Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Alvarez-Golovkin 2 could be in the cards
    Gennady Golovkin (L) defends against Canelo Alvarez on September 16, 2017 © AFP / John GURZINSKI LAS VEGAS, United States, Sep 18 – A somber Canelo Alvarez was left wondering what more he could have done to wrest the middleweight world titles away from Gennady Golovkin after their controversial 12-...
  • Capital Sports: Mbappe makes winning Parc des Princes debut
    Paris Saint-Germain’s forward Kylian Mbappe celebrates after scoring the team’s second goal on September 17, 2017 © AFP / CHRISTOPHE SIMON PARIS, France, Sep 17 – Kylian Mbappe played a decisive role on his Parc des Princes debut for Paris Saint-Germain on Sunday in a thrilling 2-0 win over Lyon...
  • Capital Sports: Dybala, Mertens hat-tricks as Juventus, Napoli stay perfect
    Juventus’ forward Paulo Dybala celebrates after scoring a goal against Sassuolo at the Mapei Stadium in Reggio Emilia on September 17, 2017 © AFP / MARCO BERTORELLO MILAN, Italy, Sep 17 – Juventus and Napoli bounced back from Champions League disappointment to keep their Serie A perfect records and...
  • Capital Sports: Chop and change? Turkmenistan stages Asian martial arts
    A picture taken in August 2017 shows men walking towards the Olympic stadium, with the 40.05-metres tall (131.4 feet) horse head sculpture seen on top of the venue, in Ashgabat © AFP/File / Igor SASIN ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan, Sep 17 – Turkmenistan’s image-conscious strongman Gurbanguly...
  • Capital Sports: Rooney banned after drink-drive guilty plea
    Everton striker Wayne Rooney arrives at Stockport Magistrates’ Court in Stockport, north-west England on September 18, 2017 STOCKPORT, United Kingdom, Sep 18- Former England captain Wayne Rooney was Monday banned from driving for two years and ordered to perform 100 hours of unpaid work after...
  • Capital Sports: Starlets U20 hold Ethiopia in WCup Qualifier
    Part of the U20 Starlets team in a buildup friendly match before departure to Ethiopia. Photo/FKF NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 17 – The national Under-20 women’s football team came from behind to score two late vital away goals as they held Ethiopia to a 2-2 draw in a FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup...
  • Capital Sports: Former Everton star Lukaku ruins Rooney’s United return
    Manchester United’s striker Romelu Lukaku celebrates after scoring on September 17, 2017 © AFP / Oli SCARFF MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Sep 17 – Romelu Lukaku showed little room for sentiment on Sunday scoring one and creating another as Manchester United ran out ultimately comfortable 4-0 winners...
  • Capital Sports: Lionesses book Commonwealth slot despite South Africa loss
    Janet Okello had a superb performance in the tournament. NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 17 – Despite losing 17-12 to defending champions South Africa in the Africa Cup Sevens, the national women’s sevens team Kenya Lionesses have qualified for the 2018 Commonwealth Games but misses out on the World Cup slot....
  • Capital Sports: Hard fighting Thika hold leaders Gor Mahia
    Gor Mahia forward Timothy Otieno is closely guarded by Thika United’s Christopher Oruchum during a Kenyan Premier League clash at the Thika Stadium on September 17, 2017 THIKA, Kenya, Sep 17- A hard fighting Thika United got an important point to aid their relegation fight after holding Kenyan...
  • Capital Sports: Both Ferraris crash out in wet Singapore
    The car of Ferrari’s Finnish driver Kimi Raikkonen (right) crashes as Ferrari’s German driver Sebastian Vettel (centre) leads during the Formula One Singapore Grand Prix in Singapore on September 17, 2017 © AFP / MANAN VATSYAYANA SINGAPORE, Singapore, Sep 17 – Pole-sitter Sebastian Vettel and his...
  • Capital Sports: Hamilton wins crucial, chaotic Singapore GP
    Mercedes’ British driver Lewis Hamilton takes a corner during the Formula One Singapore Grand Prix in Singapore on September 17, 2017 © AFP / Roslan Rahman SINGAPORE, Singapore, Sep 17 – Lewis Hamilton won a chaotic and rain-hit Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday to seize control of the Formula One...
  • Capital Sports: Wenger delighted with Arsenal character
    Chelsea started strongly against London rivals Arsenal, with Cesc Fabregas forcing Petr Cech into early action. Photo/DM LONDON, United Kingdom, Sep 17 – The Arsenal players showed the right mentality and spirit in the 0-0 draw with champions Chelsea on Sunday in light of their 4-0 thrashing by...
  • Capital Sports: Barcelona’s Dembele out for up to four months
    Barcelona’s record 105 million-euro signing Ousmane Dembele, who is set to be sidelined for up to four months after a hamstring injury, has made just three appearances for Barca since sealing his move from Borussia Dortmund last month © AFP/File / LLUIS GENE BARCELONA, Spain, Sep 17 – Barcelona’s...
  • Capital Sports: Coutinho focused on Liverpool again
    Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho (L) vies with Sevilla defender Gabriel Mercado during the UEFA Champions League Group E football match between Liverpool and Sevilla at Anfield in Liverpool, north-west England on September 13, 2017 LONDON, United Kingdom, Sep 17 – Philippe Coutinho says he is...
  • Capital Sports: Cesc Fabregas still loves Arsenal and Wenger
    “I feel very attached, even now, to Arsenal,” Fabregas said. LONDON, United Kingdom, Sep 17 – Ahead of Sunday’s Premier League clash between Chelsea and Arsenal, Cesc Fabregas says he still has feelings for his old club and manager Arsene Wenger. The Spain international was nurtured by Wenger...
  • Capital Sports: Advantage Gor Mahia as Ulinzi, Posta draw
    Ulinzi Stars striker Stephen Waruru goes down under a challenge from Posta Rangers’ Joseph Mbugi in a Kenyan premier League match at the Thika Stadium on September 17, 2017. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu THIKA, Kenya, Sep 17- Gor Mahia’s match towards their record 16th Kenyan Premier League title was aided...
  • Capital Sports: Pogba could be out for three months
    Manchester United’s French midfielder Paul Pogba warms up at Old Trafford in Manchester on September 12, 2017 © AFP/File / Oli SCARFF LONDON, United Kingdom, Sep 17 – French international Paul Pogba could be out of action for three months, the Sunday Times reported on Sunday, dealing a huge blow to...
  • Capital Sports: Wallabies braced for Springbok ‘retribution’
    Australia’s Israel Folau (C) celebrates a try during their Rugby Championship match against Argentina, in Canberra, on September 16, 2017 © AFP / MARK GRAHAM CANBERRA, Australia, Sep 17 – The Wallabies are preparing for a Springbok backlash in their next Rugby Championship Test after breaking...
  • Capital Sports: Lewis Hamilton downshifts to ‘amazing’ vegan diet
    Lewis Hamilton, who is seeking his fourth world title this year, gradually moved to veganism over the past two years © AFP / MOHD RASFAN SINGAPORE, Singapore, Sep 17 – Formula One’s Lewis Hamilton said a TV documentary had inspired him to go vegan to improve his health and avoid harming the planet...
  • Capital Sports: Record win not good enough, say All Blacks
    New Zealand’s Lima Sopoaga celebrates his try during their Rugby Championship match against South Africa, at Albany Stadium in Auckland, on September 16, 2017 © AFP / MICHAEL BRADLEY AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Sep 17 – The All Blacks gave themselves a pass mark but said there was still a lot to work on...

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