Guinea Bissau 0 – 2 Burkina Faso: Burkina Faso top table and dodge Senegal

Burkina Faso struck early in each half to defeat Guinea-Bissau 2-0 Sunday, win Group A of the Africa Cup of Nations and dodge title favourites Senegal in the quarter-finals.

Cameroon 0 - 0 Gabon: Burkina Faso, Cameroon into Cup of Nations quarters, Gabon crashed out

African Cup of Nations hosts Gabon failed to qualify from the group stages after drawing 0-0 with Cameroon.…

Boon for local gamblers as another betting company set to join fray

Philipines-based Dafabet said to have already set things in motion to set up local operations in coming months…

TRIMMING BEGINS: SportsPesa AllStars team takes shape as 12 released ahead of Hull City trip

Twelve players have been axed from the SportPesa AllStars training camp.…

Equity teach USIU vital lessons as Zetech varsity wins as bankers smash champs as Zetech University dismantle Umoja in basketball

Equity Bank destroyed defending champions United States International University (USIU) 51-40 in Game One of t…

Returning Costa gives Chelsea breathing space following their 2-0 win over Hull City

Diego Costa marked his comeback with a goal as Chelsea overcame an obdurate Hull City side 2-0 on Sunday to su…

Premier League 2016/2017 - Top Scorer

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Wayne Rooney linked to Chinese Super League move after breaking Manchester United scoring record

Mega-moneyed Chinese soccer bosses want to make a record-breaking signing of Manchester United playmaker Wayne…

Victor Wanyama bemoans 'two points dropped' after their 2-2 draw with Manchester City

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama has taken to Twitter to express his frustration after a dramatic 2…

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Victor Wanyama bemoans 'two points dropped' after their 2-2 draw with Manchester City

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama has taken to Twitter to express his frustration after a dramatic 2-2 draw with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium.

Southampton beat Champions Leicester City 3-0

Southampton put the row over former captain Jose Fonte's departure to one side as they beat struggling champions Leicester 3-0 in the Premier League at St Mary's on Sunday.

Ice-cool Sanchez lifts 10-man Arsenal to dramatic win over Burnley

Alexis Sanchez kept his nerve to haul 10-man Arsenal into second place in the Premier League as the Chilean's last-gasp penalty sealed a dramatic 2-1 home win over Burnley on Sunday.

BIZZARE INCIDENT: Diego Costa blasted for using cell phone behind the wheels

Chelsea striker Diego Costa is to be quizzed by club bosses after pictures of him using his mobile phone while driving surfaced on the internet.

Pacquiao willing to fight McGregor

WBO welterweight world champion Manny Pacquiao is willing to square up with mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor if his potential superfight with Floyd Mayweather fails to materialise, a spokesman said Sunday.

Egypt 1 - 0 Uganda: Egypt strike late to dump out Uganda

Abdallah El Said scored with a minute left as Egypt snatched a Uganda Cranes becomes the first team to exit the #AFCON2017 following the lose against Egypt.

Brazil's tragic Chapecoense play first match since plane crash

Chapecoense, the Brazilian football club cruelly decimated by a plane crash, strode back on the field Saturday in a new line-up for their first match since the tragedy.

IOC ISSUES DIRECTIVES: For transparency purposes, the committee wants to be involved in all communications

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) wants all communication between itself and the local body copied to all affiliates.

Cameroon 0 - 0 Gabon: Burkina Faso, Cameroon into Cup of Nations quarters, Gabon crashed out

African Cup of Nations hosts Gabon failed to qualify from the group stages after drawing 0-0 with Cameroon.…

Guinea Bissau 0 – 2 Burkina Faso: Burkina Faso top table and dodge Senegal

Burkina Faso struck early in each half to defeat Guinea-Bissau 2-0 Sunday, win Group A of the Africa Cup of Nations and dodge title favourites Senegal…

TRIMMING BEGINS: SportsPesa AllStars team takes shape as 12 released ahead of Hull City trip

Twelve players have been axed from the SportPesa AllStars training camp.…

Boon for local gamblers as another betting company set to join fray

Philipines-based Dafabet said to have already set things in motion to set up local operations in coming months…

GUNS BLAZING IN THIKA: KDF to pick squad for national trials next month

Thika barracks comes alive today when Kenya Defence Forces stage their 36th cross-country championships.…

Adak and KDN clash over anti-doping role

The Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya (Adak) has reacted to Kenya Doctors Network’s (KDN) bid to discharge certain roles in the fight against use of prohi…

KING HAILE TO NAME SOYA WINNER: Who will emerge Kenya’s Sports Personality of the Year tonight? Over to you Gebreselassie

The 13th edition of Safaricom Sports Personality of the Year Awards (SOYA) takes centre-stage tonight at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre …

ATHLETICS: Bekele sets 02:01:30 marathon career target

Triple Olympic track champion Kenenisa Bekele, the second-fastest marathon runner in history, said on Wednesday he can shave around 90 seconds off the…

BIZZARE INCIDENT: Diego Costa blasted for using cell phone behind the wheels

Chelsea striker Diego Costa is to be quizzed by club bosses after pictures of him using his mobile phone while driving surfaced on the internet.…

Victor Wanyama's spaghetti tweet resurface

Victor Wanyama's spaghetti tweet that was published in 2012 has resurfaced and BBC Sport literally cannot handle it.…

TRANSFER NEWS: David Silva and Samir Nasri for Chinese Super League

Manchester City’s David Silva and Samir Nasri could be the next stars to head to the Chinese Super League to join ex-boss Manuel Pellegrini.…

Manchester United targets Ajax striker Kasper Dolberg

Manchester United face stiff competition from Borussia Dortmund in the race for Ajax playmaker Kasper Dolberg.…

Injera, Ouma return for IRB Sevens

After missing the first two legs of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens series in Dubai and Cape Town, Collins Injera makes a return for the third and fourth …

Kenya recalls Injera for Wellington world series

Kenya has made five changes to their team for the third round of the HSBC sevens world series in Wellington with top try scorer Collins Injera rejoini…

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.…

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…

Pacquiao willing to fight McGregor

WBO welterweight world champion Manny Pacquiao is willing to square up with mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor if his potential superfight with Fl…

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…

WINNER’S WORD: Cheruiyot's message to upcoming athlete as she bags her second SOYA overall title

Women’s 5000m Olympic champion Vivian Cheruiyot is the 2016 Safaricom Sports Personality of the Year Award (SOYA) overall winner.…

Vivian Cheruiyot emerges overall Sports Personality of the Year in 2016 SOYA awards

Vivian Cheruiyot was awarded the overall Sports Personality of the Year in the 13th edition of Safaricom Sports Personality of the Year Awards (SOYA),…

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…

Equity teach USIU vital lessons as Zetech varsity wins as bankers smash champs as Zetech University dismantle Umoja in basketball

Equity Bank destroyed defending champions United States International University (USIU) 51-40 in Game One of their Kenya Basketball Federation (KBF) W…

Battle of ‘The clever’ as Zetech University take on Strathmore

Zetech University both men and women basketball teams will be in action to battle for the crown as the Kenya Basketball Federation (KBF) Division One …

Durant's points help Warriors silence Thunder

Kevin Durant took it to his former team on Wednesday, erupting for 40 points to propel the Golden State Warriors to a 121-100 NBA triumph over the Okl…

HEATS SNAP LOSING STREAK: Harden’s triple-double not enough for Rockets

The Miami Heat withstood Houston star James Harden’s 40-point triple-double on Tuesday to upend the Rockets 109-103 and snap a four-game NBA losing …

MAKING HOCKEY GREAT AGAIN: Diaz to lead Union in engaging world leaders to make the sport bigger

In 1971, Kenya finished fourth at the hockey World Cup in Barcelona, then a string of success stories followed. Kenya dominated not only Africa, but t…

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…

GOLF: Japan golf club eyes changing 'sexist' policy

A Japanese country club set to host the 2020 Olympic golf competition said on Wednesday it would consider changing a policy not to admit women as full…

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.…

TENNIS: Serena routs Safarova to reach third round

Serena Williams charged into the third round of the Australian Open on Thursday with an emphatic 6-3 6-4 win over Czech Lucie Safarova.…

TENNIS: Birthday girl Kerber unwraps perfect present

World number one Angelique Kerber gave herself the perfect birthday gift on Wednesday by reaching the Australian Open third round, but she had to work…

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 …

IOC ISSUES DIRECTIVES: For transparency purposes, the committee wants to be involved in all communications

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) wants all communication between itself and the local body copied to all affiliates.…

RIO SCANDAL: WHY DPP WANTS CS WARIO AND CO CHARGED

Top Sports Ministry officials staring at criminal proceedings over Rio 2016 scandal…

SPECIAL OLYMPICS: Kenyan bags top health award

A teacher at Olosurutia School in Kiserian, Kajiado County, is among 32 recipients of the Golisano Health Leadership Award from Special Olympics.…

Team for Special Olympics World Winter Games named

A team to defend floor hockey title at the forthcoming 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games in Graz, Austria, has been named.…