Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Bolt focused on next chapter after retirement
    Jamaica’s Usain Bolt poses after taking third in the final of the men’s 100m in London on August 5, 2017 NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 14- It was not the fastest 400m of Usain Bolt’s career (his lifetime best will go down in history as 45.28, dating back to 2007) but it was a landmark circuit for the...
  • Capital Sports: Pochettino eyes end to transfer drought
    Tottenham coach Mauricio Pochettino hopes to sign players before the transfer window closes NEWCASTLE, United Kingdom, Aug 14-Mauricio Pochettino insists Tottenham Hotspur’s 2-0 victory at Newcastle United in their Premier League opener has not altered his desire to finally strengthen his squad...
  • Capital Sports: Klopp, Liverpool back in Germany in UCL play-offs
    Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool will face Hoffenheim in a tough Champions League play-off PARIS, France, Aug 14- Jurgen Klopp takes his Liverpool side to his native Germany this week to face Hoffenheim as they target a return to the group stage of the Champions League. It is three years since the Anfield...
  • Capital Sports: ‘More alive than ever’, says Neymar after scoring debut
    Neymar marked his Paris Saint-Germain debut with a goal and an assist as his new team beat Guingamp 3-0 on Sunday night PARIS, France, Aug 14-Neymar wasted no time in making an impact on the field for Paris Saint-Germain, scoring on his debut in a 3-0 win at Guingamp and declaring he felt “more...
  • Capital Sports: ‘I’m no criminal!’ Costa blasts Chelsea
    Chelsea’s Diego Costa looked to be on the brink of leaving Chelsea for the Chinese Super League in January, but stayed put and contributed 20 goals to their Premier League title success LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 14-Out-of-favour Chelsea striker Diego Costa has launched an angry broadside against...
  • Capital Sports: Ronaldo sent-off, but Real roll over Barcelona
    And then just two minutes later referee Ricardo de Burgos brandished a second yellow for simulation in the penalty area. BARCELONA, Spain, Aug 13 – Real Madrid made light of a red card for Cristiano Ronaldo to deal a further blow to Barcelona by winning 3-1 in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup...
  • Capital Sports: Kenya misses 800m medal as Semenya rule
    Francine Niyonsaba of Burundi, silver, Caster Semenya of South Africa, gold, and Ajee Wilson of the United States, bronze, pose with their medals for the Womens 800 metres during day ten of the 16th IAAF World Athletics Championships London 2017 at The London Stadium on August 13, 2017 in London,...
  • Capital Sports: Neymar scores on debut as PSG beat Guingamp 3-0
    Neymar marked his Paris Saint-Germain debut with a goal and an assist as his new team beat Guingamp 3-0 on Sunday night GUINGAMP, France, Aug 13 – Neymar capped his debut for Paris Saint-Germain with a goal as his new side won 3-0 away to Guingamp in Ligue 1 on Sunday. The Brazilian was handed a...
  • Capital Sports: Lazio stun Juventus to win Italian Super Cup
    Lazio stunned Juventus to win Super Cup. ROME, Italy, Aug 13 – Lazio defeated Juventus for the first time in four years with a 3-2 triumph in the Italian Super Cup on Sunday with victory secured by an injury-time goal from substitute Alessandro Murgia. Ciro Immobile gave Lazio a 2-0 lead with a...
  • Capital Sports: Brilliant Obiri stops Ayana to win 5000m gold
    Kenya’s Hellen Onsando Obiri celebrates after winning the gold medal as she crosses the finish line of the women’s 5000-meter final during the World Athletics Championships in London Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) The Associated Press NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 13 – Hellen Obiri produced a...
  • Capital Sports: Manangoi storms to gold as Kenya finishes second overall in London
    Manangoi NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 13 – Elijah Manangoi stunned three-time champion Asbel Kiprop to claim gold in the men’s 1500m as Kenya finished second overall with five gold medals at the 2017 London IAAF World Championships on Sunday. -More to follow- The post Manangoi storms to gold as Kenya...
  • Capital Sports: Lukaku brace fires Man U to winning start
    Lukaku raises his arms aloft in front of the Old Trafford stands as Paul Pogba runs to celebrate with his new team-mate. MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Aug 13 – Romelu Lukaku introduced himself to Old Trafford in triumphant fashion with two goals as Manchester United crushed West Ham United 4-0 in an...
  • Capital Sports: Kluivert, Davids appear at Mugabe rally
    Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe (L) with his wife Grace raise their fists before meeting delegates during a Zimbabwe ruling party ZANU-PF youth rally at Rudhaka Stadium in Marondera on June 2, 2017 © AFP/File / Jekesai NJIKIZANA HARARE, Zimbabwe, Aug 13 – Former Barcelona stars Patrick Kluivert...
  • Capital Sports: Shelvey sees red as Alli fires Spurs past Newcastle
    Tottenham’s English midfielder Dele Alli (L) celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League match against Newcastle at St James’ Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, northeast England on August 13, 2017 © AFP / Lindsey PARNABY NEWCASTLE, United Kingdom, Aug 13 – Dele Alli fired...
  • Capital Sports: I will not lose my cool, says Alli after stamp
    Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli scores his team’s first and the opening goal during the English Premier League match against Newcastle in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north east England on August 13, 2017 © AFP / Lindsey PARNABY NEWCASTLE, United Kingdom, Aug 13 – Dele Alli warned Premier League...
  • Capital Sports: Rudiger demands quick response from troubled Chelsea
    Germany defender Antonio Rudiger controls the ball during the 2017 Confederations Cup final between Chile and Germany at the Saint Petersburg Stadium in Saint Petersburg on July 2, 2017 © AFP/File / Patrik STOLLARZ LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 13 – Antonio Rudiger has called on his Chelsea team-...
  • Capital Sports: Simbas set for Hong Kong Cup of Nations
    The Kenya Simbas in a past match. Photo/KRU NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 13 – The national 15s team have received an official invite to participate at the Hong Kong Cup of Nations set for November 10-18 in the Asian nation. Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) confirmed they have received an official invite from the...
  • Capital Sports: Spieth says PGA will be toughest major win of all
    Jordan Spieth of the United States plays his shot from the fifth tee during the third round of the 2017 PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Club on August 12, 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina © Getty/AFP / ROSS KINNAIRD CHARLOTTE, United States, Aug 13 – Jordan Spieth’s hopes to become the youngest...
  • Capital Sports: Pain no gain as Bolt and Farah’s farewell party falls flat
    Jamaica’s Usain Bolt goes down after pulling up injured in the final of the men’s 4x100m relay athletics event at the 2017 IAAF World Championships at the London Stadium in London on August 12, 2017 © AFP / Jewel SAMAD LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 13 – Athletics legends Usain Bolt and Mo Farah...
  • Capital Sports: Gatlin hails Bolt the ‘showman’ despite flop
    US athlete Justin Gatlin smiles before his heat of the men’s 4x100m relay athletics event at the 2017 IAAF World Championships at the London Stadium in London on August 12, 2017 © AFP / Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 13 – A sentimental Justin Gatlin hailed Usain Bolt as an “amazing...

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