Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Gor cage Zoo to storm back to KPL summit
    Gor Mahia fans into jubilation. NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 15- What seemed like a second string Gor Mahia squad beat Zoo Kericho 4-2 as the Kenyan Premier League defending champions moved back to the summit of the standings with their second consecutive win of the season at the Kericho Green Stadium on...
  • Capital Sports: AK upbeat despite Commonwealth athletes pull-out
    Athletics Kenya Lt. Gen (Rtd) Jack Tuwei addresses the press in a past function at Riadha House. PHOTO/ Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 15- Athletics Kenya (AK) is confident they will send a strong team to the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia despite most of the high profile names...
  • Capital Sports: Infantino says Italy’s World Cup failure is a wake-up call
    FIFA president Gianni Infantino wishes Italy had qualified for the 2018 World Cup © AFP/File / Mladen ANTONOV MILAN, Italy, Feb 15 – FIFA president Gianni Infantino revealed Thursday his dispair at Italy’s failure to reach the World Cup finals where he had hoped to hand the trophy to Azzurri...
  • Capital Sports: Kenya’s solo Olympiad debuts in PyeongChang
    Kenya’s solo representative at the WInter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sabrina Wanjiku. PHOTO/NOCK NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 15 – Kenya’s lone representative at the Winter Olympics currently on in the South Korean city of Pyeongchang Sabrina Wanjiku made her debut at the games on Thursday...
  • Capital Sports: Advantage Ronaldo but Neymar warns it’s not over yet
    Cristiano Ronaldo came out on top in the battle for supremacy with Neymar as he scored twice in Real Madrid’s 3-1 win over Paris Saint-Germain in the last-16, first-leg tie of the Champions League © AFP / GABRIEL BOUYS MADRID, Spain, Feb 15 – Paris Saint-Germain face a huge task to reach the...
  • Capital Sports: Kenya drops one place in latest FIFA ranking
    Harambee Stars players line up before their CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup match against Libya in Machakos on December 5, 2017. PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 15- Kenya’s national football team Harambee Stars has dropped one place to 106th in the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday...
  • Capital Sports: DeAndre Jordan stars as Clippers down Celtics
    DeAndre Jordan — the Los Angeles Clippers’ de facto team leader — produced an inspirational performance © GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP/File / Harry How LOS ANGELES, United States, Feb 15 – DeAndre Jordan scored a career-high 30 points as the Los Angeles Clippers sent the Boston Celtics spinning...
  • Capital Sports: Zidane expects Real to ‘suffer’ in Paris after first-leg win
    Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Real Madrid came from behind to beat PSG 3-1 in their Champions League last 16, first leg © AFP / CHRISTOPHE SIMON MADRID, Spain, Feb 15 – Zinedine Zidane warned his Real Madrid players that they can expect to suffer in the return leg of their Champions League tie...
  • Capital Sports: Delight for Ronaldo after match-winning display against PSG
    100 goals: Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 100th Champions League goal for Real © AFP / CHRISTOPHE SIMON MADRID, Spain, Feb 15 – Cristiano Ronaldo was delighted at the manner in which Real Madrid kept going to beat Paris Saint-Germain 3-1 with two late goals in Wednesday’s Champions League showdown. “...
  • Capital Sports: Klopp hails ‘perfect’ Liverpool Champions League display
    High five: Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp celebrates after Liverpool demolish Porto 5-0 in the Champions League © AFP / Francisco LEONG PORTO, Portugal, Feb 15 – Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp praised hat-trick hero Sadio Mane and his side’s “perfect” performance after they all but booked their...
  • Capital Sports: Mane hits hat-trick as Liverpool crush Porto
    Sadio Mane scored a hat-trick as the Liverpool attack tormented Porto 5-0 © AFP / Francisco LEONG PORTO, Portugal, Feb 15 – Sadio Mane scored a brilliant treble as Liverpool romped to a 5-0 thrashing of Porto at the Estadio do Dragao on Wednesday to march towards the Champions League quarter-finals...
  • Capital Sports: Ronaldo strikes brace as Real Madrid hit PSG
    Ronaldo starred as defending champions Real took control of their tie against PSG © AFP / GABRIEL BOUYS MADRID, Spain, Feb 15 – Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Real Madrid came from behind to stun Paris Saint-Germain 3-1 in the first leg of their heavyweight Champions League last-16 tie on...
  • Capital Sports: McIlroy relishes chance to play alongside Tiger
    Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland is out to end a 16-month victory drought © GETTY/AFP / Warren Little LOS ANGELES, United States, Feb 15 – Rory McIlroy is bracing for the bustle that comes with a Tiger Woods pairing, but said the chance to play with a golfer he still considers a hero is worth it. “...
  • Capital Sports: Federer two wins from oldest No 1 spot
    Federer thrashed Bemelmans to move to within two wins of replacing Nadal as world number one © ANP/AFP / Koen Suyk ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, Feb 15 – Roger Federer delivered a crushing 6-1, 6-2 defeat of Ruben Bemelmans in just 47 minutes on Wednesday as the Swiss star moved just two wins away from...
  • Capital Sports: Mahrez back in better shape at Leicester – Puel
    Mahrez returned from his self-imposed exile as a substitute at Manchester City © AFP/File / Oli SCARFF LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 14 – Leicester City boss Claude Puel believes Riyad Mahrez is in “better” shape than before his self-imposed Foxes exile. The Algerian looks set to return to Puel’s...
  • Capital Sports: Froome blasts ‘misinformation’ in doping case on return to racing
    Chris Froome is beginning his season on the Ruta del Sol © AFP/File / JAIME REINA MIJAS, Spain, Feb 14 – Chris Froome insisted that “misinformation” has led to rival riders calling for him to be suspended after an abnormal doping test, as he started his season at the Ruta del Sol on Wednesday. “...
  • Capital Sports: Has Premier League TV bubble burst?
    The price paid per Premier League game has dropped from £10.2 million to £9.3 million for the time being following the latest deal © AFP/File / OLI SCARFF LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 14 – The Premier League could be set for a pay cut after eye-watering back-to-back domestic TV deals but experts say...
  • Capital Sports: Referee ‘didn’t hear’ racist abuse of Balotelli
    Mario Balotelli complained to referee Nicolas Rainville about racist abuse at Dijon. The French league is investigating © AFP/File / PHILIPPE DESMAZES PARIS, France, Feb 14 – The referee who booked Mario Balotelli while the Nice striker was complaining of racist abuse has said he “didn’t hear...
  • Capital Sports: Dangerous winds postpone Olympic events
    With strong winds in mountain areas, only one skiing race has gone ahead so far. © AFP / Fabrice COFFRINI GANGNEUNG, Korea, Republic of, Feb 14 – Dangerous winds played havoc with the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Wednesday, forcing the postponement of two medal events and closing a major area for...
  • Capital Sports: Telkom keeper Onyango named January’s best
    Telkom Kenya goalkeeper Cynthia Onyango poses with her trophy and rewards after being named the StarTimes/Sports Journalists Association of Kenya (SJAK) January sportsperson of the month on February 14, 2018. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 14- A perfect valentine’s day not only started...

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