Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: AFCON: Burkina come back to hold Cameroon
    Cameroon took the lead on 35 minutes when Benjamin Moukandjo superbly curled a free-kick into the left corner.PHOTO/courtesy LIBREVILLE, Gabon, Jan 14 – A brilliant Benjamin Moukandjo free-kick was not enough for Cameroon to win their opening game at the Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday as Burkina...
  • Capital Sports: No Costa, no problem as Chelsea down Leicester
    Marcos Alonso opened the scoring for Chelsea.PHOTO/Sky Sports LEICESTER, United Kingdom, Jan 14 – Chelsea made light of Diego Costa’s controversial absence as the Premier League leaders cruised to a 3-0 win at reigning champions Leicester City on Saturday. Wing-back Marcos Alonso was their unlikely...
  • Capital Sports: Kane delivers hat-trick to lift Spurs to second
    Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane plays during the English Premier League match against West Bromwich Albion at White Hart Lane in London, on January 14, 2017 © AFP / Glyn Kirk LONDON, United Kingdom, Jan 14 – New father Harry Kane scored a hat-trick as Tottenham Hotspur crushed West Bromwich...
  • Capital Sports: ‘Mr. Dakar’ Peterhansel wins 13th Dakar title
    Peugeot’s driver Stephane Peterhansel and co-driver Jean Paul Cottret compete during Stage 11 of the 2017 Dakar Rally between San Juan and Rio Cuarto, in Argentina, on January 13, 2017 © AFP / Franck Fife RIO CUARTO, Argentina, Jan 14 – France’s Stéphane Peterhansel won his 13th Dakar Rally title...
  • Capital Sports: Kabras too sweet for Mwamba, KCB complete Nakuru double
    A Kabras Sugar player wheels away from a Mwamba RFC opponent in a Kenya Cup match at the Railway Ground on January 14, 2017. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 14- Kenya Cup defending champions Kabras Sugar beat Mwamba RFC 37-32 at the Railway Ground on Saturday evening as the Kenya Cup...
  • Capital Sports: Arsenal run riot against Swansea
    Alex Iwobi is surrounded by his Arsenal team-mates after his shot found the back of the net with the help of Swansea star Cork. PHOTO/Daily Mail SWANSEA, Wales, Jan 14- Arsenal were deadly in the second half as they enjoyed a 4-0 win over Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday. The Swans...
  • Capital Sports: Guinea-Bissau deny Gabon as AFCON begins
    Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reacts as he walks off the pitch during their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations match against Guinea-Bissau in Libreville on January 14, 2017 LIBREVILLE, Gabon, Jan 14 – Minnows Guinea-Bissau made it a memorable start to the Africa Cup of Nations as a late Juary Soares...
  • Capital Sports: Police book a maiden final, Butali crash out
    Kenya Police Hockey team are through to the finals of the 2017 men’s Africa Club Championships.PHOTO/courtesy NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 14 – Kenya Police beat Ghana Police 4-1 to book a date with Eastern of Egypt in the Sunday’s Hockey Africa Nations Club Cup of Champions final at the City Park Hockey...
  • Capital Sports: Suarez, Messi keep Barca on Madrid’s tail
    Barcelona’s Luis Suarez celebrates with team-mate Lionel Messi after scoring against Las Palmas at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on January 14, 2017 © AFP / LLUIS GENE BARCELONA, Spain, Jan 14 – Luis Suarez scored twice and Lionel Messi continued his sensational form as Barcelona moved to...
  • Capital Sports: Stars will qualify for 2019 AFCON -Okumbi
    Harambee Stars head coach Stanley Okumbi issuing instructions in a past training session .PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya. NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 14- Harambee Stars head coach Stanley Okumbi is confident Kenya can qualify for the 2019 African Cup of Nations in Cameroon if the team gets the basics right as far...
  • Capital Sports: Don’t call me ‘Sir Andy’, says Murray
    Andy Murray said just being called “Andy” was fine despite a decision by Australia’s Channel Seven to refer to him as “Sir Andy Murray” at the Australian Open © AFP / WILLIAM WEST MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan 14 – Andy Murray said there was no need to call him “Sir” on Saturday as he took a relaxed...
  • Capital Sports: Cavs snap skid, Grizzlies down Rockets
    LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers is guarded by Matt Barnes (L) of the Sacramento Kings in Sacramento, California © Getty/AFP / EZRA SHAW LOS ANGELES, United States, Jan 14 – The NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers snapped a two-game skid, with Kyrie Irving leading the way with 26 points in a...
  • Capital Sports: Mourinho backs Pogba for United armband
    Jose Mourinho says Paul Pogba can be a future Manchester United captain MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Jan 14- Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho believes that midfielder Paul Pogba has the required talent and temperament to one day captain the Premier League giants. After a somewhat...
  • Capital Sports: ‘Selfish’ Serena says engagement hasn’t sunk in
    Serena Williams hits a return during a practice session ahead of the 2017 Australian Open, in Melbourne, on January 14 © AFP / PAUL CROCK MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan 14 – A glowing Serena Williams said she’s so focused on trying to win another Grand Slam title she hasn’t let her engagement to Reddit...
  • Capital Sports: Gabon pin hopes on Aubameyang as AFCON begins
    President of Gabon, Ali Bongo Ondimba, visits the Stade de l’Amitie Sino-gabonaise Stadium in Libreville on January 13, 2017, on the eve of the opening game of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, Gabon vs Guinea Bissau © AFP / GABRIEL BOUYS LIBREVILLE, Gabon, Jan 14 – The Africa Cup of Nations gets...
  • Capital Sports: UFC boss offers Mayweather, McGregor Sh2.6bn each to fight
    UFC president Dana White said he would pay Floyd Mayweather and mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor $25mn apiece and a cut of pay-per-view proceeds to fight © Getty/AFP/File / Michael Reaves LOS ANGELES, United States, Jan 14 – The possibility of a duel between boxer Floyd Mayweather and mixed...
  • Capital Sports: KCB seeking double over rivals Nakuru RFC
    KCB are second on the Kenya Cup standings on 27 points behind Kenya Harlequin who are two points ahead.PHOTO/File NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 13 – KCB rugby club head coach Curtis Lilako is confident his charges will complete double over their rivals Nakuru RFC when the two sides lock horns in the second...
  • Capital Sports: FKF, KPL make headway in 18-team debate
    FKF President Nick Mwendwa persuses documents presented by KPL as he appeared before the Sports Disputes Tribunal on December 15, 2016. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 13 – The Football Kenya Federation (FKF) and Kenyan Premier League (KPL) finance committees will meet on Saturday to look...
  • Capital Sports: I am not under pressure to prove, says Muguna
    Newly signed Gor Mahia midfielder Kenneth Muguna controls the ball in training under pressure from Meddie Kagere at the Camp Toyoyo Ground in Nairobi’s Jericho Estate on January 12, 2017.PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 13- As he starts his new journey with 15-time Kenyan Premier League(...
  • Capital Sports: Wenger hopes his future plans won’t influence Ozil talks
    Arsene Wenger has yet to reveal whether he will extend his 20-year reign at Arsenal © AFP / Glyn Kirk London, United Kingdom, Jan 13 – Arsene Wenger insists Mesut Ozil won’t base his contract talks with Arsenal solely on the uncertain future of the Gunners manager. Wenger’s current deal only runs...

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