Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: FA demands answers after Old Trafford bust-up
    Manchester City assistant Mikel Arteta was assessed in the City dressing room after being left with a cut to the head, the Guardian reported © AFP/File / Andrej ISAKOVIC LONDON, United Kingdom, Dec 11 – The Football Association demanded answers from Manchester United and Manchester City on Monday...
  • Capital Sports: Salah voted BBC African Footballer of the Year
    Mohammed Salah poses with his BBC AFOTY award at Liverpool’s training ground in Melwood. PHOTO/BBC LIVERPOOL, United Kingdom, Dec 11- Egypt and Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has been voted the overall winner of this year’s BBC African Footballer of the Year Award, the first time he has been...
  • Capital Sports: Champions League – will the English 5 survive?
    Combination of pictures created on December 11, 2017 shows the slips of Chelsea FC (L) and FC Barcelona during the draw for the round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland on December 11, 2017 © AFP / Fabrice COFFRINI LONDON, United Kingdom, Dec 11 –...
  • Capital Sports: Real Madrid tie a ‘wonderful opportunity’ for PSG – Emery
    Paris Saint-Germain head coach Unai Emery pictured during a press conference ahead of the UEFA Champions League Group B match against Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena in Munich, southern Germany, on December 4, 2017 © AFP/File / Guenter SCHIFFMANN PARIS, France, Dec 11 – Paris Saint-Germain coach...
  • Capital Sports: Arsenal’s Europa hopes to be tested by Swedish minnows
    Ostersunds’ Nigerian forward Alhaji Gero (L) celebrates scoring with Iranian midfielder Saman Ghoddos during the Europa League group F match against Athletic Bilbao in Ostersund, Sweden on October 18, 2017 © TT NEWS AGENCY/AFP/File / Robert HENRIKSSON NYON, Switzerland, Dec 11 – Arsenal’s hopes of...
  • Capital Sports: Kenya beats Tanzania, books Burundi in CECAFA semis
    Vincent Oburu celebrates his goal against Tanzania. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu MACHAKOS, Kenya, Dec 11- Kenya’s Harambee Stars have qualified for the CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup semi-finals as Group A winners after beating Tanzania 1-0 in Machakos on Monday and will pay Group B’s second placed side...
  • Capital Sports: Ronaldo v Neymar as Real draw PSG in UCL
    (COMBO) This combination of pictures created on December 11, 2017 shows the slips of Real Madrid (L) and Paris Saint-Germain during the draw for the round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League at UEFA headquarters in Nyon on December 11, 2017 © AFP / Fabrice COFFRINI NYON, Switzerland, Dec 11 –...
  • Capital Sports: Libya beat Zanzibar, Kenya needs a point off Tanzania
    Libya’s Eltribi Ahmed clears the ball under pressure from Zanzibar’s Khamis Musa Makame. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu MACHAKOS, Kenya, Dec 11- Kenya needs just a draw of any kind in their late kick off against Tanzania to book a slot in the semi-finals of the CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup after Libya beat...
  • Capital Sports: Blunt attack leaves Put scratching his head
    Harambee Stars head coach Paul Put and his assistant Stanley Okumbi at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos during the CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 11- Harambee Stars head coach Paul Put has admitted that with not much option available on his bench in terms of...
  • Capital Sports: Five Gor players nominated for KPL MVP gong
    Western Stima’s Kenneth ‘Junior’ Mugambi wins the player of the year award. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 11- Five Gor Mahia players headline the list for the 2017 Kenyan Premier League Most Valuable Player award, putting the record 16-time champions in line for a third consecutive...
  • Capital Sports: Tanzania coach vows ‘war’ against Kenya
    Tanzania captain Himid Mao wheels away in celebrating his goal against Zanzibar at teh Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 11- Tanzania head coach Ammy Ninje has warned that his side will be coming in for ‘war’ when they take on Kenya’s Harambee Stars in the...
  • Capital Sports: Klopp loses his cool after derby draw
    Liverpool’s manager Jurgen Klopp gestures on the touchline during their match against Chelsea at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on November 25, 2017 LIVERPOOL, United Kingdom, Dec 11- Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was in a foul mood after Sunday’s Merseyside derby against Everton ended...
  • Capital Sports: New Zealand outmuscle Argentina for Cape Town title
    Argentina’s Marcos Moroni (C) tackles New Zealand’s Regan Ware (R) during their final match of the World Rugby Sevens Series December 10, 2017 in Cape Town © AFP / GIANLUIGI GUERCIA JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Dec 10 – Powerful New Zealand outplayed error-prone Argentina 38-14 in Cape Town Sunday...
  • Capital Sports: Giroud important to Arsenal, says Wenger
    Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud celebrates after scoring against Southampton during the English Premier League match at St Mary’s Stadium in southern England, on December 10, 2017 LONDON, United Kingdom, Dec 11- Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger stressed that Olivier Giroud remains an important member of...
  • Capital Sports: English quintet await UCL last-16 draw
    Manchester City’s midfielder Raheem Sterling (L) and Manchester City’s midfielder Kevin De Bruyne (R) celebrate at the end of the English Premier League football match against Manchester United December 10, 2017 NYON, Switzerland, Dec 11 – A record five English clubs will feature in the draw for...
  • Capital Sports: Lyon and Marseille win, Balotelli Nice’s hero
    Lyon’s forward Houssem Aouar (2ndL) is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match against Amiens December 10, 2017 © AFP / FRANCOIS LO PRESTI PARIS, France, Dec 10 – Lyon and Marseille kept the pressure firmly on Monaco in the race for Champions League...
  • Capital Sports: Aussie media slams England ‘tourists masquerading as cricketers’
    England’s Jonny Bairstow (L) walks off as Australian players celebrate after defeating England on the final day of the second Ashes Test match in Adelaide © AFP/File / WILLIAM WEST SYDNEY, Australia, Dec 11 – England were dismissed as “tourists masquerading as cricketers” by Australia’s media which...
  • Capital Sports: Celtics turn tables on Pistons, Oladipo shines
    Al Horford (L) led the way with 18 points, nine rebounds and six assists as the Boston Celtics handed the Pistons their sixth straight defeat 91-81 © GETTY/AFP/File / Maddie Meyer LOS ANGELES, United States, Dec 11 – The Boston Celtics notched a satisfying win in Detroit on Sunday, handing the...
  • Capital Sports: IOC ‘confident’ Tokyo 2020 venues will be ready on time
    Tokyo appears to be on track, said John Coates (right), here greeting Tokyo 2020 president Yoshiro Mori on Monday © POOL/AFP / TORU YAMANAKA TOKYO, Japan, Dec 11 – Tokyo organisers are back on track and will complete their 2020 Olympic venues on schedule, the International Olympic Committee (IOC)...
  • Capital Sports: Otamendi wins derby to fire City 11 clear
    Nicolas Otamendi celebrates his winning goal for Manchester City against manchester United. PHOTO/DailyMail MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Dec 10- Manchester United’s defensive deficiencies gifted Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City a 2-1 derby victory on Sunday that allowed them to establish a massive 11...

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