Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: United fined for Chelsea misconduct
    Chelsea’s Gary Cahill (L) fights for the ball with Manchester United’s Ander Herrera during their English FA Cup quarter-final match, at Stamford Bridge in London, on March 13, 2017 LONDON, United Kingdom, March 18 – Manchester United have accepted a Football Association fine for misconduct...
  • Capital Sports: Conte dispels discord rumours
    Antonio Conte’s Chelsea are 11 points clear at the top of the Premier League LONDON, United Kingdom, March 18 – Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has denied he is displeased with the club over a perceived lack of input when it comes to transfers. Reports in both Italy and England claimed that Conte was...
  • Capital Sports: Scottish Neil shines in Karen Masters Day 1
    Bradley Neil receivinh his prize.PHOTO/Joe Miano Muchiri NAIROBI, Kenya, March 17 – The KCB Karen Masters teed-off on Friday with the Pro-Am at the Karen Country Club where professional Lorenzo Gagli from Italy and amateur Isaac Githuthu won with a combined score of eleven under par 61. The best...
  • Capital Sports: Chatthe stuns Tapio with one-second lead
    Jaspreet Chatthe navigated by Gurdeep Panesar in their Mitsubishi Evolution 10 tackle the Lake Elementaita lodge section in a past rally NAIVASHA, Kenya, Mar 17 – Kisumu based Jaspreet ‘Jassi’ Chatthe navigated by Gurdeep Panesar in a Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 10 took the overnight lead in the...
  • Capital Sports: Mourinho blames Premier League for Euro shortfall
    Manchester United’s Jose Mourinho arrives for the Europa League match against FC Rostov at Old Trafford on March 16, 2017 © AFP / Oli SCARFF MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Mar 17 – The Premier League is partly responsible for English clubs’ underachievements in European competitions this season,...
  • Capital Sports: Man U draw Anderlecht in Europa quarters
    Manchester’s United’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during their Europa League match against Saint-Etienne on February 22, 2017 (AFP Photo/PHILIPPE DESMAZES). NYON, Switzerland, March 17 – Manchester United will face Belgian club Anderlecht in the Europa...
  • Capital Sports: Under-pressure Nsimbe looks for Thika revival
    Tusker FC head coach George ‘Best’ Nsimbe sits in pensive mode as his side slumped to a 5-2 loss at the hands of Nzoia United at the Afraha Stadium on March 11, 2017.PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya Mar 17 – Four competitive matches without a win, the last one being a 5-2 hammering at the hands...
  • Capital Sports: Hall eager to get AFC Leopards to purring start
    Stewart John Hall passes instructions to his players during a past Kenyan Premier League match.PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 11 – AFC Leopards head coach Stewart Hall believes winning their first match of the season will be good omen as he looks to raise the team back to the top after a...
  • Capital Sports: Real draw Bayern in Champions League quarters
    Sergio Ramos lifts the Champions League trophy after Real Madrid came out on top in the penalty shootout against Atletico Madrid. NYON, Switzerland, March 17 – Defending champions Real Madrid will face Bayern Munich, while debutants Leicester City are up against Atletico Madrid. Real Madrid are the...
  • Capital Sports: Hiddink linked with Premier League return
    Guus Hiddink has asked his underperforming Chelsea players to “look in the mirror”. PHOTO/AFP LONDON, United Kingdom, March 17 – Guus Hiddink could be set for a return to the Premier League after the ex-Chelsea boss was linked with the vacancy at Middlesbrough. Relegation-threatened Boro wielded...
  • Capital Sports: Sofapaka will not be participants, warns Ssimbwa
    Sofapaka head coach Sam Ssimbwa (centre) demonstrates a point to assistant coach John Baraza and team manager Willis Waliaula as two players listen in during a training session at the Eastleigh High School.PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, March 17 – Having returned to Sofapaka after six years...
  • Capital Sports: James takes charge, Irving exits with sore knee
    The Cleveland Cavaliers’ Kevin Love is back in action after knee surgery in February © GETTY IMAGES/AFP/File / ELSA LOS ANGELES, United States, Mar 17 – Kevin Love returned from knee surgery, but Kyrie Irving made an early exit with knee problems of his own as the Cleveland Cavaliers toppled the...
  • Capital Sports: Leicester have Champions League rivals running scared
    Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane is hoping to avoid playing Leicester in the Champions League © AFP/File / Filippo MONTEFORTE NYON, Switzerland, Mar 17 – Holders Real Madrid, comeback kings Barcelona and the mighty Bayern Munich are all in the hat for Friday’s Champions League quarter-final draw,...
  • Capital Sports: Balotelli backs Monaco ahead of PSG in title tussle
    Nice forward Mario Balotelli says Monaco could topple Paris Saint-Germain in the French title race © AFP / VALERY HACHE PARIS, France, Mar 17 – Mario Balotelli says Manchester City’s mid-week slayers Monaco have the stars and the spirit to edge a reeling Paris Saint-Germain in a tight French title...
  • Capital Sports: Sagna calls for City response, Chelsea on title march
    Manchester City were eliminated from the Champions League in stunning fashion as they blew a 5-3 first leg advantage to go out on away goals following a 3-1 defeat at Monaco © AFP/File / Pascal GUYOT LONDON, United Kingdom, Mar 17 – Bacary Sagna insists Manchester City will make amends for their...
  • Capital Sports: Pogba injured as Man Utd labour to Rostov win
    Manchester United’s midfielder Juan Mata (R) celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Europa League round of 16 second-leg football match against FC Rostov at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, on March 16, 2017 © AFP / Oli SCARFF MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Mar 17 – Juan Mata...
  • Capital Sports: Kenyan athletics fans ready to raid Kampala
    The Kenyan team to the World Cross Country Championships pose for a group photo with sponsors, AK and government officials at their Kigari Training facility on March 8, 2017.PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Wednesday, March 16 – At least eight buses have been made available to transport Kenyan fans...
  • Capital Sports: Johnson loses bid to appeal against child sex conviction
    Adam Johnson was jailed in March for six years for engaging in sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl. PHOTO/RTE. LONDON, United Kingdom, Mar 16 – Former Sunderland and England midfielder Adam Johnson has lost his bid to appeal against a conviction for sexual activity with a 15-year-old. Johnson...
  • Capital Sports: No hard feelings with FKF, says Kalekwa
    Sofapaka president Elly Kalekwa addresses players at their Eastleigh High School training ground on Thursday, March 16, 2017. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 16 – Sofapaka FC president Elly Kalekwa has said he does not harbor hard feelings with the Football Kenya Federation nor Nick...
  • Capital Sports: Pep Guardiola faces test of resolve after Manchester City Euro woe
    Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola © AFP / Pascal GUYOT LONDON, United Kingdom, Mar 16 – Pep Guardiola faces the biggest crisis of his managerial career after spluttering Manchester City hit a new low in their dismal Champions League exit against Monaco. City’s woeful defending cost them dearly...

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