Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: SportPesa becomes new LaLiga regional sponsor
    tHe agreement was presented between LaLiga and the African bookmaker SportPesa , which became LaLiga’s new regional sponsor. In this presentation came Javier Tebas , president of Laliga, Adolfo Bara , General Manager Sales and Marketing, Antonio Barradas , manager of Laliga in Africa and Ronald...
  • Capital Sports: Rockets oust Thunder in NBA playoffs, Spurs and Jazz close in
    James Harden of the Houston Rockets drives around Andre Roberson of the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game Five of the Western Conference quarter-finals during the 2017 NBA Playoffs, at Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, on April 25 © Getty/AFP / Bob Levey LOS ANGELES, United States, Apr 26 – James Harden...
  • Capital Sports: China football giants Evergrande under fire over ‘British dogs’ banner
    Fans of China’s Guangzhou Evergrande chant slogans at supporters of Hong Kong’s Eastern during an AFC Champions League football match between the two sides in Hong Kong © AFP / Anthony WALLACE HONG KONG, China, Apr 26 – Chinese giants Guangzhou Evergrande are facing potential disciplinary action...
  • Capital Sports: Serena promises to be back on court after baby
    US superstar tennis player Serena Williams (R) discusses her career and pending motherhood with journalist Gayle King during the TED Conference on April 25, 2017 in Vancouver, Canada © AFP / Glenn CHAPMAN VANCOUVER, Canada, Apr 26 – Superstar athlete Serena Williams late Tuesday promised she would...
  • Capital Sports: Bach defends Rio Games’ controversial legacy
    The president of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, insisted Rio had benefited from the Games even though they took place during a deep recession in Brazil © AFP / Miguel ROJO PUNTA DEL ESTE, Uruguay, Apr 25 – International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach on Tuesday defended last...
  • Capital Sports: Pochettino slams Xavi over Alli comments
    Spurs head coach Mauricio Pochettino has accused Xavi of unsettling Delle Ali LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 26 – Mauricio Pochettino accused former Barcelona midfielder Xavi of unsettling star player Dele Alli after the Spanish star said that Alli is the “type of player” wanted by Pep Guardiola at...
  • Capital Sports: Newcastle United and West Ham raided by police
      Newcastle chief Lee Charnley has reportedly been arrested. PHOTO/THESUN. LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 26 – Offices at Newcastle and West Ham have been raided as part of an investigation into suspected tax and National Insurance fraud, Sky sources understand. Nearly 200 officers of HM Revenue and...
  • Capital Sports: Half-ton Costa gives Chelsea breathing room
    Chelsea FC forward Eden Hazard celebrates one of his goals with team mate Diego Costa in an English Premier league match at Stamford Bridge on April 25, 2017. PHOTO/Daily Mail LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 25 –Diego Costa scored his 50th and 51st Premier League goals as Chelsea overcame spirited...
  • Capital Sports: Tottenham’s Wanyama wins Best of Africa Award
    Wanyama awarded.PHOTP/Victrr Wanyama twitter LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 25 -Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama’s ongoing charity work was recognised as he won a Best of Africa role model award. Some of the continent’s biggest names in sports, art and entertainment were in attendance at...
  • Capital Sports: Mourinho: ‘better years to come at united’
    Jose Mourinho’s side were beaten in the Manchester derby in September. PHOTO/SKY. MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Apr 25- Jose Mourinho believes Manchester United have laid the foundations this season for “better years to come”. The club is pushing for a top-four finish in the Premier League, having...
  • Capital Sports: Ngong to host National Sevens Series fourth leg
    Former Prime minister Raila Amolo Odinga presenting the Dala 7s trophy to Main Cup champions Homeboyz in a past National Sevens Series match. PHOTO/KRU NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 25 – The fourth round of the National Sevens Series will be hosted at the Ngong Hills Sports Resort for a period of two years...
  • Capital Sports: Waruru’s firing rate delights Nyangweso
    Ulinzi Stars striker Stephen Waruru listens to words from head coach benjamin Nyangweso during their Kenyan premier League match against Mathare United on April 23, 2017. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 25 – Stephen Waruru has returned to the Ulinzi Stars starting team in emphatic fashion...
  • Capital Sports: Hall won’t risk Kiongera as Leopards face Sofapaka
    AFC Leopards head coach Stewart Hall during his side’s match against Thika United on April 23, 2017. PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 25 – Despite resuming full training on Tuesday morning, AFC Leopards striker Mungai Kiongera will still not be fielded on Wednesday when Ingwe takes on...
  • Capital Sports: Salim hoping to stabilize Mathare ship in Kimanzi absence
    Mathare United assistant coach Salim Ali (left) makes a pointto his boss Francis Kimanzi during a Kenyan Premier League match at the Thika Sub County Stadium in April, 2017. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 25 – A wobbling ship that is Mathare United will miss its captain for the next one...
  • Capital Sports: Gareth Bale sidelined by new calf injury
    Gareth Bale has made just 26 appearances in all competitions for Real Madrid this season © AFP/File / GERARD JULIEN MADRID, Spain, Apr 25 – Gareth Bale could miss the rest of Real Madrid’s season after suffering the latest in a series of calf injuries since he joined the Spanish giants four years...
  • Capital Sports: Wenger plans ahead but won’t reveal future
    Arsenal’s French manager Arsene Wenger is out of contract at the end of the current campaign and has yet to sign a new deal © AFP/File / Glyn KIRK LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 25 – Arsene Wenger insists he is working on Arsenal’s future even though he still won’t reveal whether he plans to remain in...
  • Capital Sports: Kipyegon, Obiri lead 1500m field in Eugene
    Faith Kipyegon at the 2016 IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene.PHOTO/IAAF EUGENE, United States, Apr 25 – Olympic 1500m champion Faith Kipyegon and 5000m silver medalist Hellen Obiri will lead a stellar 1500m field at this year’s Prefontaine Classic on 27 May which  could see the most sub-four-...
  • Capital Sports: Nzoia’s Otieno grabs March Player of the Month gong
    Nzoia Sugar forward Brian Otieno receives his player of the month award. PHOTO/Alex Isaboke BUNGOMA, Kenya, Apr 25 – On his debut in the Kenyan Premier League, Nzoia Sugar defender Brian Otieno claimed the Sports Journalists Association of Kenya (SJAK) Player of the Month award for March to become...
  • Capital Sports: Warriors sweep past Blazers, Raptors take control in NBA playoffs
    Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors shoots against the Portland Trail Blazers in Game Four of the Western Conference quarter-finals of the 2017 NBA Playoffs, at Moda Center in Portland, Oregon, on April 24 © Getty/AFP / Jonathan Ferrey PORTLAND, United States, Apr 25 – The Golden State...
  • Capital Sports: PSG, Monaco renew battle in French Cup semi
    Monaco’s Radamel Falcao (L) celebrates with teammate Kamil Glik after scoring a goal during their French Ligue 1 match against Olympique Lyonnais, in Decines-Charpieu, on April 23, 2017 © AFP / Jeff Pachoud PARIS, France, Apr 25 – Leonardo Jardim’s Monaco hold the edge over Paris Saint-Germain in...

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