Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Wanyama thrills Kawangware kids on 26th birthday
    Harambee Stars and Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama has a chat with kids from teh Thunder Football Academy in Nairobi’s Kawangware estate on June 25, 2017. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 25 – Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama spent his 26th birthday on Sunday with...
  • Capital Sports: Chile book Portugal semi at Confed Cup
    Chile’s forward Martin Rodriguez celebrates after scoring a goal during the 2017 Confederations Cup group B football match against Australia at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow on June 25, 2017 © AFP / Yuri KADOBNOV MOSCOW, Russian Federation, Jun 25 – Martin Rodriguez rescued a 1-1 draw for Chile...
  • Capital Sports: Gor Mahia skipper tips boxer sister to floor Jamaican
    Zarika and Ashley during the fight in 2016. The re-match is scheduled for June 30,2017 NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 25 – Gor Mahia captain Musa Mohammed, brother to boxer Fatuma Zarika has tipped her to successfully defend the World Boxing Commission Super Bantamweight Title when she takes on Jamaica’s...
  • Capital Sports: Werner brace fires Germany into semis against Mexico
    Germany’s forward Timo Werner (R) challenges Cameroon’s defender Ernest Mabouka during the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup group B football match June 25, 2017 © AFP / Yuri CORTEZ SOCHI, Russian Federation, Jun 25 – Timo Werner netted twice as Germany set up a Confederations Cup semi-final against...
  • Capital Sports: Victor Wanyama street signage plucked off
    A man walks away with the Victor Wanyama signage from the road leading to Kinesi Stadium NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 25 – Just a day after a street in the Tanzanian capital Dar es Salaam was named after Harambee Stars skipper Victor Wanyama, the signage was on Sunday vandalized and plucked off with a...
  • Capital Sports: Gor, Tusker, win as big guns progress in GOtv Shield
    Gor Mahia midfielder Kenneth Muguna celebrates his goal against Chemelil Sugar in a Kenyan Premier League clash at the Thika Stadium on May 10, 2017. PHOTO/Courtesy NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 25 – The second match day of the 2017 GOtv Shield first round did not provide any surprises as all the big guns...
  • Capital Sports: Vettel, Hamilton clash as Ricciardo wins in Baku
    Red Bull’s Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo steers his car during the Formula One Azerbaijan Grand Prix at the Baku City Circuit in Baku on June 25, 2017 © AFP / Alexander NEMENOV Baku, Azerbaijan, Jun 25 – Sebastian Vettel was penalised for dangerous driving after deliberately crashing into...
  • Capital Sports: Russia tries to put brave face on early Confed Cup exit
    Russia forward Fedor Smolov (L) vies for the ball against Mexico defender Diego Reyes during the 2017 Confederations Cup group A match in Kazan on June 24, 2017 © AFP / Franck FIFE MOSCOW, Russian Federation, Jun 25 – Russia struggled for positives Sunday after they crashed out of the...
  • Capital Sports: Federer thrashes Zverev to win ninth Halle grass-court title
    Roger Federer returns a ball to German opponent Alexander Zverev in the final of the Gerry Weber Open tournament in Halle, western Germany, on June 25, 2017 © AFP / CARMEN JASPERSEN Halle Westfalen, Germany, Jun 25 – Swiss great Roger Federer thrashed Alexander Zverev to win his ninth title at the...
  • Capital Sports: Russia slams 2014 World Cup squad doping probe report
    Vitaly Mutko, Russia Deputy Prime Minister and 2018 LOC Chairman, attends the opening of the FIFA Confederations Cup Park at Moscow’s Muzeon park on April 29, 2017 © AFP/File / Yuri KADOBNOV Moscow, Russian Federation, Jun 25 – Russian deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko on Sunday shrugged off a...
  • Capital Sports: Pacquiao vows to leave Australia as world champion
    Manny Pacquiao touched down in Brisbane late Saturday from Manila with a large entourage for his World Boxing Organization welterweight title bout at Suncorp Stadium next weekend © AFP / Patrick HAMILTON BRISBANE, Australia, Jun 25 – Philippine boxing great Manny Pacquiao arrived in Australia ahead...
  • Capital Sports: Messi’s gritty hometown braces for a glam wedding
    La Granada slum is located next to the venue where Lionel Messi and Antonella Roccuzzo will wed on June 30, in their hometown of Rosario, Argentina © AFP / STR ROSARIO, Argentina, Jun 25 – Security is at the top of everyone’s minds in Rosario, Argentina these days. On Friday, soccer superstar...
  • Capital Sports: Harrison romps, Kendricks soars at US trials
    Keni Harrison clears a hurdle in the opening round of the Women’s 100 Meter Hurdles during Day 2 of the 2017 USA Track...
  • Capital Sports: Smiling Kamworor delights as Kenya names team for Worlds
    Geoffrey Kamworor celebrates after winning the 10,000m race at the Kenyan trials at the Nyayo Stadium on June 24, 2017. PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya Nairobi, Kenya, Jun 24 – Two time World Cross Country and World Half Marathon Champion Geoffrey Kamworor led a list of usual suspects making it into the 10,...
  • Capital Sports: Brave Lozano heads Mexico into Confed Cup semis
    Mexico’s forward Hirving Lozano celebrates after scoring the team’s second goal, which sealed Mexico’s victory, during the 2017 Confederations Cup group A football match between Mexico and Russia at the Kazan Arena Stadium in Kazan © AFP / Yuri CORTEZ KAZAN, Russian Federation, Jun 24 – Hirving...
  • Capital Sports: Ronaldo hits milestone as Portugal sink New Zealand
    Portugal’s forward Cristiano Ronaldo kicks the ball during the 2017 Confederations Cup group A football match against New Zealand June 24, 2017 © AFP / Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV SAINT PETERSBURG, Russian Federation, Jun 24 – Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 75th international goal as Portugal trounced New...
  • Capital Sports: Tanzanian street named after Victor Wanyama
    The street leading to the local Kinesi Stadium was unveiled by the mayor Boniface Jacob alongside Wanyama. PHOTO/Ndondo Cup (Twitter) NAIROBI, Kenya, June 24 – Harambee Stars captain and Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama has had a street in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania named after him after...
  • Capital Sports: Ingwe hit Dero 15 as big guns progress in GOtv Shield
    AFC Leopards defender Jopshua Mawira takes on a Dero FC opponent during a round of 32 GOtv Shield match at the Moi Stadium in Kisumu on June 24, 2017. PHOTO/Courtesy NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 24 – AFC Leopards, the 2013 GOtv Shield champions were on some party mood of sorts, slapping away Division Two...
  • Capital Sports: ‘Fantastic’ Hamilton leaves Lauda stunned
    Pole position winner Mercedes’ British driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates after the qualifying session for the Formula One Azerbaijan Grand Prix at the Baku City Circuit in Baku on June 24, 2017 © AFP / ANDREJ ISAKOVIC BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jun 24 – Mercedes team boss Niki Lauda said he had never seen...
  • Capital Sports: Simbas retain Elgon Cup despite Uganda draw
    Part of the action from the Kenya v Uganda Elgon Cup match at the RFUEA Ground on June 24, 2017. PHOTO/KRU NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 24 –  A penalty try three minutes from time saved Kenya from a loss at home, pushing to a 33-33 draw with the Uganda Rugby Cranes to retain the Elgon Cup title with a 56-51...

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