Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Lionesses determined to break South Africa jinx
    Kenya Lionesses captain Philadelphia Olando in action against South Africa in a past KPL match. Photo/COURTESY NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 13 – Having failed to stop big wigs South Africa in the past three outings, the Kenya Lionesses have vowed to get one over the top seed side when the Africa Cup Sevens...
  • Capital Sports: I’m under pressure for World Record in Berlin, admits Kipchoge
    Olympic Marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge poses next to his Isuzu Dmax. Photo/TIMOTHY OLOBULU NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 13- Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge has admitted he is under pressure as he prepares to break the World Record at the Berlin Marathon on September 24 with stiff competition expected from...
  • Capital Sports: United part of ‘second level’, says Mourinho
    Manchester United’s manager Jose Mourinho leaves following their UEFA Champions League Group A match against Basel, at Old Trafford in Manchester, on September 12, 2017 © AFP / Oli SCARFF MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Sep 13 – Manchester United cannot be considered among the top band of teams in the...
  • Capital Sports: Street-fighter Hamilton out for Singapore sting
    Lewis Hamilton celebrates pole position for Mercedes next to second-placed Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel ahead of the Belgian Grand Prix last month. Hamilton is out to upset Singapore race favourites Ferrari at the twisty street circuit © AFP/File / JOHN THYS SINGAPORE, Singapore, Sep 13 – Lewis...
  • Capital Sports: Emery warns five-star PSG can only get better
    Paris Saint-Germain’s head coach Unai Emery gestures on the touchline during their UEFA Champions League Group B match against Celtic, in Glasgow, on September 12, 2017 © AFP / Paul ELLIS GLASGOW, United Kingdom, Sep 13 – Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) coach Unai Emery says his side have learned lessons...
  • Capital Sports: Arsenal set for drop into Europe’s second tier
    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger (R) says his team would take the Europa League competition seriously despite the disappointment of missing out on the Champions League after 19 consecutive seasons in Europe’s premier competition © AFP/File / GREG BAKER LONDON, United Kingdom, Sep 13 – Premier League...
  • Capital Sports: Pogba likely out for ‘a few weeks’, -Mourinho
    Manchester United’s Paul Pogba sits injured during their UEFA Champions League Group A match against Basel, at Old Trafford in Manchester, on September 12, 2017 MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Sep 13 – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has revealed that star midfielder Paul Pogba could be...
  • Capital Sports: Messi brace inspires Barca to Juve revenge
    Luis Suarez, celebrates with Messi and new team-mate Ousmane Dembele following the Argentine’s second of the night BARCELONA, Spain, Sep 12 – Barcelona defied an outgoing off-field crisis as another Lionel Messi-inspired display exacted revenge on Juventus to open their Champions League campaign...
  • Capital Sports: Thiago strike helps Bayern past 10-man Anderlecht
    Bayern Munich’s striker Thomas Mueller (C) vies for the ball with Anderlecht’s defender Olivier Deschat (L) and Anderlecht’s forward Alecandru Chipciu during the Champions League group B match September 12, 2017 © AFP / GUENTER SCHIFFMANN MUNICH, Germany, Sep 13 – Thiago Alcantara’s second-half...
  • Capital Sports: ‘MCN’ lead five-star PSG past hapless Celtic
    Paris Saint-Germain’s striker Neymar (R) celebrates with strikers Kylian Mbappe (L) and Edinson Cavani (C) after scoring the opening goal of the UEFA Champions League Group B football match against Celtic September 12, 2017 © AFP / FRANCK FIFE Glasgow, United Kingdom, Sep 13 – Neymar, Kylian Mbappe...
  • Capital Sports: World Cup ticket sales start Thursday
    A photo taken on August 28, 2017 shows a view of the outside of the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, which will host several games of the FIFA World Cup 2018 © AFP/File / Mladen ANTONOV MOSCOW, Russian Federation, Sep 12 – FIFA announced Tuesday that ticket sales for the 2018 World Cup...
  • Capital Sports: Ronaldo return eases Zidane’s striker shortage
    Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo (L) and Costa Rican goalkeeper Keylor Navas attend a training session in Madrid on September 12, 2017, the eve of their Champions League Group H match against Apoel FC © AFP / Pierre-Philippe MARCOU MADRID, Spain, Sep 12 – Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has...
  • Capital Sports: FA reject Mane appeal against three-game ban
    Liverpool winger Mane was sent off after catching goalkeeper Ederson in the face during City’s 5-0 win in the Premier League at Eastlands on Saturday © AFP/File / Oli SCARFF LONDON, United Kingdom, Sep 12 – Liverpool’s Sadio Mane had his three-match suspension for a red card received for a high...
  • Capital Sports: Impala hunt for Series top spot in Prinsloo 7s
    Impala RFC 7s players celebrating after lifting the Kabeberi 7s title. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYA NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 12 – After an impressive display that saw them retain the Kabeberi 7s over the weekend at the RFUEA Ground, Impala Saracens have set their sights on winning the Prinsloo leg that will...
  • Capital Sports: Nadal speaks out against Catalan independence
    Spanish tennis world number one Rafael Nadal has criticised plans for an independence referendum called by Catalonia’s pro-separatist government for October 1 © AFP/File / DON EMMERT MADRID, Spain, Sep 12 – Spanish tennis world number one Rafael Nadal has criticised plans for an independence...
  • Capital Sports: Nigeria’s Moses says doesn’t pick and choose
    Victor Moses was the star of the day in their 4-0 victory over rivals Cameroon ABUJA, Nigeria, Sep 12 – Chelsea star Victor Moses has dismissed suggestions he picks and chooses the games he plays for Nigeria, insisting he always wants to be fit before appearing for his country. Moses, 26, made his...
  • Capital Sports: English clubs to stream games under new deal
    Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck (2L) celebrates scoring the opening goal with team-mates during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Bournemouth at the Emirates Stadium in London on September 9, 2017 LONDON, United Kingdom, Sep 12 – English Football League clubs will be able...
  • Capital Sports: Rugby referee in Uganda drinks beer before officiating
    Sky sips on his beer before officiating. Photo/KAWOWO SPORTS KAMPALA, Uganda, Sep 12 – Before taking charge of Pirates vs. Kyambogo at the Makerere Sevens on Saturday, rugby referee Peter Ochol commonly known as Sky Habana sent a cold beer down his throat. The official, one of the highly rated in...
  • Capital Sports: Lakers’ legend Kobe Bryant unveils NBA China academy plans
    Former Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant, seen during a visit to Shenzhen, south China’s Guangdong province, in November 2016 © AFP/File SHANGHAI, China, Sep 12 – Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant announced plans on Tuesday for China’s first NBA basketball school, a development the 18-time All-Star...
  • Capital Sports: Olympic chief defends handling of corruption case
    International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has defended his organisation’s handling of corruption allegations © AFP / MARTIN BERNETTI LIMA, Peru, Sep 12 – International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach defended his organisation’s handling of corruption allegations on Monday,...

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