – FIFA on Thursday reached a deal it hopes will lead to...
  • Capital Sports: Hamilton dismisses ‘silly’ Formula One title talk
    Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP in the Drivers Press Conference during previews ahead of the United States Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas on October 19, 2017 in Austin, Texas © Getty/AFP / CLIVE MASON AUSTIN, United States, Oct 19 – Lewis Hamilton dismissed talk...
  • Capital Sports: English clubs bite back in Champions League
    Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford (3L) celebrates his goal during their Champions League match against Benfica in Lisbon on Ocotber 18, 2017 © AFP / Patricia DE MELO MOREIRA LONDON, United Kingdom, Oct 19 – After several years in the doldrums, English clubs have returned to the fore in the...
  • Capital Sports: English FA bosses face calls to quit over Sampson affair
    Mark Sampson, the sacked football coach of the England women’s team, had been the subject of accusations of racism, harassment and bullying made by former England player Eni Aluko © AFP/File / DANIEL MIHAILESCU LONDON, United Kingdom, Oct 19 – English Football Association bosses were facing growing...

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