Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Pressure on Wenger to break Bayern curse in Champions League
    Arsenal’s goalkeeper David Ospina (C) jumps to make a save during their UEFA Champions league Group A match against Basel, at the St Jakob Park stadium in Basel, in December 2016 © AFP/File / Fabrice COFFRINI MUNICH, Germany, Feb 14 – Arsene Wenger is once again under pressure to end Arsenal’s...
  • Capital Sports: IOC chief Bach wants only winners in Games host battle
    International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach gives a press conference in Lausanne, in December 2016 © AFP/File / Fabrice Coffrini LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Feb 14 – Olympic leader Thomas Bach does not like losers and that is why Paris and Los Angeles could this year both win the right...
  • Capital Sports: Wanyama stars as come-back queens Equity win 2016 KBF title
    Equity Hawks players celebrate after winning the 2016 Kenyan Basketball Federation Premier League title after beating KPA 73-68 in the game five decider at the Nyayo Stadium on February 13, 2017. PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 13- Mercy Wanyama, younger sister to Harambee Stars captain...
  • Capital Sports: Emery, PSG look to get one over Barca at last
    Paris Saint-Germain’s Edinson Cavani (R) celebrates after scoring a goal during their UEFA Champions League Group A match against PCF Ludogorets Razgrad, at the Parc des Princes Stadium in Paris, on December 6, 2016 © AFP/File / Miguel MEDINA PARIS, France, Feb 13 – Paris Saint-Germain host...
  • Capital Sports: Bayern must raise game against Gunners- Robben
    Arjen Robben scored Bayern’s winning goal in the 2013 Champions League final against Borussia Dortmund at Wembley © AFP/File / Christof STACHE BERLIN, Germany, Feb 13 – Evergreen Arjen Robben says Bayern Munich must raise their game for Wednesday’s key Champions League clash against Arsenal with...
  • Capital Sports: At least 39% of EFL players not tested in 2015-16
    Last season, UK Anti-Doping obtained 2,003 samples from footballers in England’s top five tiers. PHOTO/BBC. LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 13 – At least 39% of players who played in the English Football League last season were not drugs tested by UK Anti-Doping (Ukad), according to official figures....
  • Capital Sports: Guardiola unsure of Aguero future in City
    Pep Guardiola says Aguero is an important part of Man City’s future. PHOTO/SKY. MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Feb 13 – Pep Guardiola has admitted he is uncertain if striker Sergio Aguero will still be at Manchester City after this season. Speculation over the future of Aguero, despite the prolific...
  • Capital Sports: Borussia Dortmund to shut stand following hooligan attacks
    Borussia Dortmund’s South Stand on February 8, 2017 after a match against Hertha Berlin © AFP/File / SASCHA SCHUERMANN BERLIN, Germany, Feb 13 – Borussia Dortmund will close their iconic south stand for this weekend’s home Bundesliga match, having on Monday accepted the German FA’s sanctions after...
  • Capital Sports: Only one Russian athlete has returned medal
    Mariya Savinova’s Olympic title followed a gold medal at the 2011 World Championships in South Korea.PHOTO/courtesy MOSCOW, Russia, Feb 13 – So far only one of the Russian athletes stripped of Olympic medals for doping has given it back to the International Olympic Committee, a senior Moscow sports...
  • Capital Sports: Mourinho’s man behind England rugby fitness boost
    England’s coach Eddie Jones walks on the pitch on February 4, 2017 © AFP/File / Glyn KIRK CARDIFF, United Kingdom, Feb 13 – Eddie Jones has revealed how a meeting with a fitness expert previously consulted by Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has helped his England side stay unbeaten for over...
  • Capital Sports: Bundesliga heroes Bayern set eyes on Arsenal
    Bayern Munich’s players take part in a training session at the Aspire Academy in Doha, on January 8, 2017 © AFP/File / Karim Jaafar BERLIN, Germany, Feb 13 – Bayern Munich turn their focus on Arsenal and the Champions League on Wednesday having effectively ended the title-race in the Bundesliga...
  • Capital Sports: Farah to compete in 10,000m in Ostrava
    Mo Farah in the 5000m at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in London (Kirby Lee) © Copyright LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 13 – Organisers of the Golden Spike have announced that double world and Olympic champion Mo Farah will contest the 10,000m at the IAAF World Challenge meeting on June 28. The men’...
  • Capital Sports: We deserved to win, Antonio Conte says
    Antonio Conte has taken his Chelsea side to the top of the Premier League table LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 13 – Chelsea manager Antonio Conte said his side deserved to beat Burnley after the Blues were pegged back and forced to settle for a 1-1 draw at Turf Moor on Sunday. Pedro gave the visitors...
  • Capital Sports: Zlatan believes Utd can win three trophies
    The 35-year-old Zlatan Ibrahimovic has found the net 14 times in all competitions for Manchester United this season MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Feb 13 – Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic says the Red Devils can still win three trophies this season while most of their rivals will end up...
  • Capital Sports: Knicks stop the rot with NBA win over Spurs
    Kristaps Porzingis of the New York Knicks blocks a shot by Kawhi Leonard of the San Antonio Spurs in the fourth quarter, at Madison Square Garden in New York, on February 12, 2017 © Getty/AFP / ELSA NEW YORK, United States, Feb 13 – The New York Knicks’s latest tough week ended on a high note on...
  • Capital Sports: Pick my opponent, Pacquiao asks fans
    Manny Pacquiao announced a brief retirement in 2016 but made a successful comeback against Jessie Vargas in Las Vegas in November, saying he still felt like a youngster © AFP/File / Ted Aljibe MANILA, Philippines, Feb 13 – Manny Pacquiao on Monday asked his legions of Twitter followers to choose...
  • Capital Sports: Noves sees positives in disjointed Scotland rugby victory
    Scotland coach Vern Cotter says opponents France had the upper hand in the scrum in their Six Nations match at the Stade de France © AFP / Martin BUREAU PARIS, France, Feb 13 – Guy Noves insisted France’s error-riddled Six Nations victory over Scotland was not a step backwards. The hosts claimed a...
  • Capital Sports: Rampant KPA run over Co-Op to win 2016 KBF title
    Kenya Ports Authority coach Anthony Ojukwu (second left) celebrates with his players after clinching the 2016 Kenya Basketball federation Premier League title. PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 12- Despite finishing sixth in the regular Kenyan Basketball Federation (KBF) Premier League...
  • Capital Sports: Stoke ‘loser’ claim ‘disgraceful’ – Pulis
    West Bromwich Albion’s Welsh head coach Tony Pulis looks on ahead of the English Premier League match between West Ham United and West Bromwich Albion at The London Stadium, in east London on February 11, 2017 © AFP / Ian KINGTON LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 12 – West Bromwich Albion manager Tony...
  • Capital Sports: Kiplagat wins fourth consecutive Barcelona Half Marathon title
    Florence Kiplagat crosses the finish line to win the fourth Barcelona Half Marathon race. PHOTO/IAAF BARCELONA, Spain, Feb 12- Florence Kiplagat once again took an overwhelming victory at the eDreams Mitja Marato Barcelona half marathon, winning comfortably in 1:08:15 on Sunday. Her time was more...

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