Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Tyson Fury promises ‘three big fights’ in 2018
    British heavyweight boxer Tyson Fury reacts during a press conference to publicise his forthcoming world heavyweight title fight against Ukranian heavyweight Wladimir Klitschko, at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England on April 27, 2016 © AFP/File / OLI SCARFF LONDON, United Kingdom, Oct 13...
  • Capital Sports: Jordan says NBA superteams will create 28 ‘garbage’ teams
    Michael Jordan speaks to the crowd at halftime during their game against the Duke Blue Devils at the Dean Smith Center on March 4, 2017 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina © Getty/AFP/File / STREETER LECKA NEW YORK, United States, Oct 13 – Retired NBA legend Michael Jordan has warned that the “superteam...
  • Capital Sports: Utd face test of title credentials at Liverpool
    An emphatic 4-0 victory over West Ham in their opening game suggests Manchester United have shaken off a tendency to draw matches they should be winning LONDON, United Kingdom, Oct 13 – Jose Mourinho takes high-flying Manchester United to Liverpool for a searching test of their title credentials...
  • Capital Sports: Liverpool to don special ‘Seeing is Believing’ shirt against Man U
    To date, the partnership has raised almost Sh41.2m (£300,000) through fan contributions, auction proceeds and Bank matching. NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 13 – Standard Chartered and Liverpool FC have teamed up to help eliminate avoidable blindness through the Bank’s flagship community programme, Seeing is...
  • Capital Sports: Ethiopian athletes to spice up Baringo Half Marathon
    L-R Lotto Foundation Chairman Brian Walucho, Baringo County Governor Stanley Kiptis and Athletics Kenya president Gen (Rtd) Jackson Tuwei during the launch of the Baringo Half Marathon. Photo/TIMOTHY OLOBULU NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 13- Organizers of the Baringo Half Marathon have confirmed that two...
  • Capital Sports: Federer eases into Shanghai quarter-finals
    Roger Federer hits a return during the men’s singles match against Alexandr Dolgopolov at the Shanghai Masters on October 12, 2017 © AFP / Chandan Khanna SHANGHAI, China, Oct 12 – Roger Federer avoided a potential banana skin in outclassing the Ukrainian qualifier Alexandr Dolgopolov to reach the...
  • Capital Sports: Bayern have ‘no more excuses’, says Mueller
    Thomas Mueller struggled to crack the Bayern starting line-up under Carlo Ancelotti © DPA/AFP/File / Uwe Anspach INGOLSTADT, Germany, Oct 12 – Bayern Munich have “no more excuses”, interim captain Thomas Mueller told AFP after veteran German coach Jupp Heynckes took over as manager of the...
  • Capital Sports: Silva trains with Leicester as club mulls transfer appeal
    Leicester had asked FIFA to ratify the transfer after the paperwork for Adrien Silva’s £22 million deadline-day move from Sporting Lisbon was submitted just 14 seconds late © AFP / Yuri Kadobnov LONDON, United Kingdom, Oct 12 – Adrien Silva is now training with Leicester City while the Premier...
  • Capital Sports: Strachan steps down as Scotland football manager
    The Scottish FA said Strachan (pictured) and his assistant Mark McGhee would leave “with immediate effect” to give his successor maximum time to prepare for the Euro 2020 qualifying campaign © AFP/File / Jure Makovec London, United Kingdom, Oct 12 – Gordon Strachan has stepped down as Scotland...
  • Capital Sports: Obiri targets World Record after splendid 2017
    World 5000m champion Hellen Obiri celebrates with her August Sports Personality of the Month award.PHOTO/TIMOTHY OLOBULU NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 12- World 5000m champion Hellen Obiri has hinted she will make an attempt of breaking Tirunesh Dibaba’s nine-year 14:11.15 record for the 12-and-a-half lap...
  • Capital Sports: This is my worst season as a coach- Nsimbe
    Tusker FC head coach George ‘Best’ Nsimbe. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYA NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 12- The pressure cooker is expected to start hissing on the ears of Tusker FC head coach George ‘Best’ Nsimbe as the postmortem for the 2017 season begins at the Ruaraka based club, following a season where the 11-...
  • Capital Sports: Kipsang added to New York Marathon field
    Wilson Kipsang (C) comes in ahead of five other Kenyan runners to win the 2017 Tokyo Marathon NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 12- Former World Record holder Wilson Kipsang is determined to delete the bad memories from last month’s Berlin Marathon after being confirmed for the 2017 New York Marathon to be held...
  • Capital Sports: Sharapova storms into Tianjin quarter-finals
    Maria Sharapova in action against Magda Linette during their second round match at the Tianjin Open on October 12, 2017 © AFP TIANJIN, China, Oct 12 – Maria Sharapova surged into the Tianjin Open quarter-finals on Thursday as she pursues her first tournament victory since her return from a doping...
  • Capital Sports: Swiss open probe against PSG’s Al-Khelaifi, ex-FIFA exec Valcke
    Paris Saint Germain’s Qatari president Nasser Al-Khelaifi speaks during a press conference to present Brazilian superstar Neymar at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris on August 4, 2017 © AFP/File / Lionel BONAVENTURE GENEVA, Switzerland, Oct 12 – Switzerland has opened a criminal probe targeting...
  • Capital Sports: Ozil, Sanchez could leave in January – Wenger
    Arsenal reportedly agreed a fee for Sanchez with City on transfer deadline day, only for the deal to collapse after Wenger was unable to complete a move for Monaco winger Thomas Lemar. Photo/COURTESY LONDON, United Kingdom, Oct 12 – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger conceded on Thursday he may have no...
  • Capital Sports: Dutch ponder total flopball after World Cup failure
    The Netherlands’ Arjen Robben reacts during their FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier match against Sweden, at the Amsterdam Arena, on October 10, 2017 © AFP / EMMANUEL DUNAND THE HAGUE, Netherlands, Oct 12 – Dutch football fans are in mourning after the once mighty Oranje failed to qualify for the 2018...
  • Capital Sports: Falcao-less Monaco bid to put pressure on PSG
    Monaco’s Stevan Jovetic (2nd L) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during their French Ligue 1 match against Lille, at the Pierre-Mauroy Stadium in Villeneuve d’Ascq, on September 22, 2017 © AFP/File / DENIS CHARLET PARIS, France, Oct 12 – French champions Monaco will make the tricky...
  • Capital Sports: Coe calls for track and field revolution
    International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe said he was considering anything to attract new fans to track and field © AFP/File / VALERY HACHE RABAT, Morocco, Oct 12 – World athletics chief Sebastian Coe has told AFP he wants a radical review of track and field...
  • Capital Sports: Inside Germany’s football factory
    German coach Norbert Elgert is in charge of the Under-19 team at the Schalke’s youth academy, of Germany’s most successful © AFP/File / Ryland JAMES GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany, Oct 12 – Schalke 04 are a sleeping giant in the German league, yet their youth academy is one of Germany’s most successful,...
  • Capital Sports: Kassumba shines in Sofapaka monthly awards
    Sofapaka SG Emmauel Kayoyi(L)pose for a photo with Sept, best players Umaru Kasumba and Mohamed Kalume at Eastleigh high School grounds Yesterday.Looking on is Head Coach Sam Ssimbwa(R).PHOTOPHILIP KAMAKYA NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 11 – Ugandan marksman Umar Kassumba bagged two accolades at the monthly...

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