Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Mane propels Senegal to winning start
    Sadio Mane celebrates after scoring Senegal’s first goal from the penalty spot against Tunisia in an African Cup of Nations match in Franceville, Gabon, on january 15, 2017. PHOTO/AFP FRANCEVILLE, Gabon, Jan 16- Sadio Mane scored from the penalty spot to send Senegal on their way to a 2-0 victory...
  • Capital Sports: Roma, Napoli, Lazio keep pressure on champions
    AS Roma’s midfielder Radja Nainggolan (R) fights for the ball with Udinese’s defender Danilo Larangeira (C) during the Italian Serie A football match between Udinese and As Roma on January 15, 2017 at the Dacia Arena Stadium in Udine © AFP / MARCO BERTORELLO MILAN, Italy, Jan 15 – Radja Nainggolan...
  • Capital Sports: Mahrez scores twice as Algeria is held by Zimbabwe
    Riyad Mahrez celebrates his goal against Zimbabwe with team mates Yacine Brahimi and Islam Silimani in an African Cup of Nations match against Zimbabwe in Franceville, Gabon on January 15, 2016. PHOTO/AFP FRANCEVILLE, Gabon, Jan 15 – Riyad Mahrez scored twice but Algeria had to settle for a 2-2...
  • Capital Sports: Ibrahimovic rescues Manchester United in Liverpool draw
    Manchester United’s striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic (L) takes a free-kick during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on January 15, 2017 © AFP / Oli SCARFF Manchester, United Kingdom, Jan 15 – Zlatan...
  • Capital Sports: Orange win record ninth title, wasteful Police lose out on shootout
    Telkom Orange ladies celebrate winning their fifth consecutive African Hockey title and the ninth overall. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 15- Telkom Orange were crowned African women’s hockey club champions for a record ninth time and fifth consecutively after a well calculated 2-0 win...
  • Capital Sports: Guardiola rocked as Everton crush Man City
    Everton striker Romelu Lukaku celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Manchester City at Goodison Park in Liverpool on January 15, 2017 © AFP / Paul ELLIS LIVERPOOL, United Kingdom, Jan 15 – Pep Guardiola suffered the biggest league defeat of his managerial career as Manchester City...
  • Capital Sports: Kipruto, Kipkirui score Kenyan double in Antrim
    Conseslus Kipruto wins the senior men’s race in Antrim on January 15, 2017. PHOTO/IAAF ANTRIM, United Kingdom, Jan 15- Olympic 3000m steeplechase champion Conseslus Kipruto and Caroline Chepkoech Kipkirui claimed the men’s and women’s titles respectively at the Antrim International Cross Country to...
  • Capital Sports: Murray takes aim at Australian Open jinx
    Andy Murray is looking to avoid becoming the first man in the post-1968 Open era to lose six Grand Slam finals at the same major © AFP / PAUL CROCK MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan 15 – Andy Murray sets out Monday to end a record run of Australian Open final defeats as his great rival Novak Djokovic vies...
  • Capital Sports: Clippers get their revenge, Suns rally past Spurs
    The Clippers, who improved to 28-14 on the season, got off to a quick start against the Lakers on January 14, 2017 © Getty/AFP/File / Harry How LOS ANGELES, United States, Jan 15 – The Los Angeles Clippers avenged a Christmas Day loss with a 113-97 rout of the Los Angeles Lakers in Saturday’s...
  • Capital Sports: Herve Renard chases AFCON treble
    Morocco’s French head coach Herve Renard (C) attends a training session with his players at the Sheikh Tahnoun Bin Mohammed Stadium in Al Ain, as part of the preparations for the 2017 African Cup of Nations © AFP/File / NEZAR BALOUT OYEM, Gabon, Jan 15 – The only certainty in hard-to-predict Group...
  • Capital Sports: DR Congo players end training strike
    DR Congo national football team.PHOTO/Reuters LIBREVILLE, Gabon, Jan 14 – Democratic Republic of Congo players returned to training on Saturday, a day after going on strike due to a row over unpaid bonuses at the Africa Cup of Nations. Two days ahead of their Group C opener against Morocco, the...
  • Capital Sports: AFCON: Burkina come back to hold Cameroon
    Cameroon took the lead on 35 minutes when Benjamin Moukandjo superbly curled a free-kick into the left corner.PHOTO/courtesy LIBREVILLE, Gabon, Jan 14 – A brilliant Benjamin Moukandjo free-kick was not enough for Cameroon to win their opening game at the Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday as Burkina...
  • Capital Sports: No Costa, no problem as Chelsea down Leicester
    Marcos Alonso opened the scoring for Chelsea.PHOTO/Sky Sports LEICESTER, United Kingdom, Jan 14 – Chelsea made light of Diego Costa’s controversial absence as the Premier League leaders cruised to a 3-0 win at reigning champions Leicester City on Saturday. Wing-back Marcos Alonso was their unlikely...
  • Capital Sports: Kane delivers hat-trick to lift Spurs to second
    Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane plays during the English Premier League match against West Bromwich Albion at White Hart Lane in London, on January 14, 2017 © AFP / Glyn Kirk LONDON, United Kingdom, Jan 14 – New father Harry Kane scored a hat-trick as Tottenham Hotspur crushed West Bromwich...
  • Capital Sports: ‘Mr. Dakar’ Peterhansel wins 13th Dakar title
    Peugeot’s driver Stephane Peterhansel and co-driver Jean Paul Cottret compete during Stage 11 of the 2017 Dakar Rally between San Juan and Rio Cuarto, in Argentina, on January 13, 2017 © AFP / Franck Fife RIO CUARTO, Argentina, Jan 14 – France’s Stéphane Peterhansel won his 13th Dakar Rally title...
  • Capital Sports: Kabras too sweet for Mwamba, KCB complete Nakuru double
    A Kabras Sugar player wheels away from a Mwamba RFC opponent in a Kenya Cup match at the Railway Ground on January 14, 2017. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 14- Kenya Cup defending champions Kabras Sugar beat Mwamba RFC 37-32 at the Railway Ground on Saturday evening as the Kenya Cup...
  • Capital Sports: Arsenal run riot against Swansea
    Alex Iwobi is surrounded by his Arsenal team-mates after his shot found the back of the net with the help of Swansea star Cork. PHOTO/Daily Mail SWANSEA, Wales, Jan 14- Arsenal were deadly in the second half as they enjoyed a 4-0 win over Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday. The Swans...
  • Capital Sports: Guinea-Bissau deny Gabon as AFCON begins
    Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reacts as he walks off the pitch during their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations match against Guinea-Bissau in Libreville on January 14, 2017 LIBREVILLE, Gabon, Jan 14 – Minnows Guinea-Bissau made it a memorable start to the Africa Cup of Nations as a late Juary Soares...
  • Capital Sports: Police book a maiden final, Butali crash out
    Kenya Police Hockey team are through to the finals of the 2017 men’s Africa Club Championships.PHOTO/courtesy NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 14 – Kenya Police beat Ghana Police 4-1 to book a date with Eastern of Egypt in the Sunday’s Hockey Africa Nations Club Cup of Champions final at the City Park Hockey...
  • Capital Sports: Suarez, Messi keep Barca on Madrid’s tail
    Barcelona’s Luis Suarez celebrates with team-mate Lionel Messi after scoring against Las Palmas at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on January 14, 2017 © AFP / LLUIS GENE BARCELONA, Spain, Jan 14 – Luis Suarez scored twice and Lionel Messi continued his sensational form as Barcelona moved to...

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