Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Show us progress by Aug 20, CAF tells Govt on CHAN
    CAF vice president COnstant Omari (R) with SPorts Cabinet Secretary Hassan Wario after briefing the press at the end of CAF’s five day inspection tour on June 17 ahead of CHAN 2018. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 10 – CAF has no intention to strip Kenya of its 2018 African Nations...
  • Capital Sports: Nyairera fails in third bid to beat Semenya
    Caster Semenya coasts to win the 800m race at the Oslo leg of the IAAF Diamond League. PHOTO/IAAF NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 16 – National 800m champion Margaret Nyairera failed in her third bid to beat Olympic champion Caster Semenya when the two lined up together at the Oslo leg of the IAAF Diamond...
  • Capital Sports: Ze Maria’s exit caught us by surprise, says Gor skipper Musa
    Gor Mahia coach Ze Maria with Captain Musa Mohammed. PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 10 – Gor Mahia skipper Musa Mohammed has admitted that immediate former head coach Jose Marcelo Ferreira’s sudden exit from the club has shocked the players, but insists it will not hinder their hunt for...
  • Capital Sports: Russia, New Zealand primed for Confederations Cup opener
    Russia is hosting the Confederations Cup a year before it hosts the World Cup © AFP/File / Mladen ANTONOV Moscow, Russian Federation, Jun 16 – Hosts Russia kick off the Confederations Cup against New Zealand in Saint Petersburg on Saturday, targeting victory in their opening match to set the tone...
  • Capital Sports: All Blacks crush Samoa in warning to Lions
    New Zealand’s Ardie Savea scores a try against Samoa at Eden Park in Auckland on June 16, 2017 © AFP / MICHAEL BRADLEY AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Jun 16 – The All Blacks ran in 12 tries to demolish Samoa 78-0 in Auckland on Friday, sending out a clear warning to the British and Irish Lions ahead of...
  • Capital Sports: France striker Griezmann weds in secret
    France forward Antoine Griezmann has married his long-term partner Erika Choperena © AFP/File / Jonathan NACKSTRAND MADRID, Spain, Jun 16 – France striker Antoine Griezmann tied the knot with his long-term partner Erika Choperena in a secret ceremony at a beauty spot in Toledo, Spanish media...
  • Capital Sports: McDonald’s shuts up shop on Olympic support
    US fast food giant McDonald’s has supported the Olympic Games since 1976 © AFP/File / NICOLAS ASFOURI Lausanne, Switzerland, Jun 16 – McDonald’s has ended its longtime Olympic sponsorship dating back to 1976, the International Olympic Committee announced on Friday. The US fast food giant has...
  • Capital Sports: Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid
    Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid. PHOTO/SKY. MADRID, Spain, June 16 – Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid because he does not want to play in Spain any more, Sky sources understand. The former Manchester United winger is angry about the way he has been treated by Spanish tax...
  • Capital Sports: Olago slapped with 30-week ban for assault on referee
    KCB coach Curtis Olago gestures during the 2017 Enterprise Cup final. PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 16 – KCB’s multiple title winning Head Coach Curtis Olago has been handed a 30 week ban with effect from June 6 following the completion of a judicial process that found him guilty of...
  • Capital Sports: Fan dies after June 3 football stampede in Turin
    A woman left in a coma after a crowd stampeded in Turin at a screening of the Champions League final between Juventus and Real Madrid on June 3 has died © AFP/File / MASSIMO PINCA ROME, Italy, Jun 16 – A woman left in a coma after a crowd stampeded in Turin at a screening of the Champions League...
  • Capital Sports: Spurs’ Son has ‘successful’ op on broken arm
    Son Heung-min leaves the field in obvious pain in the 33rd minute of South Korea’s 3-2 World Cup qualifying defeat to Qatar, clutching his right forearm after an aerial challenge © AFP/File / KARIM JAAFAR SEOUL, Korea, Republic of, Jun 16 – Tottenham striker Son Heung-Min underwent successful...
  • Capital Sports: Rooney in focus as China transfer window opens
    Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney is among the stars rumoured to be considering big-money moves to the Chinese Super League © AFP/File / Soren Andersson SHANGHAI, China, Jun 16 – Some of football’s biggest names remain linked with a move to China but a 100 percent tax on transfer fees looks...
  • Capital Sports: Warriors celebrate NBA crown with street parade
    The Golden State Warriors celebrate their 2017 NBA Championship with fans at The Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center in Oakland, California © GETTY IMAGES/AFP / Thearon W. Henderson SAN FRANCISCO, United States, Jun 16 – The Golden State Warriors celebrated their latest NBA championship, waving to...
  • Capital Sports: Loew to blood Germany’s rising stars at Confed Cup
    Germany’s national football coach Joachim Loew (C) talks to his players prior a training session in Herzogenaurach, southern Germany, on June 9, 2017 © AFP/File / Christof STACHE SOCHI, Russian Federation, Jun 16 – World champions Germany head to the Confederations Cup with coach Joachim Loew...
  • Capital Sports: Security under spotlight at Russia’s Confed Cup
    The June 17-July 2 tournament is effectively a scaled-down warm-up for the 2018 World Cup finals © AFP / YURI CORTEZ SOCHI, Russian Federation, Jun 16 – The Confederations Cup kicks off on Saturday when Russia play New Zealand in St Petersburg, with the hosts promising there will be no repeat of...
  • Capital Sports: Argentine banker pleads guilty in FIFA scandal
    Former Argentine banker Jorge Arzuaga leaves the federal court in New York after pleading guilty to money laundering charges in the FIFA corruption case © AFP / Jewel SAMAD NEW YORK, United States, Jun 15 – A 56-year-old Argentine banker pleaded guilty in New York on Thursday to transferring more...
  • Capital Sports: Thousands mourn as body of Tiote brought home
    A supporter holding a sign reading “Farewell Tiote” attends the arrival of the casket of the late Ivory Coast midfielder Cheick Tiote, on June 15, 2017 upon its arrival from China at Abidjan’s airport, prior to his funeral ceremony © AFP / ISSOUF SANOGO ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, Jun 15 – Around a...
  • Capital Sports: FKF zones 2017 GOtv Shield to ease financial burden
    GOtv General Manager Simon Kariithi with FKF president Nick Mwendwa and Supersport East Africa General Manager Auka Gacheo during the draw of the 2017 edition of the GOtv Shield on June 15, 2017. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 15 – The 2017 edition of the GOtv Shield will be played in...
  • Capital Sports: Messi pledges ‘fight’ as Argentina eye World Cup
    Argentina’s Lionel Messi celebrates a goal against Chile in a World Cup qualifier in Buenos Aires on March 23, 2017 © AFP/File / EITAN ABRAMOVICH BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Jun 15 – Lionel Messi vowed to “keep fighting” as Argentina attempt to overcome their World Cup qualifying struggles and seal...
  • Capital Sports: AK sceptical of athletes doubling up in London
    AK president Lt. Gen (Rtd) Jackson Tuwei addresses the press in a past event at their headquarters. PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 15 – The Athletics Kenya Technical Committee will make a decision on whether athletes will double or not during the IAAF World Championships in August. AK...

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