Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Mourinho wants Man United ‘to be losing’
    “So again, I repeat, I’m not a market man, but as a football manager I would like it to close before the first match,” said Mourinho in reference to the transfer window LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 20 – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says he is pleased with how his side have begun the...
  • Capital Sports: Obiri beaten as Hassan breaks meeting record in Birmingham
    Hellen Obiri strides to win the Rome Diamond League and set a national 5,000m record on June 8, 2017. PHOTO/IAAF NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 20 – Fresh from winning the women’s 5000m world title at the London IAAF World Championships, Hellen Obiri failed to carry on the superb form at the IAAF Birmingham...
  • Capital Sports: Aussie Mooy maintains Huddersfield’s dream start
    Huddersfield Town’s Aaron Mooy (right) in action during the Premier League match against Newcastle United on August 20, 2017 © AFP / Anthony DEVLIN LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 20 – Australian international Aaron Mooy’s stunning second-half goal gave Huddersfield Town a 1-0 victory over Newcastle...
  • Capital Sports: Ingwe claw Wazito to book Shield semi slot
    Alexis Kitenge, Marcelus Ingotsi and Mike Kibwage celebrate one of the AFC Leopards goals during their GOtv Shield quarter final match against Wazito FC at Nyayo Stadium on August 20, 2017. PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 20-  Burundian forward Alexis Kitenge’s hatrick of penalties and...
  • Capital Sports: Scrappy Simbas caged by Hong Kong Dragons in test match
    The Kenya Simbas in a past match. Photo/KRU NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 20 – Dennis Muhanji saved Kenya Simbas the blushes as the national 15s team was held to a 19-19 draw at home by visitors Hong Kong in one of the two international test matches played at the RFUEA Ground on Sunday. Kenya, who were...
  • Capital Sports: Vihiga stun holders Tusker out of GOtv Shield
    Charles Okwemba celebrates with teammates after scoring one of the two Vihiga United goals in a GOtv Shield Quarter final clash against defending champions Tusker FC on August 20, 2017. PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 20- Veteran Charles Okwemba struck a first half penalty and Dennis...
  • Capital Sports: Barcelona football ‘not afraid’ as attacks overshadow La Liga start
    “They are extraordinary and lamentable circumstances,” said Barcelona’s coach Ernesto Valverde © AFP/File / LLUIS GENE BARCELONA, Spain, Aug 19 – Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde called on supporters to show no fear by attending an emotional La Liga opener for his side in the wake of two terrorist...
  • Capital Sports: Dream start for Jese as Stoke humbles Arsenal
    Jese Rodriguez celebrating after scoring on his debut for Stoke. LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 19 – Jese Rodriguez made a memorable start to life at Stoke City by scoring the only goal of a 1-0 victory over Arsenal at the bet365 Stadium on Saturday. The Spanish forward, a loan signing from Paris...
  • Capital Sports: Buffon saves penalty as VAR makes Serie A history
    Juventus’ goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon saves a penalty kick during the Italian Serie A football match against Cagliari on August 19, 2017 © AFP / Marco BERTORELLO MILAN, Italy, Aug 19 – Fabio Maresca became the first referee in Serie A to use VAR technology to award a penalty on Saturday, only to...
  • Capital Sports: Dembele can join Barca for right price – Dortmund
    Ousmane Dembele is under contract at Borussia Dortmund until 2021 © AFP/File / FRANCK FIFE BERLIN, Germany, Aug 19 – Borussia Dortmund will sell wantaway winger Ousmane Dembele to Barcelona if their price is met, the German club said Saturday. “We have a clear position and a clear idea (of the...
  • Capital Sports: More of the same demanded from relentless Real
    Real Madrid’s Zinedine Zidane (left) and Karim Benzema celebrate their Supercup victory over Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium on August 16, 2017 © AFP / GABRIEL BOUYS MADRID, Spain, Aug 19 – Zinedine Zidane has lifted Real Madrid to such heights in less than two years in charge as coach...
  • Capital Sports: Mane lifts Liverpool as Okazaki gets Leicester up and running
    Mane wheels away in celebration after poking Liverpool into the lead after 73 minutes. LEICESTER, United Kingdom, Aug 19 – Sadio Mane struck in the 73rd minute to give Liverpool a 1-0 home win over Crystal Palace and get Jurgen Klopp’s side up and running after their 3-3 draw at Watford. At Anfield...
  • Capital Sports: Video ref gets thumbs up on Bundesliga debut
    German referee Tobias Stieler gestures for the video assistant referee to review a decision during the Bundesliga match between Bayern Munich and Bayern Leverkusen on August 18, 2017 © AFP / Guenter SCHIFFMANN Berlin, Germany, Aug 19 – The historic debut of the video assistant referee in Germany’s...
  • Capital Sports: Lukaku on mark as Man U score four again
    Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku celebrates after scoring against Swansea City during their Premier League match at the Liberty Stadium in south Wales, on August 19, 2017© AFP Geoff CADDICK SWANSEA, United Kingdom, Aug 19-  Manchester United maintained their dream Premier League start as goals...
  • Capital Sports: Gor down Muho to open six-point KPL lead
    Gor Mahia Meddie Kagere celebrates with Timothy Otieno.PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 19 – Giants Gor Mahia opened a six-point lead at the summit of the Kenyan Premier League table after registering a 2-1 win over Muhoroni Youth at the Moi Stadium in Kisumu on Saturday. Timothy Otieno...
  • Capital Sports: Eight tries as All Blacks hit highs against Wallabies
    New Zealand’s winger Rieko Ioane scores a try during the Rugby Championship victory over Australia in Sydney, on August 19, 2017 © AFP / SAEED KHAN Sydney, Australia, Aug 19 – The world champion All Blacks rebounded spectacularly to down the Wallabies 54-34 and continue the gloom in Australian...
  • Capital Sports: Sharks hit five past Eldoret Youth to storm GOtv Shield semis
    Kariobangi Sharks forward Masoud Juma against Edoret Youth’s Philex Kwemoi. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYA NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 19 – Kenyan Premier League side Kariobangi Sharks sailed through to the semi-finals of the GOtv Shield after walloping Division One side Eldoret Youth 5-0 in the quartets played at...
  • Capital Sports: McIlroy confirms he’ll return for FedEx Cup opener
    Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland plays his shot out of the bunker on the first hole during the second round of the 2017 PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Club on August 11, 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina © Getty/AFP/File / Warren Little LOS ANGELES, United States, Aug 19 – World number four Rory...
  • Capital Sports: Nadal returns to No. 1 with heavy heart over Barcelona
    Spain’s Rafael Nadal returns to the world number one ranking on August 21, 2017 for the first time in three years © GETTY/AFP / Rob Carr CICINNATI, United States, Aug 19 – Spain’s Rafael Nadal, who returns to the world number one ranking on Monday for the first time in three years, remains “...
  • Capital Sports: Mo Farah bids to give British fans memorable farewell
    Britain’s Mo Farah will compete in the 3,000 metres at the Diamond League meeting in Birmingham © AFP/File / Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 19 – British athletics great Mo Farah will hope his final track race on home turf on Sunday will have a happier ending than last Saturday’s...

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