• 17 Oct 2021 - SALOU, Spain, Oct 16 – Hyundai’s Thierry Neuville tightened his grip on the Rally of Spain on Saturday while Elfyn Evans saw his hopes of catching Toyota team-mate Sebastien Ogier in the title race suffer a setback ahead of Sunday’s finale. After Neuville won the 13th special along the fan-packed…
  • 17 Oct 2021 - LEICESTER, United Kingdom, Oct 16 – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted the pressure is building as the beleaguered boss questioned Manchester United’s desire after Saturday’s damaging 4-2 defeat at Leicester. Solskjaer will face renewed scrutiny after United’s collapse at the King Power Stadium left…
  • 17 Oct 2021 - BERLIN, Germany, Oct 16 – Erling Haaland celebrated his successful return from injury with a pitch-invading fan after scoring two goals in a 3-1 win over Mainz on Saturday to send Borussia Dortmund top of the Bundesliga overnight. Norwegian striker Haaland missed Dortmund’s last four games with a…
  • 17 Oct 2021 - LONDON, United Kingdom, Oct 16 – Thomas Tuchel saluted Edouard Mendy as the Chelsea goalkeeper’s superb display sealed a hard-fought 1-0 win at Brentford on Saturday. Tuchel’s side had been knocked out of pole position by Liverpool’s 5-0 rout of Watford a few hours earlier. But Chelsea had the…
  • 17 Oct 2021 - MILAN, Italy, Oct 16 – Reigning champions Inter Milan suffered their first Serie A defeat of the season as they lost a bad-tempered game 3-1 to Lazio on Saturday, while AC Milan fought back from two goals down against Verona to go top of the table. Inter were incensed after Felipe Anderson tapped…
  • 17 Oct 2021 - PARIS, France, Oct 16 – Reigning French champions Lille suffered a 1-0 loss away to promoted Clermont on Saturday, with the club president accusing the team of “individual and collective poverty” for a performance which followed a run of three wins. Vital N’Simba drilled in from 20 metres just…
  • 16 Oct 2021 - MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Oct 16 – Manchester City remained on Liverpool’s tails at the top of the Premier League by seeing off Burnley 2-0 at the Etihad thanks to goals from Bernardo Silva and Kevin De Bruyne on Saturday. Pep Guardiola’s men were far from their fluent best, but did enough to…
  • 16 Oct 2021 - WATFORD, United Kingdom, Oct 16 – Mohamed Salah scored another brilliant individual goal and Roberto Firmino hit a hat-trick as Liverpool ruined Claudio Ranieri’s first match as Watford manager with a 5-0 victory on Saturday. Salah underlined why Liverpool are so desperate to get the Egypt forward…
  • 16 Oct 2021 - NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 16 – The donation of 60 hand washing stations together with liquid soap by the Shining Hope For Communities (SHOFCO) to the County of Nairobi could not have come at the right time for the city residents like October 15, the Global Hand Washing Day. This also comes at a time when…
  • 16 Oct 2021 - MADRID, Spain, Oct 16 – Ronald Koeman said on Saturday Barcelona will have a team to win La Liga once their injured players have recovered. Barca sit ninth in the table ahead of a crunch week that includes league games against Valencia on Sunday and Real Madrid next weekend, with a Champions League…
  • 28 Aug 2021 - NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 28 – Goalkeeper Patrick Matasi has made a return to the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) Premier League and signed a two-year deal with Tusker FC, for what he has termed as unfinished business. Matasi spent three months at the club in 2018 before making a mega money move to…
  • 28 Aug 2021 - TOKYO, Japan, Aug 28 – Team Kenya registered mixed results on Saturday in the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games with Felix Kipruto finishing outside the medal bracket in the men’s 1500m-T46 Final while Para-Rower Asiya Mohamed dropped to the classification event. With Asiya already out of the…
  • 28 Aug 2021 - TOKYO, Japan, Aug 28 – The battered round wheels collide like Viking shields, as the combatants of wheelchair rugby dodge, battle, and score in a sport that players say upends preconceptions about disability. “It’s a sport that breaks stereotypes, where we push beyond our limits,” said Christophe…
  • 28 Aug 2021 - PARIS, France, Aug 27 – Olympic 100m champion Elaine Thompson-Herah insisted Friday she was too fatigued to contemplate an assault on Florence Griffith-Joyner’s 33-year-old world record but added: “Maybe I can put all the ingredients together next year”. Thompson-Herah ran the second fastest ever…
  • 28 Aug 2021 - NEW YORK, United States, Aug 27 – Defending US Open champion Naomi Osaka has ruled out any future repeats of her abrupt withdrawal from the French Open, saying Friday she would have handled the controversy differently if given the chance. The four-time Grand Slam winner, seeking her third New York…
  • 27 Aug 2021 - LIVERPOOL, United Kingdom, Aug 27 – Liverpool and Chelsea face off in the first heavyweight clash between title contenders of the Premier League season, while Arsenal aim to get off the mark when they visit Manchester City on Saturday. Arsenal suffered at the hands of Chelsea last weekend as Romelu…
  • 27 Aug 2021 - PARIS, France, Aug 27 – Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will miss Saturday’s 100m race at the Diamond League meeting in Paris due to fatigue, organisers announced on Friday. The 34-year-old, Olympic 100m champion in 2008 and 2012, exacted revenge on rival and fellow Jamaican Elaine Thompson-Herah for…
  • 27 Aug 2021 - LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 27 – Mikel Arteta says he will be sticking to the direction he is taking Arsenal despite a dreadful start to their Premier League campaign which has led to further unrest from fans. The former Arsenal midfielder takes his side to champions Manchester City on Saturday…
  • 27 Aug 2021 - LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 27 – A British court on Friday remanded Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy in custody after he was charged with four counts of rape and one count of sexual assault. The 27-year-old appeared at Chester Magistrates’ Court in north west England to face accusations…
  • 27 Aug 2021 - MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Aug 27 – Cristiano Ronaldo completed an emotional return to Manchester United on Friday, 12 years after leaving as the world’s most expensive player, tasked with firing the Red Devils back to the top of the English and European game. The 36-year-old has forced a return…
  • 27 Aug 2021 - NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 27 – For sports betting fanatics, winning big is always the ultimate goal. Not long ago seven lucky Kenyans became instant millionaires after placing their winning bets on the Odibets Mega Jackpot platform. How did they do it, you may ask? With a stake of only Sh95, the seven…
  • 27 Aug 2021 - MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Aug 26 – Manchester City suspended Benjamin Mendy on Thursday after police confirmed the Frenchman has been charged with four counts of rape and one count of sexual assault. “Benjamin Mendy, aged 27, has been charged with four counts of rape and one count of sexual…
  • 27 Aug 2021 - TOKYO, Japan, Aug 27 – The athletics program at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games started off today at the Olympic Stadium with Kenya falling off the medal bracket in the men’s 5000m-T11. Team Captain Rodgers Kiprop finished fourth in a Personal Best time of 15 minutes, 27.06 Seconds and he said that…
  • 26 Aug 2021 - NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 26 – FIBA Africa Zone Five Most Valuable Player (MVP) Victoria Reynolds is the LG/SJAK Sports Personality of the Month for the month of July. This follows her incredible performance at the Zone Five Afrobasket qualifiers held on 12 to 17 July, 2021 where she helped the national…
  • 26 Aug 2021 - TOKYO, Japan, Aug 26 – After missing out the podium finish at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, Kenya’s powerlifter Hellen Wawira says that performance has motivated her to go for the World Record in the next international competition. Making her debut in the Paralympics and the only African in the…
  • 26 Aug 2021 - NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 26 – Defending Champion Baldev Chager says he can see potential with the VW Polo R5 after testing the car he will drive for the second time at KCB Machakos Rally this Sunday. The “Flying Singh”, who has previously sat on Group N and R4 Mitsubishi EvolutionX cars, drove the VW…
  • 25 Aug 2021 - TOKYO, Japan, Aug 25 – Kenyan para-rower Asiya Mohamed believes psychology and mental toughness will be a crucial facet to her Paralympic Games campaign in Tokyo, Japan. Multi-talented Asiya will compete on Friday in the PR1 Women’s Single Sculls at the Sea Forest Waterway and she revealed that she…
  • 25 Aug 2021 - NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 25 – Ultra running and trail king Limo Kipkemoi has become the first man to ever summit both Mt Kilimanjaro and Mt Kenya, covering over 400km between the two mountains, within 8 days and running alone without any support. Limo was all smiles after overcoming the ultimate test of…
  • 25 Aug 2021 - LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 25 – Harry Kane ended speculation over a potential move to Manchester City by announcing on Wednesday he will remain at Tottenham this season. The 28-year-old is the second top goalscorer in Tottenham’s history with 221, but is yet to win a major trophy at club or…
  • 25 Aug 2021 - PARIS, France, Aug 25 – Paris Saint-Germain turned down Real Madrid’s bid to prise away Kylian Mbappe on Wednesday, with sporting director Leonardo saying the offer of around Ksh 20.6 Billion (160 million euros) was “not enough” for a player they wanted “to keep”. “Our position has always been to…
  • 23 Aug 2021 - CAIRO, Egypt, Aug 23 – Egypt’s football association (EFA) said on Monday Liverpool had refused to release Mohamed Salah for the Pharaohs’ upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Angola and Gabon due to UK quarantine regulations. “The Association was informed by Liverpool of their regret of Mohamed…
  • 23 Aug 2021 - London, United Kingdom, Aug 23 – Arsenal and Mikel Arteta appeared to be the perfect fit but now the Spanish manager is being assailed by fans across the world, including the President of Rwanda, after the Gunners’ worst start to a league season in their 118-year history. The 39-year-old is being…
  • 23 Aug 2021 - PARIS, France, Aug 23 – Sadio Mane scored his 50th English Premier League goal for Liverpool to clinch a 2-0 home win over Burnley at the weekend. The Senegal star and reigning African Footballer of the Year struck midway through the second half at Anfield to reach the milestone. Algeria captain…
  • 23 Aug 2021 - BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Aug 23 – Superstar Lionel Messi was called up on Monday to the Argentina squad due to face his new Paris Saint-Germain teammate Neymar and Brazil in a World Cup qualifier next month. The crunch CONMEBOL encounter on September 5 will mark the first time the two icons face…
  • 23 Aug 2021 - CINCINNATI, United States, Aug 22 – Alexander Zverev backed up his Olympic triumph with a fifth ATP Masters 1000 title as he crushed Andrey Rublev 6-2, 6-3 in Cincinnati on Sunday. The German needed less than an hour against his longtime childhood friend and rival to lift the trophy and put himself…
  • 23 Aug 2021 - NICE, France, Aug 22 – The French Ligue 1 game between Nice and Marseille was abandoned Sunday when fans of the home side invaded the pitch and angrily confronted opposing player Dimitri Payet, who had thrown a bottle lobbed at him back into the crowd, before an ugly brawl broke out involving…
  • 23 Aug 2021 - MILAN, Italy, Aug 22 – Cristiano Ronaldo was denied a last-gasp winner to save Juventus after his stoppage-time header was ruled out for offside in a dramatic 2-2 draw at Udinese, while Jose Mourinho got off to a winning start at Roma with a 3-1 victory over Fiorentina. Ronaldo started on the bench…
  • 23 Aug 2021 - LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 22 – Romelu Lukaku described his second Chelsea debut as “dominant” after scoring his first Premier League goal for the Blues as the European champions outclassed Arsenal 2-0 on Sunday. The Belgian has returned to Stamford Bridge for a club record £97 million ($132…
  • 23 Aug 2021 - SOUTHAMPTON, United Kingdom, Aug 22 – Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has warned football is in danger of becoming as physical as rugby if the current lenient guidelines are kept in place. Solskjaer was frustrated when referee Craig Pawson’s decision not to award a foul on Bruno…
  • 23 Aug 2021 - KABUL, Afghanistan, Aug 23 – The crack of bat on ball echoes around Kabul’s international stadium as Afghanistan’s top cricketers prepare for their next tour — just days after the country fell to the Taliban. The calm of the empty stadium is a surreal contrast to scenes just a few kilometres north…
  • 20 Aug 2021 - NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 20 – Jackline Chepkoech completely annihilated the field to clinch Kenya’s third gold medal at the World Under 20 Championships on Friday with victory in the women’s steeplechase. Chepkoech lapped nearly 80pc of the field as she stopped the clock in 9:27.28 while Compatriot…
  • 20 Aug 2021 - NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 20 – Amos Serem and Simon Koech stormed to Sunday’s 3,000m steeplechase final at the World Athletics Under-20 Championships after blazing their heats at Kasarni this afternoon. Serem wowed the crowd with his assured run, staying behind Ethiopian Tadese Takele before teasing him…
  • 20 Aug 2021 - LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 20 – Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta said on Friday he was surprised his side were forced to play their Premier League opener at Brentford last week despite a coronavirus outbreak that saw four players test positive. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Alexandre Lacazette, Willian…
  • 20 Aug 2021 - NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 20 – The Kenyan duo of Purity Chepkirui and Winnie Jemutai have stormed into Saturday’s final of the 1500m at the World Under-20 Championships after earning qualifying slots from the heats on Friday morning. While Chepkirui stormed to victory in her heat, Jemutai just managed to…
  • 20 Aug 2021 - TOKYO, Japan, Aug 20 – Kenya’s Ambassador to Japan Tabu Irina is optimistic the Kenya Paralympic team will surpass it’s 2016 performance when the Tokyo 2020 Games begin on August 24 in Japan. Irina made her sentiments Thursday following a virtual meeting with the first batch of the Kenyan National…
  • 20 Aug 2021 - NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 20 – Kamar Etyang says he bears no hard feelings or pain after missing the Tokyo Olympic Games, but says his focus is fully flexed on clinching the 1500m World Athletics Under-20 title in Nairobi. Etyang finished second at the Kenyan trials for the Olympic Games and earned…
  • 20 Aug 2021 - NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 20 -Tina Clayton says she is delighted to have successfully ensured the women’s 100m World Athletics Under-20 Championships title stays in Jamaica as she s=followed Olympic Gold Medalist Brianna Williams’ path in clinching the title. Williams who claimed the gold medal at the…
  • 20 Aug 2021 - CINCINNATI, United States, Aug 19 – Naomi Osaka has no regrets over her stunning third-round loss Thursday at the ATP and WTA Cincinnati Masters to Swiss wild card Jil Teichmann. The four-time Grand Slam champion went down 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 to the world number 76 and admitted after the upset that her…
  • 20 Aug 2021 - PARIS, France, Aug 19 – A new-look Tottenham slipped to a 1-0 defeat at Pacos de Ferreira of Portugal in their Europa Conference League play-off first leg on Thursday. Coach Nuno Espirito Santo made 11 changes to the team that defeated champions Manchester City in their Premier League opener at the…
  • 20 Aug 2021 - LAS VEGAS, United States, Aug 20 – Manny Pacquiao says a change of opponent has not affected his training as he attempts to reclaim his world welterweight crown after a two-year absence from the ring on Saturday. The Filipino boxing icon faces WBA champion Yordenis Ugas at Las Vegas’s T-Mobile…
  • 20 Aug 2021 - TOKYO, Japan, Aug 20 – At a Tokyo cafe, Michio Imai greets a customer, but not in person. He’s hundreds of kilometres away, operating a robot waiter as part of an experiment in inclusive employment. Dawn cafe’s robots are intended to be more than a gimmick, offering job opportunities to people who…
  • 19 Aug 2021 - ROME, Italy, Aug 19 – Inter Milan kick off the new Serie A season on Saturday in the midst of fan protests and money troubles that threaten to derail their title defence before it has even begun. A dramatic summer for the champions reached its lowest ebb last week when star striker Romelu Lukaku…
  • 19 Aug 2021 - EUGENE, United States, Aug 19 – Sha’Carri Richardson faces off against Elaine Thompson-Herah in the Olympic 100m final that might have been at a star-studded Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting in Oregon on Saturday. US sprinter Richardson was barred from the Tokyo Olympics after being given…
  • 19 Aug 2021 - PARIS, France, Aug 19 – Real Madrid are not hiding their desire to sign Kylian Mbappe but Paris Saint-Germain coach Mauricio Pochettino insists he can’t imagine the France superstar playing for another club this season. Mbappe is out of contract next June and his future has dominated headlines in…