Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Juventus close in on seventh straight title
    That’s better: Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon celebrates after the 3-0 win over Sampdoria © AFP / MARCO BERTORELLO MILAN, Italy, Apr 16 – Juventus galloped towards a seventh straight Serie A title with a 3-0 win over Sampdoria on Sunday, pulling six points clear of Napoli whose dwindling...
  • Capital Sports: Man City eye record books after clinching title
    Leader of the pack: Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola © AFP/File / Oli SCARFF LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 16 – Champions Manchester City have set their sights on rewriting the record books after clinching the Premier League title. Pep Guardiola’s side were crowned kings of English football on...
  • Capital Sports: Five things we learned from the Premier League
    A first Premier League crown is Guardiola’s seventh league title as a coach having won three with each of Barcelona and Bayern Munich. © AFP/File / Lindsey PARNABY LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 15 – Manchester City are English champions for a fifth time after Manchester United’s shock 1-0 home defeat...
  • Capital Sports: Mourinho slams United as they hand title to City
    Furious: Jose Mourinho walks off after his team’s defeat to West Brom handed the Premier League title to Man City © AFP / Paul ELLIS MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Apr 15 – Jose Mourinho applauded Manchester City’s Premier League title success, but lambasted Manchester United after West Bromwich...
  • Capital Sports: Pep the perfectionist delivers a Manchester masterpiece
    Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has added the English Premier League title to his glittering CV © AFP/File / OLI SCARFF MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Apr 15 – Less than 12 months ago Pep Guardiola feared he could be facing the sack at Manchester City after his first trophyless season in an...
  • Capital Sports: Man City’s title triumph: 5 defining matches
    Same again: Vincent Kompany lifts the Premier League trophy in 2014 LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 15 – Manchester City were crowned Premier League champions on Sunday when closest challengers Manchester United stumbled to a shock 1-0 defeat to West Brom. Having swept to the title in dazzling style,...
  • Capital Sports: Kenyans dominate Herbana Half Marathon
      Daniel Kipchumba wins the Lake Maggiore Half Marathon in Verbania HERBANA, Italy, Apr 16- Kenyan trio Daniel Kipchumba, Mangata Ndiwa and Josphat Boit finished inside 59:20 on their half marathon debuts at the 11th edition of the Nexia Audirevi Lake Maggiore Half Marathon in Italy on Sunday. Held...
  • Capital Sports: Arsenal away form is ‘baffling’, says Wenger
    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger oversees a training session before his club’s Europa League match against CSKA Moscow NEWCASTLE, United Kingdom, Apr 16- Arsene Wenger admits he finds Arsenal’s away form “baffling” after they suffered yet another defeat on the road at Newcastle United. The Gunners...
  • Capital Sports: Pacers snap James’ playoff streak, Harden powers Rockets
    Victor Oladipo of the Indiana Pacers (L) celebrates with Lance Stephenson © GETTY/AFP / Gregory Shamus NEW YORK, United States, Apr 15 – Forget LeBron James making his eighth consecutive trip to the NBA finals — the Cleveland Cavaliers star might have trouble just getting out of the opening round...
  • Capital Sports: Life after Bolt: new-look Jamaica fail Commonwealth test
    Jamaica’s pre-race favourite Yohan Blake (R) finished third in the 100 metres. © AFP / Adrian DENNIS GOLD COAST, Australia, Apr 16 – As sprint legend Usain Bolt partied into the early hours and hung out with movie stars at the Commonwealth Games, it wasn’t so much fun for the Jamaica track team he...
  • Capital Sports: Isco leads Real to Malaga win as Zidane rests Ronaldo and Bale
    Prize guys: Real Madrid scorers Isco and Casemiro in Sunday’s game © AFP / JORGE GUERRERO MADRID, Spain, Apr 15 – Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale were both rested and Real Madrid hardly broke sweat as they beat Malaga 2-1 on Sunday to climb to third in La Liga. Isco scored one and set up another...
  • Capital Sports: PSG must keep building says Emery after French title romp
    Angel Di Maria wheels away after firing past a despairing Danijel Subasic © AFP / Thomas Samson PARIS, France, Apr 15 – Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery said the club must continue to strengthen as the French champions try to transform their dominance at home into success in the Champions...
  • Capital Sports: Pacquiao: ‘No decision’ on trainer after reports Roach ditched
    Manny Pacquiao (right) works out with his long-standing trainer Freddie Roach last year © AFP / Tertius PICKARD MANILA, Philippines, Apr 16 – Manny Pacquiao said Monday he had not yet chosen a trainer for his July world title fight with Lucas Matthysse, dismissing reports he has cut ties with long-...
  • Capital Sports: West Brom beat United, hand City EPL title
    West Bromwich Albion striker Jay Rodriguez celebrates after giving his side a shock lead over Manchester United on Sunday MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Apr 15-Manchester City were crowned Premier League champions on Sunday as Manchester United crashed to a shock 1-0 defeat against West Bromwich...
  • Capital Sports: Nadal ready for ATP Tour return in Monte Carlo title defence
    Rafael Nadal made his return from injury in last week’s Davis Cup tie with Germany © AFP/File / JOSE JORDAN MONTE CARLO, Monaco, Apr 15 – Rafael Nadal said on Sunday that he is fit and ready to defend his Monte Carlo Masters title and the number-one ranking this week, as he returns to the ATP Tour...
  • Capital Sports: Ritchie stars as Newcastle hit back to down Arsenal
    Newcastle United midfielder Matt Ritchie (R) ended Arsenal’s unbeaten run of seven games in all competitions with the hosts’ winner at St James’ Park © AFP/File / Lindsey PARNABY NEWCASTLE, United Kingdom, Apr 15 – Arsenal crashed to a fifth consecutive away defeat in the Premier League as Matt...
  • Capital Sports: Ten-man Sony Sugar hold Sofapaka
    Sony Sugar’s Yema Mwana attempts an overhead kick under pressure from Sofapaka’s Bernard Mang’oli and Humphrey Okoti during a Kenyan Premier League match at the Ruaraka Complex on April 15, 2018. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 15- A tale of two penalties saw 10-man Sony Sugar fight from...
  • Capital Sports: Vihiga United hold Tusker at Ruaraka
    Vihiga United’s Patrick Okulo attempts to move past Tusker FC’s Eric Ambunya during a Kenyan Premier League clash at the Ruaraka Complex on April 15, 2018. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 15- Tusker FC’s Kenyan Premier League struggles this season continued as they were held to a barren...
  • Capital Sports: Kirui, Kiplagat seek repeat wins in Boston
    Geoffrey Kirui racing at the Boston Marathon in 2017 BOSTON, United States of America, Apr 15- Kenya’s Geoffrey Kirui and Florence Kiplagat will seek to defend their titles when the Boston marathon goes down on Monday morning, celebrating its 122nd anniversary. The four men who have won the past...
  • Capital Sports: Hamilton rues Chinese GP ‘disaster’
    Things are..looking down: Lewis Hamilton prepares for qualifying in Bahrain SHANGHAI, China, Apr 15- Lewis Hamilton has billed his Chinese GP weekend as a “disaster”, saying he needs to rectify it before he loses more points. Despite going for his fifth Chinese GP pole position, the British racer...

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