Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Mourinho’s cautious Man Utd tactics win few admirers
    Sevilla forward Luis Muriel could not believe United goalie David de Gea had saved a close-range header © AFP / JORGE GUERRERO LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 22 – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho left Spain with a precious clean sheet but few admirers after an uninspiring 0-0 Champions League...
  • Capital Sports: Wenger hopes Wilshere signs soon
    Jack Wilshere celebrates during Arsenal’s victory over Chelsea. Photo/COURTESY LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 22 – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is eager to tie down midfielder Jack Wilshere to a new contract, after drawn out negotiations. The 26-year-old has endured a difficult period over the last...
  • Capital Sports: Teams battle for Playoffs slot as Kenya Cup enters penultimate round
    KCB RFC are unbeaten this season and are log leaders as well as defending champions, they will take on Kabras Sugar on Saturday, 24th February, 2018 at the Lions Den. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYA NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 22 – A mouth watering clash pitting log leaders KCB RFC against third placed Kabras Sugar...
  • Capital Sports: ‘Red Bull, Ferrari may make a play for Hamilton’
    Hamilton joined Mercedes in 2013 and has won three Drivers’ Championships with the Brackley squad. LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 22 – Nigel Mansell says Red Bull or Ferrari may do “something special” to sign Lewis Hamilton, however, at the end of it all he expects the Brit will remain with Mercedes....
  • Capital Sports: Man United’s Herrera suffers new blow
    Herrera had to be replaced by a benched Paul Pogba after pulling up in his first game since facing Tottenham at Wembley on January 31. LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 22 – Jose Mourinho has little hope of a speedy recovery for Ander Herrera, who lasted just 17 minutes into his Manchester United return...
  • Capital Sports: Mavs owner Cuban fined Sh 60mn for ‘tanking’ comment
    Mark Cuban, pictured in 2017, that it would be in the Dallas Mavericks’ best interest to lose for the rest of the season in order to improve their position for the NBA draft © GETTY/AFP/File / Kevin C. Cox NEW YORK, United States, Feb 22 – Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has been fined Sh60mn ($...
  • Capital Sports: Wenger not giving up on top-four
    “He [Jose Mourinho] did that much later in the season, when they were in the semi-final, so we are not as far as that, we have to focus on the Premier League,” the 68-year-old said.LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 21 – Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger still believes their best route to a Champions League...
  • Capital Sports: Fred gives Shakhtar advantage over Roma
    Turkish youngster Cengiz Under marked his Champions League debut for Roma with a well-taken 41st-minute opener after latching onto Edin Dzeko’s clever through ball. KHARKIV, Ukraine, Feb 21 – Shakhtar Donetsk fought back from a goal down as Fred’s free-kick gave the Ukrainians a 2-1 victory over...
  • Capital Sports: Golden De Gea shines as United, Sevilla draw
    De Gea was at it again just moments later to deny Sevilla striker Luis Muriel with this stunning save. Photo/DAILY MAIL SEVILLE, Spain, Feb 21 – David de Gea deflected the attention away from Paul Pogba with another spectacular display of goalkeeping as Manchester United came away from their...
  • Capital Sports: Gor to face Espérance in Champions League first round
    Gor Mahia players jostle for space with Leones Vegetarianos. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYA NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 21 – Kenyan Premier League champions Gor Mahia will take on Espérance de Tunis in the first round of the CAF Champions League after eliminating Equatorial Guinea side Leones Vegetarianos 3-1 on...
  • Capital Sports: AC Milan owner Li dismisses bankrupt reports as ‘fake news’
    AC Milan’s owner Li Yonghong, who bought the club from Silvio Berlusconi, has dismissed reports that he is bankrupt in Chinas as “fake news” © Livio ANTICOLI/AFP/File / LIVIO ANTICOLI MILAN, Italy, Feb 19 – AC Milan owner Li Yonghong has dismissed reports that he has been declared bankrupt in China...
  • Capital Sports: AFC exit Confed Cup despite Fosa draw
    Fosa Juniors skipper Andriamirado Aro Hasina attempts to stop a header from AFC Leopards’ Prince Arkoh during their CAF Confederations Cup match against AFC Leopards on February 11, 2018. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 21- AFC Leopards will rue the single away goal conceded to Madagascar...
  • Capital Sports: Staying calm is key for United, says Mourinho
    Jose Mourinho spoke to the press at Sevilla’s Sanchez Pizjuan stadium on Tuesday evening MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Feb 21 – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho believes it’s an important step to make the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals, but he is calm ahead of the Sevilla clash.  The Red...
  • Capital Sports: Ranieri says ready to quit Nantes to become Italy coach
    Claudio Ranieri has said he would quit French Ligue 1 side Nantes if he is approached to become Italy coach © AFP/File / CHARLY TRIBALLEAU MILAN, Italy, Feb 21 – Claudio Ranieri, who led Leicester City to an unlikely English Premier League title, has revealed he is ready to quit French Ligue 1 club...
  • Capital Sports: I was in a comfort zone at Arsenal -Coquelin
    Ex-Arsenal man Francis Coquelin scored in Valencia’s win at Malaga LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 21 – Valencia midfielder Francis Coquelin admits he was stagnating at Arsenal and is now enjoying the challenge of playing for a new club in a different league. The 26-year-old left the Gunners on January...
  • Capital Sports: Kenyan fans in Las Vegas will steer us to victory – Simiyu
    Kenyan fans in Las Vegas cheering the Kenya 7s team. Photo/ANGELA WAMBUI NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 21 – The electric atmosphere usually created by Kenyan fans in Las Vegas will ignite the Kenya Sevens team to surpass their target, according to head coach Innocent Simiyu, who is upbeat ahead of the fourth...
  • Capital Sports: Barca performance was my best, says Willian
    Willian opened the scoring after earlier striking the post twice LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 21 – Chelsea forward Willian believes his performance against Barcelona was one of his best for the club. The Brazil international scored Chelsea’s goal in the 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge in the first leg...
  • Capital Sports: Williams says terrifying health scare almost killed her
    Serena Williams lifted the lid on her near-death experience while giving birth to daughter, Olympia, after getting blood clots in her lungs © GETTY/AFP/File / Richard Shiro LOS ANGELES, United States, Feb 21 – Serena Williams says she lives in fear of blood clots, a condition that surfaced during a...
  • Capital Sports: Conte defends Christensen after Barca slip-up
    Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde thinks that manager Antonio Conte is Chelsea’s biggest strength LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 21 – Chelsea manager Antonio Conte had only kind words for Andreas Christensen despite his costly error in Tuesday’s 1-1 draw with Barcelona in the Champions League. Willian...
  • Capital Sports: Muller, Lewandowski on double as Bayern demolish Besiktas
    Ten-man Besiktas almost held on until the half-time interval but Muller pounced to fire the German champions in front. PHOTO/REUTERS MUNICH, Germany, Feb 20 – Thomas Mueller and Robert Lewandowski netted twice as Bayern Munich thrashed 10-man Besiktas 5-0 on Tuesday in the first leg of their...

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