Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Harambee Stars to have new coach by March
    Immediate former Harambee Stars head coach Paul Put consults with Stanley Okumbi during the CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup final at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos in December 2017. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 19- Football Kenya Federation says a new Harambee Stars head coach will be in...
  • Capital Sports: Obiri headlines Kenya’s World Indoor team
    Convincing 3000m victory for Hellen Obiri at the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting in Boston (Victah Sailer) © Copyright NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 19- Reigning World 5,000m outdoor champion Hellen Obiri headlines Kenya’s team that will head out to Birmingham, United Kingdom for the IAAF World Indoor...
  • Capital Sports: Muhoroni Youth stares at NSL relegation
    Muhoroni Youth players line up before their match against Kariobangi Sharks at the Kasarani Stadium on November 4, 2017. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 19- Just two weeks into the new National Super League (NSL) season, former Kenyan Premier League (KPL) side Muhoroni Youth is facing a...
  • Capital Sports: ‘Evil’ UK paedophile football coach jailed for 30 years
    Abuse victims of former football coach Barry Bennell outside Liverpool Crown Court where he was jailed for 30 years with the judge calling him ~”sheer evil” © AFP / Anthony Devlin LIVERPOOL, United Kingdom, Feb 19 – Former British football trainer Barry Bennell was sentenced to 30 years in prison...
  • Capital Sports: Liverpool squad ‘best I’ve coached’, says Klopp
    Liverpool manager Klopp is delighted with the strength of his side, after thrashing Porto last week © AFP/File / Francisco LEONG LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 19 – Jurgen Klopp says his current Liverpool squad is the strongest he has ever worked with as the players prepare for a return to action...
  • Capital Sports: Is VAR ready for Premier League rollout?
    Not so instant replay: Players wait for the VAR decision on Juan Mata’s ‘goal’ which was ruled out © AFP/File / Oli SCARFF LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 19 – VAR technology is back in the spotlight after Manchester United’s Juan Mata was controversially denied a goal in a confusing incident that...
  • Capital Sports: James Rodriguez – Bayern Munich’s ‘godsend’
    James Rodriguez is looking to reestablish himself as one of the game’s preeminent playmakers after three challenging years at Real Madrid © AFP/File / SASCHA SCHUERMANN BERLIN, Germany, Feb 19 – Unloved at Real Madrid, yet declared a “godsend” by Bayern Munich, James Rodriguez has rebooted his...
  • Capital Sports: Arsenal announce record shirt deal with Emirates
    Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang became Arsenal’s record signing when he joined from Borussia Dortmund last month © AFP/File / Adrian DENNIS LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 19 – Arsenal announced the club’s biggest-ever sponsorship deal on Monday, extending their shirt partnership with Dubai-based airline...
  • Capital Sports: Harambee stars head coach Put resigns
    Harambee Stars head coach Paul Put watches from the touchline during Kenya’s match against Rwanda in the CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup on December 3, 2017 in Kakamega. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 19, 2018- Harambee Stars head coach Paul Put has resigned, barely three months after being...
  • Capital Sports: Sabrina revels at Winter Olympics debut
    Sabrina Wanjiku takes part in the Giant Slalom during the WInter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. PHOTO/Courtesy NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 19- Sabrina Simader Wanjiku made history by being the first ever Kenyan woman to don the red, green and black of the national flag at the Winter Olympics and the...
  • Capital Sports: Galatasaray’s Gomis collapses during match
    Galatasaray’s Bafetimbi Gomis collapsed during a Super Lig match but returned to the field to complete the game © AFP/File / OZAN KOSE ISTANBUL, Turkey, Feb 19 – Galatasaray striker Bafetimbi Gomis collapsed during a Turkish Super Lig game late Sunday, but insisted after the match that he would...
  • Capital Sports: Homeboyz ladies win second title on the trot
    Cup final between Menengai Cream Homeboyz and StanChart Impala Saracens at the second round of the KRU Women’s festival on at the KCB Sports Club on Sunday 18 February 2018/Photo/Denis Ekanusu/KRU NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 19- Homeboyz ladies won their second consecutive title with a 19-7 win over Impala...
  • Capital Sports: Chemtai sets Mexican record at Guadalajara
    Diana Chemtai Kipyokei after winning the Guadalajara Half Marathon. PHOTO/IAAF GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Feb 19- Kenya’s Diana Chemtai established a Mexican all-comers’ record of 1:10:00 to win the 32rd Guadalajara Half Marathon, while John Mwangangi took the men’s title at the IAAF Bronze Label road...
  • Capital Sports: Real Madrid win eight-goal thriller, Atletico keep up Barca chase
    Man of the moment: Marco Asensio celebrates after scoring one of his two goals in Sunday’s 5-3 win at Real Betis © AFP / Cristina Quicler SEVILLE, Spain, Feb 19 – Man of the moment Marco Asensio scored twice and Cristiano Ronaldo was also on target as Real Madrid kept up the feel-good factor with a...
  • Capital Sports: Pitch battle as Reus ends goal drought in Dortmund win
    Ground for concern: Moenchengladbach’s Raul Bobadilla with Dortmund goalkeeper Roman Buerki © AFP / Patrik STOLLARZ BERLIN, Germany, Feb 18 – A brilliant first-half strike saw Marco Reus grab his first Bundesliga goal since May to secure a 1-0 win for Borussia Dortmund at Borussia Moenchengladbach...
  • Capital Sports: Rochdale stun Spurs to force FA Cup replay
    Rochdale’s players, and their mascot, celebrated after Ian Henderson scores the opening goal © AFP / Oli SCARFF LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 18 – Lowly Rochdale scored deep into stoppage time to deny Tottenham Hotspur victory as their FA Cup fifth-round tie ended in a thrilling 2-2 draw on Sunday....
  • Capital Sports: ‘One of the best weeks of my life’, says Federer after 97th title
    Top of the world: Roger Federer celebrates his 97th title with victory in Rotterdam © ANP/AFP / Koen Suyk ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, Feb 18 – Roger Federer celebrated his return to the top of the world rankings by winning the Rotterdam Open on Sunday, his 97th career title, and declared it “one of the...
  • Capital Sports: Tech company behind Man Utd’s VAR ‘wobble’ apologises
    Not so instant replay: Players wait for the VAR decision on Juan Mata’s ‘goal’ which was ruled out © AFP / Oli SCARFF LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 17 – The company responsible for the ‘wobbly line’ that caused confusion during Manchester United’s debut using the controversial video assistant referee...
  • Capital Sports: Team LeBron rallies to beat Team Steph in All-Star classic
    LeBron James finished with 29 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists to lead all scorers as his Team LeBron upstaged Team Stephen 148-145 in the NBA All-Star Game © AFP / Robyn Beck LOS ANGELES, United States, Feb 19 – Team LeBron upstaged Team Stephen 148-145 in the NBA All-Star Game Sunday in a...
  • Capital Sports: Heynckes brings treble spirit to resurgent Bayern
    Since Jupp Heynckes replaced Carlo Ancelotti as Bayern Munich’s head coach at the start of October 2017, the team have won 22 of 23 matches © AFP/File / Gunter SCHIFFMANN BERLIN, Germany, Feb 19 – Bayern Munich host Besiktas in the last 16, first leg of the Champions League riding a 13-match...

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