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The Standard – Kenya: Valary Aiyabei dedicates Eldoret City Marathon win to late nephew Kiprono | The Standard

By Stephen Rutto: 404 Wednesday, April 24th 2019 at 04:00 GMT +3 | Athletics Valary Aiyabei leads in 42km women race during Eldoret City Marathon in Uasin Ngishu County on April 21, 2019. Valary Aiyabei bears the hallmarks of a strong-willed woman. She won the second edition of the Eldoret City marathon hours...

Chelsea manager Sarri charged with misconduct

Chelsea manager Sarri charged with misconduct LONDON, United Kingdom, April 24 – Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has been charged with misconduct by the Football Association following his late dismissal in Monday’s 2-2 draw with Burnley....

Chelsea coach Sarri charged with misconduct

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has been charged with misconduct for his behaviour during Monday’s 2-2 Premier League draw with Burnley, the English Football Association said. The Chelsea coach was sent to the stands by referee Kevin Friend after becoming embroiled in a scuffle amongst players on the touchline in...

Solskjaer warns United will have to wait longer for League title

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted on Tuesday that Manchester United will not be capable of competing for the Premier League title next season in a stark assessment of the current gulf between his side and Wednesday's opponents Manchester City.United take on City at Old Trafford on Wednesday 22...

Berlin FC crowned North Eastern Chapa Dimba champs

Berlin FC from Garissa are the North Eastern Chapa Dimba na Safaricom Regional champions after defeating Al Ansar 4-3 in a post-match penalties. The two sides battled to a barren draw in regulation time forcing the clash to be decided on penalties with Jafair Mohammed converting the decisive spot-kick...

Guardiola blasts Solskjaer’s ‘tactical’ fouling jibe

Pep Guardiola has slammed suggestions from Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer that Manchester City are guilty of "tactical" fouling in an attempt to stop rivals from counter-attacking.Solskjaer, talking before the crucial Manchester derby between the sides at Old Trafford on Wednesday, made reference to City's supposed...

The Standard – Kenya: Premier League star scores fastest goal in the competition’s history | The Standard

By AFP: 205 Wednesday, April 24th 2019 at 08:29 GMT +3 | Football Southampton striker Shane Long scored the fastest goal in Premier League history on Tuesday after netting just 7.69 seconds into his side's 1-1 draw at Watford, who snatched a point thanks to Andre Gray's late equaliser. Long's record-breaking goal came immediately after...

Vihiga boss Indimuli backs coach Okoth to turn season around

Vihiga United president Kahi Indimuli has defended the club’s decision to hire Sammy Okoth as caretaker manager for the rest of the season following the dismissal of head coach Mike Mururi. Mururi and and his two deputies, Tom Terra and Francis Xavier, were fired last week on the back...

Messi rested as Barca beat Alaves to edge closer to title

Barcelona will win La Liga on Wednesday if Atletico Madrid lose to Valencia after a 2-0 victory over Alaves gave them a 12-point lead at the top of the table.Lionel Messi started on the bench at Mendizorrotza on Tuesday in a move that made clear just how...

The Standard – Kenya: Gor Mahia dent Bandari FC 1-0 to go top of the table | The Standard

By Washington Onyango: 404 Wednesday, April 24th 2019 at 02:00 GMT +3 | Football Kenneth Miguna of Gor Mahia with Benjamin Mosha of Bandari FC during SportPesa Premier League match at Moi Stadium Kisumu on April 23 2019. Gor Mahia revenged on Bandari as Jacques Tuyisenge's extra-time goal earned 17-time Kenyan champions a...

Liverpool to play pre-season friendlies in the USA

Liverpool, who are in a battle with Manchester City for the English Premier League title, will play July friendlies at Boston’s Fenway Park, New York’s Yankee Stadium and Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana, the team announced on Tuesday. Liverpool will kick off the trio of pre-season games...

Southampton forward Long breaks fastest goal record

Southampton striker Shane Long scored the fastest goal in Premier League history on Tuesday after netting just 7.69 seconds into his side's 1-1 draw at Watford, who snatched a point thanks to Andre Gray's late equaliser.Long's record-breaking goal came immediately after the kick-off when he blocked a...

Lillard buzzer-beater knocks out Oklahoma City Thunder

Portland star Damian Lillard salutes fans after his game-winning three-pointer against Oklahoma City © GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP / Steve DYKES LOS ANGELES, United States, Apr 24 – Damian Lillard sank a three-pointer on the...

Eriksen’s Spurs future a ‘special situation’

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino described Christian Eriksen’s contract talks as a “special situation” on Tuesday after the Dane scored a crucial late goal to give his side a 1-0 win over Brighton and Hove Albion. The 27-year-old has only one more season left on his contract and is...

Hull City coaches to visit Kenya next month

Football coaches from English Championship team Hull City are expected in Kenya next month to train local coaches in a programme aimed at improving football in African countries.The programme, dubbed ‘Coaches to Count On’ is an initiative of sports betting company SportPesa, and will also see coaches...

The Standard – Kenya: Solskjaer and Guardiola in heated war of words ahead of derby | The Standard

By Mirror: 164 Wednesday, April 24th 2019 at 09:01 GMT +3 | Premier League Man City and Man United bosses Pep Guardiola and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Pep Guardiola has accused Ole Gunnar Solskjaer of trying to influence the referee ahead of a Manchester derby showdown. United boss Solskjaer claimed that City are guilty of ‘tactical’ fouling and warned referee Andre...

Chapa Dimba final moved to Town Primary after heavy downpour

North Eastern Region Chapa Dimba na Safaricom finals have been moved from the original venue, the Garisa University, to Boys Town Primary School due to heavy rains that pounded the area overnight rendering the   university ground unusable. The final will see Berlin FC from Garisa and Al Ansar of...

History in the making as woman to referee Ligue 1 match

A men's top-flight match in France will be refereed by a woman for the first time this weekend when Stephanie Frappart takes charge of the Ligue 1 game between Amiens and Strasbourg, the French Football Federation (FFF) announced Tuesday.Frappart, 35, makes the step up having been a...

Iniesta named captain at Vissel Kobe

Iniesta has the Vissel Kobe armband © JIJI PRESS/AFP/File / JIJI PRESS TOKYO, Japan, Apr 24 – Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta has been handed the captain’s armband at J-League outfit Vissel Kobe, the club announced,...

Guardiola shrugs off Solskjaer’s ‘foul’ claims before derby

Pep Guardiola has dismissed suggestions by Manchester United counterpart Ole Gunnar Solskjaer that his Manchester City players use tactical fouls high up the pitch to disrupt their opponents’ rhythm and stop them launching counterattacks. Speaking ahead of Wednesday’s Premier League Manchester derby, Solskjaer warned United that City would press...

Beaten Bungoma lads now shift focus to promotion race

After Kariobangi Sharks ended their their fairy-tale run in the SportPesa Shield, Bungoma SuperStars have now shifted their focus to seeking promotion to the National Super League (NSL).The Bungoma-based side was a surprise package in this season’s campaign, knocking out both last year finalists Sofapaka and 10-time...

The Standard – Kenya: KDF win Chairman’s Cup at Mbaraki Club | The Standard

By Ernest Ndunda: 404 Wednesday, April 24th 2019 at 00:00 GMT +3 | Sports Edwin Lemiso from KDF holds the overall trophy after his team won the Kenya National Taekwondo Championship Chairman's Cup at the Mbaraki Sports Club on April 22, 2019. . Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) men and women Taekwondo teams were crowned...

Eriksen late show keeps Spurs on course for top four finish

Tottenham’s Christian Eriksen fired his side to a late win over Brighton © AFP / Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS LONDON, United Kingdom, Apr 24 – Mauricio Pochettino admitted his tired Tottenham stars are pushing themselves to their...

Bayern chief full of praise for ex-Arsenal winger

Former Arsenal winger Serge Gnabry has exceeded all expectations at Bayern Munich this season with his blistering form, club president Uli Hoeness has said.Gnabry has notched up 12 goals and nine assists in all competitions, establishing himself as the undisputed successor to the departing Arjen Robben and...

The Standard – Kenya: Wolves look for win over top four chasing Arsenal | The Standard

By Oddsshark: 164 Tuesday, April 23rd 2019 at 15:35 GMT +3 | Premier League The Premier League trophy The 35th round of action in the FA Premier League concludes this coming Wednesday evening (24 April) with two huge games at the top end of the table. Arsenal will be looking to break...

Guardiola hits backs at Solskjaer’s ‘tactical’ fouling jibe

Pep Guardiola has taken issue with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s criticism of Manchester City’s tactics © AFP/File / Lindsey PARNABY MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Apr 24 – Pep Guardiola has slammed suggestions from Manchester United manager Ole...

Basketball player laments racist abuse at Belgrade game

French basketball player Edwin Jackson has complained of his team suffering racist abuse while playing for Buducnost Podgorica against Red Star Belgrade in Serbia.The 29-year-old, who has been with the Montenegrin team since June 2018, said opposing fans were "spitting in our faces" and that being "call(ed)...

Messi rested as win over Alaves edges Barca closer to the title

Luis Suarez (right) scored a penalty as Barcelona beat Alaves 2-0 on Tuesday in La Liga © AFP / ANDER GILLENEA BARCELONA, Spain, Apr 24 – Barcelona will win La Liga on Wednesday if Atletico...

Shabana hope to reap maximum output in Bidco tie win

Part of the action during Shabana and Administration Police in a National Super League (NSL) match at Jericho’s Camp Toyoyo last week. Photo/DAVID NDOLO Having beaten Bidco United 2-0 in the first leg at Gusii Stadium, Shabana will be out for...

Sports CS Amina pays tribute to former rally driver Jonathan

Sports Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed has condoled with the family of former rally driver Jonathan Toroitich.Jonathan, son of Kenya’s second president Daniel arap Moi, passed away on Friday in Nakuru at the age of 64. On Tuesday, Ambassador Amina described Jonathan as a person who came into...
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