Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Formula 1 start Hamilton avoided taxes on jet
    A fan of Mercedes’ British driver Lewis Hamilton at the Hermanos Rodriguez circuit in Mexico City on October 29, 2017 LONDON, United Kingdom, Nov 7 – Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton avoided paying taxes on his private jet using an elaborate scheme now under investigation by British tax...
  • Capital Sports: Kane out of Germany, Brazil games
    England’s striker Harry Kane is adamant England have enough quality in other positions to be successful in the 2018 World Cup LONDON, United Kingdom, Nov 7 – Tottenham Hotspur’s prolific striker Harry Kane withdrew from the England squad for prestigious friendlies with World Cup holders Germany and...
  • Capital Sports: Abraham has no regrets about Nigeria snub
    Burton-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – New England call-up Tammy Abraham says he never considered playing for Nigeria at international level despite repeated overtures from the Nigerian Football Federation. BURTON-ON-TRENT, United Kingdom, Nov 7 – New England call-up Tammy Abraham says he never...
  • Capital Sports: Teams head to Eldama Ravine for playoff
    Kenya Prisons men’s team taking on rivals GSU in the Baringo County tournament. PHOTO/Elvince Joshua NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 7 – The battle for playoff slots in the Kenya National Volleyball League will take place this weekend, serving off on Friday at the penultimate round in Eldama Ravine. KPA, who...
  • Capital Sports: Chelsea technical director Emenalo quits
    Chelsea FC Technical Director Michael Emenalo was said to be Roman Abramovic’s most trusted ear. LONDON, United Kingdom, Nov 6-Chelsea’s technical director Michael Emenalo — a key confidant of owner Roman Abramovich at Stamford Bridge — is standing down from his role, the reigning Premier League...
  • Capital Sports: Wisa, Atuka nominated for Magharibi Awards
    Malkia Strikers middle blocker Triza Atuka enjoys time during warm up before a past international match. PHOTO/FIVB NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 6- Kenya Prisons middle blocker Edith Wisa alongside her Kenya Pipeline counterpart, Triza Atuka lead the 2017 Magharibi Michezo Awards women’s volleyball nominee...
  • Capital Sports: Future uncertain after relegation, says Muho’s Odongo
    Muhoroni Youth players line up before their match against Kariobangi Sharks at the Kasarani Stadium on November 4, 2017. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 6- Muhoroni Youth head coach Jeff Odongo has admitted he is uncertain of the future of the team after they were relegated from the...
  • Capital Sports: Suspect in Okombe’s murder presents self to police
    Tony Owuor (left), Mike Okombe (middle) and Oliver Mang’eni (right) line up for the national anthem as Kenya faced Hong Kong at the RFUEA Ground in August 2016 NAKURU, Kenya, Nov 6- A woman alleged to have stabbed and killed Kenya 15’s flanker Mike Okombe in Nakuru’s Olive Inn estate on Saturday...
  • Capital Sports: Murray, Djokovic, fall out of ATP Top 10
    “Unfortunately I won’t be playing in Cincinnati as I continue my recovery,” Murray said Wednesday as a result of his a nagging hip injury PARIS, France, Nov 5- Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic dropped outside the ATP top 10 for the first time in years in the latest rankings released on Monday. The 30...
  • Capital Sports: New York marathon showcases city’s resilience after truck attack
    Many who had come to watch the marathon spoke of overcoming their fears, as New Yorkers proved their resilience in the aftermath of a truck attack that killed eight people and wounded 12 others in Manhattan © AFP / Jewel SAMAD NEW YORK, United States, Nov 5 – Five days after the worst attack on New...
  • Capital Sports: Harden scores 56 as Rockets roll over visiting Utah Jazz
    James Harden of the Houston Rockets is introduced prior to a NBA game at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, on November 3, 2017 © GETTY/AFP/File / Kevin C. Cox LOS ANGELES, United States, Nov 6 – James Harden was an unstoppable force, pouring in a career-high 56 points as the Houston Rockets rolled...
  • Capital Sports: Russia faces ‘very real’ threat of attack at World Cup
    Russia plans to spend at least 30 billion rubles (445 million euros, $512 million) on security for the World Cup next year © AFP/File / VASILY MAXIMOV MOSCOW, Russian Federation, Nov 6 – Russia says it will take extraordinary measures to combat any terrorist threat when it hosts the World Cup next...
  • Capital Sports: West Ham sack manager Slaven Bilic
    West Ham manager Slaven Bilic, pictured in October 2017, acknowledged the team’s loss to Liverpool on November 4, their second consecutive defeat at home, puts him in a precarious position London, United Kingdom, Nov 6- West Ham sacked manager Slaven Bilic on Monday after a poor run of results that...
  • Capital Sports: Obiri, Manang’oi miss out on IAAF award shortlist
    Hellen Obiri strides to win the Rome Diamond League and set a national 5,000m record on June 8, 2017. PHOTO/IAAF NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 6- The Kenyan duo of Elijah Manang’oi and Hellen Obiri have missed out on the top three finalist slots for the IAAF World Athlete of the Year awards after the World...
  • Capital Sports: Conte stirs Mourinho feud with handshake snub
    Chelsea boss Antonio Conte (right) and Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on the touchline at Stamford Bridge in London. LONDON, United Kingdom, Nov 5 – Chelsea manager Antonio Conte stirred up his feud with Jose Mourinho by ignoring the Manchester United boss at the end of his side’s vital 1-...
  • Capital Sports: Keitany stunned in New York Marathon
    Mary Keitany. Photo/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 5 – Mary Keitany’s hopes of winning a record fourth straight New York City Marathon was dashed after she was stunned by American Shalane Flanagan to finish second in the women’s race, timing 2:27:54 on Sunday. Flanagan became the first American woman in...
  • Capital Sports: Kamworor clinches maiden marathon win in New York
    Geoffrey Kipsang Kamworor.PHOTOFILE/IAAF NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 5 – Two-time World Cross Country champion Geoffrey Kamworor clinched his maiden marathon win in New York City after clocking 2:10:53, beating compatriot Wilson Kipsang who came second in the men’s race on Sunday. Kamworor, 24, held off...
  • Capital Sports: Starlets U20 hammered 5-0 by Ghana in World Cup qualifier
    Harambee Starlets U20 are set to play Ghana in the second round of the FIFA World Cup U20. Photo/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 5 – The national women’s U20 football team have an uphill task in their quest to qualify for 2018 World Cup after falling 5-0 away to Ghana in the first leg of the the second...
  • Capital Sports: Morata header sinks Man Utd as Chelsea win
    Chelsea’s Alvaro Morata (right) scores his side’s first goal with a towering header. Photo/DM LONDON, United Kingdom, Nov 5 – Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata condemned Jose Mourinho to another damaging defeat against his former club as the champions clinched a crucial 1-0 win over Manchester United...
  • Capital Sports: Muhoroni Youth relegated from KPL
    Muhoroni Youth players disappointingly walking away from the match after the final whistle. Photo/TIMOTHY OLOBULU/ NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 5- Muhoroni Youth are officially relegated from the Kenyan Premier League after Sunday results involving the other relegation fighting teams, Mathare United, Thika...

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