Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympics
    International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach (L) and Chair of IOC Inquiry Commission into alleged Russian doping at Sochi 2014 Samuel Schmid address the media in Lausanne © AFP / Fabrice COFFRINI LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Dec 5 – Russia were banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics on Tuesday...
  • Capital Sports: Simiyu eyes consistency in Cape Town
    Captains from Group A pose for a Group Photo ahead of the 2017 Cape Town Sevens. PHOTO/World Rugby NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 6- Kenya Sevens head coach Innocent Simiyu hopes the side can build on from their start of the 2017/18 HSBC Sevens World Series season last week in Dubai when they line up for the...
  • Capital Sports: Russia faces Winter Games ban at IOC summit
    Russian President Vladimir Putin (C) poses for a photo with Russian winter Olympic athletes at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics; the team could be banned from the 2018 Games in Pyeongchang for doping violations © SPUTNIK/AFP/File / MIKHAIL KLIMENTYEV LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Dec 5 – The International...
  • Capital Sports: Libya hold Harambee Stars to frustrating draw
    Harambee Stars skipper Musa Mohammed vies for the ball with Libya’s Tubal Moahmed. PHOTO/Raymond makhaya MACHAKOS, Kenya, Dec 5- A visibly jaded Harambee Stars dropped points in their second CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup match after being held to a goalless draw by invitational side Libya at the...
  • Capital Sports: SOYA receives Sh2.5mn boost for 2017 edition
    The 2017 SOYA edition will be held on 17th January, 2018 in Nairobi. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYA NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 5 –Ahead of the 2017 Safaricom Sports Personality of the Year (SOYA), organisers have received a huge boost of Sh2.5mn from sponsors to go towards preparations for the black tie gala...
  • Capital Sports: Zanzibar diminish Rwanda semis hopes
    Rwanda’s Abeddy Birahimire attempts to go past Zanzibar’s Ibrahim Mohammed Said. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu MACHAKOS, Kenya, Dec 5- Antoine Hey paid the ultimate price for changing his entire squad as Rwanda lost their second consecutive CECAFA Senior Challenge match going down 3-1 to Zanzibar at the...
  • Capital Sports: Curry injury fear as Warriors comeback stuns Pelicans
    The Golden State Warriors mounted a second-half comeback to defeat the New Orleans Pelicans 125-115, but at the cost of an injury to Stephen Curry © GETTY I/AFP/File / Harry How LOS ANGELES, United States, Dec 5 – Stephen Curry scored 31 points but hobbled off with an injury as the Golden State...
  • Capital Sports: Irving, Celtics overpower Antetokounmpo
    Kyrie Irving made 13-of-24 from the floor, including 19 points in the second half, as the Boston Celtics overcame the Milwaukee Bucks 111-100 © GETTY/AFP / Maddie Meyer NEW YORK, United States, Dec 5 – Kyrie Irving led the way with 32 points as the Boston Celtics overcame a virtuoso performance...
  • Capital Sports: Baraza named KPL’s best coach in October
    Tusker’s Francis Baraza poses with his October 2017 Kenyan Premier League coach of the month award. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 5- Tusker FC stand-in coach Francis Baraza has been named as the Kenyan Premier League Fidelity Insurance coach of the month for October, having led the side...
  • Capital Sports: England chase record 354 runs to win second Ashes Test
    England paceman James Anderson (R) sends down a bouncer to Australia’s Pat Cummins on the way to capturing five wickets on the fourth day of the second Ashes Test © AFP / WILLIAM WEST ADELAIDE, Australia, Dec 5 – England faced a record run chase at Adelaide Oval of 354 runs to keep their Ashes...
  • Capital Sports: India dismiss Sri Lanka for 373 on another hazy morning
    Indian team captain Virat Kohli (2L) celebrates with teammate Ishant Sharma the dismissal of Sri Lanka’s last man out, captain Dinesh Chandimal, during the fourth day of third Test © AFP / SAJJAD HUSSAIN NEW DELHI, India, Dec 5 – India on Tuesday dismissed Sri Lanka for 373 on another hazy day in...
  • Capital Sports: AFC Leopards set to re-sign striker Aswani
    Nakumatt FC striker Kepha Aswani celebrates after scoring hjis second goal during the team’s 2-0 win over Posta Rangers at the Ruaraka Complex on September 9, 2017. PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 5- GOtv Shield champions AFC Leopards are in talks with striker Kepha Aswani with a view of...
  • Capital Sports: Fiston leaves Burundi camp for Angola
    Burundi forward Abdul Razak Fiston makes a shot at goal under pressure from Uganda captain Bernard Muwanga during their CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup tie at the Bukhungu Stadium in Kakamega on December 4, 2017. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu KAKAMEGA, Kenya, Dec 5- Burundi will be without red hot former...
  • Capital Sports: Doctors say no to sport in Delhi as cricketers choke in smog
    Unprecedented scenes of Sri Lankan cricketers wearing face masks have reignited debate about hosting major sports in heavily polluted New Delhi, where doctors are increasingly vocal about the health risks posed by smog © AFP / SAJJAD HUSSAIN New Delhi, India, Dec 5 – Unprecedented scenes of Sri...
  • Capital Sports: Four-game NFL ban for Ravens’ Smith over doping violation
    Cornerback Jimmy Smith of the Baltimore Ravens suffered a season-ending torn Achilles © GETTY/AFP/File / Todd Olszewski NEW YORK, United States, Dec 5 – Baltimore Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith has been given a four-game suspension for an anti-doping violation, the National Football League announced...
  • Capital Sports: Golf World Cup returning to Melbourne in 2018
    Denmark will be defending their World Cup of Golf title after Soren Kjeldsen (L) and Thorbjorn Olesen proved the perfect blend of flamboyant youth and wily experience for a shock triumph in 2016 © AFP/File / WILLIAM WEST SYDNEY, Australia, Dec 5 – The World Cup of Golf will be held in Melbourne for...
  • Capital Sports: Wickets tumble as Australia build 268-run lead over England
    Australian paceman Mitchell Starc (R) takes a catch to dismiss England batsman Jonny Bairstow (L) on the third day of the second Ashes Test © AFP / WILLIAM WEST ADELAIDE, Australia, Dec 4 – Australia wrestled with a seaming pink ball under the lights to build a 268-run lead with six wickets in hand...
  • Capital Sports: Bolt statue unveiled in Kingston, Jamaica
    Usain Bolt statue outside the National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica. PHOTO/IAAF KINGSTON, Jamaica, Dec 4- An eight-foot bronze statue of Usain Bolt was unveiled at Jamaica’s National Stadium in Kingston on Sunday. The statue, sculpted by Basil Watson, shows Bolt in his trademark ‘to the world’...
  • Capital Sports: Defending champions Uganda held by Burundi
    Uganda Cranes’ Milton Karisa and Burundi’s Tresor Ndikumana vie for the ball during their CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup match at the Bukhungu Stadium on December 4, 2017. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu KAKAMEGA, Kenya, Dec 4- CECAFA Senior Challenge defending champions Uganda Cranes started their title...
  • Capital Sports: Bubbly Kakamega opens arms for more Stars matches
    The newly refurbished Bukhungu Stadium in Kakamega hosted the opening ceremony for the 2017 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu KAKAMEGA, Kenya, Dec 4- The bubbly, small Western Kenya town of Kakamega opened its gates for its biggest football match in the recent past on Sunday...

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