Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Messi hits 100 title-less Argentina games
    Argentina’s Leonel Messi, seen during a training session in La Serena, Chile, on June 9, 2015, ahead of the Copa America tournament LA SERENA, June 19- Lionel Messi will play his 100th match for Argentina on Saturday against Jamaica in the Copa America but it will be a century marked by too many...
  • Capital Sports: Rising Stars to be launched next week
    Airtel Rising Stars 2014 boys’ champions, Kakamega High SChool. PHOTO/File NAIROBI, June 18- The annual Airtel Rising Stars age football talent search tournament will be launched Wednesday week, organisers have announced. The two-month event open to secondary schools countrywide will be crowned by...
  • Capital Sports: Ten changes in Kampala bound Kenya ‘A’
    Chris Kuto (ground) supported by Eden Agero during the first-leg of the Elgon Cup in Nairobi. PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, June 17 – Simba fly-half Kenny Andola and hooker Peter Kaaria are among 10 changes included in Kenya ‘A’ squad that will be seeking to defend their Elgon Cup away to Uganda....
  • Capital Sports: Malkia fired up to strike Africa hat-trick
    Malkia Strikers setter, Jane Wacu who is expected to start Africa Cup final against Algeria on Saturday. PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, June 18- High-flying national women’s volleyball team have set their sights on completing the hat-trick of continental titles when they take on Algeria in...
  • Capital Sports: Sterling in another laughing gas storm
    Raheem Sterling arrives at Liverpool end of season dinner. PHOTO/File LONDON, June 18- Liverpool star Raheem Sterling is at the centre of a new laughing gas controversy, The Sun has reported. The newspaper featured Sterling on its front page on Thursday after obtaining a video of the England...
  • Capital Sports: Tearful Vidal sorry for Ferrari DUI cock-up
    Chile’s national football player Arturo Vidal delivers a press conference in Santiago. PHOTO/AFP SANTIAGO, June 18- Chilean football star Arturo Vidal made a tearful apology Wednesday to his team and his country after being arrested for crashing his Ferrari while driving drunk. “I let everyone down...
  • Capital Sports: Wilshere fined Sh6.23m for Spurs s*** jibe
    LONDON, June 18- Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has been fined £40,000 (Sh6,237,195.84) by the Football Association and warned as to his future conduct following his anti-Tottenham chants during the FA Cup victory parade last month. Wilshere, 23, who came through the youth ranks at Arsenal, took...
  • Capital Sports: Settled Ozil happy to be a Gooner
    Mesut Ozil celebrates a goal against Liverpool. PHOTO/File LONDON, June 18- Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has ruled out the possibility of departing the London club in the off-season, saying he is settled at the Emirates. The 26-year-old has in the past faced a barrage of criticism for a perceived...
  • Capital Sports: Colombia players provoked Neymar- Alves
    Colombia’s Camilo Zuniga swiings high to get the ball past Brazil’s Neymar during a 2015 Copa America match in Santiago, Chile, on June 17, 2015. PHOTO/AFP SANTIAGO, June 18- Brazil captain Neymar faces a nervous wait to discover his Copa America fate after getting sent off in a post-match fracas...
  • Capital Sports: Leicester sacks 3 players for Thai sex tape
    James Pearson, son of manager Nigel who was among 3 players sacked by Leicester City for sex tap. PHOTO/F365 LONDON, June 18- Leicester City have sacked three players, including manager Nigel Pearson’s son, after they took part in a racist sex tape filmed on the club’s end-of-season tour of...
  • Capital Sports: Cavs give Cleveland hope drought will end
    LeBron James (left) of the Cleveland Cavaliers shakes hands with Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors after the Warriors defeated the Cavs 105 to 97 to win Game Six of the 2015 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on June 16, 2015 in Cleveland. PHOTO/Yahoo/Getty CLEVELAND, June 18- Lebron James...
  • Capital Sports: Dangote confirms Arsenal buy-out bid
    Aliko Dangote has confirmed he wants to launch a bid to buy Arsenal. PHOTO/File LONDON, June 17- Africa’s richest businessman, Aliko Dangote, has confirmed he intends to lodge a bid to become majority shareholder of English Premier League giants Arsenal. The Nigerian billionaire is close to...
  • Capital Sports: Farah missed dope tests ahead of Olympics
    British distance great Mo Farah, pictured on June 27, 2012, is to have his medical data examined by UK Athletics officials following the controversy engulfing his coach, Alberto Salazar, over doping allegations LONDON, June 18- Britain’s double Olympic champion Mo Farah missed two drug tests in the...
  • Capital Sports: Hamilton set for record Austria win
    Lewis Hamilton sprays champagne after victory. He has been handed a new 3-year deal at Mercedes. SPIELBERG, June 18- Fresh from his ‘bounce-back’ win at the Canadian Grand Prix, defending champion and series leader Lewis Hamilton has a chance to continue his triumphant – and record-breaking – form...
  • Capital Sports: Neymar sees red as Colombia stun Brazil
    Colombia’s Jeison Murillo (R) scores during the 2015 Copa America football championship match against Brazil, in Santiago, Chile, on Wednesday. PHOTO/AFP SANTIAGO, June 18- Brazil superstar Neymar was sent off as the five-time world champions crashed to a 1-0 Copa America defeat against Colombia...
  • Capital Sports: Illness, visa hitch force Bobby to tweak Stars
    Harambee Stars head coach, Bobby Williamson. PHOTO/FILE NAIROBI, June 16 – Tusker FC defender Lloyd Wahome is the latest inclusion to the Harambee Stars squad preparing for Sunday’s Africa Nations Championships (CHAN) qualifier opener away to Ethiopia. Wahome, who returns to the team for the first...
  • Capital Sports: Judge frees Vidal after Sh35.48m Ferrari crash
    The wrecked Ferrari of Arturo Vidal after the accident. PHOTO/Daily Mail SANTIAGO, June 17- A judge released Chilean football star Arturo Vidal from custody Wednesday and revoked his driver’s license after the Juventus midfielder was arrested for crashing his Ferrari while driving drunk. Vidal, who...
  • Capital Sports: Probe into tax fraud against Neymar begins
    Barcelona star striker, Neymar Jr PHOTO/File MADRID, June 17- A Spanish court Wednesday launched a fraud investigation against Barcelona striker Neymar, a judicial source said, dragging the Brazilian star into a case in which the club’s president faces trial. The National Court admitted a lawsuit...
  • Capital Sports: Tarbei’s 1:44.51! crowns World Youth trials
    Kipyegon Bett (left) and winner Willy Tarbei in the boys 800m during the Trials for IAAF World Youth Championships in Cali in Nairobi. PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya. NAIROBI, June 17- Newcomer Willy Tarbei clocked the 12th fastest time of the year when he blasted to a staggering 1:44.51 in boys’ 800m for...
  • Capital Sports: City raise Sterling bid to Sh6.160 billion
    Raheem Sterling (right) vies for the ball with Chelsea’s Cesc Fabregas. PHOTO/File MANCHESTER, June 17- Manchester City have made a fresh and much improved offer of £40 million (Sh 6,160,049,502.52) to Liverpool for want-away England international Raheem Sterling, according to reports in the...

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