Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Waiswa late goal denies Kenya win in friendly
    Michael Olunga attempts to beat Uganda goalkeeper Benjamin Ochan in an international friendly match at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos on March 23, 2017.PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu MACHAKOS, Kenya, Mar 23 – Substitute Moses Waiswa on his first ever match for the Uganda Cranes scored with five minutes...
  • Capital Sports: La Liga chief tells China ‘not just about cash’
    La Liga chief Javier Tebas says China’s cash-rich Super League needs to work on improving local talent as well as dipping into its deep pockets if it hopes to attract top foreign players such as Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo © AFP/File / Filippo MONTEFORTE Singapore, Singapore, Mar 23 – China’s...
  • Capital Sports: Prisons fall in quarters at Club Championship
    Kenya Men’s Prisons team NAIROBI, Kenya, March 23 – Kenya Prisons men’s volleyball club fairy tale in the ongoing Africa Club Championship came to an abrupt halt on Thursday after they suffered a humiliating defeat in the hands of African giants Ah Ahly of Egypt at Taraji Hall in Tunis, Tunisia....
  • Capital Sports: Kampala hosts first major sports showpiece
    World Cross champion Agnes Tirop crosses the line for victory in Guiyang, China. She finished fourth at the final AK Series T...
  • Capital Sports: Arsenal halt talks with Ozil and Sanchez
    Mesut Ozil (left) talks to Arsene Wenger after joining Arsenal from Real Madrid in September 2013 LONDON, United Kingdom, March 23 – Arsenal will wait until the end of the season to try tie up new deals for star duo Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez. Both players have 15 months left on their current...
  • Capital Sports: Podolski hits Germany winner against England
    Germany’s midfielder Lukas Podolski reacts after scoring during a friendly football match against England on March 22, 2017 © dpa/AFP / Ina Fassbender DORTMUND, Germany, Mar 23 – Lukas Podolski signed off his Germany career in style on Wednesday smashing home the winning goal with his trusty left...
  • Capital Sports: Kiprop and Dibaba go head-to-head in relays at World Cross
    1500M world champion Asbel Kiprop will lead the Kenyan relay team at Sunday’s World Cross Country in Kampala, Uganda.PHOTO/courtesy KAMPALA, Uganda, March 23 – While Kampala is expected to add to the rich tradition of IAAF World Cross Country Championships that now spans more than four decades, it...
  • Capital Sports: Micho has ‘maximum respect’ for Kenya
    Uganda Cranes head coach Milutin Sredojevic in action during an international match.PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu. NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 23 – Uganda Cranes head coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic says he has ‘maximum respect’ for the Kenyan national team as the two sides prepare t o lock horns on Thursday...
  • Capital Sports: Selfridge, Onyango clinch Kenya Open Pro-Am
    Pro Am winner.PHOTO/Joe Miano Muchiri NAIROBI, Kenya, March 23 – Professional golfer Chris Selfridge of Nothern Ireland and local amateur C. Onyango won the second 2017 Barclays Kenya Open Pro-Am at the Muthaiga Golf Club on Wednesday. Selfridge and Onyango combined to return a score of 49 points,...
  • Capital Sports: Richard Omwela re-elected KRU chair
    Kenya Rugby Union boss Richard Omwela got 25 votes narrowly beating Mutai who managed 23. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 22 – Richard Omwela has earned another two year term as the Kenya Rugby Union chairman after beating former deputy chair Sasha Mutai in a hotly contested election on...
  • Capital Sports: Six Grenoble players held in French rape investigation
    Grenoble’s Stade des Alpes in southern France © AFP/File / JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT Grenoble, France, Mar 22 – French police investigating a rape allegation on Wednesday detained six Grenoble rugby players including two Irishmen, two New Zealanders and an Australian former international, prosecutors said...
  • Capital Sports: China steps up security for South Korea World Cup qualifier
    Chinese fans cheer during the 2018 World Cup qualifier against South Korea in Seoul on September 1, 2016 © AFP/File / JUNG YEON-JE CHANGSHA, China, Mar 22 – Chinese authorities have stepped up security for Thursday’s tense World Cup qualifier against South Korea, whose fans will receive a police...
  • Capital Sports: Bayern Munich opens China office
    A Chinese boy takes part in a training session after the opening ceremony of Bayern Munich’s office in Shanghai on March 22, 2017 © AFP / Johannes EISELE SHANGHAI, China, Mar 22 – German powerhouse Bayern Munich opened a Shanghai office Wednesday in a bid to capitalise on China’s vast fan base and...
  • Capital Sports: Kamworor charged for title defense in Kampala
    Geoffrey Kipsang Kamworor, winner of the 2014 world half marathon title in Copenhagen.PHOTOFILE/IAAF NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 23 – Reigning World Cross Country champion Geoffrey Kamworor is confident he will defend his title when he gets down to the Kololo Independence Ground in Kampala, Uganda for the...
  • Capital Sports: 2018 Dakar Rally set for Peru, Bolivia and Argentina
    Peugeot’s French driver Stephane Peterhansel and co-driver Jean Paul Cottret compete during the Stage 11 of the Rally Dakar 2016 between La Rioja and San Juan, Argentina, on January 14, 2016 © AFP/File / FRANCK FIFE PARIS, France, Mar 22 – The 2018 Dakar Rally will start from Lima, Peru, on January...
  • Capital Sports: Kidero promises Sh1m for Kenyan winner at Kenya Open
    Mumias based golfer Dismas Indiza follows his tee at the 2016 Barclays Kenya Open at the par -72 Karen Country Club.PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 21 – Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero has promised Sh1m ($10, 000) to a Kenyan who will write history as the first ever to win the Barclays...
  • Capital Sports: Rooney linked with Everton return
    Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has confirmed Wayne Rooney will remain at the club for the rest of the season MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Mar 23 – Wayne Rooney could be heading for a summer return to boyhood club Everton, reports have suggested. Sources close to Rooney’s current employers...
  • Capital Sports: PSG rumours are false, confirms Wenger
    Beleaguered Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has come under fire from fans after Arsenal were thrashed by Bayern Munich in the Champions League and slipped out of the Premier League’s top four LONDON, United Kingdom, Mar 23 – Under-fire Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has poured cold water on suggestions...
  • Capital Sports: Hamilton looks for fast start to new F1 season
    Lewis Hamilton will return to Melbourne’s Albert Park for the Australian Grand Prix 10 years after making his debut there © AFP/File / WILLIAM WEST MELBOURNE, Australia, Mar 22 – Lewis Hamilton will look to put his stamp on the new Formula One season at this week’s Australian Grand Prix, as he...
  • Capital Sports: Nyangweso tips Onyango as Makwatta replacement
    Ulinzi Stars striker Samuel Onyango celebrates scoring against Al Hilal Benghazi and is congratulated by John Mark Makwatta in February 2017.PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 22 – Ulinzi Stars head coach Benjamin Nyangweso believes striker Samuel Onyango has the ability to step into the...

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