• 19 Jan 2020 - LIVERPOOL, United Kingdom, Jan 19 – Liverpool stretched their commanding lead at the top of the Premier League to 16 points and advantage over Manchester United to 30 as goals from Virgil van Dijk and Mohamed Salah earned a 2-0 win over their historic rivals at Anfield. A 13th straight league win…
  • 19 Jan 2020 - NANYUKI, Kenya, Jan 19 – Debutants Ulinzi Youth came from a goal down to beat Juja Youth Soccer Association (JYSA) 3-1 to clinch the Chapa Dimba na Safaricom Central Region boys’ title at the Nanyuki Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Clinton Sheitara scored the opener for JYSA, but a spirited Ulinzi…
  • 19 Jan 2020 - NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 19 – Nigeria’s former Africa player of the year Victor Ikpeba will be the chief guest at the 2019 Safaricom Sports Personality of the Year Awards (SOYA) to be held January 24 at the Mombasa Sports Club. The former Nigeria Super Eagles star, who was crowned Africa’s finest in…
  • 19 Jan 2020 - MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan 19 – Novak Djokovic Sunday said tennis’s young guns were “very, very close” to winning a Grand Slam with emotional maturity the only missing ingredient if they want to stay on top. The 16-time Major winner, who is gunning for an eighth Australian Open title, knows that the…
  • 19 Jan 2020 - LOS ANGELES, United States, Jan 19 – Conor McGregor made a triumphant return to the UFC octagon on Saturday, pummelling Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone for a technical knockout victory in just 40 seconds. The mixed martial arts superstar from Ireland — returning to the Ultimate Fighting Championship for…
  • 19 Jan 2020 - NANYUKI, Kenya, Jan 19 – The magical Jane Njeri struck a second half brace as defending champions Falling Waters successfully retained their Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom Central Region girls’ title with a 3-1 win over Limuru Starlets at the Nanyuki Stadium on Sunday. Njeri who has finished the…
  • 18 Jan 2020 - NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 18 – The Kenya men’s basketball team Morans booked a place in the next round of the 2021 Fiba Afro-basketball pre-qualifiers after providing a spirited fight to down tough opponents South Sudan 74-68 in a tight contest played on Saturday at a fully packed Nyayo National Stadium…
  • 18 Jan 2020 - NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 18 – Hosts Mwamba RFC fell to a second successive loss after going down 13-18 to visitors Nakuru as the Kenya Cup entered the 11th round on Saturday. In other results, Kenyatta University’s BlakBlad hammered Western Bulls 44-0, Impala were 37-29 victors over Menengai Oilers,…
  • 18 Jan 2020 - MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Jan 18 – Wilfried Zaha played a key role in a dramatic Crystal Palace equaliser in a 2-2 draw at Manchester City, after two goals in the final eight minutes from Sergio Aguero had appeared to have secured all three points for Pep Guardiola’s side. The Palace winger was…
  • 18 Jan 2020 - LONDON, United Kingdom, Jan 18 – Arsenal’s faint hopes of a top-four finish in the Premier League suffered another blow as John Fleck’s late equaliser secured a valuable point for Sheffield United’s own European ambitions in a 1-1 draw at the Emirates. Gabriel Martinelli had filled the void left by…
  • 18 Jan 2020 - LONDON, United Kingdom, Jan 18 – Watford held Tottenham to a goalless draw on Saturday to extend their unbeaten run in the Premier League and further damage Spurs’ Champions League ambitions. When Nigel Pearson took over at Vicarage Road last month Watford looked doomed ro relegation but he has put…
  • 18 Jan 2020 - NANYUKI, Kenya, Jan 18 – On their debut, Ulinzi Youth is optimistic of clinching the Central Region Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom title after narrowly edging out Kirinyaga’s Kiamatugu by a solitary goal at the Nanyuki Stadium on Saturday to book a slot in Sunday’s final. Brian Kefero scored the lone…
  • 18 Jan 2020 - NANYUKI, Kenya, Jan 18 – Roy Kimoi scored the winner with four minutes to play as the Juja Youth Soccer Association (JYSA) came from a goal down to beat Irigiro from Murang’a 2-1 to progress to the Central Region final of the Chapa Dimba na Safaricom Championship in Nanyuki on Saturday. Dickson…
  • 18 Jan 2020 - NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 18 – World champion Hellen Obiri and Ethiopia’s Tadese will be the marquee athletes at the ‘Cross Internacional de Itálica’ in Santiponce on the outskirts of Seville on Sunday, the sixth leg of the 2019/20 World Athletics Cross Country Permit series. The event promises to be a…
  • 18 Jan 2020 - NANYUKI, Kenya, Jan 18 –  Limuru Starlets have set up a mouth-watering clash against holders Falling Waters in the Chapa Dimba na Safaricom Central Region finals after seeing off Achievers Queens 5-1 at the Nanyuki Stadium on Saturday. This will be a repeat of last year’s finals and is expected to…
  • 18 Jan 2020 - LONDON, United Kingdom, Jan 18 – Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes the decision to move the Africa Cup of Nations back to its traditional January slot is a “catastrophe” for the club. The tournament was scheduled to be hosted by Cameroon in the summer of 2021, which already clashed with the…
  • 18 Jan 2020 - MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan 18 – Roger Federer demanded better communication about air quality at the Australian Open Saturday after smoke from bushfires hit the tournament’s build-up, as officials announced new guidelines on pollution. Federer, the 20-time Grand Slam champion, said a lack of…
  • 18 Jan 2020 - , Kenya, Jan 18 – Defending champions Falling Waters put up a sizzling performance, living up to their former name as ‘Barcelona Queens’, thrashing Nyeri’s Karima Queens 12-0 at the Nanyuki Stadium on Saturday morning to qualify for the final of the Central Region Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom…
  • 18 Jan 2020 - MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan 18 – Defending Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka said Saturday that 2019 was the “toughest year of my life” after the Japanese ploughed through several coaches and suffered a major dip in form. The 22-year-old began last year in spectacular fashion, winning in Melbourne…
  • 17 Jan 2020 - Manchester, United Kingdom, Jan 17 – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed Harry Maguire as Manchester United’s new captain less than six months after his £80 million ($104 million) move from Leicester. Maguire will take over as skipper from Ashley Young, who is expected to complete his move to Inter…
  • 17 Jan 2020 - NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 17 – The gladiatorial match-up the whole world has been waiting for – Eliud Kipchoge versus Kenenisa Bekele – is on and will take place on 26 April at the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon. Two of the greatest distance runners in history and the two fastest men ever over the…
  • 17 Jan 2020 - LONDON, United Kingdom, Jan 17 – Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil admits he had a ‘hard time’ under former manager Unai Emery but is now enjoying his football once again. The German suggested Emery’s replacement Mikel Arteta has a better connection with the Arsenal players and says that he feels…
  • 17 Jan 2020 - QIDDIYA, Saudi Arabia, Jan 17 – Veteran Spanish driver Carlos Sainz won the Dakar Rally for the third time on Friday, finishing with a comfortable winning margin in Saudi Arabia. The 57-year-old led from the third stage and crossed the finish line 6min 21sec ahead of nearest challenger and reigning…
  • 17 Jan 2020 - NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 17 – Outgoing Kenya National Rally Championship (KNRC) Division 2 Champion Issa Amwari has been promoted to Premier Class following a career best season which saw him finish joint seventh with Ian Duncan on the 2019 drivers log. Former KNRC Division 3 and S Class Drivers…
  • 17 Jan 2020 - LONDON, United Kingdom, Jan 17 – Liverpool can widen the chasm between themselves and Manchester United to a staggering 30 points if they come out on top in the battle between England’s two most successful clubs at Anfield on Sunday. Jurgen Klopp’s men look destined to end a 30-year wait to win a…
  • 17 Jan 2020 - NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 17 – Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer may be forced into a move in the transfer market after the club agreed to sell Ashley Young to Inter Milan. United had made it clear that they wanted to keep the former England international, after offering Young a new one-year…
  • 17 Jan 2020 - NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 17 – Patrick Vieira has revealed he was not interested in the Arsenal job when it became available following Unai Emery’s sacking in November. Vieira is currently in his second year as head coach at French Ligue 1 side Nice after also managing New York City FC but has no plans…
  • 17 Jan 2020 - LONDON, United Kingdom, Jan 17 – Andy Murray on Thursday said he would have to further delay his comeback after failing to shake off a pelvic injury. The 32-year-old former world number one, who hasn’t played since the Davis Cup Finals in Spain in November, had pencilled in a return at either…
  • 16 Jan 2020 - LONDON, United Kingdom, Jan 16 – Aston Villa are closing in on a deal for Genk and Tanzanian striker Mbwana Samatta, according to reports. It is thought no deal has been struck yet with the Belgium club as negotiations continue. Sky Sports News first reported that Villa wanted to sign the 27-year-…
  • 16 Jan 2020 - PARIS, France, Jan 16 – Europe’s top-division clubs generated a combined profit for the second successive year in 2018, but the gap between the wealthiest sides and the rest continues to grow, according to a new report published by UEFA. The annual “benchmarking” report from European football’s…