Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Kenya will host successful U18 -First Lady
    First Lady Margaret Kenyatta (Center) when launching the 2017 IAAF World U18 Championships in Nairobi. PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 28 – First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has vowed to support the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) towards Kenya hosting a successful IAAF World Under-18...
  • Capital Sports: Lahm offers Schalke tips to face Bayern
    Philipp Lahm has offered Schalke tips on how to beat Bayern Munich. PHOTO/DM. BERLIN, Germany, Feb 28 – Philipp Lahm has offered Schalke tips on how to avoid being the next victims of a Bayern Munich pounding in Wednesday’s German Cup quarter-final. Holders Bayern have reached the cup’s last eight...
  • Capital Sports: Wenger turns down mega Chinese deal- report
    Questions over whether Wenger will stay at Arsenal intensified after the Gunners’ humiliating 5-1 defeat by Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Wednesday Feb 15, 2017 LONDON, United, Kingdom, Feb 28 – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has reportedly turned down a deal worth Sh3.8 billion (£...
  • Capital Sports: US track queen Felix targeting 2020 Olympics
    Allyson Felix became the only female track and field athlete in history to win six Olympic gold medals last year when she added the 4x100m and 4x400m titles to the four golds she accumulated at the 2008 and 2012 Games © AFP/File / Eric Feferberg LOS ANGELES, United States, Feb 28 – US track queen...
  • Capital Sports: Betway renews Oliech as brand ambassador
    Former Harambee Stars captain Dennis Oliech (left) with Mathare United coach Francis Kimanzi (right). PHOTO/courtesy NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 28 – Online and mobile sports betting operator, Betway Kenya has renewed its partnership with former Harambee Stars ace and captain Dennis Oliech. After signing...
  • Capital Sports: Klopp tears into ‘not good’ Liverpool
    Liverpool’s manager Jurgen Klopp looks on ahead of their match against Hull City in Kingston upon Hull, north east England on February 4, 2017 LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 28 – Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp had little good to say about his side after the Reds crashed to a disappointing 3-1 defeat at...
  • Capital Sports: My greatest challenge – Christine Day
    Christine Day of Jamaica in the 400m at the IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015 (Getty Images) © Copyright MONACO, France, Feb 28 – World 4x400m champion and Olympic 4x400m silver medallist Christine Day has been among the leading one-lap runners for the past few seasons. But to reach her current...
  • Capital Sports: Djokovic eyes fun in Acapulco after Aussie nightmare
    Novak Djokovic says he is ready to atone for his shock Australian Open exit as he prepares to return to action in Acapulco on February 28, 2017 ACAPULCO, Mexico, Feb 28- Novak Djokovic said Monday he is ready to atone for his shock Australian Open exit as he prepares to return to action in Acapulco...
  • Capital Sports: Phelps frustrated by Rio doping fears
    US swimming champion Michael Phelps retired from swimming after Rio, his fifth Olympics, adding five more gold medals to boost his all-time tally to 23 © AFP/File / LIONEL BONAVENTURE WASHINGTON, United States, Feb 27 – US swimming legend Michael Phelps has spoken of his frustration at the...
  • Capital Sports: I’m ready for Leicester job: Shakespeare
    Leicester City’s caretaker manager Craig Shakespeare (L) instructs defender Danny Simpson before their English Premier League match against Liverpool, at King Power Stadium in Leicester, on February 27, 2017 © AFP / Adrian Dennis LEICESTER, United Kingdom, Feb 28 – Leicester City caretaker manager...
  • Capital Sports: Vardy lifts Leicester to post-Ranieri win
    Jamie Vardy was on target twice against Liverpool LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 27 – Jamie Vardy scored twice as a revitalised Leicester City started life without sacked manager Claudio Ranieri by sinking Liverpool 3-1 on Monday to spark their Premier League survival hopes. Ranieri, 65, was dismissed...
  • Capital Sports: Shakava’s own goal sees All-Stars fall to young Hull City XI
    KPL ALL-STARS TEAM.PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 27 – The Kenyan Premier League All-Stars team fell 2-1 to a young English Premier League select side Hull City XI in an exhibition match played at the KCOM Stadium in United Kingdom on Monday night. Against a very young developing Hull...
  • Capital Sports: Leicester fans honour sacked Ranieri
    A fan is pictured wearing a mask of Leicester City’s former manager Claudio Ranieri at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on February 27, 2017 © AFP / Adrian DENNIS LEICESTER, United Kingdom, Feb 27 – Leicester City supporters held banners aloft and donned masks in support of sacked...
  • Capital Sports: Hamilton’s ‘beast’ pips Vettel in Formula One first-day testing
    Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team’s British driver Lewis Hamilton drives at the Circuit de Catalunya on February 27, 2017 © AFP / JOSE JORDAN BARCELINA, Spain, Feb 27 – Lewis Hamilton fired a warning to his title rivals on Monday pipping Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel on the opening day of pre-season...
  • Capital Sports: KRU chairmanship elections set for March 22
    Kenya Rugby Union boss Richard Omwela will be seeking re-election. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 27 – The Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) Annual General Meeting will take place March 22 at the RFUEA Ground. Key on the day’s agenda will be receipt and consideration of the KRU Board Report for...
  • Capital Sports: ‘Animal’ Ibrahimovic thanks kids, Mourinho for Man Utd chance
    Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores the winner for Manchester United against Southampton © AFP / Glyn KIRK LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 27 – Zlatan Ibrahimovic thanked his children and Jose Mourinho for getting him to sign for Manchester United but refused to commit his future to the club after his goals...
  • Capital Sports: Leicester flops face Liverpool after Ranieri sacking
    The tactical tinkering and confusing team selections by Claudio Ranieri (L) are said to have angered the likes of Jamie Vardy (R) and goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel © AFP/File / Lindsey PARNABY LEICESTER, United Kingdom, Feb 26 – Leicester’s underachieving stars will be in the spotlight when the...
  • Capital Sports: Kante pays tribute to sacked Ranieri
    Chelsea’s midfielder N’Golo Kante was a key figure as Leicester produced a stunning upset to win the Premier League title last season before making a big-money move to Stamford Bridge over the summer LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 27 – Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante has taken to social media to pay...
  • Capital Sports: Lallana is crucial to Liverpool, says Klopp
    Liverpool’s Adam Lallana celebrates scoring his team’s third goal during their match against Middlesbrough LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 27 – Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has emphasized the importance of holding on to midfielder Adam Lallana, after the player signed a new contract last week. The...
  • Capital Sports: Wacera clinches hat-trick in San Juan
    Mary Wacera winning the World’s Best 10K (Organisers) © Copyright SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Feb 27- Kenya’s Mary Wacera successfully defended her title at the World’s Best 10k in San Juan, winning the IAAF Gold Label Road Race in 31:41 on Sunday. Compatriot Samuel Chelanga made it a Kenyan double,...

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