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Ulinzi Stars shoot down Vihiga United

Ulinzi Stars maintained their good run in the SportPesa Premier League campaign when they gunned down a hard-fighting Vihiga United 1-0 in a midweek clash at Afraha Stadium, Nakuru on Wednesday. The soldiers, who are enjoying a good run since coach Benjamin Nyangweso replaced Dunstan Nyaudo, deserved...

Man City reclaim top spot after inflicting more pain on Man Utd

Manchester City took a huge step towards defending their Premier League title by winning the latest Manchester derby MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Apr 25 – Manchester City took a huge step towards retaining the Premier League...

Lillard buzzer-beater seals Blazers thriller to knock out Thunder

Oklahoma, Wednesday @PeopleSport11 Damian Lillard sank a three-pointer on the buzzer to cap a 50-point display as the Portland Trail Blazers completed a late fightback to send Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder crashing out of the NBA playoffs on Tuesday. Needing a win to keep the best-of-seven...

Late Abege goal rescues Kariobangi Sharks

Super-sub George Abege came off the bench to cancel Whyvonne Isuza's fastest opener as AFC Leopards and 10- Kariobangi Sharks settled for a 1-1 draw in their SportPesa Premier League encounter at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani on Wednesday. Isuza tapped in an empty net Paul...

The Standard – Kenya: List of Kenyan athletes who have won the London Marathon | The Standard

By Robert Abong'o: 164 Wednesday, April 24th 2019 at 14:30 GMT +3 | Athletics Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge (centre) has won the London Marathon 3 times Arguably one of the biggest running events in the Athletics calendar, the 2019 London Marathon is scheduled to take place this Sunday, April 28. More than 30,000 athletes are...

FA Cup winners to celebrate with non-alcoholic champagne

The winners of next month's FA Cup final between Manchester City and Watford will for the first time celebrate with non-alcoholic champagne to accommodate those who do not drink.The FA said in a statement that they had taken note of those players who do not drink for...

La Liga is Real’s number one priority next season – Zidane

Zinedine Zidane wants Real Madrid to focus on La Liga next season © AFP/File / GABRIEL BOUYS MADRID, Spain, Apr 24 – Zinedine Zidane said on Wednesday La Liga will be Real Madrid’s top priority...

Golf Park hosts Kambasome golf series

The nine-holf Golf Park course situated of the horse racing track at Ngong Racecourse will on Friday host the fifth edition of the Kambasome golf series.Being sponsored by individual golfers from Machakos, Makueni and Kitui counties, the event has attracted a field of 128 golfers drawn from...

London Marathon success would rival all my titles – Farah

The growing rivalry between British track legend Mo Farah and Kenya’s marathon world record holder Eliud Kipchoge is good for the sport says four-time Olympic champion Farah © AFP / Ben STANSALL LONDON, United Kingdom,...

Fifa slaps ex-Stars defender Owino with 10-year ban over match-fixing

Former Harambee Stars player George Owino has been banned from all football-related activities for 10 years and fined Ksh.1.5 million by FIFA over match-fixing. Fifa made the ruling on Tuesday on its website. Below is Fifa’s statement. “The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has found nine individuals – eight players/former players...

Montenegro basketball club condemns racist abuse by Belgrade fans

Montenegro's Buducnost Podgorica basketball club condemned "racist" abuse of its players by rival Red Star Belgrade fans and called for the cancellation of the finals of their regional league, the club said on its website.The move comes after the club's 29-year-old French player Edwin Jackson wrote on Instagram...

Spain court acquits ex-Barca boss of money laundering

Former Barcelona FC president Sandro Rosell, his wife and four others, are cleared of money laundering charges by a Madrid court © POOL/AFP / Fernando VILLAR MADRID, Spain, Apr 24 – A Spanish court on...

10-man Sharks rally to deny Leopards

Whyvonne Isuza scored perhaps one of the fastest goals this season but AFC Leopards failed to keep that momentum as 10-man Kariobangi Sharks rallied to draw 1-1 on Wednesday. Isuza blasted the visitors into the lead just seconds in when he rolled the into an empty net after Paul...

Bayern star set to miss German Cup semi-final

Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery has pulled out of his side's German Cup semi-final with Werder Bremen with a muscle problem, the Bundesliga club confirmed on Wednesday.Ribery, 36, decided at short notice not to travel to Bremen for Wednesday's clash after complaining of "muscular problems", the club announced...

Nadal battles back in Barcelona to beat Mayer

Nadal’s stuttering start to the clay-court season continued before he fought back to beat Mayer © AFP/File / YANN COATSALIOU BARCELONA, Spain, Apr 24 – Rafael Nadal survived an early scare at the Barcelona Open...

Guardiola says Man United will ignore fans’ desire

Pep Guardiola has insisted that Manchester United fans’ desire to see his Manchester City side beat Liverpool in the Premier League title race won’t influence Wednesday’s pivotal Manchester derby. A win for City at Old Trafford would see them move above Liverpool at the top of the table and...

FIFA bans Harambee Stars player Owino for 10-years over match-fixing

L-R, Francis Kimanzi -Head Coach, Mathare United, George Owino- Captain Mathare United, Wanja Gikonyo- country Director, Betway. Photo/Courtesy Former Harambee Stars player George Owino has been banned from all football-related activities for 10 years and fined Sh1.5 million by FIFA over...

Newcastle record signing in doubt for Copa America

Paraguayan midfielder Miguel Almiron could be a doubt for his country's Copa America campaign after Newcastle revealed he will miss their final three Premier League matches due to a hamstring injury.The 25-year-old, bought for a reported club record fee of £20 million ($26 million, Sh2.6 billion) from...

Hotel robbery takes edge off Farah’s marathon preparation

Briton Mo Farah was given an unwelcome birthday surprise when he was robbed at his hotel in Addis Ababa last month, putting a damper on what he said had been an otherwise perfect preparation for Sunday’s London Marathon. Farah, third last year and facing a monumental challenge if he...

Shane Long scores quickest goal in Premier League history

Southampton striker Shane Long scored the fastest goal in Premier League history when he netted after 7.69 seconds in Tuesday’s draw at Watford. Long’s goal came straight after the Hornets kicked off as he blocked a Craig Cathcart clearance before lifting the ball over Ben Foster. It broke...

Former Stars defender Owino banned for 10 years over match fixing

Former Harambes Stars defender Owino banned for 10 years for match fixing NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 24 – Former Harambee Stars defender George ‘Wise’ Owino has been handed a 10-year ban by World Governing Body FIFA...

Kenyan sprinters off to USA for Penn Relays action

Kenya’s sprinters will leave the country on Wednesday night for USA ahead of the participation in the 125th edition of Penn Relays to be held in Philadelphia. The annual competition which is the oldest and largest track and field competition in the United States has also attracted sprints giants...

Maurizio Sarri charged by FA after Burnley draw

BBC Sport Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has been charged with misconduct after he was sent to the stands at the end of Monday’s 2-2 draw with Burnley. Tensions boiled over at the end of the match at Stamford Bridge. David Luiz and Ashley Barnes were involved in an altercation...

‘Heralded a golden age’: China tributes as pioneer footballer quits

Chinese teams and media heaped praise Wednesday on the diminutive Argentine who put Chinese football on the map with a record-breaking move in 2011, paving the way for the arrivals of Didier Drogba, Oscar and Hulk.Attacking midfielder Dario Conca announced his retirement from the game on Tuesday,...

Abege late goal denies AFC victory at Kasarani

AFC Leopards defender Robinson Kamura flies in on a tackle on Kariobangi Sharks striker Duke Abuya during their Kenyan Premier League match on April 24, 2019. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 24 – George Abege...

Newcastle’s Almiron to miss rest of season with hamstring injury

Newcastle United playmaker Miguel Almiron will miss the last three games of the season due to a hamstring injury, the Premier League club announced on Wednesday. Almiron signed from Major League Soccer champions Atlanta United in January, with British media reporting that Newcastle had paid a club record £21...

Sixers crush Nets to advance

Joel Embiid led the Philadelphia 76ers into the NBA Eastern Conference playoff semi-finals on Tuesday with 23 points in a 122-120 blowout against the Brooklyn Nets.After an ill-tempered Game Four where Embiid was at the centre of a mass brawl, the Sixers ruthlessly dispatched Brooklyn to claim...

Garrisa’s Berlin lift N.Eastern Chapa Dimba title

Garrisa’s Berlin lift N.Eastern Chapa Dimba title NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 24 – Berlin FC from Garissa County have been crowned the North Eastern champions of the 2019 Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom after edging out Wajir’s...

SS Assad out to cause Bandari Shield upset

Division One side SS Assad is keen to continue its dream run in the FKF Shield in a fortnight when they take on Bandari FC during what will be their first ever semi-finals appearance. Assad coach Salim Kisasi has said Bandari makes for an intimidating opposition but his charges...

Berlin FC wins Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom North Eastern finals

Berlin FC from Garissa are the 2019 winners of the Chapa Dimba Na Safaricom North Eastern region finals held today at Garissa Teachers College. Berlin emerged top, beating Al-Ansar from Wajir 4-3 in post-match penalties after a goalless draw in normal time. “We are happy with our win...
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