Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Allegri irritated by criticism as Juve fail to kill off Spurs
    Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri (C) insisted people should “realise that winning is not normality, it is extraordinary,” following a 2-2 draw with Spurs © AFP / Marco BERTORELLO TURIN, Italy, Feb 14 – Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri insisted he would not be getting depressed despite...
  • Capital Sports: Gundogan puts City on verge of quarters
    Ilkay Gundogan scored twice as Manchester City dominated Basel 4-0 in the first leg, last 16 match in the Champions League © AFP / Patrick HERTZOG BASEL, Switzerland, Feb 14 – Ilkay Gundogan says there is still more to come from Manchester City after their “perfect” 4-0 rout of Basel left them on...
  • Capital Sports: LeBron scores 37 as Cavs roll over Thunder
    Cleveland held strong to beat Oklahoma 120-112, their second consecutive win since trading for George Hill (picture), Rodney Hood, Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance © GETTY/AFP/File / Adam Glanzman LOS ANGELES, United States, Feb 14 – LeBron James scored 17 of his 37 points in the third quarter as...
  • Capital Sports: Eriksen grabs Spurs draw to spoil Higuain show
    Eriksen’s second-half free-kick completed a stirring Spurs comeback © AFP / Marco BERTORELLO TURIN, Italy, Feb 14 – Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen pulled Tottenham back from the brink to hold Juventus 2-2 in Turin, spoiling what had looked set to be a Gonzalo Higuain one-man show in the Champions...
  • Capital Sports: Rudisha, Kiprop out of Commonwealth Games
    Kenya’s 800 metres world record holder and olympic champion David Rudisha will not seek selection for the Commonwealth Games in April, preferring to concentrate on the Diamond League circuit © AFP/File / Fabrice COFFRINI NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 14 – Kenya’s 800 metres Olympic champion and world record...
  • Capital Sports: Liverpool’s Firmino wants to make Porto ‘suffer’
    Roberto Firmino has promised to make Porto suffer when he and Liverpool’s rampant strikeforce take on the Portuguese side in the last 16 of the Champions League on Wednesday © AFP / FRANCISCO LEONG PORTO, Portugal, Feb 14 – Forward Roberto Firmino has vowed that Liverpool’s deadly strikeforce will...
  • Capital Sports: France drop eight players for ‘inappropriate behaviour’
    Teddy Thomas had a wild time in Edinburgh on Sunday, scoring two tries then going a night out that has led to his omission from the France squad © AFP/File / ANDY BUCHANAN PARIS, France, Feb 13 – Eight France players who went out in Edinburgh after the Six Nations loss to Scotland on Sunday were...
  • Capital Sports: Real Madrid hoping to thrive against Neymar’s PSG
    PSG will be looking to Neymar to make the difference against Real Madrid at the Bernabeu © AFP/File / REMY GABALDA MADRID, Spain, Feb 13 – Zinedine Zidane is hoping the Champions League will again bring out the best in Real Madrid as the title-holders prepare to face the formidable Paris Saint-...
  • Capital Sports: Lacazette out for 6 weeks after knee op
    Alexandre Lacazette has scored just one goal for Arsenal since the turn of the year © IKIMAGES/AFP/File / Ian KINGTON LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 13 – Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette will be out of action for up to six weeks after undergoing an operation on his left knee, the club said on...
  • Capital Sports: Giroud eyes Chelsea chance after bruising full debut
    Chelsea’s French striker Olivier Giroud holds a head bandage after getting caught in a challenge during the English Premier League match against West Bromwich Albion at Stamford Bridge in London on February 12, 2018 © AFP / Glyn KIRK LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 13 – Olivier Giroud is focused on...
  • Capital Sports: Spain great Casillas confronting twilight at Porto
    Iker Casillas won the Champions League with Real Madrid in 2000, 2002 and 2014 © AFP / FRANCISCO LEONG LISBON, Portugal, Feb 13 – From a king of Europe in Madrid to the substitutes’ bench with Porto, it’s been a rocky transition for three-time Champions League winner Iker Casillas following his...
  • Capital Sports: Hull’s Mason forced to retire from football after head injury
    Ryan Mason began his career at Tottenham before joining Hull in 2016 © AFP/File / GLYN KIRK LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 13 – Hull City and England midfielder Ryan Mason on Tuesday announced his retirement from football after failing to recover from a fractured skull. The 26-year-old was involved in...
  • Capital Sports: Capital FM eyes ‘Road to Anfield’ three-peat
    The Capital FM team after winning the 2016 edition of the Standard Chartered Road to Anfield Global tournament in Anfield in 2016 NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 13- The Capital FM football team is readying itself to battle for a third consecutive Standard Chartered ‘Road to Anfield’ title, but the team knows...
  • Capital Sports: Ben Stokes pleads not guilty to affray over nightclub incident
    Ben Stokes will go on trial at Bristol Crown Court next month after being accused of affray © AFP / Paul ELLIS LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 13 – England all-rounder Ben Stokes, accused of involvement in an altercation outside a nightclub that cost him his place on the Ashes tour, pleaded not guilty...
  • Capital Sports: LaVine lifts Bulls past Magic, Jazz on a roll
    David Nwaba of the Chicago Bulls is fouled by Marreese Speights of the Orlando Magic during a 105-101 victory for the Bulls © GETTY/AFP / JONATHAN DANIEL LOS ANGELES, United States, Feb 13 – Zach LaVine’s scored 18 points but his biggest contributions came late in the game as the Chicago Bulls...
  • Capital Sports: Time is now for City in Europe – Kompany
    Captain Kompany urged Man City to finally launch a serious tilt at the Champions League title © AFP / SEBASTIEN BOZON BASEL, Switzerland, Feb 12 – Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany insisted on Monday that the “time is now” for his team to make a serious mark in Europe, but brushed off talk of...
  • Capital Sports: LG Signs Sh6mn Sponsorship Deal with SJAK
    SJAK president Chris Mbaisi with LG Marketing manager Moses Marji during the signing of the agreement in Nairobi. Photo/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 13 – Electronics manufacturer LG has today renewed its partnership with the Sports Journalists Association of Kenya (SJAK) after signing an...
  • Capital Sports: Zidane fighting for future in PSG Champions League tie
    Zinedine Zidane’s future in charge at the Santiago Bernabeu is hanging by a thread © AFP/File / GABRIEL BOUYS MADRID, Spain, Feb 13 – Zinedine Zidane inspired France to World Cup glory as a player, but his extraordinary career has to a large degree been defined by the Champions League. His...
  • Capital Sports: The master Ronaldo against the pretender Neymar
    Real Madrid’s forward Cristiano Ronaldo, shown in this February 10, 2018 file photo, is set to face off against Neymar of Paris Saint-Germain © AFP/File / GABRIEL BOUYS MADRID, Spain, Feb 13 – With Cristiano Ronaldo on one side and Neymar on the other, Wednesday’s heavyweight Champions League...
  • Capital Sports: Chiellini says it will take all Juventus to stop Kane
    Giorgio Chiellini wants help in keeping Harry Kane quiet © AFP / MIGUEL MEDINA TURIN, Italy, Feb 13 – Centre-back Giorgio Chiellini said it will take the entire Juventus team to stop Tottenham striker Harry Kane in Tuesday’s Champions League last 16 first leg clash in Turin. Mauricio Pochettino’s...

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