Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: WTA chief attacks Sharapova’s French Open snub
    Russia’s Maria Sharapova one was told that despite serving her 15-month ban for doping she would have to miss the second Grand Slam of the season © AFP / ANDREAS SOLARO PARIS, France, May 17 – The head of women’s tennis on Wednesday attacked the French tennis federation’s refusal to grant Maria...
  • Capital Sports: Jebet shines in Islamic Solidarity Games
    Bahrain’s women’s 3000m steeplchase runner Ruth Jebet competes at the IAAF Diamond League athletics meeting in Saint-Denis, near Paris, on August 27, 2016 BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 17 – Bahrain’s Olympic champion Ruth Jebet strolled to gold in the women’s 3000-metre steeplechase on day two of athletics...
  • Capital Sports: A-League star on drugs charges
    Australian A-League star and former Socceroo Mitch Nichols has reportedly been charged with drug possession © AFP/File / Johannes EISELE SYDNEY, Australia, May 17 – A-League star and former Socceroo Mitch Nichols has been charged with drug possession after a police swoop on a Sydney pub, it emerged...
  • Capital Sports: We want third place, declares Guardiola
    Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is set to shake up his squad LONDON, United Kingdom, May 17 – Man City boss Pep Guardiola has insisted his side will give everything in their clash at Watford on Sunday in order to secure third place. A 3-1 defeat of West Bromwich Albion on Tuesday means City...
  • Capital Sports: Arsenal have a ‘good chance’ of top four-Wenger
    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on the touchline during the English Premier League match against Stoke City on May 13, 2017 LONDON, United Kingdom, May 17 – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said he believes the Gunners still have a “good chance” of making the top four after watching Alexis Sánchez...
  • Capital Sports: Sanchez keeps Arsenal in top-four hunt
    Arsenal’s striker Olivier Giroud (3R) sends the ball across to Arsenal’s striker Alexis Sanchez to score the second goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Sunderland at the Emirates Stadium in London on May 16, 2017 © AFP / Adrian DENNIS LONDON, United Kingdom,...
  • Capital Sports: Zabaleta bows out as Man City climb to third
    Manchester City’s striker Gabriel Jesus (C) turns to celebrate after scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match against West Bromwich Albion at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on May 16, 2017 © AFP / PAUL ELLIS MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, May 17...
  • Capital Sports: Nadal can’t fault Federer for skipping clay season
    Rafael Nadal’s record on clay courts this year is 15-0 after his victory at the Madrid Masters on May 14, 2017 © AFP / OSCAR DEL POZO ROME, Italy, May 16 – Rafael Nadal believes the decision by Roger Federer to skip Roland Garros and the clay season is logical as the Spaniard on Tuesday prepared to...
  • Capital Sports: Sharapova denied French Open wild card
    Maria Sharapova of Russia returns the ball to Christina McHale of US during their tennis match at the ATP Tennis Open tournament on May 15, 2017 © AFP/File / ANDREAS SOLARO PARIS, France, May 16 – Two-time champion Maria Sharapova will not play at Roland Garros this year after the French tennis...
  • Capital Sports: Man United predict record revenue for 2017
    Manchester United failed to qualify for this season’s Champions League, but their exploits in the Europa League have helped them to record strong financial results © AFP/File / SIMIN WANG LONDON, United Kingdom, May 16 – Manchester United predicted a record rise in annual revenue to between Sh74.6...
  • Capital Sports: 2024 Olympic fight set to go to the wire
    French President Emmanuel Macron (centre) met with members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission at the Elysee Palace in Paris, on May 16, 2017 © AFP / STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN Paris, France, May 16 – The fight between Los Angeles and Paris to host the 2024 Summer Olympics...
  • Capital Sports: Madrid midfielder Rodriguez offered to Man Utd
    Manchester United have been offered the chance to buy Real Madrid attacking midfielder James Rodriguez, according to Sky sources. PHOTO/SKY. LONDON, United Kingdom, May 16 – Manchester United have been offered the chance to buy Real Madrid attacking midfielder James Rodriguez, according to Sky...
  • Capital Sports: French expect backlash over Sharapova wildcard for Roland Garros
    Maria Sharapova in action during the Rome Masters on May 15, 2017 © AFP / ANDREAS SOLARO Paris, France, May 16 – French Open organisers are bracing for controversy ahead of Tuesday’s decision on whether to grant Maria Sharapova a wildcard for Roland Garros. The decision on whether the former world...
  • Capital Sports: Treble-chasing Juventus need focus for Lazio Cup final
    Juventus’ coach from Italy Massimiliano Allegri said, “It’s one step at a time: now, we’ve the Cup final, then we’ll concentrate on the league and, lastly, the Champions League” © AFP/File / MIGUEL MEDINA FOLIGNO, Italy, May 16 – Massimiliano Allegri has called for treble-chasing Juventus to make...
  • Capital Sports: Joshua could face Klitschko in Oct rematch
    Britain’s Anthony Joshua (R) throws a punch at Ukraine’s Wladimir Klitschko during the fourth round of their IBF, IBO and WBA, world Heavyweight title fight at Wembley Stadium in north west London on April 29, 2017 LONDON, United Kingdom, May 16 – A rematch between unified heavyweight champion...
  • Capital Sports: Conte expects Chelsea great Terry to play on
    Chelsea manager Antonio Conte (R) says John Terry is unlikely to retire after the FA Cup final match against Arsenal © AFP/File / Glyn KIRK LONDON, United Kingdom, May 16 – Chelsea manager Antonio Conte expects departing captain John Terry to play beyond the end of the season, despite the former...
  • Capital Sports: Nyayo Stadium to host Gor, Thika KPL match
    Gor Mahia striker George Odhiambo scores past AFC Leopards goalkeeper Ian Otieno during the Mashemeji Derby at the Nyayo Stadium on May 7, 2015. PHOTO/Raymond makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, May 16 – The Nyayo National Stadium which has been under renovation for the past six months will host Gor Mahia’s...
  • Capital Sports: John Terry undecided about playing future
    Chelsea’s defender John Terry (C) celebrates scoring on May 15, 2017 © AFP / Adrian DENNIS LONDON, United Kingdom, May 16 – Chelsea icon John Terry scored in what is likely to be his penultimate game for the newly-crowned champions and suggested unless a good offer came along he might retire after...
  • Capital Sports: Fabregas foils Watford in Chelsea title party
    Cesc Fabregas celebrates after helping Chelsea take the lead for the third time. PHOTO/Daily Mail LONDON, United Kingdom, May 16 –Substitute Cesc Fabregas scored an 88th-minute winner as new Premier League champions Chelsea edged Watford 4-3 in a richly entertaining game at Stamford Bridge on...
  • Capital Sports: Cavani wins French players’ player of the year
    Paris Saint Germain forward Edinson Cavani receives the French players’ Ligue 1 best player’s award on May 15, 2017 © AFP / FRANCK FIFE PARIS, France, May 15 – Paris Saint-Germain’s Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani was voted French players’ player of the year on Monday with Monaco striker Kylian...

Pages