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Kipkirui to lead Gor Mahia attack against Aigle Noir

Gor Mahia coach Steven Pollack has named an unchanged first eleven to face Burundian champions Aigle Noir in Caf Champions League preliminary round return leg at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani on Sunday afternoon.The two teams played to a barren draw in the first leg tie...

Kipkirui grabs the headlines as Gor march on in CAF Champions League

Gor Mahia Nicholas Kipkurui celebrating third goal with Bonface Omondi. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYA NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 25 – Nicholas Kipkirui grabbed the headlines after starring in the return leg of the CAF Champions League preliminary round,...

Okello takes early lead in Nyali Safari Tour

Despite picking up a triple bogey at the par five-first hole, Golf Park’s Jacob Okello still put himself together, to eventually finish with level par 71, in the first round of the Safari Tour golf series at the tough-playing Nyali Golf and Country Club, Mombasa on Sunday.He...

Indiza, Okello lead after round one in Nyali

Indiza, Okello lead after round one in Nyali leg NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 25 – Golf Park’s Jacob Okello, Railway’s Alfred Nandwa and Mumias Sugar’s Dismas Indiza returned scores of level par 71 to lead the...

Uganda dethrone Kenya to claim overall title

Kenyan schools will need to go back to the drawing board after relinquishing the overall title to Uganda during this year's East Africa Secondary School Games which ended on Saturday in Arusha, Tanzania.Uganda, which has played second fiddle to Kenya in the last 17 editions, winning only...

Chelsea’s Abraham inspired by criticism

Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham shoots to score his second goal at Norwich © AFP / Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 25 – Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham admits he used criticism of his difficult start...

US sprint star confident ahead of hearing

United States sprint star Christian Coleman vowed to fight allegations that he missed three drug tests on Saturday, saying he is confident a September hearing will clear him to compete at next month's World Championships.Coleman, this year's fastest man in the world over the 100 metres, could...

Racist abuse ‘only makes me stronger’ -Pogba

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba insists racist abuse only makes him stronger © AFP / Lindsey Parnaby LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 25 – Paul Pogba says he is ready to fight against racist abuse after...

Gor bury Burundian side Aigle at Kasarani, proceed to CAF round one

Gor Mahia marched on to round one of the CAF Champions League in style after burying clueless Burundian side Aigle Noir 5-1 at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani  on Sunday. The match was delicately poised having drawn 0-0 in the first leg meet in Bujumbura  a fortnight ago...

Federer shakes off Wimbledon near-miss

Roger Federer feels as strong as he has "in years" entering the US Open, having put behind him an epic loss to Novak Djokovic in last month's Wimbledon final."This is probably the best I've felt in years coming into the US Open again, which is encouraging," Federer...

Djokovic motivated by talk of catching Federer in Slams

Top-seeded defending champion Novak Djokovic practices ahead of Monday’s US Open start in New York © GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP/File / MATTHEW STOCKMAN NEW YORK, United States, Aug 25 – Top-ranked defending champion Novak Djokovic...

Valladolid leave it late to hold Real Madrid

Gareth Bale and James Rodriguez started together for the first time in over two years on Saturday but Real Madrid were denied victory after a late equaliser by Real Valladolid.Bale and James both looked certain to leave Madrid this summer but each were included by Zinedine Zidane...

Okello, Nandwa and Indiza lead after round two in Nyali

With temperatures just over 25-degrees celsius and swirling winds for the better part of the day, scoring conditions were tough during Round-One of the Safari Tour season opener at the Nyali Golf and Country Club. Golf Park’s Jacob Okello, Railway’s Alfred Nandwa and Mumias Sugar’s Dismas Indiza returned scores...

Klopp elated by ‘greedy’ Liverpool

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp lauded his side's desire for more success as they soared clear at the top of the Premier League with a 3-1 win over Arsenal thanks to Mohamed Salah's double on Saturday.Klopp's men lifted the Champions League last season, but narrowly missed out on...

Why Tobias Otieno is Gor Mahia’s main man

New;ly signed Gor Mahia midfielder Tobias Otieno has caught the eye of coach Steven Pollack and could start his second Caf Champions League match on Sunday afternoon against Aigle Noir. The youngster joined the team from Sony Sugar on a one-year contract last month and has so...

Kipkirui, Juma to lead the line as Pollack names Gor squad for Aigle clash

Nicholas Kipkirui and Lawrence Juma have got golden chances to shine and inscribe their names in the hearts of the demanding Green Army when they lead the line this afternoon in Gor Mahia’s CAF Champions League return leg preliminary clash against  Aigle Noir of Burundi at Kasarani from 4pm....

Lampard over the moon after Chelsea win

Frank Lampard planned to celebrate his first win as Chelsea manager by playing the doting dad after his young side earned a 3-2 victory at Norwich on Saturday.Tammy Abraham's brace and Mason Mount's second goal of the season gave Chelsea their maiden win of the Lampard era...

The Standard – Kenya: Simbas roar past Zambia to set date with Zimbabwe in Nairobi | The Standard

Eliud Mulakoli (L) of Kenya contests for ball with Edward Mumba of Zambia during the return leg of Victoria Cup match at RFUEA grounds on August 24, 2019. Full back Isaac Njoroge kicked 11 points as the national men’s rugby 15s team, Simbas, beat a resilient Zambia side 31-16...

Napoli win seven-goal thriller at Fiorentina amid VAR controversy

Napoli, runners-up in three of the last four seasons, hit back from conceding a contentious early penalty to win 4-3 at new-look Fiorentina in a hugely entertaining start to their Serie A campaign on Saturday. Napoli were also awarded a controversial penalty, for a foul on Dries Mertens, which...

Messi doubtful for Betis clash

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has said he will not risk Lionel Messi's fitness against Real Betis on Sunday and insists it is up to everyone to integrate Antoine Griezmann into the team.Messi has returned to training this week after the Argentinian sustained a calf injury on August...

The Standard – Kenya: Kenyan girls recapture athletics title | The Standard

After several failed attempts, Kenyan girls got it right to reclaim the East Africa athletics title at Sheikh Abeid Memorial Stadium in Arusha. They bagged 18 medals, seven gold, five silver and six bronze to snatch the crown from Uganda who had reduced them to second spot in previous years....

Solskjaer condemns racist abuse of Rashford

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer condemned racist tweets sent to Marcus Rashford after the England forward missed a penalty in Saturday's shock 2-1 home defeat to Crystal Palace.The abuse of Rashford came after United midfielder Paul Pogba was also subjected to racist taunts on social media...

PSG coach coy over Neymar involvement

Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel said Neymar is "ready" for Sunday's Ligue 1 game but whether he plays depends on developments in the Brazilian's bid to leave the club.The 27-year-old is angling for a return to Spain but reports this week suggest PSG have rejected an offer...

Gor Mahia hunt Aigle Noir at Kasarani

Kenyan champions Gor Mahia face Burundian side Aigle Noir in a Caf Champions League preliminary round return leg at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani on Sunday afternoon. The two teams played to a barren draw in the first leg and K’Ogalo will be looking to finish...

Ujiri goes from Nigerian boyhood to Raptors’ boss

Masai Ujiri, who only discovered basketball as a teen growing up in Nigeria, made the crucial decisions that lifted the Toronto Raptors from NBA disappointment to title contender.The 48-year-old Raptors president made a deal last July for San Antonio star forward Kawhi Leonard, sending away long-time Toronto...

Despite superstar status Ujiri’s heart is in Africa

A good story sometimes starts at the end, the end here being the culmination of the 2018/19 NBA season for the Toronto Raptors.Not to be presumptuous and all, but that observation was what I thought would make this story on Masai Ujiri better.If you have been occupying...

Local teams suffer as cash crisis delays work on Thika Stadium

Rarely does a season end without the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) banning Thika Sub-county Stadium in Kiambu County from hosting matches due to its poor playing surface. Currently, the stadium is home ground for at least 10 local teams - nine playing in the lower-tier leagues (Thika...

Lewandowski lifts Bayern past Schalke

Robert Lewandowski scored a hat-trick to fire Bayern Munich to a 3-0 victory over Schalke on Saturday as Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho made his Bundesliga debut for the German giants.Coutinho, on loan from Barcelona, replaced Thomas Mueller in the 57th minute, coming on alongside fellow debutant Ivan...

Juventus edge stubborn Parma – Daily Nation

Juventus captain Giorgio Chiellini scored the first goal of the Serie A season on Saturday as the champions kicked off their bid for a ninth consecutive title with a run of the mill 1-0 win at Parma.New Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri was missing from the sidelines as...

Liverpool rip Arsenal apart at Anfield

Liverpool extended their perfect start to the Premier League season as Mohamed Salah inspired an impressive 3-1 win over Arsenal, while Manchester United suffered fresh penalty woe through Marcus Rashford in their shock home defeat against Crystal Palace on Saturday.Jurgen Klopp's title challengers made it three successive...
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