Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Capital FM defend Standard Chartered Road to Anfield title
    Capital FM celebrating after beating Letshego 1-0 to write history as the first team to defend the Standard Chartered Road to Anfield title. NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 25 – Capital FM showed a character of a champion to successfully defend the local Road to Anfield title after beating Letshego Rangers 1-0...
  • Capital Sports: League Cup glory key to Mourinho’s United revolution
    After being sacked by Chelsea last season, Jose Mourinho arrived at United in July with a point to prove after critics questioned whether he had lost his magic touch © AFP/File / PHILIPPE DESMAZES LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 25 – Jose Mourinho has challenged Manchester United’s stars to prove his...
  • Capital Sports: Sacked Ranieri releases heartfelt statement
    Claudio Ranieri was stunningly dismissed by Leicester’s Thai owners less than a year after guiding the 5,000-1 outsiders to the Premier League title LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 25 – Claudio Ranieri has released a statement following his dismissal as Leicester City manager on Thursday night. Ranieri...
  • Capital Sports: FIFA chief Infantino meets Zimbabwe’s Mugabe
    FIFA president Gianni Infantino traveled to Harare on February 23, 2017, to attend the birthday party of Zimbabwe football chief Philip Chiyangwa © AFP/File / Ye Aung Thu HARARE, Zimbabwe, Feb 24 – FIFA president Gianni Infantino met Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe on Friday a day after he attended...
  • Capital Sports: Kipsang aims to reclaim World Record at Tokyo Marathon
    2:06:13 course record for Wilson Kipsang at Lake Biwa (Kazuo Tanaka/Agence Shot) © Copyright NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 25 – With a new course that has eliminated some of the toughest elements, fast times are expected at the Tokyo Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday. Japan’s 2000 Olympic...
  • Capital Sports: Wazalendo decline Hockey PL promotion
    Wazalendo Hockey club.PHOTO/courtesy NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 24 – Wazalendo Youth Hockey club has declined a promotion to the Kenya Hockey Union (KHU) Premier League. The patriots gained promotion to the top tier league last year after finishing second behind Chase Sailors in the second tier KHU...
  • Capital Sports: Wacera aiming for third title in San Juan
    Mary Wacera winning at the 2016 World’s Best 10K (Organisers) © Copyright NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 24 – Kenya’s Mary Wacera will be out to clinch a third title at the World’s Best 10K in San Juan which will celebrate its 20th edition on Sunday with a new course. Created in 1998 to celebrate the fourth...
  • Capital Sports: Ranieri sacking stuns football – smashes Leicester fairytale
    Claudio Ranieri had come under intense scrutiny this season during a slump that left Leicester just a point above the relegation zone and battling for top-flight survival ahead of this weekend’s matches LEICESTER, United Kingdom, Feb 24 – The sacking of Claudio Ranieri as Leicester City manager...
  • Capital Sports: United draw Rostov in Europa League last-16
    Manchester United’s Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring their second goal against Leicester City on February 5, 2017 NYON, Switzerland, Feb 24 – Favourites Manchester United were drawn on Friday to face modest Russian side Rostov in the last-16 of the...
  • Capital Sports: Count down as Kampala World Cross nears
    Irene Cheptai leads the senior women’s race at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Guiyang 2015 (Getty Images) © Copyright NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 24 – There is just over one month to go until the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 when the athletics world will focus its...
  • Capital Sports: Mavericks send Bogut to 76ers in Noel deal
    Andrew Bogut, pictured in 2016, appears headed to the Philadelphia 76ers © GETTY/AFP/File / Sean M. Haffey NEW YORK, United States, Feb 23 – Australian center Andrew Bogut has been traded from the Dallas Mavericks to the Philadelphia 76ers in an NBA deal sending forward Nerlens Noel to Dallas. As...
  • Capital Sports: Barcelona launch major academy in China
    Brazilian player Ronaldinho attends the launch of a Barcelona football academy on the southern Chinese island. PHOTO/AFP BEIJING, China, Jan 24- Ronaldinho launched a Barcelona academy for about 1,000 students in China on Friday as the world’s most populous nation pursues its grand ambitions in the...
  • Capital Sports: Hazard warns Chelsea, as Leicester face storm
    Eden Hazard holds two fingers aloft on each hand in a tribute to missing Chelsea team-mate Willian in a past match LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 25 – Eden Hazard has warned Chelsea not to lose their focus as the runaway Premier League leaders approach the final furlong in the title race, while crisis...
  • Capital Sports: Warriors, Cavs return from All-Star break with wins
    NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry scored 35 points as the Golden State Warriors defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 123-113, at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, on February 23, 2017 © Getty/AFP/File / Matthew Stockman LOS ANGELES, United States, Feb 24 – The Golden State Warriors exploded...
  • Capital Sports: IAAF green light for three Russian athletes
    Russia’s Anzhelika Sidorova, in action 2015, will be allowed to compete internationally under a neutral flag © AFP/File / WANG ZHAO MONACO, Monaco, Feb 24 – Three Russian athletes were on Thursday given the green light to compete internationally under a neutral flag by athletics’ world governing...
  • Capital Sports: Hosting rights for CHAN 2018 still belongs to Kenya, assures CAF
    CHAN delegation in Kenya says Kenya will still host 2018 CHAN. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 24 – Despite seeing four of its stadia fail to meet the required standards of staging matches in a continental tournament, CAF first Vice-President Suketu Patel has given assurance that Kenya...
  • Capital Sports: Wanyama scores but Spurs slump out of Europa
    Harambee Stars Victor Wanyama bellows out in celebration after scoring for Tottenham Hotspur in a Europa League match against Gent on February 23, 2017. PHOTO/Daily Mail London, United Kingdom, Feb 24- Harambee Stars captain Victor Wanyama scored for his club Tottenham Hotspur in the second half,...
  • Capital Sports: Leicester City sack winning manger Ranieri
    Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri pictured ahead of his side’s English Premier League match against Southampton at St Mary’s Stadium in Southampton, southern England on January 22, 2017 LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 23 – Manager Claudio Ranieri has been sacked by Leicester City, nine months...
  • Capital Sports: Rooney says he will stay at Manchester United
    Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney acknowledges the fans following the league match against Hull City at Old Trafford, on February 1, 2017 LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 23 – Wayne Rooney said Thursday he was staying with Manchester United following persistent speculation he could make a lucrative...
  • Capital Sports: CECAFA countries in trouble with FIFA over 2015 edition
    CECAFA Secretary General Nicholas Musonye addresses the media in a past event PHOTO/Timothy olobulu. NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 23 – The 12 countries that participated in the 2015 edition of the Council of East and Central Africa (CECAFA) Senior Challenge in Ethiopia could be in trouble with the world...

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