Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: World leader Yego ready to roll in Rabat
    Julius Yego in action in Birmingham. Photo/IAAF RABAT, June 12 – Kenyan Javelin superstar , Julius Yego is among top athletes expected to light up the Mohammed VI d’Athletisme IAAF World Challenge meeting in Rabat on Sunday. At the recent IAAF Diamond League meeting in Birmingham, Kenya’s Julius...
  • Capital Sports: Interpol suspends 20m-euro deal with FIFA
    Interpol: Suspended agreement with FIFA LYON, June 12 – Interpol on Friday pulled out of a multi-million-euro deal with FIFA to promote “integrity” in sport, as the corruption scandal engulfing the world’s football governing body left it increasingly isolated. The international police organisation...
  • Capital Sports: Warriors rout Cavaliers to pull level in Finals
    Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors drives against James Jones #1 of the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game Four of the 2015 NBA Finals at The Quicken Loans Arena on June 11, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images) CLEVELAND, June 12 – Andre Iguodala...
  • Capital Sports: Farah apologises for pulling out of Birmingham
    Mo Farah said he is feeling more upbeat after a difficult week in which doping allegations were made against his coach, Alberto Salazar. Photograph: Barry Coombs/PA LONDON, June 12 – Mo Farah has apologised to fans for pulling out of the Birmingham Diamond League meeting after doping accusations...
  • Capital Sports: Kiprop wins fourth dream mile title in Oslo
    Asbel Kiprop wins the Dream Mile at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Oslo (Mark Shearman)PHOTO BY IAAF OSLO, June 12 – Asbel Kiprop brought the 50th anniversary running of the Exxon Mobil Bislett Games to a rousing conclusion at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Oslo on Thursday as he earned his...
  • 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...

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