Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: AFC drown Thika to knock Gor off second
    Thika United’s captain Dennis Odhiambo with Collins Okumu vie for the ball with AFC Leopards forward Gilbert Fiamenyo.PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 23 – Gilbert Fiamenyo and Whyvonne Isuza scored a goal each to send AFC Leopards second in the Kenyan Premier League after beating hosts...
  • Capital Sports: Rooney scores as United add extra bite to Manchester derby
    Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney celebrates scoring in his side’s 2-0 win against Burnley on April 23, 2017 © AFP / Oli SCARFF BURNLEY, United Kingdom, Apr 23 – Wayne Rooney and Anthony Martial scored on their returns to the side as Manchester United improved their hopes of a top-four Premier...
  • Capital Sports: Nadal wins historic 10th Monte Carlo title
    Spain’s Rafael Nadal celebrates after beating compatriot Albert Ramos-Vinolas to clinch his 10th Monte Carlo Masters title in Monaco, on April 23, 2017 © AFP / Yann COATSALIOU MONTE CARLO, Monaco, Apr 23 – Rafael Nadal won the Monte Carlo Masters for a record-breaking 10th time with a dominant 6-1...
  • Capital Sports: Uhuru salutes Keitany, Wanjiru for London win
    Kenya’s Mary Keitany has won the London Marathon for a third time with victory this morning.PHOTO/DM NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 23 – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta led his countrymen in saluting Mary Keitany and Daniel Wanjiru after their London marathon titles on Sunday. Keitany, who claimed a third...
  • Capital Sports: Sanchez sends Arsenal to FA Cup final
    Arsenal’s striker Alexis Sanchez (R) celebrates scoring against Manchester City at Wembley stadium in London on April 23, 2017 © AFP / Glyn KIRK LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 23 – Alexis Sanchez earned Arsenal an FA Cup final showdown with Chelsea and gave Arsene Wenger renewed hope of salvaging a...
  • Capital Sports: Wanjiru beats Bekele to win London Marathon
    Kenya’s Daniel Wanjiru wins the Men’s race at the London marathon on April 23, 2017 © AFP / Adrian DENNIS LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 23 – Kenya’s Daniel Wanjiru recorded the greatest victory of his career on Sunday as he fended off Ethiopian legend Kenenisa Bekele to win the London Marathon....
  • Capital Sports: Ox and Ramsey are the future, says Arsene
    Arsenal’s Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain celebrates after scoring against Ludogorets Razgrad during a Champions League match at the Emirates Stadium on October 19 LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 23 – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger expects the likes of Aaron Ramsey and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to step up and...
  • Capital Sports: Keitany claims London Marathon three-peat
    Mary Keitany wins third London Marathon title. LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 23 – Kenya’s Mary Keitany produced a wonderful performance to storm to her third women’s London Marathon title in a National Record of 2:17:01 on Sunday. Ethiopia’s Turunesh Dibaba finished second. -More to follow-   The...
  • Capital Sports: I am a better manager, claims Guardiola
    Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola celebrates their victory on the pitch after their match against Southampton on April 15, 2017 LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 23 – Manchester City mentor Pep Guardiola believes he is a better manager because he lost more games this season than in previous years and will...
  • Capital Sports: Neymar out of Clasico after Barca lose patience
    Barcelona’s Brazilian forward Neymar looks on during the UEFA Champions League quarter final first leg football match against Juventus April 11, 2017 © AFP/File / Marco BERTORELLO MADRID, Spain, Apr 23 – Barcelona will not risk calling up star forward Neymar for the potential title decider with...
  • Capital Sports: Gatlin trumps De Grasse, Thompson shines at World Relays
    Justin Gatlin of the USA competes in the 4x100m relay final during the IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas 2017, at Thomas Robinson Stadium in Nassau, on April 22 © Getty/AFP / Patrick Smith NASSAU, Bahamas, Apr 23 – Evergreen American sprinter Justin Gatlin struck gold when he anchored his team to...
  • Capital Sports: Bayern sweat on Alaba for Dortmund cup semi
    Bayern Munich’s David Alaba limped off after just 16 minutes of Bayern’s 2-2 draw at home to Mainz on April 22, 2017 © AFP/File / JAVIER SORIANO BERLIN, Germany, Apr 22 – Carlo Ancelotti says Bayern Munich are holding their breath over David Alaba for Wednesday’s German Cup semi-final against...
  • Capital Sports: Hazard fires Chelsea into Cup final
    The Belgian celebrates in front of the Chelsea fans after coming off the bench and inspiring his side into the FA Cup final.PHOTO/courtesy LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 22 – Eden Hazard fired Chelsea into the FA Cup final as the Belgian’s blistering strike ensured Antonio Conte’s selection gamble...
  • Capital Sports: Bale back but Barca desperate for must-win Clasico
    Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale celebrates scoring a goal against RCD Espanyol at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on February 18, 2017 © AFP / JAVIER SORIANO MADRID, Spain, Apr 22 – Luis Enrique says his last Clasico in charge of Barcelona at Real Madrid on Sunday is a must-win for the reigning...
  • Capital Sports: KCB thrash Kabras to reclaim Kenya Cup
    KCB Captain Curtis Lilako leads teammates in celebrating lifting Kenya Cup.PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 22 – KCB RFC reclaimed the Kenya Cup title with a comprehensive 36-8 victory over defending champions Kabras Sugar at the KCB Sports Club on Saturday. Darwin Mukidza drilled home a...
  • Capital Sports: Gor drop to second after Tusker draw
    Gor held by Tusker 0-0 to drop second in the Kenyan Premier League NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 22 – Gor Mahia dropped to second in the Kenyan Premier League table after settling to a goalless draw at home against defending champions Tusker FC in a match played at Nakuru’s Afraha Stadium on Saturday. This...
  • Capital Sports: Capital FM crowned Street Soccer champions
    Capital FM football team celebrating after winning.PHOTO/Kikata NAIROBI, Kenya, April 22- Capital FM bounced back from a poor start to go all the way to the final and clinch the inaugural Fresh and Juici Street Soccer five-a-side tournament with a 1-0 win over local side Deep Sea United at the...
  • Capital Sports: Wenger in Wembley spotlight as Arsenal face City test
    “The FA Cup is a very important game for me because it’s the next game and because it’s an opportunity to win a trophy this season,” said Arsenal’s manager Arsene Wenger © AFP/File / Glyn KIRK LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 22 – Arsene Wenger insists Arsenal’s FA Cup fate won’t define his future, but...
  • Capital Sports: United expect Shaw thing at Burnley
    Luke Shaw played 120 minutes in Manchester United’s extra-time victory over Anderlecht © AFP/File / Oli SCARFF MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Apr 22 – Luke Shaw hopes to be offered the opportunity to resurrect his Premier League career by Jose Mourinho at Burnley on Sunday after helping Manchester...
  • Capital Sports: Sharapova rivals are jealous ‘journeymen’, says agent
    Tennis player Maria Sharapova competes in the World TeamTennis Smash Hits charity tennis event benefiting the Elton John AIDS Foundation at Caesars Palace on October 10, 2016 in Las Vegas © GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP/File / Ethan Miller NEW YORK, United States, Apr 22 – Critics of Maria...

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