Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Gareth Bale returns as Zidane holds other stars in reserve
    Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale attends a training session at Valdebebas Sport City on February 17, 2017 © AFP / PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU MADRID, Spain, Feb 17 – Gareth Bale will make his return from a three-month injury layoff when Real Madrid host Espanyol on Saturday, coach Zinedine Zidane confirmed on...
  • Capital Sports: Man City’s Jesus out for ‘two to three months’
    Manchester City’s Gabriel Jesus has scored three goals in five games since his £27 million ($33 million, 31 million euros) transfer from Palmeiras © AFP/File / Paul ELLIS MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Feb 17 – Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola warned on Friday that teen sensation Gabriel Jesus...
  • Capital Sports: Bournemouth charged with FA doping rules breach
    Bournemouth celebrate their fourth goal, which sealed a 4-3 win against Liverpool in Bournemouth on December 4, 2016 LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 17 – Bournemouth have been charged by the Football Association for a breach of its anti-doping regulations, English football’s governing body said Friday...
  • Capital Sports: Ulinzi bank on early goals to down Benghazi
    Ulinzi Stars striker John Mark Makwatta celebrates after scoring against Kakamega Homeboyz in their final match of the 2016 Kenyan Premier League first leg.PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu. NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 17- Trailing 1-0 from the first leg played in Cairo, Egypt last Friday, Ulinzi Stars have to win by...
  • Capital Sports: FA Cup now available on all DStv packages and GOtv Plus
    Football fans can look forward to plum fixtures that include Blackburn Rovers vs defending champions Manchester United on SS3 (SD/HD), SuperSport Select 2,Maximo 1 (SD/HD) and Maximo 360. NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 17 – After delighting football fans across the continent with a gripping buffet of African...
  • Capital Sports: KCB out to extend unbeaten run in Kenya Cup
    KCB and Homeboyz in past action.PHOTO/Kenya Cup Website NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 17 – Leaders KCB RFC face Homeboyz at their Ruaraka base seeking to extend their unbeaten run when Kenya Cup enters day 13 on Saturday. The Bankers are unbeaten all season, posting ten wins and a draw from their ten...
  • Capital Sports: Sutton hero of ’89 plots Arsenal ambush
    Sutton United’s assistant manager Micky Stephens was a pivotal member of the team that knocked Coventry City out of the FA Cup in 1989, in one of the tournament’s most celebrated upsets © AFP / ADRIAN DENNIS LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 17 – For Micky Stephens, assistant manager of English non-...
  • Capital Sports: Wenger to decide Arsenal future ‘in March or April’
    Questions over whether Wenger will stay at Arsenal intensified after the Gunners’ humiliating 5-1 defeat by Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Wednesday © AFP / Ben STANSALL LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 17 – Arsene Wenger said on Friday that he will make a decision on his Arsenal future “in...
  • Capital Sports: All Blacks’ legend Carter ‘sorry’ for drink-driving
    New Zealand rugby union legend Dan Carter has apologised for a ‘massive error in judgement’ after French police stopped him for drink-driving in Paris on February 15, 2017 © AFP/File / Lionel Bonaventure PARIS, France, Feb 17 – New Zealand rugby union legend Dan Carter apologised for a “massive...
  • Capital Sports: Lahm backs struggling Mueller in Berlin
    Bayern Munich’s Thomas Mueller (L) jokes with teammate Mats Hummels after their UEFA Champions League match against Arsenal, in Munich, on February 15, 2017 © AFP/File / Christof STACHE BERLIN, Germany, Feb 17 – After thrashing Arsenal in mid-week, leaders Bayern Munich return to Bundesliga...
  • Capital Sports: Ibrahimovic, Dzeko run riot in Europa League
    Manchester United’s striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic shoots from the penalty spot to score his team’s third goal during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 first-leg football match against and Saint-Etienne at Old Trafford stadium on February 16, 2017 © AFP / Oli SCARFF PARIS, France, Feb 16 – Zlatan...
  • Capital Sports: Carter files doping charge appeal to CAS
    Nesta Carter, leadoff man in a powerful Jamaican 4x100m relay team that also included triple world record-holder Usain Bolt, was found to have taken a banned stimulant, methylhexanamine © AFP/File / FRANCK FIFE KINGSTON, Jamaica, Feb 16 – Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter has filed an appeal of his...
  • Capital Sports: Pochettino admits Spurs are in a ‘bad period’
    Tottenham Hotspur’s manager Mauricio Pochettino gives instructions to defender Kieran Trippier during a match at White Hart Lane in London, on January 8, 2017 LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 17 – Mauricio Pochettino admits Spurs need to emerge from a “bad period” after suffering a Europa League defeat...
  • Capital Sports: Ozil being made an Arsenal scapegoat – agent
    Arsene Wenger, ushers Mesut Ozil from the pitch. PHOTO/File LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 17 – Mesut Ozil is being made a scapegoat for Arsenal’s current issues, believes the midfielder’s agent. Ozil was the subject of criticism after Arsenal’s 5-1 thrashing against Bayern Munich in midweek after the...
  • Capital Sports: Sports federations object changes to gaming bill
    The Kenya Lionesses team displaying the SportPesa new kit during the launch.PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 16 – Gaming operators in the country have been urged to come up with legislative proposal that will regulate their contribution into sports development initiatives. Cherangany MP...
  • Capital Sports: Musyoki resigns as KPL chair, Rachier takes over
    Tusker FC chairman James Musyoki. NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 16 – In the wake of heightened wars between Football Kenya Federation (FKF) and Kenyan Premier League, Tusker FC boss James Musyoki has resigned as KPL chairman, barely two months after assuming the role. His predecessor Ambrose Rachier (Gor...
  • Capital Sports: Clattenburg to quit referring in Premier League
    Clattenburg is expected to leave his role before the next round of Premier League fixtures on 25 February. PHOTO/BBC. LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 16 – Mark Clattenburg is to quit his job as a Premier League referee to take up a position in Saudi Arabia. The 41-year-old is widely considered to be...
  • Capital Sports: FIFA boss not worried about hooligans at Russia World Cup
    Russian and English fans clashed at the Euro 2016 tournament in France and several Russians were expelled © AFP/File / LEON NEAL DOHA, Qatar, Feb 16 – FIFA president Gianni Infantino said Thursday he did not fear hooligan troubles at the World Cup in Russia next year and that he has not asked...
  • Capital Sports: United fighting on four fronts concerns Mourinho
    Jose Mourinho is worried Manchester United will have to play too many games if they keep progressing in all competitions. PHOTO/SKY. MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Feb 16 – Jose Mourinho says he is becoming troubled over Manchester United’s battle over four trophies with the season reaching its climax...
  • Capital Sports: Decision on Wenger future at end of season
    Arsenal’s heavy defeat in Munich left their hopes of reaching the Champions League quarter-finals in tatters. PHOTO/BBC. LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 16 – A decision on the future of Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will be made at the end of the season – but a new contract remains on the table....

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