Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: StarTimes unveils rich football broadcast schedule
    StarTimes Vice President Mr. Mark Lisboa (Left) Marion Wangari Edward Wesonga – Corporate Sales Manager (Right). NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 18 – StarTimes Media on Friday unveiled the most comprehensive live football offering composed of major international tournaments and top tier European soccer leagues...
  • Capital Sports: Video referee landmark as Bayern claim opening win
    Bayern Munich’s Polish forward Robert Lewandowski celebrates scoring a goal during the German First division Bundesliga football match against Leverkusen August 18, 2017 © dpa/AFP / Sven Hoppe BERLIN, Germany, Aug 19 – Robert Lewandowski converted a second-half penalty, awarded by a video assistant...
  • Capital Sports: No Mbappe, no problem as Monaco set win record
    Metz’ midfielder Geronimo Poblete (R) vies with Monaco’s defender Fabinho during the French L1 football match between August 18, 2017 © AFP / JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN PARIS, France, Aug 19 – Monaco shrugged off the absence of want-away star striker Kylian Mbappe as skipper Radamel Falcao’s late...
  • Capital Sports: NOCK convenes Extraordinary Meeting to plan for elections
    National Olympic Committee of Kenya chairman Dr Kipchoge Keino.PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 18 – The National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOCK) has convened an Extraordinary General Assembly on September 5 to plan for the impending forthcoming elections of the sports umbrella body. The...
  • Capital Sports: Mourinho backs early close to transfer window
    “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 © AFP/File / Oli SCARFF MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Aug 18 – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has backed calls for the...
  • Capital Sports: Conte warns troubled Chelsea not to look for excuses
    Conte insists Chelsea’s predicament can’t be allowed to affect his players and he called on them to show some character against Tottenham © AFP/File / Ian KINGTON LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 18 – Antonio Conte has warned troubled champions Chelsea not to look for excuses after their turbulent start...
  • Capital Sports: Hong Kong Dragons eye Kenya Simbas revenge
    The Hong Kong rugby 15s team arriving at JKIA. NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 18- Despite the desire to revenge last year’s defeat in Nairobi, Hong Kong intends to use the test match against Simbas slated for Sunday at the RFUEA Ground to scout and identify new talents. Hong Kong comprises of a blend of youth...
  • Capital Sports: Security in spotlight in Spain as Liga, Vuelta get under way
    Barcelona’s home football stadium Camp Nou, pictured in April 2017, will have heavily increased security during the opening games of La Liga football season, but the Spanish government will not cancel the sporting events © AFP/File / PAU BARRENA MADRID, Spain, Aug 18 – While Spain mourns following...
  • Capital Sports: Dafabet to award lucky Kenyans to watch Burnley play Arsenal
    Dafabet Kenya will award one lucky winner with a trip for two to go and watch Burnely face Arsenal on November 26 at at Tuff Moor Stadium. NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 18 – One lucky winner holding a Dafabet Kenya account will be rewarded with a fully paid trip for two to watch the prestigious English...
  • Capital Sports: Russian triple jumper Pystykh banned for doping
    A WADA-commissioned inquiry has revealed widespread state-run doping at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.PHOTO/AFP PARIS, France, Aug 18 – Russian triple jumper Anna Pystykh was on Friday handed a four year doping ban and stripped of her 2007 world championship bronze medal, the Court of Arbitration...
  • Capital Sports: Blackberry back as Okumbi summons team for Mozambique friendly
    George ‘Blackberry’ Odhiambo in a past Harambee Stars match.Photo/MICHEZO AFRICA NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 18 – Gor Mahia forward George ‘Blackberry’ Odhiambo has made a return to the national football team Harambee Stars after being included in a 19-man provisional local based squad to take on...
  • Capital Sports: Man United aim to build on formidable start
    An emphatic 4-0 victory over West Ham in their opening game suggests Manchester United have shaken off a tendency to draw matches they should be winning © AFP / Oli SCARFF SWANSEA, United Kingdom, Aug 18 – Anthony Martial has warned Manchester United not to get carried away by their impressive...
  • Capital Sports: Cycling’s Froome targets historic double on Contador’s farewell
    British cyclist Chris Froome is hoping to win the Vuelta a Espana, having come agonisingly close to winning in Spain in the past © Belga/AFP/File / KRISTOF VAN ACCOM MADRID, Spain, Aug 18 – Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome begins his quest to make more cycling history on Saturday by...
  • Capital Sports: Arsenal in search of Sanchez tonic at Stoke
    Arsenal’s Chilean striker Alexis Sanchez , currently sidelined by an abdominal injury, is out of contract at the end of the season © AFP/File / Adrian DENNIS STOKE-ON-TRENT, United Kingdom, Aug 18 – Arsenal head to Stoke City this weekend aiming to register a second victory of the season and divert...
  • Capital Sports: Neymar set for home bow as PSG face Toulouse
    Brazilian superstar and the world’s most expensive footballer Neymar is set to make his home debut for his new club Paris Saint-Germain against Toulouse on Sunday © AFP / Fabrice COFFRINI PARIS, France, Aug 18 – After dazzling on his first appearance in a Paris Saint-Germain shirt, Neymar is in...
  • Capital Sports: Bandari out to reclaim title as GOtv Shield enters quarters
    Bandari FC players celebrate at the Thika Stadium after eliminating Gor Mahia from the GOtv Shield on July 9, 2017. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 18 – With the GOtv Shield resuming this weekend, reigning Kenyan Premier League Coach of the Year, Paul Nkata is determined to guide Bandari...
  • Capital Sports: Chinese fans tell ‘Homesick Boy’ Tevez to stay away
    Carlos Tevez was hailed a hero when he arrived at Shanghai Shenhua earlier this year on a reported $850,000-a-week, but with only two goals all season, the Argentine has been a disappointment to Chinese fans © AFP/File / STR SHANGHAI, China, Aug 18 – Chinese football fans and media are urging...
  • Capital Sports: All Blacks work on misfiring lineout for Wallabies
    New Zealand All Blacks coach Steve Hansen (L) and captain Kieran Read (R) during their Captain’s Run in Sydney ahead of the first Rugby Championship and Bledisoe Cup Test match against the Australian Wallabies © AFP / WILLIAM WEST SYDNEY, Australia, Aug 18 – The All Blacks identified their lineout...
  • Capital Sports: Messi, Ronaldo lead sports stars in condemning Barcelona attack
    Barcelona’s forward Lionel Messi (2ndR) vies with Real Madrid’s forward Cristiano Ronaldo during the Spanish league football match December 3, 2016 © AFP/File / JOSEP LAGO MADRID, Spain, Aug 17 – Football icons and longtime rivals Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo joined Spanish sports stars...
  • Capital Sports: Durant says will boycott White House, slams Trump
    Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors speaks at the press conference after his teams 129-120 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 to win the 2017 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 12, 2017 in Oakland, California © Getty/AFP/File / Thearon W. Henderson WASHINGTON, United States, Aug...

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