Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Guardiola dedicates win to jailed Catalan separatists
    Manchester City’s Spanish manager Pep Guardiola shouts instructions to his players during the UEFA Champions League Group F football match between Manchester City and Napoli in Manchester on October 17, 2017 © AFP / Oli SCARFF MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Oct 18 – Manchester City manager Pep...
  • Capital Sports: Real held by Lloris masterclass in Madrid
    Tottenham Hotspur’s goalkeeper Hugo Lloris reacts during their UEFA Champions League group H match against Real Madrid CF at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on October 17, 2017 © AFP / PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU Madrid, Spain, Oct 17 – A pair of stunning second-half saves from Hugo Lloris...
  • Capital Sports: Leicester confirm Shakespeare sacking
    Leicester City sacked manager Craig Shakespeare after just four months in charge of the former Premier League champions, British media reported © AFP/File / Oli SCARFF LONDON, United Kingdom, Oct 17 – Leicester City have confirmed the sacking of Craig Shakespeare, just four months after handing him...
  • Capital Sports: Nadal to miss Basel in boost to Federer’s No.1 bid
    Rafael Nadal told his Facebook followers he was skipping the 2018 Swiss Indoors tournament due to a knee injury © AFP/File / NICOLAS ASFOURI MADRID, Spain, Oct 17 – Rafael Nadal on Tuesday announced he will miss this month’s Swiss Indoors tournament, boosting arch rival Roger Federer’s dream of...
  • Capital Sports: Marcelo accused of Sh 60.8m tax fraud
    Real Madrid’s Brazilian defender Marcelo earned 1,168,764 euros from his image rights in 2013, which were ceded to a Uruguayan company but should have been declared to the Spanish authorities © AFP/File / GABRIEL BOUYS MADRID, Spain, Oct 17 – Spanish prosecutors have accused Real Madrid’s Brazilian...
  • Capital Sports: La Liga TV rights on hold due to Catalan crisis
    Javier Tebas, president of La Liga, said the team would delay the tender process to “wait and see” how the Catalonia crisis plays out in Spain © AFP/File / ROSLAN RAHMAN Madrid, Spain, Oct 17 – The Spanish league have delayed putting out to tender their international television rights amid...
  • Capital Sports: Juventus not in crisis, insists Allegri
    Juventus’ coach Massimiliano Allegri attends a training session on the eve of their UEFA Champions League match against Sporting CP Lisbona on October 17, 2017 at the ‘Juventus Stadium’ in Turin © AFP / MARCO BERTORELLO Turin, Italy, Oct 17 – Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri insisted Tuesday that...
  • Capital Sports: OX finally scores as Liverpool hit Maribor seven
    The winger celebrates with team-mate Philippe Coutinho after adding Liverpool’s sixth on a busy night in Slovenia. Photo/Daily Mail MARIBOR, Slovenia, Oct 17 –  Liverpool eased the pressure on Jurgen Klopp as Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah inspired a 7-0 thrashing of Maribor in the Champions...
  • Capital Sports: Tuyisenge hits hat-trick as Gor whip Sharks
    Gor Mahia striker Jacques Tuyisenge lifts his fingers to the sky after scoring. NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 17 – Rwandese talisman Jacques Tuyisenge grabbed a hat-trick as leaders Gor Mahia whip Kariobangi Sharks 3-1 to bounce back in a mid-week Kenyan Premier League match played at the Moi Stadium in...
  • Capital Sports: AFC humble Ulinzi to ease relegation fears
    Ulinzi Stars defender Rodgers Omondi (LEFT) tries to block AFC Leopards’ Vincent Oburu. Photo/TIMOTHY OLOBULU NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 17- Whyvonne Isuza’s 63rd minute goal was all that AFC Leopards needed to ease Kenyan Premier League relegation fears after humbling Ulinzi Stars 1-0 at their Afraha...
  • Capital Sports: KCB on track back to KPL after two years
    Dennis Ng’ang’a vies for the ball against Mike Osundwa during the training session of KCB FC at Ruaraka Sports Club. NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 17 – KCB FC head coach Leonard Saleh has challenged his charges not to get carried away by their lead in the National Super League (NSL) standings as the club...
  • Capital Sports: Camp Nou reopens amid political confusion
    A message board outside Barcelona FC’s Camp Nou stadium announces that the site is closed as part of a general strike in Barcelona called by Catalan unions, on October 3, 2017 © AFP/File / Josep LAGO MADRID, Spain, Oct 17 – For the first time since playing to an empty stadium in protest at a...
  • Capital Sports: Woods swinging driver as rehab continues
    Tiger Woods, a 14-time major champion, hasn’t played golf since February, when he withdrew from the Dubai Desert Classic © Getty/AFP/File / SAM GREENWOOD LOSANGELES, United States, Oct 17 – Tiger Woods, who tantalized fans with a Twitter video of himself hitting a driver on Sunday, has been cleared...
  • Capital Sports: Balotelli pictured with newborn son as Nice face Lazio in the Europa
    Nice striker Mario Balotelli posted this image of his newborn son in a post on Instagram. PHOTO/Daily Mail PARIS, France, Oct 17 – Mario Balotelli has welcomed the birth of his second son, Lion, with a photograph posted in the build-up to Nice’s Europa League clash with Lazio this week. Reports in...
  • Capital Sports: Ssimbwa beats Kerr to win August award
    Sofapaka heaD coach Sam Ssimbwa has been named the Fidelity Insurance Coach of the Month for August. Photo/ RAYMOND MAKHAYA NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 17 – Sofapaka tactician Sam Ssimbwa was on Tuesday awarded the Fidelity Insurance Coach of the Month for August at their Eastleigh High School training...
  • Capital Sports: Echoes of George Best as Man Utd and Benfica collide
    Benfica’s players fight for the ball with Manchester United’s footballers during an UEFA Champions League match at Old Trafford in Manchester, in 2011 © AFP/File / ANDREW YATES LONDON, United Kingdom, Oct 17 – Manchester United’s Champions League encounter with Benfica on Wednesday represents a...
  • Capital Sports: Italy among play-off hopefuls waiting to learn World Cup fate
    Italy’s Antonio Candreva celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during their FIFA 2018 World Cup qualification match against Albania, in Shkoder, on October 9, 2017 © AFP/File / Dimitar DILKOFF LONDON, United Kingdom, Oct 17 – Italy will learn their World Cup play-off fate on Tuesday as the...
  • Capital Sports: Ashley puts Newcastle up for sale
    Newcastle have been relegated from the Premier League twice in the era of owner Mike Ashley, with the 53-year-old angering Magpies fans with his failed managerial appointments and his decision to sell naming rights to the club’s historic stadium © AFP/File / CHRIS J RATCLIFFE LONDON, United Kingdom...
  • Capital Sports: Kerr demands response after Mathare shocker
    Gor Mahia head coach Dylan Kerr reacts during his side’s Kenyan premier League clash against Thika United at the Thika Sub-County Stadium on September 17, 2017. PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya Oct 16 – High flying Gor Mahia were brought back to earth on Saturday, losing their first game in 12...
  • Capital Sports: Italy seeded for World Cup play-off draw
    Italy’s forward Ciro Immobile celebrates after scoring a goal during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification football match against Israel in Reggio Emilia on September 5, 2017 PARIS, France, Oct 16- Italy will be one of the four seeded teams in the draw for the European play-offs for next year’s...

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