Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Head injury assessment set at 10 minutes, say rugby chiefs
    Germany’s Sam Rainger (back, bottom C) is bandaged after sustaining a head injury during their match against Hong Kong on the third day of the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens tournament on April 10, 2016 © AFP/File / ANTHONY WALLACE LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 17 – Players who leave the field of play during...
  • Capital Sports: Sharks suffer blow as Ogweno’s suspension upheld
    Kariobangi Sharks defender celebrating.Photo/Goal.com NAIROBI Kenya, Aug 17- Kenyan Primer League (KPL) side Kariobangi Sharks have suffered a major setback after the Disciplinary and Complaints Committee (IDCC) upheld Pascal Ogweno’s red card suspension, extending it to six games. The defender was...
  • Capital Sports: Tusker docked points, Adagala hit with four months ban
    Tusker FC players disappointment after succumbing to their second loss to Thika United over the weekend.PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 17 – Kenyan Premier League champions Tusker FC have been deducted three points after the Disciplinary and Complaints Committee (IDCC) verdict favoured...
  • Capital Sports: Costa rules out return to Chelsea, wants to rejoin Atletico
    Chelsea manager Antonio Conte (right) left forward Diego Costa out of the club’s pre-season tour of Asia LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 17 – Diego Costa has released a statement saying he will not return to Chelsea and he “must return to Atletico Madrid”. Costa is currently in his native Brazil and...
  • Capital Sports: Coutinho sale not close insists Klopp
    Coutinho LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 17 – Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has rejected Barcelona’s claims that they are close to signing unsettled Brazil forward Philippe Coutinho. Klopp’s side have snubbed Barcelona’s £90 million ($115 million, 99 million euros) offer for Coutinho and last week...
  • Capital Sports: Ronaldo-less Real complete Super Cup rout of Barca
    Real Madrid’s midfielder Marco Asensio celebrates after scoring the opener during the second leg of the Spanish Supercup football match against Barcelona August 16, 2017 © AFP / GABRIEL BOUYS MADRID, Spain, Aug 17 – Real Madrid shrugged off the absence of the suspended Cristiano Ronaldo to cruise...
  • Capital Sports: NFL slams ‘shameful’ Elliott accuser reports
    The NFL, which suspended Dallas Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliot, pictured on August 12, 2017, slammed the players union for its smear campaign against Elliott’s former girlfriend, a move intended to help his case after her accusations of domestic violence © GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP/File / Sean M....
  • Capital Sports: All Blacks aim for post-Lions rebound against Wallabies
    The New Zealand All Blacks have been reviewing what went wrong in their unexpected series draw with the British and Irish Lions at home last month © AFP/File / MICHAEL BRADLEY SYDNEY, Australia, Aug 17 – The All Blacks will be out to reassert their dominance as the wounded Wallabies look to the...
  • Capital Sports: McGregor vows fast finish against Mayweather
    UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor holds a media workout in Las Vegas, ahead of his fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. on August 26 © GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP/File / Ethan Miller LOS ANGELES, United States, Aug 17 – Conor McGregor believes he will knock out Floyd Mayweather inside two...
  • Capital Sports: Nadal cruises in opener, US teen Tiafoe ousts Zverev
    Rafael Nadal of Spain returns a shot to Richard Gasquet of France at the Western...
  • Capital Sports: Kimetto to face defending champion Kirui in chicago
    Abel Kirui celebrates after winning the Chicago Marathon NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 17 – Defending champions Abel Kirui and Florence Kiplagat will line up alongside world record-holder Dennis Kimetto, half marathon world record-holder Zersenay Tadese and three-time Olympic gold medallist Tirunesh Dibaba...
  • Capital Sports: FKF eye more U13 international tournaments
    FKF president Nick Mwendwa handing over footballs to Nairobi East sub branch for the U13s and 15s development in December 2016. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 16- Following a successful outing by the Kenya football U13 team in United Kingdom where they featured in the Southampton Shield...
  • Capital Sports: Double disappointment for triple-jump athletic champ Taylor
    USA’s Christian Taylor fell well short of his expected performance in the men’s triple jump at the world championships in Tignes, France, citing difficulty adjusting to the track conditions, but saying he had a fun time nonetheless © AFP / JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT TIGNES, France, Aug 16 – World and...
  • Capital Sports: Williams in, Kaino out of All Blacks for Wallabies clash
    New Zealand’s centre Sonny Bill Williams (L) is tackled by Australia’s flanker Michael Hooper (R) during the final match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup between New Zealand and Australia at Twickenham stadium, south west London, on October 31, 2015 © AFP/File / MARTIN BUREAU SYDNEY, Australia, Aug 16...
  • Capital Sports: Raging Ronaldo ‘persecuted’ as appeal against ban rejected
    Real Madrid’s Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo gestures during the UEFA Super Cup football match against Manchester United on August 8, 2017 © AFP/File / Dimitar DILKOFF Madrid, Spain, Aug 16 – Cristiano Ronaldo blasted his treatment by the Spanish Football Federation as “persecution” after his...
  • Capital Sports: Wenger admits no progress on Sanchez talks
    Alexis Sanchez joined Arsenal from Barcelona in 2014 © AFP/File / Odd ANDERSEN LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 16 – Alexis Sanchez and Arsenal remain at an impasse over new contract talks, manager Arsene Wenger said on Wednesday. Wenger’s admission will only heighten speculation the 28-year-old Chile...
  • Capital Sports: Mbappe was dropped to ‘protect’ him -coach
    Kylian Mbappe scored 21 goals for Monaco in Ligue 1 and the Champions League last season © AFP/File / FRANCK FIFE MONACO, Monaco, Aug 16 – Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim has claimed that star striker Kylian Mbappe was left on the bench last weekend “to protect him” rather than as a punishment. The 18...
  • Capital Sports: Oxlade-Chamberlain is staying at Arsenal, confirms Wenger
    Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s chances of signing a new Arsenal deal are virtually nil, according to Sky sources. PHOTO/SKY. LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 16 – Arsene Wenger insists he is eager to hold on to Arsenal star Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain this season, and hopefully for the foreseeable future as well...
  • Capital Sports: Simbas ready to claw Hong Kong in test match
    Kenya 15s in action against Tunisia.Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYA NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 16 – With all the effort aimed at qualifying for the 2019 Rugby World Cup, the national 15s team technical bench will have an opportunity to gauge the capability of non-regulars when the Kenya Simbas welcomes Hong Kong in...
  • Capital Sports: Sigurdsson’s record move to Everton hinges on medical
    Gylfi Sigurdsson scored nine goals and was credited with 13 assists for Swansea City last season © AFP/File / Geoff Caddick LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 16 – Iceland midfielder is due to complete a Sh6b (£45m) move to Everton from Premier League rivals Swansea later on Wednesday if he passes a...

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