Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Liverpool reject City’s £25m bid for Sterling
    Liverpool’s English midfielder Raheem Sterling warms up ahead of the English Premier League football match between Stoke City and Liverpool in Stoke-on-Trent, England on May 24, 2015 (AFP Photo/Steve Parkin) LONDON, June 12 – Liverpool have rejected Manchester City’s £25 million ($38 million) offer...
  • Capital Sports: Mourinho banned for speeding
    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, pictured on June 2, 2015, has been banned from driving for six months after he was caught speeding close to the club’s training ground (AFP Photo/Saeed Khan) LONDON, June 12 – Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has been banned from driving for six months after he was...
  • Capital Sports: Blatter dismisses quit calls, top ally resigns
    FIFA President, Sepp Blatter PARIS, June 12 – FIFA president Sepp Blatter on Thursday ruled out a European Parliament demand for him to quit immediately, but one of his top lieutenants did resign from the embattled organisation. Blatter, who resigned last week despite being re-elected as head of...
  • Capital Sports: Gvt allocate Sh1.8bn for construction of 3 Stadia
    National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich stated that this amount which includes shareable revenue of 259.7 billion and an additional conditional allocation of 27 billion will be used to fund various projects within counties/FILE NAIROBI, June 11 – The National Treasury has allocated Sh1.8...
  • Capital Sports: Abondo axed as Williamson names squad
    Harambee Stars head coach, Bobby Williason (left) greets captain Victor Wanyama at the team’s training camp. PHOTO/ALEX ISABOKE NAIROBI, June 11 – Kenyan Premier League top scorer Ali Abondo and Belgium based midfielder, Johanna Omolo are among notables axed as Harambee Stars head coach, Bobby...
  • Capital Sports: Xavi unveiled by Qatar’s Al Sadd
    Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez poses with his new Al-Sadd club shirt after signing a two-year contract with the Qatari football team in Doha on June 11, 2015 (AFP Photo/) DOHA, June 11 – Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez was officially unveiled by Al Sadd on Thursday and said he was “proud” to now...
  • Capital Sports: EU parliament urges Blatter to quit immediately
    FIFA chief Sepp Blatter tendered his resignation on June 2 but it will not take effect for at least another six months (AFP Photo/Valeriano Di Domenico) FRANCE, June 11 – The European Parliament called Thursday on Sepp Blatter to step down immediately as FIFA president and allow for an interim...
  • Capital Sports: Indiza stretches Nyanza lead by three strokes
    Dismas Indiza in action at Kenya Open. He has extended his lead by three strokes as the Nyanza leg of the KCB Pro-Am Tour enters penultimate stage KISUMU, June 11 – Mumias resident professional Dismas Indiza, extended his lead by three shots as the third round of the KCB Golf Tour entered its...
  • Capital Sports: Gor sign Agwanda, put Sserunkuma on hold
    NAIROBI, June 11 – Chances of Ugandan forward Dani Sserunkuma rejoining champions Gor Mahia hangs by the thread after the club announced it has put on hold the process of acquiring his signature. Club Assistant Secretary General, Ronald Ngala who confirmed the signing of striker Enoch Agwanda from...
  • Capital Sports: Origi slams FKF for missing Congo tie
    NAIROBI, June 11 – Once again, the blundering Football Kenya Federation has been accused of short circuiting the country’s 2017 Afcon dream by first choice keeper, Arnold Origi who slammed them for securing his release from Norway late. In what is becoming the cancer of the federation’s inept...
  • Capital Sports: How much is Jack Warner worth?
    Fallen FIFA executive Jack Warner, pictured in his office on June 6, 2015 in Chaguanas, Trinidad and Tobago, said US authorities would be unable to give him a fair trial TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, June 11 – Jack Warner, the football executive, political heavyweight and entrepreneur at the heart of the...
  • Capital Sports: Farah was contacted over Salazar claims 4wks earlier
    Mo Farah put in a polished performance last weekend when asked about the allegations against Alberto Salazar and Galen Rupp. Photograph: Barry Coombs/PA LONDON, June 11 – Mo Farah faces questions over exactly when he knew the seriousness of the doping allegations being levelled against his coach...
  • Capital Sports: Brazil legend Zico to stand for FIFA presidency
    Former Brazilian footballer Arthur Antunes Coimbra “Zico”, speaks during a press conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on June 10, 2015. RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, June 11 – Former Brazil star Zico on Wednesday confirmed he will stand in the election to succeed Sepp Blatter as president of FIFA,...
  • Capital Sports: Ronaldo tops football’s marketing charts
    Real Madrid’s Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF vs Getafe CF at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on May 23, 2015 PARIS, June 11 – Cristiano Ronaldo remains Europe’s and the world’s most marketable footballer...
  • Capital Sports: Mayweather tops Pac on Forbes’ richest list
    LOS ANGELES, June 11 –  Floyd “Money” Mayweather has beaten Manny Pacquiao again: the undefeated US boxer leads his Filipino rival atop Forbes’ latest list of the world’s highest-paid sports figures. Mayweather tops the list for the second year in a row with the majority of his $300 million in...
  • Capital Sports: Neymar, Messi eye duel as Copa kicks off
    Brazil’s Neymar, seen during a friendly match against Honduras, in preparation for the Copa America tournament, at Beira-Rio Stadium in Porto Alegre, Brazil, on June 10, 2015. SANTIAGO, June 11 – A mouthwatering duel between Barcelona superstars Lionel Messi and Neymar is looming over the Copa...
  • Capital Sports: Indiza fires 6-under to take charge in Kisumu
    Simon Ngige in action in Kisumu on day 2 of the KCB Pro-Am Tour in Kisumu. KISUMU, June 10- Long hitting Mumias golf club resident Pro Dismas Indiza took command of the leader board at the KCB pro-Am tour after firing a superb 6 under 134 on Day 2 at Nyanza Golf Club. Indiza who trailed Windsor’s...
  • Capital Sports: Klopp interested in England move
    Juergen Klopp led Borussia Dortmund to the 2013 Champions League final after winning the Bundesliga in 2011 and claiming the German league and cup double in 2012 LONDON, June 10- According to Jurgen Klopp’s agent, the former Borussia Dortmund manager would be open to joining a Premier League club...
  • Capital Sports: Messi closer to being tried for tax fraud
    BARCELONA, June 10- Barcelona star Lionel Messi is a further step closer to being tried for tax fraud after the city’s highest court rejected his latest appeal. It claimed the player should not be punished as he was not aware of how his tax affairs were being organised, according to a report in...
  • Capital Sports: Sanchez ‘disappointed’ with Arsenal
    Alexis Sanchez downcast after Arsenal were knocked out of the Champions League by Monaco. PHOTO/File LONDON, June 10- Alexis Sanchez believes Arsenal should have achieved more this season due to the abundance of quality players in the squad. The Gunners successfully defended their FA Cup title, but...

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