Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Pacquiao ‘not surprised’ by WBO review
    Manny Pacquiao’s (R) loss to Jeff Horn has prompted calls that he retires for good © AFP/File / Patrick HAMILTON MANILA, Philippines, Jul 12 – Manny Pacquiao is “not surprised” the World Boxing Organization affirmed the loss of his welterweight title to Australian Jeff Horn, but the Philippine ring...
  • Capital Sports: Fitness and finance jostle for football pre-season spotlight
    Real Madrid’s head coach Zinedine Zidane (C) leads a training session at The Principality Stadium in Cardiff, in June 2017 © AFP/File / Adrian DENNIS PARIS, France, Jul 12 – Real Madrid and Barcelona square off in a rare overseas Clasico while Manchester United and Manchester City meet for the...
  • Capital Sports: Benzema wins court battle over sex-tape
    Karim Benzema was placed under investigation and dropped from the French side after the sex-tape scandal erupted in 2015 © AFP/File / GERARD JULIEN PARIS, France, Jul 11 – France’s highest court on Tuesday struck down a ruling putting Real Madrid star Karim Benzema on trial over the sex-tape...
  • Capital Sports: First Lady hosts IAAF boss Coe at a welcome dinner
    First Lady Margaret Kenyatta and IAAF President Sebastian Coe lead senior Government officials, IAAF officials, world-class athletes and LOC officials in a jig during the championships’ welcome dinner. NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 11- First Lady Margaret Kenyatta on the eve of the 10th edition of the IAAF...
  • Capital Sports: National Stadium turf specifically refurbished for Gor, Everton game
    Gor Mahia head coach Dylan Kerr shows off some of his skills during training at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam on July 11, 2017.PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, Jul 11- Record 15-time Kenyan Premier League champions Gor Mahia will square it out with English Premier League side...
  • Capital Sports: History women Konta, Venus into Wimbledon semi-finals
    Britain’s Johanna Konta reacts afterbeating Romania’s Simona Halep at Wimbledon on July 11, 2017 © AFP / Glyn KIRK London, United Kingdom, Jul 11 – Johanna Konta became the first British woman to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals for 39 years on Tuesday, while five-time champion Venus Williams also...
  • Capital Sports: Rooney to start against Gor Mahia
    Wayne Rooney signed a two-year contract with his boyhood club Everton at the weekend to end his 13-year stay at Manchester United © AFP/File / Paul ELLIS LONDON, United Kingdom, Jul 11 – Wayne Rooney will make his first appearance back in an Everton shirt in the club’s friendly against Kenyan...
  • Capital Sports: Conte eyes Real Madrid’s Morata
    Spain and Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata eyes the ball during the friendly against France at the Stade de France stadium in Saint-Denis, north of Paris on March 28, 2017 © AFP/File / Franck FIFE LONDON, United Kingdom, Jul 11 – Spanish striker Alvaro Morata is now the focus of frustrated Chelsea...
  • Capital Sports: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain closer to Arsenal exit
    Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s chances of signing a new Arsenal deal are virtually nil, according to Sky sources. PHOTO/SKY. LONDON, United Kingdom, Jul 11 – The chances of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain signing a new Arsenal deal are virtually nil, according to Sky sources. Oxlade-Chamberlain is inside the...
  • Capital Sports: Shakava relishing Rooney challenge as Gor touch down in Dar
    Gor Mahia players touch down at the Julius Nyerere Airport in Tanzania ahead of the friendly match against Everton on July 13, 2017.PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, Jul 11- Gor Mahia and Harambee Stars defender Harun Shakava is already whetting his appetite for a possible match up...
  • Capital Sports: Big moment for Kenya, says IAAF boss Coe on IAAF U18
    LOC boss Mwangi Muthee and Sports PS Kirimi Kaberia meets IAAF President Lord Sebastain Coe. PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya. NAIROBI, Kenya, IAAF President Sebastian Coe says it is a big moment for Kenya as the nation prepares to stage the last edition of the World Under-18 Championships at the Moi...
  • Capital Sports: Bayern sign Rodriguez on loan from Madrid
    Colombian international James Rodriguez has joined Bayern Munich on a two-year loan from Real Madrid, the Bundesliga club announced © AFP/File / PAU BARRENA MUNICH, Germany, Jul 11 – Colombia’s hot-shot James Rodriguez has joined Bayern Munich on a two-year loan from Real Madrid, the Bundesliga...
  • Capital Sports: Nkata seeks history with Bandari in Shield
    Paul Nkata won the GOtv Shield with Tusker FC last year.PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 11- Ugandan coach Paul Nkata is determined to make history by being the first tactician to win the GOtv Shield back-to-back with two different teams after guiding Bandari to the third round of the...
  • Capital Sports: WBO review rules Horn beat Pacquiao
    Jeff Horn (left) of Australia fights Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines in Brisbane on July 2. Australian Jeff Horn’s shock welterweight title victory over Manny Pacquiao was confirmed on July 11 after a scoring review by the World Boxing Organization © AFP/File / PATRICK HAMILTON SYDNEY, Australia...
  • Capital Sports: Mayweather seeks delay on 2015 tax bill
    Floyd Mayweather, pictured in June 2017, expects to net a nine-figure payout from his upcoming fight with UFC star Conor McGregor © GETTY/AFP/File / Ethan Miller LOS ANGELES, United States, Jul 10 – Floyd Mayweather has asked US authorities for more time to pay his 2015 tax bill, the year of his...
  • Capital Sports: Pogba behind record Man United deal -Lukaku
    Paul Pogba (L) and Romelu Lukaku, who share the same agent, are close friends © AFP/File / Oli SCARFF LOS ANGELES, United States, Jul 10 – Romelu Lukaku revealed that his record move to Manchester United was inspired by Paul Pogba’s arrival at Old Trafford as he began training with the Premier...
  • Capital Sports: Arsenal striker Sanchez going nowhere, insists Wenger
    Will he stay or go? Arsenal’s Chilean striker Alexis Sanchez © AFP / Adrian DENNIS Sydney, Australia, Jul 11 – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger Tuesday insisted unsettled striker Alexis Sanchez is going nowhere, saying he expected him honour his contract and potentially sign an extension. The Chilean...
  • Capital Sports: Everton is no ‘retirement home’, says Rooney
    Everton’s new signing Wayne Rooney poses for a photograph with his club shirt at Goodison Park in Liverpool on July 10, 2017 © AFP / Paul ELLIS LIVERPOOL, United Kingdom, Jul 10 – England’s record goalscorer Wayne Rooney insists Everton is ‘not a retirement home’ after making an emotional return to...
  • Capital Sports: Kenya’s IAAF U18 preparedness wows the world
    First Lady Margaret Kenyatta with the Germany team ahead of the IAAF World U18 at the Kasarani Stadium.PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 10 – With just a day to the 10th edition of the IAAF World U18 Championships to be hosted in Nairobi, First Lady Margaret Kenyatta on Monday made a final...
  • Capital Sports: Lukaku completes record move to Man United
    Romelu Lukaku signed a five-year deal with Manchester United after passing his medical and agreeing personal terms which will see him earn over £200,000 a week.PHOTO/courtesy LONDON, United Kingdom, Jul 10 – Romelu Lukaku officially completed his move from Everton to Manchester United on Monday for...

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