Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Fredericks suspended over disgraced Diack payment
    Frankie Fredericks suspended by IAAF over disgraced Diack payment Paris, France, Jul 17- Former world champion sprinter Frankie Fredericks has been provisionally suspended from his role in athletics pending an ethics investigation, the IAAF said Monday. Fredericks was suspended from his role as...
  • Capital Sports: Kerr banking on Everton experience in Gor’s title hunt
    Gor Mahia head coach Dylan Kerr at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam as Gor played Everton FC in a friendly match. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 17- New Gor Mahia boss Dylan Kerr is confident the record Kenyan champions can reclaim the Premier League title from Tusker FC especially...
  • Capital Sports: Thank you Kenya, appreciates IAAF on record breaking fans
    The Moi International Sports Centre Kasarani was full to capacity during the IAAF World U18 Championships.PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 17 -If there was one great thing about the 2017 IAAF World U18 Championships then it was the mammoth 60,000 fans who thronged the Moi International...
  • Capital Sports: CAF ‘think tank’ to mull Nations Cup changes
    Cameroon’s players celebrate with the winner’s trophy after defeating Egypt 2-1 to win the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, at the Stade de l’Amitie Sino-Gabonaise in Libreville, on February 5 JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Jul 17- New-look Africa Cup of Nations and CAF Champions League competitions could...
  • Capital Sports: World Junior, Diamond League next after U18 success
    Edwin Zakayo celebrating after winning the Boys 3000m semi on Thursday during the IAAF World U18 Championships at Kasarani Stadium. PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 17- IAAF will give Kenya bid documents for the 2020 World Junior Championships after witnessing immense success in the just...
  • Capital Sports: AFC’s revival has started, declares Matano
    New AFC Leopards coach Robert Matano feeds instruction on the touchline during a past match. PHOTO/ Raymond Makhaya. NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 17- Robert Matano has warned that AFC Leopards will be a totally different animal in the remaining games of the season after starting his tenure as the club’s...
  • Capital Sports: Bayern end bid to sign Sanchez from Arsenal
    Arsenal’s striker Alexis Sanchez, pictured on January 12, 2017 BERLIN, Germany, Jul 17-Bayern Munich boss Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has confirmed they have dropped their interest in signing Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez for next season. After head coach Carlo Ancelotti last week had his wish granted...
  • Capital Sports: Hamilton silences critics in Silverstone
    Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton pictured in the pits during the Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku on June 25, 2017 SILVERSTONE, United Kingdom, Jul 17- Booed and disparaged before the race, unconventional Lewis Hamilton silenced his critics and re-booted his bid for a fourth world title with a record-...
  • Capital Sports: Chelsea want Aubameyang after missing Lukaku
    Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates after scoring against Moenchengladbach in Moenchengladbach, western Germany, on April 22, 2017 LONDON, United Kingdom, Jul 17 -Chelsea want to sign Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after missing out on Romelu Lukaku, according to...
  • Capital Sports: Bett lights up Kasarani as Kenya finishes 4th
    Kenya’s Leonard Kipkemoi Bett celebrating after winning the Boys 2000m Steeplechase gold.PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 16 – Leonard Kipkemoi Bett lit up a packed Moi International Sports Center Kasarani when he led compatriot Cleophas Meyan to a 1-2 sweep in the 2000m Boys Steeplechase...
  • Capital Sports: Federer wins record 8th Wimbledon as Cilic bid ends in tears
    Switzerland’s Roger Federer kisses the winner’s trophy after beating Croatia’s Marin Cilic in their men’s singles final match.PHOTO/Courtesy LONDON, United Kingdom, Jul 16 – Roger Federer won a record eighth Wimbledon title and became the tournament’s oldest champion Sunday with a straight-sets...
  • Capital Sports: Hamilton wins record-equalling fifth British GP
    Mercedes’ British driver Lewis Hamilton drives his car during the qualifying session of the Formula One Austria Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, on July 8, 2017 LONDON, United Kingdom, Jul 16 – Lewis Hamilton took a dominant victory at Silverstone to tie the all-time record of five...
  • Capital Sports: Wambui drops World Lead as Kenya completes 1-2 sweep
    Jackline Wambui celebrating after winning gold.PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 16 – Jackline Wambui produced a breathtaking performance to lead a Kenyan 1-2 sweep in the Girls 800m, dropping a World Lead of 2:01.46 on final day of the 2017 IAAF World U18 Championships at a full capacity...
  • Capital Sports: Kenya takes silver and bronze in Boys 3000m
    Stanley Mburu with Edward Zakayo Boys 3000m.PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 16 – Kenya bagged silver and bronze in the Boys 3000m at a full to capacity Moi International Sports Center Kasarani courtesy of Edward Zakayo and Stanley Waithaka on the final day of the IAAF World U18...
  • Capital Sports: Senegal suspends sports events after football deaths
    Sports in Senegal suspended.PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya DAKAR, Senegal, Jul 16 – Senegal on Sunday suspended all sports and cultural events until elections at the end of the month, a day after eight people died in a football stadium disaster. Legislative elections are due on July 30 and tensions are...
  • Capital Sports: Mourinho rules out Ronaldo move after United rout Galaxy
    Cristiano Ronaldo is the world’s highest paid athlete, according to Forbes magazine LOS ANGELES, United States, Jul 16 – Jose Mourinho ruled out any attempt to bring Cristiano Ronaldo back to Old Trafford after Manchester United opened their US tour here Saturday with a 5-2 rout of the Los Angeles...
  • Capital Sports: I’ll be back, vows Venus after Wimbledon heartache
    US player Venus Williams reacts against Spain’s Garbine Muguruza during their women’s singles final match on the twelfth day of the 2017 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 15, 2017© AFP Adrian DENNIS LONDON, United Kingdom, Jul 16 –...
  • Capital Sports: Kenya misses elusive Girls 1500m gold to Ethiopia again
    Jebitok in the Girls 1500m at IAAF World U18 Championships.PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 15 – Once again the elusive Girls 1500m gold slipped out of Kenyan hands after Edina Jebitok settled for bronze at the 2017 IAAF World U18 Championships as Ethiopia took a 1-2 sweep on the...
  • Capital Sports: Matano makes AFC tick again, Ulinzi beats Nakumatt to go top
    Ulinzi Stars’ defender Omar Mbongi celebrates his late winner against Nakumatt FC as teammate Boniface Onyango looks on in a Kenyan Premier League match at the Ruaraka Complex on July 15, 2017. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 15- Robert Matano began his reign as the AFC Leopards head...
  • Capital Sports: Kenya surrenders 800m Boys gold to Ethiopia
    Ethiopia Melese Nberet and Tolesa Bodena leading in the Boys 800m final. PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 15 – Kenya surrendered the Boys 800m title to rivals Ethiopia after losing the gold medal for the first time since 2009 with Japheth Kibiwott settling for bronze in a race won by...

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