Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Rashford fires United into Europa semi-finals
    Manchester United’s striker Marcus Rashford celebrates scoring their second goal during the UEFA Europa League quarter-final second leg football match against Anderlecht April 20, 2017 © AFP / Oli SCARFF MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Apr 21 – Marcus Rashford scored an extra-time winner as Manchester...
  • Capital Sports: Spain Supreme Court reviews Messi tax-fraud sentence
    Barcelona’s forward Lionel Messi reacts during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final second leg football match against Juventus on April 19, 2017 © AFP/File / MARCO BERTORELLO MADRID, Spain, Apr 20 – Spain’s Supreme Court on Thursday started reviewing a 21-month jail sentence handed to Lionel...
  • Capital Sports: France to introduce video refereeing in football play-offs
    The video assistant referee system is placed beside the pitch prior to the Club World Cup semi-final football match between Mexico’s Club America and Spain’s Real Madrid at Yokohama International stadium in Yokohama on December 15, 2016 © AFP/File / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA PARIS, France, Apr 20 – Video...
  • Capital Sports: ‘Unbeatable’ Juventus hailed as Euro dream takes shape
    Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon claims the ball ahead of Barcelona forward Luis Suarez during the Champions League quarter-final second leg at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on April 19, 2017 © AFP / Marco BERTORELLO MILAN, Italy, Apr 20 – “Unbeatable” Juventus can finally hand goalkeeper...
  • Capital Sports: Neymar, Brady, James among Time Magazine’s ‘Most Influential’
    Barcelona’s Brazilian forward Neymar looks on during the UEFA Champions League quarter final first leg football match against Juventus April 11, 2017 © AFP/File / Marco BERTORELLO LOS ANGELES, United States, Apr 20 – Barcelona’s Brazilian superstar Neymar, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady...
  • Capital Sports: Bolt in shock as friend 2008 Olympic high jump silver medallist dies in moto crash
    Britian’s Germaine Mason celebrates after the men’s high jump final at the “Bird’s Nest” National Stadium during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games © AFP/File / ADRIAN DENNIS Kingston, Jamaica, Apr 20 – Sprint superstar Usain Bolt was caught up in a fatal motorcycle crash in Jamaica which claimed the...
  • Capital Sports: World number one Murray crashes out of Monte Carlo
    Britain’s Andy Murray hits a return to Spain’s Albert Ramos-Vinolas during their Monte-Carlo ATP Masters Series tennis tournament on April 20, 2017 in Monaco © AFP / Yann COATSALIOU MONTE CARLO, Monaco, Apr 20 – Andy Murray surrendered a 4-0 lead in the decisive third set on his way to defeat at...
  • Capital Sports: Chipu beat Zimbabwe to reach Africa U20 final
    Kenya Rugby U20 NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 20 – Kenya Under-20 rugby team beat Zimbabwe 34-24 to storm the final of the Africa Championship in a match played in Madagascar on Thursday afternoon. Chipu will take on the winner of the Namibia vs Madagascar clash in the final to be played on Sunday. Kenya’s...
  • Capital Sports: KPL pleads with govt to review tax on betting firms
    KPL CEO Jack Oguda. NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 20 -The Kenyan Premier League has petition the Government to re-evaluate its recent budgetary proposal to introduce a uniform 50 per cent tax across board on betting, lottery, gaming and competition firms. According a letter signed by KPL CEO Jack Oguda, The...
  • Capital Sports: ‘Hero’ revealed as mascot for London Worlds
    Hero the Hedgehog, mascot for the IAAF World Championships London 2017 (LOC) © Copyright LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 20 – Hero the Hedgehog has today been revealed as the official mascot for the IAAF World Championships London 2017 following a nationwide search in partnership with iconic BBC...
  • Capital Sports: Vihiga United is AFC ‘junior’, says Akaranga
    Vihiga United Governor Moses Akaranga during Vihiga United’s match against Kibera All Stars in the National Super League.PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 20 – Despite his passion and support to National Super League side Vihiga United, Vihiga Governor Moses Akaranga says his loyalty still...
  • Capital Sports: Alibaba backs decision to add video games to ‘Asia Olympics’
    Video game competitions have grown in popularity in recent years, attracting gamers from across the world to high-stakes contests © AFP / FRANCOIS GUILLOT BEIJING, China, Apr 20 – Online retail giant Alibaba Thursday batted down criticism over a decision to add e-sports to the lineup of the 2022...
  • Capital Sports: French Open decision on Sharapova on May 15
    Russia’s Maria Sharapova, a five-times Grand Slam champion, had an initial two-year suspension by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) reduced to 15 months after she tested positive at the 2016 Australian Open for meldonium © AFP/File / SAEED KHAN, SAEED KHAN PARIS, France, Apr 20 – Maria...
  • Capital Sports: ‘Blood, sweat and tears’ not enough for beaten Barca
    Barcelona’s Argentinian forward Lionel Messi controls the ball during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final match against Juventus at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on April 19, 2017 © AFP / LLUIS GENE BARCELONA, Spain, Apr 20 – Lionel Messi ended with a bloodied face, Neymar in tears, but no...
  • Capital Sports: Chelsea, Spurs stars in PFA Team of the Year
    Chelsea’s French midfielder N’Golo Kante controls the ball during the English Premier League match against between Leicester City at King Power Stadium in Leicester on January 14, 2017 © AFP/File / Adrian DENNIS LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 20 – Table-topping Chelsea and their title rivals Tottenham...
  • Capital Sports: Serena expecting first baby
    Serena Williams is expecting a baby and won’t play again this year, her publicist said, but “she looks forward to returning in 2018” © AFP/File / WILLIAM WEST LOS ANGELES, United States, Apr 19 – Serena Williams is expecting a baby and will not play again this year but aims to return to the women’s...
  • Capital Sports: Monaco dream on after reaching semis
    Monaco’s Valere Germain celebrates after scoring his team’s third goal during the UEFA Champions League match against Borussia Dortmund on April 19, 2017 © AFP / Valery HACHE MONACO, Monaco, Apr 20 – A brilliant Monaco side that has taken Europe by storm will not relent in their bid for glory after...
  • Capital Sports: EPL clubs post pre-tax losses despite record revenues
    Increased wage costs, up by 12 percent to £2.3 billion, were the main factor in the combined losses of England’s 20 elite clubs © AFP/File / Glyn KIRK LODON, United Kingdom, Apr 20 – Premier League clubs’ revenues hit a new record of £3.6 billion in the 2015-16 season, but top-flight teams still...
  • Capital Sports: Tuchel stunned as Dortmund bus delayed in Monaco
    The Dortmund bus arrives under police escort at the Louis II stadium prior to their UEFA Champions League football match against Monaco, on April 19, 2017 © AFP / boris HORVAT MONACO, Monaco, Apr 19 – Borussia Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel said it “was very unfortunate” that his team’s bus was...
  • Capital Sports: Hamilton stunned as teen driver has legs amputated
    “Let’s help our fellow and his family thru this tough times!” tweeted Mercedes’ British driver Lewis Hamilton, speaking of the horrific F1 crash that left teenager Billy Monger amputated of both legs © AFP/File / ANDREJ ISAKOVIC LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 19 – Three-time world champion Lewis...

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