Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Were hopes to light up AFC charge on return
    Harambee Stars and AFC Leopards winger Paul Were in action against Posta Rangers’ Charles Odette during their Premier League match at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos on April 18, 2019. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 21 – Paul Were followed in the footsteps of Eugene Asike and David ‘...
  • Capital Sports: African players in Europe: ‘Diving’ Salah under fire
    Liverpool’s Egyptian forward Salah is fouled by Cardiff defender Morrison © AFP / GEOFF CADDICK PARIS, France, Apr 22 – Egypt superstar Mohamed Salah was compared to British Olympic diver Tom Daley at the weekend after winning the penalty that sealed a 2-0 victory for title-chasing Liverpool at...
  • Capital Sports: Sterling to pay for funeral of teenager who ‘touched his life’
    Manchester City star Raheem Sterling is to pay for the funeral of Damary Dawkins © AFP / Lindsey PARNABY LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 22 – England star Raheem Sterling is to pay for the funeral of former Crystal Palace youth player Damary Dawkins who he says was an “example to us all”. Dawkins died...
  • Capital Sports: Royal Nairobi defend Tannahill Shield title
    Joseah Kogo Royal Team Captain receiving the Title Shield from Betway’s Country Manager, Leon Kiptum NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 22 – The Royal Nairobi Golf Club Team has retained the 95th Tannahill shield title, weathering stiff competition from Western and Mombasa who finished second and third...
  • Capital Sports: United’s foundations at risk unless Ole rids club of ‘weeds’
    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer may need to rethink avoiding wholescale changes to Manchester United squad © AFP / Oli SCARFF LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 22 – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said prior to the humiliating 4-0 thrashing by Everton there would not be wholesale changes to Manchester United personnel in the...
  • Capital Sports: Five things we learned in European football this weekend
    Ronaldo helped Juventus secure an eighth successive Serie A title © AFP / Marco Bertorello PARIS, France, Apr 22 – Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain belatedly wrapped up the Italian and French titles respectively, while Neymar returned to action and a nail-biting championship race remained in the...
  • Capital Sports: Celtics sweep Pacers out of playoffs, Warriors, Raptors roll on
    Boston’s Marcus Morris celebrates as the Celtics defeated Indiana on Sunday to complete a sweep of their first-round NBA playoff series © GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP / ANDY LYONS LOS ANGELES, United States, Apr 21 – The Boston Celtics swept their way past Indiana, while the Golden State and...
  • Capital Sports: Golden oldie Pizarro out to spoil Bayern’s double dreams
    Bremen’s Claudio Pizarro will be reunited with former team mates when his side host Bayern in the German Cup semi-final on Wednesday © AFP / Guenter SCHIFFMANN BERLIN, Germany, Apr 22 – Werder Bremen’s Peruvian veteran Claudio Pizarro hopes to ruin Bayern Munich’s dreams of a domestic double when...
  • Capital Sports: 5 things we learned from the Premier League
    Hands up: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United were thrashed 4-0 by Everton © AFP / Oli SCARFF CARDIFF, United Kingdom, Apr 22 – Liverpool and Manchester City refuse to cede ground in statistically the greatest Premier League title race of all-time. However, behind the top two posting huge...
  • Capital Sports: Neymar returns as Mbappe flattens Monaco in title party
    Neymar made his return for newly-crowned Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain as Kylian Mbappe fired a hat-trick past Monaco © AFP / FRANCK FIFE PARIS, France, Apr 21 – Neymar joined the Paris Saint-Germain title party on Sunday when he made his first appearance since January as Kylian Mbappe...
  • Capital Sports: Dhoni blitz in vain as Chennai lose to Bangalore by one run
    Chennai Super Kings captain and batsman M.S. Dhoni hit 84 as his side lost by one run on the final ball against Royal Challengers Bangalore © AFP / Manjunath KIRAN BANGALORE, India, Apr 21 – Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s swashbuckling 84 went in vain as Royal Challengers Bangalore edged past Chennai Super...
  • Capital Sports: Ole in search of derby revival after Everton embarrassment
    ‘Sorry’ – Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer appears to apologise to his side’s fans after a 4-0 defeat by Everton at Goodison Park © AFP / Oli SCARFF LIVERPOOL, United Kingdom, Apr 21 – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer questioned his players’ desire to play for Manchester United after a...
  • Capital Sports: Djokovic extends lead as world number one
    Djokovic was beaten by Medvedev in Monte Carlo © AFP/File / VALERY HACHE PARIS, France, Apr 22 – Novak Djokovic stretched his lead over Rafael Nadal at the top of the ATP rankings on Monday, after the Spaniard’s failed bid to win a 12th Monte Carlo Masters title. Djokovic, winner of the last three...
  • Capital Sports: Kenyans dominate in weekend road races
    Perine Nengampi wins the Yangzhou Jianzhen International Half Marathon (Organisers) NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 22 – Kenyan athletes continued their road racing dominance over the weekend with several winnings with the highest performer being Felix Kimutai who raced to a course record at the Yellow River...
  • Capital Sports: Liverpool back on top after Cardiff win
    Liverpool players celebrate Georgino Wijnadlum’s goal against Cardiff City during their English Premier League match in Wales on April 21, 2019 CARDIFF, United Kingdom, Apr 21 – Liverpool continue to put the pressure on Manchester City as a hard-fought 2-0 win at relegation threatened Cardiff moved...
  • Capital Sports: Sloppy Arsenal’s top four bid rocked by Palace
    Crystal Palace players mill around Christian Benteke after he scored the opening goal against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium on April 21, 2019. LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 21 – Arsenal’s bid for a top four finish in the Premier League suffered a major setback as Crystal Palace punished their...
  • Capital Sports: Holders Sharks to face KCB in FKF Shield semi
    Kariobangi Sharks keeper Gad Mathews celebrates with his trainer after saving two penalties against Bungoma Superstars to see Sharks go through to the FKF Shield semis on April 21, 2019. PHOTO/Kariobangi Sharks NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 21 – Defending champions Kariobangi Sharks survived a scare from...
  • Capital Sports: Reus helps Dortmund keep heat on Bayern with Freiburg win
    Marco Reus inspired Borussia Dortmund to a crucial win over Freiburg in the Bundesliga on Sunday © AFP / THOMAS KIENZLE BERLIN, Germany, Apr 21 – Captain Marco Reus played through pain to inspire Borussia Dortmund to a 4-0 win over Freiburg on Sunday and keep them on the heels of Bundesliga leaders...
  • Capital Sports: Solskjaer sorry after ‘unworthy’ United slump to Everton defeat
    Plenty to ponder: Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after defeat at Everton on Sunday © AFP / Oli SCARFF LIVERPOOL, United Kingdom, Apr 21 – Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer apologised to the club’s supporters for an “unworthy” 4-0 loss away to Everton on Sunday that did...
  • Capital Sports: Paris Saint-Germain win sixth French title in seven years
    Lille players celebrate a goal which was later ruled out by VAR which meant they failed to stop PSG from winning the Ligue 1 title © AFP / REMY GABALDA PARIS, France, Apr 21 – Paris Saint-Germain won the French Ligue 1 title for a sixth time in seven seasons on Sunday after second-placed Lille...

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