Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: No fresh approaches for Sanchez -Wenger
    According to reports surfacing on Monday night, Premier League leaders Manchester City are aiming to bid Sh4.1bn (£30m) to sign the Chile international in the current transfer window. LONDON, United Kingdom, Jan 9 – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger revealed the club have not been contacted with...
  • Capital Sports: Wenger vows to fine Iwobi over partying
    Iwobi started as holders Arsenal were knocked out of the FA Cup by Nottingham Forest. Photo/COURTESY LONDON, United Kingdom, Jan 9 – Arsene Wenger will fine Alex Iwobi if claims the forward was partying less than 48 hours before Arsenal’s FA Cup defeat by Nottingham Forest are proved true. The 21-...
  • Capital Sports: LeBron James slams H&M ad of black child wearing ‘monkey’ hoodie
    LeBron James posted his fourth triple-double in five games with 20 points, 12 rebounds and 15 assists as the streaking Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Washington Wizards 106-99 STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan 9 – NBA superstar LeBron James on Tuesday lashed out at an H...
  • Capital Sports: World cricketers join Maasai Warriors to save white rhinos
    In addition to the Maasai and the two-time winners of the Last Male Standing Rhino Cup, the Obuya Academy (led by Kenyan cricket legend David Obuya), the tournament will see teams from Kenya, the British Army Training Unit Kenya (BATUK), the Australian High Commission and a number of international...
  • Capital Sports: Coutinho: The beauty of Liverpool and its fans
    Barcelona’s new Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho poses with his new jersey during his official presentation in Barcelona on January 8, 2018 LONDON, United Kingdom, Jan 9 – Philippe Coutinho has posted an emotional farewell message to Liverpool in which he talks about the “beauty of the club...
  • Capital Sports: Top Japan canoeist banned for ‘evil’ drink spiking
    The Japan Canoe Federation said it will consider expelling Yasuhiro Suzuki permanently as he has a history of sabotaging competitors © AFP/File / ANTONY DICKSON TOKYO, Japan, Jan 9 – Japan’s anti-doping body has banned a top canoeist for eight years after he spiked a rival’s drink with a banned...
  • Capital Sports: Chinese FA warns clubs over Aubameyang ‘bidding war’
    Chinese media have been filled for days with reports that a deal has been reached for Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to move to Fabio Cannavaro’s Chinese Super League champions Guangzhou Evergrande after the Bundesliga season © AFP/File / John MACDOUGALL SHANGHAI, China, Jan 9 – China’s...
  • Capital Sports: Federer eyes fresh ‘fairytale’ as Slam rivals struggle
    Roger Federer is coming off an extraordinary 2017, when he won a fifth Australian Open title and a record eighth at Wimbledon © AFP/File / Greg Wood MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan 9 – The prospects of an unprecedented 20th Grand Slam victory have strengthened for ageless wonder Roger Federer as his main...
  • Capital Sports: Griezmann wanted Sh55m-a-week to join United
    Antoine Griezmann was heavily linked with a move in the close season, but with Atletico Madrid under a transfer ban, signed a new contract to stay until 2022 LONDON, United Kingdom, Jan 9 – Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann is said to be asking for as much as Sh55mn (£400,000)-a-week to...
  • Capital Sports: Nadal beaten in Melbourne but injured knee ‘fine’
    Rafael Nadal said his knee held up “fine” during his lose to Richard Gasquet at the Kooyong Classic tournament in Melbourne © AFP / WILLIAM WEST MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan 9 – World number one Rafael Nadal lost his first match of the year 6-4, 7-5 to Richard Gasquet at the Kooyong Classic on Tuesday...
  • Capital Sports: Koth Biro top scorer dreams of K’Ogalo move
    Koth Biro Golden Boot winner Abraham Dawo receives his trophy from former Kenyan international Mike Okoth, father to Liverpool FC forward Divock Origi. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 8- Having hit six goals for South B United in their campaign to be crowned Koth Biro champions, striker...
  • Capital Sports: Amonde returns from injury to boost Shujaa
    Andrew Amonde (centre) observes during training alongside Collins Injera (left) and Oscar Ouma during a Kenya Sevens training session at the Kenya Rugby Union Ground. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 8- The national rugby sevens team has been boosted with the return of influential skipper...
  • Capital Sports: Murray announces hip surgery, eyes grasscourt season
    Andy Murray, seen here in December 2017, announced he had hip surgery in Australia and was hoping to return to competitive tennis in time for the grasscourt season midway through the year © AFP/File / Patrick HAMILTON LONDON, United Kingdom, Jan 8 – Andy Murray announced he had hip surgery in...
  • Capital Sports: Gor set for 12-day Narok pre-season camp
    Gor Mahia midfielder Oliver Maloba controls the ball under pressure from teammate Innocent Wafula during a training session at the Camp Toyoyo Ground on September 7, 2017.Photo/TIMOTHY OLOBULU NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 8- Kenyan Premier League champions Gor Mahia have chosen to relocate 12 days of their...
  • Capital Sports: Odera names five foreign based players in Chipu squad
    National rugby U-19 head coach Paul Odera (left) while naming the team for the CAR 1A Cup in 2017. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 8- National rugby Under-19 head coach Paul Odera has named five foreign-based players in his 37-man squad that will step up preparations ahead of the Rugby...
  • Capital Sports: In pictures: South B savor Koth Biro title
    South B United players celebrate after clinching the Koth Biro title at the Umeme Grounds in Ziwani on January 7, 2018. PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 8- After persevering constant chants of ‘spaghetti boys’ from the partisan crowd at the Umeme Ground in Ziwani on Sunday evening, South B...
  • Capital Sports: Australia complete dominant 4-0 Ashes series rout of England
    Australia’s cricket team celebrates after retaining the Ashes trophy, defeating England on the final day of the fifth Ashes Test © AFP / WILLIAM WEST SYDNEY, Australia, Jan 8 – Australia ruthlessly extinguished England’s resistance to claim an innings victory in the fifth Ashes Test and complete a...
  • Capital Sports: Nadal, Djokovic to test injuries at Kooyong
    Novak Djokovic hasn’t played competitively since a right elbow problem forced him to quit Wimbledon in the quarter-finals in July © AFP/File / GLYN KIRK MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan 8 – Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will use the Kooyong Classic starting Tuesday as a convenient emergency stop to gain...
  • Capital Sports: Richardson’s late strike lifts Heat over Jazz
    Goran Dragic scored 16 points as the Miami Heat scored a much-needed 103-102 victory over the Utah Jazz © GETTY/AFP/File / Cliff Hawkins MIAMI, United States, Jan 8 – Miami forward Josh Richardson drove for a layup with 5.1 seconds left to lift the Heat to a much-needed 103-102 NBA victory over the...
  • Capital Sports: Coutinho move could spark spending spree
    It took the third largest amount ever paid for a footballer to prise Philippe Coutinho away from Liverpool and the rumour mill has already linked the club with Leicester’s Algerian winger Riyad Mahrez (R) © AFP/File / Lindsey PARNABY PARIS, France, Jan 8 – Philippe Coutinho’s 160-million-euro (Sh19...

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