Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Wolff issues rallying cry for Hamilton F1 title bid   
    Mercedes’ British driver Lewis Hamilton drives his car during the qualifying session of the Formula One Austria Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, on July 8, 2017 © APA/AFP/File / HERBERT NEUBAUER SPIELBERG BEI KNITTELFELD, Austria, Jul 10 – Mercedes team chief Toto Wolff has issued a...
  • Capital Sports: Gor match will provide perfect start -Rooney
    Rooney puts pen to paper to finalise the free transfer from Manchester United.PHOTO/Daily Mail NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 10 – Wayne Rooney says Everton’s pre-season trip to Tanzania where the Toffees will face record 15-time Kenyan Premier League champions Gor Mahia provides the perfect opportunity for...
  • Capital Sports: New Zealand to keep lion’s share of bumper rugby tour profits
    The British and Irish Lions’ 10-match New Zealand tour was virtually a sellout, with 342,000 tickets sold as tens of thousands of Lions fans poured in for an event that only happens once every 12 years © AFP/File / PETER PARKS WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Jul 10 – New Zealand Rugby revealed Monday that...
  • Capital Sports: Tevez’s Chinese club hit out at fixing claims
    Shanghai Shenhua playing Jiangsu Suning in March: Carlos Tevez’s club is taking legal action over suggestions of match-fixing © AFP/File / STR SHANGHAI, China, Jul 10 – Carlos Tevez’s Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua say they are taking legal action over suggestions of match-fixing after they grabbed...
  • Capital Sports: Rooney says he wears Everton pyjamas
    Wayne Rooney is back with his boyhood club (pic from @Everton). PHOTO/Sky Sports LONDON, United Kingdom, Jul 10 – Wayne Rooney has revealed he has been wearing Everton pyjamas for the past 13 years. The England international has returned to his boyhood club on a two-year contract having left the...
  • Capital Sports: Lukaku pays gushing farewell to Everton
    Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku is Everton’s record Premier League goalscorer with 68 goals after joining the Goodison Park side in 2014 © AFP/File / Glyn KIRK LONDON, United Kingdom, Jul 10 – Romelu Lukaku bid a fond farewell to Everton as he contemplated life with Manchester United following his...
  • Capital Sports: Kerr impressed with Gor Mahia quality
    New Gor Mahia head coach Dylan Kerr shares tactics with assistant coach Zedekiah Otieno at half time during their GOtv Shield match against Bandari at the Thika Stadium on July 9, 2017. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 10 – New Gor Mahia head coach Dylan Kerr is impressed with the quality...
  • Capital Sports: Matano ready to roar Ingwe back to the top
    New AFC leopards head coach Robert Matano taking charge of his final match as BIdco FC coach on July 9, 2017. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 10 – Robert Matano has promised to take AFC Leopards back to the top as he prepares for a return to the club he coached in 2010 and 2011, saying he...
  • Capital Sports: IAAF clears 16 Russians to compete as neutrals
    Aleksandr Menkov, pictured in 2015, is among sixteen Russian athletes who will compete as neutrals © AFP/File / ADRIAN DENNIS PARIS, France, Jul 9 – Sixteen Russian athletes, including 2013 world long jump champion Aleksandr Menkov, were given the green light Sunday to compete internationally as...
  • Capital Sports: Farah eases to victory in London, Thompson edges Schippers
    Britain’s Mo Farah celebrates after winning the 3000m at the IAAF Diamond League Anniversary Games in London on July 9, 2017 © AFP / Ben STANSALL LONDON, United Kingdom, Jul 9 – British athletics great Mo Farah eased to victory in the 3000 metres at the Diamond League meet in the London Stadium on...
  • Capital Sports: Vettel claims Bottas start at Austrian GP was ‘un-human’
    Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas (right) shakes hands with Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel after the Austraian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg on July 9, 2017 © AFP / Andrej ISAKOVIC SPIELBERG, Austria, Jul 9 – A headstrong Sebastian Vettel continued to flirt with controversy on Sunday by...
  • Capital Sports: Mino Raiola: ‘Genius’ and ‘big mouth’ best friend to the stars
    Football agent Mino Raiola © AFP/File / VALERY HACHE HAARLEM, Netherlands, Jul 9 – Dressed in a T-shirt and jeans or tracksuit and trainers, it is easy to mistake Mino Raiola for just another chubby beer-loving football fan rather than the razor-sharp mind who dominates the world transfer market....
  • Capital Sports: Rooney bids to revive career with Everton
    Wayne Rooney has left Manchester United to return to Premier League side Everton © AFP/File / Odd ANDERSEN LONDON, United Kingdom, Jul 9 – England and Manchester United’s record goalscorer Wayne Rooney declared himself “ecstatic” after completing a move back to Everton, the club where he first...
  • Capital Sports: Valtteri Bottas beats Vettel in Austrian GP
    Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas celebrates on the podium after winning the Austrian Grand Prix on July 9, 2017 © AFP / Andrej ISAKOVIC SPIELBERG, Austria, Jul 9 – Valtteri Bottas roared to the second victory of his career on Sunday when he won the Austrian Grand Prix for Mercedes ahead of...
  • Capital Sports: Bandari eliminate Gor from GOtv Shield on penalties
    Bandari FC players celebrate at the Thik Stadium after eliminating Gor Mahia from the GOtv Shield on July 9, 2017. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu THIKA, Kenya, Jul 9- Substitute keeper Joseph Okoth was the hero as 2013 GOtv Shield champions Bandari eliminated 10-time Champions Gor Mahia with a 6-5 post-...
  • Capital Sports: Real’s Ramos ‘calm’ over Ronaldo exit rumours
    Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has been linked with a move away from the club © AFP/File / CRISTINA QUICLER MADRID, Spain, Jul 9 – Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos says he is “very calm” about rumours linking Cristiano Ronaldo with a move away from the Spanish capital. “In that sense I am...
  • Capital Sports: Security tightened at Kasarani ahead of WU18
    GSU officers paroling at Kasarani Stadium ahead of the IAAF World U18 Championships to be hosted in Nairobi.PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 9- Three days to the 10th and final edition of the IAAF World Under-18 Championships, security at the Moi International Sports Centre Kasarani is at...
  • Capital Sports: Wimbledon heavyweights braced for ‘Manic Monday’
    Andy Murray who has battled hip pain, is the only one of the ‘Big Four’ leading male tennis players to have dropped a set in the first week of Wimbledon © AFP/File / Glyn KIRK LONDON, United Kingdom, Jul 9 – For the first time since 2011, the top four men’s seeds have reached the Wimbledon last-16...
  • Capital Sports: Utd move realises childhood dream -Lukaku
    Belgian forward Romelu Lukaku is on his way from Everton to Manchester United © AFP/File / Glyn KIRK LONDON, United Kingdom, Jul 9 – Romelu Lukaku says his move from Everton to Manchester United for a reported Sh10mn (£75m) is the opportunity he dreamed of as a child. The 24-year-old Belgian...
  • Capital Sports: Olympics chiefs face ‘important’ decisions as vote looms: Bach
    International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach © AFP/File / Fabrice COFFRINI LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Jul 9 – Olympic chief Thomas Bach said on Sunday the IOC faced “very important decisions” as the vote on awarding the 2024 and 2028 Games simultaneously loomed in Lausanne. Paris is battling...

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