Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Chelse to increase Stamford Bridge
    Chelsea have moved a step closer to redeveloping their Stamford Bridge ground after proposals were approved by the local council. PHOTO/AFP. LONDON, United Kingdom, Jan 12 – Chelsea have moved a step closer to redeveloping their Stamford Bridge ground after proposals were approved by the local...
  • Capital Sports: A 48-team World Cup, but who can host it?
    International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) President Gianni assures the basic format of the FIFA world cup will remain similar when 48 teams start the 2026 tournament © AFP/File / Michael BUHOLZER PARIS, France, Jan 11 – FIFA’s decision to expand the World Cup to 48 teams starting with...
  • Capital Sports: Southampton sink Liverpool in EFL Cup semi
    Southampton’s Nathan Redmond celebrating after scoring the winner against Liverpool in EFL Cup.PHOTO/Team Talk Media SOUTHAMPTON, United Kingdom, Jan 11 – Nathan Redmond’s well-taken first half goal handed Southampton a 1-0 first leg lead over Liverpool in the EFL Cup semi-final. Jurgen Klopp’s men...
  • Capital Sports: Tycoon saves Cosmos from disbandment
    American communication investor Rocco B. Commisso (left) at the club.PHOTO/courtesy NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 11- American communication investor Rocco B. Commisso has acquired a majority stake at North American Soccer League giants New York Cosmos, home to Kenyan international David ‘Cheche’ Ochieng,...
  • Capital Sports: Man City charged over anti-doping procedures
    Manchester City has been charged by the Football Association over rules concerning “club whereabouts” © AFP/File / PAUL ELLIS LONDON, United Kingdom, Jan 11 – Manchester City have been charged by the Football Association with breaching its anti-doping procedures, the governing body said on...
  • Capital Sports: FKF, KPL name league expansion committee members
    KPL Chairman Ambrose Rachier addresses the media after a joint meeting between KPL and FKF on November 12 in Kasarani. PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 11- Football Kenya Federation and the Kenyan Premier League Limited have both nominated three members into the Joint Executive Committee (...
  • Capital Sports: Otieno to fight for playing time under Ze Maria
    Timothy Otieno in action during Gor Mahia’s training on Wednesday at their Camp Toyoyo Grounds.PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 11- Having found it hard to crack into former coach Frank Nuttall’s team in 2015, striker Timothy Otieno says he is ready to fight and impress Brazilian Jose ‘Ze...
  • Capital Sports: Cristiano Ronaldo rested again as Zidane targets treble
    Real Madrid and Portugal’s forward Cristiano Ronaldo kisses his trophy after winning the Best FIFA Men’s Player of 2016 Award on January 9, 2017 © AFP/File / Fabrice Coffrini MADRID, Spain, Jan 11 – Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane once again left Cristiano Ronaldo out of his squad that travels to...
  • Capital Sports: Mwamba RFC signs Ruhiu, Taabu and Omondi
    He will join Marcus Muriithi, Brad Owako, Felix “Top Dog” Otieno and returning Vincent Jumba in the midfield.PHOTO/Mwamba TV NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 11 – Mwamba RFC has completed the signing of former Strathmore Leos centre Patrick Ruhiu, Laiser Hill alumni Daniel Taabu and Ronnie Omondi from Masaku...
  • Capital Sports: SOYA receives Sh3million boost
    Kenya Tourism Board Wausi Walya present a dummy cheque of 1.5m to Soya Awards Simon Chebon and Watson Karuma.PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 11- The 13th edition of the Sports Personality of the Year Awards (SOYA) got a shot in the arm with a further Sh3mn sponsorship received on Tuesday...
  • Capital Sports: Klopp demands Liverpool response at Southampton
    Liverpool are one step away from a return to Wembley in the League Cup and Klopp will send out a strong line-up at St Mary’s Wednesday as he looks to get his side back on track © AFP/File / Ben STANSALL SOUTHAMPTON, United Kingdom, Jan 10 – Jurgen Klopp has urged Liverpool to make amends for their...
  • Capital Sports: 19 anti-doping agencies call for all out Russia ban
    The US, Japan, France and Germany were among countries attending the anti-doping meeting which conceded that Russian athletes should be allowed to compete as neutrals if they had undergone intensive doping controls © AFP/File / FRANCK FIFE DUBLIN, Ireland, Jan 11 – The heads of 19 National Anti-...
  • Capital Sports: Sagna charged over Instagram post
    Manchester City defender Bacary Sagna.PHOTO/courtesy LONDON, United Kingdom, Jan 11 – Manchester City defender Bacary Sagna has landed a Football Association misconduct charge for questioning the integrity of a match official. The France international took to Instagram after City’s 2-1 win over...
  • Capital Sports: Uganda’s parliament donate money to team
    Uganda Cranes will quench their 39 years AFCON wait if they win big against Comoros on Sunday, Sep 4 and hope Burkina Faso lose to Botswana. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu KAMPALA, Uganda, Jan 11 – Members of Uganda’s parliament will donate a percentage of their January salary to help the team at the Africa...
  • Capital Sports: Mata, Fellaini give United League Cup edge
    Hull City’s midfielder Tom Huddlestone (L) clears the ball from the path of Manchester United’s midfielder Juan Mata during the EFL Cup semi-final football match January 10, 2017 © AFP / Oli SCARFF MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Jan 11 – Juan Mata and Marouane Fellaini struck to give Manchester United...
  • Capital Sports: Tougher at the top for record-seeking Serena
    Victory at the Australian Open and a 23rd major win would help ease the heartache of last year, when Serena Williams slipped off the top of the rankings after 186 weeks © AFP / William WEST MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan 11 – Serena Williams has the Open-era record for Grand Slam titles within her grasp...
  • Capital Sports: Koulibaly has no regrets over Senegal switch
    Head coach Didier Deschamps famously spoke of monitoring the progress of the former France youth international after he represented Senegal. PHOTO/Kwese Sport DAKAR, Senegal, Jan 10 – Kalidou Koulibaly says he is happy with his decision to represent Senegal over the country of his birth, France....
  • Capital Sports: La Liga planning on taking FIFA to court over World Cup expansion
    Will clubs like Real Madrid and Barcelona be asked to provide even more players to compete at the World Cup?PHOTO/Sky Sports SPAIN, Jan 10 -La Liga are planning on taking FIFA to court to stop the World Cup expanding to 48 teams. A senior source at the Spanish League says they will do everything...
  • Capital Sports: Tribunal throws out KPL petition, orders formation of JEC
    Sports Disputes Tribunal chairman John Ohaga. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 10 – The Sports Disputes Tribunal has thrown out a petition by the Kenyan Premier League seeking a permanent injunction stopping Football Kenya Federation from discussing and implementing the expansion of the...
  • Capital Sports: Ronaldo lambasts media ‘campaign’ against him after FIFA award
    Real Madrid Cristiano Ronaldo, winner of FIFA’s ‘The Best’ award for the outstanding player of 2016, is surrounded by bodyguards as he leaves the awards ceremony in Zurich on January 9, 2017 © AFP / Michael BUHOLZER Madrid, Spain, Jan 10 – Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo claimed he had to...

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