Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Carthage Eagles of Tunisia qualify for World Cup
    Tunisia have qualified for 2018 Russia FIFA World Cup. Photo/COURTESY JOHANNESBURG, South Africa , Nov 11 – Tunisia qualified for the 2018 World Cup in Russia despite being held 0-0 at home by Libya in their final Group A qualifier. The Tunisians secured a fifth appearance at the tournament by...
  • Capital Sports: Mercedes personnel robbed at gunpoint in Brazil
    Mercedes personnel robbed at gunpoint LONDON, United Kingdom, Nov 11 – Unnamed Mercedes personnel were robbed at gunpoint as they left the Interlagos circuit on Friday night. Not for the first time security for team members at the Brazilian Grand Prix has been called into question. According to...
  • Capital Sports: Kenya avenge over SA Select to win Safland 7s
    The team that is managed by Kenya Sevens assistant coach Will Webster will now face third-placed team in semis. Photo/RAGA HOUSE NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 11 –The Kenya Sevens select side were crowned the Safland Sevens champions after edging out South Africa Select 19-12 on Saturday in Namibia. Kenya...
  • Capital Sports: Buffon says ‘no panic’ as Italy on brink of World Cup disaster
    Italy coach Giampiero Ventura (L) talks to Italy goalkeeper and captain Gianluigi Buffon at the end of the World Cup 2018 qualification match against Israel in Reggio Emilia, Italy on September 5, 2017 MILAN, Italy, Nov 11 – Italy must not panic as they bid to avoid missing a World Cup for the...
  • Capital Sports: Kipchoge, Keitany win aims award
    Mary Keitany with her AIMS Marathon Runner of the Year award (Francis Kay/Marathon-Photos.com) © Copyright NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 11 – Kenyans Eliud Kipchoge and Mary Keitany were named male and female marathon runners of the year for 2017 by the Association of International Marathons and Distance...
  • Capital Sports: Zambia, Cameroon draw in dead rubber World Cup qualifier
    Zambia fans. Photo/COURTESY JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Nov 11 – Yves Banana scored in stoppage time to salvage a 2-2 draw for Cameroon in Zambia on Saturday at the end of a disappointing World Cup Group B campaign for the African champions. Zambia teenager Patson Daka opened the scoring and set up...
  • Capital Sports: Hamilton in heavy Brazil crash, starts from back
    Mercedes’ British driver Lewis Hamilton (right) looks at his car after crashing during the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix Q1 qualifying session at the Interlagos circuit in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on November 11, 2017 © AFP / Nelson ALMEIDA Sao Paulo, Brazil, Nov 11 – Lewis Hamilton crashed heavily...
  • Capital Sports: Mathare off relegation zone after downing Muhoroni
    Mathare United striker Elijah Mwanzia strips his jersey to celebrate his late winner against Western Stima at the Ruaraka Complex on September 9, 2017. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 11 – Mathare United climbed off the drop zone after beating relegated Muhoroni Youth 2-1 in a Kenyan...
  • Capital Sports: 50 teams in Kibera kitted by Celtic Foundation and New Balance
    One of the teams that was kitted on Saturday. NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 11 – Glasgow based Celtic Foundation and kit manufacturer New Balance have donated football jerseys to teams in Nairobi’s Kibera. Betting giants Dafabet, shirt sponsors of Scottish giants Celtic FC, facilitated the event on Saturday...
  • Capital Sports: Toothless Peru held in New Zealand
    Peru’s Christian Cueva (L) controls the ball next to New Zealand’s Michael Boxall during their FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifying first leg match, at Westpac Stadium in Wellington, on November 11, 2017 © AFP / Marty MELVILLE WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Nov 11 – Peru failed to break down a resolute New...
  • Capital Sports: WADA obtains Russian doping database
    World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), whose president Craig Reedie is pictured here, will report new data to the body’s foundation board at its next meeting on November 15-16, 2017 © AFP/File / Fabrice COFFRINI MONTREAL, Canada, Nov 10 – The World Anti-Doping Agency has obtained data from an internal...
  • Capital Sports: Mane, Sakho star as Senegal book WCup slot
    Senegal midfielder Sadio Mane (R) fights for the ball with South Africa defender Dean Furman during their match in Polkowane on November 10, 2017 © AFP / PHILL MAGAKOE JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Nov 10 – English Premier League pair Diafra Sakho and Sadio Mane played key roles as Senegal defeated...
  • Capital Sports: ‘Karate kick’ Evra leaves Marseille, banned until June 30
    Marseille said they and their former defender Patrice Evra, pictured here, had both agreed he would leave the team by “mutual consent” © AFP/File / BORIS HORVAT MARSEILLE, France, Nov 10 – Patrice Evra parted ways with Marseille on Friday after his infamous karate kick on one of his own fans, just...
  • Capital Sports: Northern Ireland’s Evans apologises for wife’s ref rant
    Northern Ireland’s midfielder Corry Evans, pictured here, released a statement through the Irish Football Association saying sorry for his wife’s Twitter post directed at a referee © AFP/File / PHILIPPE DESMAZES BELFAST, United Kingdom, Nov 10 – Corry Evans has apologised for his wife’s foul-...
  • Capital Sports: Manangoi targets Commonwealth title
    Elijah Motonei Manangoi of Kenya reacts as he crosses the finish line to win gold in the Men’s 1500 metres final during day ten of the 16th IAAF World Athletics Championships London 2017 at The London Stadium on August 13, 2017 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images...
  • Capital Sports: Posta not ready to play ‘king-maker’ in Stima clash
    Posta Rangers head coach Sammy ‘Pamzo’ Omollo (centre) shares thoyghts with his assistant George Maina (left) and goalkeeper trainer Lawrence Webo during a Kenyan Premier League match against Western Stima at the Afraha Stadium in Nakuru on April 9, 2017. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov...
  • Capital Sports: Karate kick Evra faces day of double jeopardy
    Teammates try to calm down Marseille defender Patrice Evra (back L) as he tries to kick a supporter before the start of the UEFA Europa League match on November 2 © AFP/File / MIGUEL RIOPA MARSEILLE, France, Nov 10 – Patrice Evra faces his disciplinary destiny on Friday when he could be sacked by...
  • Capital Sports: Jury chosen in FIFA corruption trial in New York
    The most high-profile official charged in the FIFA corrupton trial is Jose Maria Marin, 85, former president of Brazil’s Football Confederation © AFP/File / Don EMMERT NEW YORK, United States, Nov 10 – Twelve jurors and six alternates were selected at the FIFA corruption trial in New York on...
  • Capital Sports: 4th world title ‘hasn’t sunk in’, says Hamilton
    F1 World Champion and Mercedes’ British driver Lewis Hamilton reportedly got a £3.3 million ($4.4 million, €3.7 million) VAT refund in 2013 after his airplane was imported into the Isle of Man LONDON, United Kingdom, Nov 10 – Lewis Hamilton has said he is still coming to terms with winning a fourth...
  • Capital Sports: Simbas fail to roar against Chile in Hong Kong
    The Kenya Simbas in a past match. Photo/KRU NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 10- Tomas Ianiszewski was Kenya’s chief destroyer as the full back bagged 18 points to aid Chile humble Kenya Simbas 23-3 in their opening Cup of Nations match in Hong Kong on Friday afternoon. Ianiszewski booted in three penalties,...

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