Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Gerrard farewell goal ruined by Stoke demolition
    Liverpool’s English midfielder Steven Gerrard celebrates scoring their first goal during the English Premier League football match between Stoke City and Liverpool in Stoke-on-Trent, central England on Sunday. STOKE-ON-TRENT, May 24- Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard scored on his final Premier...
  • Capital Sports: Ronaldo breaks own record in 7-3 Getafe rout
    Cristiano Ronaldo (L) and Sergio Ramos celebrate one of his goals in Saturday\s 7-3 rout of Getafe at Santiago Bernabeu. MADRID, May 24- Cristiano Ronaldo set a personal record for goals in a season by scoring a hat trick in the first half of Real Madrid’s season finale on Saturday. The three goals...
  • Capital Sports: LeBron calls for calm as white officer is set free
    Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James. LOS ANGELES, May 24- Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James hopes the team’s playoff run can be a rallying point for a city divided by the acquittal of a white police officer in the shooting of an unarmed black couple. The verdict, which triggered minor...
  • Capital Sports: Ancelotti to take sabbatical if fired
    Underfire Real Madrid head coach, Carlo Ancelotti. MADRID, May 24- Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti said he will take a year out if he is dismissed by the Spanish giants in the coming days after failing to win a major trophy this season. Widespread reports in the Spanish press have claimed that...
  • Capital Sports: Upstarts rule Eldoret as Asbel opts out
    World Cross champion Agnes Tirop crosses the line for victory in Guiyang, China. She finished fourth at the final AK Series T...
  • Capital Sports: Klopp home bow nails Dortmund Europa place
    Dortmund fans bid farewell to head coach Juergen Klopp with oversized letters that read ‘Danke Juergen’ (lit. Thanks Juergen) prior to the German Bundesliga soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and Werder Bremen at Signal-Iduna-Park on Saturday. BERLIN, May 23- Borussia Dortmund earned the chance...
  • Capital Sports: Messi double in Barca draw, Valencia enter CL
    Lionel Messi (1st L) of FC Barcelona celebrates with his teammate Neymar Santos Jr (C) after scoring his team’s second goal during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and RC Deportivo La Coruna at Camp Nou on Saturday. MADRID, May 23- Lionel Messi scored twice but La Liga champions Barcelona...
  • Capital Sports: Champs Bayern will return stronger- Guardiola
    Bayern Munich’s players celebrate winning their 25th Bundesliga title on Saturday. MUNICH, May 23- Pep Guardiola has vowed Bayern Munich will return stronger next season after they were crowned German league champions for the third year running on Saturday. The Bavarian giants ended their three-...
  • Capital Sports: Ochieng’s double salvo electrocutes Leopards
    Western Stima players celebrate an equaliser against Bandari FC in a past KPL match. Stima sunk AFC Leopards 2-0 in Kisumu on Saturday. NAIROBI, May 23 – A quick-fire double salvo from substitute Victor Ochieng piled more misery on Kenyan Premier League (KPL) giants AFC Leopards who were skinned 2-...
  • Capital Sports: Kenyan conmen target Fifa candidates
    Jordan’s Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein the sole challenger to Fifa President Sepp Blatter was approached by Kenyan conmen. SINGAPORE, May 23- Two men who launched challenges to Sepp Blatter for the leadership of world football body FIFA have been targeted in an attempted blackmail scam, a report said...
  • Capital Sports: Cup final no distraction for blunt Gunners
    Arsenal striker, Olivier Giroud celebrates scorimng against Middlebrough in the FA Cup semi-finals. The Gunners face Aston Villa in next Sunday’s final at Wembley. LONDON, May 23- Arsene Wenger says the FA Cup final won’t distract Arsenal from ending their Premier League season on a high against...
  • Capital Sports: Djokovic aims at Grand Slam history in Paris
    PARIS, May 23- Novak Djokovic can become just the eighth man to complete the career Grand Slam with a maiden French Open victory, but the world number one fears fate may conspire against him in Paris. Djokovic, who turned 28 on Friday, is the overwhelming favourite to lift the Coupe des...
  • Capital Sports: Hamilton revels in maiden Monaco pole
    Mercedes’ British driver Lewis Hamilton (R) gives the thumbs up as he celebrates taking the pole position next to German driver Nico Rosberg after the qualifying session at the Monaco street circuit in Monte Carlo on Saturday. MONACO, May 23- Defending world champion and current series leader Lewis...
  • Capital Sports: Second place no failure of City- Pellegrini
    Manchester City boss, Manuel Pellegrini (L) and greets Burnley counerpart Sean Dyche after their EPL match. MANCHESTER, May 23- Manuel Pellegrini claims Manchester City’s second place finish in the Premier League does not represent a failure for the deposed champions. City are guaranteed to end as...
  • Capital Sports: Title party is ‘over’ for Mourinho
    Chelsea’s Jose Mourinho was named the English Premier League Manager of the Year on Thursday after leading the Blues to the title. LONDON, May 23- Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has said he won’t be indulging in any more celebrations when the English champions complete their Premier League season at...
  • Capital Sports: Van Gaal: No United favour for old boy Bruce
    HULL, May 23- Louis van Gaal has assured Newcastle that Manchester United won’t take it easy on Hull in the final day showdown that will play a major role in deciding the relegation battle. Manchester United legend Steve Bruce is facing relegation as Hull manager with his third bottom club trailing...
  • Capital Sports: Kiprop, Cherono illuminate Eldoret
    ELDORET, May 22- For decades, runners from the talent rich Rift Valley region have scorched tartan tracks across the globe but on Friday, a milestone was celebrated when their self proclaimed capital, Eldoret hosted world-beaters in the refurbished Dr. Kipchoge Keino Stadium. With excitement...
  • Capital Sports: Klopp set for emotional Dortmund farewell
    BERLIN, May 22- Jurgen Klopp admits he may not be able to contain his emotions for his last home league game as Borussia Dortmund coach when he hosts Werder Bremen on Saturday. “There will be a special atmosphere and I don’t know what will be going on inside me after the final if we win,” admitted...
  • Capital Sports: Sh300,000 sways Leopards to travel to Kisumu
    NAIROBI, May 22 – Cash-strapped AFC Leopards players had to be given Sh 300, 000 (USD 3, 084.13) from well wishers to travel to Kisumu ahead of their Saturday Kenyan Premier League clash against Western Stima. The players had threatened to boycott the match which will be televised live by...
  • Capital Sports: Muhoroni ultra ‘Jojo’ banned from KPL games
    NAIROBI, May 22 – Muhoroni Youth ultra fan, George Odhiambo Onyango, alias ‘Jojo’, has been banned for one year from attending Kenyan Premier League (KPL) matches and the club slapped with a Sh324,000 (USD 3, 331.16) fine for crowd trouble. Onyango was sanctioned by the Leagues Independent...

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