Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Edna Kiplagat leads Marugame Half Marathon entry
    Edna Kiplagat wins at the 2015 Great Scottish Run (Organisers) © Copyright NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 18 – Two-time world marathon champion Edna Kiplagat is the top name in the women’s field for the Kagawa Marugame Half Marathon scheduled for February 4. World record-holder Zersenay Tadese of Eritrea...
  • Capital Sports: Govt allocates Sh500m to fund sports activities
    Ruto, who was speaking during the 2017 Safaricom Sports Personality of the Year Awards, said there is no turning back on the Government’s decision of taxing betting and gamming firms 35 percent. NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 18 – After the withdrawal of betting firm SportPesa from sponsoring sports in the...
  • Capital Sports: Musa, Muguna cleared for Albania move
    The defender has been a loyal Gor Mahia player having spent his entire eight year professional career at the club. He joined straight from High School in 2010 when the club was under the tutelage of legendary coach James Siang’a. Photo/COURTESY NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 18- The immediate former Gor Mahia...
  • Capital Sports: Ngong’ Road derby highlights Kenya Cup week six
    Quins Vs Impala.PHOTO/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 18- Eternal rivals Kenya Harlequin and Impala Saracens lock horns at the RFUEA Ground on Saturday in a mouth watering ‘Ngong’ Road derby as the Kenya Cup enters match-week six. Quins have won all the recent five derbies against their next door...
  • Capital Sports: IOC ready to splash cash on 2026 Winter Games
    Four cities — Sion in Switzerland, Stockholm, Calgary and Sapporo are believed to be exploring a possible bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics © AFP/File / Fabrice COFFRINI MONTREAL, Canada, Jan 18 – The International Olympic Committee pledged to boost funding for the 2026 Winter Olympics on Wednesday...
  • Capital Sports: Missed Messi penalty costs Barcelona in cup derby defeat
    Barcelona’s forward Lionel Messi reacts during the Spanish “Copa del Rey” quarter-final first leg football match against Espanyol January 17, 2018 © AFP / Josep LAGO MADRID, Spain, Jan 17 – Lionel Messi missed a penalty as Espanyol struck in the dying moments to consign Barcelona to their first...
  • Capital Sports: Chelsea edge into FA Cup fourth round, Bournemouth rocked
    Chelsea’s goalkeeper Willy Caballero made a crucial save from Norwich City’s striker Nelson Oliveira during the FA Cup third round replay football match in London © AFP / Adrian DENNIS LONDON, United Kingdom, Jan 18 – Chelsea needed a penalty shoot-out before finally killing off Norwich after a 1-1...
  • Capital Sports: Aubameyang chasing Arsenal move
    Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was the top scorer in the Bundesliga last season with 31 goals © AFP/File / John MACDOUGALL BERLIN, Germany, Jan 17 – Borussia Dortmund want-away star striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is reportedly close to signing for Premier League side Arsenal — with the German club in...
  • Capital Sports: Paralympian Muchai crowned 2017 Safaricom SOYA winner
    NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 17 – Paralympian Samuel Muchai was the toast of the night after being crowned the 2017 Safaricom Sports Personality of the Year in a glittering gala ceremony held on Wednesday night at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre. Muchai, who bagged double gold at World Para...
  • Capital Sports: Arsenal ‘target’ Malcom faces rap over video
    Malcom made a social media video laughing and exchanging jokes with teammates outside Bordeaux’s stadium following the club’s 2-0 home defeat to Caen on Tuesday © AFP/File / Pablo PORCIUNCULA BORDEAUX, France, Jan 17 – Bordeaux striker Malcom, reportedly a target for Premier League club Arsenal,...
  • Capital Sports: Liverpool’s Flanagan sentenced for assault
    TLiverpool Crown Court heard that he kicked his partner Rachael Wall in a central street in the northwest English city in the early hours of December 22. LONDON, United Kingdom, Jan 17 – Liverpool defender John Flanagan was sentenced to rehabilitation and 40 hours of unpaid work on Wednesday,...
  • Capital Sports: Kenya lose second match in U19 Cricket WCup
    The Kenya U19 Cricket team NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 17- Kenya lost its second consecutive match at the ongoing Under-19 Cricket World Cup in Christchurch New Zealand, going down by 243 runs to the hosts on Wednesday. The Kenyan boys scored 193-4 in their allotted 50 overs with Aman Gandhi top scoring...
  • Capital Sports: Patience has paid off, says Cheche after Sweden move
    Prior to travelling to Stockholm for trials with Djugarden, Ochieng who had previously played for Saudi Arabian side Al Tawoon had also trained with Aalborg BK in Denmark and the motivation of playing in Europe had pushed him to give his best. NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 17- Harambee Stars defender David ‘...
  • Capital Sports: Mourinho set to sign new Manchester United contract
    Jose Mourinho cMourinho is currently midway through the three-year deal he signed when he succeeded Louis van Gaal in May 2016. MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Jan 17 – Jose Mourinho is on the verge of signing a contract extension that will keep him at Manchester United until 2021. Mourinho is...
  • Capital Sports: Sofapaka’s Omar keen to emulate Nzigiyimana
    Sofapaka FC new signing Mousa Omar during a training session at te Eastleigh High School on January 11, 2017. Photo/TIMOTHY OLOBULU NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 17- Newly signed Sofapaka defender Mousa Omar says he is determined to emulate the success achieved by his fellow Burundian players in the Kenyan...
  • Capital Sports: Prize money increase for Barclays Kenya Open
    The President’s directive was aimed at two focus areas: The first was to raise the bar of the Championship, increase participation of local players and attract a higher caliber of players from across the globe. NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 17 – Organisers of the 2018 Kenya Open Golf Championship have...
  • Capital Sports: Peterhansel closes gap to leader Sainz
    Peugeot’s driver Stephane Peterhansel and his co-driver Jean Paul Cottret of France compete during Stage 10 of the Dakar 2018 between Salta and Belen, Argentina, on January 16, 2018 © AFP / FRANCK FIFE BELEN, Argentina, Jan 17 – Reigning champion Stephane Peterhansel moved up to second overall by...
  • Capital Sports: Wozniacki, Svitolina survive scares as new star born
    Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki produced a great escape against little-known Croat Jana Fett, rallying from 5-1 down in an epic third set to to keep her dream of a first Grand Slam title alive 3-6, 6-2, 7-5 © AFP / WILLIAM WEST Melbourne, Australia, Jan 17 – Title contenders Caroline Wozniacki and...
  • Capital Sports: Davis scores 45 as Pelicans defeat Celtics
    Anthony Davis, who had brushed off reports linking him to a possible move to Boston, gave a virtuoso performance as the New Orleans Pelicans jolted the Boston Celtics 116-113 in overtime © GETTY/AFP / Rob Carr LOS ANGELES, United States, Jan 17 – Anthony Davis scored 45 points as the New Orleans...
  • Capital Sports: Pacquiao says in talks to fight Lomachenko
    Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao, 39, who has won world titles in an unprecedented eight weight divisions, is eyeing an April date with the Ukrainian World Boxing Organization superfeatherweight champ Vasyl Lomachenko © AFP / PATRICK HAMILTON MANILA, Philippines, Jan 17 – Philippine boxing...

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