Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Oscar gets eight-game ban over China brawl
    In the latest Asian-record transfer, Chelsea midfielder Oscar moved to Shanghai SIPG for $67 million SHANGHAI, China, June 22 – Brazilian international Oscar was banned for eight games on Thursday for triggering a spectacular mass brawl in the Chinese Super League between his Shanghai SIPG side and...
  • Capital Sports: Son admits he was terrified of Wanyama
    Victor Wanyama has enjoyed a stellar debut season with Tottenham Getty Images LONDON, Kenya, June 22 – Tottenham forward Son Heung-Min admits he was terrified of team-mate Victor Wanyama before he joined the club. The 24-year-old moved to the Premier League from German Bundesliga outfit Bayer...
  • Capital Sports: Salah having Liverpool medical
    Mohamed Salah is set to join Liverpool.PHOTO/File LONDON, United Kingdom, June 22 – Roma forward Mohamed Salah is having a medical ahead of his proposed Sh4.4bn (£34m) move to Liverpool. The 25-year-old will later head to Liverpool’s Melwood training ground in order to complete the formalities of...
  • Capital Sports: Waruru dedicates gong to soldiers in Somalia
    Ulinzi Stars forward Stephen Waruru with his trophy.PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAKURU, Kenya, June 22 – Ulinzi Stars forward Stephen Waruru has dedicated his April Sports Journalists Association of Kenya (SJAK)/SportPesa player of the month award to Kenya Defense Forces soldiers at the war front in...
  • Capital Sports: 36-year old Kiarie Muniu wins Sh12.1m BetYetu Jackpot
    Edwin Kiarie Muniu receiving the cheque in the company of his family. NAIROBI, Kenya, June 22 – An elated Edwin Kiarie Muniu received a cheque of a whooping Sh12, 165,210 m after making 13 out of 13 correct predictions in the BetYetu Jackpot play. Muniu learnt about betting from his friend Peter in...
  • Capital Sports: Di Maria handed suspended one-year jail term for tax fraud
    Paris Saint-Germain’s Angel Di Maria scored a brace during the Champions League match against Barcelona at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, on February 14, 2017 MADRID, Spain, June 22 – Paris Saint-Germain forward Angel Di Maria has been given a suspended one-year jail sentence and fined...
  • Capital Sports: Queiroz, from Man Utd enforcer to Mr. World Cup
    Football coach Carlos Queiroz (L) meets President Hassan Rouhani after taking the Iran team through to the Russia 2018 World Cup © IRANIAN PRESIDENCY/AFP/File / HO SEOUL, Korea, Republic of, Jun 22 – Carlos Queiroz was once Alex Ferguson’s formidable number two at Manchester United, but he has now...
  • Capital Sports: Chisanga to start as Simbas hunt on Uganda
    Kenya Simbas backrow Joshua Chisanga who turns out for England based side Newcastle Falcons in training.PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, June 22 – Newcastle Falcons ace Joshua Chisanga and fly half Isaac Adimo are the only changes made for the Kenya Simbas starting XV that will lock horns with...
  • Capital Sports: Waruru bags April Player of the Month Award
    Ulinzi Stars striker Stephen Waruru is carried shoulder high by team mate Oliver Rutto after scoring his first goal against Mathare United in a Kenyan Premier league match at the Afraha Stadium on April 23, 2017.PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, June 22 –Stephen Waruru’s remarkable display in...
  • Capital Sports: Trump to meet IOC chief at White House
    International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach, pictured on June 9, 2017, will meet with US President Donald Trump to discuss potentially hosting the 2024 Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles, California © AFP/File / Fabrice COFFRINI WASHINGTON, United States, Jun 22 – President Donald...
  • Capital Sports: Ronaldo delights in handing Portugal victory
    Portugal’s forward Cristiano Ronaldo controls the ball during the 2017 Confederations Cup group A football match against Russia June 21, 2017 © AFP / Yuri KADOBNOV MOSCOW, Russian Federation, Jun 21 – Cristiano Ronaldo said Portugal were worthy winners after scoring his first goal of the...
  • Capital Sports:  Juve pave way for Alves to join City
    Juventus Defender Dani Alves kicks to score during the UEFA Champions League semi final second leg football match Juventus vs Monaco, on May 9, 2017 TURIN, Italy, Jun 22 – Juventus CEO Giuseppe Marotta admits that Manchester City-bound Dani Alves leaves with some bitterness, but insists there was...
  • Capital Sports: Chelsea line up Lewandowski as Costa replacement
    Bayern Munich’s forward Robert Lewandowski (C) celebrates an own goal by Real Madrid’s defender Sergio Ramos (2R) during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final second leg football match Real Madrid vs FC Bayern Munich LONDON, United Kingdom, Jun 22 – Chelsea have initiated early talks with Bayern...
  • Capital Sports: Hamilton hopes Mercedes ‘diva’ performs in Baku heat
    Lewis Hamilton driving to seventh place in the Monaco Grand Prix — his Mercedes car is seen as an unpredictable “diva” © AFP/File / Andrej ISAKOVIC Baku, Azerbaijan, Jun 22 – Fresh from a glorious season-saving triumph at one of his favourite venues, Lewis Hamilton sets out to tame his...
  • Capital Sports: NOCK in hot soup as IOC consider taking harsh action
    National Olympic Committee of Kenya chairman Dr Kipchoge Keino.PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, June 21 – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will consider taking harsh action against the National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOCK) when the Executive Board meets July 9 and 10 after the...
  • Capital Sports: Three Russian athletes banned after Beijing retesting
    Beijing Olympics relay silver medallist Anastasiya Kapachinskaya banned for four years for doping © AFP/File / JAVIER SORIANO MOSCOW, Russian Federation, Jun 21 – The Beijing Olympics relay silver medallist Anastasiya Kapachinskaya and two other Russian athletes were banned for four years on...
  • Capital Sports: Unfit Rudisha to skip trials to focus on title defence
    Kenya’s David Rudisha (C) leads the field in the men’s 800m heats at the Rio Olympics on August 12, 2016 NAIROBI, Kenya, June 21- World-record holder and Beijing 2015 men’s 800m world champion, David Rudisha has confirmed he will skip this weekend’s national trials for the London 2017 global track...
  • Capital Sports: Ronaldo strikes as Portugal down Russia
    Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after giving Portugal the lead in the eighth minute of the match.PHOTO/Daily Mail. MOSCOW, Russia, June 21 – Cristiano Ronaldo brushed off the tax storm clouding his Real Madrid future by scoring the only goal of the game as Portugal beat hosts Russia 1-0 at the...
  • Capital Sports: Djokovic to warm up for Wimbledon at Eastbourne
    Novak Djokovic is a three-time Wimbledon champion © POOL/AFP/File / TOBY MELVILLE LONDON, United Kingdom, Jun 21 – Three-time Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic is to play at the ATP tournament in Eastbourne, southern England, in preparation for the grasscourt Grand Slam, it was announced Wednesday...
  • Capital Sports: Mustafi hopes Sanchez continues at Arsenal
    Arsenal’s striker Alexis Sanchez celebrates after scoring their third goal during the English Premier League football match against Stoke City May 13, 2017 LONDON, United Kingdom, June 21 – Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi has expressed his desire to see star forward Alexis Sanchez stay at the...

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