Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Guardiola keen to keep peace with Aguero
    Sergio Aguero warms up ahead of Manchester City’s FA Cup game against Huddersfield Town at the John Smith stadium on February 18, 2017 © AFP / OLI SCARFF MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Feb 20 – Pep Guardiola insists his relationship with Sergio Aguero remains strong despite mounting speculation over...
  • Capital Sports: Guardiola’s City face Monaco moment of truth
    Pep Guardiola says Monaco score a lot of goals and are physical © AFP/File / OLI SCARFF MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Feb 20 – A hotly anticipated staging post in Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola era arrives on Tuesday when Monaco visit the Etihad Stadium in the first leg of the Champions League last...
  • Capital Sports: Gibbons quits as Kenya 7s conditioning coach
    Kenya Sevens Strength and Condition Ian Gibbons addressing the press during the naming of the squad to do duty at Wellington and Sydney legs.PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 20 – The Kenya Rugby Union has announced that Briton Ian Gibbons has resigned from his post as the Kenya Sevens...
  • Capital Sports: Media must respect Wenger, other managers- Pep
    Guardiola believes the way managers are treated by the media and former players is disrespectful, and used Wenger as an example of this unacceptable behaviour. MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Feb 20- Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has come to the defence of Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger, who has...
  • Capital Sports: Egypt court confirms death sentences over football riot
    The riot, the country’s deadliest sports-related violence, broke out when fans of home team Al-Masry and Cairo’s Al-Ahly clashed after a premier league match between the two clubs. Cairo, Egypt, Feb 20 –An Egyptian court upheld Monday death sentences against 10 people convicted over rioting that...
  • Capital Sports: Mercedes boss Wolff signs new deal
    Toto Wolff (left) talks to Niki Lauda ahead of the 2013 German Grand Prix in Nuerburg © DPA/AFP/File / JENS BUETTNER STUTTGART, Germany, Feb 20 – Mercedes Formula One team boss Toto Wolff and Niki Lauda have extended their deals with the world champions until at least 2020. Dieter Zetsche, chairman...
  • Capital Sports: Oscar in limelight for Champions League kick-off
    Oscar, the 60-million-euro buy from Chelsea, is in the spotlight as Shanghai SIPG play FC Seoul in the AFC Champions League © AFP/File / Johannes EISELE HONG KONG, China, Feb 20 – Megabucks import Oscar will hope to make his mark for Shanghai SIPG as the AFC Champions League returns this week,...
  • Capital Sports: Johnson vaults to world golf number one
    Dustin Johnson of the US poses with the trophy after the final round of the Genesis Open, at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, California, on February 19, 2017 © GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP / ROBERT LABERGE PACIFIC PALISADES, United States, Feb 20 – Dustin Johnson made the complicated...
  • Capital Sports: US gymnasts unveil accusations of abuse by doctor
    Jessica Howard says she felt unable to complain about treatment by former national team doctor Lawrence Nassar © AFP/File / ROBERTO SCHMIDT NEW YORK, United States, Feb 20 – Three former US national team gymnasts detailed sexual abuse allegations against former national team doctor Lawrence Nassar...
  • Capital Sports: PSG frustrated by Toulouse after Champions League exploits
    Toulouse’s goalkeeper Alban Lafont stops the ball kicked by Paris Saint-Germain’s forward Edinson Cavani on February 19, 2017 at the Parc des Princes Stadium in Paris © AFP / CHRISTOPHE SIMON PARIS, France, Feb 19 – Paris Saint-Germain missed the chance to eat into Monaco’s lead at the top of the...
  • Capital Sports: Roma rout Torino to keep title dream alive
    Roma’s forward Francesco Totti kicks the ball on February 19, 2017 © AFP / ANDREAS SOLARO MILAN, Italy, Feb 19 – Edin Dzeko struck his 19th Serie A goal and Francesco Totti came off the bench with an assist as Roma kept their ‘scudetto’ hopes alive with a 4-1 win over Torino on Sunday. Roma’s 18th...
  • Capital Sports: Last-gasp Messi penalty rescues poor Barcelona
    Barcelona’s forward Lionel Messi shoots a penalty kick to score a goal on February 19, 2017 © AFP / Josep Lago MADRID, Spain, Feb 19 – Barcelona needed a last minute Lionel Messi penalty to see off lowly Leganes 2-1 as a poor week for the Spanish champions continued on Sunday. Barca were thrashed 4...
  • Capital Sports: Nishikori suffers sixth successive final loss
    Ukraine’s tennis player Alexandr Dolgopolov (R) and runner up Japan’s Kei Nishikori pose with their respective trophies after the final of the Argentina Open in Buenos Aires on February 19, 2017 © AFP / Alejandro PAGNI BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Feb 19 – Japanese top seed Kei Nishikori lost a sixth...
  • Capital Sports: Zambian gay rights dispute erupts over football
    The new draft constitution of the Football Association of Zambia contains a clause banning discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation, in line with regulations from world governing body FIFA Lusaka, Zambia, Feb 20- A proposal by Zambian football authorities to ban discrimination against gays...
  • Capital Sports: Pelicans’ Davis grabs All-Star MVP on home court
    Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans dunks the ball during the 2017 NBA All-Star Game, at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, on February 19 © Getty/AFP / Jonathan Bachman NEW ORLEANS, United States, Feb 20 – Anthony Davis scored a record 52 points on his home court as the West...
  • Capital Sports: Wenger worried about Sutton’s plastic pitch
    Sutton United players take part in training session ahead of their FA Cup fifth round match at The Borough Sports Ground in south-west London, on February 16, 2017 London, United Kingdom, Feb 20 – Arsene Wenger has expressed fears about Sutton United’s synthetic 3G pitch ahead of Arsenal’s perilous...
  • Capital Sports: Ekiru breaks Seville Marathon course record
    Titus Ekiru cuts the tape to win the Seville Marathon on February 19, 2017 in a new course record. PHOTO/IAAF SEVILLE, Spain, Feb 21- Kenya’s Titus Ekiru was the surprise victor at the 33rd edition of the Zurich Maratón de Sevilla on Sunday, improving the course record at this IAAF Silver Label...
  • Capital Sports: Mourinho faces Chelsea return in FA Cup quarters
    Chelsea’s head coach Antonio Conte (R) shakes hands with Manchester United’s manager Jose Mourinho after the final whistle at Stamford Bridge in London on October 23, 2016 London, United Kingdom, Feb 19- Jose Mourinho will have to get past former club Chelsea if FA Cup holders Manchester United are...
  • Capital Sports: CAF inspection team arrives to check on CHAN progress
    CAF President Issa Hayatou (second from right) watches the final of the August 2016 edition of the Kenyan premier League Under-20 Championship alongside FKF President Nick Mwendwa. Also with him was CAF vice president Almamy Kabele Kamara and Secretary General Hicham El Amrani. PHOTO/Timothy...
  • Capital Sports: Harry Kane hat-trick gives Spurs FA Cup cheer
    Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane (right) celebrates after scoring against Fulham in their FA Cup fifth-round match at Craven Cottage in west London, on February 19, 2017 © AFP / Glyn KIRK LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 19 – Harry Kane’s fifth hat-trick for Tottenham and second this year eased the...

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