Capital Sports

  • Capital Sports: Government bails out cash strapped Ingwe
    AFC Leopards players walk into the pitch for their CAF Confederation Cup tie against Fosa Juniors of Madagascar at the Bukhungu Stadium in Kakamega on February 11, 2017. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 18- AFC Leopards will after all travel to Mahajanga, Madagascar on Monday morning for...
  • Capital Sports: Sandro lifts Juventus top of Serie A before Napoli play
    Juventus’ players enjoyed the Turin derby victory that took them back to the top of Serie A © AFP / MARCO BERTORELLO MILAN, Italy, Feb 18 – Alex Sandro put Juventus top of Serie A with a 1-0 derby win at Torino but rivals Napoli could reclaim the summit when they play SPAL later on Sunday....
  • Capital Sports: Unlikely France favourite Sissoko pleads World Cup case
    Tottenham midfielder Moussa Sissoko faces a battle to make France’s World Cup squad © AFP/File / Geoff CADDICK PARIS, France, Feb 18 – A regular for Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham this season, midfielder Moussa Sissoko is however fighting for a place in Didier Deschamps France plans for the World...
  • Capital Sports: Barcelona grind out victory in Eibar before Chelsea trip
    Luis Suarez and Jordi Alba got the goals for Barcelona at Eibar © AFP / ANDER GILLENEA MADRID, Spain, Feb 18 – Luis Suarez and Jordi Alba were on target as Barcelona saw off Eibar 2-0 on Saturday to continue their unbeaten record in La Liga and extend their lead at the top of the table. Lionel...
  • Capital Sports: Big guns kept apart in FA Cup quarters
    Alexis Sanchez won the FA Cup twice during his time at Arsenal © AFP / Oli SCARFF LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 17 – Four of the top Premier League’s top five were kept apart in Saturday’s draw for the FA Cup quarter-finals as Manchester United host Brighton, whilst Chelsea visit Leicester. Tottenham...
  • Capital Sports: Salah mania prompts ‘I’ll be Muslim too’ Liverpool chant
    Top of the charts: Mohamed Salah has inspired a new chant on Liverpool’s Kop © AFP/File / MIGUEL RIOPA LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 17 – So good has been Liverpool’s Egyptian winger Mohamed Salah’s start to life at Anfield, fans are singing about converting to Islam in honour of their new idol....
  • Capital Sports: Batshuayi reveals Chelsea frustrations
    Game of frustration: Michy Batshuayi says he “did not have a good time at Chelsea”. © AFP/File / Patrik STOLLARZ BERLIN, Germany, Feb 17 – Michy Batshuayi has opened up about his frustrating time at Chelsea, claiming he “did not have a good time” at the Premier League giants. The 24-year-old has...
  • Capital Sports: Anderson ends Nishikori run in New York
    Kei Nishikori of Japan had been chasing a first ATP Tour victory after returning from a five-month injury layoff before being downed 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 (7/4) by South Africa’s Kevin Anderson at the New York Open © GETTY/AFP/File / JEFF GROSS NEW YORK, United States, Feb 18 – South Africa’s Kevin...
  • Capital Sports: AS Roma go third as Inter sink again in Genoa
    Time to celebrate: Genoa’s players after beating Inter Milan © AFP / MIGUEL MEDINA MILAN, Italy, Feb 18 – AS Roma confirmed their return to form with a 2-0 win at Udinese on Saturday to move third in Serie A as Inter Milan fell back into crisis with a 2-0 loss in Genoa. Inter had looked to have put...
  • Capital Sports: Cavani, Neymar key as PSG rebound from Madrid gloom
    Edinson Cavani is looking to beat his return of 35 league goals from last season © AFP / GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELT PARIS, France, Feb 17 – Edinson Cavani struck twice as Paris Saint-Germain beat Strasbourg 5-2 on Saturday to relieve some of the pressure on the runaway Ligue 1 leaders following their...
  • Capital Sports: Manangoi, Nyairera eclipsed in Commonwealth Games Trials
    Elijah Manangoi. NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 18 – World champion Elijah Manangoi and Olympic bronze medallist Margaret Nyairera were eclipsed during the Gold Coast Commonwealth athletics trials held at the Moi International Sports Centre Kasarani on Saturday. Manangoi and Nyairera were both placed second...
  • Capital Sports: Demands of coaching Real Madrid are ‘exhausting’ – Zidane
    Zidane has been under pressure recently at Real Madrid © AFP/File / GABRIEL BOUYS MADRID, Spain, Feb 17 – Zinedine Zidane has admitted that coaching Real Madrid is draining as he prepares his side for their return to La Liga action on the back of the Champions League victory over Paris Saint-...
  • Capital Sports: Mourinho looking for Carrick replacement
    Michael Carrick gave a rallying call after the bombing in Manchester LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 18 – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has revealed the club are searching for a replacement for veteran midfielder Michael Carrick, who is retiring at the end of the season. The 36-year-old has...
  • Capital Sports: ADAK to partner with KICD in Anti-Doping education
    ADAK Director of Anti-Doping Education and Research Agnes Mandu. Photo/TIMOTHY OLOBULU MOMBASA, Kenya, Feb 17- The Anti-Doping Association of Kenya (ADAK) is scheduled to unveil a partnership with the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD) to see Anti-Doping education incorporated in the...
  • Capital Sports: Ethiopia names team for World Half Marathon
    Ethiopian distance runner Jemal Yimer (AFP / Getty Images) © Copyright NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 18 – Ethiopia’s fastest man and woman over 13.1 miles this year have been named on the national team for the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships set for Valencia March 24. Six months after finishing fifth...
  • Capital Sports: Pogba exit rumours are lies, Mourinho
    Paul Pogba has been an integral cog in Manchester United’s machine LONDON, Feb 17 – Jose Mourinho has labelled speculation that Paul Pogba wants to leave Manchester United this summer as “lies”. United splashed out £90million to re-sign Pogba from Juventus 18 months ago, yet the French...
  • Capital Sports: Conte faces Barcelona selection dilemma
    Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte (C) has said a hectic schedule is stretching his squad to breaking point LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 17 – Antonio Conte admits he has a selection dilemma on his hands for Chelsea’s Champions League tie against Barcelona after routing Hull City in the FA Cup. The...
  • Capital Sports: Woods in field for next week’s Honda Classic
    Tiger Woods had said he would only opt to play a second straight week if he believed he could swing “full bore” © GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP / Christian Petersen LOA ANGELES, United States, Feb 17 – Tiger Woods has committed to play next week’s Honda Classic in Florida, a sign of confidence in...
  • Capital Sports: Chelsea readied for Barca test as Willian leads rout of Hull
    Two of the best: Willian celebrates scoring his second goal as Chelsea beat Hull 4-0 in the FA Cup © AFP / Glyn KIRK LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 17 – Antonio Conte believes Chelsea are ready for a season-defining few weeks after Willian starred with two goals to blow away Hull City 4-0 to reach the...
  • Capital Sports: Olympics: Five things do watch out for on day eight
    Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu has a firm hand on a second Olympic gold medal going into the decisive free programme in men’s figure skating © AFP / ARIS MESSINIS PYEONGCHANG, Korea, Republic of, Feb 17 – Japan’s figure skating icon Yuzuru Hanyu skates for gold in a decisive men’s free programme on Saturday...

Pages