Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Waruru makes Harambee Stars comeback
    Ulinzi Stars striker Stephen Waruru will have to fight his way back to Robert Matano’s starting squard.PHOTO/Tiomothy Olobulu. NAIROBI, Kenya, May 18 – Kenyan Premier League top scorer Stephen Waruru makes a comeback to the national football team Harambee Stars after being included in a 26-man...
  • Capital Sports: Cavaliers cruise past Celtics in NBA East Conference game one romp
    LeBron James scores 32 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 117-104 at the Boston Garden arena © GETTY IMAGES/AFP / ELSA BOSTON, United States, May 18 – LeBron James delivered 38 points and Kevin Love had a career playoff high 32 as the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers...
  • Capital Sports: World Cup hooligan threat ‘fake’-Russian official
    Russian football authorities dismiss the threat of hooliganism at the World Cup in 2018 despite concerns after Russian fans went on the rampage at Euro 2016 © AFP / LEON NEAL CHANGSHA, China, May 18 – A top organiser of Russia’s World Cup dismissed the threat of hooliganism as “overblown” and “fake...
  • Capital Sports: McGregor on board for Mayweather match-Promoter
    Conor McGregor, a 28-year-old Irishman, has been the UFC’s most popular fighter and among its top money spinners © Getty/AFP / Michael Reaves LOS ANGELES, United States, May 18 – Fight promoter Dana White says he has an agreement with mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor for a proposed...
  • Capital Sports: Mid-table would be good for Leicester – Vardy
    Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy applauds supporters after the English Premier League football match between West Bromwich Albion and Leicester City at The Hawthorns stadium in West Bromwich, central England, on April 29, 2017 LONDON, United Kingdom, May 18 – Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy believes...
  • Capital Sports: Arsenal good enough to compete – Sanchez
    Arsenal’s Alexis Sánchez walked out of a training session in the week before the Liverpool match and rowed with team-mates. Photo: Peter Powell/EPA LONDON, United Kingdom, May 18 – Alexis Sanchez says Arsenal’s inability to mount a sustained challenge on the Premier League title is the cause for...
  • Capital Sports: Germany name squad to face Kenya Simbas
    Germany head coach has blend a mixture of youth and experience ahead of the Kenya Simbas test match at Nairobi’s RFUEA Grounds on 27th May, 2017.PHOTO/KRU NAIROBI, Kenya, May 18 – Germany have selected a blend of youth and experience for their test match away to Kenya in Nairobi on May 27 at the...
  • Capital Sports: Ronaldo double puts Real within point of title
    Real Madrid’s forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring his second goal during the Spanish league football match against RC Celta de Vigo May 17, 2017 © AFP / MIGUEL RIOPA MADRID, Spain, May 18 – Real Madrid moved to within one point of winning La Liga as Cristiano Ronaldo struck twice to...
  • Capital Sports: Romero at the ready in Man United stalemate
    Southampton’s defender Cedric Soares (L) shoots but doesn’t score as Manchester United’s goalkeeper Sergio Romero (R) defends during the English Premier League football match May 17, 2017 © AFP / Adrian DENNIS SOUTHAMPTON, United Kingdom, May 17 – Sergio Romero displayed some eye-catching pre-...
  • Capital Sports: Tyson Fury promoter fears ‘disgraceful’ wait to regain licence
    Tyson Fury (pictured) and cousin and fellow heavyweight Hughie Fury tested positive for the banned steroid nandrolone in 2015 © AFP/File / Oli SCARFF LONDON, United Kingdom, May 17 – Britain’s troubled former heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury could have to wait until at least October to regain...
  • Capital Sports: Kenya sets up Angola, South Africa friendlies
    Harambee Stars local based players during their last friendly match against Malawi.PHOTO/File NAIROBI, Kenya, May 17 – Kenya’s team of local based players will face their counterparts from Angola in a friendly match on June 4 in Machakos as part of their preparations for next year’s African Nations...
  • Capital Sports: SportPesa nominated for Discovery Sports Industry Awards
    SportPesa Chief Executive Officer Ronald Karauri during a past event. PHOTO/File NAIROBI, Kenya, May 17 – Betting firm SportPesa will tomorrow night battle it out with international giants for top accolades in the fourth edition of the Discovery Sports Industry Awards. SportPesa has been nominated...
  • Capital Sports: Mazzarri to step down as Watford manager
    Walter Mazzarri becomes the third Watford manager in three years to leave the role despite preserving the club’s Premier League status © AFP/File / Glyn KIRK WATFORD, United Kingdom, May 17 – Walter Mazzarri’s tenure as Watford manager has ended after just one season as the club said on Wednesday...
  • Capital Sports: Europa League is valuable, says Cech
    Arsenal’s Czech goalkeeper Petr Cech applauds the crowd after a past Arsenal game LONDON, United Kingdom, May 17- Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech insists the Europa League is worth taking seriously because of the automatic Champions League qualification spot now afforded to the winners. Arsene Wenger’...
  • Capital Sports: Pamzo upbeat of Posta Rangers title chances
    Posta Rangers head coach Sammy ‘Pamzo’ Omollo Sammy watching his team during training.PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, May 17 – The only other head coach to have won the Kenyan Premier League title with two different teams was Robert Matano, when he clinched the coveted trophy with Sofapaka on...
  • Capital Sports: Tuwei petitions IEBC to have athletes vote in London
    Athletics Kenya President Lt. Gen (Rtd) Jackson Tuwei. NAIROBI, Kenya, May 17 – Athletics Kenya (AK) President Lt. Gen (Rtd) Jackson Tuwei is appealing to the IEBC to make special provision to allow Kenyan athletes participating in the IAAF World Championships in London to vote during the August 8...
  • Capital Sports: Chinese take over Premier League-chasing Reading
    Reading’s Dutch manager Jaap Stam © AFP/File / Justin TALLIS LONDON, United Kingdom, May 17 – Chinese investors who failed in their bid to buy Hull City last year have succeeded in taking over Reading, who are one win away from the Premier League. Brother and sister Dai Yongge and Dai Xiuli snapped...
  • Capital Sports: Lewandowski eyes ’30+’ goal-mark to break Bundesliga record
    Polish forward Robert Lewandowski in action for Bayern Munich in April 2017 © AFP / OSCAR DEL POZO BERLIN, Germany, May 17 – Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski aims to better his record of 30 league goals in a season and beat Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to the Bundesliga’s top-scorer title on...
  • Capital Sports: Pamzo scoops April Coach of the Month gong
    Posta Rangers head coach Sammy ‘Pamzo’ Omollo gestures in a past Kenyan Premier League match. PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, May 17 – Posta Rangers tactician Sammy ‘Pamzo’ Omollo was on Wednesday named the Fidelity Insurance Coach of the Month for April. Omollo, who joined Posta Rangers at...
  • Capital Sports: China probes Hulk incident, Lavezzi off the hook
    Shanghai SIPG forward Hulk is under investigation by the Chinese Football Association for an alleged altercation with a rival club’s staffer © AFP/File / Johannes EISELE SHANGHAI, China, May 17 – China’s football authority said Wednesday it is investigating Brazilian star Hulk’s alleged altercation...

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