Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Cherono breaks Amsterdam Course Record
    Lawrence Cherono wins the 2017 Amsterdam Marathon. PHOTO/IAAF AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Oct 16- Kenya’s Lawrence Cherono was the surprise winner of the TCS Amsterdam Marathon, taking more than a minute off his Personal best to set a course record of 2:05:09 at the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday...
  • Capital Sports: Indonesian keeper dies after mid-game collision
    A hearse carries away the body of of club Persela goalkeeper Choirul Huda in East Java after he died following a collision with Brazilian midfielder Ramon Rodrigues in Surabaya © AFP JAKARTA, Indonesia, Oct 16 – Indonesian football was in mourning on Monday after celebrated goalkeeper Choirul Huda...
  • Capital Sports: Kaepernick files grievance claiming NFL owners collusion
    Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers drops back to pass against the Seattle Seahawks at Levi’s Stadium on January 1, 2017 in Santa Clara, California © Getty/AFP/File / EZRA SHAW NEW YORK, United States, Oct 16 – Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, an NFL free agent who...
  • Capital Sports: Kane’s Champions League rise faces Real acid test
    Tottenham Hotspur English striker Harry Kane’s (C) 13-goal haul in September matched the best ever goalscoring month by Messi or Ronaldo © AFP/File / Adrian DENNIS MADRID, Spain, Oct 16 – Harry Kane is an admitted follower of Cristiano Ronaldo’s stratospheric stats as he pursues the Portuguese’s...
  • Capital Sports: Icardi hat-trick as Inter reign in Milan
    Inter Milan’s captain forward Mauro Icardi (L) shows his jersey to supporters as he celebrates with teammates at the end of the Italian Serie A football match against AC Milan on October 15, 2017 © AFP / MIGUEL MEDINA MILAN, Italy, Oct 16 – Mauro Icardi scored a hat-trick as Inter Milan kept pace...
  • Capital Sports: Valencia storm to second in nine-goal thriller
    Valencia’s forward Goncalo Guedes celebrates after scoring a goal during the Spanish league football match against Real Betis October 15, 2017 © AFP / CRISTINA QUICLER MADRID, Spain, Oct 15 – Valencia withstood a late onslaught from Real Betis to move up to second with an enthralling 6-3 win at the...
  • Capital Sports: Kenya slump 14 places in latest FIFA rankings
    Harambee Stars players line up before facing Thailand in a friendly match in Bangkok on October 8, 2017. PHOTO/FKF NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 16- The twin losses against Iraq and Thailand in the recent Asian Tour of friendly matches by Harambee Stars have proved costly, as the Kenyan football team slumped...
  • Capital Sports: ‘Special’ Salah fuelled by Egypt exploits
    Egypt’s forward Mohamed Salah (L) takes a free kick to score a goal during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations group D football match against Ghana in Port-Gentil on January 25, 2017 LONDON, United Kingdom, Oct 16- Fuelled by the adrenaline rush of clinching Egypt’s first World Cup berth in 28 years,...
  • Capital Sports: Kabras retain Christie title to go five clear
    Kabras Sugar players celebrate after winning the Christie Sevens at the RFUEA Ground on October 15, 2017. PHOTO/Raymond makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 14- Kabras Sugar became the first side to win back to back titles in this season’s National Sevens Circuit after beating Impala Saracens 19-7 to retain...
  • Capital Sports: Sharapova fights to first title since drugs ban
    Maria Sharapova of Russia holds her trophy after winning her women’s singles final match against Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus at the Tianjin Open on October 15, 2017 © AFP / WANG Zhao TIANJIN, China, Oct 15 – Five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova was made to fight by 102nd-ranked teenager Aryna...
  • Capital Sports: Guardiola hails City’s magnificent seven
    Manchester City’s Gabriel Jesus celebrates scoring their fourth goal during the English Premier League match against Stoke City at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England, on October 14, 2017 © AFP / Oli SCARFF MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Oct 14 – Pep Guardiola believes Manchester City produced...
  • Capital Sports: Chelsea short of players and personality
    Conte insists Chelsea’s predicament can’t be allowed to affect his players and he called on them to show some character against Tottenham LONDON, United Kingdom, Oct 15 – Antonio Conte said his Chelsea side were missing three key players and the right personality to cope with Crystal Palace in...
  • Capital Sports: Morocco to replace Kenya as CHAN hosts
    CAF CAIRO, Egypt, Oct 15 – Morocco will replace Kenya as hosts of the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN), organisers announced Sunday. The emergency committee of the African Football Confederation (CAF) met Saturday in Lagos and unanimously decided to give Morocco the green light ahead of...
  • Capital Sports: Federer beats great rival Nadal to win Shanghai Masters
    Roger Federer of Switzerland hits a return against Rafael Nadal of Spain during their men’s singles final match at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament in Shanghai on October 15, 2017. © AFP / Chandan KHANNA Shanghai, China, Oct 15 – Roger Federer got one over his old rival Rafael Nadal to win...
  • Capital Sports: Quins to face Oliers in Christie Cup Quarters
    Kenya Harlequin’s Patrice Agunda in action at Christie Sevens Day One. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYA NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 14 – Hosts Kenya Harlequin will lock horns with Menengai Oliers in the Main Cup quarter-finals of the Christie Sevens on Sunday at the RFUEA Ground. Other Cup pairing will see Mwamba RFC...
  • Capital Sports: Eriksen strike ends Spurs’ Wembley hoodoo
    Tottenham Hotspur’s Christian Eriksen (R) celebrates with teammate Dele Alli after scoring the team’s first goal during their English Premier League match against Bournemouth at Wembley Stadium in London, on October 14, 2017 © AFP / Adrian DENNIS LONDON, United Kingdom, Oct 14 – Christian Eriksen...
  • Capital Sports: Cleverley strikes late as Watford rock Arsenal
    Welbeck looks to evade a lunging tackle from Watford defender Adrian Mariappa as he looks to break clear on the halfway line.Photo/Daily Mail WATFORD, United Kingdom, Oct 14 – Arsenal’s four-game winning run came to a stunning end at Watford as Tom Cleverley’s stoppage-time strike sealed a dramatic...
  • Capital Sports: Malkia relinquish African title to Cameroon
    Cameroon beat Malkia Strikers to be crowned African Champions. Photo/CAVB NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 14- Malkia Strikers’ hopes of a fourth consecutive African title went up in smoke after losing by straight sets to hosts Cameroon in the final of the CAVB Women Volleyball Championship at the Yaoundé on...
  • Capital Sports: Utd got point they came for – Liverpool’s Klopp
    Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum (left) vies with Manchester United’s Phil Jones during their English Premier League match at Anfield in Liverpool on October 14, 2017© AFP/File Paul ELLIS LIVERPOOL, United Kingdom, Oct 14 – Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said Manchester United got the point...
  • Capital Sports: Mourinho stifles, Liverpool misfire in snore draw
    Manchester United’s Spanish goalkeeper David de Gea (centre) saves a shot from Liverpool’s Cameroonian defender Joel Matip during their English Premier League match at Anfield in Liverpool on October 14, 2017 LIVERPOOL, United Kingdom, Oct 14 – Manchester United ceded the initiative in the Premier...

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