Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Ranieri seeks matadors as faltering Leicester head to Sevilla
    A year on from winning the Premier League title against all the odds, Claudio Ranieri’s Leicester City just a point above the relegation zone © AFP / Cristina QUICLER SEVILLE, Spain, Feb 21 – Under fire Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri has called on his players to show the courage of “...
  • Capital Sports: Sydney fans banned over oral sex banner
    Partial image of the offensive banner posted on the Facebook website of the Red and Black Bloc supporters group. SYDNEY, Australia, Feb 22 – Western Sydney Wanderers on Wednesday banned 14 supporters for 18 months for displaying a lewd banner during last weekend’s A-League derby with Sydney FC....
  • Capital Sports: Mourinho gives no guarantees on Rooney future
    Manchester United’s striker Wayne Rooney (L) anmd Manchester United’s Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic react during the English Premier League football match against Hull City February 1, 2017 © AFP/File / Oli SCARFF SAINT-ÉTIENNE, France, Feb 21 – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was coy...
  • Capital Sports: Guardiola vows more of same after Monaco goalfest
    Manchester City’s defender John Stones (C) celebrates scoring his team’s fourth goal during the Champions League football match against Monaco February 21, 2017 MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Feb 22 – Pep Guardiola pledged that Manchester City will continue to fight fire with fire when they take a 5-3...
  • Capital Sports: Shaw resigns following FA investigation
    Sutton United’s reserve goalkeeper Wayne Shaw (C) applauds supporters after the club’s FA Cup fifth round defeat to Arsenal at the Borough Sports Ground, Gander Green Lane in south London on February 20, 2017 LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 21 – Sutton United have accepted the resignation of reserve...
  • Capital Sports: Ribery returns to full training with Bayern
    Bayern Munich’s Franck Ribery has scored nine league goals in the last two-and-a-half seasons © AFP/File / CHRISTOF STACHE MUNICH, Germany, Feb 21 – Former France international forward Franck Ribery resumed full training with Bayern Munich on Tuesday following injury, his club said. The 33-year-old...
  • Capital Sports: Russian athletes await IAAF neutrals ruling
    Maria Kuchina is among three dozen Russian athletes seeking to compete as neutrals © AFP/File / Greg Baker MOSCOW, Russian Federation, Feb 21 – Some three dozen Russian athletes are awaiting an IAAF decision on whether they can compete as neutrals, Moscow said Tuesday, as time ticks down to the...
  • Capital Sports: Ancelotti escapes middle finger punishment
    Carlo Ancelotti said he made the explicit gesture after being spat at by Hertha Berlin fans. BERLIN, Germany, Feb 21 – Bayern Munich coach Carlo Ancelotti will not be punished for showing Hertha Berlin fans his middle finger but must make a donation to charity, the German Federation (DFB) said on...
  • Capital Sports: Bayer count on Chicharito to blunt Atletico threat
    Five goals in three games have ended a 16 match scoring drought for Chicarito © AFP / PATRIK STOLLARZ Leverkusen, Germany, Feb 21 – Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez has hit goalscoring form again for Bayer Leverkusen in a warning to Atletico Madrid ahead of their Champions League clash on Tuesday....
  • Capital Sports: Probe blames security for fatal Angola football stampede
    Panic spread through the crowd at a football match in the town of Uige, Angola, resulting in a stampede that caused the death of at least 17 people, police said LUANDA, Angola, Feb 21 – An official investigation into a stampede that killed at least 17 fans at a football match in Angola has blamed...
  • Capital Sports: Sutton pie incident investigated
    Sutton goalkeeper Wayne Shaw eating a pie during their FA Cup match against Arsenal.PHOTO/Daily Star LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 21 – Sutton United’s reserve goalkeeper Wayne Shaw is not only in hot water with his club but also it emerged on Tuesday with the Football Association for eating a pie in...
  • Capital Sports: Rooney back in training ahead of Europa
    Wayne Rooney is back in training and could still feature in United’s two big games this week. PHOTO/SKY. MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Feb 21 – Wayne Rooney has returned to Manchester United training ahead of their Europa League tie with St Etienne on Wednesday. Rooney has not played for United since...
  • Capital Sports: Capital FM in tough group for Road to Anfield
    Capital FM team posing for a Photo in Anfield, Liverpool. NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 21 – World defending champions Capital FM have been drawn in a tough Pool D as they prepare to retain the Standard Chartered Road to Anfield title on Saturday at Nairobi’s St Mary’s School. Capital FM will battle it out...
  • Capital Sports: Bayer count on Chicharito to blunt Atletico threat
    Hernandez claims hat-trick in golden goal-run. PHOTO/AFP LEVERKUSEN, Germany, Feb 21 – Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez has hit goalscoring form again for Bayer Leverkusen in a warning to Atletico Madrid ahead of their Champions League clash on Tuesday. Five goals in three games ended a 16 match...
  • Capital Sports: Mourinho eying changes for Europa League St Etienne 2nd leg
    Manchester United’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic (C) heads the ball to score but is ruled offside during their UEFA Europa League round of 32 first-leg match against Saint-Etienne, at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, on February 16, 2017 © AFP/File / Oli Scarff SAINT-ETIENNE, France, Feb 21 – Jose...
  • Capital Sports: Wozniacki gets back to work with Dubai win
    Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki goes back to work at the Dubai Tennis Championships after the Doha final © AFP/File / KARIM JAAFAR DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb 20 – Two days afer playing the Doha final, Caroline Wozniacki plunged straight back to work on Monday at the Dubai Tennis Championships...
  • Capital Sports: Toure full of praise for City’s young Guns
    Toure was a surprise starter in Pep Guardiola’s line-up but scored twice as City beat Palace 2-1 away from home to stay in touch with the league leaders. MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Feb 21 – Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure believes the club’s two young wingers, Raheem Sterling and Leroy Sane...
  • Capital Sports: Ton-up Walcott ends Sutton’s FA Cup dream
    Arsenal’s English midfielder Theo Walcott (R) watches his shot as he scores their second goal, his 100th goal for Arsenal, during the English FA Cup fifth round football match between Sutton United and Arsenal on February 20, 2017 © AFP / Glyn KIRK London, United Kingdom, Feb 21 – Theo Walcott...
  • Capital Sports: Partizan condemn racist abuse of Brazilian star
    Partizan Belgrade’s goalkeeper Filip Kljajic (right) hugs Everton Luiz as he leaves the field in tears on February 19, 2017 © AFP BELGRADE, Serbia, Feb 20 – Partizan Belgrade on Monday “strongly condemned” racist abuse directed at its Brazilian star Everton Luiz, declaring the midfielder had “won...
  • Capital Sports: Harambee Stars winger Timbe joins Chinese club
    Harambee Stars winger Ayub Timbe i action against Zambia’s Chipolopolo in an African Cup of Nations Qualifier in 2016. PHOTO/Courtesy NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 20 –Harambee Stars winger Ayub Timbe has become the second Kenyan footballer after striker Michael Olunga to move to China after joining Second...

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