Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: West Brom beat United, hand City EPL title
    West Bromwich Albion striker Jay Rodriguez celebrates after giving his side a shock lead over Manchester United on Sunday MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Apr 15-Manchester City were crowned Premier League champions on Sunday as Manchester United crashed to a shock 1-0 defeat against West Bromwich...
  • Capital Sports: Nadal ready for ATP Tour return in Monte Carlo title defence
    Rafael Nadal made his return from injury in last week’s Davis Cup tie with Germany © AFP/File / JOSE JORDAN MONTE CARLO, Monaco, Apr 15 – Rafael Nadal said on Sunday that he is fit and ready to defend his Monte Carlo Masters title and the number-one ranking this week, as he returns to the ATP Tour...
  • Capital Sports: Ritchie stars as Newcastle hit back to down Arsenal
    Newcastle United midfielder Matt Ritchie (R) ended Arsenal’s unbeaten run of seven games in all competitions with the hosts’ winner at St James’ Park © AFP/File / Lindsey PARNABY NEWCASTLE, United Kingdom, Apr 15 – Arsenal crashed to a fifth consecutive away defeat in the Premier League as Matt...
  • Capital Sports: Ten-man Sony Sugar hold Sofapaka
    Sony Sugar’s Yema Mwana attempts an overhead kick under pressure from Sofapaka’s Bernard Mang’oli and Humphrey Okoti during a Kenyan Premier League match at the Ruaraka Complex on April 15, 2018. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 15- A tale of two penalties saw 10-man Sony Sugar fight from...
  • Capital Sports: Vihiga United hold Tusker at Ruaraka
    Vihiga United’s Patrick Okulo attempts to move past Tusker FC’s Eric Ambunya during a Kenyan Premier League clash at the Ruaraka Complex on April 15, 2018. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 15- Tusker FC’s Kenyan Premier League struggles this season continued as they were held to a barren...
  • Capital Sports: Kirui, Kiplagat seek repeat wins in Boston
    Geoffrey Kirui racing at the Boston Marathon in 2017 BOSTON, United States of America, Apr 15- Kenya’s Geoffrey Kirui and Florence Kiplagat will seek to defend their titles when the Boston marathon goes down on Monday morning, celebrating its 122nd anniversary. The four men who have won the past...
  • Capital Sports: Hamilton rues Chinese GP ‘disaster’
    Things are..looking down: Lewis Hamilton prepares for qualifying in Bahrain SHANGHAI, China, Apr 15- Lewis Hamilton has billed his Chinese GP weekend as a “disaster”, saying he needs to rectify it before he loses more points. Despite going for his fifth Chinese GP pole position, the British racer...
  • Capital Sports: New Zealand stun Fiji to seal Commonwealth rugby double
    New Zealand’s fifth victory in six finals at the Games made it a gold medal double after their women’s team downed Australia in the inaugural women’s title © AFP / WILLIAM WEST GOLD COAST, Australia, Apr 15 – New Zealand made it a gold medal double at the Commonwealth Games with a dominant 14-0 win...
  • Capital Sports: Mourinho demands consistency from Pogba
    Paul Pogba has endured his fair share of criticism this season but excelled in last weekend’s victory over Man City © AFP/File / Ben STANSALL MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Apr 15 – Jose Mourinho has ordered Manchester United’s record-signing Paul Pogba to show consistency on the training ground, as...
  • Capital Sports: City title win would be ‘one of the best’ says Guardiola
    Gabriel Jesus and Raheem Sterling were on target as City moved to the cusp of the Premier League title © AFP / Ben STANSALL LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 14 – Pep Guardiola says winning the Premier League will be one of the greatest achievements of his glittering career after Manchester City moved to...
  • Capital Sports: Marathon collapse sours Commonwealth Games final day
    Scottish runner Callum Hawkins collapsed while closing on victory as sweltering conditions caused,Picture: Getty Images GOLD COAST, Australia, Apr 15- A marathon runner’s dramatic collapse struck a sour note on the last day of the Commonwealth Games on Sunday as hosts Australia finished runaway...
  • Capital Sports: Ricciardo storms to sensational Chinese GP win
    Daniel Ricciardo drinks champagne out of his shoe as he celebrates on the podium after winning the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix SHANGHAI, China, Apr 15- Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo celebrated with a trademark ‘shoey’ after winning a sensational Chinese Grand Prix in thrilling style on Sunday. The...
  • Capital Sports: No Curry, no problem as Warriors rout Spurs
    The Warriors bucked up after struggling down the stretch of the regular season and finishing with only the third-best record in the NBA behind Houston and Toronto © GETTY/AFP / Thearon W. Henderson SAN FRANCISCO, United States, Apr 15 – The Golden State Warriors fired a warning to their rivals as...
  • Capital Sports: Guardiola will play golf as City await title
    Pep Guardiola is on the verge of adding another league title to those he won in Spain and Germany © AFP / Ian KINGTON LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 15 – Pep Guardiola will be on the golf course as Manchester City wait for news of the Manchester United match that could see them crowned champions on...
  • Capital Sports: Kenyans miss out on Marathon CG medals
    Namibia’s Hellalia Johannes winning the Marathon gold at the Commonwealth Games in a time of 2:32:40NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 15- Kenya’s national anthem won’t sound on the final day of the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia as the country’s athletes missed out on medals in the final event of...
  • Capital Sports: Man City on brink of title after sinking Spurs
    Gabriel Jesus and Raheem Sterling were on target as City moved to the cusp of the Premier League title© AFP Ben STANSALL LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 14 – Manchester City are on the brink of winning the Premier League title after ending their troubled spell with a stylish 3-1 win over Tottenham...
  • Capital Sports: Salah hits 40 goals for the season as Liverpool beat Bournemouth
    Mo-mentous: Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah celebrates his 40th goal of the season on Saturday © AFP / Lindsey PARNABY LIVERPOOL, United Kingdom, Apr 14 – Mohamed Salah became only the third Liverpool player to score 40 goals in a season in all competitions as they claimed a comfortable 3-0 victory at...
  • Capital Sports: Qatar urges FIFA talks before any World Cup expansion
    A request by the South American Football Confederation that the 2022 World Cup be enlarged from 32 to 48 teams might present problems for the host Qatar © AFP/File / KARIM JAAFAR DOHA, Qatar, Apr 14 – Qatar World Cup organisers on Saturday told FIFA it was “important” to hold talks before any final...
  • Capital Sports: Eye, eye! Bayern star Lewandowski sports a shiner
    Eye on the game: Bayern Munich forward Robert Lewandowski sits on the bench sporting a black eye during the Bundesliga match against Borussia Moenchengladbach on Saturday © dpa/AFP / Matthias Balk BERLIN, Germany, Apr 14 – Robert Lewandowski was a colourful sight on Bayern Munich’s bench on...
  • Capital Sports: Barca set new La Liga record after 39 games unbeaten
    Luis Suarez scored as Barcelona set a new Spanish top-flight record for most games unbeaten © AFP / LLUIS GENE MADRID, Spain, Apr 14 – Barcelona set a new La Liga record by extending their unbeaten run to 39 games with a 2-1 victory over Valencia on Saturday. Luis Suarez and Samuel Umtiti were both...

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