Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Kawauchi stuns Kirui to Boston Marathon title
    Yuki Kawauchi became the first ever Japanese winner of the race since Toshihiko Seko in 1981. NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 16- Yuki Kawauchi stunned defending champion Geoffrey Kirui with an emphatic run in the final five kilometers to win the Boston Marathon title, becoming the first Japanese winner of the...
  • Capital Sports: Zanzibar suspended from all CECAFA activities
    Zanzibar players line up before a match at the 2017 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 16- The Council of East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA) has suspended Zanzibar from all activities in the region until...
  • Capital Sports: Baraza upbeat he can guide Sofapaka to title
    Sofapaka FC head coach John Baraza issues out instruction to his players during their Kenyan Premier League match against Sony Sugar on April 15, 2018. PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 16- His immediate former boss Sam Ssimbwa might have ruled out Sofapaka’s chances of fighting for the...
  • Capital Sports: Barca closing in on La Liga title ahead of Celta trip
    Lionel Messi and Barcelona are on a record 39-match unbeaten run in La Liga © AFP/File / LLUIS GENE MADRID, Spain, Apr 16 – Barcelona will have one eye on the Copa del Rey final while Europe is the main focus for Real and Atletico Madrid so what is left for La Liga? Barca are 11 points clear at the...
  • Capital Sports: Pele confident Neymar can lead Brazil at World Cup
    PSG’s Neymar, the world’s most expensive player, has not played since breaking a metatarsal bone in his right foot on February 25 in a Ligue 1 match against Marseille DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Apr 16- Brazilian legend Pele says he is confident about Brazil’s chances at the upcoming World Cup and...
  • Capital Sports: Vidal set to miss Real semi-final after knee op
    Arturo Vidal will undergo minor knee surgery and is set to miss Bayern Munich’s Champions League semi-final against Real Madrid © AFP / Bulent Kilic BERLIN, Germany, Apr 16 – Arturo Vidal is a major doubt for Bayern Munich’s Champions League semi-final against Real Madrid after coach Jupp Heynckes...
  • Capital Sports: Kenyan boxer Agina missing in Australia
    Kenyan Boxer Brian Agina was reported missing after the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia on April 16, 2018 NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 16- Boxing Association of Kenya officials are still holding on to the passport of Kenyan boxer Brian Agina who has been reported missing after the Commonwealth...
  • 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-...

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