Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Maradona salutes ‘Don Diego’ at ‘peace, with love’
    ARGENTINA, June 27 – Diego Maradona saluted his father “Don Diego” who passed away at the age of 87, saying he was at peace and with the “love of us all.” Maradona senior died on Thursday at a Buenos Aires private clinic after failing to recover from long-standing coronary and respiratory illnesses...
  • Capital Sports: Mo Farah back for 5,000m in Lausanne
    Farah pulls clear of Ali Kaya, the naturalised Turkish runner formerly known as Stanley Kiprotich Mukche of Kenya in the final 100m to win the fourth European track title/XINHUA LAUSANNW, June 26 – Under-fire double Olympic champion Mo Farah will run in the 5,000m at the Diamond League meeting in...
  • Capital Sports: FIFA official to remain in custody
    GENEVA, June 26 – A Swiss court said Friday it had rejected an appeal filed by one of seven football officials arrested in Zurich last month demanding that he be released from custody pending extradition proceedings. The appeals chamber of Switzerland’s Federal Criminal Court said it had struck...
  • Capital Sports: Okombe returns as Simbas face Tunisia
    Chris Kuto (ground) supported by Eden Agero during the first-leg of the Elgon Cup in Nairobi. PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, June 26 – Top Fry Nakuru back row Michael Okombe returns to the Simbas squad to face Tunisia on Sunday after missing the 28-20 loss away to Zimbabwe on 13th June. Okombe...
  • Capital Sports: FKF AGM aborted, Nyamweya cites ‘insecurity’
    NAIROBI, June 26 – The third Football Kenya Federation (FKF) Annual General Meeting that was scheduled to be held on Friday in Kisii has been postponed indefinitely. Federation president, Sam Nyamweya cited insecurity, bloated number of delegates as the reason to shelve the anticipated assembly...
  • Capital Sports: Gay overshadowed in US championships
    Tyson Gay of USA seen in Action during the Diamond League meeting in Laussane, Switzerland in 2013. EUGINE, June 26 – Tyson Gay launched his bid for a first World Championships berth since 2009 on Thursday, but Remontay McClain’s 9.82sec overshadowed the veteran in the 100m heats at the US...
  • Capital Sports: Coaches, players slam Jara over Cavani assault
    The front page of Uruguayan news paper shows photo of Chile’s defender Gonzalo Jara provoking Uruguay’s Edison Cavani during their Copa America quarter-final match in Santiago on June 24. 2015 (AFP photo) SANTIAGO, June 26 – Players and coaches lined up to condemn Chilean defender Gonzalo Jara...
  • Capital Sports: Peru beats Bolivia to reach Copa semis
    CHILE, June 26 – Brazilian-based striker Paolo Guerrero scored a hat trick as Peru swept aside Bolivia 3-1 to set up a Copa America semi-final showdown with fierce rivals Chile on Thursday. Flamengo forward Guerrero, who has spent the past three years in Brazil after spells in Germany with Bayern...
  • Capital Sports: Bolt withdraws from 100m at Jamaican trials
    Jamaica sprinter Usain Bolt reacts after winning the men’s 200m race at the IAAF World challenge Zlata Tretra athletics tournament in Ostrava on May 26, 2015 (AFP Photo/Michal Cizek) KINGSTON, June 25 – Double sprint world-record holder Usain Bolt withdrew from the 100 meters Thursday at the...
  • Capital Sports: Olunga out to make amends for Stars
    Olunga in past training NAIROBI, June 25 – After fluffing enormous chances, Harambee Stars forward Michael Olunga will look to make amends when they host Ethiopia in next weekend’s 2016 CHAN qualifier first round return-leg in Nairobi. Stars have a huge task of overturning the 2-0 loss they...
  • Capital Sports: Tevez heading back to Boca
    Argentine forward Carlos Tevez, whose former clubs include Manchester United and Manchester City, reached the Champions League final with Juventus in May 2015 (AFP Photo/Juan Mabromata) BUENOS, June 25 – Carlos Tevez is set to return to his first club, Boca Juniors, after the Argentines reached...
  • Capital Sports: Ahly top powerful Confederation Cup line-up
    Al-Ahly fans gather prior to their African Champions League second leg final, Egypt’s Al-Ahly versus South Africa’s Orlando Pirates in Cairo, on November 10, 2013. PHOTO | KHALED DESOUKI |AFP JOHANNESBURG, June 25 – Egyptians Al-Ahly top an eight-club field of African title winners when the CAF...
  • Capital Sports: United launch opening Sh5.4 bn bid for Ramos
    Ramos is keen to wave goodbye to Real Madrid this summer as he looks for a route away from the club. MANCHESTER, June 23 – Manchester United have lodged an opening bid for Sergio Ramos and the Real Madrid defender has asked his club to consider it. United’s written offer is understood to be around...
  • Capital Sports: Uruguay furious as Chile advance to Copa semis
    Chile’s Mauricio Isla (C) celebrates with teammates Arturo Vidal (R) and Charles Aranguiz after scoring a goal against Uruguay, during their Copa America quarter-final match, in Santiago, on June 24, 2015 SANTIAGO, June 25 – Chile sent nine-man Uruguay crashing out of the Copa America on Wednesday...
  • Capital Sports: Sanchez – Uruguay player said sorry
    Chile’s Alexis Sanchez celebrates at the end of the 2015 Copa America match against Uruguay, in Santiago, on June 24, 2015 (AFP Photo/Rodrigo Arangua) SANTIAGO, June 25 – Chile star Alexis Sanchez revealed a Uruguayan player apologized to him after Wednesday’s stormy Copa America quarter-final...
  • Capital Sports: BOGOTA June
    BOGOTA, June 24 – Kenya’s Sharon Cherop, the 2011 world marathon bronze medallist has been dded to the elite field for 2015 Bogota International Half Marathon to run on Sunday. Cherop, who has a half marathon best of f 1:07:08 will battle for the top honors with Paris Marathon champion, Meseret...
  • Capital Sports: Salazar refutes BBC report, denies doping aid
    Alberto Salazar (C) hugs US athlete Bernard Lagat (R) and US athlete Galen Rupp following the men’s 5,000 metres final at the International Association of Athletics Federations World Championships in Daegu, South Korea on September 4, 2011 (AFP Photo/Jung Yeon-Je) EUGINE, June 24 – Alberto Salazar...
  • Capital Sports: Upper Hill, Olympic eye ARS slots
    Upper Hill’s Ronald Osir shields vice captain, Hemed Said during the fifth Airtel Rising Stars launch June 24/PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya. NAIROBI, June 23 – Upper Hill high School are out to defend the Metropolitan boy’s football title when the Kenya Secondary School Sports Association (KSSSA) Term 2 B...
  • Capital Sports: Capello keeps Russia job for now
    Russia’s Italian head coach Fabio Capello gestures during the friendly football match between Russia and Belarus in Khimki, outside Moscow, on June 7, 2015 (AFP Photo/Kirill Kudryavtsev) MOSCOW, June 24 – Under fire Russia coach Fabio Capello will remain in his job “for the moment”, his bosses said...
  • Capital Sports: Gor ease past Gremio in GOtv Shield knockout
    Innocent Wafula in action in a past KPL match. NAIROBI, June 23 – Kenyan Premier League (KPL) champions Gor Mahia are through to the GOtv Shield round of 32 after eliminating Lang’ata Gremio 3-0 at Nairobi City Stadium on Wednesday. Meddie Kagere sent K’Ogalo ahead in the 14th minute before George...

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