Mike Dean demoted to Championship following criticism of referee's recent performances

Referee Mike Dean has been demoted to the Championship following a torrent of criticism over his recent performances.

Swansea sign Sweden defender Olsson

Swansea City have signed Sweden left back Martin Olsson from Championship side Norwich City, the struggling Pr…

Kenyan striker Olunga attracts massive interest from giant clubs

Kenyan international Michael Olunga has attracted massive interest after a successful debut season in the Swed…

Chinese club confirm talks over Diego Costa

The owner of Tianjin Quanjian has admitted holding talks with agent Jorge Mendes, over a move for Chelsea stri…

Kenya 7s, Tusker lead nominees for Soya awards

After a splendid 2016, the national rugby sevens team has been nominated for the men team of the year in the S…

Olivier Giroud acknowledges a move to China could be tempting, but he wants to win EPL title first

Olivier Giroud has admitted he would be interested in a move to China - but only once he has won the Premier L…

TOP GUNS BATTLE: Big show as police stage national Cross Country race

Action galore is expected when elite athletes battle at the National Police Service cross country meeting at N…

Mali 0 - 0 Egypt: Egypt held on Cup of Nations return

Essam El Hadary became the oldest player ever to appear at the Africa Cup of Nations as Egypt drew 0-0 with Ma…

IAAF officials visit to inspect facilities

Two top IAAF officials visited Kenyatta University on Monday to inspect ongoing renovation of facilities where…

Man City's Toure turned down huge offer from China-agent

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has turned down a 520,000 pounds ($643,812) a week offer to play in Chin…

MORE NEWS
Man City's Toure turned down huge offer from China-agent

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has turned down a 520,000 pounds ($643,812) a week offer to play in China, his agent told Sky Sports on Tuesday.

ALLSTARS CAMP OPENS: SportPesa team camp launched ahead of Hull City friendly

The process to pick footballers for a Kenya Select side that will play a friendly match against English Premier League’s Hull City kicked off at Kasarani Stadium yesterday.

Arsenal consider AC Milan star M’Baye Niang transfer to replace Alexis Sanchez

Arsenal are planning a move for AC Milan star M’Baye Niang if Alexis Sanchez leaves the Emirates, according to Mundo Deportivo.

Diego Costa and Roman Abramovich clash over new deal at Chelsea

Diego Costa is now at loggerheads with Roman Abramovich - after refusing to commit himself to a new deal at Chelsea.

D.R. Congo 1 - 0 Morocco: Kabananga gives DR Congo opening win over Morocco

Democratic Republic of Congo's Junior Kabananga struck early in the second half to earn a 1-0 win over Morocco in their opening African Nations Cup match on Monday.

Former Man Utd boss Louis van Gaal retires from football

Former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has announced retirement from football, saying he is unlikely to take another job for family reasons.

Ibrahimovic tells Pogba to get used to pressure

Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic has told team mate Paul Pogba to embrace the pressure he is under and use it to his advantage, just as the Swedish striker has done throughout his trophy-laden career.

Top locally-based Kenyan players to display their skills in England

For 18 locally-based football players, a trip to the KCOM Stadium, home to English Premier League side Hull City, next month will be a culmination of two months of sheer hard work and a celebration for making it to the SportPesa AllStars squad.

Swansea sign Sweden defender Olsson

Swansea City have signed Sweden left back Martin Olsson from Championship side Norwich City, the struggling Premier League club said on Tuesday.…

Mike Dean demoted to Championship following criticism of referee's recent performances

Referee Mike Dean has been demoted to the Championship following a torrent of criticism over his recent performances.…

Mali 0 - 0 Egypt: Egypt held on Cup of Nations return

Essam El Hadary became the oldest player ever to appear at the Africa Cup of Nations as Egypt drew 0-0 with Mali on their return to the tournament on …

Chinese club confirm talks over Diego Costa

The owner of Tianjin Quanjian has admitted holding talks with agent Jorge Mendes, over a move for Chelsea striker Diego Costa.…

TOP GUNS BATTLE: Big show as police stage national Cross Country race

Action galore is expected when elite athletes battle at the National Police Service cross country meeting at Ngong Race Course on Saturday.…

IAAF officials visit to inspect facilities

Two top IAAF officials visited Kenyatta University on Monday to inspect ongoing renovation of facilities where athletes who will take part in the 2017…

Doping: AK draws rules on athletes' treatment

Kenya is working to be removed from the Anti-Doping Watch-list ahead of the IAAF World Athletics Championships that run in London on August 4-13.…

OFFICIALS STILL IN LIMBO: AK urged to intervene on extended suspension of Kenyan officials by IAAF

Athletics Kenya has been asked to intercede on behalf of its suspended officials over the extension of their suspension by the International Associati…

Kenyan striker Olunga attracts massive interest from giant clubs

Kenyan international Michael Olunga has attracted massive interest after a successful debut season in the Swedish top flight with Djugardens IF, accor…

Vidic believes Manchester United out of title race

Manchester United legend Nemanja Vidic believes his former club are out of the title race following the draw with Liverpool on Sunday, as per the Sun.…

Serge Gnabry eyeing Arsenal return

Serge Gnabry has hinted he could return to Arsenal.…

White Hart Lane could be renamed after Uber’s £700m deal

White Hart Lane could be renamed after Uber once the stadium’s £700m redevelopment is completed in 2018.…

Kenya 7s, Tusker lead nominees for Soya awards

After a splendid 2016, the national rugby sevens team has been nominated for the men team of the year in the Safaricom Sports Personality of the Year …

Former Kenyan Rugby international Andrew Wekesa killed

Three people have been arrested in connection with the murder of former Kenya and Homeboyz RFC forward Andrew Wekesa.…

LESSONS LEARNED:Kenyans need to devise ways of containing Ugandan teams

The 10th edition of East Africa University Games that ended on Tuesday at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (Jkuat) in Juja, left…

LEST YOU FORGET... Highs and lows in Kenya rugby scene in 2016

The 2015/16 season was like no other for Kenyan rugby.…

VOLLEYBALL: Kyua clinch Yatta games title

Kyua teams have clinched the football and volleyball title during the 8th edition of Yatta constituency tournament which was held at Katangi Secondary…

Kenya lose to Uganda in handball tie

Kenya's women handball team yesterday lost 29-23 to Uganda on the final day of the International Handball Federation (IHF) Challenge Trophy Zone V B t…

Kenya handball team to play Burundi in third playoff in Uganda

Kenya’s men handball team failed to qualify to the finals of the International Handball Federation (IHF) Challenge Trophy Zone VB tournament followi…

Williamson, Broom sweep series for New Zealand

Fill-in batsman Neil Broom and skipper Kane Williamson produced a match-winning 179-run stand for New Zealand to crush Bangladesh in their final one-d…

Cricket: Pakistan captain Misbah ponders his future

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq will contemplate his playing future prior to the third Test against Australia and is not ruling out retirement after le…

RAY OF HOPE FOR CRICKET: National women’s team ends 2016 season on a high

Just like the national women’s football team, Harambee Starlets, breathed some life into the otherwise dull Kenyan football, their sisters in cricke…

Cook named captain of ICC team of year

Alastair Cook was yesterday named captain of the International Cricket Council Test team of the year, despite speculation over his future as England s…

Why boxer Gicharu won’t turn pro

Former Commonwealth Games bantamweight bronze medallist and Amateur Professional Boxer Benson Gicharu has ruled out joining professional boxing in Ken…

Fate of two local semi-pro boxers hangs in balance

A week after welterweight Rayton Okwiri of Kenya Prisons turned fully professional, the fate of two Amateur Professional Boxing (APB) boxers hangs in …

Boxer Okwiri crosses over to paid ranks

Kenya’s Amateur Professional Boxer Rayton Okwiri has fully turned professional days after he quit the Amateur Professional Boxing (APB) Championship…

BOXERS’ MISSED CHANCES: For the first time, Kenyans fall short of glory at Olympic Games

Having shone in past Olympic Games and other world championships, Kenyan boxers failed to win a medal during this year’s Olympic Games in Rio De Jan…

High-flying pro wrestling star Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka dies at 73

Fijian-born Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, one of biggest stars in professional wrestling in the 1980s, died on Sunday at age 73, less than two weeks after h…

Fitness challenge attracts hundreds

The Fitness Challenge Kenya has hailed the overwhelming interest of Nairobians to stay fit after the first session of a series of work outs at Shani A…

Tight race for SOYA Team of the Year as Starlets lead

The race for the Best Team Award ahead of the forthcoming 13th edition of Safaricom Sports Personality of the Year Award (Soya) is tight owing to the …

State to set up National Heroes Council

Good times beckon for suffering Kenyan heroes with the government working to operationalise the National Heroes Council.…

Timberwolves halt red-hot Rockets' winning streak

Andrew Wiggins scored a team high 28 points as the Minnesota Timberwolves snapped the Houston Rockets nine-game winning streak Wednesday with a 119-10…

NBA: Knicks fine Rose for Pelicans no-show

The New York Knicks fined guard Derrick Rose an undisclosed amount on Tuesday, a day after he left the team unannounced due to a ‘family issue’. …

Equity seek to break semis jinx

Equity Bank are looking forward to make it to the finals as they prepare to tackle United States International University(USIU) in the Kenya Basketbal…

KPA ready to finish assignment against Co-op Bank

Former national women basketball champions Kenya Ports Authority are ready to host Co-operative Bank in their third national semi-final play-offs in M…

CHAMPIONS AGAIN: Kenya girls retain Africa hockey title as Police men’s team fall to Egyptians to finish second

Continental hockey queens Telkom Orange extended their reign after winning an unprecedented ninth Africa Cup for Club Championships title.…

Renewed rivalry: Telkom take on Ghana Revenue Authority in women’s final

Mother of all battles is expected today when arch-rivals Telkom Orange and Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) face off in the women’s final of the hockey…

Egyptians shatter Butali's hopes of maiden title

Butali Sugar Warriors hopes of winning their maiden Africa Cup for Club Championships hockey trophy were crashed after a painful 2-4 defeat to defendi…

KEEN TO PROGRESS: Butali, Kenya Police are all eyeing final spot

Hosts Butali Sugar Warriors and Kenya Police will be seeking a Kenyan affair in the final of the hockey Africa Cup for Club Championships when they pl…

MASAI AT IT AGAIN: Joyce wins again at Nyali as Ngugi savours Thika win

Home club’s lady golfer Joyce Masai was at it again posting 15 differential points to emerge the overall winner of the Lady Captain’s (Terry Odoo)…

TOAST OF KAKAMEGA: Akhonya wins maiden top prize at Standard County Golf Classic

Since he started playing golf three years ago, James Akhonya had never won a big tournament until last Saturday.…

UGANDANS IN TOWN: The neighbours are among contestants in the golf series

The 12th leg of 2016 Standard County Classic Golf series yesterday teed off at the par-72 Kakamega Sports Club with over 100 golfers.…

Standard County Classic Golf series heads to Kakamega

The 12th leg of the 2016 Standard County Classic Golf series heads to par 72 Kakamega Sports Club tomorrow (Saturday).…

TENNIS: Woz wilts in Sydney heat as Strycova prevails

Caroline Wozniacki’s eighth attempt at reaching the Sydney International semi-finals wilted in the stifling Australian heat yesterday with the forme…

TENNIS: Federer loses to teenager Zverev

Roger Federer’s comeback from injury struck its first hurdle on yesterday when he was beaten by teenager Alexander Zverev at the mixed teams Hopman …

Kerber enjoying pressure at the top of the world

Germany’s Angelique Kerber said yesterday that she was enjoying the pressure of being the world’s top-ranked tennis player as she prepares to get …

ACCOLADE: Arise ‘Sir Andy’ and ‘Sir Mo’, stars knighted

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray and Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah will each receive a knighthood in the New Year Honours. …

OFFICIALS’ VOTING POWERS CLIPPED: Nock officials agree to amend clauses on polls, term limit and winning margin

National Olympic Committee of Kenya and its affiliates have agreed on radical constitutional changes ahead of the March 31 elections.…

IOC under scrutiny as NOCK affiliates cry foul on deadline day over draft Constitution

The International Olympic Committee’s commitment to resolving the stalemate at its troubled Kenyan affiliate is expected to come under scrutiny this…

EYES ON CHAMPIONS: Focus on World Cross as elite field clash in Italy

Olympic champions Faith Chepngétich and Conseslus Kipruto will headline the 60th Campaccio Cross Country race in San Giorgio su Legnano in Italy, the…

IOC refuses to lift Kuwait 14-month sports ban

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has rejected a call by the Kuwaiti government to temporarily lift a 14-month sports ban while the Gulf State…